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09 November 2022
CAE Access Audit course (2 days) Nov 2022
Guernsey Disability Alliance

Join us on our 2 day access audit course Wednesday 9th November 2022 in Guernsey, with UK Expert Vin Goodwin. to find out more contact karen on info@disabilityalliance.org.gg https://disabilityalliance.org.gg/2022/05/cae-access-course-9th-and-10th-november-2022/

09 November 2022
Dog First Aid Course 9th November
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Tomorrow the GSPCA will be holding the second dog first aid course of 2022. GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne who has over 25 years working in the field of animal rescue will be running the course and with over 3000 animals through the doors every year at the GSPCA the team see cases of animal first aid on a daily basis here in Guernsey. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “In May we held our first Dog First Aid Course of 2022 and we had a full house of 19.” “From Police Officers, to GSPCA team members, members of the public to an assistance dog we had a lovely room of those wanting to learn how to save dogs lives.” “We have set extra dates for this month for another dog and cat course and the next Dog First Aid Course is planned for tomorrow the 9th November.” “Those attending learnt to save dogs and other animals lives and although we hope those attending never have to use the skills but at least they will now have the knowledge of what to do in many circumstances.” “We have been running dog and cat first aid courses for over seven years and have trained over 350 participants to help save animals lives.” "We have ‘Casper’ who is our model first aid dog a bit like the Annie doll many may know for humans and he is a great way to show and learn how to carry out CPR on an unconscious dog although with covid precautions will be used as a model more than for practical." “From dealing with a dog chocking to heat stroke we cover a huge range of topics and life saving techniques that could really help save a dogs life.” “We always hope that the skills learned will not be needed but we have been told of circumstances of these skills helping in real life situations.” "As owners of pets our worst fear is not knowing what to do if our four legged friend has an injury and this training helps pet owners learn and understand ways to help save your pets life." “It is £25 per person and you can book online or call 257261.” “A huge thank you to all that supported our last course and we look forward seeing those keen to learn tomorrow.” The dates for the first aid courses are: Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Wednesday 9th November 2022 - Ref - Dog 9/11 Cat First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Wednesday 30th November 2022 - Ref - Cat 30/11 More dates will be announced for 2023. All first aid courses are a minimum £25 donation and you must book your place by 5pm before the course. Within the sessions you get the chance to learn about what to do if you were faced with an emergency situation with your dog or cat. All participants receive handouts, a few goodies and a certificate. To book your place call 01481 257261 or pay via the paypal link below using the reference code so we are aware which you would like to attend - www.paypal.me/DonateGSPCA To see more training course information please visit - http://www.gspca.org.gg/services/training-courses https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/dog-first-aid-course-9th-november-and-cat-first-aid-course-30th-november

12 November 2022
A Very Merry Christmas Quiz
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

Sold Out Tables of up to 6. £10 per person to include ploughman's Festive attire may be worn Raffle, bar St Martin's Community Centre - 6.30 for 7 To book your table email: jaxr@cwgsy.net or telephone 07781 139007

23 November 2022
GSPCA Volunteer Induction Evening 630pm Wednesday 23rd November
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

This coming Wednesday the GSPCA will be holding another volunteer induction evening from 630pm for those wanting to support our work. Steve said “It is wonderful to meet new volunteers and this Wednesday we hold our next GSPCA Volunteer Induction Evening.” “With our next volunteer induction evening taking place on Wednesday 23rd November at 630pm, more dates being set in 2023 and many other ways to get involved easier if interested all you need to do is come along or get in touch.” “We couldn’t do so much without our amazing team and we are looking forward the three ladies starting over the next few days.” “We also have vacancies if anyone is interested in working for the GSPCA and packs are in this write up and online.” We are extremely busy at the GSPCA and we are calling any of our amazing volunteers with any time to help, as well as looking for those that would like to join the GSPCA team to help. From helping with our busy ambulance service to walking dogs, our full cattery to our packed rabbit and small animal department, nearly 100 hedgehogs to ferrets, gardening to helping on reception. All trained volunteers need to do is pop in and the team will have plenty for you to do and a huge thanks in advance. For those that would like to become a volunteer please download and return the following application form and send to stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg and we can arrange a remote induction or we do have on site inductions coming up including one this Thursday. Here are links to the form - http://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Volunteer%20Application%20Au... For a PDF application chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/viewer.html?pdfurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gspca.org.gg%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FVolunteer%2520Application%2520Aug%25202021.pdf&clen=67366&chunk=true Next Induction date is: 630pm Wednesday 23rd November 2022 630pm Wednesday 11th January 2023 630pm Wednesday 8th February 2023 The volunteer age for inductions is now from 16 years and up and we have opportunities in all parts of our activities here at the GSPCA. We are currently advertising for additional staff members at the GSPCA. If you would like to apply for a vacancy to download a pack please click https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/application_ACA_pack_Sept%202022%20.pdf You can also get a pack sent out by calling 01481 257261 or email admin@gspca.org.gg All applicants are required to complete an application form which is included in the pack and return it to the GSPCA, Rue des Truchots, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8UD or email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/gspca-volunteer-induction-evening-630pm-wednesday-23rd-november

26 November 2022
Santa Parade and Switch-on
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

Santa will arrive at the Model Yacht Pond at 4pm then ride Le Petit Train to Market Square to switch on the lights at 5pm Hot chocolate and Mince Pies available at the Model Yacht Pond, free of charge supported by Boatworks+ Light ups (£2 each) for sale at MYP and in Market Square. All proceeds to Christmas Lights. Sponsored by Ocorian Parade sponsored by Boatworks+ and St Peter Port Christmas Lights. Switch-on sponsored by Insurance Corporation

30 November 2022
Cat First aid Course 30th November
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Tomorrow the GSPCA will be holding the second dog first aid course of 2022. GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne who has over 25 years working in the field of animal rescue will be running the course and with over 3000 animals through the doors every year at the GSPCA the team see cases of animal first aid on a daily basis here in Guernsey. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “In May we held our first Dog First Aid Course of 2022 and we had a full house of 19.” “From Police Officers, to GSPCA team members, members of the public to an assistance dog we had a lovely room of those wanting to learn how to save dogs lives.” “We have set extra dates for this month for another dog and cat course and the next Dog First Aid Course is planned for tomorrow the 9th November.” “Those attending learnt to save dogs and other animals lives and although we hope those attending never have to use the skills but at least they will now have the knowledge of what to do in many circumstances.” “We have been running dog and cat first aid courses for over seven years and have trained over 350 participants to help save animals lives.” "We have ‘Casper’ who is our model first aid dog a bit like the Annie doll many may know for humans and he is a great way to show and learn how to carry out CPR on an unconscious dog although with covid precautions will be used as a model more than for practical." “From dealing with a dog chocking to heat stroke we cover a huge range of topics and life saving techniques that could really help save a dogs life.” “We always hope that the skills learned will not be needed but we have been told of circumstances of these skills helping in real life situations.” "As owners of pets our worst fear is not knowing what to do if our four legged friend has an injury and this training helps pet owners learn and understand ways to help save your pets life." “It is £25 per person and you can book online or call 257261.” “A huge thank you to all that supported our last course and we look forward seeing those keen to learn tomorrow.” The dates for the first aid courses are: Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Wednesday 9th November 2022 - Ref - Dog 9/11 Cat First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Wednesday 30th November 2022 - Ref - Cat 30/11 More dates will be announced for 2023. All first aid courses are a minimum £25 donation and you must book your place by 5pm before the course. Within the sessions you get the chance to learn about what to do if you were faced with an emergency situation with your dog or cat. All participants receive handouts, a few goodies and a certificate. To book your place call 01481 257261 or pay via the paypal link below using the reference code so we are aware which you would like to attend - www.paypal.me/DonateGSPCA To see more training course information please visit - http://www.gspca.org.gg/services/training-courses

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02 December 2022
Guernsey Sands Lights of Love Service
SANDS Guernsey

Guernsey Sands is holding its annual Lights of Love service on Friday 2nd December at St Saviour’s Church from 7.30 to 9pm. This Christmas service is for all who have been deeply touched by the death of a child, at any age or stage of the child’s life and is an opportunity to honour the loved ones no longer with us before we celebrate Christmas. This candlelit service by Reverend Linda Le Vasseur includes Christmas carols, readings, musical entertainment, candle lighting, memorial roll call and tag hanging in honour of your loved lost one and a few mementoes of the evening. Children are welcome. This is a multi-denominational service. Memorial Roll Call/Name Tag Please email guernseysands@gmail.com if you would like a tag hung in your absence and/or any baby names to be included in the memorial roll call. Event Help/Readings If you are interested in helping organise the event or would like to hear a specific reading or do a reading, please email guernseysands@gmail.com

03 December 2022
Celebrating International Disability Day
Guernsey Disability Alliance

IDPwD International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated each year on the 3rd December Save the Date and find out more https://disabilityalliance.org.gg/campaigns/international-day-of-persons-with-disabilities/

03 December 2022
Jubilee Christmas Fayre
Guernsey Voluntary Service

Christmas Fayre 10am till 12 noon at Jubilee House. Christmas stalls and Grotto, Enormous raffle, Bottle stall etc etc!!

04 December 2022
RGLI Rememberance Day - Sunday 4th December
The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry Charitable Trust

The Dean of Guernsey will hold a short service in front of the Bailiff and other dignitaries at noon on Sunday 4th December 2022, at the RGLI Memorial in the Sunken Garden in Anne's Place. The service commemorates and remembers the 105 anniversary of the Battle of Les Rue Vertes in Masnieres, France where so many Guernsey men were lost holding the Allied Line. A service will also be held in Masnieres at the same time at the RGLI Memorial there. Please take this invitation to join the memorial service.

07 December 2022
Jo May walking Lights Tour
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

7th, 14th December at 7:00 pm 19th December at 6:30 pm Start at the Victor Hugo bench by the Town Church and finish with Mulled Wine and Mince Pies in the Town Church (refreshments sponsored by M&S and Creasey's). A one-hour stroll to see the lights and hear about the early days of a busy but small port and Guernsey Christmas traditions. To Book: JOMAYTOURS@OUTLOOK.COM or ring 07911 716940 Cost £10 adults £5 Children: all proceeds to St Peter Port Christmas Lights

14 December 2022
Jo May walking Lights Tour
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

See above

19 December 2022
Jo May walking Lights Tour
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

See above