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No end in sight to debris

No one is predicting when residents of Grand Cayman will finish dealing with the wreckage and rubble of Hurricane Ivan.

Three get trailer homes in BT

Three single mothers were ecstatic to be the first to each receive trailer homes in the district of Bodden Town Friday.

Children treated to free toys

Youngsters in the district of Bodden were happy recipients of stuffed toys compliments of HSBC Financial Services (Cayman) Limited Friday.

Leader’s birthday concert to raise relief funds

Friends and supporters of the Leader of Government Business McKeeva Bush are throwing him a party with a concert to celebrate his 50th birthday and everyone is invited.

Road to recovery

Inroads are being made on Cayman's road network as restoration work continues post-Ivan.

ELECTIONS 2005: Nomination Day venues set

With General Elections scheduled for 11 May, the date for nomination of candidates has been set for Wednesday, 16 March.

PPM continues to rebuild Bodden Town

The People's Progressive Movement's Bodden Town candidates, Osbourne Bodden, Charles Clifford and Anthony Eden last weekend continued their efforts to repair damaged homes and assist with the clean up efforts in Bodden Town in partnership with sponsors and contractors.

Beach open for all

The general manager of the Courtyard Marriott Steven Schwartz responded incredulously on Wednesday to criticism that the hotel had privatised a section of Seven Mile Beach for the exclusive use of its guests.

Districts get $2M more

The Cayman Islands Cabinet has approved a special $2 million dollar fund to provide hurricane relief assistance to individuals on a district basis, of Government Business McKeeva Bush said yesterday.

Football comes alive in East!

This weekend was all but quiet in North Side as the Youth and Sports Community Football League for the Eastern Districts opened up. The stage was set for both of East End's teams playing both of Bodden Town's Teams.

New political alliance formed

The formation of a new political team known as the People's Democratic Alliance under the leadership of George Town MLA and Speaker of the Legislative Linford Pierson was announced this week.

Today’s Editorial: Traffic grinds to a halt

The promise is being made once again to come up with a solution to harrowing traffic problems suffered by those trying to get into George Town from the eastern districts, especially in the mornings.

Cayman football

The Department of Youth and Sports has continued its Community Football League series for the Districts of East End, North Side and Bodden Town. league will begin this Sunday. January 30th at the North Side Football field.

Senior community centre opens

A social night of fun and fellowship at the Bodden Town Senior/Community Centre was well-taken by those in attendance, Monday evening.

Housing grants top .6M

As the reconstruction phase of Hurricane Ivan recovery commences, the housing sector gets a shot in the arm with CI$2.6 million in grants for some 225 projects.

Rotarians supply Ivan aid

John Elliott, President of the Rotary Club of Cayman, Central, Ray Whittaker, President of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman and Chris Bowring, President of the Rotary Club of Cayman, Sunrise are meeting weekly to provide materials and labour to help Hurricane Ivan victims.

Ministers help

Through their Love in Action programme, the Cayman Ministers' Association, along with the First Baptist Church and Pastor David Jorge, are continuing their efforts to put roofs over people's heads.

Trailers get occupants

The first nine recipients of travel trailer homes get keys to their new abodes tomorrow.

Park work back on

Work has continued on the George Town Growing Communities Park, which was nearing completion when Hurricane Ivan struck. A collaborative effort between the Dart Foundation and the Cayman Islands Government, the park is on the seashore about a quarter of a mile north of Smiths Cove.

POLICE REPORT

A collection of local police reports.

Today’s Editorial: Park efforts back on track

The public and private sectors have re-emerged once again for the good of the community.

PPM helps Bodden Town rebuild

The People's Progressive Movement's Bodden Town candidates, Osbourne Bodden, Charles Clifford and Anthony Eden have partnered with sponsors and contractors to commence the repairing of damaged homes and to assist with the clean up efforts in Bodden Town.

Recovery painfully slow

Recovery from Hurricane Ivan is going slower than expected because money is limited and the demand for aid is great.

Debris collection restricted

More than 106,000 cubic yards of debris has been collected in Grand Cayman.

Trailers here Saturday

The first shipment of trailer houses is slated to arrive on Grand Cayman Saturday.

School at Frank Sound doable

Construction on a high school at Frank Sound could begin in a few weeks.

POLICE REPORT

Police Officers arrested several persons for Driving Under the Influence on New Years Day.

POLICE REPORT: DUI arrests made

Several persons were arrested for Driving Under the Influence over the holidays including a male resident who was arrested on Saturday, 25 December at 5.15pm.

Prison to deter drug lifestyle

After pleading guilty to consumption of cocaine and ganja, possession of cocaine and a utensil, a man with previous drug convictions was sentenced last week to nine months imprisonment.

More classrooms Cayman bound

Arrival of a barge in Port George Town at the end of December would mean that all children will be in classrooms when school begins 5 January.

Holiday driving programmes offered

When the National Drug Councils office, upstairs Paddington Place was wiped out by Hurricane Ivan, it may have seemed that this loss would stymie the Councils programmes.

Water Authority celebrates customers

Pretty butterflies for a pretty face as the Authoritys Celebrate our Customers event is held in Heroes Square, George Town Thursday afternoon. The event was held in Bodden Town on Wednesday and East End on Tuesday. Photo: Cliodhna McGowan

Health Ministry in recovery

The Ministry of Health has laid out its recovery and future mitigation arrangements in the event of another disaster of the magnitude of Hurricane Ivan.

A toy for every girl and boy

Preparations are under way for what could be the biggest Christmas toy giveaway in Cayman Islands history. The Noahs Ark Traveling Christmas Celebration will take place four days next week. The project will give Grand Caymans children some 6,000 toys valued at more than $150,000.

Giftless Christmas blooms toys

When one Cayman family decided not to exchange Christmas gifts but, instead, do something for the children of Grand Cayman, little did they think it would result in masses of toys being flown in from the United States.

Liquor Board OKs applications

The following new applications were approved following Thursday 9 Decembers quarterly session of the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman.

Christmas tree lit at Governor’s House

A large crowd gathered at the Governors House last Friday evening for The Ministry of Community Services, Youth, Sports and Gender Affairs second annual Christmas-tree lighting ceremony.

New liquor licences sought

Eight new applications were heard for the first time at the quarterly session of the Liquor Licensing Board on Thursday 9 December at the Grand Pavilion Commercial Centre.

Scotland works for Witt

Mark Scotland does not work for MC Restoration, neither does he work for Government, but is employed by James Lee Witt Associates.

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