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Continued Suspension Of Visiting Hours At QEH

Continued Suspension Of Visiting Hours At QEH

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. (FP) Due to the ongoing threat posed by the coronavirus, the public is reminded that visiting hours at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital continue to be suspended with exceptions being permitted for the following categories of patients:...

Revised Entry Measures For QEH Out-Patients & Visitors

Revised Entry Measures For QEH Out-Patients & Visitors

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. (FP) To further reduce crowding in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital out-patient clinics, out-patients are asked to present to clinic unaccompanied. Only out-patients who are: Minors i.e. children under the age of 18Elderly, who are at high...

National Housing Corporation’s Land Fair

National Housing Corporation’s Land Fair

(Stock Photo) The National Housing Corporation (NHC) will host a Land Fair on Saturday, August 15, at Deanstown Heights, St. James, (between Apes Hill Polo Ground and St. Silas Heights, overlooking Westmoreland Development) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lots range from...

NCST Creative Thinkers Camp

NCST Creative Thinkers Camp

(Stock Photo) The National Council for Science and Technology will host a free Creative Thinkers Camp, from Monday, August 10. The 10-day remote online training camp for teens aged 13 to 19 will be held daily from 9:00 a.m. until noon, and will utilise a combination...

St. George Secondary’s Textbook Collection Starts Aug. 10

St. George Secondary’s Textbook Collection Starts Aug. 10

(Stock Photo) The distribution of books at St. George Secondary School, Constant, St. George, will take place from Monday, August 10. The dates for collection are as follows: Second forms – Monday, August 10; Third forms, Tuesday, August 11; and Fifth forms Wednesday,...

Fogging Schedule From August 10 -14

Fogging Schedule From August 10 -14

(Stock Photo) Officers from the Vector Control Unit in the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be in Christ Church and St. Philip fogging a number of districts next week. On Monday, August 10, the areas to be targeted in Christ Church will be Dayrells Road, Edwards...

Call To Donate To NCF’s Artists Material Bank

Call To Donate To NCF’s Artists Material Bank

Persons may bring items such as jewellery, baskets, old tablecloths in good condition, curtains, paint, broken vases and any other items which may be useful to the Visual Arts community. (Stock Photo) The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is calling on persons to...

Project S.O.F.T. To Be A Day Camp This Year

Project S.O.F.T. To Be A Day Camp This Year

The Project S.O.F.T Camp in 2018. (FP/NCSA) The 18th annual one-week camp Project S.O.F.T (Safeguarding Our Future Today) will take a different form when it comes off from Monday, August 24, to Friday, August 28. It will be a day camp, instead of a residential one,...

BCC Applicants Need To Present Identification

BCC Applicants Need To Present Identification

(Stock Image) Persons paying the application fee to the Barbados Community College (BCC) are advised to walk with their national identification card, birth certificate and any relevant qualifications. The fee for all applicants to the College should be submitted by...

Payment Of BCC’s Application Fee

Payment Of BCC’s Application Fee

The Barbados Community College. (FP) The Registrar of the Barbados Community College reminds applicants who have not yet paid the application fee of $10.00 that they should do so by Friday, August 7, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The College thanks applicants in...

NCST S.T.E.M. Summer Camp Starts Next Week

NCST S.T.E.M. Summer Camp Starts Next Week

(Stock Photo) The annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Summer Camp, hosted by the National Council for Science and Technology (NCST), will take place from Tuesday, August 4, to Friday, August 28. The camp, which will be housed at St....

Camp Transition Going Virtual This Year

Camp Transition Going Virtual This Year

(Stock Photo) Camp Transition, which helps primary school children and their parents cope with making the transfer to secondary school, will be held online this year. Camp director, Margaret Grant, said the decision was made to hold a virtual camp because of COVID-19....

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