Tag: Featured

August completion for South Sound boardwalk

August completion for South Sound boardwalk

| 20/07/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Work is expected to completed by the end of August on the 1,500-foot-long South Sound boardwalk, which will include a bike lane, three major beach access points and parking. The boardwalk will extend from the public boat ramp to just east of the shoe tree, a popular feature which h [...]

Continue Reading

Central GT roads get safety makeover

Central GT roads get safety makeover

| 19/07/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A partnership between the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and the National Roads Authority (NRA) to enhance public safety has improved road markings and traffic signs on the waterfront and in central George Town. Auxiliary Constable Fabian O’Connor (aka the “Dan [...]

Continue Reading

Community asked to Stuff the Bus

Community asked to Stuff the Bus

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): It is almost time for “Stuff the Bus”, an annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need. During the campaign, which will kick off 1 August, the public is asked to help fill a school bus with such items as backpacks, notebooks, crayons, pens, pencils and lunc [...]

Continue Reading

Cayman swimmers train in the mountains

Cayman swimmers train in the mountains

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Senior members of Stingray Swim Club (SSC) recently spent two weeks at an altitude of 4,664 feet in the mountains of Colorado training at a summer camp. The 14 swimmers took part in the University of Northern Colorado camp, run by swimming and diving programmes head coach Lisa Ebel [...]

Continue Reading

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman recently presented their annual grant/donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). These funds help the Cancer Society provide assistance to breast cancer patients through financial aid, special bras and prosthetics, and mammograms. T [...]

Continue Reading

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

| 17/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga will participate in her third Badwater race in Death Valley California, on 23 July, which National Geographic has dubbed “The World’s Toughest Foot Race”. Covering 135 miles, Kanuga will trek non-stop through the lowest elevation in North America, [...]

Continue Reading

Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

| 16/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A scholarship named for dive pioneer Bob Soto has been set up with the first recipient to be awarded at the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) induction ceremony set for 14 September 2018. Soto established the first diving operation in the Caribbean and one of the firs [...]

Continue Reading

Time to sign up for Hannah’s Heroes fundraiser

Time to sign up for Hannah’s Heroes fundraiser

| 16/07/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave is set for Friday, 28 September, with organisers encouraging supporters to forego their next haircut and shave their heads at the event to help raise money for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research. [...]

Continue Reading

Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations are open for local honourees for the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). In calling for the community to put forward names, the Ministry and Department of Tourism said honourees are categorised as people who have made a significant contribution to scub [...]

Continue Reading

New look for Craft Market

New look for Craft Market

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): On the day marking the 18th anniversary of the opening of the Cayman Craft Market, including 13 years at its current location on South Church Street, the attraction unveiled a new look. Local vendors, as well as members of the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB), which runs the market, [...]

Continue Reading

EY names 2018 scholarship recipient

EY names 2018 scholarship recipient

| 12/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): EY Cayman has awarded Selena Ross its 2018 scholarship, which will be used to fund her current attendance at the University of Surrey in London as she pursues her undergraduate studies in accounting and finance and, upon graduation next year, her master’s degree. [...]

Continue Reading

Immigration manager granted top employee nod

Immigration manager granted top employee nod

| 11/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Department of Immigration (DOI) Acting Finance Manager Shushan O’Connor has been named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for May. She received certificates and a cheque from Acting Governor Franz Manderson and Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration Chief Of [...]

Continue Reading

Corporate support for National Trust camp

Corporate support for National Trust camp

| 10/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has announced that Butterfield Group will be sponsoring its annual summer camp, aimed at educating children about Cayman’s cultural and historic heritage. The “Heritage Heroes” camp, set for 23 July to 3 August, will take place at Dar [...]

Continue Reading

CITA names Stingray Tourism Awards nominees

CITA names Stingray Tourism Awards nominees

| 10/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations have been announced for the Cayman Stingray Tourism Awards, organised by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association [CITA], which will take place 17 July and are now in their15th year. The winners of employee and manager of the year for each sector, along with the Diamond a [...]

Continue Reading

Cayman’s swimmers earn 14 medals

Cayman’s swimmers earn 14 medals

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s National Swim Team came home last week with 14 medals from the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Championships held in Aruba, clocking 10 national and CIASA records, and a CCCAN record, and notching 46 personal bests in 67 swims. Overall, CCCA [...]

Continue Reading