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Sure becomes member of the Internet Watch Foundation

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

SURE has joined the Internet Watch Foundation as part of its continuing commitment to protect its customers from accessing unsuitable websites. The IWF, which promotes the safe use of technology, is part of the UK Safer Internet Centre. Its members, of which there are nearly 120, are aiming to eliminate images showing the sexual abuse […]

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Sure helps 650 children stay safe with production of new video

Sure helps 650 children stay safe with production of new video

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

HUNDREDS of Year 6 children will learn vital information about safety in a new video sponsored by Sure. Each year the Safety Calling Challenge involves all 10 and 11-year-old school children attending half-day safety workshops organised by the Guernsey Child Accident Prevention Group. During the workshops they are shown a video about making an emergency […]

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Sure customers can roam with confidence

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the summer approaches, Sure customers will be the first in the Channel Islands to be able to limit the amount of data they use whilst roaming, following the introduction of data roaming spending limits. The new system will enable Sure mobile users to choose a spending limit from a range of £10, £20, £50, […]

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Sure’s 2014 phonebook introduces islanders to volunteering

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure has taken its charitable support to a new level by using the cover of its 2014 directory to encourage islanders to volunteer. For the first time Sure has moved away from using images of the Bailiwick on the cover of the phone book. Instead, it features a local online volunteering website. ‘In the 2013 […]

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Sure extends its Random Acts of Kindness initiative

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

SURE has extended its Random Acts of Kindness initiative and this year more than 2,000 islanders will receive an unexpected gift including croissants, fuel, cakes, flowers, films, personal gifts and flights. Random Acts of Kindness is a worldwide initiative, which encourages people to step out of their normal routine and attempt a random act of […]

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Sark Christmas lights

Sark Christmas lights

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

SARK’S Avenue will be brighter than ever this Christmas thanks to a £5,000 donation from Sure. The island’s Christmas lights, put up each year by staff from Sark Electricity, were becoming worn and broken and there was doubt they would survive this year’s festive period. Sure has stepped in to buy a new set of […]

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Sure and Mawson Collins provide hampers for families of children with special needs

Sure and Mawson Collins provide hampers for families of children with special needs

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Families of children with special needs will receive special Christmas hampers thanks to staff from Sure and Mawson Collins. The Sure Community Foundation has secured a £350 donation from Mawson Collins, property agents and consultants, which will be used for the basis of 15 hampers for the Wigwam Support Group. Staff from Sure will donate […]

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Sure welcomes moves by Google to block searches linked to child abuse

Sure welcomes moves by Google to block searches linked to child abuse

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

News that Google is blocking internet search results linked to child abuse is a welcome move, according to Sure. Earlier this year, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that every household in the UK would have pornography blocked by their internet provider unless they chose to remove it. At the time, Sure said his announcement was […]

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Sure customers able to donate to Children in Need by text for first time

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

SURE customers can, for the first time ever, make donations to BBC Children in Need by text. Previously islanders in Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man have been unable to access the numbers advertised. But this year, Sure will host the numbers in each island, making it easier to donate. ‘This is great news […]

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CICRA urges Sure to change its billing practices in open letter to managing director

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has criticised Sure for some of its recent new billing practices and is urging the telecoms company to change its billing and payment processes. In an open letter to Sure managing director, Eddie Saints, CICRA chief executive, Andrew Riseley, said the letter was as a consequence of […]

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