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Local charities equipped with recycled stationery thanks to Hawksford

Local charities equipped with recycled stationery thanks to Hawksford

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Corporate, private client and funds business Hawksford, has recycled hundreds of pounds worth of unused stationery by donating it to seven local charities and community groups further afield. The items, which included lever arch files, dividers, note pads and pencils were distributed via the Jersey Association of Charities database earlier this month, with the lion’s […]

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MIND JERSEY SET TO BENEFIT FROM A YEAR OF RBC FUND RAISING

MIND JERSEY SET TO BENEFIT FROM A YEAR OF RBC FUND RAISING

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Having nominated Mind Jersey as its Charity of the Year for 2015, RBC Wealth Management has raised over £50,000 for the local charity. Providing support for those with mental health issues, Mind Jersey has been had a footprint on the island for over 40 years. The charity has a vision of a society that promotes […]

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TEDxStPeterPort is returning for its third and biggest year yet

TEDxStPeterPort is returning for its third and biggest year yet

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

TEDxStPeterPort returns for its third annual event on the 19th of February at Beau Sejour. Sure will be the headline sponsor for 2016’s event and it is set to be the biggest yet, with a capacity of 400 people. This independently organised event will feature international and local speakers who will be discussing a number of […]

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The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

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Preventing illness and prolonging life – local charity to visit all 12 parishes in 2016

Preventing illness and prolonging life – local charity to visit all 12 parishes in 2016

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) is going on tour in 2016 to highlight the variety of services available to Islanders through the Charity. FNHC’s Parish Wellness Roadshows will be visiting a different Parish each month, with the first roadshow taking place at St Ouen’s Parish Hall on Wednesday 27th January. ‘We have organised the […]

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MAKE SURE YOU ‘LION UP’ FOR THIS YEAR’S SWIMARATHON

MAKE SURE YOU ‘LION UP’ FOR THIS YEAR’S SWIMARATHON

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

With this year’s Swimarathon all set for a record number of team entries, the organisers, Lions Club of Jersey, will be in town on Saturday 9 January, inviting passers-by to enter into some fun activities in the run-up to the event at Les Quennevais between 9-13 March. Ian Barette, President of The Lions Club said: […]

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Seven young people in Jersey have found employment thanks to the Prince’s Trust’s ‘Get into retail’ programme and The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.

Seven young people in Jersey have found employment thanks to the Prince’s Trust’s ‘Get into retail’ programme and The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven young people in Jersey have found employment thanks to the Prince’s Trust’s ‘Get into retail’ programme and The Channel Islands Co-operative Society. The programme, which The Society has pledged to support on an annual basis, launched in October and saw 10 young people undertake two weeks of training followed by two-week work placements within […]

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Radisson Blu raises £1,300 for Mind Jersey in 2015

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel has raised £1,300 for Mind Jersey, its charity partner for 2015. The hotel has also pledged to continue to support the mental health charity once again in 2016. The money has been raised through a number of charitable initiatives such as bag packing in Grande Marche as part of Responsible Business […]

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Radisson Blu welcomes French hospitality students

Radisson Blu welcomes French hospitality students

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twenty-one students from Lycée Hôtelier in Brittany recently visited Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel to learn more about the hospitality trade. The students were given a tour of the hotel and spoke to staff to learn more about the many roles and departments within the hotel. Tomasz Wolski explained how the front office works and the […]

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Radisson Blu retains gold environmental standard

Radisson Blu retains gold environmental standard

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel has retained its Green Tourism Gold Certificate for the fourth consecutive year. Green Tourism is the largest sustainable certification programme in the world. It proves that a business has been independently assessed and certified based on its level of sustainability. Responsible business champion and food and drink manager Sven Wiltink said […]

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