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Ombudsman’s Office Has New Numbers

Ombudsman’s Office Has New Numbers

(Stock Photo) Members of the public are advised that the Office of the Ombudsman has new telephone and fax numbers. The Office’s PBX is 536-0851, while the fax number is 536-0857.

Virtual Discussions On ICZM Plan Continue This Week

Virtual Discussions On ICZM Plan Continue This Week

(Stock Photo) The Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) will continue its series of virtual public enquiries on the new Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) plan today, Monday, June 14, and on Thursday, June 17. Both meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. Today’s virtual...

BSSEE Booklet & Related Forms Available Online

BSSEE Booklet & Related Forms Available Online

(Stock Photo) The 2021 Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examinations (BSSEE) booklet, and related forms (deferral, early sitters, special request and non-national) are now available online. Parents and guardians of students preparing to write this year’s...

New BTFL Business Clusters Training Series

New BTFL Business Clusters Training Series

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Trust Fund Limited (BTFL) is developing two pilot business clusters in graphic arts and auto body repairs and will be conducting three training sessions for participants, next week. The sessions will run from Monday, June 14, until Thursday,...

DEO Community Profiling Exercise In St. Philip

DEO Community Profiling Exercise In St. Philip

(FP) The St. Philip North District Emergency Organisation (DEO) will conduct a Vulnerable Persons Exercise on Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13, mainly in the Church Village, St. Philip communities. On Saturday, the exercise will be conducted between 9:00 a.m....

Cage & Feeder Making Workshop June 12

Cage & Feeder Making Workshop June 12

(Stock Photo) As part of the effort to strengthen and develop the local rabbit industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will be hosting a series of workshops, over the next few weeks. The first in the series, a Cage and Feeder Making workshop, comes off...

Fogging Schedule For June 14 – 18

Fogging Schedule For June 14 – 18

(FP) The Ministry of Health and Wellness will continue its fogging programme in St. Philip, next week. On Monday, June 14, the team will spray Church Village, Blades Hill, Three Houses, Ebenezer, Brereton, Marley Vale and surrounding areas. The districts of Diamond...

Live Firing Exercise At Sea On June 11 & 15

Live Firing Exercise At Sea On June 11 & 15

(FP) Fishermen and mariners are advised that the Barbados Coast Guard and the Barbados Regiment of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will be conducting a Live Fire Gunnery exercise tomorrow, Friday, June 11, and Tuesday, June 15, in the area west of the Cement Plant...

DEO Community Profiling Exercise In St. George

DEO Community Profiling Exercise In St. George

(FP) The St. George North District Emergency Organisation (DEO) will be conducting a Vulnerable Person Assessment exercise on Saturday, June 12, from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. The exercise will take place mainly in the Airy Hill and Lower Estate communities. DEO members...

NPC Staff Gives Pep Talk To Class Four Students

NPC Staff Gives Pep Talk To Class Four Students

Assistant Human Resources Officer, Khadijah Briggs, presenting Luther Thorne Class 4 student, Lyrical Hackett with her package, while Marketing & Public Relations Officer, Samantha Hazlewood-Ermay looks on. (NPC) Staff of the National Petroleum Corporation (NPC)...

CZMU Undertaking Cleaning Of Boardwalk

CZMU Undertaking Cleaning Of Boardwalk

(FP) Members of the public are advised that a sand clearing exercise at the Richard Haynes Boardwalk is presently being undertaken by the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU), and will run until Thursday, June 10. In a statement today, the CZMU said a bobcat with...

Fogging Schedule For June 7 – 11

Fogging Schedule For June 7 – 11

(Stock Photo) Several communities in St. Philip are scheduled to be sprayed next week, under the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ Fogging Programme. Beginning Monday, June 7, the team will visit Bayfield, St. Catherine, Skeetes Bay, Wiltshire Avenue, Clarkes Hill,...

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