Appeal for granite to help with the GSPCA Memorial Garden & Grounds

Submitted by Steve on 15:16, 22nd Sep, 2017 | 0

Can you help us at the GSPCA with our Memorial Garden?

We are currently appealing for granite to help with the landscaping in our Memorial Garden and around site.

The GSPCA with the help of St Andrews Floral Group, Work to Benefit team and many others have been improving the grounds for visitors and wildlife and if you have any spare granite we would love to hear from you.

Whether you can drop it in or would like us to collect, if you can help please call 257261 or email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg

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GSPCA & St Andrews Floral Group recognised at the Guernsey Floral Awards

Submitted by Steve on 11:34, 22nd Sep, 2017 | 0

Earlier this month the GSPCA and St Andrews Floral Group attended this year's Floral Guernsey Community Competition.

There were four Bailiwick entries taking part in this year's Floral Guernsey Community Competition who were recognised for their achievements at this year’s awards evening including St Andrews Floral Group.  

Forest secured the overall winning place with a GOLD AWARD and the prestigious Lady Dorey Trophy with Herm and St Andrews also securing GOLD AWARDS and St Saviours a SILVER AWARD. 

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A huge thank you to Hemu from the GSPCA and St Andrews Floral Group for such an amazing Mural

Submitted by Steve on 14:41, 21st Jul, 2017 | 0

Over the last few weeks a young artist from Blanchelande School has been back and forth at the GSPCA to help provide a stunning back drop to our conservation area.

Hemu Khankashi from year 11 has helped provide a stunning mural on a wall facing the pond, picnic area and Poison Garden at the GSPCA.

The building has been a very plain beige for over 60 years and thanks to Hemu it has been brought to life with pictures of wildlife and plants adding to the amazing work that St Andrews Floral Group and so many others have helped with around the GSPCA grounds.

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GSPCA & St Andrews Floral Group with friends welcome the judges from the 2017 Floral Guernsey Community Competition

Submitted by Steve on 16:06, 10th Jul, 2017 | 0

Last Tuesday just after 1030am the GSPCA welcomed Sue Wood RHS Judge from Harrogate in the UK and Alan Dorey a local judge along with St Andrews Floral Group, their many volunteers and supporters, as well as a number of guests.

After a tour of St Andrews Parish with Group Leader Ann Wragg the judging group arrived at the Animal Shelter where the local Floral Group along with scores of supporters and helpers have been transforming the group into a rich and stunning place for visitors and local wildlife.

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GSPCA Poison Garden Official Opening thanks to St Andrews Floral Group, Vets4Pets, Guernsey Kennel Club & Island Dog Training

Submitted by Steve on 12:40, 24th Jun, 2017 | 0

Today the GSPCA with St Andrews Floral Group celebrated the offical opening of the first Channel Island Poison Garden, an educational area to help teach pet owners of dogs and cats the plants to take care when planting.

This has been all thanks to three major sponsors Vets4Pets Guernsey, Island Dog Training Club and the Guernsey Kennel Club.

But the thanks doesn't stop there a major thank you must go to Steve and the Work to Benefit team that have put hundreds of hours into the project.

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Please take a second to vote for us in the 2017 Peter Walpole ‘People’s Choice’ Conservation Award Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 18:50, 29th May, 2017 | 0

It’s time to vote for the Insurance Corporation Peter Walpole ‘People’s Choice’ Award, an award decided by the people of Guernsey.

The Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards 2017 is fast approaching, and it’s set to be another great year!

The GSPCA recently hosted the judges from the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards 2017.

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Thank you to Jono and Herm Island for helping care for our trees at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:17, 4th Apr, 2017 | 0

The GSPCA would like to say a huge thank you to Herm Island and Jono Bailey who have recently helped us care for some of our trees on site at the GSPCA.  

Jono is a tree surgeon and from Herm Island we kindly were able to borrow fuel and a chain saw.

Jono lived in Herm for over 20 years and also worked on the stunning and pretty island so many love to visit.

When Herm island heard about the work needing to be done at the GSPCA they wanted to help out and kindly allowed Jono to borrow the chainsaw.  

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GSPCA with St Andrews Floral Group need help with an educational garden for pet owners to learn the dangers of plants to pets

Submitted by Steve on 11:50, 10th Mar, 2017 | 0

With all of the conservation work going on at the GSPCA and planting thanks to St Andrews Floral Group we have to stop and think of the plants that can put our pets at risk.

This thought and after a recent BBC Guernsey interview has prompted the GSPCA and St Andrews Floral Group into putting together a garden display to help pet owners.

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Please support the wonderful St Andrews Floral Group quiz night on the 9th February

Submitted by Steve on 15:19, 18th Jan, 2017 | 0

On the 9th February the St Andrews Floral Group are holding a quiz night at the Last Post to raise funds for the fantastic work they carry out in the heart of Guernsey.

The GSPCA are hugely thankful to St Andrews Floral Group for all they do at the GSPCA and in our local Parish of St Andrews to make it look so stunning and a fabulous place for wildlife.

Tables of 4 are £40 which includes a basket supper meal, with a start time of 7pm for 730pm.

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Going Wild at the GSPCA - updates on the work at the Animal Shelter thanks to St Andrews Floral Group and others

Submitted by Steve on 09:20, 18th Jan, 2017 | 0

 

St Andrew's Floral Group are delighted that the major phase of their 'Going Wild at the GSPCA' Project is now nearing completion.

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