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Resist urge to remove barrier to beach

Resist urge to remove barrier to beach

| 13/08/2018 | 1 Comment
If it is clearly labelled as public access to the beach and blocked, can’t anyone from the public just tear down the barrier without having to complain to Planning? Auntie’s answer: I realise it is tempting to get in there and take care of the offending blockage yourself, but there are legal con [...]

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Cayman hosting international football tourney

Cayman hosting international football tourney

| 13/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) will host Group D of the Caribbean Football Union Boys’ Under 14 Challenge Series this weekend with two matches each on Saturday, 18 August; Monday, 20 August; and Wednesday, 22 August at the Ed Bush Field in West Bay. [...]

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U15 Girls lose consolation match

U15 Girls lose consolation match

| 13/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team completed play in the 2018 CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships going down 1-0 to Barbados in the group stage second-place game. Following on from their disappointing loss to St Lucia the day before in the Group E deci [...]

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Dog poop and leash laws

Dog poop and leash laws

| 12/08/2018 | 12 Comments
I will be moving to Grand Cayman and bringing my dog. Is there anywhere I can walk my dog or let him off the leash? Auntie’s answer: Unfortunately, while there seem to be a lot of dog lovers in Cayman, it is not a particularly dog-friendly place. There are no dedicated dog parks on island [&hellip [...]

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Health City to add cancer treatment centre

Health City to add cancer treatment centre

| 12/08/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) expects to break ground soon on a cancer treatment centre. The multi-million-dollar facility, which will be on the hospital’s East End grounds and is described as a “state-of-the-art centre offering medical oncology, surgical oncology and radia [...]

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‘Days of our Lives’, Cayman-style

‘Days of our Lives’, Cayman-style

| 10/08/2018 | 17 Comments
With everything going on about women being sexual assaulted by various civil servants, can you advise if there is a policy for office romances? My boss is married but having an office affair with a subordinate. They have been together for years and caught kissing, and rumour has it that last year tw [...]

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Interns spend summer at law firm

Interns spend summer at law firm

| 10/08/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): This summer, 18 interns were placed in Harneys’ legal, fiduciary and business support teams, where they observed the law firm’s day-to-day operations and earned practical experience. Many of the interns were returning home from university and this year the firm also welcomed a [...]

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Girls’ U-15 national team suffer loss at CONCACAF

Girls’ U-15 national team suffer loss at CONCACAF

| 10/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team dropped their first points in international play Thursday, 9 August, losing 4-0 to St Lucia in Group E at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. With the loss, the team missed out on a semi [...]

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National Trust promotes green start to school

National Trust promotes green start to school

| 10/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the beginning of the school year, the National Trust for the Cayman Islands has joined two initiatives to encourage students to recycle. The Trust is now a registered collection centre for the Crayola “ColorCycle” and Elmer’s “Glue Crew” recycling programmes. The [...]

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Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

| 09/08/2018
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is extending the current recruitment drive period and opening it up to applicants who have been legally resident on the islands for at least four years. Although the recruitment drive was originally for Caymanian and permanent residents only, Police Com [...]

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New trustees join Pensions Board

New trustees join Pensions Board

| 09/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) has appointed three new trustees. Orrett Connor, Sheree Ebanks and Robin Ellison are filling two vacant positions as well as the spot held by Kirkland Nixon, who died earlier this year. “Finding new and highly qualified individuals to take [...]

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Making sure kids go to school

Making sure kids go to school

| 08/08/2018 | 4 Comments
How does the Cayman Government ensure that all school aged children are enrolled in school, attending school and receiving an education? Auntie’s answer: As you probably already know, it is legally mandated that all children between the ages of 5 and 17 must attend school, with certain exceptions [...]

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Girls’ U-15 footballers notch second win

Girls’ U-15 footballers notch second win

| 08/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team continued their winning ways with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Guyana Wednesday, 8 August, in Group E play at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. Ethana Villalobos opened the scoring in th [...]

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New cricket competition set for weekend

New cricket competition set for weekend

| 08/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The first 100 Ball Cricket tournament is set to begin Sunday, 12 August, after a week’s delay due to rain preventing preparation of the wicket. Organised by Cayman Cricket, the competition will feature seven teams who will play to qualify for the final in September. [...]

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Credit Union awards $200k in educational grants

Credit Union awards $200k in educational grants

| 08/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A new group of students recently received funds under this year’s Cayman Islands Civil Service Association Co-operative Credit Union annual educational grant programme. A total of about $200,000 was presented to 166 students chosen out of 209 applicants. The grants come in variou [...]

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