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GUERNSEY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM RBC

| February 23, 2015

GUERNSEY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM RBC   19 February 2015 –Twelve months of fundraising has seen staff at RBC Wealth Management raise over £14,000 which has been donated to the Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association, their chosen Charity of the Year.   Throughout last year, staff took part in a range of activities, including raffles, bake […]

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Self-Injury Awareness Day explores ways to cope with difficult situations and feelings

| February 23, 2015

Self-Injury Awareness Day will take place on Sunday 1 March. The Department of Health and Social Care is leading efforts to raise awareness about self-injury and self-harm, and explore alternative ways to cope with difficult situations and feelings. Self-injury and self-harm occurs when people intentionally injure themselves, often by cutting, bruising, biting and hair pulling […]

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Cracking down on illegal teeth whitening on the Isle of Man

| February 18, 2015

We’ve seen a sharp rise in the number of patients asking for teeth whitening and clear braces at the Tracey Bell Dental & Aesthetic Medical Clinic on the Isle of Man in recent years. Driven in part by what some dentists are calling ‘the TOWIE effect’ (our desire to emulate the perfect smiles we see […]

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Islanders invited to join treasure hunt to raise money for epilepsy charity

| February 18, 2015

Islanders are being invited to sign up for a charity treasure hunt to raise money for The Jersey Epilepsy Association. The inaugural Radisson Road Trip will take place on 28th March 2015.   Participants will meet at Radisson Blu Hotel for a briefing at 1.30pm. After being given clues from Radisson Blu staff, the teams […]

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Fresh start for new Briarville Garden residents

| February 18, 2015

The first residents of Briarville Gardens, Hartford Homes’ latest development in Ramsey, have crossed the thresholds of their new homes. Six of the 14 detached properties in the collection of new-builds are now occupied, with the final homes due for completion by April. Situated in the south of Ramsey, the development is made up of […]

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GUERNSEY TENNIS COACHES PUT CONFERENCE LEARNINGS INTO PRACTICE

| February 16, 2015

Four local tennis coaches have been putting the knowledge they gained from a recent tennis coaching conference into practice. The trip to the British Tennis Association Coaches Conference was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor. Rob West, Gareth Coombes, Jo Robinson and Richard Smeed from the […]

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Les Quennevais students win international competition for ‘extraordinary’ work

| February 16, 2015

A musical instrument made from driftwood and scallop shells, a poem comparing education to a trip to Mars, and an anti-pollution beach geology project have won top prize for Les Quennevais students in an international competition designed to showcase ‘extraordinary work’ by schools. The winning projects, some by Year 7 students who had just started […]

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TRIALS FOR REVOLUTIONARY PHYSICAL LITERACY SOLUTION IN ISLE OF MAN SCHOOLS SHOW 30% IMPROVEMENT

| February 16, 2015

Amaven, a ground-breaking, digital solution, launched to revolutionise health and wellbeing, has been successfully trialed in a selection of schools across the Isle of Man. Early results show an average improvement of almost 30% for balance, co-ordination and physical fitness for the primary school children who took part in the pilot programmes. The easy-to-use software […]

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Design Our Milk Van Competition Opens for 4 to 14 Year Olds

| February 16, 2015

Isle of Man Creamery is very excited to launch its Design Our Milk Van Competition, giving the Island’s four to fourteen year olds the chance to tell their friends “I did that!” As well as a seeing their design printed across a brand new Isle of Man Creamery milk delivery van, the winning artist will […]

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Opportunity to play key role in Island’s cultural heritage

| February 16, 2015

Public spirited individuals with the talent and enthusiasm to play a key role in the promotion of the Isle of Man’s cultural heritage are being invited to apply to join Culture Vannin. The registered charity, which encourages people to enjoy and learn about Manx culture, has a vacancy for a lay member. The Council of […]

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