June 19th, 2013 by Events
Her talk begins at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 9 July 2013 at the Frossard theatre, Candie Gardens, St Peter Port.
Brigit Strawbridge will discuss the difference between Continue reading
June 14th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards
In the first five months of 2013, the Green Legacy Project, now in its fourth year, has provided workshops in Green Legacy’s eco garden at Queux Patio Plants to almost 400 school children. The workshops have covered ‘Wiggly Worms’, ‘Nature’s Recyclers’ and ‘How Plants Grow’.
The Green Legacy Project gives both social and economic benefits by educating people about Nature and plants.
This long term project received £2,000 from Insurance Corporation to fund its activities. Continue reading
June 13th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards
After a successful judging day on 4 June 2013, each winner will be given a cheque from Insurance Corporation to fund their endeavours.
The event, which is in its 23 rd year, is staged to fund projects designed to protect the island’s green spaces and natural habitats.
The winner of the main award will win £2,000 to help fund their projects while the winning school will be awarded £1,000.
A special prize has also been added to the event, which will be announced at the presentation. Continue reading
June 7th, 2013 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited
Colin Macleod, The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s Chief Executive, and Geraldine Silk, of the Guernsey Bee Keepers’ Association, joined pupils at Castel Primary School to educate them on the plight of the honeybee, and to plant wildflower seeds to encourage bees into the school’s outdoor woodland classroom.
The initiative was set up to help, support and expand the Channel Islands’ struggling bee population. Continue reading
May 22nd, 2013 by Events
Buying Guernsey produced products and services is good for the local economy, and is a message that marketing company thebestof Guernsey has been promoting as part of a national drive with an ongoing Buy Local campaign.
Many local businesses and people already actively support this campaign by displaying ‘Buy Local’ stickers in their shops, offices, cars and even on packaging.
May 20th, 2013 by Hope for a Child
Guernsey residents have the chance to become the instant owner of a luxury local market home.
The lottery is in aid of three Guernsey charities who will share the proceeds:
The property is a new two-bedroom two-bathroom apartment, Continue reading
May 12th, 2013 by Waitrose
Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children across the UK and Channel Islands to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers.
The initiative, in association with the Waitrose farm on the Leckford Estate, aims to inspire over 100,000 children to grow their own produce during the summer months.
The children will learn more about where food comes from, the impact of seasons and develop entrepreneurial skills by selling their food directly to shoppers.
Waitrose Admiral Park and Waitrose Rohais will work with four local primary schools each, including Amherst, La Houguette, Le Rondin, St Andrew’s, St Mary and St Michael, Forest, Vauvert and Vale School. Continue reading
May 11th, 2013 by Events
The Plumb Center invites you to attend the 2013 Channel Islands Trade Show for plumbing, heating, and renewable energy on Tuesday 14 May 2013 in La Fontaine Suite of St Pierre Park Hotel, Rohais, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
Doors open at 2 pm and the event closes at 9 pm.
May 9th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards
Guernsey schools and environmentally friendly islanders have until 28 May 2013 to get their entries in for this years’ Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards.
The event, which is in its 23rd year, is staged to fund projects designed to protect the island’s green spaces and natural habitats.
The winner of the main award could win a cheque for £2,000 to help fund their endeavours while the winning school will be awarded £1,000 over three years.
April 22nd, 2013 by Kars4Kids
Earth Day, which was established in 1970, occurs on the 22 April each year.