UDC Praised For Its Work To Help Poor

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The Urban Development Commission (UDC), which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, has placed particular priority on meeting the essential needs of the poor. In recognition of this, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Senator Darcy Boyce, speaking at a church service in observance of the anniversary, said: “We have therefore ensured that the UDC remains alive and has some resources …

UDC’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture

Joy Springer Ministry News

Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch will deliver a public lecture on Tuesday, August 8, entitled: The Challenges Facing Urban Barbados: Beyond The Physical. The lecture, which is one of the activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the Urban Development Commission (UDC), takes place in the UDC’s Training Room, Bridge Street Mall, Bridge Street, Bridgetown, beginning at 7:00 p.m. joycspring@gmail.com See …

UDC To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Urban Development Commission (UDC) will take the spotlight within a few days when it celebrates its 20th anniversary with a week of activities. 20 Years of Empowering & Enriching Urban Barbados is the theme of the celebrations, which will commence on Sunday, August 6, with a thanksgiving service at Our Lady Queen of the Universe Catholic Church, Black Rock, …

Hard Work Pays Off For Springer

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The hard work and long hours spent beautifying her surroundings paid off for Marcia Springer, the winner of the Urban Development Commission’s (UDC) 2016 Garden Beautification Competition. Ms. Springer has won a water tank and irrigation system, which will be installed by students of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic. The excited woman, whose garden is made up of flowers, vegetables …

UDC Employees Must Present Valid ID

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Urban Development Commission (UDC) has been informed that persons are visiting its clients’ properties purporting to be employees of the Commission. As a result, the UDC has advised clients that officers carrying out business on its behalf should present valid company identification. An official at the Commission has further stated that clients who have any concerns should call 417-1420, …

Garden Competition Ends Soon

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Clients of the Urban Development Commission (UDC) and the Rural Development Commission (RDC) are reminded that they have just under a month to return completed registration forms for the Garden Beautification Competition. This reminder has come from Project Officer at the UDC, Paula Gall, who said the competition, which has as its theme: Greening, Growing for all Generations, ends on …

UDC Expands Garden Competition

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Urban Development Commission (UDC) has now expanded its 2016 Garden Beautification Competition to also include clients of the Rural Development Commission. This disclosure has come from Project Officer at the UDC, Paula Gall, who said persons from the rural areas had expressed an interest in the competition and a decision was taken to include them. Underscoring the importance of …

Gardening Workshop On Saturday

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Valuable tips on gardening will be shared with the public when the Urban Development Commission (UDC) hosts a workshop titled: Greening and Growing for a Healthier Life, on Saturday, August 27. It will be held at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Managing Director of GB Greens Landscaping, Rowmell Grosvenor, will make the …

UDC To Host Gardening Workshop At Month End

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Greening and Growing for a Healthier Life is the theme of the Urban Development Commission’s (UDC) Garden Workshop which will be held on Saturday, August 27. It will be held at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Managing Director of GB Greens Landscaping, Rowmell Grosvenor, will make the presentation. Those persons interested in …

UDC To Celebrate Its 19th Anniversary

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Urban Development Commission (UDC) will take the spotlight within a few days, when it celebrates its 19th anniversary with a week of activities. UDC celebrates 19 years of Growth and Development in Urban Barbados and its Contribution to 50 years of Nationhood is the theme of the celebrations. The activities will commence on Sunday, August 7, with a thanksgiving …