Tag Archive for 'Wigwam'

Guernsey charities & organisations asked to apply for support from the Sure Community Foundation

April 12th, 2013 by Sure

Charities and voluntary organisations are being encouraged to apply for support from the Sure Community Foundation. The foundation, which was launched less than a year ago, has already donated nearly £20,000 to 18 different charities and groups but is appealing for more applications. “One of the core aims of the Sure Community Foundation is to […]

Donate unwanted books to raise money for Guernsey charities

January 3rd, 2013 by Richard Lord

To raise money for various charities, Janet and Claire Harbottle sell donated and secondhand books from 9.00 am to 12.15 pm on Saturdays at the farmers’ market in the St Martin Parish Hall. Janet and Claire raised just under £3500 for Jumbulance Holidays in 2012. This charity makes it possible for severely disabled and unwell […]

Specsavers Unsung Hero Award nominations close on 12 December

December 5th, 2012 by Specsavers

Guernsey residents have until Wednesday 12 December 2012 to to submit their nominations for the Specsavers Unsung Hero Award. The award recognises those who have worked selflessly for the benefit of Guernsey’s community, often behind the scenes. The Award will be presented at February 2013’s Awards for Achievement gala evening. Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins […]

Barclays Champion Charities Award for fourteen Guernsey charities

November 20th, 2012 by Barclays

Fourteen local charities have been awarded a share of over £34,000 at this year’s Barclays Champion Charities Awards, held at the St Pierre Park Hotel. The event was hosted by Rob Moore of Channel TV who announced the amount each charity would receive. The decisions were made by the judging panel of Shaun Green, deputy […]

Barclays shortlists 15 Guernsey charities for share of £30,000

October 29th, 2012 by Barclays

Fifteen charities have been shortlisted for this year’s Barclays Champion Charities awards scheme in Guernsey. The winners, who will each be awarded a share of £30,000, will be announced at a presentation evening on Thursday 15 November 2012 at St Pierre Park Hotel, St Peter Port. A large number of applications were received for the […]

ADHD expert to give free Guernsey workshops on 27 & 28 April 2012

April 19th, 2012 by ADHD Support Group Guernsey

The Guernsey Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Support Group has organised for a leading specialist to visit Guernsey for a series of free workshops and interactive sessions with families, clinical practitioners and support health services, teachers and education department, the general public and anyone else interested in attending. Lorrine Marer is an experienced behavioural specialist […]