Draft PDP Nearing Completion

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbados is closer to having an amended Physical Development Plan (PDP), with the draft document already being submitted to the Minister with responsibility for Town Planning. Senior Town Planner, Rudy Headley, said advertisements would soon be published and persons with objections or representations would have an opportunity to submit them in writing. He explained that then a Commissioner would be …

NDU Health Seminar This Thursday

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The National Disabilities Unit will be hosting a seminar entitled Mobilize, Embrace and Empower (MEE) – Promoting Wellness: Taking Care of your Health this Thursday, October 12. It will be held at the Parkinson Resource Centre, Pine, St. Michael, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The seminar seeks to educate persons about Glaucoma, Dementia/Alzheimer’s, mental health and other non-communicable diseases. …

Student Seminar Next Thursday

bgis Notice

Parents and guardians of students entering fifth form at the Springer Memorial School are advised that a Student Seminar will take place on Thursday, September 7 and Friday, September 8 at the school, Government Hill, St. Michael. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. on both days. Students are asked to wear their school uniform and bring notebooks and pens. See …

Register For ‘Remember Me’ Seminar

Joy Springer Ministry News

Persons interested in attending a seminar themed: Remember Me, which takes place next month, World Alzheimer’s Month, are invited to register as soon as possible at the office of the Barbados Alzheimer’s Association, “The Orchid”, Strathclyde Crescent, St. Michael. The seminar takes place on Thursday, September 21, at the Savannah Hotel, starting at 9:00 a.m. There will be a registration …

Seminar On Refrigeration On Friday

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The National Ozone Unit of the Ministry of the Environment and Drainage, in collaboration with the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Association of Barbados, will host a free technical seminar, on Friday, August 18. It takes place in the conference room at Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Entitled: The RAC Industry: Current and future trends …

Crop Over Food Safety Seminar

Joy Springer Ministry News

A health education seminar, focused on food safety and targeted at all those who will be involved in selling food at Crop Over events, takes place on Thursday, July 20. Principal Environmental Health Officer at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Anthony Small, stressed that it was important for operators of food businesses and all their food handlers to attend the seminar, …

NHC Productivity Seminars Start May 17

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) will be embarking on a series of productivity seminars during the months of May and June. The seminars, which are designed to give staff an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of productivity and its impact, also aim to facilitate a unified, organisational understanding of productivity, and to collaboratively procure tools to increase individual and …

Labour Department Seminars Continue

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

Members of the public will get an opportunity to discuss issues surrounding employee rights and work place best practices, when the Labour Department hosts three free seminars on February 27 and 28, and on March 1. The seminars will take place at the National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. …

10th Lecture-Seminar On Friday

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbados’ development over the years will come under the microscope when the Economic Affairs Division’s 10th Annual Lecture-Seminar  takes place this Friday, November 18, at the Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. The theme of the half-day seminar is Barbados’ Development Over the Past 50 Years: Achievements, Challenges and Future Prospects, and it is in recognition of this island’s 50th Anniversary …

Labour Dept To Host Two Seminars

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

Members of the public will get an opportunity to pose their questions on employment relations, when the Department of Labour hosts two free seminars to discuss employee rights and best practices in the workplace. The first seminar will be held on Wednesday, September 28, at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael; and repeated on Thursday, September 29, at the …