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Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

| April 17, 2014

The Archibald Knox Ball in aid of Manx Cancer Help on Saturday September 6th has attracted such overwhelming support a larger venue has had to be secured. Sponsored by Celton Manx the ball, with joint patrons Katie Melua and James Toseland as guests of honour, will now be held in a marquee in the grounds […]

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CCA Galleries International Supports Jersey Heart Support Group’s Defibrillator Campaign

| April 17, 2014

CCA Galleries International are proud to support Jersey Heart Support Group’s campaign to install defibrillators in all Island schools during 2014. JHSG says that hundreds of young people die every year in the UK from undiagnosed heart conditions such as SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) and SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome).  Research by the British Heart […]

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From Champagne region to Champagne Lounge: A challenge in aid of Headway Jersey

| April 17, 2014

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and local brain injury charity, Headway Jersey, are set to take on a gruelling four-day challenge. Starting Wednesday 6th August, the team will cycle through France, row from France to Jersey arriving Saturday 9th August. The team is comprised of key members of staff from […]

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Saffery Champness Rotary Walk extends charity application deadline

| April 16, 2014

The Saffery Champness Rotary Walk committee is giving Guernsey charities a few more weeks to apply for a portion of the funds it will raise at this year’s event. Charities and voluntary organisations seeking financial support for a specific project or initiative now have until the end of April to submit their applications to the […]

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Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

| April 16, 2014

Staff at law firm Mourant Ozannes had a ‘hairy’ experience for charity last week, raising essential funds to help cancer patients. As part of an Island-wide initiative nearly 40 members of staff at the law firm donned a wig for the Friends of Jersey Oncology (FOJO) charity, which helps raise funds for the purchase of […]

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Running and catching for MUG

| April 16, 2014

Goldridge Estate Agents has announced its latest fundraising effort in aid of local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG). Island cricketer, David Hooper, is being sponsored £1 for each run he scores and £10 for each wicket he takes in the KRyS Global Premier Evening League 1. ‘Hoops’, as he is known, plays for Goldridge Griffins. […]

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Lighthouse abseilers drop in to help charity

| April 16, 2014

The first ever abseil from the top of Douglas Head Lighthouse took place on Saturday (April 12) to raise funds for The Children’s Centre. Twenty-two took part, including MHKs Laurence Skelly and Kate Beecroft, with the fundraising total for the event expected to be around £5,000 when all the sponsorship money is collected. Participants made […]

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Barclays Jersey Boat Show 2014 will benefit armed forces charities

| April 15, 2014

To mark the 350th anniversary of the Royal Marines this year’s Barclays Jersey Boat Show will help raise the profile and much needed funds for two armed forces charities, The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Holidays for Heroes Jersey. The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity is the principal charity of the Royal […]

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Another fantastic Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA

| April 14, 2014

On Wednesday another 13 new volunteers joined the GSPCA team. Every 8 weeks or so the GSPCA hold Volunteer Induction evenings and this week we welcomed the newest group to the team. With well over 340 volunteers helping the Animal Shelter every year and over 60 new helpers since the beginning of the year we […]

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Hoppy Easter for charity bunnies

| April 14, 2014

Teams of runners dressed in bunny outfits delivered chocolate Easter egg treats around schools and nurseries raising more than £3,000 for the Grace Crocker Family Support Foundation. On Wed 9th April, Pete Wright and his team of bunny runners: Andy Smith, Rachel Wright, Heather Aston-Jones, Stuart Dore and Tracy Needham ran around the island to […]

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