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Enid Scatliffe School Launches New Play Ground

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 5:00pm

Students of the Enid Scatliffe Pre-Primary School can now enjoy a new educational engaging playground, which was officially commissioned last week.

Speaking on behalf of the Minister for Education and Culture, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture, Dr. Marcia Potter congratulated Principal Welsh for leading the charge in organising the construction of the new playground and other outdoor facilities.

Minister Walwyn To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda January 14

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 11:45am

Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is informing the community of Virgin Gorda that he will hold office hours on the sister island on Wednesday, January 14 at the Vanterpool Administration Building from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, residents are asked to contact the Ministry of Education and Culture at 468-3701 ext. 2151.

Virgin Gorda Office Hours For Premier Smith In 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 11:00am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising residents of the Virgin Gorda community that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will hold office hours every first and third Monday at the Virgin Gorda Administration Complex, Vanterpool Building.

Persons wishing to meet with Premier Smith can walk in from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Alternatively, appointments can be made by telephoning 468-0826 or 468- 2152, or by contacting the Virgin Gorda District Office. 

Public Meeting To Discuss Proposed East End/Long Look Sports Centre

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 10:45am

The Town and Country Planning Department is inviting the public to a community meeting on a Planning Application submitted for the development of a sports center for the East End and Long Look communities. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the East End/Long Look Community Centre. Copies of the plans are available for review at the offices of the Town and Country Planning Department, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

BVI To Get Assistance With Memory Of The World Register

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 3:45pm

Government Ministries, National Commissions and other interested stakeholders will receive technical advice and assistance in establishing National Memory of the World committees and registers next week.

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Library Consultant/Researcher Elizabeth F. Watson will pay a three day visit to the Territory next week from the 13-16 to provide consultancy in this area.

Community Encouraged To Run/Walk Towards A Healthier VI

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 1:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development continues to encourage community based physical activity as a means of achieving a healthier Virgin Islands through its Run/Walk for Health programme.

The goal of the programme is to encourage persons to engage in regular physical activity and is a joint collaboration between the Ministry of Health, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports and the BVI Olympic Committee.   

Works On Road Town Road Network Progressing

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 1:00pm

Workers from the Public Works Department worked during the overnight hours on the evenings of Tuesday, January 6 and Wednesday, January 7 and paved the damaged sections of Walter James Francis Drive with asphalt.  Works are expected to continue into next week.  Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark Vanterpool was onsite and he commended the workers on their skill in operating the new heavy equipment.  He said, “I am pleased that the works seem to be going smoothly tonight and I look forward to the competition of the rehabilitated road here in Road Town.

Public Meetings To Discuss Protected Areas

Thursday, 8 January 2015 - 10:30am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting persons to attend the following public meetings on the proposed Protected Areas in the following locations and times:

Registration For Nurses, Midwives And Nursing Assistants Due

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 4:15pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is notifying all Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Assistants working in the Territory that registration for the year 2015 is now due.  Registration can be completed at the Ministry of Health and Social Development located in the Betteto Frett Building on the second floor.  Persons who have already registered can collect their cards at the reception desk. 

Farmers Week 2015 Poster Competition

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 3:15pm

The Department of Agriculture is encouraging all parents and children of elementary schools in the Virgin Islands to participate in the Territory’s annual Farmer’s Week Poster Competition. Entries should be inspired by and reflect ideas that are derived from the theme; "Youth in Agriculture - a Must! Food Security and Cultural Sustainability – a Plus!" The deadline for submission of entries is slated for Thursday, January 29.

 Winners will be selected from three categories;

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