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Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

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Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

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Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three friends are competing in this weekend’s Jersey Triathlon to raise money for the charity, Help a Jersey Child. Russell Davies, Darren Amy and the Solicitor General, Howard Sharp, will be swimming, cycling and running on Sunday to see which one crosses the finish line first. However, the rivalry is friendly and in a good […]

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Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Run4Men will return for it’s fourth year in Jersey on 13th July 2014. The sporting challenge will bring together male participants to raise funds for research into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Run4Men was created in order to provide an event for men who wanted to take part in a similar event […]

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JTC Group staff come together to raise over £24,000 for local charities

JTC Group staff come together to raise over £24,000 for local charities

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Staff at the JTC Group have succeeded in raising a total of over £24,000 for local charities across a number of the jurisdictions in which the company has a presence in. As well as weekly dress down days in its offices around the world, collections were made in support of staff sporting efforts involving running, […]

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Charitable foundation supports prisoners’ education

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The charity Prisoners Education Trust (PET) is pleased to announce a new programme of support to rehabilitate men and women at HMP La Moye, thanks to a generous £24,000 two year grant from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands. The funding will enable PET to give advice to learners and pay for approximately […]

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Final Call Goes Out to Local Conservation Projects

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The deadline to submit entries for the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards is just a few days away. Now in their 24th year, the awards are open to individuals, businesses, organisations and schools who have created, or who have plans to create, an environmental project for the benefit of the island. ‘Over the years we seen […]

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Almost £10,000 raised for armed forces charities at Barclays Jersey Boat Show

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Barclays Jersey Boat Show raised almost £10,000 for two armed forces charities, The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Holidays for Heroes Jersey. The funds were raised in a variety of ways; at a charity dinner held on the Friday evening to launch the Show, by the ‘Hook a Duck’ game on […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care invites local businesses to sign up for World Cup Sweepstake Challenge

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local charity, Family Nursing & Home Care, the leading provider of community nursing and care services in Jersey, is inviting local businesses to take part in the FNHC World Cup Sweepstake Challenge. The challenge will see individuals from businesses, large and small, competing against each other to win a cash prize. Those who sign up […]

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From Red to Green! Jersey Post to go green this Friday!

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday 30 May, Jersey Post will be going green in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support (Jersey) – its chosen charity for 2014. Since 2008, Macmillan Jersey has been working hard to ensure that high quality and compassionate services are available to local people affected by cancer. The charity, funded entirely by contributions, offers information, […]

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