Archive for June, 2019

Vocational school nears opening date

Vocational school nears opening date

| 24/06/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A vocational training school, dedicated to offering career paths to young people rather than simply jobs, is now expected to open sometime this summer, starting with courses in automotive maintenance, construction and diving, and eventually including a prison programme. Inspire Cayman Training, the brainchild of Michael Myles, a former government at-risk youth […]

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How are beaches kept clear of Sargassum?

How are beaches kept clear of Sargassum?

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

We love the Cayman Islands and people and we visit almost every year to enjoy our hard-earned and long-awaited vacations. Later this year we have reservations for accommodations on the East End of Grand Cayman and also on the Sister Islands. We understand that the heavy influx of Sargassum seaweed this year is a problem […]

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Bench in memory of young heart patient unveiled

Bench in memory of young heart patient unveiled

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A memorial bench was unveiled Saturday, 22 June, at Health City Cayman Islands in honour of baby Nolan Evans, who passed away from a complex Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) at just seven months old in January last year. The date of the unveiling of the Nolan Evans Memorial Bench would have marked […]

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Free HIV testing offered this week

Free HIV testing offered this week

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA), Cayman AIDS Foundation and Cayman Islands Red Cross are again joining forces to mark HIV Testing Week, which runs from today (24 June) through Saturday, 29 June. The activities being held this week are in support of National Testing Day and Regional HIV Testing Day observed on […]

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Local footballers to get chance to play in Portugal

Local footballers to get chance to play in Portugal

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman football players will get an opportunity to train and trial at Portuguese club CD Nacional of that country’s LigaPro under a memorandum of understanding recently inked between that team and local company Excel Sports Management Ltd (ESM). The agreement, signed by CD Nacional president, Rui Alves, and ESM director, Virgil Seymour, […]

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Motorists advised to exercise caution during Olympic Day 5K

Motorists advised to exercise caution during Olympic Day 5K

| 21/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee is hosting their annual Olympic Day 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, 22 June at 7:00AM. The event will begin at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym on Olympic Way and participants will travel along Aspiration Drive, onto Academy Way, Walkers Road, South Church Street, Denham Thompson Way, and return to the […]

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Update on voter registration and referendum verification

Update on voter registration and referendum verification

| 21/06/2019 | 0 Comments

1.    The deadline for voter registration for the 1 October 2019 Official Register of Electors has been extended until 8 pm on Tuesday, 2 July 2019, to accommodate the public holiday on 1 July.  Persons seeking to register as electors may do so at the Elections Office in Grand Cayman.  Persons seeking to register in Cayman […]

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Where are my packages from overseas?

Where are my packages from overseas?

| 21/06/2019 | 15 Comments

I shop locally in Cayman wherever possible and am happy to support local business, however there are some items which I sometimes have to source from overseas, and most of the time these items are delivered via parcel post at the Airport Post Office. The issue is, though, that it is a completely hit and […]

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Swim team named for CCCAN championships

Swim team named for CCCAN championships

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman is sending 11 swimmers to compete in the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Federation (CCCAN) championships in Barbados, taking place from 28 June to 2 July. The competition is an age-group swimming championship with 11-12, 13-14, 15-17 and 18 and over categories.

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Improved therapy to help reduce hair loss for chemo patients

Improved therapy to help reduce hair loss for chemo patients

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) chemotherapy unit has upgraded its cold cap therapy for patients hoping to prevent or reduce the loss of their hair as a result of chemotherapy. The scalp cooling system will improve efficiency of the treatment and provide a more comfortable experience for users. 

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