Garden Centre Closed On Saturday

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Members of the public are asked to note that the Garden Centre at the National Conservation Commission will be closed on Saturday, July 29, to facilitate the staging of Kiddies Kadooment. Normal operations will resume on Monday, July 31. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. See also: READ MORE NCC: Use Beaches With Lifeguards anemptytextlline READ MORE Swim Classes Postponed Until …

NCC: Use Beaches With Lifeguards

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With summer vacation about to enter its third week, sea bathers are being encouraged to go to the beaches manned by lifeguards for their own safety. The National Conservation Commission’s (NCC) Lifeguard Service is also urging beach users to adhere to all instructions given by lifeguards and observe the flags posted at beaches warning them of possible or imminent danger. …

Swim Classes Postponed Until Next Week

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Swim classes under the Operations Save Our Selves (SOS) programme, hosted by the National Conservation Commission, and originally slated to begin tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, have been postponed due to the inclement weather. The first class of the six-week programme will now take place on Wednesday, July 26, at Brownes Beach, Bay Street, St. Michael. Participants are asked to meet …

Reminder For Arbor Day Exhibitors

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Persons who wish to exhibit their goods and services during this year’s Arbor Day Expo and Farmers’ Market are reminded that they need to complete and submit their applications to the National Conservation Commission’s (NCC) headquarters at Codrington, St. Michael, as soon as possible. Alternatively, they may also call the NCC’s PR/Marketing Department at 425-1200/1202/1212. Potential exhibitors may also visit …

National Call For Sargassum Clean-Up

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Residents across Barbados are being encouraged to come out in their numbers on Saturday, June 24, to assist with a National Sargassum Cleanup from 6:00 a.m. Spearheaded by the National Conservation Commission (NCC), the cleanup will target beaches at Silver Sands, Long Beach and Hastings Rocks, Christ Church; Bathsheba, St. Joseph; Bath Beach, St. John; and the stretch from Hilton …

S.O.S Programme Returns This Summer

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public will have an opportunity to learn how to swim when the National Conservation Commission (NCC) hosts its Operation Save Our Selves (SOS) programme from July 19 to August 23. Registration is now open for persons 10 years and older for the six-week programme, which will be held at Brownes Beach, Bay Street, St. Michael (near the …

Arbor Day Exhibitors Urged To Sign-Up

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Persons who may wish to exhibit their goods and services during this year’s Arbor Day Expo and Farmers’ Market are asked to complete and submit their applications to the National Conservation Commission’s (NCC) headquarters at Codrington, St. Michel, on or before Friday, June 30. Alternatively, they may also call the NCC’s PR/Marketing Department at 425-1200/1202/1212. Potential exhibitors may also visit …

NCC Appoints 103 Workers From April 1

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Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe and General Manager of the National Conservation Commission , Keith Neblett, congratulating some of the appointed NCC workers yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) The National Conservation Commission has appointed 103 workers with effect from April 1. Of this number, only eight persons were hired since the NCC’s retrenchment exercise three years ago, seven of …

Sealy: Nothing Wrong With Worthing Beach

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After a quick sea bath at Worthing Beach, Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, removed the signs which declared the beach closed. (J.Weekes/BGIS) “There is nothing wrong with Worthing Beach.” These words of assurance came from Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, as he spoke to the media this morning after having a routine sea bath …

Watercraft Operators Meeting Dec. 6

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Jet ski and watercraft operators are invited to a meeting on Tuesday, December 6, at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed, Constitution Road, St. Michael, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The meeting is being called by the National Conservation Commission, in conjunction with the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, the Ministry of International Transport and the Royal …