Fogging Schedule October 3 To 6

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme next week aimed at reducing the mosquito population on the island. On Monday, October 3, the team will be in St. James spraying Holetown, 1st and 2nd Street Holetown, Jamestown Park, Sunset Crest, Hibiscus Avenue, Cemetery Lane, Mayhoe Avenue, Laynes Road, Paynes Bay, Chapel Road, Clarke’s Road, …

Sign Up For Productivity Sessions

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians will soon have another opportunity to receive valuable personal tips on improving their productivity, when four Getting Everyone To Understand Productivity (GET UP) sessions are held. The Productivity Council will host the workshops every Wednesday from October 19 to November 9, commencing at 9:00 a.m. Those interested in participating should call Tara Parris or Ricardine Gibbons at 626-9416. Some …

Cadet Corps Change Of Command

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Principal of Ellerslie Secondary School, Lieutenant Colonel Errol Brathwaite, will take command of the Barbados Cadet Corps with effect from tomorrow, Saturday, October 1. Lieutenant Colonel James Bradshaw will hand over command to the newly- promoted Lieutenant Colonel Brathwaite, after serving as the Commandant of the Barbados Cadet Corps from October 2014. Lt. Colonel Brathwaite attended Parkinson Memorial School, where …

Education Month 2016 Church Service

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Education Month 2016 will begin with divine worship on Monday, October 3, at the Mile and A Quarter Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Hopeland, St. Peter, at 10:00 a.m. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will officially launch the Month under the theme: Education: Fifty and Beyond, signalling its commemoration of over 50 years in education on the island, as …

Education Month 2016

Joy-Ann Gill banner, Ministry News

October is Education Month in Barbados, and this year it will be celebrated under the theme: Education: Fifty and Beyond. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will officially launch the month’s activities with a church service on Monday, October 3, at the Mile and A Quarter Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Hopeland, St. Peter. It commences at 10:00 a.m., and …

Technology Programme Heads North

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Even more Barbadians now have access to technology, following the launch of the Community Technology Programme in St. Lucy. Speaking at a ceremony on Thursday at St. Clement’s Training Centre, Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, said that thanks to the collaboration with St. Clement’s Anglican Church, the programme was expanded to further benefit Barbadians. …

Crime Awareness Month 2016

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Criminal Justice System – 50 Years and Beyond will be the focus of the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit’s (CJRPU) activities to mark Crime Awareness Month from Saturday, October 1, to Monday, October 31. The activities, which are designed to highlight changes within the island’s criminal justice system over the last 50 years, will commence with a …

Activities For Prison Service Week

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Building Bridges for a Better Tomorrow will be the theme when the Barbados Prison Service launches its week of activities for 2016. This year’s celebrations will kick off with a church service on Sunday, October 9, at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ruby, St. Philip, beginning at 8:45 a.m. This service will be followed by a March Pass during which …

Postal Celebrations 2016

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Postal Service will join global celebrations to mark World Post Day, celebrated annually on October 9, with a month of activities. These activities commence on Friday, October 7, when the General Post Office (GPO) at Cheapside, St. Michael, opens its doors to the public during a Customer Appreciation Day in the Jackie Opel Amphitheatre, from 10:00 a.m. until …

New Dates For Tourism Week Activities

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Due to the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew, the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport has rescheduled some of the events for Tourism Week. The Clean Bim beach clean-up will now take place on Wednesday, October 5, at Carlisle Bay, Bay Street, St. Michael, at 7:30 a.m. Additionally, the Atlantis Submarine School Tour has been postponed until Wednesday, October 5, …