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Burger Shack sizzles to stay perfect

In the latest round of the Cayman Islands Flag Football Association Co-ed league at the Ed Bush play field in West Bay, the most anticipated game of the night was Burger Shack vs Uncle Clem Packers because both teams were undefeated. Both teams played skillfully however, Burger Shack were victorious, …

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Branson at energy conference

Sir Richard Branson returns to the Cayman Islands for the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa next month. It is on May 11-12 and establishes Cayman as a leader amongst Caribbean islands in the transition to renewable energy. The conference will provide a forum for …

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Chisholm cleans up in North Side

Ed Chisholm, the candidate for the North Side Member of the Legislative Assembly and his team, collected more than 50 bags of trash from the roadside and beach between the Old Man Bay dock and Chisholm’s Supermarket on Earth Day, April 22. It was another of many activities held by …

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Culture and Heritage Policy tabled in LA

The country’s first National Culture & Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan was tabled in the Legislative Assembly’s final session by the Premier and Minister for Health & Culture Alden McLaughlin. Cabinet approved the historic document on Feb. 21. In late 2015, the Ministry of Health & Culture embarked on the …

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Hurricane plane visits Cayman

  Hurricane plane visits Cayman Imagine riding a roller coaster, through a car wash. That’s how U.S. pilot Brian May best describes his job. And what does he do, Flies a plane into hurricanes. May is part of the crew of the U.S. Airforce Hurricane Hunter which made a quick …

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Economic survey deadline nears

Business and non-profit organisations have until the end of business Friday, May 12 to submit their completed annual business survey questionnaires to the Economics and Statistics Office. The annual Balance of Payment and System of National Accounts questionnaires were emailed, mailed or hand-delivered from March 27-April 4. The surveys cover …

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Forecasters predict average hurricane season

By Charles Duncan Forecasters say the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season could be about average, if not a little below thanks to the potential for another El Niño this summer. Early predictions call for 10-12 named storms this year, of which four to six could become hurricanes. Hurricane season officially runs …

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Gayle is still a force at 37

Chris Gayle may not figure in the West Indies scene now but he is still making big scores. The 37-year-old Jamaican made history in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday by becoming the first player to reach 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. Gayle, who calls himself as the “Universe Boss”, …

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Harneys joins in Earth Day clean up

Law firm Harneys staff and family formed one of the teams that participated in the annual Chamber of Commerce Earth Day clean up on Saturday, April 22, tackling garbage on the roadsides around North Sound Estates. Olivia Shanks, organiser of Harneys clean-up volunteers, said: “We were delighted to take part …

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Invitational kicks off next week

Football fans are in for a treat at the 2017 Cayman Airways Invitational Under-15 Youth Football Cup. The event organised by the West Bay Sports Foundation has attracted a dozen teams, including last year’s winners, Manchester City, as well as the Cayman Islands national U15 team. The tournament will be …

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Irish Jog raises $15k

The proceeds from the 25th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog hosted by Butterfield Bank and Dart will benefit the families of the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. The Jog collected $15,000 at its largest and most successful race to date on March 17. “We’re thrilled that the community embraces …

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Lions construct shed for Hope Foundation

The Lions Club of Grand Cayman’s Restoration Committee recently collaborated with residents of the Hope Foundation in West Bay to build a storage shed. The Foundation contacted the Lions Club seeking assistance in erecting a store room at their Birch Tree Hill property. Over the course of one week the …

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NCVOS rely on volunteers

In the Cayman Islands, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations spans a wide variety of voluntary entities that help the community in many ways. Under their umbrella, Miss Nadine’s Pre-School, the Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home, and The Jack and Jill Nursery and Early Learning Centre all operate. Such entities …

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National Trust tours homes and gardens

The National Trust will showcase some of Cayman’s finest properties through a series of Home & Garden Tours this summer. These events will introduce groups to traditional Caymanian architecture, contemporary design and beautifully landscaped gardens. Tours are taking place on three dates; Saturday, May 20, Saturday, June 24 and Saturday, …

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Windies women set for World Cup

West Indies will play official warm-up matches against Pakistan and South Africa ahead of their campaign in the ICC Women’s World Cup starting this June in England. West Indies face the Pakistanis in Leicestershire on June 20 before clashing with the South Africans two days later in Oakham. West Indies …

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