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Sister Islands start off Child Month with reading day

Sister Islands start off Child Month with reading day

| 09/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Well-known residents took to the classrooms of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman to read to young students, on Monday, 1 May 2017, to encourage and promote literacy among children in schools. The celebrity reading day, which kicked off this year’s Child Month, took place at West End [...]

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Pensions Board celebrates on the Brac

Pensions Board celebrates on the Brac

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) held a pensioners’ appreciation event Monday, 24 April at the Aston Rutty Centre on Cayman Brac, hosted by the board in partnership with District Administration to mark the fund’s 25th anniversary. Along with scores of retiree members, a [...]

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Pensions Board to bring celebration to the Brac

Pensions Board to bring celebration to the Brac

| 24/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) has finalised the programme for its Pensioners’ Appreciation event at the Aston Rutty Centre on Cayman Brac, set for Monday, 24 April 2017. The celebration, from 4pm to 8pm, is being held in partnership with the island’s Ministry of Dist [...]

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Brac celebrates Queen’s birthday with tea party

Brac celebrates Queen’s birthday with tea party

| 20/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): More than $1,600 was raised at the fourth annual Queen’s birthday tea party held on Cayman Brac and hosted by the National Trust. The money will be put toward the trust’s Lands Acquisition Fund (LAF), which purchases land as a permanent sanctuary for native plants and animals. Every year [...]

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Braccanal takes the party on the road

Braccanal takes the party on the road

| 20/05/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The music was pumping and spirits were high at Cayman Brac’s homegrown Carnival held over the long Discovery Day weekend. The festivities, which included parties and a colourful parade with hundreds of revellers, were organised for the fourth year by the volunteers who make up the Braccanal [...]

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Celebrity reading day opens Child Month

Celebrity reading day opens Child Month

| 12/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Child Month 2016 got off to a literary start in the Sister Islands on Monday, 2 May, with a number of schools hosting a celebrity reading day. To mark the occasion, several well-known figures in the Cayman Brac community took time to share a story with young pupils from Creek and Spot Bay Pri [...]

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Brac students go to the park for Earth Day

Brac students go to the park for Earth Day

| 25/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Students from Creek, Spot Bay and West End primary schools celebrated Earth Day at West End Community Park in Cayman Brac on Thursday, 21 April. The event began with Kathleen Bodden-Harris sharing information from the Department of Environment (DoE) regarding endemic Rock Iguanas. [...]

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Brac plants seeds for growing farmers market

Brac plants seeds for growing farmers market

| 11/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The first Backyard Farmers Market was held Saturday, 6 February, on Cayman Brac, which organisers declared a success despite the relatively few vendors that came out to sell their products.  In the end, the mix of residents and tourists who comprised the customers at the market purchased eve [...]

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Duppies and catboats liven up school time on Brac

Duppies and catboats liven up school time on Brac

| 10/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Children at Spot Bay Junior and West End primary schools on Cayman Brac have been immersing themselves in local culture recently with the help of both the Cayman Traditional Arts Heritage Arts programme and Brackers who are helping to keep heritage alive.  Coordinated by Simone Scott, the ar [...]

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