Water Rates To Increase By Wednesday

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Acting Minister of the Environment, Water Resources and Drainage, Sen. Haynesley Benn??

Barbadians will be paying more for water from tomorrow, Wednesday, July 1, as the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) moves to become more financially viable.

New Play Park At Gall Hill

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Children of Gall Hill, St. John and surrounding districts enjoyed the see-saws, slides, swings and monkey bars yesterday, as they "tested" the facilities at their new play park.??

Phased Approach To Refurbishment At Geriatric Hospital

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The Geriatric??Hospital

There is a need for a rehabilitation unit to be established at the Geriatric Hospital.

This was revealed by Health Minister, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the official start of activities to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of that institution, at its Beckles Road location.

Sports Economic Impact Assessment To Be Undertaken

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Minister of Sports, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, addressing the audience at the Eastern Caribbean Kickboxing Network Championship at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

Government will undertake an Economic Impact Assessment to find out the true value of sports to Barbados’ economy.

L.T. Gay Wins Essay Competition On The Elderly

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Second place winner, Sankara Price, collects her award from Chairperson of the National Committee on Aging, Maizie Barker-Welch.

Lawrence T. Gay Primary School made a clean sweep in the National Planning Committee on Elderly Activities’ essay competition for primary schools.??

The Need To Invest In The Island???s Youth Mooted

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Minister of Youth, Family and Sports, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, presents General Secretary??of the Barbados Workers’ Union, Sir Roy Trotman, with an award at the launch of the Productivity Council’s youth workshops. Looking on is Associate Consultant at the Council and Coordinator of the workshops, Calvin Husbands.

A Government minister is calling for a re-think of this island’s school curriculum to include an innovative component; a move that should lead to less students being marginalised in and out of the classroom.

PM Thompson Refutes Indiscriminate Deportation Charges

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Prime Minister, David Thompson (FP)??

"Bring the evidence, come with facts; come with actual incidents and experiences, or leave the good name of Barbadians and of Barbados alone!"

This challenge was issued by Prime Minister David Thompson during a statement on migration last Saturday, June 27, at the Grace Adams Suite, Grantley Adams International Airport.

Property Resolution On Order Paper

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When the House of Assembly meets tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30, Minister of Housing and Lands, Michael Lashley, is expected to move the passing of a Resolution to approve the lease of Herbert House and accompanying land at Fontabelle, St. Michael, to the Cricket Legends of Barbados.