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Charity Sky Dive raises over £1,400

| July 22, 2014

MBS are proud sponsors of the recent Charity Sky Dive undertaken on the 31st May at Jurby, Isle of Man by Jimmy McGuire and Leanne Kelly from the Bernard Schulte Ship Management company. Jimmy had wanted to undertake a parachute jump for many years. When the Lancaster based “Black Knights” advertised an island visit earlier […]

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DOUGLAS RUFC TEAM WINS CITYWING CHARITY PLANE PULL

| July 16, 2014

Douglas RUFC claimed victory at the Citywing Plane Pull event, held at its hangar at Ronaldsway on Sunday 6th July, with teams raising money for Citywing’s 2014 charity of the year, Manx Cancer Help. The entrants flexing their muscles were Triumph Group, Southern Police, Robinson’s Fresh Foods, Southern Nomads RUFC, Western Vikings RUFC, Douglas RUFC, […]

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Park invites islanders to celebrate Love Parks Week at charity fitness session

| July 16, 2014

Local recruitment consultancy, Park, is inviting islanders to celebrate Love Parks Week at a free charity fitness session in Lower Park on Wednesday 30th July, in conjunction with Jersey Crossfit. Love Parks Week, which runs from 25th July – 3rd August, is an annual event, which celebrates the importance of green spaces to healthy, happy […]

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New training workshop for charity shop volunteers

| July 11, 2014

Charity shop volunteers are invited to attend a FREE workshop on Providing Excellence in Customer Care which is being organised by the Guernsey Community Foundation later this month. The half-day workshop is taking place on Monday 28th July from 9am-12.30pm, at Les Bourgs Hospice in St Andrews. The workshop is being delivered by Kathy Tracey […]

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Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

| July 7, 2014

This year’s TT collection on board Steam Packet Company vessels in aid of the Rob Vine Fund raised in excess of £13,000, lifting the total raised by passengers over the years past the £200,000 mark. The annual collection started, as many great ideas do, over a pint in the pub, following a conversation many years […]

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Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

| July 2, 2014

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

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Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

| July 2, 2014

GUERNSEY’S top young golfers are getting behind Male Uprising Guernsey with a special fundraising activity. A sponsored golf marathon will see members of the 22-man Guernsey Golf Development Squad, sponsored by ABN AMRO, play as many holes as possible in one day. The players, who will be wearing MUG branded kit provided by the male […]

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Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

| July 1, 2014

A TEAM from Garenne Group which took part in the London to Brighton bike ride has beaten its fundraising target of £10,000. The 20-strong team took part in the 54-mile long bike ride which is said to be Europe’s biggest fundraising cycle ride and attracted 28,000 riders. The Garenne team aimed to raise £5,000 for […]

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Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

| July 1, 2014

A group of prison officers and inmates undertook a sponsored walk from Jurby Prison to the old Victoria Road prison site in Douglas earlier this month to raise funds for Rebecca House Children’s Hospice. The route was mostly cross country, ascending the challenging Ballacobb and round the back of Beinn-y-Phott. The group followed the Millennium […]

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Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

| July 1, 2014

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

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