September 16, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Traffic Advisory for Miss Teen Cayman Motorcade, 17 August The Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 17 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Lions Centre on Crewe Road. The procession will travel via Crewe Road and Smith Road, making a stop at the Farmer’s Market. They will then travel via […]

Cayman Islands National Trust’s Mission House open for Saturday tours

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The National Trust’s signature property, the Mission House, is introducing Saturday hours beginning this weekend. The new opening hours will be 9:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday through Friday and 10:30am to 4:00pm on Saturdays; the Mission House will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays. Nadia Hardie, Executive Director of the National Trust, says the […]

Octopus’s garden party another successful National Trust event in Cayman Brac

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The Cayman Brac District Committee of the Cayman Islands National Trust hosted a very enjoyable and successful fundraiser this past Saturday 26 January.  The small but adaptable Trust House at the end of White Bay Road on the north side was the venue for a capacity crowd. The Octopus’s Garden Party theme set the mood […]

National Trust saves dates for largest fundraising events of 2019

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The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has announced the dates of both its major fundraising events for 2019: Hatitude will occur on Sunday 27 January and the Glow Run on Saturday 30 March. Hatitude, a fun family brunch, will take place at Grand Old House under the theme ‘Birds of the Caribbean’. “Hatitude is […]

Cayman Islands: Blue iguanas back from brink of extinction

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By Ben Ireland From Travel Weekly UK The National Trust for the Cayman Islands says the blue iguana has been saved from extinction with the release of the 1,000th endangered animal into the wild. The iguana, named Renegade, was let into Colliers Wilderness Reserve – a National Trust protected area in the East End of […]

Cayman Islands National Trust appoints full time employee for Mission House

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The Mission House, a property of significant historical value, will now be open on a regular basis to the general public from Monday 30thApril. The regular hours are being boosted as The National Trust has a new National Trust (NT) Historic Coordinator, Ms. Jennifer Martinez. Ms. Martinez is a fifth generation Caymanian from Bodden Town, […]

NT plaque unveils family story

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National Trust plaque unveils family story on Cayman Brac A plaque unveiled by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands on Cayman Brac last week has revealed a fascinating family story linked to Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly. The plaque marks the donation of 12 acres of land on South Side to the Trust by the Herrman […]

Land Reserve Fund hosts Cayman Islands fundraising event

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The Land Reserve Fund arm of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands held their Cocktails and Canapes for Conservation fundraising event on 22nd March 2018. They were hosted at the home of Martyn and Vivian Bould who generously donated their time and their beautiful grounds for the evening. The event brought together both long-standing […]

‘Blurring of the seasons’ throughout 2017 led to confusion for birds, bees and plants in the UK, according to the National Trust’s review of the year

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By COLIN FERNANDEZ From Daily Mail UK   A mild start to the winter and a damp summer was the story of 2017’s weather This ‘blurring’ of the seasons was a mixed blessing for wildlife the charity said. The organisation said its plans to reverse declines in nature in the worst hit areas New measures […]

New Year of fund raising for Cayman Islands’ National Trust’s Land Reserve Fund

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The National Trust for the Cayman Islands’ Land Reserve Fund is ahead of the game this year with the launch of its 2018 fundraising and education season. The Trust has some challenging goals to meet in order continue preserving native habitats in the Cayman Islands where so many indigenous but endangered species of trees, plants, […]