Archive for May 7th, 2019

John Gray cellist named Young Musician of the Year

John Gray cellist named Young Musician of the Year

| 07/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cellist Dequan Smith of John Gray High School took home the first-place trophy at the 12th annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year finals, held Saturday, 4 May, at the Prospect Playhouse. There were 11 finalists competing on the night from seven of Cayman’s public and private schools, with each one performing […]

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Sunset U16 girls win overseas tournament

Sunset U16 girls win overseas tournament

| 07/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Playing in its first-ever international tournament, the Miami Cup and Showcase, the Sunset FC U16 girls were more than up to the challenge, eventually taking the final 3-0 against last year’s winners, Okeeheelee Heat. Sunset’s Shay Windsor also took MVP honours at the competition, which ran 27-28 April, and Artemis Deslandes-Hydes captained […]

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Dog charity hits the water for fundraiser

Dog charity hits the water for fundraiser

| 07/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One Dog at a Time (ODAAT) took its fundraising efforts on the water recently with a boat trip that included visiting the stingrays and snorkelling around a coral reef. The well-attended event, held Sunday, 28 April, one of two such trips organised every year, raised more than $1,500 for the dog-rescue charity.

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ICT course aims to expand tech field for women

ICT course aims to expand tech field for women

| 07/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): To help reduce the gender gap in the ICT/digital sector, the Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) has partnered with Cartan Group, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), and Walkers to offer the first course under the Women Code Cayman programme. The idea behind the initiative is to offer women the opportunity to gain qualifications in […]

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How do we know that Cayman’s waters are safe?

How do we know that Cayman’s waters are safe?

| 07/05/2019 | 14 Comments

I was disturbed to read a recently published article which said high levels of faecal bacteria were found in water at public beaches in East End and North Side in October 2018. The report also said that the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) does not have the necessary staff or equipment available to regularly test […]

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