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Workshops offered for young filmmakers

Workshops offered for young filmmakers

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is holding its sixth annual Young Image Maker workshops from 8-12 April as part of a programme that includes a short-film competition for the chance to win a grand prize of one-week’s attendance at the New York Film Academy Filmm [...]

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Brac spring event a hit with kids

Brac spring event a hit with kids

| 28/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) put on three days of community-building events for this year’s Brac Spring Weekend (10-12 March 2017). The activities were also attended by students from Grand Cayman, including a group from the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly and the YouthFlex rad [...]

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Book donation breathes LIFE into classroom libraries

Book donation breathes LIFE into classroom libraries

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In what is believed to be the largest recorded donation of reading material to a government school, the charity Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) organised a gift of more than 3,500 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) in December last year. The contribution was [...]

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YMCA gets corporate boost

YMCA gets corporate boost

| 23/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The YMCA Cayman Islands has received a $50,000 donation from the Maples Foundation to help fund its various initiatives. The non-profit organisation was established in 2012 to inspire youth, build character and strengthen the community of the Cayman Islands. Through the Extende [...]

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Socks get rocked for World Down Syndrome Day

Socks get rocked for World Down Syndrome Day

| 23/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff from the Ministry of Home Affairs put their best foot forward on Tuesday, 21 March 2017, donning brightly coloured footwear to support “Rock Your Socks For World Down Syndrome Day”. The civil servants took a break from their workday to show off their eye-catching soc [...]

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Canadian boxer pledges support for Have a Heart

Canadian boxer pledges support for Have a Heart

| 21/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Canadian boxing champ Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox has committed to supporting local charity Have a Heart Cayman Islands in his new role as a sports ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI). Wilcox first became involved with the hospital through a visit to the Cayman [...]

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New customs officers celebrated

New customs officers celebrated

| 20/03/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): After a 16-week course run by the Customs Department, 14 trainees have graduated as customs officers, an achievement celebrated at a ceremony held Friday, 10 March. Receiving their certificates were Stephen Anderson, Vannasa Bailey, Prisilla Berry, Eddree Fisher, Leonard Hydes, [...]

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Pensions Board celebrates 25th anniversary

Pensions Board celebrates 25th anniversary

| 17/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a dinner that included the unveiling of the pension provider’s new logo, as well as a video featuring music by Emmy-winning local and international musicians and members of kitchen band
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Equestrians jump into competition

Equestrians jump into competition

| 16/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The third leg of the Cayman Riding School (CRS) Combined Training League took place Saturday, 11 March, with the sunny day attracting a record number of competitors and spectators to the riding facility. Unlike most other equestrian competitions where horse and rider attempt ju [...]

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Audio tours coming to the Mission House

Audio tours coming to the Mission House

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands will be introducing audio tours of the Mission House in Bodden Town on 1 April. These new tours,  narrated by Pastor Alson Ebanks, will allow visitors to explore the small home museum using audio headsets and it is hoped that it will d [...]

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Students help CIAA prepare for emergencies

Students help CIAA prepare for emergencies

| 10/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently presented certificates of appreciation to students at the Layman E. Scott Senior High School in Cayman Brac to thank them for volunteering to act as victims for the emergency exercise staged at the Charles Kirkconnell Intern [...]

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Applications open for DoE internships

Applications open for DoE internships

| 10/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Environment is offering summer internships for students ages 15 and over, who live in Grand Cayman and are interested in gaining experience in marine science, terrestrial ecology, sustainable development and related fields. The internships are unpaid volunteer [...]

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Bodden Town team crowned cook-off champions

Bodden Town team crowned cook-off champions

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two budding chefs from Bodden Town are the National Youth Cook-Off Champions 2017. ‘Team Bradley’ (Bradley McLaughlin and Tarec Francis from Clifton Hunter High School), who were trained by  Chef Thomas Tennant from The Brasserie, not only took the top prize, they [...]

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DG leads annual fitness drive

DG leads annual fitness drive

| 08/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson launched the Off the Couch fitness programme Monday, 6 March, ahead of his annual DG’s 5K Challenge. The weekly walk/run, which is free, aims to get people in shape for the 5K Challenge to raise money for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. Off the [...]

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West Indies cricket legends go to bat for Cayman

West Indies cricket legends go to bat for Cayman

| 07/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two West Indies cricket legends will be in Cayman in April for a fundraising golf tournament. Barbadians Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes formed a dominant opening partnership for the West Indies in the 1980s; together they made more than 6000 runs, as well as 16 100-run sta [...]

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