Tag Archive for 'The Guernsey Press'

Lloyds TSB Child Carer of the Year 2012 awarded to Carolyn Ferbrache

December 13th, 2012 by Lloyds Banking Group Community Fund

Carolyn Ferbrache has earned the title of Lloyds TSB Child Carer of the Year 2012 after dedicating more than 20 years to looking after children. Mrs Ferbrache was presented with her prize of £500 for herself and £500 for charity of her choice at a family meal and was unaware she had won until Lloyds […]

Lloyds TSB Child Carer of the Year 2012 award open for nominations

September 26th, 2012 by Lloyds Banking Group Community Fund

THE search has begun for the Lloyds TSB Child Carer of the Year 2012. This year, the winner of the award, which recognises the commitment of a Guernsey resident to children, will win a cash prize of £500 and also a cheque for £500 for the charity of their choice. “This is the third year […]

Barclays offers funds to charities focused on helping Guernsey youth

September 12th, 2012 by Barclays

Barclays is again offering funds for local Guernsey charities through its annual Champion Charities Awards. However, in a change from 2011, the awards will aim to help charities work in a specific area: improving life, financial and entrepreneurial skills in the island’s young people. The awards are open to registered charities that are based locally […]

Les Bourgs Hospice relies on the generosity of islanders

June 21st, 2012 by Les Bourgs Hospice

As of 13 June 2012 Les Bourgs Hospice’s Redevelopment Appeal has just £400,000 left to raise to reach its £4 million target. A number of substantial bequests and donations have been recently received to take the amount left to raise to less than half a million pounds. “We are absolutely overwhelmed that the Guernsey public […]

Guernsey media featuring work of volunteers during Volunteers’ Week from 1 to 7 June 2012

May 21st, 2012 by The Association of Guernsey Charities

The Association of Guernsey Charities has announced various initiatives that will be run in Guernsey to mark Volunteers’ Week from 1 to 7 June 2012. Volunteers’ Week is an annual campaign that celebrates the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make right across the British Isles. The Association of Guernsey Charities will celebrate the work […]

30 Rides in 30 Days Challenge to raise funds for Les Bourgs begins

May 5th, 2012 by Richard Lord

After a hearty breakfast at St. Emilion on the St Peter Port waterfront over 50 bicyclists set-off on their first bicycle ride of Ian Brown’s 30 Rides in 30 Days Challenge to raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice. After being photographed by The Guernsey Press Simon Hancock started his bicycle ride by heading north in […]

Recycling Guernsey household waste saves parishioners’ money and is good for Mont Cuet

February 12th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Service Department is bringing to the States of Deliberation a solid waste strategy for debate in late February 2012, which calls for a recycling target of 70% by 2025. Guernsey household waste accounts for about one third of the residual waste going to the Mont Cuet landfill. The other two-thirds […]