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Triple C and NorthEast play to exciting draw

Triple C and NorthEast play to exciting draw

| 15/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): With the CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) heading into the final two weeks of regular season games, schools are jostling for positions in their respective groups as the playoffs loom. In the Group B Under 11 clash at the Dart Field in Camana Bay, T [...]

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North Side clean-up dedicated to Edna Moyle

North Side clean-up dedicated to Edna Moyle

| 15/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The North Side community took part in a two-day district clean-up in memory of former MLA and cabinet minister Edna Moyle. On Friday evening, 10 November, North Side residents were encouraged to put out all trash, including heavier loads, in front of their homes and away from power [...]

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Gov’t primary schools take on literacy programme

Gov’t primary schools take on literacy programme

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services (DES), with sponsorship from Rotary Sunrise, have launched Reading Recovery, an internationally recognised and highly effective short-term literacy intervention for selected Year 2 students. In early September, 12 t [...]

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New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a colourful set of seasonal stamps for Christmas. The set of four stamps and a first day cover showcase local Christmas traditions featuring the decorations put up each year by the Bodden sisters on South Church Street and by the Crighto [...]

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LIFE donates books for young readers

LIFE donates books for young readers

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) has made its first book donation of the school year to the Transition Unit, a government programme that helps children who need extra learning support in their reception year. The non-profit organisation selected 170 books as a comprehensive collecti [...]

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Family stops in Cayman on world tour

Family stops in Cayman on world tour

| 14/11/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Grand Cayman is the last major destination for this year’s around-the-world journey for the so-called Retired Toddlers. Since this American family sold their home in Tampa, Florida, in June 2016, Michelle and Jake Schomp have been travelling the world with their two toddlers in t [...]

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Slow going for new licence plates

Slow going for new licence plates

| 13/11/2017 | 8 Comments
I was told back in April when I renewed my vehicle licence that I would be contacted by DVDL when I could exchange it for the new licence being phased in. It has been about seven months now and still no word. How long is this process supposed to take? Auntie’s answer: The Department of […] [...]

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Minister’s message for World Diabetes Day

Minister’s message for World Diabetes Day

| 13/11/2017 | 0 Comments
Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour: As Minister for Health, I fully support this annual date on our calendar. I also urge everyone to listen and pay attention to the information received from your healthcare professionals on the subject of diabetes and ways in which this serious illness can be preve [...]

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New queen reigns for Pirates Week

New queen reigns for Pirates Week

| 13/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Tracey Barnes-Fagan of Bodden Town took the top prize at the 2017 Pirates Week Festival Queen competition on Friday, 10 November. Designed by Julio Fagan, her costume “Isle of Gems” played on the festival’s “Treasures Of Change” theme. “The areas of adjudication for t [...]

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Special Constables attend law enforcement conference

Special Constables attend law enforcement conference

| 10/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Three RCIPS Special Constables recently attended the VLEOA 2017 International Reserve Training Conference in Dallas, Texas. Hosted by the Volunteer Law Enforcement Officers Alliance, the conference, held 1-4 November, brought together volunteer law enforcement officers from Singapo [...]

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Record turnout for Breeze Fusion 5K

Record turnout for Breeze Fusion 5K

| 10/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A record number of participants came out for the 11th annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run, held 4 November at Smith’s Barcadere. More than 250 runners and walkers, from students to senior citizens took part in the charity event, organised by Radio Cayman and Breeze FM, which has bec [...]

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Equestrians jump back in the saddle

Equestrians jump back in the saddle

| 09/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Riding School (CRS) held the first jumping show of the new competition season on Saturday, 4 November. As part of the affiliation with the British Pony Club and the ongoing training programme for those who want to compete, 27 riders negotiated jump courses ranging from 0.5m [...]

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Unhappy with change in discounted airfare

Unhappy with change in discounted airfare

| 08/11/2017 | 1 Comment
I purchased tickets during the August sale that Cayman Airways had for travel dates during September 2017. Unfortunately Cayman Airways called me to cancel my outgoing flight to Miami due to Hurricane Irma and I had to reschedule my trip. I have managed to rebook my trip for October. However, Cayma [...]

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Law school adds two lecturers

Law school adds two lecturers

| 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) has recently appointed two new lecturers. Scott Atkins will lecture on contract, commercial and trusts law for the law school’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Michael Bromby will lecture undergraduates on evidence and employment law [...]

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Festival Queen contestants announced

Festival Queen contestants announced

| 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This year’s Pirates Week Festival Queen competition takes place Friday, 10 November, on Harbour Drive, starting at 7:15pm. Contending for the title are Victoria Ebanks (Miss West Bay), Latoya Lightbody (Miss East End), Amanda Hurlston (Miss George Town) and Tracey Barnes-Fagan (M [...]

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