GSPCA Nominated in the BBC Make A Difference Award

Submitted by Steve on 22:27, 17th May, 2024 | 0

Today the GSPCA had a wonderful call and email to inform us that we have been nominated in the BBC Make a Difference Award. 

The awards recognise individuals and groups who make life better for people in our Bailiwick communities.  

Their panel of judges have considered all entries and shortlisted 4 finalists, but we and you will have to wait a while to find out if we’re one of them. They’ll be announcing those finalists live on BBC Radio Guernsey in late summer and the final winner will be named in September.


BBC Make a Difference Award nominations now open and could you nominate in their new Animal Award?

Submitted by Steve on 13:46, 22nd Feb, 2024 | 0

The Make a Difference Awards are your chance to say thank you and recognise those who love to make life better for others.

All the categories are listed below. The awards have a new one this year open to animals and those who work with them or improve their welfare. As a nation of animal lovers we all know how much they mean to our communities.


BBC Guernsey team receive a huge thanks from the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:58, 28th Jul, 2023 | 0

Earlier this week GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne popped along to the BBC Guernsey studios and office with a gift.

At our recent AGM the GSPCA recognised a number of hugely supportive and amazing individuals, businesses  and others that have been a fantastic support to the GSPCA.

Earlier this year when we celebrated our 150th anniversary BBC Guernsey ran a live show on the day at the GSPCA and are always helping promote our educational messages, events and so much more.


GSPCA Manager on BBC Guernsey talking all things Christmas and GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:26, 2nd Dec, 2022 | 0

Yesterday GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne popped along to BBC Guernsey to chat to Presenter Claire Cathcart all about our work at the GSPCA, plans for the future, Christmas advise, upcoming events and much more.

Don’t worry if you missed the show you can tune in still by visiting Claire Cathcart - 01/12/2022 - BBC Sounds and go to 1 hr 13 minutes and you can listen again.

Some of the things talked about were –


GSPCA Beckie Bailey on BBC Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 22:34, 27th Jun, 2019 | 0

Today Beckie Bailey GSPCA Animal Care Assistant went on air to talk to JKT on BBC Guernsey about a very special evening.

Earlier this year Beckie won the Petplan and ADCH Animal Charity Employee of the Year from over 8500 nominations and across the British Isles.

To see the full story please visit


Listen in to Tim & Sydney on BBC Guernsey tonight at 7pm to hear about their GSPCA visit

Submitted by Steve on 17:09, 14th Nov, 2018 | 0

On Tuesday Tim Hunter and Sydney Henley-Roussel from BBC Guernsey popped along to the GSPCA to see behind the scenes and help GSPCA Animal Care Assistant Beckie Bailey.

Tim and Sidney got to meet many of the animals and interview Beckie about the Shelter and the many animals in her care.

You can listen to the interview tonight on their show from 7pm on BBC Guernsey –


Good luck to Jim Cathcart from BBC Guernsey in his new role who recently enjoyed a guided tour at the GSPCA with his daughter

Submitted by Steve on 14:42, 22nd Sep, 2017 | 0

During the Sumer Jim Cathcart from BBC Guernsey popped up to the GSPCA for a guided tour with his daughter Alicia.

Jim who worked in radio for 30 years finished at BBC Guernsey last week and the GSPCA team and animals wish him all the best in his new career with St Johns Ambulance where last night he and a colleague helped rescue an injured pigeon which is now at the GSPCA after the GSPCA Ambulance popped by St John’s HQ last night to collect the poorly bird.

Over the years at BBC Guernsey staff and volunteers from the GSPCA have been interviewed countless times by Jim.


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.


Listen to BBC Guernsey 11am Saturday 20th September to 'Ollie Learns' at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 16:59, 19th Sep, 2014 | 0

Tomorrow on Saturday 20th September at 11am you can here all about how Ollie Guillou learned about the work that goes on behind the scenes at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

He got to handle a few of the animals and even muck out.

To listen to BBC Guernsey online please click here.


BBC Guernsey's JKT finds out why Robbie the horse needs a home

Submitted by Steve on 16:19, 28th May, 2014 | 0

Today we had the lovely Jenny Kendall-Tobias from BBC Guernsey visit the GSPCA Animal Shelter.

Jenny came up to visit Robbie a horse who is in need of a special home.

Robbie arrived at the Shelter at the end of February as his owner could no longer care for him.

Since then we have had the vet and the farrier check over the 17 hand Dutch Warm Blood to tell us the type of home he will need.