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Is pollution monitored in Cayman?

Is pollution monitored in Cayman?

| 06/12/2018 | 4 Comments
Do we have any pollution monitoring here on the island? Ocean water quality, air quality, anything? Are there any statistics, on any topic? On the WHO website it seemed we are the only country that is not proactive in regards to these matters. Auntie’s answer: This is one of those questions that n [...]

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National Gallery opens twin bill of exhibitions

National Gallery opens twin bill of exhibitions

| 06/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is opening two exhibitions simultaneously on Monday, 10 December, celebrating both the work of Cayman’s first freelance photographer as well as the talent of local art educators. “Ella Latter: The Photographer is Present” showcases h [...]

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Preventing release of personal information

Preventing release of personal information

| 06/12/2018 | 5 Comments
I’ve been hearing a lot about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) lately, most recently on the ‘60 Minutes’ programme. The list of registered voters in Cayman is public, with voters’ names, residential addresses, and occupations. Doesn’t that fall afoul of GDPR, or the local data pro [...]

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Cayman Heart Fund to get holiday boost

Cayman Heart Fund to get holiday boost

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life):  For every donation shoppers make to the Cayman Heart Fund when visiting the Celebrations Christmas Wonderland store during December will get those funds matched by the company. The money donated will support the charity’s mission to prevent and reduce early deaths, long-term di [...]

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Law firm’s day of giving helps charities

Law firm’s day of giving helps charities

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 60 staff of law firm Mourant swapped office chairs for charity work during its annual Away Day. Teams assisted Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the National Trust for the Cayman Islands and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), with a group of volunteers [...]

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Ezzard Miller hosts dinner for seniors

Ezzard Miller hosts dinner for seniors

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): North Side MLA and Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller hosted a joint Celebrate Cayman and Cayman Thanksgiving dinner for seniors on Saturday, 1 December, telling those gathered that the most influential of all social media was people “breaking bread” together. About 50 peop [...]

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Trucks need to be better regulated

Trucks need to be better regulated

| 04/12/2018 | 6 Comments
Are there any rules that apply to the increasing number of large, poorly driven and maintained trucks that threaten the safety of motorists using Shamrock Road? I have seen a speeding truck pass a school bus as children were alighting, trucks that spill their wet load onto vehicles behind, numerous [...]

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Day celebrates people with disabilities

Day celebrates people with disabilities

| 04/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff and students of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre, all wearing yellow T-shirts, travelled to George Town Monday, 3 December, to join Acting Governor Franz Manderson and other government officials on the steps of the Government Administration Building to mark International Day [...]

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Academy hires full-time youth coach

Academy hires full-time youth coach

| 04/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Academy Sports Club (ASC) has hired its first full-time professional coach, Ben Pugh, who will be overseeing all technical aspects of club’s youth football curriculum and providing ongoing training to other coaches. He is formerly a lead youth development phase coach at Ipswich T [...]

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Objecting to a coastal works application

Objecting to a coastal works application

| 03/12/2018 | 5 Comments
Can the wider public voice objections to coastal works applications regardless of how close they live to the site? How are those objections considered? [...]

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Community pays tribute to Arthur Hunter

Community pays tribute to Arthur Hunter

| 03/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Funeral services were held Saturday, 1 December, for Arthur Hunter, who died suddenly last month at age 82. An icon in both the legal and financial services industry, his death has been met by tributes throughout the community. Founder of the law firm Hunter and Hunter with his fat [...]

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Primary football finals set

Primary football finals set

| 03/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(PFL): The 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) semifinals concluded this past Saturday, 1 December at the Annex Field in the Under 9 and Under 11 Champions and Consolation Cups. The six finals and two third-place games are set for this Saturday, 8 D [...]

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Pesticide use in organic farming

Pesticide use in organic farming

| 02/12/2018 | 11 Comments
I am a regular visitor to farmers market at the cricket grounds. I like to buy from there as I believe the produce sold there are organic. But, as I understand it, even the certified organic products worldwide are allowed to use a certain percentage of pesticides, etc. [...]

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Spelling bee champs letter perfect

Spelling bee champs letter perfect

| 02/12/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayla Ebanks from Bodden Town Primary School and Jemma Watson from John Gray High School were officially crowned Cayman’s best primary and secondary school spellers, respectively, last week. The students were competing at the 21st annual RBC Royal Bank Primary Spelling Bee and th [...]

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Young student gives back for his birthday

Young student gives back for his birthday

| 02/12/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): When Brandon Simmonds, 12, heard about a baby in urgent need of a specialised procedure, he decided to use his birthday last month as an occasion to raise money for the infant and his family. He told his parents he didn’t need or want gifts but instead wanted to try to raise [&he [...]

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