May 17, 2021

Cayman Islands Government supports Red Cross Appeal for Funding

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of its ongoing commitment to promote a safer and more resilient country, Government has announced its plan to support the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) in its appeal for funding to ensure the continuity of the organisation’s critical services to the community. In July 2018 the CIRC officially launched the […]

Funds for childhood cancer

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CIFS Collects Funds for Childhood Cancer Fire officers with the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) held out their yellow helmets and kicked off their boots today (Friday, 22 September 201) asking motorists to donate money towards childhood cancer research. Firefighters walked along the busy streets around the court house collecting funds for the St. Baldrick’s […]

Queen’s Birthday

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Cayman Islands Celebrates the Queen’s Birthday The Cayman Islands celebrated Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday today (Saturday, 17 June 2017), at Elmslie Memorial United Church. The programme included the traditional parade by the uniformed services, a royal salute and three cheers for the Queen. During the celebration Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs. Helen […]

Cayman Islands appoint nine new prison officers

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Nine New Prison Officers for HMCIPS Nine new recruits have officially joined the ranks of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service and received their graduation certificates during a commencement ceremony last week. The seven men and two women have successfully completed ten weeks’ training prior to taking up their posts as the Cayman Islands newest […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service recruitment process begins

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Prospective firefighters put their knowledge to the test last week (Tuesday, 22 November 2016), hoping to score high enough to snag one of 15 openings at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). A total of 79 Caymanian applicants took the 20 question test as part of the Fire Service entry exam. Potential recruits, who met […]

Preparing for aviation emergencies

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Cayman Islands are preparing for aviation emergencies First responders with the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) battled a blaze this week that put their knowledge and skills to the test, during intense aviation fire training. Firefighters experienced real conditions in real-time during the Aviation Bridging Course which took place at the fire training ground. The […]

WB Fire Station reopens

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Cayman Islands: West Bay Fire Station Reopens The West Bay Fire Station held a reopening ceremony on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 to showcase the new and improved facility. Ministry officials, government leaders and community members gathered at the station to celebrate and honour those who made the reopening possible. Extensive repairs commenced on the West […]

Cayman Islands fire services gives back

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Although firefighters with the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) put their lives on the line every time they respond to a call, their commitment to the community doesn’t end with their shift at the fire station. So, when staff of the West Bay Fire Station recently heard that community member Albert Yates was in need […]