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Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

| June 20, 2016

For the second year, local primary schools have been invited to take part in an island-wide The 24 Game competition. The 24 Game is a maths game designed to improve children’s mental arithmetic skills. The game, which originated in the USA and which is now played extensively across the UK, uses a deck of cards, […]

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Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

| June 20, 2016

Islands has been recognized for its commitment to quality customer service by achieving the Customer Service Excellence ® standard.   It is one of only three businesses in the Channel Islands to achieve this prestigious award, which requires organisations to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service delivery by placing the customer at the heart of […]

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App allows users to read the signs

| June 20, 2016

Motorists can stay up to date with road closures and driving conditions in the Isle of Man by using the readthesigns mobile phone app developed by the Department of Infrastructure. The app allows users to check information being displayed on 13 electronic traffic signs situated at the Villa Marina, Liverpool Arms, Richmond Hill, Bath Place, […]

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ISLAND’S SCHOOL CHILDREN GET READY TO DRESS THEIR DUCKS

| June 2, 2016

Guernsey’s school children are once again being asked to enter the Best Dressed Duck competition, part of this year’s Harbour Carnival on 22 July.  With mini ducks available to purchase for £2 each through primary schools in Guernsey, Herm and Sark, children will have until Friday 10 June to decorate their duck reflecting a carnival […]

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Barclays duck ‘hooks’ over £13,000 for Mind Jersey at the Boat Show

| June 2, 2016

£13,477 has been raised for Mind Jersey by visitors to the 2016 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. This sum includes matched funding from Barclays. Most of the money was raised at the ‘Hook a Duck’ game at the Barclays stand, which this year featured a ‘rainbow’ duck created by 10 year old Holly Freitas who won […]

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Enhance Sponsors Jersey’s First Colour Fun Run

| June 2, 2016

Enhance, a market-leading investment consultancy company, is an official colour sponsor of the Dandara Colour Fun Run in aid of Family Nursing & Home Care to be held on 5th June. The course will cover the 5km stretch of St Aubin’s bay and will be Jersey’s first ever colour run. 800 participants will be showered with coloured paint at […]

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Full steam ahead as Barclays confirms three more years of sponsorship for Boat Show

| June 2, 2016

Barclays has announced that it is extending its sponsorship of the Jersey Boat Show for another three years in a deal that will see the Bank stay as headline sponsor until at least 2019. The Barclays Jersey Boat Show is the largest free event in the Channel Islands and enjoyed another successful year with more […]

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Win a brand new car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival

| June 2, 2016

To help mark its 90th anniversary celebrations, Falles Motor Group will be giving away a brand new hatchback car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival. Falles will be hosting a range of activities and entertainment at this year’s show (2nd – 5th June) to mark the anniversary, including offering visitors the chance to win […]

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Tri it for MUG

| May 23, 2016

 Guernsey guys are being urged to Try-A-Tri for Male Uprising Guernsey. 125 ladies completed their first triathlon in October 2015. The triathlon novices embraced the spirit of the event and swam, cycled and ran under the guidance of Get Fit Guernsey, and the organisers are now challenging men to have a go. ‘Now it’s the […]

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Made in Chelsea came to Guernsey, courtesy of Condor

| May 23, 2016

A group of Chelsea Pensioners, as well as Gurkhas, were brought to the island by Condor Ferries as part of the Liberation celebrations.  A full week of activities saw the Chelsea Pensioners visiting various groups, including the Guernsey Freemasons, the Ex-Service Men’s Club and the Guernsey Sporting Club (the three main sponsors of the Pensioners), […]

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