Fire Service Ready To Provide Medical Care

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) is positioning itself to provide medical interventions to persons requiring prehospital emergency medical care. And, it will be pursuing the possibility of acquiring Automated External Defibrillators for all fire stations and emergency vehicles. This was revealed by Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, during the BFS’s awards ceremony and dinner at the Savannah Hotel last Saturday …

Firemen Reminded To Put Others First

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Firemen across Barbados are being encouraged not to become complacent or depend on the words of men to lift or build them up. Addressing the third annual awards ceremony and dinner of the Barbados Fire Service (BFS) at the Savannah Hotel on Saturday night, Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, reminded them: “…Always remember that you signed up to do …

Nominations Open For Teachers’ Awards

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

It is time again for persons to nominate their favourite teachers for the Royal Fidelity National Distinguished Teachers’ Awards 2018. The nomination process is now open and persons have until Sunday, November 18, to submit their nominations. Anyone can nominate a teacher – members of the community, school administrators, parents and students. The Awards, which were instituted in 2010, are …

Social Care Staff Honoured At Ceremony

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

Past and present staff of the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, have been awarded for their hard work and dedication, at the Ministry’s annual Awards and Retirement Ceremony. At the function, held last Saturday at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Minister Steven Blackett stated that despite financial, human resource and accommodation constraints which affected the various agencies …

Volunteerism Key To Nation Building

Malissa Brathwaite Top Stories

Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart has emphasised the importance of volunteerism to nation building and its contribution to the development of community-based empowerment programmes. Mr. Stuart expressed this view last Saturday, as he delivered the feature address at the St. Michael South Constituency Council’s Community Awards Ceremony, at Almond Bay Caterers. Speaking on the role of constituency council programmes in reducing …

St. Joseph Council To Host Awards Ceremony

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

As part of Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations, the St. Joseph Constituency Council will host an awards ceremony for constituents who have made a significant contribution to that parish’s development. Awards will be given in the categories of Education, Agriculture, Religion, Health, Tourism, Entrepreneurship, Sports, Performing Arts and Youth Development. Each nomination must be accompanied by a short biography …