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With Palm Oil once again spotted along the English South coast Guernsey Dog Owners Warned of Substance on Beaches

| April 17, 2014

Last October the Environment Department warned dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they may find on local beaches and with the same substance spotted once again along the South Coast of England the GSPCA are asking dog owners to take care over the Easter break. The substance which is Palm Oil […]

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Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

| April 17, 2014

The Archibald Knox Ball in aid of Manx Cancer Help on Saturday September 6th has attracted such overwhelming support a larger venue has had to be secured. Sponsored by Celton Manx the ball, with joint patrons Katie Melua and James Toseland as guests of honour, will now be held in a marquee in the grounds […]

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CCA Galleries International Supports Jersey Heart Support Group’s Defibrillator Campaign

| April 17, 2014

CCA Galleries International are proud to support Jersey Heart Support Group’s campaign to install defibrillators in all Island schools during 2014. JHSG says that hundreds of young people die every year in the UK from undiagnosed heart conditions such as SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) and SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome).  Research by the British Heart […]

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Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

| April 17, 2014

Entries are now open on-line (via www.ellanvannin.cc) for the 5th annual Appleby Sportive, which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May. Starting and finishing at Ramsey Rugby Club, the challenging cycling event consists of timed courses over either 100km or 72km, taking in many roads that are not typically used in local races […]

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Assistant Minister confirms support for commercial fishing industry

| April 17, 2014

The Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Deputy Carolyn Labey, has confirmed a package of short-term measures designed to support the local fishing industry. The measures are a response to severe restrictions on the fleet’s operations caused by bad weather during the first quarter of this year. In a letter delivered today to the Island’s commercial […]

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Sure Sidecar races set for battle royal at 2014 Isle of Man TT

| April 17, 2014

As well as six high quality solo races, the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to see two highly competitive Sure Sidecar TT races with a stellar line-up of outfits confirmed.. Reverting back to the open regulations, last used in 2010, the entry, again in excess of 60 machines, […]

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Laser technology by new consultant widens range of treatment available at General Hospital

| April 17, 2014

Jersey’s new urology consultant will be utilising the latest laser technology as part of a drive to enable more patients to receive treatment on the Island. Ben Hughes, who began work at Jersey General Hospital earlier this year, has taken delivery of a laser machine that will be used for the treatment of urinary tract […]

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2014 Easter operations at Isle of Man Post Office

| April 17, 2014

With only days to go before the Easter weekend, Isle of Man Post Office would like to advise its customers of changes to operation and opening times over this period. On Good Friday (April 18), mail will be received from the UK early morning as usual with mail being delivered to customers as normal, there […]

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Islanders invited to take part in the inaugural Family Nursing and Home Care Scarecrow Trail

| April 17, 2014

Islanders are being invited to take part in the inaugural Family Nursing and Home Care (FNHC) Scarecrow Trail between Friday 23rd and Monday 26th May 2014. The FNHC Scarecrow Trail will see properties all along the Railway Walk, from St Aubin to Corbière, host scarecrows, which are being made by individuals, local groups, schools and […]

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From Champagne region to Champagne Lounge: A challenge in aid of Headway Jersey

| April 17, 2014

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and local brain injury charity, Headway Jersey, are set to take on a gruelling four-day challenge. Starting Wednesday 6th August, the team will cycle through France, row from France to Jersey arriving Saturday 9th August. The team is comprised of key members of staff from […]

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