Tag: Les Bourgs Hospice

Airport firemen riding from Guernsey to Gatwick

Airport firemen riding from Guernsey to Gatwick

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of around 16 airport firemen and service workers will be cycling the equivalent distance of the Guernsey to Gatwick route for charity on the airport runway on 29 August. The cyclists aim to cover a total distance of 161 miles riding laps of the runway and taxiways in four relay teams. They will […]

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Record numbers for 2014 Rock to Rocque

Record numbers for 2014 Rock to Rocque

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cyclists turned out in force again for the 2014 Heritage-sponsored Rock to Rocque bike ride, this year celebrating 21 years. Raising money for Les Bourgs Hospice, over 1,120 cyclists of all ages took part in the event, which is the record number for the event – an increase of around 100 compared with last year. […]

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Ruby’s certificate design wins the day

Ruby’s certificate design wins the day

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cyclists in this Sunday’s Rock to Rocque bike ride will be presented with a certificate especially designed for the event by 10-year-old Ruby Hynes (pictured left) who is in year five at St Martin’s school. Pupils from across the island’s primary schools were invited to enter a certificate design competition organised by event sponsors Heritage […]

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Still time to sign up for the Heritage sponsored Rock to Rocque Bike Ride

Still time to sign up for the Heritage sponsored Rock to Rocque Bike Ride

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Final preparations are now being made for this year’s event, which takes place on Sunday 25th May, and organisers are urging people to sign up online now. The annual bike ride, now in its 21st year, has become a key event in the local fundraising calendar with all proceeds going to Les Bourgs Hospice. Last […]

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Second print run for Les Bourgs Hospice cookbook

Second print run for Les Bourgs Hospice cookbook

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A COOKBOOK featuring recipes from the Bailiwick which is raising money for Les Bourgs Hospice has had to be reprinted. Last year, Les Bourgs Hospice held a Hospice-tality for our Hospice fundraiser which encouraged islanders to host an event from tea and cake up to dinner parties with guests making a donation to the hospice. […]

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Les Bourgs Hospice volunteers to host fundraising afternoon tea

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

THREE volunteers from the Les Bourgs Hospice Store will be soon serving something different to raise money. Mary Grant, June Hollis and Rose Martin who all volunteer at the Mont Arrive store are organising an afternoon tea next month to raise funds for the hospice. ‘Through volunteering at the store and also through visiting friends […]

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Taste of St Saviour’s Tavern is back on the menu for Les Bourgs Hospice

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE former landlady of the St Saviour’s Tavern will be offering one of the pub’s most well-loved speciality to raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice. Wendy Hordell’s rib of beef was a firm favourite of the Tav’s customers during her 30 year reign behind the bar and she will be cooking it next month. Mrs […]

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Royal Plaza Winter Wonderland Festivities Light Up Town

Royal Plaza Winter Wonderland Festivities Light Up Town

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Once again the Long Port Group has transformed the Royal Plaza into a Christmas Winter Wonderland with a glittering light display, illuminated figurines and a stunning six-metre Christmas tree. The lights were switched on last night at a fund-raising party for Les Bourgs Hospice hosted by the Long Port Group and Urban Kitchen. The party […]

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Lifelong friends climb Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A year after losing his mother to cancer, Gareth Le Noury raised more than £2,800 for Les Bourgs Hospice by climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. The 40-year-old took on the epic challenge with lifelong friend Jonathan Coyde, also 40, who was raising money for Parkinson’s Guernsey, The Friends of Sausmarez Park Playground and […]

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Guernseyman to tackle one of world’s toughest motorbike races for Les Bourgs

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

A GUERNSEYMAN is planning to take on a gruelling race through the Moroccan desert to raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice. Phil Page became the first Britain to complete the Merzouga Rally last year and plans to return later this month to complete it for a second time. ‘It’s a really different type of event […]

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