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Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

| January 9, 2015

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands, CCA Galleries International is proud to host an exhibition of war memorabilia supplied by The British Red Cross and sponsored by Nedbank.   The exhibition  opens at CCA Galleries International from Friday 16th until Saturday 31st January 2015.   On display will be […]

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MANX CANCER HELP RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS

| January 9, 2015

Why not make 2015 your year to volunteer with Manx Cancer Help? On Saturday 24th January the prominent local charity will be holding an open day at its base, the Lisa Lowe Centre in Tromode, for anyone considering becoming part of the team. As well as helping out at events organised by Manx Cancer Help’s […]

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SAMARITANS IN JERSEY OFFERS A LISTENING EAR OVER CHRISTMAS

| January 7, 2015

Jersey will have volunteers available round the clock over the festive period, providing a safe space for anyone who needs to talk. Last year, Samaritans received around 244,000* calls during the Christmas period from people in the British Isles and ROI, and relies on kind donations from the public to keep its helpline open every […]

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Local students learn to manage their money with Community Savings

| January 7, 2015

STUDENTS from five Jersey secondary schools have taken part in Community Savings Ltd’s Money Management programme this year thanks to funding the charity received from the 2013 Barclays Community Awards. The Money Management programme is designed to encourage students to think about their relationship with money and how they react to consumer advertising, branding and special […]

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Local charities offered a helping hand by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

| January 7, 2015

Charities and local organisations are being given the opportunity to apply for thousands of pounds as The Co-operative Society launches its 2015 Helping Hands Fund.   The fund, which has benefited thousands of Channel Islanders since it was first launched 21 years ago, is open to charities and organisations and reflects the Society’s underlying principles […]

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Nursery children bring Christmas cheer to elderly

| December 22, 2014

Children from a nursery in Ramsey brought some Christmas cheers to the elderly in residential homes in the town. Youngsters from Bonwick Day Nursery in Lezayre Road – which is run by The Children’s Centre – visited five residential homes in the North of the Island on December 18th and 19th with gifts of mince […]

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The Channel Islands Co-operative installs defibrillators across stores Island-wide

| December 22, 2014

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society will install 12 public access defibrillators (PADS) in its Locale and Grand Marche stores in Jersey over the coming weeks.   The Society has been working closely with The States of Jersey Ambulance Service and St John Ambulance to fit the defibrillators across its stores. The defibrillators have been installed […]

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Conister Bank sponsor Youth Scholarship

| December 18, 2014

The Youth Scholarship – Development and Leadership Program, (delivered by Adventurous Experiences), is now sponsored by Conister Bank. Recently endorsed as a finalist in the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence (Corporate Social Responsibility)the program enables young students from the Isle of Man to rise to be part of a team embarking in a […]

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New rules for pet travel

| December 18, 2014

New pet travel rules are coming in at the end of the year that may affect pet owners in Jersey. Jersey has a pet travel scheme which was set up to enable pet owners to take their pets with them when they move home or go on holiday in the EU. People transporting animals for […]

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Parents reminded about Reception places for September 2015

| December 17, 2014

Parents who have not yet registered for a Reception place in a States’ primary school for September 2015 need to contact the Education Department before Friday 19 December 2014 to ensure their child has a place. Information on how to register is available from the government website at: http://www.gov.je/Education/Schools/FindingSchool/Pages/Admissions.aspx If applications are received after 19 […]

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