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Caitlin Tyson crowned Miss Cayman

Caitlin Tyson crowned Miss Cayman

| 14/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caitlin Tyson, 24, was crowned Miss Cayman Islands 2018 at a pageant held Saturday, 11 August. In addition to getting the opportunity to represent Cayman at the Miss Universe competition set for Bangkok, Thailand, in December, Tyson was awarded a $70,000 Ministry of Tourism scholar [...]

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Monster takes over Pirates Week entertainment

Monster takes over Pirates Week entertainment

| 01/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Monster Media has won the bid to run the bar and entertainment aspects of the street dances at the 41st annual Pirates Week Festival set for November this year. The Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) put out a request for proposal in April after the government cut funding for the festi [...]

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Cayman marks the Queen’s birthday

Cayman marks the Queen’s birthday

| 11/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 92nd birthday Saturday, 9 June, with senior government officials and other dignitaries and members of the public observing the ceremony, held in front of the Legislative Assembly building in George Town. The programme included th [...]

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Olive Miller honoured for Queen’s birthday

Olive Miller honoured for Queen’s birthday

| 29/05/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): At this year’s Queen’s birthday celebration, set for Saturday, 9 June, Olive Miller will be the sole recipient of an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) medal, 40 years after receiving her Member of the British Empire (MBE) honour. [...]

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Cayman Coat of Arms celebrations continue in UK

Cayman Coat of Arms celebrations continue in UK

| 16/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Following an event held Monday, 14 May, at Durbar Court at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coat of Arms, the celebrations continued the next day with a Cayman-themed lunch at Core, the three Michelin Star-rated restaurant of chef Clare [...]

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Food festival spices up Batabano

Food festival spices up Batabano

| 04/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of this year’s Cayman Carnival Batabano, the associated food festival has attracted a record 27 vendors to dish out local and Caribbean cuisine. From around noon to midnight on Saturday, 5 May, during the “Last Lap” street dance, Cardinal Avenue and Albert Panton Stre [...]

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Young people ready for the road at Junior Batabano

Young people ready for the road at Junior Batabano

| 27/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The vibrant artwork on the T-shirts that will be worn by marshals, teachers, parents and other volunteers at the Junior Batabano Street Parade and Family Fun Day Saturday, 28 April, was created by 15-year-old St Ignatius student Samruddhi Tagalpallewar, who won a digital tablet for [...]

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Record numbers expected for Junior Batabano

Record numbers expected for Junior Batabano

| 15/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A record-breaking number of students from government and private schools in the Cayman Islands are busy planning their costume presentation and dance routines for the 15th annual Junior Batabano street parade set for Saturday 28 April 2018. Organisers said about 450 students hav [...]

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Flying the flag for the Commonwealth

Flying the flag for the Commonwealth

| 13/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands observed Commonwealth Day, Monday, 12 March, by raising the Commonwealth flag outside the Government Administration Building during a brief ceremony at 10am. The event was part of the worldwide “Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth” initiative, under this year’s [...]

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Fun day at Botanic Park attracts record crowds

Fun day at Botanic Park attracts record crowds

| 28/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and The Garden Club of Grand Cayman hosted their biggest Family Fun Day, on Sunday, 21 January, with almost 1,000 visitors coming out to the park for the annual event which featured crafts, nature, food, music and outdoor fun. John Lawrus, genera [...]

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Fundraiser to save One Dog At A Time

Fundraiser to save One Dog At A Time

| 15/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): An animal charity that rescues dogs from the streets and the government pound and finds homes for them, either on- or off-island, is holding it third annual Rum Tails dog show on 3 February. The group, One Dog At A Time, said in a release that the event will start with a dog [&hel [...]

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Cayman marathon nears the starting line

Cayman marathon nears the starting line

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The latest numbers for participants in this Sunday’s (3 December) marathon show 109 confirmed full marathoners and 650 registered for the half. In addition, 80 teams have signed up for the relay. More than 100 last-minute entrants are also expected to come in the day before the r [...]

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Cayman set to honour veterans

Cayman set to honour veterans

| 07/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): On Sunday, 12 November 2017 the Cayman Islands will join nations around the world to pay tribute to those veterans who defended their countries during times of war. The annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony will honour all veterans, including those who sacrificed their lives, to serve [...]

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National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

| 27/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has received an award for commitment to education for its Creative Careers programme, presented at the recent Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards celebrating outstanding achievements in business in the Cayman Islands. Mor [...]

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Spookfest to scare up fun for all

Spookfest to scare up fun for all

| 20/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Pedro Castle is again turning into a Spookfest for Halloween with the organisers this year arranging for an early entrance for special needs children to enable them also to enjoy the festivities. The second annual celebration is taking place Saturday, 28 October, from 11am-3pm, wit [...]

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