June 4, 2023

Go Red for heart health

Cayman women will be dressing in red for heart health on Friday, when the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) is partnering with Baptist Health International to bring the 3rd Annual Red Dress Learn & Live Luncheon, to mark Heart Awareness Month. The Luncheon will be preceded by a Women’s Heart Care Extravaganza Expo. Keynote speaker at […]

Ex fire chief sets garden ablaze – with colour!

Ever since retiring from the fire service in 2005 as Cayman’s top fireman, Kirkland Nixon has been attending to very different kinds of ‘flame,” – the beautiful and delicate flowers of orchids which grow in his shade-house in Savannah. “My first encounter with orchids was through my wife; she had brought quite a number in […]

National Gallery’s CineClub

The National Gallery’s CineClub, held every second and fourth Monday each month at their new building, is just the place for foreign and art-film lovers who want an experience of great movies from around the world. The movies begin at 7.00 pm, and admission is CI$5.00. This week’s offering was Roman Polanski’s debut film Knife […]

Brac Agriculture Show sets new standard

Margarito “Merch” Chantelope and Theresa Mena were crowned King and Queen of the Cayman Brac Agriculture Show on Saturday (25). The show, held at  Agriculture Grounds on Songbird Road on the Bluff, was the biggest of its kind in the Brac and packed in animals, crafts, and exhibits and played host to over 1,500 visitors, […]

Education Council Scholarships Online

The Scholarship Secretariat, through the Ministry of Education, Training & Employment, recently unveiled their new online scholarship application programme. The new programme, called the Education Council Scholarships Online Programme, which was launched on 1st February 2012, will allow applicants to apply online for the various scholarships available from the Education Council and to track the […]

Teachers achieve NPSLBA Certificates

Promoting positive behaviour, regular attendance and supporting the emotional aspects of learning make a vital contribution to a student’s achievement and overall school improvement. On Friday, February 3, teachers from schools across Grand Cayman were on hand to receive their certificate of attendance/completion for the National Programme for Specialist Leaders in Behaviour and Attendance (NPSLBA). […]

“Final” Port Plans

Displaying nearly 130,000 square feet of new retail space, a “final concept” design of the George Town port suggests that downtown merchants could face severe threats from the development. A rendering by Aecom, the multi-national design and environmental firm employed by port developer China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), appears based on early-November proposals from the […]

On-going search for Nathan Clarke

It’s now been four days since 30-year-old Nathan Clarke was reported missing. The Teaching Assistant was last seen by his partner and friends near Calico Jack’s on Seven Mile Beach at approximately 8.30 pm on Saturday 25 February 2012. When last seen he was walking towards the water’s edge near the bar and was wearing […]

Books & More Books

Deals on Wheels Plenty of teddy bears and other cuddly toys, along with all kinds of great bargains were looking for a home when Deals on Wheels – the name of the Cayman Islands Red Cross’ mobile thrift shop – visited Bodden Town. Deals On Wheels effectively is a mobile shop, towed by a very […]

Department of Sports honours women in March

With March just a couple of days away, the Department of Sports is gearing up to highlight and focus on women in sports for Honouring Women’s Month. The Department, along with several organisations, will be hosting several events to promote women in sports. In addition, the department has pre-selected a number of sporting pioneers to […]