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AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS) has had an automatic fire alarm system donated and fitted throughout the hangar by facilities management company, AFM.  Mark Harrison, who has recently taken up the position of Chief Officer with the voluntary search and rescue charity said: ‘With the new aircraft scheduled to arrive next spring, we have been […]

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10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Barclays Duck will wear a top hat for the 2017 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The design, which will feature at the 10th anniversary of the Show, is the work of Tegan Clapham (age 9) and was chosen in a public vote on the Barclays’ Facebook Page.   Tegan completed her design after collecting a […]

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Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The recent “Jersey Sings!” project, which saw 1400 primary school children perform at Fort Regent, has been hailed as a great success.  However, projects such as this don’t happen without a considerable amount of hard work and commitment from those behind the scenes. Organising charity Music in Action,  received financial support from the Barclays Community […]

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Be a Daredevil for Dementia

Be a Daredevil for Dementia

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local thrill-seekers are being encouraged to ‘Be a Daredevil for Dementia’ this summer to help raise funds to support the work of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association (JAA).   Supporters have already booked a group skydive for 4th September, and preparations are being finalized for a sponsored abseil down Mont Orgueil Castle over the weekend of 20th […]

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RBC AWARDS ITS FIRST TEN GREEN GRANTS

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

After launching the RBC Green Grants Fund earlier this year, RBC Wealth Management has awarded 10 local environmental good causes £500 each, to help with specific ecological projects across the Channel Islands.  RBC took the decision to set up the RBC Green Grants, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support […]

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Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Islands has been recognized for its commitment to quality customer service by achieving the Customer Service Excellence ® standard.   It is one of only three businesses in the Channel Islands to achieve this prestigious award, which requires organisations to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service delivery by placing the customer at the heart of […]

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Enhance Sponsors Jersey’s First Colour Fun Run

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enhance, a market-leading investment consultancy company, is an official colour sponsor of the Dandara Colour Fun Run in aid of Family Nursing & Home Care to be held on 5th June. The course will cover the 5km stretch of St Aubin’s bay and will be Jersey’s first ever colour run. 800 participants will be showered with coloured paint at […]

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Barclays duck ‘hooks’ over £13,000 for Mind Jersey at the Boat Show

Barclays duck ‘hooks’ over £13,000 for Mind Jersey at the Boat Show

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

£13,477 has been raised for Mind Jersey by visitors to the 2016 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. This sum includes matched funding from Barclays. Most of the money was raised at the ‘Hook a Duck’ game at the Barclays stand, which this year featured a ‘rainbow’ duck created by 10 year old Holly Freitas who won […]

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Win a brand new car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival

Win a brand new car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

To help mark its 90th anniversary celebrations, Falles Motor Group will be giving away a brand new hatchback car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival. Falles will be hosting a range of activities and entertainment at this year’s show (2nd – 5th June) to mark the anniversary, including offering visitors the chance to win […]

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Full steam ahead as Barclays confirms three more years of sponsorship for Boat Show

Full steam ahead as Barclays confirms three more years of sponsorship for Boat Show

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Barclays has announced that it is extending its sponsorship of the Jersey Boat Show for another three years in a deal that will see the Bank stay as headline sponsor until at least 2019. The Barclays Jersey Boat Show is the largest free event in the Channel Islands and enjoyed another successful year with more […]

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