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Stand Up to Stroke

| May 26, 2015

A new initiative – Stand Up to Stroke – launches in Guernsey to support stroke sufferers and their families and friends The new six-session workshop programme is being organised and run by physiotherapist and stroke specialist Elaine Strappini who is one of the founders of the organisation Happy at Home. Elaine has played a leading […]

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Making waves on Herm

| May 22, 2015

Four families have expressed how much they enjoyed a recent trip to Herm that was organised by the Set Sail Trust and sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.   Nine children and their parents, who have all recently been affected by a family bereavement, were treated to a fun-filled activity weekend on the island. […]

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Making waves on Herm

| May 22, 2015

Four families have expressed how much they enjoyed a recent trip to Herm that was organised by the Set Sail Trust and sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.   Nine children and their parents, who have all recently been affected by a family bereavement, were treated to a fun-filled activity weekend on the island. […]

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INTRODUCING DAN BALWIN ART EXHIBITION ‘PESSIMISTIC OPTIMISM’

| May 20, 2015

CCA Galleries International is proud to announce a solo print show ‘Pessimistic Optimism’ by British artist Dan Baldwin, fresh from his solo show in New York last autumn. His work, in his own words is ‘about the themes of life: memory, love, pain, conflict, nature, science, religion, death, innocence and hope – the fine line […]

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Learner cyclist Zoe rides Rock to Rocque for Les Bourgs

| May 20, 2015

A CHANCE remark in a business meeting has led to a trainee fund dealer being given an unusual challenge. During the meeting, Zoe Corr from Ravenscroft revealed she had never learnt to ride a bike as a child and so Kevin Gilligan, managing director of Louvre Group’s fund business, offered to buy her a bike […]

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Students from JCG and Le Rocquier debate the pros and cons of reality TV

| May 20, 2015

THE pros and cons of reality TV were argued when students from Jersey College for Girls and Le Rocquier School went head to head in the latest instalment of the JCG Hawksford Debate Series. This event is sponsored by Hawksford through its JCG Foundation Corporate Partnership.   The event, which was moderated by Fiona Potts […]

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MINI DUCKS GO ON SALE FOR THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL

| May 20, 2015

With this year’s Harbour Carnival less than a month away, four thousand mini ducks are going on sale. For just £2 each, all mini ducks sold will be entered into the Mini Duck Race, one of many events planned for Harbour Carnival on 19 June.   Bruce Watterson, President of the Guernsey Round Table said: […]

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New ‘green’ cleaning business supports local economy and environment

| May 18, 2015

All businesses on the Island are being encouraged to support the local economy, and to care for the environment. Addressing these two important issues is at the heart of a brand new cleaning and maintenance business which has just been launched. Smart Clean has specialist cleaners to cover the needs of all types of clients […]

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Dial M for medals! Manx Telecom sponsor Island Games team

| May 18, 2015

Manx Telecom has announced that it is backing Team Isle of Man at this summer’s Island Games. The national squad will be the biggest ever to represent the Island at the Games when they compete in Jersey. A total of 218 competitors and 47 officials will fly the Manx flag in 14 sports at the […]

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Islanders invited to walk or cycle this year’s FNHC Scarecrow Trail

| May 13, 2015

Popular characters from films such as Star Wars, Frozen and Toy Story will be coming together at this year’s FNHC Scarecrow Trail. Over the late May Bank Holiday Weekend (22nd – 25th May) the familiar figures will be brought to life as scarecrows and displayed along the Railway Walk, from Corbière to St Aubin. Islanders […]

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