Have you voted in the Guernsey Press Pride of Guernsey Awards yet? Only 3 days to go…..

Submitted by Steve on 14:49, 2nd Jul, 2019 | 0

The Guernsey Press Pride of Guernsey Awards a real highlight in the local calendar for celebrating unsung heros and those that do so much in Guernsey for so many.

Last year a number of the GSPCA team were finalists and one lucky young man even was last years Young Achiever winner which was Kieren Trebert.

To make a nomination please visit - https://prideofguernsey.com/nominate

Here are this years categories –

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Closing of #GSPCAPurpleWeek celebrates 71 of the amazing team of the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 01:53, 16th Feb, 2019 | 0

What an amazing #GSPCAPurpleWeek we have had and still many updates to follow from the amazing support, gifts and events that have taken place to help animals in Guernsey.

The GSPCA are always asking for feedback on the team and for those kind words we issue Certificates of Appreciation to the team and this evening the first of the 71 certificates were handed out.

That’s right an incredible 71 certificates will be issued to GSPCA staff, volunteers, Work to Benefit placements, supporters and amazing helpers all voted by the GSPCA community and supporters.

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GSPCA showered with praise at the Guernsey Community Foundation Awards

Submitted by Steve on 15:30, 14th Nov, 2018 | 0

Last night the  Guernsey Community Foundation Awards 2018 took place and the GSPCA were there in force with staff, volunteers and linked organisations as an amazing number of categories had GSPCA volunteers or projects as finalists.

Sadly 2018 wasn’t the year for the GSPCA to win an award but from the key speaker being GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne to the sheer number of links and finalists the GSPCA was heavily mentioned and highlighted at these amazing awards.

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The GSPCA team, two staff and a volunteer are Finalists in this years Guernsey Pride Awards

Submitted by Steve on 12:26, 13th Sep, 2018 | 0

Last year Geoff George our Animal Ambulance Driver won the Emergency Hero Award in the Guernsey Pride Awards and this year we have been humbled and shocked as the GSPCA, two staff and one volunteer are finalists at this years Guernsey Pride Awards.

Voting closed recently and this week the finalists were announced and  we have 3 individuals and the GSPCA as a whole attending the BIG night at Guernsey Press on Saturday 6th October. The finalists and the categories with links to see their profiles on the Guernsey Pride Awards page are -

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Today is the last day to vote in the Guernsey Community Foundation Awards

Submitted by Steve on 17:11, 12th Sep, 2018 | 0

The Guernsey Community Foundation Awards are an amazing way that local charities, businesses and individuals are celebrated each year in the charity sector and the GSPCA have had the pleasure of attending and even winning the Charity of the Year in 2016.

Today is your last chance to vote and here is the link so please do put who think should be recongnised by fiolling in the form on this link - https://foundation.gg/community-awards/how-to-enter#top

The categories include –

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A night of celebrations at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 18:19, 25th Jan, 2018 | 0

Last night nearly 145 years since being founded the GSPCA held their 133rd AGM at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews where we have been based since 1929.

With catering kindly supplied by Michelle Champion the members, staff, supporters and those invited enjoyed an evening of celebrations and appointed 4 co-opted committee members since the last AGM.

Some of the key moments over the last few years were highlighted as well as remembering those lost to us and thanking the huge array of team and community supporters that help so much and in so many ways.

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Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards 2018 - Nominations Now Open - Could you nominate someone in Guernsey?

Submitted by Steve on 12:58, 29th Nov, 2017 | 0

Petplan and the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) Charity Awards celebrate outstanding animal charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK who go that extra mile to help rescue and rehome animals in need.

Petplan has worked closely with animal rehoming centres for over 30 years and sees first-hand the fantastic work that goes on to help improve the welfare of animals. These awards provide an opportunity to recognise the dedication and commitment of charities and give pet owners a chance to say 'thank you'.

What are the award categories?

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St Andrews Floral Group & GSPCA Win Peter Walpole Peoples Choice & Runner-up in Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Submitted by Steve on 12:43, 16th Jun, 2017 | 0

Yesterday the GSPCA and St Andrews Floral Group were invited along to Les Cotils for the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards.

This is the second year our joint project has entered after last year winning the Peter Walpole Peoples Choice Award after our many kind supporters voted for our project.

The room was packed with amazing people from organisations or running projects from their gardens helping the biodiversity of the Bailiwick or with plans to do more.

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Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017 - GSPCA Awarded an amazing Special Recognition Award and then surprise the room

Submitted by Steve on 21:30, 11th Apr, 2017 | 0

The winners of the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017 were announced at a ceremony at the Burlington Hotel in Birmingham last week.

The awards recognise the achievements of remarkable people from the farming, veterinary and charity industries, who go beyond the call of duty to better the lives of animals around the world including veterinary and charity professionals, researchers and volunteers.

The awards’ ceremony on 5th April was during the run up to BSAVA (British Small Animal Veterinary Association) Congress.

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Good luck Ana Goncalves named regional ITV Pride of Britain winner in the finals on Monday

Submitted by Steve on 13:02, 29th Oct, 2016 | 0

Jersey woman Ana Goncalves has won the regional Daily Mirror ITV Pride of Britain Fundraiser of the Year Award.

Recently ITV Channel asked GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne to help judge the finalists from across the Channel Islands and it was no easy task for Steve and the other judges made up of representatives from Channel charities and ITV.

With local finalists from across the islands the judges had to decide between many fantastic island fund raisers and individuals that do amazing things for charities across the Channel Islands.

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