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Booklet on culture and heritage policy printed

Booklet on culture and heritage policy printed

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The country’s first printed copy of the National Culture & Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan was released Monday, 22 May 2017, presented by the Ministry of Culture. An e-book version of the policy will be available online by early June on the ministry’s website. “This p [...]

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Sprint meet attracts record number of swimmers

Sprint meet attracts record number of swimmers

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): All four clubs and Special Olympic athletes competed in the annual Lions Sprint Meet, with a record attendance of 179 athletes. Stingray Swim Club (SSC), Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS), Brac Barracudas and Special Olympians all raced head to head in the [...]

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Hollywood producer reprises CayFilm appearance

Hollywood producer reprises CayFilm appearance

| 25/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Gary Lucchesi, film producer and president of both Lakeshore Entertainment and the Producers Guild of America, will make good on last year’s promise to return to Cayman for the 2017 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival set for 30 June-3 July. Last year, Lucchesi accepted a [...]

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NCVO garden gets new lease of life

NCVO garden gets new lease of life

| 23/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The NCVO Foster Home’s garden has received a sprucing up, courtesy of two companies in Cayman. RBC, as part of the bank’s commitment to green initiatives, has collaborated with client Beyond Basics Medical Day Spa on a gardening initiative for the home. A “Green 15” team of [...]

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It’s glow time for the National Trust

It’s glow time for the National Trust

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust is hosting its fourth annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 3 June, as the organisation celebrates 30 years of conservation. Participants are encouraged to dress in 80s attire with neon, jelly bracelets, big hair, gaudy accessories, leg warmers and more. All ages and f [...]

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Fire Service officers honoured

Fire Service officers honoured

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) recently celebrated several officers for their performance on the job. At the Tuesday, 16 May staff-appreciation function, the major achievements of the CIFS team were highlighted, with 15 people recognised for their accomplishments and Sub Of [...]

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Sea swim awash with participants

Sea swim awash with participants

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 30th annual Flow 800m Sea Swim, which took place Saturday, 13 May, attracted 113 swimmers to participate in the loop course which started and ended at Governor’s Beach. The overall winners finished within three seconds of each other providing an exciting finish for the crowds [...]

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Cayman’s sailors breeze through regatta

Cayman’s sailors breeze through regatta

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 30 sailboats participated in the inaugural Cayman Islands Sailing Club spring regatta held 12-15 May. Among the vessels taking part were Cayman catboats and two youth Optimists fleets racing for marks and medals. The races started at 10am as the catboat fleet battled it [...]

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Lighthouse students gain gov’t work experience

Lighthouse students gain gov’t work experience

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The six students of the Lighthouse School’s (LHS) graduating class took part in a day’s work experience at the Government Administration Building on Friday, 12 May 2017. The initiative, organised by Lauren Knight, manager of the Internal Audit Service, was designed to help the [...]

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Special headstones to honour cultural icons

Special headstones to honour cultural icons

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two of Cayman’s cultural icons will be posthumously honoured with specially crafted headstones to mark their graves. Culture Minister and Premier Alden McLaughlin presented a cheque for $24,000 to the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) for the project to honour world reno [...]

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Trinidadian artist to lecture at National Gallery

Trinidadian artist to lecture at National Gallery

| 17/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Artist and writer Chris Cozier will be in Cayman to give a public lecture Friday, 19 May 2017, starting at 6pm, at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Dart Auditorium. In his lecture, “Actions Between Territories”, Cozier will discuss the potential free/play space [...]

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Pink Ladies deliver donations to Cayman groups

Pink Ladies deliver donations to Cayman groups

| 16/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Pink Ladies Volunteer Corps has donated to a number of Cayman Islands organisations as a result of their fundraising work, predominantly the annual Christmas bazaar and tea. The two main recipients were The Pines retirement home and the National Council of Voluntary Organisatio [...]

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Girl Guides learn about rescuing dogs

Girl Guides learn about rescuing dogs

| 16/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two representatives from One Dog at a Time (ODAAT), with three puppies in tow, paid a visit to the Sixth George Town Girl Guide unit to talk about their canine rescue organisation. ODAAT directors, Paula Blane and Caroline Johnston, attended the 8 May meeting at St Ignatius Catholi [...]

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‘Her Story’ told at the George Town library

‘Her Story’ told at the George Town library

| 11/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The George Town Public Library is exhibiting a special display, “Her Story is Our History”, that features framed replicas of the original 1948 and 1957 petitions signed by women demanding the right to vote and stand for public office. The Cayman Islands National Archive printed [...]

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Spring regatta hits the water this weekend

Spring regatta hits the water this weekend

| 11/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The inaugural Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC) spring regatta, set for this Friday and Saturday, 12 and 13 May, will feature historic Cayman catboats, CISC racing J22s and 20 children in youth Optimists dinghy boats. In addition to the races, there are family-friendly activities [...]

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