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Local charity launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

| April 14, 2015

A local charity has lost over a third of its memberships in two years, resulting in the loss of over £100,000 funding for vital frontline services. FNHC updated its membership model in January 2013, making membership voluntary. As a result, all islanders are now able to access the Charity’s services without becoming members first. FNHC’s […]

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MUG men take on the world’s ‘toughest footrace’.

| April 1, 2015

Known as the ‘toughest footrace on earth’, the Marathon des Sables is a supreme physical and mental challenge that two men from Guernsey will face in just one month’s time. Rob Newton and Tim Coates will be attempting to run 156 miles across the Sahara Desert, all to raise money for local cancer charity Male […]

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COACHES AND COMMUNITY SPORT BOOSTED BY DONATION TO SPORTS COMMISSION

| March 18, 2015

Generali Worldwide has continued its support of the Guernsey Sports Commission’s work on the Island by pledging more funds to the charity. A donation of £90,000 has been made to the Commission and the funds will be used over a three-year period to benefit coaching and community sport participation at all levels. Generali Worldwide has […]

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Onwards and upwards for Deloitte

| November 5, 2014

Continued growth has led to an office move for Deloitte in Jersey and the business can now be found on the top floor of 44 Esplanade in the centre of St Helier. The move brings the 100-strong team together onto one floor of a bright, spacious and modern office building that will enable easy collaboration. […]

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Grand Jersey challenge raises over £4,000 for Headway

| November 4, 2014

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa has raised over £4,000 for local brain injury charity, Headway. The team, which comprised of key members of Grand Jersey and Headway staff, embarked on a challenge in August to row 22 miles from Jersey to Carteret in Normandy, before cycling 317 miles in three […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

| September 26, 2014

The sixth annual Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) Golf Day, sponsored by Premier Contractors, took place on Friday 29th August 2014 at La Moye Golf Club. The Golf Day raised £10,000 for the charity and was won by a team from the sponsor Premier Contractors, led by Richard Brocken. The winning team of four […]

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Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

| August 26, 2014

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

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Rain doesn’t stop the footy fundraising

| August 6, 2014

Manx Cancer Help and the Mifumi School project in Uganda are both to benefit following the Standard Bank charity football tournament on 12th July which raised £2,000. Despite heavy rain throughout the event which prompted organisers to cancel the family fun element of the day, the football carried on and was enjoyed by everyone who […]

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2014-2015 mayoral charity appeal launched

| August 6, 2014

Douglas Mayor Councillor Stan Cain has selected three charities for his mayoral charity appeal.   Three charities will benefit: Cruse Bereavement Care, Douglas Live At Home Scheme and St Mary’s Lourdes Youth. The selection was announced at a reception at the town hall for the charities’ representatives and supporters. Rebecca Watson of St Mary’s Lourdes […]

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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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