Females Taking Centre Field In U17 Football

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The Ministry of Sports will place a deliberate focus on developing the football skills of young women. Minister with responsibility for Sports, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure while speaking at the press launch of the Under 17 Football Tournament, in his Ministry’s conference room at Sky Mall. According to Mr. Lashley, with the tournament now in its third year, the …

‘A Child Like Me’ Project Doing Well

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The Ministry of Culture’s Mabalozi ‘A Child Like Me’ Programme has collected over 50 boxes and one barrel, in aid of students affected by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, earlier this year. Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, on Wednesday praised the teachers and the students in the Mabalozi Programme for their generous contribution of stationery and food items …

Launch of Special Needs Road Tennis

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Road Tennis in Barbados is about to be more inclusive than ever before. Sports Minister, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure recently during the launch of the Special Needs Inter-School Road Tennis Tournament 2017, which was held in his Ministry’s conference room in Sky Mall. Mr. Lashley explained that in an effort to emphasise that road tennis was an adaptive, all-inclusive …

New Date For Lighting Ceremony

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The annual Sagicor Life Inc.’s Lighting Ceremony has been rescheduled from Wednesday, November 1, to Monday, November 6. Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure earlier today, during the official hand over of a sponsorship cheque valued at BDS $25,000, from major sponsor Sagicor Life Inc. Mr. Lashley said that due to the Cabinet-instituted three days of mourning for …

Lashley Lauds Outgoing BOA President

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Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, has lauded the contribution of outgoing President of the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA), Steve Stoute. Addressing a special lunch held in Mr. Stoute’s honour yesterday at the Ministry’s Sky Mall office, Mr. Lashley thanked Mr. Stoute for his “hard work and dedication to the Olympic movement and the development of sports in …

Many Benefits From Sports Programme

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There are many noteworthy benefits to be derived from Government’s National Community Sports Training Programme. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, made this point today at the launch of the Training Programme in his Ministry’s Conference Room in Sky Mall. During the launch, Mr. Lashley disclosed that the National Community Sports Training Programme was designed to provide a …

Lashley: Region Must Unite To Do More

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When Caribbean governments and entrepreneurs work together, their collective efforts will make a significant contribution to the region’s development. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, made this suggestion last evening as he addressed the launch of the Annual General and Strategic Planning Meeting of the Caribbean Alliance of Youth Entrepreneurs, Caribbean and Canada (CAYE-C&C), at the Hospitality Institute, …

Register For Road Tennis Tournament

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Registration is now open for the Inter-Parish Road Tennis Tournament 2017-2018. Competition for this year will take place in the following categories: Senior Men ‘A’; Senior Men ‘B’; Ladies; 14 years to 18 years old – Male and Female; 13 years and under – Male and Female; Masters (Over 50). A number of community centre pavilions have been designated for …

CIDA Mapping The Cultural Sector

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Stakeholders are one step closer to further understanding the inner workings of Barbados’ creative industries. This was revealed by Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, who spoke to Barbadian creatives during the Feedback Session of the Barbados Cultural Industries Development Authority’s Mapping of Barbados’ Cultural Industries. The session, which took place on Wednesday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, revealed several …

Relief For Children In Hurricane Impacted Islands

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Through its Mabalozi Programme, the Commission for Pan-African Affairs (CPAA) will provide assistance to 14 schools in the islands of Tortola, Antigua and Barbuda. Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, confirmed this today while speaking to members of the media during a press briefing in his Ministry’s conference room at Sky Mall. In an effort to “bring some comfort and relief” …