Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Botanical Trust'

Guernsey Botanical Trust raising funds to build The Gatehouse visitor and education centre

May 25th, 2017 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust, which runs the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park, Castel plans to build The Gatehouse as part of their on-going restoration project. The Trust, which is a Guernsey charity, receives no financial support from the Guernsey government. It needs to raise £200,000 to build The Gatehouse, which will include a […]

Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park needs volunteers, old cards, egg boxes and small gifts

January 31st, 2014 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust 25 January 2014 ‘Garden Gossip‘ newsletter states that the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden is now an accredited Guernsey visitor attraction. The beautiful garden expects many visitors in 2014. The garden hopes to open from 10.00 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesdays to Sundays between March and September 2014 and Bank Holidays, but […]

Autism Guernsey and Amalgamated Boxing Club receive funds raised by the 2012 Itex Rotary Walk

December 20th, 2012 by ITEX

Two additional charities will benefit from the funds raised by the 2012 Itex Rotary Walk. Six hundred and fifteen people registered for the walk along the entire Guernsey coastline. Three hundred and fifty people completed the round the island course on 9 June 2012. Having raised over £51,000 from the 2012 walk, the Itex Rotary […]

Guernsey Community Foundation’s third round of quarterly grants awarded to five charities

November 28th, 2012 by Guernsey Community Foundation

Five local projects have benefited from the third round of the Guernsey Community Foundation’s Quarterly Grants Programme which currently targets projects that work towards improving social inclusion. The Guernsey Botanical Trust was granted £2,500 towards repairs to greenhouses in their walled gardens in Saumarez Park. Once completed, these greenhouses will provide an all-weather facility for […]

Guernsey Round Table Christmas Fayre at Beau Sejour on Sunday 18 November 2012

November 6th, 2012 by Events

The Guernsey Round Table Christmas Fayre will be held at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday 18 November 2012. Entry to the Christmas Fayre is free. There will be lots of activities and fun and games. Many Guernsey charities will be selling lots of goodies to raise funds. These […]

CI Co-operative Society funds available for environmental projects

July 24th, 2012 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society will be donating thousands of pounds to environmental projects across the Channel Islands again this year. The Eco-Fund was launched in 2008 when The Co-operative led the way in recycling by levying a 5 pence charge on one-trip carrier bags, in an attempt to reduce the number used. In the […]

Generous State Street donation helps Guernsey Botanical Trust build Orchard House

July 3rd, 2012 by The Guernsey Botanical Trust

The Walled Victorian Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park is celebrating the next big step in its renovation as the new Orchard House nears completion. Work on building on the exact site of a Victorian glass house and using materials appropriate to the site has been possible thanks to a generous donation of more than £15,000 […]

ITEX committee ask walkers to pay in sponsorship money asap

July 3rd, 2012 by ITEX

Monies have been coming in following another successful Itex-Rotary around the island walk which took place on 9 June 2012. Organisers collected around £20,000 on the day of the walk and since then sponsorship money has been arriving daily and now totals £43,000. Richard Parker – Chairman of the organising committee is delighted with the […]

CI Co-operative Society provides Helping Hands for voluntary sector

June 14th, 2012 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited gave £156,862 to community, environmental and charity projects throughout the islands in 2011. One of its most well established initiatives Helping Hands, now in its 19th year, attracted applications from over 100 local charities last year and the resulting donations totalled £17,000 to 43 charities. ‘Our policy, as the […]

Enter 2012 Guernsey Conservation Awards by 25 May deadline

May 17th, 2012 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

“Go online, enter this year’s Conservation Awards competition and win funding for your environmental project.” That is the message from organisers of the new-look Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. “In the past we have rewarded successful conservation projects but for 2012 we are changing the emphasis to help fund ideas and potential initiatives,” said competition founder […]