Archive for March, 2015

Civil servants go purple to raise cash for BBBS

Civil servants go purple to raise cash for BBBS

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Dressing up in purple last week helped civil servants raise $475 for Big Brothers and Big Sisters as well as raise awareness about the mentoring programme among public sector workers. Acting Deputy Governor Eric Bush led a team that presented a cheque to Big Brother Big Sister representative Angela Sealey on the steps of […]

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UCCI observatory images make headlines on line

UCCI observatory images make headlines on line

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fantastic pictures taken by Bill Hrudey using the telescope at the UCCI Observatory of the largest solar flares the cosmic expert says he has ever seen made it to the front page of the international website, Spaceweather, last week. Hrudey’s pictures show what he described as a “humungous hedgerow solar prominence” on the sun, which […]

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Second draw ends Cayman’s World Cup hopes

Second draw ends Cayman’s World Cup hopes

| 30/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Despite holding Belize to a goal-less draw in the away leg, Cayman’s second 1-1 draw at home against the visitors on Sunday night ended the national team’s hopes of making it through to the next round. Despite the two draws, Belize’s goal in Cayman had the benefit of being the only away goal scored […]

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Casting call for talented teens for summer show

Casting call for talented teens for summer show

| 27/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Young At Arts (YAA) has opened its registration for talented students aged between 12 and 17 to take part in an award-winning musical production, which will be staged at the Harquail Theatre in August, as part of the six-week Butterfield Summer Intensive theatre arts course. An educational youth programme from the Cayman National Cultural […]

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Exhibition showcases Lighthouse artists

Exhibition showcases Lighthouse artists

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A collection of diverse work will be on display at the National Gallery this weekend for a special fundraiser for the Lighthouse School. The art exhibit and auction on Saturday evening includes a cross-section of work from the students at the school, and although designed to raise money, it is also a showcase for […]

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Local officials to work international games

Local officials to work international games

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS) Four of Cayman’s local swimming officials will be taking part in the administration of two international meets this season. Adam Roberts, Tom McCallum, Michelle Bailey and Jacky Rowland are officiating at the Pan American Games and CARIFTA Swimming Championships.

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Kids turn favourite books into art

Kids turn favourite books into art

| 26/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A colourful exhibition of handcrafted story-boards by local students is on display at the George Town Public Library for four more days. Featuring posters produced for a competition that required young people to write analytically about a book of their choice some 34 young book-lovers from eight schools submitted entries.

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‘Who you fa?’ NT offers to help people find out.

‘Who you fa?’ NT offers to help people find out.

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Local genealogy enthusiasts are offering to help local people find out exactly who they really are for in a genealogy speaker series hosted by the National Trust of the Cayman Islands. As Cayman grows and develops, the ancestry of the people living here gets more complicated and answering the question “who you fa?” gets […]

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LC coastal plants and reefs focus of research

LC coastal plants and reefs focus of research

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fourteen students and a professor from Kean University in New Jersey were focusing not just on the coral reefs when they visited the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s Little Cayman Research Centre recently but the local coastal vegetation as well. Whilst at the LCRC, the research group studied the native flora growing along the islands’ […]

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Clifton Hunter conquers choir contest

Clifton Hunter conquers choir contest

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Students from Clifton Hunter High School dominated the Lions Club of Grand Cayman choir competition this weekend. At the first ever all-island Youth Choir Sing-off at the Lions Community Centre, the school’s Senior High Choir took the title of Youth Choir Champion 2015. Clifton Hunter also took first place in both the junior high and senior […]

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