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01 May 2018
Volunteer Induction Evening
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Volunteer Inductions are planned throughout 2018. Each induction will take place with a member of GSPCA staff who will greet the new volunteers and then show a video about who we are, what we do, the ways volunteers can help and an induction of how to help safely to all the new volunteers who need to be aged from 13 years upwards to help with the animals on site. Although volunteering at the Animal Shelter starts at 13 for those under 13 they are always welcome to attend and get involved with events and fund raising. 2018 has already got many events planned with our stall being at the Guernsey Health Show next week. At the end of the induction a member of the team will chat to all there to set dates and times to start and all will given a certificate of attendance and a pack of information including a hand book. The upcoming 2018 volunteer inductions are set for – • Wednesday 10th January 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Thursday 8th February 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 5th March 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Wednesday 11th April 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Tuesday 1st May 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 4th June 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 2nd July 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Friday 27th July 2018 Volunteer Induction Starts 330pm until approximately 5pm • Wednesday 1st August 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 3rd September 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 1st October 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 5th November 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Tuesday 4th December 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm For more information and additional induction dates please visit http://gspca.org.gg/about/volunteers or call 257261 If your business or group would like to spend a day at the Shelter you can find out more by going to http://www.gspca.org.gg/about/corporate-and-group-days

07 May 2018
Music night FOURTISSIMO
Guernsey Gateway Club LBG

Four tenors give their best in popular song

09 May 2018
Can you help with our Liberation Day Stall and help raise funds for animals in Guernsey?
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On the 9th May the GSPCA are in need of help to run a stall in town for Liberation Day and if we can find helpers also at the Last Post. Our stalls are to help raise funds for the 500 animals at the Shelter from Temperance the seal pup to the many baby birds in our care. If you can help please email fundraising@gspca.org.gg or call 01481 257261 To see more about volunteering please visit – http://www.gspca.org.gg/about/volunteers Upcoming GSPCA events or those we are attending or taking part - Liberation Day Stall 9th May Sunday 20th May 2018 Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June 2018 Guided Tours each day Monday 4th June 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm Saffery Rotary Walk 9th June 15th June Harbour Carnival 17th June Open Garden Event – details to follow 17th June Stall at the Classic Car Show 22nd June Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Fayre 23rd June Family Fun Day at Le Friquet Garden Centre Monday 2nd July 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm Viaer Marchi 2nd July 2017 7th July Picnic in the Park at Government House 21st July Charities Fete at Governments House 22nd July Motor Seafront Sunday Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July 2018 2pm each day Guided Tours Friday 27th July 2018 Volunteer Induction Starts 330pm until approximately 5pm 28/29th July Torteval Scarecrow Festival Wednesday 1st August 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm South Show 10/11th August West Show 15/16th August Donkey Derby / Flag Day 18th August North Show 22/23rd August Guernsey Marathon Seafront Sunday Monday 3rd September 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm 22nd September 2018 – Ball at the Farmhouse Monday 1st October 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm 27/28th October Sound at St James Monday 29th October – Friday 2nd November 2018 Special Halloween Guided Tours each day £18 per child (£16 with Is-land Mums Card), prizes for best costumes & fun games room (children must have a guardian/parent) Monday 5th November 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm 10th November 2018 – Ball with Sidneys Sponsored Events Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Monday 12th November 2018 Tuesday 4th December 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm Boxing Day 27th - 31st December 2018 2pm each day guided tours If you can help at any of these events please call 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg

20 May 2018
Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday set for 20th May - Book your pitch, join the 5-a-side Mascot football and more
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

The 2018 Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday will be the seventh and takes place on Sunday 20th May. On the 20th May 2018 10am to 4pm the GSPCA will be organising a day to celebrate the animals in Guernsey and all the wonderful work that is done to care for them. We are extremely grateful to all those that made last 6 years such great days and we are hoping this years will be bigger and better. There will be stalls and fun for all the family - all with an animal theme. Fancy dress to mascot 5-a-side football, childrens games to lots of food, a fun dog show to an animal less animal show, arts and crafts to charity stalls, some of the GSPCA animals looking for homes, entertainment and so much more........ This years Giant Animal Mascot event is a 5-a-side football match and can be entered as an individual or enter in the team event. All proceeds for this years race will help animals in Guernsey at the GSPCA so you can help support a great local charity, whilst having a lot of fun. Chose your Giant Animal Mascot Suit on the day or bring your own, details and sign up below...... There are lots of people that we would like to thank for their help and support to make this an amazing day out for all the family and listed below are just a few of them. The day starts from 10am and will take place along the Sea Front in St Peter Port and there are a variety of events and activities through the day. Would like a pitch? We are looking for charities to run stalls representing their organisation showing their involvement with animals or with an animal theme. Also businesses that feel they play a valuable part in animal welfare such as vets. If you have an art and crafts business you are also welcome. To download a pitch application form please click herehttp://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files /SEAFRONT%20SUNDAY%20PITCH%20 APPLICATION%202018.pdf Applications must be returned by the 21st April with payment where applicable. To download a poster to help us advertise our Seafront Sunday please click here http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/ Seafront%20Sunday%20 Poster2018.pdf Would you like to help sponsor the day? We are looking for individuals or businesses that would like to help sponsor the day please contact Steve Byrne on stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or call 01481 257261 for more details. Fun Dog Show There will be a dog show starting at 12.30 with registration from 11am. This is a fun dog show and is open to any breed of dog. Best Male Puppy (2yrs and under) Best Female Puppy (2yrs and under) Best Rescue Best Smile Waggiest Tail Prettiest Bitch Most Handsome Dog Best Trick Golden Oldies (7yrs +) Best in Show (previous class winners) Entries are £1 a class. Please enter your dog on the day. Childrens Animal Fancy Dress Competition Again there will be holding a childrens animal themed fancy dress competition at the Islandmums stall on the Crown Pier at 145pm but for a free prize bring your child along to them through the day for a free gift. Giant Animal Mascot 5-a-side football event Once again we will be holding a Giant Animal Mascot event but this year there are a big twist. This is open to mascots and individuals prepared to dress as an animal and play a fun football game with a rather over sized ball. We are asking businesses, pubs, individuals or anyone as a team of 5 or an individual and we can make extra teams on the day. Don't worry about what to wear we will provide the Giant Animal Mascot suit and have over 70 available. To join in the our giant animal 5-a-side football game in Guernsey we are asking you to raise funds for the Shelter, ideally a minimum of £15 per person. All the money raised will go towards helping animals in Guernsey. For businesses wanting to join in we will feature in our next newsletter, on our website and you can put a banner up on the day. We are welcoming children to dress up in their own suits and also have a game through the day for a donation. To download a 5-a-side Mascot Team or Individual application form please click here http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/ SEAFRONT%20SUNDAY%20MASCOT%20 5%20A%20SIDE%20APPLICATION%20 2018.pdf To download a 5-a-side Mascot Team or Individual Sponsor Form please click here http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/ Animal%20Mascot%205%20a%20side% 20Seafront%20Sunday%20Sponsor%20 ship%20form%202018.pdf To register and further details please email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg Corporate sponsors and businesses get to choose their suits or if they wish to provide their own it must be an animal and we still require the application form completed with the minimum sponsorship. There are lots of events happening during the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday from a fun dog show, arts and crafts stalls, live music kids games, food stalls and much more This is the seventh year the event has taken place and in previous years we have seen Bernard, Daniel the Island FM Donkey and Roary the GFC Lion and over 90 other competitors. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "This year we have a BIG change to announce for the fun Animal Mascot event." "With our big day on the 20th May we are asking for teams or individuals to sign up to dress as a giant animal or character to play a fun 5-a-side football game." "All the funds raised will help animals in Guernsey." "It's not a normal game as the ball may well big a little bigger than normal." "All we ask is a minimum donation of £15 per player, we provide the costume and the the fun starts at 2pm on the 20th." "Game lengths will depend on numbers and our very own Bernard the GSPCA dog will be in goal for any penalty shoot outs." "Please do get in touch for more information or check out the details online." For any questions please call 01481 257261 or contact stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or lornaprince@gspca.org.gg Volunteer If you, your group, business or school would like to volunteer and help on the day please email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg If you are wanting to get involved, take part or know more then please contact GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne 01481 257261 or email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg To see the facebook event page please go to https://www.facebook.com/events/ 1920727694923797/ To visit the twitter page please visit https://twitter.com/Seafront_Sunday To see our webpage please visit http://gspca.org.gg/page/ animal-welfare-sea-front-sunday

20 May 2018
Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday 20th May - Book your pitch, join the 5-a-side Mascot football and more
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

The 2018 Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday will be the seventh and takes place on Sunday 20th May. On the 20th May 2018 10am to 4pm the GSPCA will be organising a day to celebrate the animals in Guernsey and all the wonderful work that is done to care for them. We are extremely grateful to all those that made last 6 years such great days and we are hoping this years will be bigger and better. There will be stalls and fun for all the family - all with an animal theme. Fancy dress to mascot 5-a-side football, childrens games to lots of food, a fun dog show to an animal less animal show, arts and crafts to charity stalls, some of the GSPCA animals looking for homes, entertainment and so much more........ This years Giant Animal Mascot event is a 5-a-side football match and can be entered as an individual or enter in the team event. All proceeds for this years race will help animals in Guernsey at the GSPCA so you can help support a great local charity, whilst having a lot of fun. Chose your Giant Animal Mascot Suit on the day or bring your own, details and sign up below...... There are lots of people that we would like to thank for their help and support to make this an amazing day out for all the family and listed below are just a few of them. The day starts from 10am and will take place along the Sea Front in St Peter Port and there are a variety of events and activities through the day. Would like a pitch? We are looking for charities to run stalls representing their organisation showing their involvement with animals or with an animal theme. Also businesses that feel they play a valuable part in animal welfare such as vets. If you have an art and crafts business you are also welcome. To download a pitch application form please click herehttp://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/ files/SEAFRONT%20SUNDAY%20PITCH% 20APPLICATION%202018.pdf Applications must be returned by the 21st April with payment where applicable. To download a poster to help us advertise our Seafront Sunday please click here http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Seafront%20Sunday%20Poster2018.pdf Would you like to help sponsor the day? We are looking for individuals or businesses that would like to help sponsor the day please contact Steve Byrne on stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or call 01481 257261 for more details. Fun Dog Show There will be a dog show starting at 12.30 with registration from 11am. This is a fun dog show and is open to any breed of dog. Best Male Puppy (2yrs and under) Best Female Puppy (2yrs and under) Best Rescue Best Smile Waggiest Tail Prettiest Bitch Most Handsome Dog Best Trick Golden Oldies (7yrs +) Best in Show (previous class winners) Entries are £1 a class. Please enter your dog on the day. Childrens Animal Fancy Dress Competition Again there will be holding a childrens animal themed fancy dress competition at the Islandmums stall on the Crown Pier at 145pm but for a free prize bring your child along to them through the day for a free gift. Giant Animal Mascot 5-a-side football event Once again we will be holding a Giant Animal Mascot event but this year there are a big twist. This is open to mascots and individuals prepared to dress as an animal and play a fun football game with a rather over sized ball. We are asking businesses, pubs, individuals or anyone as a team of 5 or an individual and we can make extra teams on the day. Don't worry about what to wear we will provide the Giant Animal Mascot suit and have over 70 available. To join in the our giant animal 5-a-side football game in Guernsey we are asking you to raise funds for the Shelter, ideally a minimum of £15 per person. All the money raised will go towards helping animals in Guernsey. For businesses wanting to join in we will feature in our next newsletter, on our website and you can put a banner up on the day. We are welcoming children to dress up in their own suits and also have a game through the day for a donation. To download a 5-a-side Mascot Team or Individual application form please click here http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/SEAFRONT%20SUNDAY%20MASCOT%205%20A%20SIDE%20APPLICATION%202018.pdf To download a 5-a-side Mascot Team or Individual Sponsor Form please click here http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/ Animal%20Mascot%205%20a%20side% 20Seafront%20Sunday%20Sponsor%20 ship%20form%202018.pdf To register and further details please email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg Corporate sponsors and businesses get to choose their suits or if they wish to provide their own it must be an animal and we still require the application form completed with the minimum sponsorship. There are lots of events happening during the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday from a fun dog show, arts and crafts stalls, live music kids games, food stalls and much more This is the seventh year the event has taken place and in previous years we have seen Bernard, Daniel the Island FM Donkey and Roary the GFC Lion and over 90 other competitors. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "We have another great line up for the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday on the 20th May." "With our big day on the 20th May we are asking for teams or individuals to sign up to dress as a giant animal or character to play a fun 5-a-side football game." "All the funds raised will help animals in Guernsey." "It's not a normal game as the ball may well big a little bigger than normal." "All we ask is a minimum donation of £15 per player, we provide the costume and the the fun starts at 2pm on the 20th." "Game lengths will depend on numbers and our very own Bernard the GSPCA dog will be in goal for any penalty shoot outs." "Please do get in touch for more information or check out the details online." For any questions please call 01481 257261 or contact stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or lornaprince@gspca.org.gg Volunteer If you, your group, business or school would like to volunteer and help on the day please email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg If you are wanting to get involved, take part or know more then please contact GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne 01481 257261 or email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg To see the facebook event page please go to https://www.facebook.com/events/ 1920727694923797/ To visit the twitter page please visit https://twitter.com/Seafront_Sunday To see our webpage please visit http://gspca.org.gg/page/animal-welfare -sea-front-sunday http://gspca.org.gg/blog/animal-welfare -seafront-sunday-20th-may-book-your -pitch-join-5-side-mascot-football- and-more

24 May 2018
BEETLE DRIVE
Guernsey Gateway Club LBG

Rattle those dice, Draw your beetle AND win the prize

24 May 2018
Cake sale with St Martins Primary School Children and come see our GSPCA Charity Shop this Thursday 1.30-230pm
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

This Thursday St Martins Primary School students after a series of Epic days will be selling cakes along with drinks this between 130pm and 230pm at on Charity Shop on site at the GSPCA Animal Shelter on Rue des Truchots, St Andrews. The children from St Martins Primary School enjoyed a tour, helping read to the animals, make fresh feeders for them, are helping with our conservation work around site today and finish their 4th day at the Shelter selling cakes to raise funds for the animals in our care. So please do pop in tomorrow Thursday 24th May 130pm to 230pm to support the children who have helped us in many ways and to raise funds for the many animals in our care. Our Charity Shop is open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sundays. We currently aren't able to accept donations for the charity shop due to a full stock room. While visiting the charity shop and enjoying the homemade cakes you can visit some of the animal areas for a donation of £2 per person so please ask when you visit about those animals and areas you can see. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "This Thursday the children from St Martins Primary School will be selling drinks and cakes between 130pm and 230pm to raise funds for the many animals in our care so please do pop in and support them or take a walk with your dog and pop by." "The funds raised will help the 500+ animals in our care from Temperance the seal pups to the many baby birds we have in our care at the GSPCA." “The children from St Martins Primary School have been helping in many ways over the last few days and learning about our work and they are very excited to be raising funds for the many animals they have been helping.” For information call 01481 257261 or email admin@gspca.org.gg We have a page full of fund raising ideas and to find out more please visit – http://gspca.org.gg/fundraising To donate to the animals at the GSPCA please visit - www.paypal.me/DonateGSPCA To become a regular sponsor please visit – www.gspca.org.gg/about/angel-sponsorship-scheme-animals-needing-guernseys-everlasting-love To see some of the animals in need of homes please visit – www.gspca.org.gg/animals To see our opening hours please visit – www.gspca.org.gg/page/gspca-opening-visiting-times http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/cake-sale-st-martins-primary-school-children-and-come-see-our-gspca-charity-shop-thursday-130-0

25 May 2018
Face Equality day
Changing Faces (Channel Islands) LBG

Face Equality is a campaign about everyone being treated fairly and equally regardless of appearance. Show your support by wearing your butterfly on 25th May

27 May 2018
25th Annual Rock to Rocque Family Cycle ride
Friends of Les Bourgs Hospice

We are delighted to have reached 25 years with the popular Rock to Rocque family cycle ride which takes place on 27th May. This round the island ride is not a race but a family day out, starting at 845 at the top of the Val des Terres, 945 at Rocquaine and at 1045 at Grande Rocques depending on your ability. Everyone finishes at North Beach with medals given to each cyclist. Sign up at www.lesbourgshospice.org.gg Thank you.

28 May 2018
Giant Plant Sale, Bank Holiday Monday
Plant Heritage Guernsey

Sausmarez Manor, 10:00 - 12 noon, Free A huge collection of plants to buy, many grown by PHG members and all well adapted to life in Guernsey.

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04 June 2018
Volunteer Induction Evening
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Volunteer Inductions are planned throughout 2018. Each induction will take place with a member of GSPCA staff who will greet the new volunteers and then show a video about who we are, what we do, the ways volunteers can help and an induction of how to help safely to all the new volunteers who need to be aged from 13 years upwards to help with the animals on site. Although volunteering at the Animal Shelter starts at 13 for those under 13 they are always welcome to attend and get involved with events and fund raising. 2018 has already got many events planned with our stall being at the Guernsey Health Show next week. At the end of the induction a member of the team will chat to all there to set dates and times to start and all will given a certificate of attendance and a pack of information including a hand book. The upcoming 2018 volunteer inductions are set for – • Wednesday 10th January 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Thursday 8th February 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 5th March 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Wednesday 11th April 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Tuesday 1st May 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 4th June 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 2nd July 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Friday 27th July 2018 Volunteer Induction Starts 330pm until approximately 5pm • Wednesday 1st August 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 3rd September 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 1st October 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Monday 5th November 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm • Tuesday 4th December 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm For more information and additional induction dates please visit http://gspca.org.gg/about/volunteers or call 257261 If your business or group would like to spend a day at the Shelter you can find out more by going to http://www.gspca.org.gg/about/corporate-and-group-days

04 June 2018
SENIOR KITTIZEN AND SENIOR CITIZEN EVENING AT THE GSPCA - 4th June
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On Monday 4th June from 4pm until 7pm we will be holding a very special open evening. The GSPCA and Pet concern are holding a senior cat re-homing event aimed at senior citizens only. PET CONCERN is a charity that enables older people to keep and care for their much-loved cat or to help look after a new cat that has entered their life. They can help with giving medication, preparing and cleaning litter trays, grooming, feeding, cat food shopping and also providing transport for the owner and cat to the vets. Sometimes older people are put off from re-homing a cat as they feel they are not active enough or able to physically care for them which is such a shame as cats can bring so much love and companionship to a home and an elderly person. We have a number of older cats that we have had for some time such as Jingles one of our long stay senior cats, looking for his forever home Cats, like people, are living much longer these days and at the GSPCA we have a number of older cats and also cats in need of a quiet home only who would love to find the purrfect forever home to live out the rest of their years in. Anna Paint Senior Animal Care Assistant "We recently had a meeting to discuss how to find our older cats a home and decided that running a special night might just help find them that forever home." "We have some great links with the Pet Concern team that help a number of islanders care for their pets and they too want to help us find some of our older cats find a forever home." "We have older cats like Jingles who is hyperthyroid and has been with us since March last year to cats like 9 year old Captain Jack who has allergies and has been with us since last January." "We are hoping that holding a Senior Kittizen and Senior Citizen evening it could just help one of these lovely older cats find their forever home." Michelle Champion GSPCA staff member said "We will be opening the Charity Shop until 7pm on the 4th June so those coming to visit the older cats in need can also check out our pet department we have and get a drink and a few snacks." "We have some really adorable older cats at the GSPCA and we so want to find them loving new homes." Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "We have around a dozen older cats or those with medical needs looking for a home and the Senior Kittizen and Senior Citizen is the first ever event of its kind we have held to help those animals in need." "If you can't offer an animal a home there are many ways to support our work from sponsoring an animal pen to sharing their details on social media." REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED AND THE CHARITY SHOP WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 7PM SO PLEASE COME ALONG AND SEE OUR CATS WITHOUT ANY OBLIGATION PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD. JUST COME ALONG BUT IF YOU WOULD LIKE FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL THE GSPCA ON 257261. To visit the Pet Concern website please check out - www.petconcern.org.gg/ To see some of the animals in need of a home at the GSPCA please visit - www.gspca.org.gg/animals To sponsor an animal pen please visit - www.gspca.org.gg/about/angel-sponsorship-scheme-animals-needing-guernseys-everlasting-love http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/senior-kittizen-and-senior-citizen-evening-gspca-4th-june

07 June 2018
DAVE SHERBOURNE ENTERTAINS
Guernsey Gateway Club LBG

All our favourites from sixties music to present day

09 June 2018
May School Break guided Tours at the GSPCA 28th May - 3rd June 2pm each day
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

During the May and early June school break next week and through the year we run a series of guided tours at the GSPCA. You can also book a tour for a special event or birthday. For details on special tours please see below. This is your opportunity to visit behind the scenes at our Animal Shelter in St Andrews and see the work being carried out. We ask for a minimum donation of £7 per person and £5 per child, or £20 for a family of four or £18 with an Islands Mum card. In 2018 we have some themed tours which are £20 per child or £17.50 with an Islands Mums card. The tours take around 60-90 minutes and you get to see in many of the departments, interact with some of the friendly residents and a variety of species. The special tours can take a little longer. Tours are a maximum of 20 people per tour, so please book early. The special tours are also a maximum of 20. Some of the animals you will have the chance to see will be cats, rabbits, birds, hedgehogs, dogs looking for homes and some of the other wildlife. If you would like a certificate as a gift then please do get in touch for more details Here are the dates planned for 2018, if you would like to book now please follow the same guidelines as above. Monday 28th May 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Tuesday 29th May 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Wednesday 30th May 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Thursday 31st May 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Friday 1st June 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Saturday 2nd June 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Sunday 3rd June 2018 Guided Tour 2pm Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July 2018 2pm each day Guided Tours Monday 29th October – Friday 2nd November 2018 Special Halloween Guided Tours each day £20 per child (£17.50 with Island Mums Card), prizes for best costumes & fun games room (children must have a guardian/parent) Boxing Day 27th - 31st December 2018 2pm each day guided tours Please book your placement early to avoid disappointment. To book please call 01481 257261 or via the paypal link - https://www.paypal.me/DonateGSPCA Please note if you book via paypal please indicate the date and time tour you would like as well as the names of those attending. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "The Easter guided tours at the GSPCA were a sell out every day and hugely popular." "If you would like to see behind the scenes and the many animals here at the Animal Shelter then book by calling on 257261 or online via our paypal link." "We would like to thank all that have attended the tours and for the wonderful feedback we have received." "We also run birthday tours which also are hugely popular." "From our turtles to the cats, the charity shop to our poison garden there is so much to see at the GSPCA and you might even get to see baby animals like Harry the hogelt or baby birds being fed." Birthday, Special & Tours Booked As An Event If you would like to bring a private group or party to the GSPCA for a visit and tour at the Animal Shelter we can arrange this in advance. We ask for a minimum donation of £80 for a group (this is for 8 children and 2 free adult places) and an additional £5 per person with groups larger than 8 (restrictions do apply with children to adult numbers). We can provide a birthday or gift pack if the tour is for a special occasion. We have a large events room, tables, chairs, projectors, speakers with mic, and a number of toys or things for children on request. For details on room hire please check out - http://www.gspca.org.gg/services/room-hire-gspca Why not make it a full event and arrange for food, a cake or more all of which can be delivered through http://www.kiddiescatering.biz Some extras could include Party Food can be Supplied by Kiddies Catering Surprise Adoption for a year of an animal pen - minimum donation of £25 for an adoption pack for a year to include a plaque at the GSPCA Room hire is available in a spacious room next to toilet facilities Games with prizes can be supplied on request Hire of giant animal, minion or Olaf suit Other bespoke packages available Guided tours of the Shelter on average take about between 60 - 90 minutes and it is your opportunity to see behind the scenes, although for animal welfare reasons there are areas that are unable to be viewed. If the event is for a special occasion the birthday or lucky individual will receive special treatment and be allowed some unique experiences holding and possibly feeding some of the animals in our care. Guided tours of the Shelter is your opportunity to see behind the scenes, although for animal welfare reasons there are areas that are unable to be viewed. We do ask that there is 1 adult per 8 children. For a booking form to enquire about availability please complete this form - http://gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Birthday%20booking%20form%20Jan%202018.pdf If you are interested please email your form to stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or call the GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne on 01481 257261 to discuss details. Island Mum cardholders can receive a 10% discount on special tours, please see this link for details - http://islandmums.com/guernsey/gspca-birthday-parties/ http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/may-school-break-guided-tours-gspca-28th-may-3rd-june-2pm-each-day

09 June 2018
Annual Flag Day
Guernsey Blind Association

We shall be out and about with our collection buckets, if you are passing and have a few coins spare feel free to put them into our boxes. Thank you.

10 June 2018
Join us at the Arts Seafront Sunday 10th June - #expressyourselfgsy
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On Sunday 10th June pop into St Peter Port to support the Arts Seafront Sunday and visit our stall raising funds for animals in Guernsey. After an amazing Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday last week we will be back in town for another fantastic event. From 10am until 4pm the sea front will be packed with stalls and things to do with an arts theme. We are extremely thankful to Arts Seafront Sunday for allowing us to join them once again. If you can help out on our stall we will be setting up from 7am and will be there until just after 4.30pm. If you can help us please call 01481 257261, email fundraising@gspca.org.gg or turn up on Sunday. To see what they have planned please go to http://www.arts.gg/ http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/join-us-arts-seafront-sunday-10th-june-expressyourselfgsy

13 June 2018
Carers update - open to all
Guernsey Disability Alliance

As part of Carers week we will be coordinating an open meeting Tuesday 12th June 7-9pm at Les Cotils for Carers, with updates from the States Carers Action Plan and Survey, the new Carers Guernsey charity. Please RSVP to matter@gda.org.gg or find out more on our blog www.gda.org.gg

15 June 2018
See the GSPCA at the Round Table Harbour Carnival Friday 15th June
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Guernsey Round Table are delighted to announce that the Guernsey Round Table Harbour Carnival 2018 is being held on Friday 15th June The Harbour Carnival is a fun-filled family fundraising event in and around St Peter Port Harbour. Events include duck races, dinghy races, paddle board race, tug of war and man powered flight all culminating in a spectacular fireworks display. For 2018 they're putting the community back into harbour carnival with live music, entertainment and a few other carnival touches! Once again the GSPCA are delighted to be joining this wonderful family event with our stalll raising funds for the many animals at the GSPCA. Timetable of Events Corporate Duck Race - 5.30pm Ladies Dinghy Race - 6pm Paddle Board Race - 7pm Tug of War - 8pm Man Powered Flight - 9pm Prize Giving - 9.30pm Fireworks - 10pm Our GSPCA stall is always very busy and if anyone would like to volunteer please do give us a call on 01481 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg For advice on what to do for your pets when there are fireworks please visit - http://www.gspca.org.gg/page/fireworks-frighten-animals To visit their website for full details and how to get involved please go to - http://www.harbourcarnival.gg/ http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/see-gspca-round-table-harbour-carnival-friday-15th-june

17 June 2018
OPEN GARDEN - Le Vallon - 17th June 2-5pm in aid of the GSPCA
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On June 17th 2018 between 2pm and 5pm by kind permission of Major and Mrs. Phillippi the gardens at Le Vallon, Ruette Fainel, Le Vallon, St. Martin GY4 6DQ will be open to the public. Parking is available and entry is a minimum donation of £5 which will be in aid of the GSPCA to help the many animals at the Shelter. Due to the livestock living free range on site we are sorry to say that no dogs (except guide dogs) are allowed. Refreshments and cakes will be on sale to help enjoy your afternoon in the stunning grounds of Le Vallon in St Martins. To visit the event page on the Floral Guernsey website please visit www.floralguernsey.co.uk/event/open-garden-le-vallon-0 If you can help on our stall please give Michelle a call on 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/open-garden-le-vallon-17th-june-2-5pm-aid-gspca

17 June 2018
Annual Classic Vehicle Show 2018 on Sunday 17th June - come see some great vehicles and support our GSPCA stall
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On Sunday 17th June please pop along to Saumarez Park to see the GSPCA stall supporting the Annual Classic Vehicle Show Public hosted by Guernsey Classic Vehicle Club LBG. We are delighted to be able to attend this wonderful event and will have a stall raising funds for the many animals in our care at the GSPCA. The day starts at 11am and runs all the way through until 5pm. If you can help on our stall please give Michelle a call on 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg We will have all our classic games and goods on sale as always in our GSPCA purple gazebo's. To see the Annual Classic Vehicle Show Public hosted by Guernsey Classic Vehicle Club LBG facebook page please visit - https://www.facebook.com/events/186025731991275/ http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/annual-classic-vehicle-show-2018-sunday-17th-june-come-see-some-great-vehicles-and-support-our-

17 June 2018
Annual Classic Vehicle Show 2018 on Sunday 17th June - come see some great vehicles and support our GSPCA stall
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On Sunday 17th June please pop along to Saumarez Park to see the GSPCA stall supporting the Annual Classic Vehicle Show Public hosted by Guernsey Classic Vehicle Club LBG. We are delighted to be able to attend this wonderful event and will have a stall raising funds for the many animals in our care at the GSPCA. The day starts at 11am and runs all the way through until 5pm. If you can help on our stall please give Michelle a call on 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg We will have all our classic games and goods on sale as always in our GSPCA purple gazebo's. To see the Annual Classic Vehicle Show Public hosted by Guernsey Classic Vehicle Club LBG facebook page please visit - https://www.facebook.com/events/186025731991275/ http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/annual-classic-vehicle-show-2018-sunday-17th-june-come-see-some-great-vehicles-and-support-our-

17 June 2018
Guernsey Dairy Half Marathon Milk Run 2018
Ernie's Angels

The 2018 Father’s Day Half Marathon will start at 09:00 at L’Eree and will run through town seafront to finish on crown pier. Michelle and Kate will be running in order to raise money for Ernie's Angels. Please support them by donating generously.

19 June 2018
Guernsey Sands June Community Meet
SANDS Guernsey

7.30-9.30pm St Stephen's Community Centre Meeting Room. Guernsey Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) has a local support group who can offer emotional support and practical help if your baby has died during late pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards. Our friendly and relaxed monthly community meets are an opportunity for bereaved parents and relatives to meet with others who have been through a similar experience. We aim to meet every month, from 7.30pm-9.30pm. You are more then welcome to turn up on the day but if you wish, you can confirm your attendance by phone or email: m: 07781 103435 e: guernseysands@gmail.com

22 June 2018
Victor Hugo in Guernsey Conference 2018
The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society

The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society will be organising a 3-day seminar in June 2018 to coincide with an exhibition of Victor Hugo’s paintings at The Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery, Candie Gardens. The event will include a number of guided tours of Hugo’s haunts both in St. Peter Port and Guernsey as a whole; illustrated talks by world acknowledged Hugo academics; exhibitions of Hugo’s paintings and artefacts; and a performance in English of a Hugo play.

22 June 2018
'Bring Your Dog to Work Day' - instead of a dress down day could your dog come to work for a donation
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Next Friday June 22nd is 'Bring Your Dog to Work Day' - instead of a dress down day could your dog come to work for a donation Next Friday June 22nd is Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Having a dog in the room can make human colleagues more cooperative, reduce stress, increase job satisfaction and productivity. When adopting a dog or any animal from the GSPCA we often ask how many hours potential owners may be at work. Perhaps the question should actually be - are you able to take your dog to work? Discussing the benefits of taking a dog to work might just result in a match with a dog we have in for homing. We rehome hundreds of pets every year, with an average 40 to 50 dogs in need of a forever home in Guernsey each year. To see some of the dogs looking for homes please click here http://www.gspca.org.gg/animals/dogs . Lorna Prince Animal Welfare Manager said "We rehome and help dozens of dogs every month through the Shelter and the dog training classes we run at the GSPCA, and it is really nice to hear of those owners that can take their dogs to work." "Not every dog owner has the right type of work place to take their dog or dogs to work, but why not ask your boss and see what they say."Annie and Lorna Prince bring your dog to work day GSPCA Guernsey "Annie my little dog often comes to work with me which she both enjoys and often earns her keep with helping with tasks around the Shelter such as school visits or seeing how dogs in for homes behave around other dogs, as does Mouse my other dog who was one of the Slovakian rescue dogs." Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "Many work places on a Friday have a mufti day but why not look at it with a twist and see if your dog can come along with you for 'Bring Your Dog to Work Day' on the 22nd June." "Last year KPMG was just one of many companies that took part in 'Take Your Dog To Work Day' and we are hoping that many places of work will celebrate this day next week." "There are lots of ways to get involved and help the GSPCA and loads of ideas on our fund raising web page, but this Friday don't forget if you can please do take your dog to work." "Your dogs could really help the dogs in our care as we have launched an Urgent Kennel Floor Appeal." "Our kennel floors to replace and repair are going to cost £65,000 so any help or support would be hugely appreciated." "Pictured is Bella a beagle puppy and soon to be in a new home and our support will help pups just like her in our care." To visit the details on the Urgent Kennel Floor Appeal please visit - www.gspca.org.gg/blog/urgent-kennel-floor-appeal-%E2%80%93-kennel-flooring-work-discovers-need-new-drains-and-completely-ripp Why not create a Just iving page to fund raise for Take Your Dog to Work Day by visiting www.justgiving.com/gspca For sponsor forms and lots of other ideas to support us please visit - www.gspca.org.gg/fundraising http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/next-friday-june-22nd-bring-your-dog-work-day-instead-dress-down-day-could-your-dog-come-work-d

23 June 2018
Le Friquet Family Fun Day 2018 Saturday 23rd June in aid of the GSPCA
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Le Friquet's Annual Family Fun Day returns on June 23rd 2018! This FREE event celebrates the start of Summer in style with bouncy castles, live music, face painting, planting workshops and more! This is always an extremely exciting event and the GSPCA will& be joining their team to help raise funds for the many animals at the Shelter with our stall with tombolas and games with prizes and GSPCA goods on sale. Taking place between 11am and 4pm. To see their page about this great event please visit - https://www.facebook.com/events/960885527396406/ If you can help on our stall please give Michelle a call on 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/le-friquet-family-fun-day-2018-saturday-23rd-june-aid-gspca

24 June 2018
Guided Walk 'In the Footsteps of Victor Hugo'
Forest Floral Group

Come for an interesting walk around the lanes of the Forest Parish with Marguerite Paul. Starting at Les Villets (GY8 0HR), and ending there with tea and Guernsey Gache. £5 adults, children free. Funds towards our floral displays.