Tag: Cayman Brac

Faith Hospital open, COVID-19 patient isolates at home

Faith Hospital open, COVID-19 patient isolates at home

| 04/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Health Services Authority wishes to inform the public that Faith Hospital is open and the confirmed positive COVID-19 individual in Cayman Brac is not an inpatient within the facility. The patient was seen in the dedicated flu clinic at the medical wing, Aston Rutty Centre which is equipped to treat persons with flu like […]

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Travel Discounts for DG’s 5K on Cayman Brac

Travel Discounts for DG’s 5K on Cayman Brac

| 29/08/2019 | 0 Comments

Participants in the 2019 DG’s 5K on Cayman Brac on Sunday, 15 September are encouraged to take advantage of the following offers, courtesy of Cayman Airways and Cayman Brac Beach Resort.

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Top juniors score with tennis sessions for Brac youngsters

Top juniors score with tennis sessions for Brac youngsters

| 01/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Three of Cayman’s top junior tennis players recently travelled to Cayman Brac to take part in an ongoing programme to teach the sport to primary students. Willow Wilkinson, Oskar Bjuroe and Zach Jackson joined local tennis pro Neil Fernandez on the trip, under an initiative run by the Tennis Federation of the […]

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Pensions Board holds Brac ribbon cutting

Pensions Board holds Brac ribbon cutting

| 02/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The ribbon was officially cut on the Cayman Brac office of the Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) Friday, 31 May, with Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and various government officials, along with PSPB members, among those attending the ceremony.

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Pensions Board makes Brac presence official

Pensions Board makes Brac presence official

| 29/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) is holding an official grand opening of its new office in Cayman Brac on Friday, 31 May 2019, with the event including an official ribbon cutting along with remarks from Governor Martyn Roper and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson. “The PSPB has always made having a presence […]

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Police meet Cayman Brac community

Police meet Cayman Brac community

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Senior Command Team, including the police commissioner, hosted a community meeting in Cayman Brac on Thursday, 4 April. Held at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre, attendees at the meeting included members of the community, ministers, government staff and teachers.

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Prince Charles in whirlwind of events on Sister Islands

Prince Charles in whirlwind of events on Sister Islands

| 28/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Prince of Wales had a busy morning of events in the Sister Islands Thursday, starting on Cayman Brac, where he arrived courtesy of Cayman Airways Express. While the Duchess of Cornwall attended various events in George Town on Grand Cayman, Charles started with a ribbon-cutting at the new swimming pool at […]

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Brackers learn about health and wellness

Brackers learn about health and wellness

| 18/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The second annual Cayman Brac Community Services and Health Expo offered visitors a range of informative displays from healthy eating and lifestyles to health screening, mental health counselling and hydrotherapy. The expo, a collaboration of the Adventist Church’s community services departments on Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman, took place at the Aston […]

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Law firm comes up aces for Brac tennis

Law firm comes up aces for Brac tennis

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The tennis programme for children on Cayman Brac has received a corporate boost enabling the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands (TFCI) to continue the initiative this year. Walkers has provided the annual funding for the sixth straight year, the federation said in a press release.

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Governor tours the Sister Islands

Governor tours the Sister Islands

| 07/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper spent his first weekend in the Cayman Islands touring Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The inaugural visit began on the morning of Friday, 2 November. The governor and his wife, Lissie, along with the Chief Officer for the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport Stran Bodden, Head of […]

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Not happy with airfare to Sister Islands

Not happy with airfare to Sister Islands

| 07/09/2018 | 4 Comments

I have a question on airfare cost to the Sister Islands. Recently, Cayman Airways (CAL) increased the return airfare from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac by approximately US$12 if you’re travelling directly between CB/GCM. However, if your flight happens to stop in Little Cayman (you’re not getting off, just passing through to GCM or CB), […]

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Brac tea party celebrates Queen

Brac tea party celebrates Queen

| 20/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust recently celebrated the Queen’s birthday with a traditional tea party, which is held annually for both the local community and visitors. Heritage House hosted the party at which guests enjoyed finger foods and assorted teas at elegantly set tables in the outdoor garden.

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Cayman Brac CERT established

Cayman Brac CERT established

| 06/06/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Brac now has a dedicated Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) with the 52 residents who completed their training celebrated at a graduation ceremony held Saturday, 2 June, at the Seafarers and Veterans Hall. The 26-hour course comprised training in first aid/CPR, fire safety and suppression, disaster preparedness, stress management/disaster psychology, search […]

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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 O’Connor-Connolly, minister and MLA for Cayman Brac East.

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Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): It was a double win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac, held Sunday, 15 April. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Gayle scooped the trophy for overall fastest […]

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Querying cost of flight to Little Cayman

Querying cost of flight to Little Cayman

| 05/03/2018 | 7 Comments

Please find out why Cayman Airways Express Service charges more to fly to Little Cayman than to Cayman Brac. As far I know, Grand Cayman to Little Cayman is a shorter distance, and Cayman Airways does not pay any landing fees for Little Cayman but do pay for Cayman Brac (or is supposed to). Auntie’s […]

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YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

| 21/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): More than 30 kids in Cayman Brac spent two weeks immersed in history and culture at a camp organised by the YMCA in partnership with Brac native Simone Scott. The Cayman Brac Culture Camp took place from 31 July to 11 August at the Heritage House, and included such activities as fishing, […]

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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 Primary as well as the […]

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