Early Closure On Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve

Joy Springer Ministry News

Government offices will close at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 24 and Monday, December 31.  Members of the public are advised to arrange their business accordingly. joy.springer@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Revenue Authority Closing Early On Monda… anemptytextlline READ MORE BRA To Close Early For Holidays anemptytextlline READ MORE Maurice Byer Polyclinic To Close Early F… anemptytextlline READ MORE Christmas …

Christmas Hours At National Library Service

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note the holiday hours at the National Library Service on Monday, December 24 and 31. On those days, the Fairchild Street headquarters and all branch libraries will open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Persons who need to visit the library on those days are therefore asked to arrange their business accordingly. paula.harper-grant@barbados.gov.bb …

FTC’s Christmas Outreach At Abed’s Tomorrow

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Consumer Protection Division of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) will host a Christmas Outreach event tomorrow, Thursday, December 13. It will be held at Abed’s, Swan Street, Bridgetown, from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The key aim is to ensure customers pay special attention to their shopping experience during this Xmas season. According to the FTC, this means ensuring …

Labour Dept Christmas Reminder For Shop Owners

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The Labour Department is reminding shop owners and staff, especially in the distributive sector, that there are specific guidelines to be followed for general operations and overtime periods this Christmas season. In December, businesses classified as shops under the Shops Act, are usually open for extended periods of time. Shop owners are therefore reminded that while co-operation regarding their overtime …

School Ends Next Week For Christmas Break

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Public schools will close for the Christmas holidays next week. The last day of the Michaelmas term for students will be Thursday, December 14, and for teachers Friday, December 15. Three weeks have been allotted for the vacation, following which Term II (Hilary) begins for teachers on Monday, January 8, 2018, and students on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The 12-week term will …

Labour Department’s Christmas Reminder

Julie Carrington Top Stories

The Labour Department is reminding shop owners and staff, especially in the distributive sector; that there are specific guidelines to be followed for general operations and overtime periods during the Christmas Season. During the month of December, businesses classified as shops under the Shops Act, are usually open for extended periods of time. Shop owners are therefore reminded that while …

Tourism Staff Spread Cheer To Children

Kim Ramsay-Moore Ministry News

Staff at the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport came together recently, in an effort to spread cheer to children who have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS. They collected a number of gifts for the young ones, which were presented on Thursday to the President of the Family Care Support Group, Kedelyn Morgan, by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry …

Holiday Hours For Library Service

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The National Library Service (NLS) has advised that all of its branches will be closed on Saturday, December 24 and 31. However, these branches will be open for business on December 28, 29 and 30. For 2017, the branches will open on Tuesday, January 3. Persons are therefore asked to arrange their business accordingly. The management and staff of the …

Free Christmas Concert December 18

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The public is invited to a free Christmas Concert, hosted by the National Mental Health Commission, on Sunday, December 18, in Independence Square, Bridgetown. The concert, which has as its theme: Treasuring Our Children, seeks to raise awareness about the needs of children with mental health issues. It will run from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., and will include performances by …

Term I Ends Next Week

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

(FP) Public schools will close for the Christmas holidays next week. The last day of the Michaelmas term for students will be Thursday, December 15, and for teachers Friday, December 16. Three weeks have been allotted for the vacation, following which the Term II (Hilary) begins for teachers on Monday, January 9, 2017, and students on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. …