Archive for January, 2020

Cayfest 2020 to celebrate local culture

Cayfest 2020 to celebrate local culture

| 17/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual arts and culture festival, Cayfest, begins on 20 February and will showcase an eclectic mix of visual arts and crafts, music, theatre, dance, film, fashion design and cultural discussions. CNCF says that artisans, actors, comics, fashion designers, magicians, food vendors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, musical groups, […]

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Orthopaedic surgeon joins HSA team

Orthopaedic surgeon joins HSA team

| 16/01/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Allan Larsen, who has performed 25,000 knee arthroscopies and 40,000 procedures, has joined the staff of the Orthopaedics Department of the Health Services Authority (HSA). Dr Larsen treats all conditions of the hand, knee and ankle/foot, in addition to specialising in sports traumatology, the HSA said in a release.

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Roadworks – Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout

Roadworks – Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout

| 16/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority wishes to advise the public that expansion of the Chrissie Tomlinson roundabout to three lanes started earlier this week. The aim of the roadwork, which is expected to last six weeks, is to assist westbound traffic flow from Rex Crighton Boulevard and Shamrock Road to merge smoothly onto Hurley Merren Boulevard. […]

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Coco Fest at Pedro St James

Coco Fest at Pedro St James

| 16/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Management and staff of Pedro St James invite the public to the fifth annual Coco Fest set for Saturday, 8 February, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the Pedro St James National Historic Site, Pedro Castle Road, Savannah.

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Swim Meet starts Friday

Swim Meet starts Friday

| 16/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet takes place 17-19 January at the Lions Aquatic Centre. Hosted by the Stingray Swim Club, the three-day event features competition among swimmers ranging in age from the 6 & Under category to teenagers hoping to qualify for the Cayman Islands 2020 CARIFTA Swim Team.

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Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Actor Vinnie Jones will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Saturday, 3 October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme of this year’s Gala focuses on the important role of spousal and family support, as well as the impact battling cancer has […]

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Overseas scholarship application deadline approaching

Overseas scholarship application deadline approaching

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) invites all eligible Caymanians to submit applications for Overseas Scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic year before the application deadline on Friday, 31 January 2020.

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Christmas trees for Mulch

Christmas trees for Mulch

| 13/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has placed bins for the public to drop off Christmas trees, which will be collected and mulched in the landfill. The mulch will then be taken to the Cricket Grounds next to the Farmer’s Market in George Town for public collection on Saturday, 25 January, starting at 8am.

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Youth Mental Health Symposium

Youth Mental Health Symposium

| 13/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The Alex Panton Foundation, the charity focused on supporting the mental health of young people in the Cayman Islands, will hold its third annual Youth Mental Health Symposium on 22 February at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman.

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Safety Advisory re drones

Safety Advisory re drones

| 13/01/2020 | 0 Comments

There have been an increasing number of sightings of small unmanned aircraft (drones) reported in the vicinity of Owen Roberts International Airport. On Thursday, 9 January, a disabled drone was found within the perimeter of the airport very near to the runway and its operation in such close proximity to arriving and departing aircraft is […]

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New ministry policy assistant is JGHS graduate

New ministry policy assistant is JGHS graduate

| 13/01/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure has promoted a John Gray High School graduate from the position of executive officer to the position of the position of policy assistant at the ministry. Leah Watson, who is currently pursuing an Associate degree in Public Administration at the Cayman Islands Civil Service College, […]

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IT expert promoted at Computer Services

IT expert promoted at Computer Services

| 13/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Darvy Whittaker, who has over thirty years of experience in information technology service delivery, has been promoted within the Computer Services Department (CSD) to Deputy Director, Service Delivery. In his new post he is tasked with responsibility for all aspects of information systems user experience across the Cayman Islands Government.

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Cullers must renew special licences

Cullers must renew special licences

| 13/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The RCIPS Security and Firearms Licensing Unit is reminding the public that the special firearms licences issued to cullers registered with the 2018-2019 Green Iguana Cull Project (see previous release) have now expired.

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DVDL West Bay Closed Friday

DVDL West Bay Closed Friday

| 10/01/2020 | 1 Comment

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) West Bay location will be closed today, Friday 10 January, for building maintenance but will re-open tomorrow, Saturday 11 January, 9:00am to 4:00pm. The DVDL’s Crewe Road and Breakers locations will be open today for business as usual.

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Cayman welcomes first baby of the decade

Cayman welcomes first baby of the decade

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Baby Aelene Lopez was born nearly two weeks early in 1 January, surprising everyone, especially parents Aylin and Roberto Lopez, when she became the first baby to be born in the Cayman Islands in this new decade.

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Cayman Eco offers free ‘climate science lunch and learn’

Cayman Eco offers free ‘climate science lunch and learn’

| 09/01/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Eco, a local environmental non-profit organisation, is aiming to educate the general public in the Cayman Islands on the threats presented by global climate change by offering free ‘climate science lunch and learn’ sessions for local businesses.

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UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): UWC Cayman Islands, the local national committee of the global educational movement, is seeking applicants for its 2020 selection process, which begins with a written application due Monday, 10 February.

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Girl Power Cayman focuses on higher education

Girl Power Cayman focuses on higher education

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A non-profit organisation that aims to inspire, nurture and empower young women in the Cayman Islands visited the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) on 4 January to learn about tertiary education.

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