Tag Archive for 'The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Ltd'

CI Co-operative Society distributes 2013 Helping Hands funding for charities and community groups

June 27th, 2013 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

Babies, toddlers and guinea pigs are amongst the recipients of The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s Helping Hands initiative. Helping Hands was set up to give local good causes a financial boost. This year, 114 applications were received from youth groups, schools, church congregations, heritage and environmental organisations, social-welfare and health care providers and 28 such […]

CI Co-operative Society Plan Bee launched at Castel Primary School

June 7th, 2013 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has launched its Plan Bee project in the Channel Islands at Castel Primary School, following the success of the initiative in 2012. 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 Guernsey Real Nappy Network offers a better alternative

April 2nd, 2013 by Guernsey Real Nappy Network

Some Guernsey mums have formed the Guernsey Real Nappy Network (GRNN) to raise awareness and promote the use and benefit of real nappies. Too many people think of nappies as the synthetic disposable variety that are thrown in the bin after a single use. By the time a child reaches two-and-a-half, he or she may […]

CI Co-operative Society Helping Hands funds available to Guernsey organisations until 1 February 2013

January 9th, 2013 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has launched its 2013 Helping Hands Fund to give charities and local organisations the opportunity to apply for thousands of pounds. The fund, which has benefited thousands of Channel Islanders since it was first launched 19 years ago, is open to charities and organisations and reflects the Society’s underlying principles of co-operative trade where […]

Guernsey Tree Wardens look after Norway maples at Les Cotils in St Peter Port

May 21st, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees planted 14 Norway maples as part of the Men of the Trees Urban Tree Scheme at Les Cotils in St Peter Port in 2010.  The Norway maples were chosen for their autumn leaf colour. The recently planted standards (tree size with a clear stem of 1.8 […]