September 22, 2019

GT landfill, DVDL WB & Church St closed; Cubans in LC; GC juror report date & public school closure notice/exam schedule

Closing of the George Town Landfill Officials from the Department of Environmental Health’s (DEH) is advising the public that the George Town Landfill will be close from 3pm tomorrow,  Wednesday 22, May 2013, for Elections day; The Landfill will re-open on Thursday 23, May 2013 with normal business hours of 7am to 6:30pm. The DEH […]

Boston bombs suspect ‘in custody’/FBI interviewed one in 2011

BBC The teenage suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said. Gunfire was heard as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown. He had escaped on foot early on Friday after a police shootout that claimed […]

Dress down for Earth Day and The Great Outdoors FREE event for kids

Thanks to all the schools and businesses already taking part in Dress Down Fridays celebrating Earth Day! By participating you are supporting our efforts to preserve Cayman’s unique environment. Receive a special National Trust edition T-shirt from Guy Harvey (limited availability) for a donation of $10 or more per person! In celebration of Earth Day, […]

Pedal cyclist seriously injured in MVA

On Friday 5 April 2013 about 10:56 pm a pedal cyclist was injured along the West Bay Road* in the vicinity of Mandalay Condominiums. His condition is considered serious but stable. The cyclist was apparently riding home towards WB after work when he was struck by a truck. The driver of the truck was arrested […]

Sarafina and the Retheus

By Christina Jackson Age 10 For over the past 9 years Sarafina stayed in Crete. Sarafina defeated many beasts and she even won the key to the city in Athens by slaying the Minotaur. She climbed mountains, hills, and she did rock climbing too. Her homeland is actually Athens. She was a famous hero to […]

Child in hospital after being struck by taxi van

A 4-year-old cruise ship passenger is currently being treated in hospital for leg injuries after being struck by a taxi van in the Public Beach car park yesterday afternoon. The child, a Mexican national who was visiting Grand Cayman with her family for the day, approached the taxi van just before 2.00pm yesterday. The child […]

SSC Hosts Inter Squad Reds –v- Greens Meet

Santa was on deck as starter; elves were in the stands and Chrsitmas Spirit could be seen, heard and felt throughout the Lions Aquatic Centre…” Stingray Swim Club, Grand Cayman, 29 December 2012: Stingray Swim Club (SSC) members took getting ready for the upcoming Christmas holidays in stride and took part in a fun, inter […]

After Christmas trivia questions – who are you Mr. Claus?

By Georgina Wilcox Just about everyone in the world knows that jolly toy-bearing Christmas figure from the North Pole, but how much do we really know about him? Here are a few quick trivia questions about our beloved Santa   Q: Where does the name Santa Claus come from? A: The name Santa Claus was […]

Christmas crafts

By Georgina Wilcox In many countries, it is a long-held tradition to gather with the family during the days leading to Christmas to make Christmas crafts. As early as the 18th century, society women gathered with their friends to make Christmas crafts. They made, among other things, such items as small Christmas stars and paper […]

Kids perform Winter Wonderland and Nativity

The theme for this year’s performance at Cayman Prep School in George Town last week was ‘Winter Wonderland’. The Kindergarten performed ‘The Nativity’. The kids sang their little hearts out as they formed a live nativity scene.   When they all finished signing and exited all that was left on the stage was the precious little crèche as […]