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Competition winner training with community support

Competition winner training with community support

| 19/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Jenavieve Van den Bergh will be running her first ever half-marathon (13.1 miles) on Sunday, 3 December, and is busy training for the long run with a lot of support along the way from members of Cayman’s health and fitness community. Van den Bergh is the winner of the Intertrust [...]

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Cayman Prep footballers take girls opening rally

Cayman Prep footballers take girls opening rally

| 19/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(GPFL): The young ladies from Cayman Prep secured the first silverware of the 2017 primary football season Saturday, 16 September, at the Annex Field as they won the 2017 CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) opening rally title with a 1-0 victory over Cayman International School (CIS). Cayman [...]

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Health City performs brain surgery with patient awake

Health City performs brain surgery with patient awake

| 18/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) surgically removing part of a brain tumour while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery – enables the surgeons to remove, partl [...]

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Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

| 15/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Lighthouse School benefited this summer from a joint initiative between the Kensington Management Group and the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA). Paul Njoka, vice president at Kensington, ran a public-speaking workshop for CIMPA which focused on improv [...]

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Time to get shaved for Hannah

Time to get shaved for Hannah

| 14/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people are expected to gather at the Wicket in Cricket Square Friday, 22 September for the fifth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave for the St Baldrick’s Foundation to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Now in its fifth year, Cayman residents Gaylene and N [...]

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Girls ready for primary football season

Girls ready for primary football season

| 14/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The primary school girls will kick off the 2017 school football season this Saturday, 16 September with the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally at the traditional home of local football, the T.E. McField Sports Field (Annex Field) in George Town beginning at 9 [...]

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Cayman equestrians riding high after UK trip

Cayman equestrians riding high after UK trip

| 12/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Young equestrians from Cayman spent two weeks this summer in the UK, taking part in various competitions, visiting horse shows, training and even meeting an Olympic gold medallist in dressage. The trip for the young members of Cayman Riding School (CRS) started with them competing [...]

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Ambassadors named for Older Persons Month

Ambassadors named for Older Persons Month

| 12/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has chosen Lurlie Scott and Lindburg Eden as this October’s Older Persons Month ambassadors. The seniors, who hail from Cayman Brac and Savannah, respectively, were recently selected for the honour in recognition of their cont [...]

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Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

| 11/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual PAWS On Wheels fundraiser attracted 86 cyclists, including 13 children, for the Sunday, 3 September event. Founded in 2010 by Giuseppe and Susanna Gatta, Alex Stewart and Marleine Gagnon, PAWS (Protection of Animal Welfare Society) is a local non-profit that works [...]

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Skateboard event rolls out for Pirates Week

Skateboard event rolls out for Pirates Week

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Inspire Cayman and the Pirates Week Festival teamed up to host the Youth Skate Jam at the Black Pearl Skate Park, Saturday, 2 September. The event was aimed at promoting the local youth skate culture in Cayman, and encouraging children to get out and get active. “There were wee s [...]

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HSA pharmacist wins regional award

HSA pharmacist wins regional award

| 08/09/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Hospital pharmacist Samantha Conolly received regional recognition at the 37th annual Caribbean Association of Pharmacists (CAP) Conference, hosted in Belize last month. She was honoured for her volunteer work to advance the pharmacy profession and her service to the [...]

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Teens earn passports to success

Teens earn passports to success

| 06/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A celebration of achievements, and of the potential of eight young people, took place last week at the graduation of the National Workplace Development Agency’s (NWDA) latest Passport2Success (P2S) cohort. Held on Friday, 1 September, this was the 23rd successful graduation for t [...]

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Pirates Week to celebrate 40 years

Pirates Week to celebrate 40 years

| 05/09/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The annual Pirates Week Festival, celebrating its 40th anniversary and themed “Treasures of Change”, is set to take place 3-19 November with 30 different events spread over all three islands. This year, the festivities will start in Cayman Brac (3-5 November), then move to Gr [...]

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Rotary International names president from Caribbean

Rotary International names president from Caribbean

| 05/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A previous governor of District 7020, an area covering the Northern Caribbean including the Cayman Islands, has been named president of Rotary International for 2018-19. Barry Rassin, who has family ties to Cayman and is a frequent visitor, will preside over the 1.2-million member [...]

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Keyhole surgery performed on newborn

Keyhole surgery performed on newborn

| 01/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Surgeons at the Cayman Islands Hospital performed the first-ever laparoscopic surgery on a newborn here. The technique, also known as keyhole surgery, was used to operate on a three-week-old patient suffering from pyloric stenosis, a digestive disorder in newborns which keeps food [...]

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