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Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) led an emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The simulated emergency comprised a rapidly unfolding terrorist situation involving two vicious thugs, the hijacking of a s [...]

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Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

| 06/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the opening of the Special Olympics National Games this week, the inaugural Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull attracted six teams in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) athletes. Representatives of four law enforcement agencies, alo [...]

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DCI official earns top employee honours

DCI official earns top employee honours

| 28/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Mitzi Watson-Jervis is the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for April 2018. As head of business services and licensing with the Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), Watson-Jervis received the award from Deputy Governor Franz Manderson for fostering effective [...]

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Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

| 25/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Representatives from the RCIPS, Dart Realty and the Lighthouse School met at Camana Bay Wednesday, 23 May, to unveil 10 new disabled parking signs which were designed and illustrated by students from the school as part of a joint project initiated by community officer PC Jonathan K [...]

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Public asked to pick police officer of year

Public asked to pick police officer of year

| 24/05/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is asking the public to submit nominations for its 2017 Outstanding Service Awards. The annual gongs were established to recognise police officers, support staff, special constables and members of the public for outstanding and meritorious s [...]

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Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics committee (LETR Cayman Islands) is organising the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull to pay tribute to the former fire chief, who died last month. The event, set for Saturday, 26 May, from 9am-1pm a [...]

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Tara Rivers visits Home Affairs departments

Tara Rivers visits Home Affairs departments

| 21/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Minister of Home Affairs Tara Rivers has begun meeting with the management and staff of the ministry’s departments to review first-year achievements and discuss strategic priorities going forward. To date she has visited the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) and t [...]

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Coordinated effort reunites tourist with lost bag

Coordinated effort reunites tourist with lost bag

| 08/05/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local taxi driver, a senior police officer and a George Town courier firm all worked together last week to help reunite a cruise visitor with her missing bag. Taxi operator Romellia Welcome went to the RCIPS to see if they could help when she found a handbag had been left in her [...]

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RCIPS conducts dive exercise at Kittiwake

RCIPS conducts dive exercise at Kittiwake

| 01/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of RCIPS officers and civilian support staff conducted a training exercise at the wreck of the Kittiwake on Monday, 30 April to enable the dive team to get more familiar with underwater search and recovery in general, and in and around the site itself. [...]

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Plans for motorsports facility roll on

Plans for motorsports facility roll on

| 30/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Representatives from the RCIPS, Customs, the Youth Services Unit and the Cayman Hot Rod and Motocross associations recently met in East End to survey the site of a new off-road racing facility. The 26 April meeting marks another step forward in finding a community-based solution to [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge has big debut on Little Cayman

DG’s 5K Challenge has big debut on Little Cayman

| 24/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge was held for the first time on Little Cayman on Sunday, 22 April, with nearly half the population signing up for the event. More than 60 people registered and around 45 actually participated in the walk/run, which was raising money for a “grow [...]

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Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): It was a double win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac, held Sunday, 15 April. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Ga [...]

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Profiling Cayman’s community workers

Profiling Cayman’s community workers

| 05/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is highlighting the work of its five community development officers (CDOs), whose multifaceted jobs can be demanding as they work with some of the most vulnerable in Cayman. The officers are Delmira Kirchman-Bodden, who covers E [...]

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Civil Service sets up Toastmasters Club

Civil Service sets up Toastmasters Club

| 02/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The charter ceremony of the Civil Service chapter of the Toastmasters Club, the international organisation dedicated to improving speaking and leadership skills, was held in the Government Administration Building on Friday, 23 March 2018. The event, in which 22 charter members were [...]

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New librarian checks in

New librarian checks in

| 20/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Kevin Goring, who was recently appointed as a librarian for the Cayman Islands Public Library Service (CIPLS), will provide general library services, and assist with outreach, planning, promotion, coordination and implementation of programming offered through or by the service to s [...]

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