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Call to recycle old phone directories

| July 22, 2014

JT is asking islanders to join in and help to recycle as many old phone directories as possible now that the 2014 phone directory has been distributed Island-wide. The 2014 recycling campaign is now well under way with old directories being collected at a number of recycling points around the Island, including primary schools, parish […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

| July 22, 2014

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

| July 22, 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to expand the motorcycle capacity on its fast craft Manannan by 30%, which will provide the capacity for thousands of extra motorcycles during the 2015 TT. A new mezzanine vehicle deck will be fabricated this autumn for Manannan and installed prior to each TT, accommodating […]

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On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

| July 22, 2014

A social media expert from Manx Telecom has been giving advice to Team Isle of Man competitors selected for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games – which begin on July 23 – will have an estimated global TV audience of around one billion, and social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook will be […]

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Photography business focuses on young people’s career development

| July 22, 2014

The team at Andrew Barton Photography have cause for celebration after their latest work experience student, Chantelle Gregson, was voted a category winner in Isle of Man Newspapers’ Young Photographer of the Year competition. 15-year-old Ramsey Grammar School student Chantelle, who spent two weeks working with Andrew Barton and his team, won the Abstract, Objects […]

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St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

| July 22, 2014

STUDENTS from St Sampson’s High School walked from Guernsey to Mexico City. But instead of needing passports, they walked 5,500 miles – the distance from here to the South American city – with the aid of a comfortable pair of trainers and bottles of water. Around 500 pupils and teachers took part in the West […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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Holidays for Heroes Jersey receives largest ever single donation

| July 22, 2014

HOLIDAYS for Heroes Jersey has received its largest ever single donation from Nautilus Trust through a multi-million philanthropic foundation which they manage. The Jersey Foundation, which was established by an international philanthropist, has donated in excess of £40,000 to the charity. The donation has covered the cost of a week in the island for 25 […]

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Barclays support local schools with dyslexia dictionaries

| July 22, 2014

Thirty-eight Jersey schools have benefited from a donation of dyslexia dictionaries thanks to Barclays. Local teachers attended a presentation event to receive the dictionaries at the Barclays branch at Library Place. The dictionariesare specifically designed for children with dyslexia to help build their confidence and skills.  They are printed on coloured paper, making the words […]

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