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WB man charged with trying to kidnap children

WB man charged with trying to kidnap children

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 37-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with attempted abduction and criminal trespass following an incident near Piper Way off the West Bay Road last month. The unidentified man appeared in court on Friday and was remanded in custody. The suspect is accused of  interacting inappro [...]

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Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

| 22/06/2018
(CNS): A Grand Court judge ordered Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) to undertake 80 hours of community service work over the next 12 months for his conviction for dangerous driving ahead of a major crash in which his close friend Matthew Owens (31) was killed. Douglas was acquitted of causing Owen’s [...]

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UK’s military taking hurricane season seriously

UK’s military taking hurricane season seriously

| 22/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Two senior officers from the UK’s Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) have been in the Cayman Islands this week to discuss disaster relief plans, as Britain aims to make sure that if any of its territories are hit in the region this season, they are better prepared than last year. The military [...]

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Cops to hold supermarket roadshow

Cops to hold supermarket roadshow

| 22/06/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS will be out on the road Saturday, setting up shop at Cayman’s supermarkets for an open community engagement day with the public. Community officers from all 12 neighbourhood beats on Grand Cayman, as well as Cayman Brac police, will be outside stores, where they hope to intera [...]

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BOT minister marks new Windrush Day

BOT minister marks new Windrush Day

| 22/06/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The UK government has officially sanctioned 22 June as Windrush Day and has set aside a £0.5 million annual grant to fund anniversary celebrations this year and in future. In a statement about the 70-year anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, which triggered the wave of immigrat [...]

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Leave the sea turtles alone

Leave the sea turtles alone

| 21/06/2018
I saw people at Public Beach recently pick up a turtle that was trying to come in presumably to lay eggs. Only when I said something to them did they put it down and leave it alone, but the turtle then swam back out and didn’t come back. Would you remind people that live and […] [...]

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Weathermen ‘tied-up’ over climate change

Weathermen ‘tied-up’ over climate change

| 21/06/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Television weathermen around the world united on Thursday, the summer solstice, to raise awareness about climate change by wearing matching ties. Dozens of TV weather gurus are wearing the specially designed blue to red striped tie for their on-air segments as part of the campaign Meteorolog [...]

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Police officer arrested for cruelty to dog

Police officer arrested for cruelty to dog

| 21/06/2018
(CNS): A serving police officer has been arrested following an investigation by the Department of Agriculture on allegations of animal cruelty. In a press release issued Thursday, the RCIPS said that the 26-year-old police constable, from George Town, was arrested last week and is now on bail regar [...]

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Teenagers arrested for West Bay mugging

Teenagers arrested for West Bay mugging

| 20/06/2018
(CNS): Two 18-year-old men from West Bay are currently in custody after they turned themselves in following a street robbery in the district on Tuesday afternoon. The mugging happened at around 3pm outside a shop on Boatswain Bay Road. A man had just exited the store when two men who were both know [...]

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Women file legal case over marriage refusal

Women file legal case over marriage refusal

| 20/06/2018 | 166 Comments
(CNS): Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden, who were denied the right to marry after the General Register refused the couple a licence in April because they are in a same-sex relationship, have filed an application in the Grand Court for a judicial review of that decision. In the first case of its kind [...]

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Car thieves make off with Honda from West Bay

Car thieves make off with Honda from West Bay

| 20/06/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing to the public for information on a stolen white 2002 Honda Accord, registration #170-861, which was taken from a residence on Florence Lane in West Bay sometime between 8:30pm on Monday and 9am on Tuesday, 18-19 June. The RCIPS is also urging car owners to ensure that [...]

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