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HARBOUR CARNIVAL MINI DUCKS ARE WINGING THEIR WAY TO TOWN

| July 30, 2014

The town centre will be awash with mini rubber ducks next week as 4,000 of them go on sale in the run up to next month’s Harbour Carnival (Friday 29 August). Each mini duck will be sold for £2 and then raced along the Harbour, starting from the Crown pier, during Harbour Carnival. Mike Ozanne […]

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With more hoglets in at the GSPCA here is advice on what to do if you find young hedgehogs

| July 30, 2014

At the GSPCA we have started to see the another round of Hoglets (baby hedgehogs) being found and rescued in Guernsey. You normally see Hoglets in May, June or July, when the first litters are generally born, and in August-September, when the second litters are born. During April and May we had a number of […]

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Public advised to be ‘Tick aware’ as summer heats up

| July 30, 2014

The recent good weather has been associated with an increasing number of people reporting tick bites, with some people attending Noble’s Hospital for treatment. Ticks are small, spider like creatures that feed on the blood of animals and humans.  They vary in size depending on the developmental stage. Ticks are usually found in moist areas […]

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Douglas to support Lights Out campaign on August 4th

| July 30, 2014

Douglas is to join local authorities and national organisations across the UK on Monday August 4th by supporting the national Lights Out event, a campaign marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Lights Out invites everyone in Douglas and across the Island to support the UK initiative and turn off their […]

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Passion for parks sees Council awarded four Green Flags

| July 30, 2014

Douglas Borough Council has won four Green Flag awards. For the second year in succession Green Flags have been awarded to the marine (sunken) gardens on Douglas Promenade and Noble’s Park and, new for 2014, a further two: one for Douglas golf course, the other for a scheme at Douglas Head featuring a large-scale floral […]

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Arts Council loan collection works on display at Villa Marina exhibition

| July 30, 2014

Works from the Isle of Man Arts Council loan collection are on show in an exhibition at the Villa Marina until August 24th. ‘My Island Home’ celebrates Island of Culture 2014 and the unique place Isle of Man artists call home. The exhibition features works by the loan collection’s late founder, David Fletcher, Eileen Burgess, […]

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MBL sponsored golf tournament boosts Hospice funds

| July 30, 2014

The second round of the prestigious KHG Funds Senior Open golf tournament – which has MBL Financial as principal sponsor – is coming up on August 7 at Rowany Golf Club. The Island’s premier seniors event comprises three rounds – the first was held at Douglas Golf Course on July 3, with the grand finale […]

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What would we do if St John Ambulance didn’t exist in Jersey?

| July 30, 2014

St John Ambulance is today launching a vital fundraising and awareness campaign.  Every year, the Jersey charity has to raise £650,000 in order to continue providing life-saving cover and training for Jersey residents and businesses. The campaign aims to raise the awareness of the broad range of services and event first-aid cover that St John […]

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World class musicians return to Jersey to teach and perform

| July 30, 2014

World class international musicians are in Jersey this week to perform along with some of the world’s leading music college students as part of the Jersey International Masterclasses. Launched in Jersey for the first time last year, the Jersey International Masterclasses is a series of events designed to provide students with world class education from […]

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LLOYDS BANK STAFF MAKE THE NEWS WITH MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY

| July 30, 2014

Staff from Lloyds Bank made the headlines when they took over the Manx Recorded News Service at Manx Blind Welfare Society. The service delivers recordings of articles from Isle of Man Newspapers’ publications every week to more than 100 visually impaired people across the Island, to ensure they stay fully up-to-date with current affairs. More […]

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