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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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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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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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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| April 29, 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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Guernsey Electricity sponsored team to take part in international robotics competition.

| April 29, 2016

A Guernsey Electricity sponsored team is set to take part in an international robotics competition this weekend.   The competition, which is run by the University of Southampton and charity Student Robotics, will see a team of two Ladies’ College students pit their robot against teams from all over Britain as well as France and […]

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New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

| April 21, 2016

Simon Johns and James Coquelin’s Row24 challenge has exceeded its initial fundraising target by raising £8,824.21 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation and The Ivy Trust. The dynamic duo recently broke the world indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years lightweight category on the concept-2 rowing machine by taking turns to row 20-minute sessions […]

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Businesses to battle it out in 2016 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup

| April 21, 2016

Jersey businesses will once again take to the St Helier seafront this summer to compete in the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup. Now in its third year, the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup is a monthly 5km lunch time race series, organised by Run Jersey, which is aimed at all local businesses. The […]

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