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11 Jersey charities to benefit from this year’s Collas Crill Island Walk

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

11 Jersey charities spanning the old, the young, Islanders with learning disabilities and health and environment-related causes will benefit from this year’s Collas Crill Island Walk. This year’s main charities are Les Amis and Age Concern. Several other charities will also benefit from a share of the overall pot of sponsorship monies including Jersey Mencap, […]

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Minerva raises £16,000 for charity and supports Hautlieu students in visit to specialist school in Kenya

Minerva raises £16,000 for charity and supports Hautlieu students in visit to specialist school in Kenya

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minerva, a Jersey based Trust and Corporate Services company has presented a cheque for £16,000 to Sense International, a global charity that supports deafblind children in Romania, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and India. Minerva has recently launched a legacy project, which will see them supporting multiple causes in the developing world and engaging young people […]

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Bringing smiles to children’s faces

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A charity that has been providing affordable child care for working parents in Jersey for nearly 30 years has a new playground with outdoor musical instruments  and a kitchen for making mud pies. Centre Point Trust is the Island’s largest child care provider for working parents, in particular single working parents, during term time and […]

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March 26th – International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

March 26th – International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International is helping support International Purple Day to raise awareness of Epilepsy. The Channel Islands bank’s staff will be holding an event in their office by coming to work wearing purple to raise funds for the Epilepsy Association, and is urging other islanders to join in by wearing something purple on March 26th. Epilepsy […]

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Draft charities law consultation launched

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A draft Charities Law has been launched today for consultation by the Chief Minister’s Department in collaboration with the Jersey Voluntary and Community Sector Partnership (JVCS). The draft law sets out a modern, fit-for-purpose definition of charity and will also: Establish a charity commissioner, who will determine which organisations are charities and entitled to access […]

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RBS International staff help prepare Mont Orgueil for upcoming tourist season

RBS International staff help prepare Mont Orgueil for upcoming tourist season

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A number of banking staff from across RBS International spent two days last week painting the plywood currently covering the main gate at Mont Orgueil Castle in Gorey. Scaffolding has been erected at the castle while the Jersey Heritage Trust undertakes essential maintenance work on the walls over the next few months. The bank employees […]

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Grand Jersey to host ‘The Grand Tour’ in aid of Jersey Heritage

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa will host a charity event with a difference in aid of Jersey Heritage on 5th April 2014. The event, entitled ‘The Grand Tour’, will give islanders the chance to enter a treasure hunt, which will see them drive around the island, following cryptic clues in order to find […]

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Another record breaking year for the Jersey ‘By Invitation Only’ charity luncheon

Another record breaking year for the Jersey ‘By Invitation Only’ charity luncheon

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey ‘By Invitation Only’ (BIO) is a registered non-profit organisation which holds a ladies only charity luncheon on the second Saturday of March each year to help raise greatly needed funds for two fantastic charities: ‘Jersey Teenage Cancer Trust’ and ‘Jersey Hospice Care’. Over 250 ladies attended the last luncheon which took place at The […]

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ABN ARMO Bank half marathon team raises over £10,000 for CLIC Sargent Jersey

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A TEAM from ABN AMRO Bank in Jersey has raised over £10,000 for CLIC Sargent Jersey as part of their celebrations to mark 40 years of service to the local community. The 13-strong team will be crossing the Atlantic to run the New York City Half Marathon on Sunday 16th March, a 13.1-mile course that […]

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Waitrose sings out for local music groups

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The three Waitrose branches in Jersey are inviting local music groups and choirs to come forward to apply for £1,500 worth of funding. The grant is part of the John Lewis Partnership ‘Music Matters’ scheme, which invites branches to nominate a local musical activity for a significant one off contribution. In order to choose the […]

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