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01 October 2022
Tina Turner Tribute Saturday 1st October at the Duke of Richmond in aid of GSPCA thanks to Sidney’s Sponsored Events
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Join us to see Milli Munro as the Tina Turner Tribute on Saturday 1st October 2022 at the Duke of Richmond from 7pm until 1130pm. With a wonderful 2 Course meal, there is an instant win raffle with fantastic prizes and a bonus ball. £48 per person for a fabulous night with all proceeds to the GSPCA. Organised by the fantastic Sidney’s Sponsored Events please call Corinne on 07911 720469 or email corinneconnolly@cwgsy.net to book a table of ten or smaller parties welcomed. Fancy dress as always encouraged or smart casual dress. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Sidney’s Sponsored Events has supported so many charities over the last ten years and especially helped us and others who care for so many animals and people.” “Every event is special and wonderful and on the 1st October they are holding a fabulous Tina Turner Tribute event at the Duke of Richmond which will no doubt be one to remember.” “Tables are going fast with at least 6 already booked so please get in touch and help raise funds for the 100’s of animals in our care and our 24/7 work at the GSPCA.” “Huge thanks to Corinne, Paul and the wonderful team at Sidney’s Sponsored Events and we look forward to a great night just days before World Animal Day.” To find out more about Sidney’s Sponsored Events please visit https://www.facebook.com/Sidneysfundraising Steve continued “There are many ways you can help support our vital 24/7 work and donate or raise funds for the hundreds of animals in our care.” “With over 100 hedgehogs, 2 seal pups, dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, fish, reptiles and many birds we help over 3000 animals through the doors every year.” “If you would like to support our Amazon Wish List and see lists of items that we use every day and things that we are appealing for.” “If would like to help with wish list items you can call us on 01481 25721 or email admin@gspca.org.gg or the easy way to see many items we are in need is by going to our Amazon Wish List https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/25MJPPDAGXHL1?type=WishList .” “We do promote buying items locally but shopping online can help raise funds at the same time as if you select the GSPCA through easy fund raising part of the amount through 1000’s of online retailers comes back to the GSPCA and it has raised over £2500.” “To sign up to do this please visit http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/guernseyspca/?u=1CHID8 .” “Sadly Amazon Smile doesn’t allow Guernsey charities to sign up but you can go through easy fund raising to achieve the same donation.” “As mentioned you can always chose to donate via local stores and the Amazon Wish List is a shop front showing some of the items we need but there are many others and we have published these on our Wish List page http://www.gspca.org.gg/about/our-plans-wish-list .” “A gift of a tiny bowl costing less than a £1 to a £600 intensive care unit, every donation is hugely appreciated and really makes the team smile that there are those that care and want to support our work.” “Another amazing way to support our work is by just a couple of pounds each month can make a massive difference in helping the animals in our care and to find out more please go to http://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Angel%20sponsor%20form%20special%202018%20new.pdf .” “To make a donation you can go to https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA) .” “Something for your diaries in 2023 we are running a Puffin Parade and to sponsor a 4 foot puffin with the GSPCA and Autism Guernsey go to - http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/2023-autism-guernsey-and-gspca-will-bring-puffin-parade-guernsey-%E2%80%93-could-you-sponsor-and-paint- “ “We couldn’t do so much without your support.” https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/tina-turner-tribute-saturday-1st-october-duke-richmond-aid-gspca-thanks-sidney%E2%80%99s-sponsored-even

15 October 2022
Wave of Light (online event)
SANDS Guernsey

Each year the 9-15 October is Baby Loss Awareness Week which finishes on October 15 with the global ‘Wave of Light’. This event is an online Guernsey Sands Wave of Light for 2022 if you wish to take part in this global event but from the comfort of your home. If you’d like to take part in the Wave of Light, simply light a candle at 7pm on Saturday 15th October and join others across the globe remembering the babies who lit up our lives for too short a time. Please take a picture of your candle burning and post it on our Facebook Page event. For more info on Baby Loss Awareness Week go to their website – https://babyloss-awareness.org

22 October 2022
Quiz Night
Channel Islands Air Search

Guernsey Friends of Air Search Quiz Night at Guernsey Aero Club. 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. start. Teams of six, price £12.50 per person including sausage & chips (vegetarian option available). To book your table, please email friends@airsearch1.com .

22 October 2022
Quiz Night
Channel Islands Air Search

Guernsey Friends of Air Search Quiz Night at Guernsey Aero Club. 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. start. Teams of six, price £12.50 per person including sausage & chips (vegetarian option available). To book your table, please email friends@airsearch1.com .

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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