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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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Department highlights potential for tidal flooding in 2015

| December 17, 2014

The Department of Infrastructure is advising Isle of Man residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding in coastal and harbour areas next year. High tides in January, February, September and October 2015 could cause disruption, particularly if combined with strong winds and low atmospheric pressure. While more accurate weather forecasts can only be issued […]

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King William’s College hosts Christmas truce football match

| December 17, 2014

For its final Centenary event of this term, King William’s College pupils took part in last week’s “Football Remembers” national initiative to commemorate the Christmas Truce of 1914 with a football match. As King William’s College have students from more than 20 different nationalities, they were able to field a German team from among their […]

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Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

| December 17, 2014

A team of fundraisers made it to the top of the highest mountain in North Africa as part of a charity challenge which raised £16,205 for The Children’s Centre. The group of 17 trekkers set off for the summit of Mount Toubkal in Morocco which is 4,167metres (around 13,600 feet) summit above sea level and […]

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BOWMEN OF GUERNSEY BENEFIT FROM GENERALI WORLDWIDE BURSARY

| December 17, 2014

The Bowmen of Guernsey have invested in new beginner bows and refurbished existing equipment, helping them to continue to run courses for archery novices. The purchase was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor.   The club has already made use of the new equipment in their […]

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Investec event funds staffing at young people’s support service

| December 15, 2014

AN ABBA and 70s tribute evening, sponsored by Investec Private Banking, raised enough money to cover the cost of employing a project worker at a young people’s support service for 10 months. The themed evening, featuring ABBA Sensation – one of the UK’s leading ABBA tribute bands – raised  £19,500 for the charity Young People […]

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Barclays Digital Eagles have landed in Jersey

| December 15, 2014

Barclays has launched its Digital Eagles service in Jersey with the first Tea & Teach event held at Jersey Digital Hub. The Digital Eagles are a fully-trained group of Barclays employees on a mission to boost the nation’s digital confidence and they are now on hand in Jersey to provide free technology advice to both […]

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Beach debris – dog owners alerted

| December 15, 2014

The Department of the Environment is warning dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they find on local beaches. Lumps of a white waxy substance have been found in St Ouen’s Bay and at La Mare, St Clement. It has also been found in Guernsey. It is similar in appearance to a […]

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