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Laptop donation for children studying at home

Laptop donation for children studying at home

| 29/05/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Among the issues that have come to light during the COVID-19 lockdown is the number of students who lack the basic equipment at home to do their schoolwork, leaving them at a severe educational disadvantage at this time while they have to study remotely. But for a number for them, the donation […]

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Collection of vehicles from port

Collection of vehicles from port

| 25/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Port Authority (PACI) wishes to advise persons with vehicles that have been imported but remain uncleared at PACI’s facilities, to arrange clearing and collection as soon as possible. As space is limited at the Port Authority property, the number of uncollected vehicles is reducing the amount that can be imported each week, resulting in […]

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WA waives penalty fees for month of May

WA waives penalty fees for month of May

| 22/05/2020 | 0 Comments

To further assist customers facing financial hardship during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Water Authority-Cayman will waive penalty fees for May 2020. This is in addition to waived penalty fees for the months of March and April 2020.

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Scholarship fund launched

Scholarship fund launched

| 22/05/2020 | 0 Comments

An international COVID-19 emergency fundraising drive being launched on Sunday by a global federation of alumni of Jamaica’s Northern Caribbean University aims to provide scholarships for NCU students in Cayman and Jamaica. The drive will be broadcast on Sunday (24 May), from 2 to 7pm, on Cayman’s Praise 87.9 radio station and facebook, or on […]

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UCCI courses meet needs during COVID-19

UCCI courses meet needs during COVID-19

| 20/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Coping with a crisis, learning to use Zoom, holding effective online meetings and making homemade sweet treats are some of the half-dozen classes and workshops that have been added to the schedule of continuing education courses at the University College of the Cayman Islands as a result of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.        

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HSA Eye Clinic open for emergencies

HSA Eye Clinic open for emergencies

| 20/05/2020 | 0 Comments

In keeping with the current HSA hospital policy, the eye clinic will only be seeing patients requiring urgent attention for acute vision or eye issues, or patients who require ongoing care for serious eye conditions.

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Flags fly at half-mast for Olive Miller

Flags fly at half-mast for Olive Miller

| 20/05/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands National Flags ares being flown at half-mast today at all government buildings to honour Caymanian cultural icon, Olive Miller, OBE, who passed away on Tuesday, 19 May, aged 98. Mrs Miller filled her long life with service to others, as a missionary, a pioneer in the news media in the […]

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NRA undertakes upgrades on Shedden Road

NRA undertakes upgrades on Shedden Road

| 19/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority (NRA) and its subcontractor is currently undertaking upgrades to the pavement on Shedden Road in George Town between the Jacques Scott signal and the Eastern Avenue intersection.

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Regulations for this Sunday

Regulations for this Sunday

| 16/05/2020 | 0 Comments

On Sunday 17 May, here’s what you can and cannot do under current regulations during Sunday:

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May is Child Month

May is Child Month

| 15/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is hosting and partnering in the following Child Month events/contests and radio appearances this May:

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International Day of Families Contest

International Day of Families Contest

| 15/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Today (Friday, 15 May 2020) is International Day of Families (IDF), an annual United Nations observation designed to promote family-related issues. To highlight the observance, the Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting an online “Us Together’ contest ending at midnight tonight.

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CIGOUK supporting Caymanians overseas

CIGOUK supporting Caymanians overseas

| 14/05/2020 | 1 Comment

The Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGOUK) continues to operate an efficient remote working model in the UK, which will remain in place until at least 15 June to be reassessed at that point. Supporting Caymanians overseas has always been one of the key areas of activity for CIGO-UK and has been put into […]

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Foster’s Countryside remains open

Foster’s Countryside remains open

| 14/05/2020 | 0 Comments

There is a rumour circulating that Foster’s Countryside location has been closed due to team members testing positive for COVID-19. This is not true. Should we receive positive results, we will alert the community immediately. Until then, we are open for business and continue to follow social distancing guidelines, wear masks and sanitize and clean […]

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Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme

Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme

| 13/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) Monday, 25 May to Friday, 29 May, 8.30am to 1pm.

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Webinar session on moving business online

Webinar session on moving business online

| 12/05/2020 | 0 Comments

In response to COVID-19, a number of businesses have transitioned from brick and mortar to online businesses. Many of them have saved their business in the process.

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Commemorating Red Cross Day

Commemorating Red Cross Day

| 08/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Around the world on 8 May, Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Societies are celebrating World Red Cross Day. The day, which marks the birthday of the movement’s founder and winner of the first Nobel Peace Prize, Henri Dunant, has been observed annually throughout the world since 1948. There are almost 97 million members […]

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Service of Thanksgiving for Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks

Service of Thanksgiving for Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks

| 07/05/2020 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, 9 May, a service of thanksgiving will be held to commemorate the life of former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks, known affectionately as “Mrs Esther”.

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Free webinar on supporting domestic violence survivors

Free webinar on supporting domestic violence survivors

| 06/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Alliance to End Domestic Violence, which comprises seven government and non-profit agencies, is holding a webinar on “How You Can Support People Who Are Experiencing Domestic Violence in the Cayman Islands” on Monday, 11 May 2020.

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