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Hair today, gone tomorrow 

Natasha Casebolt is a true cut above the rest. American server Natasha, a look-a-like for Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle, raised more than $10,000 for Hannah’s Heroes by shaving her locks. She may have been the top fundraiser on the night, but everyone chipped in and shaved their head to raise a mind-boggling …

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Family Fun Day packed a punch

The Cayman Islands Boxing Association held the first of their new format Family Fun Day events at the Dalmain Ebanks gym on Saturday. The event saw nine bouts demonstrating the skills of the newly constituted national team, for most of whom this was their first public boxing performance. The crowd …

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Sir John A Cumber has divine assembly

The principal, members of staff, students and parent, assembled for a special dedication ceremony at the beginning of Sir John A Cumber’s primary school year in West Bay. Some members of the clergy from the community were present and participated on Sept. 15 in the ceremony which began with a …

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Fair helps people beat cancer

Hundreds gathered at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Saturday to take the opportunity to get the state of their health measured and to gen up on how to beat cancer, at the Cancer Society’s biennial Conquering Cancer Fair. The free event offered health screenings for people, such as …

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Happy birthday Rubis

Photos: Diana Duffield [email protected] Five years and going strong. That’s the message from Rubis who celebrated their anniversary of providing fuel in Cayman. Staff from many of their outlets, along with invited dignitaries raised a glass to mark the milestone at the National Gallery last week. Earlier that evening, Rubis …

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Brain surgery with patient awake 

In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have successfully performed another advanced procedure by surgically removing part of a brain tumour while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery – enables the surgeons to remove, partly or …

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Role models promote reading  

  By Lindsey Turnbull Following on from their dress up day last Friday, George Town Primary School continued on in their literacy month celebrations for September by inviting prominent leaders within the community to come and read to students last Friday. The initiative, organised by the school’s lead literacy teacher, Trista Welcome, vice president …

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From small acorns grow healthier kids 

  As the saying goes, mighty oaks from little acorns grow.  And although the children at Red Bay Primary School won’t see an oak tree grow in their grounds, they can expect an apple tree.  To mark Caribbean Wellness Day health experts are encouraging youngsters to not only eat healthier, but …

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Somewhere, beyond the sea…

Photos by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith OK, so maybe not beyond the sea, but certainly in the sea, is where you’ll find award-winning photographer Susannah H. Snowden-Smith. And what better place is there to showcase your talents than right here in Cayman. “Every day in the water is exciting and different …

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