Tag Archive for 'Ian Brown'

2015 Rock to Rocque Bike Ride on 24 May to aid Les Bourgs Hospice

May 3rd, 2015 by Heritage Group Ltd

The family-orientated Rock to Rocque Bike Ride that raises much needed funds for Les Bourgs Hospice is on Sunday 24th May 2015. The event sponsored by the Heritage Group has three starting points and starting times. The majority of bike riders will begin at the top of Val des Terres at 8.45 a.m.  Please note […]

The 2014 Rock to Rocque Bike Ride in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice will be on 25 May

January 28th, 2014 by Heritage Group Ltd

The Rock to Rocque Bike Ride sponsored by Heritage will be on Sunday 25 May 2014. The annual bike ride, now in its 21st year, has become a key event in the local fundraising calendar with all proceeds going to Les Bourgs Hospice. Last year the event attracted 1050 cyclists and raised a record £35,000 […]

Cycling prowess displayed through the streets of St Peter Port

September 23rd, 2013 by Richard Lord

The St Peter Port waterfront road became a track for racing cyclists of all ages on Sunday 22 September 2013. There were morning races for under 8s, under 10s, under 12s, under 14s, and local seniors. There were three races in the afternoon for under 16s, and elite lady and men cyclists. At the start […]

Sir Bradley Wiggins to help cancer charity & promote Guernsey cycling

September 22nd, 2013 by Opus Media Group Ltd

Sir Bradley Wiggins will visit Guernsey in mid-October 2013 to launch The Official Bradley Wiggins Opus, produced by Opus, the Guernsey-based world leader in large-format luxury publishing. The publication launch will take place at a gala charity dinner at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre on the evening of 18 October 2013, which will be attended by Sir […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group coastal path evening ride on 18 June 2013

June 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Ian Brown led the Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride on 18 June 2013 beginning at The Beach House overlooking L’Ancresse beach and following the coastal path west towards the setting sun. The group cycled around the Mont Cuet landfill and entered the coastal path ablaze on both sides with broad areas of bright yellow […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride joy

June 18th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The 11 June 2013 Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride began at North Beach car park in St Peter Port. Ian Harding led the group along St George’s Esplanade, up Elizabeth Avenue and Le Bouet to Pitronnerie Road and La Route du Coutanchez. At a gentle pace but in very quick time the cyclists were […]

Rock to Rocque bike ride raises lots of money for Les Bourgs Hospice

May 30th, 2013 by Heritage Group Ltd

Cyclists were happy when they reached the finish line of the Rock to Rocque bike ride on Sunday 26 May 2013. They were proud of their success as well as having made a valuable contribution to the charity fund for Les Bourgs Hospice. One thousand and fifty cyclists of all ages participated in the Rock […]

Guernsey’s first foundation is Male Uprising Guernsey cancer charity

January 11th, 2013 by Male Uprising in Guernsey

Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG) has registered the first Guernsey Foundation. MUG is a Guernsey charity set up last year to raise awareness of male cancer in the Bailiwick and raise funds to offer support to Bailiwick men suffering from cancer. Guernsey has recently introduced foundations legislation in order to offer an alternative wealth management vehicle […]

MUG’s mountain bike ride on 7 July 2012 to help conquer male cancers

June 23rd, 2012 by Richard Lord

“We came up with the idea for a mountain bike ride in support of Male Uprising in Guernsey in February 2011,” Ian Brown of Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop said. “We wanted to do something like the Pink Ladies and we wanted to do it for men. A mountain bike ride around the coast seemed a […]

Cycling for Les Bourgs Hospice is a pleasure

June 10th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Ian Brown’s 30/30 Challenge takes place in Guernsey each year to raise money for Les Bourgs Hospice. Jayne Symes of My Destination Guernsey participated in the 30/30 Challenge in 2011 and did so again in 2012. “This year I gave myself a harder challenge of cycling 30 miles a day instead of just an hour […]