Archive for August, 2018

Golden Spoons Review: Icoa

Golden Spoons Review: Icoa

| 31/08/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS Foodie): While Icoa’s location in Seven Mile Shops does not offer a spectacular view, it is a lovely little restaurant where I love to breakfast. But my most recent visit was in the evening as my partner and I wanted to try what was on offer for dinner. [...]

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School supplies donated to 200 children

School supplies donated to 200 children

| 31/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The foundation established by and named for Lloyd Barker, who initiated the Pursuit of Excellence awards in 2014, recently hosted its first official event, back-to-school supplies drive “Ready, Set, Learn!” at Airport Park. In a press release, Barker explained the motivation fo [...]

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Vote for People’s Choice in marine conservation

Vote for People’s Choice in marine conservation

| 31/08/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) will recognise exceptional contributors to local marine conservation efforts [...]

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Missing motorbike licence plate causing problems

Missing motorbike licence plate causing problems

| 30/08/2018 | 4 Comments
I start by referencing one of your previous Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) answers (see New licence plates should have original numbers): “A customer can request a new number and he or she would have to pay to make that change. Or, if the new plates were ready for collectio [...]

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Surgeons repair patient’s shoulder in regional first

Surgeons repair patient’s shoulder in regional first

| 30/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In what is being called the first surgery of its kind in the Americas, the Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) orthopedic surgical team, led by Dr Alwin Almeida, repaired the shoulder of Cayman Islands national rugby player Edward Westin, that had dislocated more than 100 times and w [...]

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Young players serve up entertaining tennis

Young players serve up entertaining tennis

| 30/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fifth PwC junior circuit tournament, held 24-26 August, proved to be “another great weekend of tennis”. Albert Berksoy, Willow Wilkinson and Jake Booker took the 10 & under, 14 & under and 18 & under singles titles, respectively, stated a Tennis Federation of th [...]

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NASA brings ‘Science on a Sphere’ to Cayman

NASA brings ‘Science on a Sphere’ to Cayman

| 30/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): NASA will be presenting its ‘Science On a Sphere’ educational programme to Cayman for the first time during the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC) 2018 from 13-14 September. The exhibition will be open to conference participants throughout the event, with local sch [...]

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Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

| 29/08/2018 | 61 Comments
Can children enter private or public schools here without vaccinations? Is there a way to be excused? Auntie’s answer: Yes, it is possible to opt out of vaccinations and enrol your child in school in Cayman. You will need to fill out a Statement of Exemption from DES Immunization Policy, which you [...]

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5K event benefits church construction

5K event benefits church construction

| 29/08/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A 5K walk/run held Sunday, 26 August, and sponsored by the West Bay Adventist Church raised more than$13,000, a record for the annual event that will contribute to the completion of a new sanctuary that will double as a hurricane shelter for the district. [...]

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First birthday party a time for giving back

First birthday party a time for giving back

| 29/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The parents of Adelaide Merren used the celebration of her first birthday on 26 June as an opportunity to collect donations for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Cayman Islands Hospital and the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF). Mother Jernaye Merren wanted to give back to the N [...]

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What to do with mouldy books?

What to do with mouldy books?

| 28/08/2018 | 1 Comment
I have a number (lots!) of books which are showing early signs of mould. Thus, I don’t think it’s fair to bring them to the Humane Society book loft, NCVO, etc as they could infect others. They will probably fill my trunk, so throwing out one/week into the garbage isn’t a viable so [...]

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Quiz fundraiser assists Sailing Club

Quiz fundraiser assists Sailing Club

| 28/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of Cayman’s hedge fund industry tested their knowledge of trivia for a good cause when the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) earlier this summer held a fundraising quiz to support the Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC) and its youth programmes. Along wi [...]

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Is CULL still culling lionfish?

Is CULL still culling lionfish?

| 28/08/2018 | 1 Comment
I haven’t heard anything from CULL (Cayman United Lionfish League) recently and not much about the lionfish problem generally. The only invasive creature we hear about is the green iguana. Is CULL still active? And what is the situation with the lionfish — is it getting worse or better? Au [...]

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Dive instructor logs 10,000th dive

Dive instructor logs 10,000th dive

| 28/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Mike Schouten, a dive instructor working on Little Cayman, recently logged dive number 10,000 in a career that spans decades as a dive professional. A native of the Netherlands, Schouten currently works at the Southern Cross Club. To mark the occasion of his landmark dive, he and r [...]

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Rotary Sunrise welcomes new president

Rotary Sunrise welcomes new president

| 28/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Matthew Seales was installed as the new president of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise (Rotary Sunrise)  on Wednesday, 21 August, according to the service club. A former member of the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman, in 2016 Seales was the first active Rotaractor to be induct [...]

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