Fogging Schedule For May 2 – 5

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its fogging programme next week, in an effort to reduce the mosquito population on the island. On Tuesday, May 2, a team will head to St. Lucy to spray Greenidges, Retreat, Animal Flower Cave, Higginson Road, North Point, Hope Development, River Bay, Spring Hall and the environs. The following …

Community Culture Day Cancelled

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The St. Michael South East Constituency Council’s Community Culture Day, which was scheduled to be held this Saturday, April 29, at the Parkinson Playing Field, The Pine, has been cancelled. Persons may contact Trevor Cave at 822-7478, or Oriel Nicholls at 535-1639 or 836-0572, for further information. The Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. deirdre.gittens@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Christ …

Closure Of Browne’s Beach Car Park

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the Brownes Beach car park, Bay Street, St. Michael, will be closed from tomorrow, Friday, April 28, until Tuesday, May 2. This closure is to facilitate the setup of staging and other structures for the hosting of May Day celebrations, scheduled for Monday, May 1. Persons are advised that the car …

Electoral Department Closed May 5

bgis Ministry News

The public is advised that the Electoral Department, located at Warrens Tower II, Warrens, St. Michael, will be closed on Friday, May 5. The Department will resume registration services on Monday, May 8. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. Electoral Department See also: READ MORE Closure Of Browne’s Beach Car Park anemptytextlline READ MORE Notices From TVET Council anemptytextlline READ MORE …

BCC Students Staging “De Tempest”

bgis Ministry News

Students of the Barbados Community College’s (BCC) Theatre Arts Department will present: De Tempest, on Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, at the BCC’s Performing Arts Hall, “The Eyrie”, Howell’s Cross Road, St. Michael. Revised and directed by Coordinator of the BCC’s Associate Degree Programme in Theatre Arts, Michelle Cox, the production is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play The …

Schools’ Science Exposition May 9

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Second Annual Electricity and Renewable Energy Science Exposition will be held next month by the Media Resource Department (MRD), a section under the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. The event, slated for Tuesday, May 9, will take place in the assembly hall of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP), Wildey, St. Michael. It will comprise a judging …

BIDC To Hold Leather Workshop

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Persons interested in learning more about leather goods and the manufacturing process will be able to do so when the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) hosts an Advanced Leather Goods Fabrication Workshop. Starting this Saturday, April 29, the workshop will take place at Eastlanders Manufacturing Barbados Ltd, Vauxhall, Christ Church, and will last for 16 weeks. Classes will be …

Cultural & Tourism Surveys Continue

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The Manpower Research and Statistical Unit (MRSU) of the Ministry of Labour will continue the administration of its Skills for the Future Employer Surveys, until Friday, June 2. The surveys, which seek to gather information on Barbados’ skills gaps and requirements, are being administered throughout the Cultural and Creative Industries until Friday, May 26. Surveys of the tourism industry will …

Career Advice From Retired Civil Servant

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Retired Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Attorney General, Diane Campbell. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Do not wait for Government to send you on a course to further your studies; make the investment and upgrade your qualifications yourself. That’s the one piece of advice retired Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Attorney General, Diane Campbell, wants to leave behind for young …

Planting Pride Moves To Christ Church

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

The Planting Pride initiative will move to Christ Church this month, when a number of trees are planted at Deighton Griffith Secondary School, Kingsland, tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tomorrow’s ceremony will be the first to take place at a secondary school, and will be addressed by Principal, Anthony Alleyne; and National Coordinator of the Community independence …