Archive for October, 2015

East End dive shop plans coral nursery

East End dive shop plans coral nursery

| 30/10/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The co-owner of East End dive operation, Ocean Frontiers, has revealed plans to create a coral nursery in the area to repair and replenish threatened reef systems in the waters around Cayman. As the tourism minister proceeds with cruise berthing plans that may destroy more than 35 acres in the George Town Harbour, the ministry […]

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Teens to take on police on football pitch

Teens to take on police on football pitch

| 30/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A group of teenage boys will be facing off against the police Friday in a friendly football match at the Annex. The John Gray High School Boyz2Men team will take on the RCIPS in the match that kicks-off at 1pm today. The boys are part of a school programme that supports and mentors young […]

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Health conference opens to full house

Health conference opens to full house

| 30/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, which is becoming a popular feature on the local calendar, opened to a packed house Thursday evening, 29 October, illustrating a growing consciousness in the community over health issues. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, who is currently acting as governor, said that the annual event was helping to promote a healthier […]

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Cayman judge elected regional VP of judicial group

Cayman judge elected regional VP of judicial group

| 29/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Justice Richard Williams has been elected for the second time to serve as Caribbean region vice president  of the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association (CMJA). The appointment took effect at last month’s 17th Triennial CMJA Conference, at which Justice Williams was a panel presenter.

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‘Tis the season for Pink Ladies Christmas fundraiser

‘Tis the season for Pink Ladies Christmas fundraiser

| 29/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Pink Ladies Annual Christmas Tea and Bazaar will be taking place Saturday, 28 November, from 2pm-5pm at the ARC in Camana Bay. The popular family event will include booths selling handmade crafts, homemade jams and cakes, and plants, plus a raffle and silent auction.

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Breeze Fusion walk/run to benefit NCVO

Breeze Fusion walk/run to benefit NCVO

| 28/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The ninth annual Breeze Fusion three-mile walk/run is set for 6:30am Saturday, 7 November. This family-friendly event is a fundraiser for the National Council of Voluntary Organisations, with the second charitable recipient Meals on Wheels. Starting at Smith’s Cove, the course runs through the residential neighbourhoods of South Church Street, Melmac Avenue, Walkers Road and South Sound.

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Veteran firefighter takes top employee honours

Veteran firefighter takes top employee honours

| 27/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fire Service Station Officer Richard McLaughlin has been named the Deputy Governor’s Employee of the Month for August 2015. With 33 years’ experience in the Cayman Islands Fire Service, McLaughlin is considered an asset by his superiors, and a role model by colleagues.

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Primary school footballers overcome soggy pitch

Primary school footballers overcome soggy pitch

| 27/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(PFL): The welcome rain certainly did not dampen the players’ spirits this past Saturday, 24 October as the 2015/2016 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons continued with the fourth round of play. The featured games in Group A at a soggy Annex Field included Truth For Youth’s clash […]

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Healthcare Conference opens this week

Healthcare Conference opens this week

| 27/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The sixth Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference is taking place from 29-31 October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. In addition to listening to presentations from some of the world’s top healthcare professionals, attendees will also be able to participate in one of three interactive workshops on the topics of mental health, non-medical therapies and end-of-life decisions.

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NG intern spends year immersed in the arts

NG intern spends year immersed in the arts

| 26/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Caymanian student Candace Welcome has been on the job since August as the Deutsche Bank intern at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI). She is spending a year with the gallery developing her skills and gaining professional experience. The internship programme is in its 13th year. The internship covers many aspects of gallery […]

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