Archive for February, 2019

Free alarms still available for Prospect, Red Bay

Free alarms still available for Prospect, Red Bay

| 28/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Prospect Red Bay Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) has to date given out about 1,000 home alarms to residents since distribution began in November last year.  The door and window alarms were a part of a Community Mitigation Project supported by the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC).

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Mission House opens for Saturday tours

Mission House opens for Saturday tours

| 28/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust’s signature property, the Mission House, is introducing Saturday hours beginning tomorrow (2 March). Nadia Hardie, Executive Director of the National Trust, said the new Saturday hours will allow residents more opportunities to tour the historic property in Bodden Town.

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Measuring recyclables shipped overseas

Measuring recyclables shipped overseas

| 28/02/2019 | 1 Comment

What are the units for the recyclables shipped from Cayman, ie per tonne, cubic foot or something else? Auntie’s answer: This question arose from a reader’s comment to a previous column on recycling (see Where do Cayman’s recyclables wind up?) which explained where goods such as plastics, cardboard and aluminium cans are shipped and how […]

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Celebrate culture at Red Sky

Celebrate culture at Red Sky

| 27/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The seventh annual Red Sky at Night multi-cultural arts fair is taking place this Saturday, 2 March. Presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) on the grounds of the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre, the fair, an anchor event for the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts (Cayfest), will run from […]

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Strong showing for dressage riders

Strong showing for dressage riders

| 27/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s dressage riders competed Sunday, 23 February, in the second of three national dressage shows scheduled this season, each of which is sponsored by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF).  Held at the Equestrian Centre, the show attracted 30 entries for the day.

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Junior tennis players match up well

Junior tennis players match up well

| 27/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The second PwC Junior Grand Prix for 2019, organised by the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands (TFCI), took place at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club (CITC) on Friday and Saturday, 22 and 23 February, with 28 players competing in three age groups. The eight participants in the 10 and under group […]

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Honouring Women Month gets ministry support

Honouring Women Month gets ministry support

| 27/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Preparations for March’s Honouring Women Month (HWM) events have been boosted by a strategic alliance between the Ministry of Community Affairs’ Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) and the Family Resource Centre (FRC), along with a $9,000 contribution by the GAU to help stage various activities.

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Remove signs that obstruct sidewalks

Remove signs that obstruct sidewalks

| 27/02/2019 | 8 Comments

Who is supposed to be enforcing the law regarding signs on sidewalks? It seems that signs such as sandwich boards are blocking sidewalks everywhere from downtown George Town to the Eastern Districts. Auntie’s answer: I am really glad this question was asked. In addition to blocking sidewalks, the sandwich boards often prevent a clear view […]

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Students reimagine favourite books

Students reimagine favourite books

| 26/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Almost 200 people attended the annual Storyboard Competition at the George Town Public Library on Saturday, 23 February, representing a record audience for the event. The competition gives Cayman’s young readers a chance to show off their creativity by sharing their favourite books through a storyboard display.

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‘Pirates’ and volunteers celebrated

‘Pirates’ and volunteers celebrated

| 26/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): ‘Pirates’ and volunteers who support the annual Pirates Week Festival were recently recognised at an appreciation reception held Saturday, 23 February. Every year, the festival office celebrates the work of everyone who contributes to what is one of the main events on the Cayman Islands calendar.

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