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More confusion over new licence plates

More confusion over new licence plates

| 21/02/2018 | 1 Comment
I know that DVDL is telling people to come pick up their new licence plates. To replace them, we are supposed to bring in our old plates, logbook and windscreen coupon. I’m confused why we have to peel off the old coupon to get our new plate. Seems a waste of time to do that […] [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

| 21/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its fifth anniversary by selecting five good causes to benefit from the 2018 event, which takes place in April. To mark the five-year milestone, the walk/run will also be held in Little Cayman for the first time, in addition to Ca [...]

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Expo highlights career opportunities

Expo highlights career opportunities

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Careers, Education & Training Expo is expected to bring more than 700 students to UCCI’s Sir Vassel Johnson Hall Friday, 23 February. The expo, which begins at 10am, is also open to members of the general public, and all attendees will have an [...]

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Special weekend planned for Brac youth

Special weekend planned for Brac youth

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Brac Spring Weekend is back and will take place 9-10 March, with organiser the Youth Services Unit (YSU) putting together events for teenagers and young adults (13-18) that will include a Brac Youth Forum, basketball and dominoes tournaments and a scavenger hunt. The weekend culmin [...]

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Caymanian film crew set to shoot in Cuba

Caymanian film crew set to shoot in Cuba

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local video production company Awesome Productions will be shooting a short film, Luna’s Ring, in Cuba next month. The filming is the culmination of almost two years of pre-production in Cayman, Cuba and the US. Throughout this time the producers cleared story rights, auditioned [...]

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Arts and culture award winners announced

Arts and culture award winners announced

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Winners have been named for the 24th annual National Arts and Culture Awards. At a press conference held 19 February, 15 individuals, and one company were cited for their significant contribution to the arts and culture of the Cayman Islands. Minster for Culture Dwayne Seymour, Chi [...]

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Puzzled by naturalisation and Caymanian status

Puzzled by naturalisation and Caymanian status

| 19/02/2018 | 9 Comments
I am confused about what is required to apply for naturalisation versus status in Cayman. What is the difference between the two, which comes first, and what is the criteria to apply for either? Auntie’s answer: Similar queries have popped up from time to time and I definitely expect to receive mo [...]

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Applications open for law scholarships

Applications open for law scholarships

| 18/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Students can now apply for legal scholarships, articles of clerkship and internships at Appleby (Cayman), representatives of which will be at the Chamber of Commerce Careers Expo on Friday, 23 February to provide more information. The Appleby scholarship covers the cost of tuiti [...]

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Cayman tennis player enrols at IMG academy

Cayman tennis player enrols at IMG academy

| 16/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Jade Wilkinson, 17, Cayman’s top female junior tennis player, recently accepted a partial scholarship to IMG in Florida, one of the world’s best tennis academies. She started her intensive training at the Florida sports academy in early January. IMG specialises in training youn [...]

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Lawyer honoured for giving back

Lawyer honoured for giving back

| 16/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Civil litigation and family law attorney Pramod Joshi was recently given the 2017 Lee A. Freeman service award by the Family Resource Centre (FRC). Named in memory of an exceptional volunteer, the award is given annually in appreciation for selfless acts of time and dedication to t [...]

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Cricket team heads to World Cup qualifiers

Cricket team heads to World Cup qualifiers

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cricket Team will fly to Argentina 24 February to begin its push to reach the finals of the ICC World T20 Championships. During the competition, the team will play 4x T20 matches facing both Argentina and Bermuda. The top two teams will go through to the next di [...]

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Bell sounds triumph for cancer patients

Bell sounds triumph for cancer patients

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two cancer patients at the Health Services Authority (HSA) Chemotherapy Unit recently rang a special bell to signify the end of their treatment. On 2 February, the HSA, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), presented the “Final Day of Treatment Bell” in [...]

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Time to celebrate the coconut

Time to celebrate the coconut

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Pedro Castle is again hosting Coco Fest, set for Saturday, 17 February from 12pm-4pm, with the celebration of all things coconut featuring an array of locally made foods, candies, produce, crafts, games, beauty products and cocktails, plus live music. The third annual event will al [...]

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Brac students urged to consider STEM careers

Brac students urged to consider STEM careers

| 14/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Year 9 students from Layman E. Scott High School on Cayman Brac recently learned about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and associated career paths from digital marketer Amy Hayward, who works at a firm based in Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) special economic z [...]

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Expressing condolences to strangers

Expressing condolences to strangers

| 14/02/2018 | 3 Comments
Is it appropriate to offer condolences to people who are not your friends, family or even acquaintances? Online condolences to complete strangers? Kim Cattrall’s response to Sarah Jessica Parker has made me think about etiquette for expressing condolences. Auntie’s answer: For those of you unfam [...]

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