Archive for January, 2020

Road closure for Cross Island Relay, 2 Feb

Road closure for Cross Island Relay, 2 Feb

| 31/01/2020 | 0 Comments

South Church Street will be closed between Thompson Drive and Antoinette Avenue from 6:00am to 11:00am on Sunday, 2 February, to facilitate the end point of the Cross Island Relay.

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Road closures for Stand for Family Rally, 2 Feb

Road closures for Stand for Family Rally, 2 Feb

| 31/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Christian Association for Civics Education is hosting a “Stand for Family” rally in front of the Legislative Assembly building on Sunday, 2 February. In order to facilitate this event, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, from 9:00AM to 9:00PM. Albert Panton Street will also be closed during this time.

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Public forum to explore cancer in Cayman

Public forum to explore cancer in Cayman

| 30/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A forum with the theme ‘Cancer in Cayman: Together we will fight’ will be held on World Cancer Day, 4 February, hosted by the Health Services Authority (HSA). The forum will explore the current status of cancer in Cayman, specifically at the HSA, and share actionable advice on how each person can […]

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NRA assessing damage

NRA assessing damage

| 29/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority is currently working with the Royal Cayman Police Service and the various utility providers to assess and remediate damages caused by the earthquake on Tuesday, January 28.

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Update on government schools

Update on government schools

| 29/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Education Services’ Facilities Management Team in partnership with the Public Works Department (PWD), the Planning Department and Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) are working hard to secure all 21 government school sites which facilitate over 5,000 students and up to 800 staff.

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DVDL Breakers office closure

DVDL Breakers office closure

| 29/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) says its Breakers office location will not be operational until further notice. Customers can visit the Crewe Road location in the interim.

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Government offices open

Government offices open

| 29/01/2020 | 0 Comments

Following Tuesday’s earthquake, government authorities are closely monitoring the situation. At this time government offices are anticipated to be open today (Wednesday, 29 January) unless individual departments issue a formal notification otherwise.

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Water Authority – areas still without service

Water Authority – areas still without service

| 29/01/2020 | 0 Comments

UPDATED: Water service has been restored along South Sound Road, from the junction of Walkers Road up to “The Avenue” development, including all adjacent roads. Service has also been restored on Walkers Road, from Denham Thompson Way to the South Sound junction, including Windsor Village, Hinds Way, Aspiration Drive and Academy Way, as well as […]

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Red Cross shelter opening tonight

Red Cross shelter opening tonight

| 28/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Red Cross will be opening its shelter (Huldah Avenue)  at 7pm tonight to provide a safe space to the community in light of today’s earthquakes. Anyone with questions can contact the Red Cross Disaster Manager, Eddie Tinling-Miller on 326-7741.

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Gov’t schools closed Wednesday

Gov’t schools closed Wednesday

| 28/01/2020 | 0 Comments

All government schools will remain closed until a thorough assessment has been conducted on school buildings to ensure structural integrity in the wake of Tuesday’s earthquake. The Department of Education Services (DES) confirms that following the effects of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake felt at approximately 2:10pm, followed by tsunami warnings from Hazard Management Cayman islands […]

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WA asks customers to report sewage issues

WA asks customers to report sewage issues

| 28/01/2020 | 0 Comments

Water Authority customers are advised to call its emergency line 946-HELP (946-4357), to report any wastewater issue along the West Bay Beach Sewerage System. Members of the public with septic tanks or onsite wastewater systems are advised to contact their sewerage specialist to inspect their systems for any damages and necessary repairs. Please note that […]

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No CAL flights cancelled after earthquake

No CAL flights cancelled after earthquake

| 28/01/2020 | 0 Comments

Following the confirmation of a strong earthquake felt in the Cayman Islands today, Tuesday, Cayman Airways is advising the public that all non-essential services have been suspended for the day.

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CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

| 28/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Government has splashed out on printing a new $1 commemorative banknote to mark last year’s 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands’ first written Constitution. The new note was unveiled at the National Heroes Day celebrations on Monday and is expected to be circulated for use on Tuesday. A modified version of the current ‘D’ […]

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Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust is turning to the Roaring 20’s for an eco-friendly fundraising event next month that will capture the days of flappers, jazz, Prohibition and bootleggers, all in aid of its Habitat Protection Fund. Period costume is optional but anyone wanting to get into the […]

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Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands swimmers of all ages, including those aiming for qualifying times for April’s CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Barbados, took part in the Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet, the first competitive swim meet of the year last weekend. The 3-day event was hosted by Stingray Swim Club and held at the […]

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Ombudsman offers info on data protection

Ombudsman offers info on data protection

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Office of the Ombudsman will be holding a meet and greet inside the Government Administration Building on Tuesday morning, 28 January, in recognition of International Data Privacy Day, which will be celebrated in the Cayman Islands for the first time, following the commencement of the Data Protection Law (DPL) on 30 […]

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Line-up for basketball tourney announced

Line-up for basketball tourney announced

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Defending Big 12 Conference champion Kansas State, along with Ole Miss and Nevada, will headline the field for the fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, which takes place 23 to 25 November 2020 at the John Gray Gym, according to organisers Caymax Sports.

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NGO mentors girls for careers in finance

NGO mentors girls for careers in finance

| 20/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): GirlForce 100, the flagship female youth mentoring initiative for 100 Women in Finance, recently launched its fourth year of operation with an introductory session to over 45 mentees at ArtNest Studio in the Cayman Islands.

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