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PAC members learn about public spending

PAC members learn about public spending

| 16/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two MLAs are in London this week attending the sixth annual Public Accounts Committees Symposium and Workshop. [...]

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Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
Obituary: The family of tourism pioneer Eric Bergstrom announces his sudden passing, Saturday, 13 October at his home in Pompano Beach, Florida. Mr Bergstrom would have turned 85 on 14 October. [...]

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Wants to hold an art retreat

Wants to hold an art retreat

| 15/10/2018 | 1 Comment
I am an artist that owns a vacation home on Grand Cayman. I would like to offer an art retreat at my home – charging my students for accommodation, meals and art lessons. Do I need a work visa to run this event? Auntie’s answer: To the reader who sent in this question, I know […] [...]

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Bush represents Cayman branch in London

Bush represents Cayman branch in London

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is in London representing the Cayman Islands branch at The Royal Commonwealth Society’s 150th international meeting. Branch chairman Lemuel Hurlston had nominated the Speaker to represent Cayman at the three-day meeting, which began Monday, 1 [...]

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Outraged by school bus drivers

Outraged by school bus drivers

| 15/10/2018 | 11 Comments
Who is in charge of the school buses? The way many of them are driven is appalling! One turned so sharply into my street that there was barely an inch between the bus and the front right corner of my car …and as for stopping IN roundabouts or speeding! Children are probably learning from these [...]

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Dates set for National Trust fundraisers

Dates set for National Trust fundraisers

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has announced the 2019 dates for its two major fundraising events – Hatitude, set for Sunday, 27 January and the Glow Run, scheduled for Saturday, 30 March. Hatitude, a family brunch, will take place at Grand Old House under the theme [...]

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Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The planned Children’s Garden in the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park has been given a boost with a recent grant of almost US$20,000 from the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts preserve the environme [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Full of Beans Café

Golden Spoons Review: Full of Beans Café

| 12/10/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS Foodie): I found myself running errands in “town” this week and had a few minutes to meet up with a friend for an early lunch. Busy as we were, we decided the place needed to be quick and easy to get to, so we decided on Full of Beans Café. Strolling in around 11:30am […] [...]

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Guest speaker inspires Frances Bodden residents

Guest speaker inspires Frances Bodden residents

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Since June, the Bodden Town Community Policing Department (CPD) has been conducting a weekly outreach programme for residents of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home. On Wednesday, 3 October, the officers invited a special guest speaker, young Caymanian Doralee Wright, to address t [...]

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Time to enter boats for Parade of Lights

Time to enter boats for Parade of Lights

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman 27 is again hosting their annual Parade of Lights boat parade on Saturday, 1 December, in Camana Bay. Individuals and businesses can both take part in the free event with participation in two categories: boats under 30 feet and boats over 30 feet. [...]

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Geology Education Week on the way

Geology Education Week on the way

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The sixth annual Geology Education Week, set for Monday, 15 October, to Friday, 19 October, will again feature geology lessons for students at local high schools and a professional development course for local educators that includes a field trip to Cayman Brac. Organised every yea [...]

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Distraught over neighbour’s barking dogs

Distraught over neighbour’s barking dogs

| 11/10/2018 | 25 Comments
I have had to listen to the excessive barking of my neighbour’s dogs for years now. I am not exaggerating when I say these dogs bark all day every day and all night every night and I have honestly come to the point where I cannot tolerate this any longer. I do not look forward […] [...]

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International Day of Disaster Reduction

International Day of Disaster Reduction

| 11/10/2018 | 1 Comment
Home Affairs Minister Tara Rivers writes: On Saturday, October 13th, the Cayman Islands will join the United Nations in celebrating International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) to promote a culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. [...]

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Flow phishing email scam

Flow phishing email scam

| 11/10/2018 | 3 Comments
Do you, or any of your readers, have a telephone number for Flow on which one can speak to a living person?  They have menus for everything but the question/problem I have. As for visiting their customer service office in Galleria, that’s OK if one has all day to wait, and sometimes one still wa [...]

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Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off Wednesday, 10 October, when Acting Governor Franz Manderson, met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association, and was pinned with the appeal’s first poppy by former US Marine Shadden McLaughlin. He also made the first donation into a [...]

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