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Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are presenting an exhibition of student artwork created during the Walkers Art Club programme, which runs at the gallery for the full school year. The five weekly afterschool art clubs support 75 public and private school students comprising foundation, primary (in Grand […]

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UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This week various Cayman departments took part in a joint training programme and exercise with counterparts in the UK and the British High Commission in Kingston to simulate a response to a major hurricane strike on Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Local participants in the exercise were teams from the Governor’s Office, […]

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NRA announces Island Heritage roundabout upgrade

NRA announces Island Heritage roundabout upgrade

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority (NRA) will be carrying out improvement works to the Island Heritage roundabout, on Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, 1 July 2019 and will last approximately two months. While the work is ongoing, traffic on the roundabout may be temporarily reduced to one lane and drivers […]

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Planned works – traffic delays near Kings Sports Centre

Planned works – traffic delays near Kings Sports Centre

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

Water Authority – Cayman wishes to advise its valuable customers that the motoring public will experience restricted access on the roundabout in the vicinity of Kings Sports Centre (off Crewe Road and Linford Pierson Highway) from 3:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, 23 June 2019 in order to carry out infrastructure upgrades in the […]

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Is national diversity a WORC goal?

Is national diversity a WORC goal?

| 20/06/2019 | 1 Comment

Are employers still required to have a diverse range of nationalities among their work permit holders? Auntie’s answer: To offer context, I received this question in response to a CNS article on Governor Martyn Roper posting a graphic on his Facebook page depicting the many nationalities in Cayman on work permits, and saying that it […]

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Drivers reminded to respect blue spots

Drivers reminded to respect blue spots

| 19/06/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A year after launching its “Not Your Spot” campaign, Rotary Central Cayman Islands is again calling on the public to comply with the proper use of disabled parking ‘blue spots’ around the island, on the back of the initiative recently winning the Community Impact of the Year category at the annual Cayman […]

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UCCI grad earns scholarship for further studies

UCCI grad earns scholarship for further studies

| 19/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Laurent Bodden, a graduate of the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI) hospitality programme, will be pursuing further studies in food and beverage management, with the help of a scholarship from international spice and seasoning business, McCormick & Company. Through the company’s McCormick Global Ingredients Limited (MGIL) and its Wendy Bullock […]

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Red Cross volunteers ready for hurricane season

Red Cross volunteers ready for hurricane season

| 19/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) recently held its annual pre-hurricane meeting, with almost 100 old and new volunteers learning about the organisation’s role as a response agency and auxiliary to government. Held every year ahead of hurricane season, the meeting gives the Red Cross the opportunity to refresh information for returning […]

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Ministry asks community and businesses to help NPOs

Ministry asks community and businesses to help NPOs

| 19/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a commitment going back more than ten years to provide funding to five of Cayman’s non-profit organisations, amounting to almost $2.5 million annually, the Ministry of Community Affairs is also calling on the private sector and the community to support The Pines Retirement Home, National Council of Voluntary Organisations, […]

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Department of Commerce and Investment closing early

Department of Commerce and Investment closing early

| 19/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) would like to notify the public that their office will be closed on Friday, 21 June 2019 at 3 p.m., to facilitate a staff meeting. DCI will resume normal business hours on Monday, 24 June 2019.  DCI staff apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause.

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