Tag Archive for 'Lihou Charitable Trust'

Lihou House receives donation from the Sure Community Foundation

February 8th, 2014 by Sure

The Sure Community Foundation has donated kitchen equipment to the Lihou Charitable Trust. The foundation has bought £350 worth of pots, pans and crockery, as well as providing £750 to maintain one of the bedrooms. Richard Curtis, warden of the Lihou Charitable Trust, said “the house is well used by so many school parties, groups […]

Lihou House on Lihou Island to reopen on 5 August 2013

July 23rd, 2013 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Guernsey residents raised £60,000 to replace the roof of Lihou House on Lihou Island off Guernsey’s west coast. Richard Curtis, Lihou Charitable Trust warden, is grateful to all those who helped make the replacement of the roof possible by fundraising and donating their time. “We’ve had quiz nights, tea and coffee open days on Lihou […]

Lihou Charitable Trust requests help for flag day on 22 September

September 10th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

The Lihou Charitable Trust is organising a flag day in St Peter Port, Guernsey on Saturday 22 September 2012. We will be collecting for the Lihou House roof appeal which has now reached the £40,000 mark. We still need a further £20,000 before the roof repair can commence. Richard Curtis envisages August 2013 for repair […]

Lihou Charitable Trust art auction to raise the roof

July 19th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Lihou House needs a new roof, which will cost £60,000. The Lihou Charitable Trust has organised a number of events to raise the funds required including an auction of local artwork. The Lihou Charitable Trust is displaying the local artwork at Le Friquet Garden Centre between Sunday the 16th and Saturday the 21st of July […]

The Lihou Charitable Trust’s roof appeal needs to raise £60,000

July 14th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Ten Friends of Lihou begin a grueling 24-hour marathon to raise money for the charity on the weekend of 14 and 15 July 2012. The group will take part in the Three Peaks Challenge, which includes a climb up Ben Nevis (4408 feet) before driving to the Lake District where they will climb Scafell Pike […]

Lihou Charitable Trust fund raising with tea, coffee and cake on Sunday 12 February 2012

February 9th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

On Sunday 12 February 2012, the Lihou Charitable Trust is holding a tea, coffee and cake afternoon on Lihou Island. The Lihou Charitable Trust is looking for people to volunteer their time or their cake baking expertise. Teas, coffees and cake will be served on Lihou island between 2.30 pm and 4 pm.

Lihou Island photovoltaic panels reduce diesel fuel costs

February 9th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Lihou Island off the west coast of Guernsey has no connection to the electricity mains supply.  The house on Lihou Island has relied on a diesel generator to provide electricity until Jon Heaume donated 14 photovoltaic panels, and inverters and batteries, to the Lihou Charitable Trust. These were installed in the courtyard of Lihou house […]

Ellie Harrison of BBC’s Countryfile goes ormering around Lihou Island

January 27th, 2012 by Richard Lord

BBC One’s Countryfile came to Guernsey in early January 2012 to film island life. Countryfile presenter Ellie Harrison searched the intertidal area around Lihou Island off Guernsey’s west coast for the ormer, Haliotis tuberculata, which is a large marine snail that is a culinary delicacy.

The Lihou Charitable Trust Art Challenge to raise funds to replace the Lihou House roof

April 8th, 2011 by Lihou Charitable Trust

The Lihou Charitable Trust needs to replace the roof of Lihou House.  The charitable trust requires £55,000 to do this so they are holding an Art Challenge to help raise the funds required. The Lihou Charitable Trust wishes to receive a minimum of one hundred paintings from local artists, schools, the College of Further Education, […]