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

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

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Radisson Blu pledges to support Mind Jersey through 2015

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel has pledged to support mental health charity Mind Jersey throughout 2015 by hosting a range of events and initiatives.   Activities to support the Charity are already underway for 2015 with the launch of a £1 on bills donation scheme, with 50 pence going to MIND Jersey and the other 50 […]

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Local charity invites businesses to sign up for Grand National Sweepstake Challenge

Local charity invites businesses to sign up for Grand National Sweepstake Challenge

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local charity, Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC), is inviting local businesses to take part in the 2015 Grand National Sweepstake Challenge. The challenge will see individuals from businesses of all sizes signing up and placing their bets on a randomly selected horse(s) in the week running up to the world-famous Grand National on Saturday, […]

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Radisson Blu turns down lights to raise awareness of Earth Hour

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radisson Blu Jersey will be turning down the hotel’s lights for one hour in support of Earth Hour On March 28th 2015.   Earth Hour will take place in over 162 countries worldwide at 8.30pm, with the aim of highlighting the issues surrounding climate change.   Radisson Blu will turn down the hotel’s energy consumption […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

As NHS Scotland announces an additional £100million in funding to tackle the country’s current ‘bed blocking’ issue, recent statistics from Family Nursing & Home Care show that the charity’s Rapid Response Team has delivered 688 days of care in patients’ homes in just nine months. Since the service’s launch, the service has treated 167 patients, […]

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Come and play in Barclays Code Playground

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barclays Code Playground has launched in Jersey to help young islanders learn the basics of computer coding. The initiative gives parents and children the opportunity to learn coding skills online and in branch under the guidance of the Barclays Digital Eagles, a team of specially trained Barclays employees keen to pass on their technology expertise. […]

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Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22nd to 25th May, Family Nursing & Home Care will be hosting the Island’s second annual Scarecrow Trail. Islanders are being invited to take part by entering scarecrows into the competition on the theme of ‘Films and Shows.’ For four days in May, the FNHC Scarecrow Trail sees properties […]

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Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22nd to 25th May, Family Nursing & Home Care will be hosting the Island’s second annual Scarecrow Trail. Islanders are being invited to take part by entering scarecrows into the competition on the theme of ‘Films and Shows.’ For four days in May, the FNHC Scarecrow Trail sees properties […]

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Islanders invited to join treasure hunt to raise money for epilepsy charity

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being invited to sign up for a charity treasure hunt to raise money for The Jersey Epilepsy Association. The inaugural Radisson Road Trip will take place on 28th March 2015.   Participants will meet at Radisson Blu Hotel for a briefing at 1.30pm. After being given clues from Radisson Blu staff, the teams […]

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Les Quennevais students win international competition for ‘extraordinary’ work

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A musical instrument made from driftwood and scallop shells, a poem comparing education to a trip to Mars, and an anti-pollution beach geology project have won top prize for Les Quennevais students in an international competition designed to showcase ‘extraordinary work’ by schools. The winning projects, some by Year 7 students who had just started […]

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