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Christmas News & Updates

The festive season is upon us once more and here at thebestof Guernsey we have been compiling a wide range of local events for our What's On guide to keep you informed. So, whether you celebrate Christmas or not, allow us to steer you through the wide range of fun local events over the festive season in this blog, with links to our events section in case some of these events catch your eye.
It is the festive season of giving, so why not balance out the usual over-indulgence of the holiday season, by giving to those less fortunate than you, and create a Reverse Advent Calendar for local charity Safer?
Guernsey charity Bridge2 has a current project to aid 320 refugees at Camp Veria in Greece. As part of this project they are running a campaign called SetAnotherPlace where local firms can donate the value of an extra meal at their Christmas Party.
If you are looking for an interesting, more socially conscious gift for a friend or loved one this Christmas, then this is the opportunity you have been looking for.
Guernsey's National Trust are running two Christmas shops this year, at Saumarez Park and in Cornet Street in Town. If you are looking for something charmingly traditional, uniquely local and absolutely delightful to give as a gift this Christmas then you simply must pop in and see what they have!
Body & Sole, the family-run Guernsey shop that specialises in lingerie, nightwear, bridalwear, shapewear & hosiery, has given itself an early Christmas present - a new online store!
While we at ‘thebestof’ are 100% supporters of local people buying locally and spending their money in the island not all internet shopping should be condemned out of hand. There are some instances when buying on-line has no negative impact on the local economy and is also highly convenient.
In the busy Christmas period, there is nothing more important than the Christmas shop window to attract the shoppers through the retailers’ door, increase the footfall and encourage customers to buy local! For the third year running, all St Helier retailers will be asked to dress to impress!! Commencing 28th November
Many people prefer to avoid the work involved in preparing Christmas lunch and local restaurants are only too happy to accommodate them. As always some offerings will be better than others and I am interested to find out if there are any good deals around.
What an achievement, this business has survived the 1st World War, the Depression of the 1930’s, the German Occupation, the decline in the Jersey tourism industry and the recent recession which has seen many local business go under. Well done to Colin and Andrew Letto all their team.
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