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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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Hawksford employee tackles Britain’s toughest assault course in aid of Brighter Futures

Hawksford employee tackles Britain’s toughest assault course in aid of Brighter Futures

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawksford employee Matt Reid has completed one of Britain’s toughest physical endurance challenges, raising over £300 for Brighter Futures. Matt, 21, is a junior company administrator at the local corporate, funds and private client company. He took on the arduous Tough Guy assault course in Wolverhampton on Sunday 1st February, finishing in two hours 53 […]

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Co-operative Medical Care appoints two new doctors after welcoming more than 570 new patients

Co-operative Medical Care appoints two new doctors after welcoming more than 570 new patients

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since launching in November, Co-operative Medical Care has attracted over 570 new patients and growth has exceeded initial expectations. To support the strong uptake, two new doctors have joined the practice.   Co-operative Medical Care now has six doctors, a practice nurse and eleven surgery support staff.   Feedback from patients has been overwhelmingly positive. The […]

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Co-operative’s new LocaleGrouvilleoffers customers a high-tech shopping experience

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

PRODUCT label magnifiers and electricity generating solar panels in the roof will make shopping at The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s newest store a more high-tech affair. The i-viewer, which has been trialled in some UK stores, allows customers to read the small print on packaging as they shop. LocaleGrouville, which was officially opened by Society […]

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Investec helps make the future brighter for children in Jersey

Investec helps make the future brighter for children in Jersey

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

INVESTEC Private Banking has covered the cost for a year of a programme aimed at improving the education and wellbeing of young children in Jersey. Growing Together is a 48-week scheme operated by the charity Brighter Futures, of which Investec is a charitable partner. The programme supports parents in their role as their child’s first […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care calls on islanders to give their views on home care to the Council of Ministers

Family Nursing & Home Care calls on islanders to give their views on home care to the Council of Ministers

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local charity Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) is calling on islanders to make their views known to the Council of Ministers with regards their nursing and home care needs and experiences. Following the launch of a month long States / public consultation, the local charity is asking islanders to voice their opinions on their […]

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Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands, CCA Galleries International is proud to host an exhibition of war memorabilia supplied by The British Red Cross and sponsored by Nedbank.   The exhibition  opens at CCA Galleries International from Friday 16th until Saturday 31st January 2015.   On display will be […]

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SAMARITANS IN JERSEY OFFERS A LISTENING EAR OVER CHRISTMAS

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey will have volunteers available round the clock over the festive period, providing a safe space for anyone who needs to talk. Last year, Samaritans received around 244,000* calls during the Christmas period from people in the British Isles and ROI, and relies on kind donations from the public to keep its helpline open every […]

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Local students learn to manage their money with Community Savings

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

STUDENTS from five Jersey secondary schools have taken part in Community Savings Ltd’s Money Management programme this year thanks to funding the charity received from the 2013 Barclays Community Awards. The Money Management programme is designed to encourage students to think about their relationship with money and how they react to consumer advertising, branding and special […]

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