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2014 Christmas Lottery breaks previous records

The 2014 Christmas Lottery has now broken all previous records. The first prize is currently £1,150,000 - and will rise more as tickets continue to sell. It looks as though this year's draw is on its way to selling out of tickets, so it is going to be a great Christmas for one lucky winner, in addition to plenty of other prizes. It also means that many projects around the islands will be given a boost through next year with more money being available for local charities. This will help so many people and projects throughout our local community. On behalf of the charities that will benefit, thank you to everybody supporting this year's lottery.   

Charities in Guernsey can already start to apply for a lottery grant by completing an application form. Please visit www.charity.org.gg for details.

Charities encouraged to apply for lottery grant

Charities are now able to start applying for a grant from the 2014 Christmas Lottery. The application process is intentionally kept easy as we want to encourage applications from a wide variety of organisations, for a varied range of projects. See our website for an application form, and further details: http://www.charity.org.gg/information

Lottery: First prize over £1 million

Fantastic news... the Christmas Lottery jackpot is over £1 million. It currently stands at £1,025,000, and is still rising. Thank you to everyone who is helping to support this year’s draw. Please share on your wall – remember whether or not you win any prizes, all of the proceeds will help many local charities over the coming year.

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News

04 December 2014
Charities can apply for a grant from the 2014 lottery
The Association of Guernsey Charities

Local charities can now start to apply to receive a grant from the Christmas Lottery. http://www.charity.org.gg/information?id=11

01 December 2014
The Tumaini Fund
The Tumaini Fund

World Aids Day: a chance to support the Aids orphans of Kagera, Tanzania. Find out how on www.tumainifund.org.uk

24 November 2014
Dementia Friends Information Session
Alzheimer's Society - Bailiwick of Guernsey

Jacqueline Ede from Age Exchange, in partnership with the Guernsey Arts Commission, will present a Dementia Friends Information session at Les Cotils. Jacqueline is also a Dementia Champion. The session starts at 9am and will finish at 10am. This is...

24 November 2014
Quiz Night Success
Western Parishes Youth & Community Centre Trust

Our Quiz Night was a success raising £800 towards the hall renovation. Flooring and acoustics are on the agenda now that the lights and heating system have been replaced but it's an expensive project. Huge thanks to everyone who supported us, not just by ...

21 November 2014
New member - Friends of Loveridge
The Association of Guernsey Charities

A warm welcome to AGC member number 406, Friends of Loveridge. See their Charity page for details of their work.

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Events

04 January 2015
Autism Friendly Ice Skating
National Autistic Society - Guernsey Branch

11.00-11.45am at Le Friqet Garden Centre For more details and to book tickets please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nas-guernsey-autism-friendly-ice-skating-040115-tickets-14609709033

14 January 2015
NCCPG Guernsey AGM
National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens

There will also be a film roundup of NCCPG Guernsey events in 2014, with plants and second hand gardening books for sale. Les Cotils 19:30

10 February 2015
Forum on Governance and Risk
The Association of Guernsey Charities

The next AGC Members Forum will be on the subject of Governance and Risk, the second most requested topic from the 2014 Survey. Watch out for more details nearer the time!

16 March 2015
Life and Work of H. Avray Tipping
National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens

A lecture given by Helena Gerrish on H. Avray Tipping, who was the Architectural Editor of Country Life for 17 years from 1907. Les Cotils 18:30 for 19:00 in conjunction with the Art Fund

25 May 2015
Giant Plant Sale
National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens

Our famous two hour plant sale, which features many unusual plants grown by members at excellent prices. Arrive early! Sausmarez Manor 10:00am - 12 noon

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