Construction Zone At Worthing Beach

Sheena Forde Top Stories

A construction zone has been established at Worthing Beach. The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources has advised businesses and beach goers in the area to exercise caution as the Barbados Water Authority continues to carry out work on the construction of the outfall off that beach. This phase of work began on Tuesday, January 8, and will continue into …

NCC’s Temporary Closure Of Washroom Facilities

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The National Conservation Commission (NCC) will close a number of its washroom facilities on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. They are: Half Moon Fort, Paynes Bay, Speightstown, River Bay, Batts Rock, Barclays Park and Three Houses Park. Normal operating hours will resume for all facilities from Wednesday, December 26. sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Construction Zone At Worthing Beach anemptytextlline …

National Conservation Commission Plant Sale

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The National Conservation Commission (NCC) will hold its Christmas Plant Sale at its plant nursery, at Codrington, St. Michael, every Saturday in December, until December 22, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be up to 20 per cent discounts on selected plants and a special on ferns. sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Construction Zone At Worthing Beach anemptytextlline READ MORE …

Southern Pedestrian Access To Crane Beach Closed

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The National Conservation Commission (NCC) has advised that the Southern Pedestrian Access to Crane Beach, St. Philip, is closed. According to NCC’s Special Projects Officer, Ricardo Marshall, the pedestrian access closure has become necessary due to the high swells affecting that section of the beach and shall remain in effect until further notice. Mr. Marshall stated that signage is already …

Barbadians Encouraged To Plant More Trees

Sheena Forde Top Stories

The importance of trees and their impact on the environment is even more significant today than it was 100 years ago when Arbor Day was initially celebrated. Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, made this assertion as he delivered opening remarks on Saturday at the National Conservation Commission’s (NCC) Arbor Day Celebrations at the National Botanical Gardens, at …

National Arbor Day Is September 22

Sheena Forde Ministry News

This year the National Conservation Commission will celebrate National Arbor Day, on Saturday, September 22, at the National Botanical Gardens, Codrington, St. Michael, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The theme is TREES: The Circle of Life. Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, will deliver the feature address at the 21st Anniversary Arbor Day Award celebrations, at which Senior Laboratory …

Nearly 100 Learn To Swim At Operation S.O.S

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Approximately 100 Barbadians now have a skill that they can take with them throughout their lives – the ability to swim. They took part in this year’s Operation S.O.S – Save Our Selves – programme, which is held every summer by the National Conservation Commission’s (NCC) Lifeguard Service, for persons 10 years old and over. The seven-week programme was held …

Temporary Closure Of Section Of Heywoods Beach

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The National Conservation Commission has advised the public that Heywoods Beach (North), St. Peter, will be temporarily closed until Saturday, December 15. The closure is to facilitate Phase Two of waterfront improvements being undertaken by Baird and Associates. The public is asked to be guided by personnel from Baird and Associates and to follow the instructions strategically posted on signage …

NCC’s E-mail Changed

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The public is asked to note that in keeping with Government’s policy regarding email accounts, the National Conservation Commission (NCC) will be utilising ncc@ncc.gov.bb as its official email address with immediate effect. As a result, the NCC is advising its customers, clients, partners, suppliers and the general public that the email address ncc@caribsurf.com will no longer be used in correspondence …

Temporary Closure Of Worthing Beach

bgis Ministry News

The Ministry of the Environment and Natural Beautification wishes to advise the public that during the repair and restoration of the South Coast Sewerage network, Worthing Beach will remain closed until further notice. The continued closure comes as a result of wastewater entering the Graeme Hall Swamp. In an effort to protect the swamp and its environs, in addition to keeping the wastewater …