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Ride For A Life on the MUG Bike Ride – Sunday 9th October

| September 12, 2016

THIS October, round up your friends, hop on your bikes and help local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG) to support those affected by male cancers in Guernsey. The third MUG Bike Ride will take place on Sunday 9th October allowing riders to cycle a scenic 12-mile coastal route. Cyclists are being asked to ‘ride for […]

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Islands partner with Floral Guernsey and Guernsey Prison for La Vallette Challenge

| September 5, 2016

New cast iron and timber benches for the bathing pools and historic promenade have been installed at La Vallette following the completion of a community project between Guernsey Prison, Floral Guernsey and sponsors Islands Insurance. The eleven benches, whose artwork was designed by metalsmith Elaine Green, were assembled, painted and finished by a small team […]

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Over-65s encouraged to Get Active and Stay Active!

| September 5, 2016

The Guernsey Sports Commission is organising a fortnight of tailor-made physical activities for the older generation as part of Generali Worldwide’s Get Active Stay Active programme.   Members of the Falls Reduction team based at the PEH have a special interest in promoting activity in older people. They have been helping to organise the activities […]

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AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

| August 17, 2016

Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS) has had an automatic fire alarm system donated and fitted throughout the hangar by facilities management company, AFM.  Mark Harrison, who has recently taken up the position of Chief Officer with the voluntary search and rescue charity said: ‘With the new aircraft scheduled to arrive next spring, we have been […]

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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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IT’S TIME FOR GUERNSEY’S BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO GO QUACKERS

| April 29, 2016

Big yellow ducks are back on the business agenda as this year’s Harbour Carnival looks to Guernsey’s companies to purchase and enter their very own duck into the event’s Corporate Duck Race.   Sponsored for the ninth year by RBC Wealth Management, this year’s Harbour Carnival will take place on Friday 22 July, with 50% […]

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Condor ‘Design A Mascot’ winner’s Olly the Octopus debuts on board Condor

| April 29, 2016

Olly the Octopus, the winning design from last year’s Condor Ferries Design a Mascot competition, has been made into a soft toy which is now available on board in Condor’s duty free shops. Caroline Carter, age 12, won the pan-Channel Islands competition which was run through both the Guernsey Press and the Jersey Evening Post […]

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Commerce and Employment supports college’s new retail courses

| January 27, 2016

Employers who send staff on the Guernsey College of Further Education’s newly introduced retail skills courses will have financial support from the Commerce and Employment department. The department is offering £500 per company towards the costs in recognition of both the importance of the sector to the island and of the benefits the course provision […]

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A FOODIE FUND RAISING FIESTA FROM RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT

| January 27, 2016

Bowel Cancer Guernsey is all set to benefit from a year’s worth of fundraising from RBC Wealth Management’s staff who nominated the organisation as their Charity of the Year for 2015. A variety of fund raising activities has raised over £12,000 in the last 12 months. Formed in 2002, Bowel Cancer Guernsey raises awareness of […]

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