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Commerce and Employment supports college’s new retail courses

| January 27, 2016

Employers who send staff on the Guernsey College of Further Education’s newly introduced retail skills courses will have financial support from the Commerce and Employment department. The department is offering £500 per company towards the costs in recognition of both the importance of the sector to the island and of the benefits the course provision […]

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A FOODIE FUND RAISING FIESTA FROM RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT

| January 27, 2016

Bowel Cancer Guernsey is all set to benefit from a year’s worth of fundraising from RBC Wealth Management’s staff who nominated the organisation as their Charity of the Year for 2015. A variety of fund raising activities has raised over £12,000 in the last 12 months. Formed in 2002, Bowel Cancer Guernsey raises awareness of […]

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Row24 – record attempt raises money for local charities

| January 27, 2016

Two local oarsmen will try to break a world record and raise money for charity when they attempt to row nonstop for 24 hours in February. Simon Johns and James Coquelin are attempting to break the world 24-hour indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years, lightweight category on the Concept-2 rowing machine. The current […]

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Local charities equipped with recycled stationery thanks to Hawksford

| January 27, 2016

Corporate, private client and funds business Hawksford, has recycled hundreds of pounds worth of unused stationery by donating it to seven local charities and community groups further afield. The items, which included lever arch files, dividers, note pads and pencils were distributed via the Jersey Association of Charities database earlier this month, with the lion’s […]

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Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management support Viking’s success

| January 27, 2016

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in the Isle of Man has recently agreed a sponsorship deal to support Vikings Hockey Club. The sponsorship will help the club continue to introduce younger islanders to the sport and allow teams to travel to the UK for competitions. The team has changed its name to Canaccord Genuity Vikings to […]

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TEDxStPeterPort is returning for its third and biggest year yet

| January 20, 2016

TEDxStPeterPort returns for its third annual event on the 19th of February at Beau Sejour. Sure will be the headline sponsor for 2016’s event and it is set to be the biggest yet, with a capacity of 400 people. This independently organised event will feature international and local speakers who will be discussing a number of […]

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The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

| January 20, 2016

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

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TEDxStPeterPort is returning for its third and biggest year yet

| January 20, 2016

TEDxStPeterPort returns for its third annual event on the 19th of February at Beau Sejour. Sure will be the headline sponsor for 2016’s event and it is set to be the biggest yet, with a capacity of 400 people. This independently organised event will feature international and local speakers who will be discussing a number of […]

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The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

| January 20, 2016

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

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Preventing illness and prolonging life – local charity to visit all 12 parishes in 2016

| January 20, 2016

Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) is going on tour in 2016 to highlight the variety of services available to Islanders through the Charity. FNHC’s Parish Wellness Roadshows will be visiting a different Parish each month, with the first roadshow taking place at St Ouen’s Parish Hall on Wednesday 27th January. ‘We have organised the […]

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