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Tracking air quality by GT landfill

Tracking air quality by GT landfill

| 24/05/2017 | 0 Comments
Is there any information on how often air levels are checked within a five-mile radius of the dump? Dealing with this toxic environment so close to an elementary school, homes and businesses should be Cayman’s top priority. But in the meantime, how close an eye is being kept on toxicity levels [...]

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NCVO garden gets new lease of life

NCVO garden gets new lease of life

| 23/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The NCVO Foster Home’s garden has received a sprucing up, courtesy of two companies in Cayman. RBC, as part of the bank’s commitment to green initiatives, has collaborated with client Beyond Basics Medical Day Spa on a gardening initiative for the home. A “Green 15” team of [...]

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Enforcement of community service orders

Enforcement of community service orders

| 22/05/2017 | 3 Comments
What happens when people who have committed crime or offences and have been ordered to complete a certain amount of hours of community service? It would be good to know for the general public what the actual process is; for example, what kind of community service do they usually perform, who is deci [...]

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It’s glow time for the National Trust

It’s glow time for the National Trust

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust is hosting its fourth annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 3 June, as the organisation celebrates 30 years of conservation. Participants are encouraged to dress in 80s attire with neon, jelly bracelets, big hair, gaudy accessories, leg warmers and more. All ages and f [...]

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Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than US$150,000 was donated to Have a Heart Cayman Islands through the fundraising efforts of marathoner Derek Haines and the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. A cheque was presented to Jennifer McCarthy of Have a Heart at a Rotary lunch on 18 May 2017. The funds were raised from [...]

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Seminar focuses on cyber threats to children

Seminar focuses on cyber threats to children

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A special joint meeting of all Adventist churches in Cayman addressed the protection of children from dangers lurking on the Internet and ways in which adults and organisations can mitigate potential for abuse. The meeting, held as part of the Adventist Church’s observance of Chi [...]

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Fire Service officers honoured

Fire Service officers honoured

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) recently celebrated several officers for their performance on the job. At the Tuesday, 16 May staff-appreciation function, the major achievements of the CIFS team were highlighted, with 15 people recognised for their accomplishments and Sub Of [...]

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Overstayer wants to return to Cayman

Overstayer wants to return to Cayman

| 21/05/2017 | 5 Comments
I was on island in 2013 and overstayed because I had no job and could not buy my plane ticket. Can I apply for another work permit or visa? Auntie’s answer: This is one of those good news/bad news scenarios. An immigration department official explained that you can apply for another permit or visa [...]

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Sea swim awash with participants

Sea swim awash with participants

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 30th annual Flow 800m Sea Swim, which took place Saturday, 13 May, attracted 113 swimmers to participate in the loop course which started and ended at Governor’s Beach. The overall winners finished within three seconds of each other providing an exciting finish for the crowds [...]

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Cayman’s sailors breeze through regatta

Cayman’s sailors breeze through regatta

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 30 sailboats participated in the inaugural Cayman Islands Sailing Club spring regatta held 12-15 May. Among the vessels taking part were Cayman catboats and two youth Optimists fleets racing for marks and medals. The races started at 10am as the catboat fleet battled it [...]

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Triple C celebrates with a walk/run

Triple C celebrates with a walk/run

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As its 75th anniversary celebrations continue, Triple C School held a 5K walk/run on Saturday, 13 May, with proceeds going toward improvements to the campus and a scholarship fund. The wider Triple C community, including parents, students, staff and alumni, took part with even youn [...]

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Does right to be Caymanian equal right to be a candidate?

Does right to be Caymanian equal right to be a candidate?

| 18/05/2017 | 7 Comments
Can a Caymanian status holder stand for election? There are many resident expatriates and they really should have a voice in the LA. In the UK there are a large number of MPs of various ethnic origin reflecting the racial background of the voters. Auntie’s answer: Once more, the very prompt and he [...]

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Teen debaters focus on healthy relationships

Teen debaters focus on healthy relationships

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Eight young people, each representing a different school, took part in this year’s teen panel debate on healthy relationships, held Wednesday, 10 May. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) organised the event, which is a regular fixture on the annual Child Month c [...]

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Lighthouse students gain gov’t work experience

Lighthouse students gain gov’t work experience

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The six students of the Lighthouse School’s (LHS) graduating class took part in a day’s work experience at the Government Administration Building on Friday, 12 May 2017. The initiative, organised by Lauren Knight, manager of the Internal Audit Service, was designed to help the [...]

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Special headstones to honour cultural icons

Special headstones to honour cultural icons

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two of Cayman’s cultural icons will be posthumously honoured with specially crafted headstones to mark their graves. Culture Minister and Premier Alden McLaughlin presented a cheque for $24,000 to the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) for the project to honour world reno [...]

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