Tag: North Side

Starfish Point public loos get OK from CPA

Starfish Point public loos get OK from CPA

| 10/01/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has approved an application by government to install public restrooms and a parking area at the small public beach at Starfish Point in Cayman Kai, despite objections from wealthy landowners in the area. The objectors had called in some of Cayman’s leading and pricey lawyers to help them in the fight […]

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Juvenile crime raises concern for cops

Juvenile crime raises concern for cops

| 30/07/2018 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers are concerned about the current spike in serious crime being perpetrated by young people across the islands. Meeting with residents in North Side last week, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne and officers from the district said the increase in juvenile crime is directly associated with youngsters being out of school […]

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Live-in cops planned for NS and EE

Live-in cops planned for NS and EE

| 13/03/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has revealed plans to post live-in officers at the North Side and East End police stations after renovations to the two stations that have been closed or unmanned for years are completed. The independent MLAs for both districts have been calling on successive RCIPS chiefs to do something about what […]

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Missing suspect drug smugglers arrested

Missing suspect drug smugglers arrested

| 30/10/2015

(CNS) UPDATED Sunday 11:00am: The RCIPS Drugs and Serious Crimes Task Force has now formally charged three men with with illegal landing and importation of ganja in connection with a suspected drug smuggling operation that officers interrupted last Sunday. The men, aged 32, 42 and 43, were arrested on Friday morning (30 October) just after 11:am in the West […]

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Police focus on Rum Point in wake of complaints

Police focus on Rum Point in wake of complaints

| 14/08/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A police operation on Sunday in the Rum Point area of North Side aimed at clamping down on traffic infractions around the popular Sunday leisure spot saw 14 speeding tickets issued, two other traffic offences recorded for court appearances and one person arrested on an outstanding court warrant. An RCIPS spokesperson said the police […]

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Government agrees to juggle cash for North Side school

Government agrees to juggle cash for North Side school

| 17/06/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The government has committed to finding some $300,000 for additional classrooms and a staff room at the Edna Moyle Primary School in North Side after desperate pleadings from the district’s MLA, Ezzard Miller. In Finance Committee Wednesday Miller received support from the opposition and government benches following his bid for cash during proceedings on Friday, […]

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CoP blames staff shortages, not cash

CoP blames staff shortages, not cash

| 03/06/2015 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The police commissioner has stated that while he has a $35 million budget, his problem now is staff numbers. David Baines said the full RCIPS complement should be 487 officers but there are currently 450, and that was why the cover was still “stuttered”, especially in the eastern districts. As he answered questions in Finance Committee […]

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Commission refuses to reassure North Siders

Commission refuses to reassure North Siders

| 01/05/2015 | 23 Comments

(CNS): North Side voters pleaded with the Electoral Boundary Commission on Thursday night not to recommend joining their constituency with East End. Despite a show of hands revealing that no one in the audience of over 40 people supporting the idea and impassioned pleas, the commissioners refused to make a commitment about any recommendations.

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