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Airport shops closed as upgrade moves on

Airport shops closed as upgrade moves on

| 15/01/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): As work continues to redevelop and expand Owen Roberts International Airport, the retail and duty-free concessions in the original terminal have been closed to accommodate the renovations. The Runaway Bar in the Departures Hall is still operating but there will be no other shops open until th [...]

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Gun club takes aim at new range

Gun club takes aim at new range

| 15/01/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has approved an application by the Cayman Islands Sports Shooting Association for a new range on crown land in East End. The plans for the new facility have been on the cards since 2013 but the project blocked due to concerns about the potential contamination of [...]

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Transparency needed around concessions

Transparency needed around concessions

| 11/01/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Auditor General Sue Winspear has commended government for improvements to public finance reporting but she is not giving the leaders a free pass, as there are still many areas that need improvement, especially when it comes to the collection of revenue and what government gives away. Winspear [...]

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Public purse will pay for cruise port, warns Miller

Public purse will pay for cruise port, warns Miller

| 09/01/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader is warning that the people of Cayman will be footing the bill for the cruise port piers, one way or another, if government insists on going ahead with the controversial and costly project. Concerns remain in the community, not just about the devastating impact the projec [...]

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WB road plaza stirs up beach access controversy

WB road plaza stirs up beach access controversy

| 03/01/2018 | 62 Comments
(CNS): A proposed new plaza on the West Bay Road that has raised considerable opposition from its neighbours may still get the green-light later this month when the Central Planning Authority considers the full application. But the planning application has stirred up an unexpected beach access contr [...]

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Dart tries again over tunnel extension

Dart tries again over tunnel extension

| 02/01/2018 | 139 Comments
(CNS): A subsidiary of the Dart network of companies has submitted another application to the Central Planning Authority to extend the controversial tunnel on the West Bay Road. Following the recent rejection by the CPA of the proposed extension of around 200 feet after officials found that the deve [...]

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No justification for Dart tunnel extension

No justification for Dart tunnel extension

| 18/12/2017 | 54 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority denied the application by one of Dart’s companies, Cayman Shores Development Ltd, to extend the West Bay Road tunnel by around 195 feet because the developer had not justified the need for the extension. Minutes from the 22 November CPA meeting show that [...]

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Plans for Breakers fuel depot expected in New Year

Plans for Breakers fuel depot expected in New Year

| 08/12/2017 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Plans for a new fuel depot in Breakers to hold reserves of diesel, gasoline, jet fuel and oil are expected to be submitted to the planning department sometime in the New Year, a spokesperson for Ironwood told CNS. The developers behind the long-proposed golf resort in Frank Sound recently re [...]

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Deputy premier fails to reveal port price tag

Deputy premier fails to reveal port price tag

| 02/11/2017 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Following the challenges made by both the premier and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell to Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller’s belief that plans for a cruise berthing facility and an expanded cargo port would cost around $350 million, Kirkconnell, who is also the tourism minister, failed t [...]

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Danger of Dart tunnel raised by NRA

Danger of Dart tunnel raised by NRA

| 23/10/2017 | 251 Comments
(CNS): The West Bay Road Tunnel, one of the most dramatic changes to the appearance of that road, is due to be completed during the first quarter of next year, but a planned extension by another 195 feet could now be in question. The extension application will be considered at a Central Planning Aut [...]

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GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

| 19/09/2017
(CNS Business): The proposed new hotel development at the Pageant Beach site in George Town will be going before the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, but not everyone will be hoping the board gives the proposed project the nod. Despite enthusiastic support from government for the new hotel i [...]

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