Tag: Cayman Brac

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 Ga [...]

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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 [...]

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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 fi [...]

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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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Golden Spoons Review: Star Island

Golden Spoons Review: Star Island

| 21/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Foodie): Star Island on Cayman Brac is not a dinner venue. If you arrive for dinner you will likely find yourself at the only occupied table watching a series of customers collect take-away orders in an otherwise empty restaurant, which doesn’t make for the best ambience. Arrive at lunch [...]

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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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