Tag: Featured

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 18/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Strategic Operations Officer Jennifer Ahearn were among the 72 participants in the Cayman Brac 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, 15 September.

Continue Reading

Cayman kids raise funds for dog charity

Cayman kids raise funds for dog charity

| 17/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Two young fundraisers from Cayman Prep and High School chose to spend some of their summer vacation raising money for a local animal charity, One Dog at a Time. Toni Wagner and Nina De Saram, both in Year 4 at the local school, decided to whip up some delicious cookies and other […]

Continue Reading

HSA promotes ‘healthy ageing’

HSA promotes ‘healthy ageing’

| 17/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Health Services Authority staff are vising the homes of seniors across Grand Cayman this week (16-20 September) to offer free nutritional consultation, counselling health screening, including cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure tests, as they promote the well-being of people as they age.

Continue Reading

ICCI students visit Silicon Valley

ICCI students visit Silicon Valley

| 17/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Eleven students at the International College of the Cayman Islands and two instructors travelled to Silicon Valley in San Francisco, California, and spent eight days meeting with industry leaders from Google, Facebook, Twitter, Colovore, Brave and Stanford University. They also visited the Intel Museum, the Computer History Museum and Tech Interactive Science and Technology […]

Continue Reading

Heat ends primary girls football rally early

Heat ends primary girls football rally early

| 17/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Extreme heat cut the 2019 CUC Girls Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally short last Saturday, 14 September, as a number of players were affected by the intense conditions. Although the plan was for the eight teams to all play each other (a total of seven games each), a decision was made to end […]

Continue Reading

Fairy tale characters go ‘Into the Woods’

Fairy tale characters go ‘Into the Woods’

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Drama Society has kicked off the 2019/2020 theatre season with an ambitious production of Into The Woods, an award-willing musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. With memorable songs, such as “Children Will Listen” and “Last Midnight”, this extraordinarily challenging musical examines the unintended […]

Continue Reading

School football league targets 1,000 players

School football league targets 1,000 players

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A new football league has been created that will enable students to compete against each other in school teams, with around 1,000 players from 22 schools expected to take part. The new Cayman Youth Football League (CYFL) will take over the administration of the CUC Primary Football League, which has been running for over […]

Continue Reading

RCIPS chopper back from Bahamas

RCIPS chopper back from Bahamas

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): During its 6-day deployment to the Bahamas following the passing of catastrophic Hurricane Dorian, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter, X-ray One, flew 42 missions from Nassau to the devastated islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama, carried 125 passengers, including eight young children and 20 adult evacuees, and shipped desperately needed […]

Continue Reading

Local coffee shop driven out of George Town

Local coffee shop driven out of George Town

| 13/09/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The George Town branch of Cafe del Sol will be closing at the end of this month after the landlord declined to renew the coffee shop’s lease to make way for another jewellery store. On social media Wednesday, the owners of the popular cafe, who were also forced to close their Camana Bay shop […]

Continue Reading

NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

| 12/09/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Conservation Council is about to embark on a public consultation to create a species conservation plan for an endemic Cayman Brac plant. Sybil’s crownbeard (Verbesina caymanensis), a small shrub unique to the Brac, was listed in 2013 as critically endangered as it is found nowhere else in the world other […]

Continue Reading

Please support independent journalism in the Cayman Islands