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MUG Bermuda Shorts Week – support the shorts!

| July 21, 2016

MALE Uprising Guernsey (MUG) is asking office workers to swap their suits for the traditional Bermuda summertime wear of shorts and long socks. The charity hopes that businesses will allow their workforce to support the cause and don shorts for the week commencing 15th August. Gavin Ferguson, MUG council member, said: ‘It’s an easy idea that everyone […]

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10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

| July 15, 2016

The Barclays Duck will wear a top hat for the 2017 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The design, which will feature at the 10th anniversary of the Show, is the work of Tegan Clapham (age 9) and was chosen in a public vote on the Barclays’ Facebook Page.   Tegan completed her design after collecting a […]

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NUMBER OF POST PEOPLE ATTACKED BY DANGEROUS DOGS CONTINUE TO RISE

| July 12, 2016

Over the last year, twelve incidents of post people being attacked and physically injured by dogs on the Isle of Man have been reported; however, many more “near misses” and stand offs with dogs are often never formally accounted for. Isle of Man Post Office will not put its delivery and collection staff in a […]

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Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

| July 12, 2016

The recent “Jersey Sings!” project, which saw 1400 primary school children perform at Fort Regent, has been hailed as a great success.  However, projects such as this don’t happen without a considerable amount of hard work and commitment from those behind the scenes. Organising charity Music in Action,  received financial support from the Barclays Community […]

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Top films on the line-up for Sure Big Screen 2016

| July 12, 2016

Sure’s popular Big Screen event will return to Cobo this month and showcase a range of free films. Titles confirmed include big-budget Bond film Spectre and all-star cast musical Into the Woods. The event has always been family friendly and this year will be no different as the week of films kicks off with The […]

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International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

| July 7, 2016

With just under two months to go, 85% of runners currently signed up to take part in this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon are from overseas. The international profile of the marathon has grown since its return eight years ago with an increasing number of runners from around the world taking part, making […]

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Sure opens doors to new interactive store

| July 7, 2016

Sure has opened the doors to its new-look store on the High Street designed to offer Guernsey customers a new, revolutionary shopping experience. The store features digital interactive browsing, where customers can use large touchscreens to choose the phone and plans they want, as well as new self-serve top-up and bill payment kiosks. The technology […]

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FAMILY FUN DAY RETURN

| July 7, 2016

Around 700 islanders of all ages enjoyed trying out over 15 different sports at the Family Fun Day that was recently held at the KGV.  Organised by the Guernsey Sports Commission and Generali Worldwide, the event was hailed as a success by everyone involved. “Everybody seemed to be having fun, which was the whole idea […]

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Be a Daredevil for Dementia

| July 7, 2016

Local thrill-seekers are being encouraged to ‘Be a Daredevil for Dementia’ this summer to help raise funds to support the work of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association (JAA).   Supporters have already booked a group skydive for 4th September, and preparations are being finalized for a sponsored abseil down Mont Orgueil Castle over the weekend of 20th […]

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THE RACE IS ON TO GET YOUR MINI DUCKS

| June 27, 2016

Hundreds of mini ducks will once again be on sale in town during the run up to this year’s Harbour Carnival, which takes place this year on Friday 22 July.  Organisers of the annual fund-raising event, the Guernsey Round Table, will be selling ducks outside Next in The Pollet on the four Saturdays leading up […]

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