Tag Archive for 'Richard Collas'

Sun shines for Guernsey Cheshire Home Boxing Day dip fundraiser

December 28th, 2013 by Richard Lord

There was a good turnout for the 14th annual Boxing Day dip in Cobo bay on Guernsey’s west coast in aid of Guernsey Cheshire Home. Castel douzenier Dave Chester who initiated the annual Cobo Bay Boxing Day Dip and is on one of the Guernsey Cheshire Home committees said “the numbers were well up on […]

The Rotary Club’s Tree of Joy for Guernsey children

November 18th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Richard Collas, the Bailiff of Guernsey, was invited to place the star light at the top of the Rotary Club of Guernsey Tree of Joy at the Weighbridge roundabout on 17 November 2013 to help bring attention to the purpose of the Tree of Joy, which dominates the St Peter Port waterfront during the Christmas […]

The Rotary Tree of Joy goes up 16 and 17 November 2013 to begin Christmas gift initiative for children

November 15th, 2013 by Rotary Club of Guernsey

The iconic symbol for the Rotary Tree of Joy will be erected on the weekend of 16 and 17 November 2013. Richard Collas, the Bailiff of Guernsey, will be helping to add the star at the top of the 110 foot high illumination. The Rotary Tree of Joy on the Weighbridge roundabout in St Peter […]

Guernsey ‘Volunteer in Sport’ 18 September nomination deadline

September 9th, 2013 by Bedell Group

Bailiwick of Guernsey residents have until 18 September 2013 to submit nominations to: [email protected] for volunteers in sport to be honoured at the 2013 Bedell Volunteers’ Week night of recognition. The ‘Volunteer Award’ recognises the significant contribution made by volunteers in sport. In 2013, organisers launched the ‘Young Volunteer Award’ which recognises volunteers in sport […]

Guernsey conference on managing mental well-being in the workplace

July 23rd, 2013 by Guernsey Mind

Guernsey Mind is holding a conference for local business leaders on cost-effective workplace management strategies to support mental well-being. ‘Mental Wellbeing is Every Employees Business‘ Conference with UK and Guernsey speakers takes place at Les Cotils on 24 September 2013. John Curran, Guernsey Mind chairman, said “staff well-being is one of the most important factors in […]

Guernsey Bailiff Richard Collas thanks countless islanders for their voluntary work

June 7th, 2013 by The Association of Guernsey Charities

Guernsey Bailiff Richard Collas writes “as this year’s Volunteers’ Week draws to a close I would like to say ‘Thank you’ to the countless number of Islanders who, through their voluntary work, play an absolutely crucial role in maintaining cohesion within the community.” “I am grateful that this week has given us the opportunity learn […]

Boxing Day English Channel dip in aid of Guernsey Cheshire Home

December 27th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The 13th annual Guernsey Cheshire Home Boxing Day Dip in Cobo Bay, Guernsey began at 10.00 am. Castel douzenier Dave Chester began the Boxing Day dip for the Beau Sejour Swimming Club in 1999 to raise money in aid of the people who suffered from the terrible flooding in Vargas State, Venezuela.

Saffery Champness raised the most for charity at Skipton Swimarathon

October 24th, 2012 by Saffery Champness

Saffery Champness has once again been named the firm that raised the most amount of money at this year’s Skipton Swimarathon. The firm entered two teams, made up of a mixture of 18 staff members and their children, for the 36th Skipton Swimarathon. At the awards evening on 18 October 2012 Guernsey’s Bailiff, Richard Collas, […]

Guernsey’s Bailiff will officially start World Aid Walk on 7 May 2012

May 1st, 2012 by World Aid Walk

Guernsey’s Bailiff Richard Collas will officially start the 42nd World Aid Walk on 7 May 2012 in Market Square, St Peter Port. Richard Collas will be carrying on the role undertaken for many years by the former Bailiff Sir Geoff Rowland. Chair of the World Aid Walk Bella Farrell said “Sir Geoff Rowland was always […]