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West Bay Heritage Day

West Bay Heritage Day’s ‘Old-Time Cayman House,’ was a great place for kids from the Sir John A. Cumber Primary School to meet pirates – in this case from the Bowlegs Pirates group from Florida, who were visiting their Pirate…

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Roy Archer laid to rest

“He enjoyed a reputation of being firm but always fair” It was a very moving Funeral Mass for the late Roy St. Aubyn Archer at St George’s Anglican Church on Wed. 16th November. The church was packed and overflowed to…

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Pirates Week Distractions

The streets were packed with people galore- Youngsters fought mock battles on the ironshore. Our harbour was full of ships. big and small, A visiting warship and sail boats, with masts so tall. All participating in what was to be…

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Bishop retires

“He was instrumental in getting the Diocese of Jamaica’s name changed to what is now the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.” The Rt. Rev. and Hon. Alfred C. Reid left the Cayman Islands for the last time on…

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Wanted: 50 Runners for CI Red Cross’ “50 for 50”

The volunteers and staff of the Cayman Islands Red Cross are still working at full speed ahead to make sure that 2011 is in fact a year to remember. The CIRC’s golden jubilee, which has been marked throughout the year…

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Heart and soul from East Enders

East End kept up their reputation for putting their heart and soul into their Heritage Day displays. There was plenty to see, – such as antiques belonging to East End collector William Bodden. There was also an impressive display of…

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New playground named after Miss Olive

“Miss Olive” as she is affectionately known by many, was the honoured guest on the 8th November, the day before her 90th birthday, at the NCVO’s Richard Arch Children’s Centre in the playground of Miss Nadine’s Pre-School. The celebration was…

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Pirates in pictures

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Why are they called pirates…? Because they ARGHHHH!

There was plenty of “Arghhh Me Hearties! “Yo-Yo –Hos” booms, bangs screams and other noises that let the world know the pirates had landed in George Town Harbour on Saturday. The Red Coats were there too, of course, fighting them…

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Peer gets Cayman role

A British Conservative peer has been given the top job in the Cayman Islands London office. Lord Blencathra, formerly David MacLean before he was appointed to the UK’s House of Lords, has been appointed the director of the UK office….