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Flow and Man United support young footballers

Flow and Man United support young footballers

| 19/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Forty up and coming youth footballers between the ages of 12 and 16 will have their skills put to the test at the 2018 Flow Skills Ultimate Football Experience, a points-based competition put together by Flow and Manchester United Football Club and supported by the Caribbean Footba [...]

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Campbells welcomes new articled clerk

Campbells welcomes new articled clerk

| 17/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Demi McLean is the latest articled clerk to join Campbells’ training programme. Originally from Cayman Brac, McLean is a graduate of the BPP University in Manchester, where she was awarded a Graduate Diploma in Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Campbells said [...]

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Cayman government’s youngest CFO eyes top jobs

Cayman government’s youngest CFO eyes top jobs

| 17/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The chief financial officer for the community affairs ministry, Joel Burke, who is not yet 27, is one of government’s youngest ever CFO, and he has eyes on an even bigger role one day. In the short term, Burke aims to strengthen his twelve-member staff making them a “top notch team withi [...]

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Graduates gain Passport2Success

Graduates gain Passport2Success

| 27/12/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Passport2Success programme recently held its 19th graduation at which 19 young adults were celebrated as the newest alumni of the workplace-preparedness programme. Earning certificates at the 14 December event were Ashley Allen, Shamar Bodden, Gabriella Carbajal, Toni-Ann Chamb [...]

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Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For two nights only, 19 and 20 January 2018, Cocktails and Cabaret will again be gracing the stage at Prospect Playhouse with a Broadway show, Cayman-style, in aid of the Zak Quappe Memorial Scholarship Fund (ZQSF). Originally presented in 2012 by Melanie Ebanks, the production was [...]

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DCFS plays Santa for needy families

DCFS plays Santa for needy families

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in partnership with businesses and private citizens, has once again held its annual Christmas gift drive for those children and families that may not have been able to purchase gifts for the holidays. This year the donors’ ge [...]

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St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two St Ignatius Catholic School students – Daniel Champoux and Robbie Rutkowski – were named November team-of-the-month winners in the Saxon Investment Club programme for the 2017-2018 school year. Their team, “Exponential Growth”, had the highest return (20.42%) for No [...]

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Boxers take three gold at championships

Boxers take three gold at championships

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s amateur boxers took home three gold medals from the 2017 Caribbean Development Championships held in St Lucia. In addition to the top prize, the remaining nine pugilists won four silver and five bronze medals. Earning gold at the tournament, which ran from 13-16 December [...]

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Cayman Cricket looks to build on 2017 successes

Cayman Cricket looks to build on 2017 successes

| 20/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Cricket recently held its annual general meeting, reviewing a year in which the Cayman Islands re-entered international competition and the organisation implemented plans to raise participation, and standards, in both youth and competitive categories. During the AGM, Cayman [...]

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Equestrians celebrate Christmas early

Equestrians celebrate Christmas early

| 20/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 50 young people took part in the 10th annual Christmas horse show hosted by Cayman Riding School (CRS) 9-10 December. Day one of the show began with a fancy dress class followed by the “handy pony” challenge, with children negotiating an obstacle course, demonstrating [...]

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Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

| 18/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Constitutional Commission, together with the Human Rights Commission (HRC), recently launched audio and braille formats of the Cayman Islands Constitution for people with literacy or sight impairments. The project came about when a member of the public who is visually impaired [...]

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UCCI presents long-service awards

UCCI presents long-service awards

| 15/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A professor who has given half a century to education and the betterment of several generations of young men and women was among the 50 who were recently honoured by the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) during its first awards banquet. [...]

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Cayman Academy student wins laptop

Cayman Academy student wins laptop

| 14/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): At the recent Cayman Academy Career Fair, year 8 student DeAndre Parris received a laptop as a prize for correctly answering a quiz on the Cayman Islands’ financial services industry. Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott presented the prize at the event, held at the University College o [...]

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Mission House gets a Christmas clean-up

Mission House gets a Christmas clean-up

| 13/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing (HECH) spent Monday morning (11 December) sprucing up the Mission House in Bodden Town. The team swapped office attire for yard clothes to clean, sweep, work in the garden and carry out general maintenance at the h [...]

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Champions crowned amidst torrential rains

Champions crowned amidst torrential rains

| 12/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): It was a record-setting day of final and third-place games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football league (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), which took place Saturday, 9 December 9 at the Annex Field under gloomy skies and between torrential downpours. This was to be a day of “firs [...]

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