Tag: The Children’s Centre

Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of fundraisers made it to the top of the highest mountain in North Africa as part of a charity challenge which raised £16,205 for The Children’s Centre. The group of 17 trekkers set off for the summit of Mount Toubkal in Morocco which is 4,167metres (around 13,600 feet) summit above sea level and […]

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Red Cross volunteers attend royal garden party

Red Cross volunteers attend royal garden party

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A manager at The Children’s Centre was one of three Red Cross volunteers from the Island’s branch of the charity who attended a Buckingham Palace garden party to celebrate the humanitarian organisation’s 150th anniversary. Val Culligan, who is EPIC Manager at The Children’s Centre, was joined by Michael Solo and Lucy Barlow at the event. […]

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Discover the joys of composting!

Discover the joys of composting!

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Everything you wanted to know about composting, but were too afraid to ask! All of your composting queries and questions will be answered at a workshop being held at The Community Farm this Saturday [June 21] from 10am to 3pm. The event will be led by the farm team’s composting guru Amanda Griffin who is […]

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Triathlon legend Chrissie backs junior charity triathlon

Triathlon legend Chrissie backs junior charity triathlon

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Legendary triathlete Chrissie Wellington MBE says a junior charity event organised by The Children’s Centre is a great way to encourage youngsters to take up the sport. The Junior Triathlon event will be held in Ramsey on Sunday July 27 to raise funds for the charity’s services which help families and children across the Island. […]

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Millennium Way event offers new challenge for distance runners

Millennium Way event offers new challenge for distance runners

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marathon runners looking for an off-road challenge can now sign-up to take part in a charity run along the Millennium Way on July 19. The Relay team event is being held to raise funds for The Children’s Centre – but organisers also welcome individual runners who want to tackle the full distance on their own. […]

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Jurby nursery achieves Manx Step Into Quality Award

Jurby nursery achieves Manx Step Into Quality Award

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jurby Pre-School Nursery has earned the Manx Step Into Quality Award for high standards of care and management. The nursery is run by The Children’s Centre as a not for profit project which benefits the local community. Achieving the award involves assessors carrying out detailed checks that cover a wide range of areas. These checks […]

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Women golfers urged to be first to take part in charity day

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Organisers of The Children’s Centre’s ever popular annual golf day want to hear from women golfers who want to become the first ladies team to take part in the tournament. The fun competition, which is at Douglas Golf Club on June 20, is a major fundraising event for the Island’s leading charity for families and […]

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Equiom presents £1,635 to The Children’s Centre for Race the Sun sponsorship

Equiom presents £1,635 to The Children’s Centre for Race the Sun sponsorship

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of runners from Equiom Group has raised an incredible £1,635 for The Children’s Centre by completing the challenging ‘Race the Sun’. The impressive sponsorship donation was the largest amount raised this year and earned the team the ‘Golden Shoe’ award. ‘Race the Sun’ is an annual endurance event requiring teams of up to […]

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Charity creates brand new event for junior triathletes

Charity creates brand new event for junior triathletes

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Children inspired by the success of Team GB’s Brownlee brothers at the London 2012 Olympics triathlon will have an ideal opportunity to have a go at the sport in July. The Children’s Centre is organising a Junior Triathlon event in Ramsey to raise funds for the charity’s services which help families and children across the […]

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Have fun at Community Farm open events this summer

Have fun at Community Farm open events this summer

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Farm will host five open afternoons and two open days this summer promising fun for all the family. The first afternoon will be held on June 14, and then on July 19, August 16, September 20 and October 25. The open days are on July 5 and August 30. As there is limited […]

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