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Socks get rocked for World Down Syndrome Day

Socks get rocked for World Down Syndrome Day

| 23/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff from the Ministry of Home Affairs put their best foot forward on Tuesday, 21 March 2017, donning brightly coloured footwear to support “Rock Your Socks For World Down Syndrome Day”. The civil servants took a break from their workday to show off their eye-catching soc [...]

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New customs officers celebrated

New customs officers celebrated

| 20/03/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): After a 16-week course run by the Customs Department, 14 trainees have graduated as customs officers, an achievement celebrated at a ceremony held Friday, 10 March. Receiving their certificates were Stephen Anderson, Vannasa Bailey, Prisilla Berry, Eddree Fisher, Leonard Hydes, [...]

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Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 16/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in April. This year, registration will be online for the first time to make it simple for walkers and runners to sign up for the event. The CaymanActive website is hosting registration, w [...]

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DG leads annual fitness drive

DG leads annual fitness drive

| 08/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson launched the Off the Couch fitness programme Monday, 6 March, ahead of his annual DG’s 5K Challenge. The weekly walk/run, which is free, aims to get people in shape for the 5K Challenge to raise money for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. Off the [...]

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Commitment to job drives top employee

Commitment to job drives top employee

| 06/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Darren Ebanks, fleet and stores manager with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), has been named the latest Chief Officer’s Choice by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Acting Chief Officer Kathryn Dinspel-Powell, amongst other ministry and RCIPS officials, presented t [...]

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Police roll out youth initiative

Police roll out youth initiative

| 02/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Neighbourhood police officers visited the Black Pearl Skate Park on Saturday, 25 February, to spend time with children participating in a new youth outreach initiative aimed at developing a more positive relationship between youth people and police. The skate park arranged tra [...]

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Government workers step up for good health

Government workers step up for good health

| 20/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In just 21 days, 1,209 people from 60 teams competed in the “Every Step Counts” pedometer challenge, exercising their way to a collective 179 million steps. The 920 civil servants who participated recorded 141,315,713 steps, with the remaining 289 people drawn from statutor [...]

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Top employee shows Christmas spirit

Top employee shows Christmas spirit

| 16/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Donna Ebanks has been named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for December 2016 for being most helpful and festive. Over the holiday season, Ebanks, who works at the Facilities Management Department, reached out to school choirs in Grand Cayman and offered s [...]

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Fire Service officer gets chaplain training

Fire Service officer gets chaplain training

| 13/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) officer, with eight years on the job, is in Florida for a five-day accredited training course offered by the International Fellowship of Chaplains. Shimar Harding, who has served as a designated chaplain since May 2016, said with the trainin [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge will be benefiting the YMCA of the Cayman Islands in 2017. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the annual walk/run this year aims to raise $60,000 for the youth-oriented organisation. The money will go towards building a “ropes challen [...]

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Prison Service officer receives employee award

Prison Service officer receives employee award

| 03/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In an effort to continue to highlight outstanding civil servants through the Deputy Governor’s Awards programme, the Ministry of Home Affairs recognised acting supervisor Peter Smith, of HM Cayman Islands Prison Service, on Monday, 30 January. Acting Chief Officer Kathryn Din [...]

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Customs officers move up the ladder

Customs officers move up the ladder

| 31/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Customs Department has promoted seven officers in keeping with its policy on succession planning, and following a competitive selection process. The newly promoted officers are Lisa Kelly, Tina Campbell and Vivine Mohanty, who are now assistant collectors of customs; and Vi [...]

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Public sector celebrated for long service

Public sector celebrated for long service

| 27/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The government honoured 261 public servants for their long service at a ceremony held Friday, 20 February at Pedro St James. The Civil Service Long Service Awards acknowledged those individuals who have been government workers for 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years, serving in a wide [...]

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CIAA management goes back to school

CIAA management goes back to school

| 26/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a focus on employee development, the senior management of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently completed an intensive five-week leadership course. The leadership development programme covered goals and objective setting, motivating performance at wor [...]

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Prison officer named top employee for November

Prison officer named top employee for November

| 19/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ephraime Holgate, of HM Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), has been awarded the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for November 2016. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson recognised the prison officer for being “most constructive” based on the attention he give [...]

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