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Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The unveiling of a plaque last week by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands to mark the donation of land on Cayman Brac, also led to the discovery of a connection between the family who owned the property and Juliana Oā€™Connor-Connolly, minister and MLA for Cayman Brac East. [...]

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Earth Day clean-up soon come

Earth Day clean-up soon come

| 12/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is completing preparation for its 2018 Earth Day Clean-up, which is set for Saturday, 21 April. For more than 20 years, the chamber has encouraged businesses from the private sector and members of the wider community to don a pair of gloves, p [...]

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CCMI to recognise champions of the ocean

CCMI to recognise champions of the ocean

| 06/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has launched its Ocean Awards, with nominations open in a range of categories aiming to recognise both individuals and companies committed to improving the health of the marine environment. The awards, part of the nonprofit organisation [...]

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Fundraiser held for Land Reserve Fund

Fundraiser held for Land Reserve Fund

| 04/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Land Reserve Fund arm of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands held their Cocktails and Canapes for Conservation fundraising event on 22 March, hosted at the home of Martyn and Vivian Bould, who donated their time and their grounds for the evening. [...]

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CCMI to hold webinar on lionfish

CCMI to hold webinar on lionfish

| 03/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of International Year of the Reef (IYOR) outreach efforts, on 19 April the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) aims to engage both local and global audiences through live streaming of an upcoming workshop focusing on lionfish-management work throughout the Caribbean. [...]

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Brackers come out to support National Trust

Brackers come out to support National Trust

| 01/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 75 people attended a fundraiser hosted by the Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust, Saturday, 24 February. The inaugural Spring Fling, the first public celebration held at the National Trust House, was in aid of providing permanent sanctuary for the Bracā€ [...]

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Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

| 09/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Little Cayman resorts and businesses recently joined forces with researchers of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) to take part in an island-wide beach clean-up. During the full winter moon, with researchers gathered for the Grouper Moon Project, a study of the annu [...]

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National Gallery to showcase coral reefs

National Gallery to showcase coral reefs

| 04/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In recognition of the third International Year of the Reef (IYOR), the National Gallery will be opening an exhibition of underwater photography next month that focuses on the coral reefs around the Cayman Islands. Towards that end, the gallery is inviting photographers to submit th [...]

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Prospect residents spruce up neighbourhoods

Prospect residents spruce up neighbourhoods

| 30/11/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of the Prospect Community Group cleaned up their district Saturday, 25 November, joined by MLA Austin Harris and RCIPS Community Officer PC Christopher Donaldson. Divided into teams, the Prospect crew did their best to rid Marina Drive, Omega Drive, Mahogany Drive and Victo [...]

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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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Rotarians athletes to raise funds for CCMI

Rotarians athletes to raise funds for CCMI

| 02/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two Cayman Islands athletes, Rotarians Chris Bailey and Derek Haines, are gearing up to raise CI$50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Instituteā€™s new virtual live programme. Bailey is competing in the Ironman Florida on 4 November at Panama City Beach. Then, on 3 December Hain [...]

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TV paves way for weatherman’s lionfish hunt

TV paves way for weatherman’s lionfish hunt

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Weatherman and TV reporter Joe Avary has been given a paid vacation by his bosses at Hurley’s Media to hunt for lionfish while raising money for charity. A keen diver, Avary plans to catch and then sell his invasive catch for cash, which will then go to theĀ local Cancer Soci [...]

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Bank staff part of worldwide clean-up effort

Bank staff part of worldwide clean-up effort

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life) Employees of Butterfield Group companies around the world joined forces with local environmental groups to take part in the International Coastal Clean-Up Saturday, 16 September. All together 267 Butterfield team members cleared 113 bags of trash and recyclables from public spaces i [...]

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Childrenā€™s Garden prepares to bloom after groundbreaking

Childrenā€™s Garden prepares to bloom after groundbreaking

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The ground was officially broken for the Childrenā€™s Garden at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park on Wednesday, 16 August, with completion of the attraction expected some time next year. The garden will include a ā€œgrow zoneā€, where every school will have a small section to grow p [...]

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Teens learn about sustainability

Teens learn about sustainability

| 15/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The United World Colleges (UWC) Cayman Islands National Committee hosted its second local ā€œshort programmeā€ 3-6 August 2017 to engage young people on sustainability issues. Eight residents, aged 14-16 and representing five different secondary schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman [...]

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