Feature: The Richard Haynes Boardwalk

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The picturesque Richard Haynes Boardwalk (Image: CZMU)

The already popular boardwalk at Hastings Rock, Hastings, Christ Church can now boast of having the name of one of Barbados’ distinguished sons of the soil as it carries the name – The Richard Haynes Boardwalk.

More Exhibits For 2012 Agrofest

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Local exhibitors continue to show great interest in Agrofest, with the national exhibition "bursting at the seams" with Barbadians who wish to display their products and services.

Public Urged To Care Richard Haynes Boardwalk

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Minister of Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe (left) and Minister of Industry, Denis Kellman, tour the boardwalk following the renaming ceremony. (A. Miller/BGIS)

Every effort should be made to protect Barbados’ coasts!?? Moreover, the public is being urged to take care of the Richard Haynes Boardwalk, popularly known as the South Coast boardwalk, and embrace it as if it were their own.

Public Reminded Of Discussion

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Director of the NCSA, Yolande Forde

The public is reminded that as part of activities to celebrate Drug Awareness Month, the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will host a discussion forum entitled Marijuana: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at The Steel Shed, Queen’s Park, The City.

Coastal Zone Risk Assessment Programme

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (centre), congratulates Sir Richard following the unveiling of the plaque at the renaming ceremony. At right is Minister of Environment, Denis Lowe. (A. Gaskin/BGIS)

Government has embarked on a coastal risk assessment and management programme which is aimed at fortifying the island’s coastline to withstand coastal hazards and the effects of climate change.