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Why are parking spots blocked?

Why are parking spots blocked?

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
I noticed in town on Edward Street opposite the post office what appears to be public parking spaces that were blocked by orange cones. I counted four free spaces blocked off in this manner. Presumably to ‘reserve’ these spaces, but is this not illegal? Can I remove the cones and park there? Aun [...]

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Rotary Central names youngest president ever

Rotary Central names youngest president ever

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): William Inniss (34) has been installed as the 32nd and youngest president of Rotary Central Cayman Islands for the term running 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019, during a recent ceremony attended by more than 100 Rotarians, invited guests and officials from other service clubs in G [...]

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Cayman CARIFTA committee named

Cayman CARIFTA committee named

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A multi-disciplinary team has been set up to help organise the CARIFTA Games, one of the largest and longest-running youth track-and-field events in the world, which is being hosted by the Cayman Islands next year. Lance Barnes, President of the Cayman Islands Athletic Association, [...]

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Cancer Society receives $90k donation

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman recently presented their annual grant/donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). These funds help the Cancer Society provide assistance to breast cancer patients through financial aid, special bras and prosthetics, and mammograms. T [...]

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Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga will participate in her third Badwater race in Death Valley California, on 23 July, which National Geographic has dubbed “The World’s Toughest Foot Race”. Covering 135 miles, Kanuga will trek non-stop through the lowest elevation in North America, [...]

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Can you activate an expired Cayman licence?

Can you activate an expired Cayman licence?

| 16/07/2018 | 2 Comments
My son-in-law visiting several years ago, who had obtained a Cayman driving licence when he used to work here more than a decade ago, was asked to pay all back fees for his old Cayman licence in order to drive here whilst on holiday. Is that nonsensical rule still in place? Auntie’s answer: A Depa [...]

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Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

| 16/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A scholarship named for dive pioneer Bob Soto has been set up with the first recipient to be awarded at the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) induction ceremony set for 14 September 2018. Soto established the first diving operation in the Caribbean and one of the firs [...]

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Time to sign up for Hannah’s Heroes fundraiser

Time to sign up for Hannah’s Heroes fundraiser

| 16/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave is set for Friday, 28 September, with organisers encouraging supporters to forego their next haircut and shave their heads at the event to help raise money for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research. [...]

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Cyclists need to ride on the left

Cyclists need to ride on the left

| 15/07/2018 | 4 Comments
I am a Caymanian who has visited and even stayed in several different countries. I have always been curious why cyclists here are allowed to ride on the wrong side of the road – is it even legal? In most countries, all modes of transport have to abide by strict road codes including cyclists hand [ [...]

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Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations are open for local honourees for the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). In calling for the community to put forward names, the Ministry and Department of Tourism said honourees are categorised as people who have made a significant contribution to scub [...]

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New look for Craft Market

New look for Craft Market

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): On the day marking the 18th anniversary of the opening of the Cayman Craft Market, including 13 years at its current location on South Church Street, the attraction unveiled a new look. Local vendors, as well as members of the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB), which runs the market, [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Andiamo

Golden Spoons Review: Andiamo

| 12/07/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS Foodie): I had been meaning to try out Andiamo at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman for a while but was put off by my one encounter with the restaurant which left me with the impression that it was an upmarket café. So, it was with some reservations that my friend and I decided to go […] [...]

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Wants early-morning construction to stop

Wants early-morning construction to stop

| 12/07/2018 | 6 Comments
Who deals with noise complaints? I have lived in an address for a number of years. In the past year a piece of land next door has been sold and planning permission granted for houses. The building team now turns up and begins work at 7am Monday to Friday — no problem. However, they turn up a [...]

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Second cohort graduate from sign language course

Second cohort graduate from sign language course

| 12/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nine students have completed an American Sign Language (ASL) course facilitated by the Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). The graduates of this year’s Intermediate ASL Level 1 programme included staff from the Ministry of Community Affairs and the Ministry of Ed [...]

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Teen survivor of school shooting recounts terrifying events

Teen survivor of school shooting recounts terrifying events

| 12/07/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Samantha Grady, a 17-year-old survivor of the now infamous Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, visited the Cayman Islands recently to speak with local church and youth groups. Grady was injured during the school massacre in February where 14 students and three [...]

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