Archive for July 1st, 2021

CAL waives fees, port urges cargo pick-up due to TS

CAL waives fees, port urges cargo pick-up due to TS

| 01/07/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Sister Islands was put under a Tropical Storm Alert as of 6pm Thursday due to the potential for tropical storm force winds from Tropical Storm Elsa to affect them within 72 hours. Meanwhile, Cayman Airways Ltd said it was monitoring the progression of the storm and potential impacts on its flight operations. The […]

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Neighbours object to football pitch floodlights

Neighbours object to football pitch floodlights

| 01/07/2021 | 49 Comments

(CNS): An application by the Cayman Islands Football Association for pitch lights has riled up the organisation’s neighbours, who claim they are being disturbed enough already by rowdy footballers and fans. New floodlights at CIFA’s national ground in Prospect would put an end to any potential peace and quiet they have left, they claim. The […]

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OfReg opens public opinion survey

OfReg opens public opinion survey

| 01/07/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The beleaguered utilities regulator, OfReg, is opening up itself for more direct criticism with the launch of two online customer service surveys, one for business and one for the general public. OfReg Chief Executive Officer Malike Cummings said while there is some overlap in the questions, one of the surveys is intended for operators […]

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Ex McAlpine boss to chair CPA

Ex McAlpine boss to chair CPA

| 01/07/2021 | 159 Comments

(CNS): Ian Pairaudeau, the former managing director of McAlpine and currently a construction consultant, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Central Planning Authority. The board’s new members were published on the government gazette Wednesday, revealing an entirely new line-up. The one board that the whole community was expecting to be replaced since […]

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All three government high schools improving

All three government high schools improving

| 01/07/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The three government high schools have all shown a marked improvement during the latest cycle of inspections by the Office of Education Standards. Following the news that John Gray was rated ‘good’ overall in its April 2021 review, the Layman E. Scott Sr High School on Cayman Brac has also achieved a ‘good’ ranking, […]

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Elsa on track to trouble Cayman

Elsa on track to trouble Cayman

| 01/07/2021 | 24 Comments

(CNS): At 8am this morning, Tropical Storm Elsa was located around 780 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands heading quickly west. Already the fifth storm of the season just one month in, Elsa is the first that appears to be on track to trouble the Cayman Islands by Sunday night. According to the National Hurricane […]

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