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Tri it for MUG

| May 23, 2016

 Guernsey guys are being urged to Try-A-Tri for Male Uprising Guernsey. 125 ladies completed their first triathlon in October 2015. The triathlon novices embraced the spirit of the event and swam, cycled and ran under the guidance of Get Fit Guernsey, and the organisers are now challenging men to have a go. ‘Now it’s the […]

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Made in Chelsea came to Guernsey, courtesy of Condor

| May 23, 2016

A group of Chelsea Pensioners, as well as Gurkhas, were brought to the island by Condor Ferries as part of the Liberation celebrations.  A full week of activities saw the Chelsea Pensioners visiting various groups, including the Guernsey Freemasons, the Ex-Service Men’s Club and the Guernsey Sporting Club (the three main sponsors of the Pensioners), […]

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Islanders invited to run the Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon for a reason

| May 23, 2016

This year, organisers of the Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon are calling on people to share their reasons for entering the race on social media using the hashtag #runforareason. The aim is to inspire others to consider taking on the challenge and in turn raise as much money as possible for the event’s charity partners, Seeing […]

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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| May 16, 2016

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| May 16, 2016

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

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IT’S FOUR IN A ROW FOR THE CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATION SWIMARATHON TEAM

| May 16, 2016

The Customs & Immigration Team has once again won the RBC Challenge Cup at this year’s Swimarathon, making it four years in a row. By adding one more lap to their record breaking amount from last year, the team swam 98 laps of the Les Quennevais pool last month during their 55 minute slot, one […]

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Falles Motor Group launches exhibition to celebrate its 90th anniversary

| May 5, 2016

One of Jersey’s oldest motoring businesses is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Family owned Falles Motor Group (Falles), which first started trading in 1926, operates a number of businesses in the Channel Islands, currently employing around 50 people. To help mark the anniversary, Falles is inviting islanders to send in any photographs, images or […]

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Proceeds from Dandara Colour Fun Run to help families of children with life-limiting illnesses

| May 5, 2016

The organisers of Jersey’s first ever colour run are hoping to raise £40,000 through ticket sales and sponsorships to fund the provision of a new Paediatric Care Worker. All of the 800 tickets for the Dandara Colour Fun Run in aid of Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) have now sold out, and FNHC is […]

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Single parent support group receives Recognition award

| April 29, 2016

A support group for single parent families is set to enjoy a higher profile and keep its ‘younger members’ entertained after it received a Celton Manx Recognition award. Manx Gingerbread Friendship Group is one of 22 local good causes to benefit in 2016 from the award scheme aimed at those charities and not-for-profit organisations with […]

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Rainbows guaranteed to appear at the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

| April 29, 2016

A new flock of very colourful ducks has arrived in Jersey, ready for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show, which starts on Saturday 30th April. The ducks, which will be used at the Barclays stand in the ‘Hook a Duck’ game, have been designed by ten year old Holly Freitas following a competition at last year’s […]

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