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New showroom means a big cheque for Bridge2

| July 20, 2015

£1,450 was raised for Guernsey-based humanitarian charity Bridge2 at a party held by Bonsai to celebrate the opening of their new homewares showroom. The Bonsai founders, Mat Rolfe and Lee Stillwell, wanted the launch party to have an altruistic element and continue their fundraising for Bridge2, which to date has supported the humanitarian crisis in […]

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Youth Gaelic football tournament expands in its second year thanks to support from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

| July 20, 2015

Over 100 youth Gaelic footballers from Jersey, Guernsey and France competed in the second annual Jersey Irish Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) ‘Youngstars’ tournament on Saturday 4th July. ABN AMRO Bank Jersey is the official sponsor of the Junior Jersey and Guernsey Irish GAA teams. As part of the sponsorship the private bank helped to cover […]

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Guernsey ready for Gothia

| July 14, 2015

18 young Guernsey footballers have travelled to Sweden for the start of the 2015 Gothia Cup. Also known as the World Youth Cup, this annual football tournament is held in Sweden and this year a squad of under-15 players from Guernsey has been entered. Sponsored by Louvre Group for the second year, the team will […]

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Co-operative Medical Care and Pharmacy Locale to move to new St Helier premises

| July 14, 2015

Co-operative Medical Care will relocate its St Helier surgery to new premises later this year, offering patients a welcoming, modern and convenient medical environment. Bath Street Health Centre, which will also have an adjacent Pharmacy Locale, will open in the autumn. The practice, including De Faye’s Pharmacy which is owned by Pharmacy Locale, will relocate […]

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Nautilus calls on Jersey trustees to encourage clients to support local charities

| July 13, 2015

Independent trust company Nautilus is calling on fellow Jersey trust businesses to encourage their clients to support local charities as part of their wealth management strategy. In the past two years, Nautilus has encouraged its international client base to support Jersey charities to the tune of almost £500,000. There could be a major impact on […]

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£500 and not out!

| July 7, 2015

Cricketers from Deloitte and Appleby batted it out to raise £500 for local male cancer charity, Male Uprising Guernsey. This is the third year the cricket fundraiser has been organised by the two businesses and collectively the event has raised over £1,500. ‘The two companies have supported MUG since the charity’s launch and this cricket […]

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Morgan Sharpe powers new cycle team

| July 2, 2015

A landmark sponsorship deal could have a big impact on competitive cycling in Guernsey. A new team – Morgan Sharpe powered by Adventure Cycles – has been formed with six local cyclists who will compete together locally the UK and France Guernsey’s cycling community has to date been made up of individual competitors, rather than […]

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CAP Safety in Action event to teach children about ‘terrors at teatime’

| July 2, 2015

Hundreds of children, aged 9 and 10, will be learning about ‘terrors at teatime’ at this year’s Child Accident Prevention (CAP) Safety in Action event. Year five classes from 31 local primary schools will visit Highlands College between 6th and 14th July to take part in the established event, which teaches children about safety in […]

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Community dental surgery at the heart of Onchan expands

| June 30, 2015

“Restore before replace”: that’s the message from Onchan-based Compass Dental Surgery as it opens its doors to new patients following the appointment of two additional dental professionals. The community surgery in The Village Walk has welcomed associate dentist Miles Ritchings and dental nurse Abbie Shepley who join the long-established team from their own practice. Practice […]

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Deloitte duo tackle charity challenges

| June 26, 2015

Bradley Choules and Adam Hart from Deloitte in Guernsey will soon find out if their months of intensive training have paid off as they each tackle a demanding challenge to raise money for charity. The two men from Deloitte’s local office are contributing to the company’s national commitment to raise £1 million in 2015 for […]

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