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Department set to introduce measures to help meet budget target

| October 22, 2014

The Department of Infrastructure is set to introduce a package of measures aimed at securing the additional income necessary to meet its challenging budget target. The changes are being progressed to ensure the Isle of Man Government achieves its national priority of rebalancing public finances by 2016. The Department is responsible for delivering revenue savings […]

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Charitable foundation funding for Little Sisters of the Poor

| October 21, 2014

The Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been caring for the Island’s elderly since 1886, have received a donation of £25,000 towards the on-going project of refurbishing their care home at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in New St John’s Road. The money, from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands, will be spent […]

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Guernsey Electricity’s charity calendar now on sale

| October 21, 2014

Guernsey Electricity’s annual calendar has gone on sale this week with all proceeds going to the Channel Island Air Search. The calendar will feature views of the island as captured by Guernsey Electricity employees. As a showcase of the creative talent at Guernsey Electricity, the competition offers an opportunity for those who took part to […]

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I am Guernsey winners announced

| October 21, 2014

Two insightful individuals have been named as winners of the ‘I am Guernsey’ competition –  launched by Livingroom and PF+A this summer. 14 year old Kerys Chamberlain won in the under 18 category and 31 year old Stefan de Laune was named the winner in the over 18 category. Both winners will receive the prize […]

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The Guernsey Football Association secures new sponsorship for Academy

| October 20, 2014

LouvreFund has committed to a three-year sponsorship deal to support the Guernsey FA’s Development Academy for the island’s under-12 to under-16 year-old footballers.   The High Performance Player Pathway scheme develops Guernsey’s promising players aged between 7 and 21 and the programme for 11–16 year-olds will be known as the Louvre Development Academy.   The […]

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GUERNSEY ISLAND GAMES TRI TEAM BENEFIT FROM SPECIALIST SWIM COACH

| October 20, 2014

The Guernsey Island Games Triathlon team responded enthusiastically to the specialist swim coach who visited the island last weekend. The visit by Steve Bailey, a Swim Smooth Coach, was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor. The coaching day started with the swimmers’ techniques captured on film […]

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First sailors’ survey gives thumbs up to Guernsey Harbours

| October 17, 2014

Guernsey Harbours conducted its first survey of visiting yachtsmen over the summer and the results indicate the majority were happy with the service. Guernsey Harbours leisure manager, Sally Diamond, said the results were encouraging and gave Guernsey Harbours a clear direction as to what visitors wanted. 10,500 vessels visited Guernsey this season and 388 responded […]

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20 new jobs to be created at new Co-op Locale

| October 15, 2014

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited (the Society) is creating 20 new jobs at a new Co-op Locale, which is set to open in Colomberie, St Helier, in autumn 2015. The new 3,000 sq ft store will be located on the ground floor of 22 Colomberie, on the corner of La Colomberie and Grenville Street. […]

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Last Chance To Enter Liberation Film Competition

| October 15, 2014

In 2015 Jersey will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Liberation. As Jersey’s most poignant reminder of German Occupation, Jersey War Tunnels is marking this historic date with an Island-wide film competition, which will see someone win £5,000. The competition application date is fast approaching. Any professional or amateur film producers are encouraged to enter before […]

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Exhibition extended to allow more time for public feedback

| October 15, 2014

The exhibition at the Sea Terminal to showcase the options for the refurbishment of Douglas Promenade is being extended to encourage additional public feedback. Outline designs, technical information and artist’s impressions will be available to view in the main foyer until Friday 24 October. The closing date for people to indicate their preferred location for […]

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