NSIDE THE LINSTEAD TRANSPORT CENTRE
Business was seemingly slow for bus and taxi operators operating in the Linstead Transport Centre on Thursday, May 19, 2016 as several buses and taxis parked in uniformity, waiting for passengers to take to their destinations.
Source:: INSIDE THE LINSTEAD TRANSPORT CENTRE
LABOUR DAY AT THE ST. CATHERINE INFIRMARY
Several projects were carried out in the parish on Labour Day and the St. Catherine Infirmary premises were one of them.
The Infirmary staff was pleased to have had members of the Ministry of Local Government’s Welfare Club and the Board of Supervision, who donated toiletries and cleaning agents. The main aim however was to plant ornamental and non-ornamental plants for beautification of the premises.
The Infirmary staff members and residents are pleased with the work done and extend heartfelt thanks to all volunteers.
Parish Labour Day Project – Riversdale, St. Catherine
Chairman of the St. Catherine Joint Civic Affairs Committee, Mr. Gosmo Buddho , said he was satisfied with the level of participation in the Riversdale community of St. Catherine, as volunteers from various organizational entities, agencies, groups and community members participated in the planned Labour Day activities. And it was truly a blessing to have had the Custos of St. Catherine, Rev. the Hon. Jeffery McKenzie commencing with prayers and afterwards sharing in the activities.
The operations of the Manchester Parish Council have been significantly boosted by the addition of two newly recruited Municipal Police Officers. The two officers were a part of a group of 31 who graduated after completing a six-week Municipal Training Course at the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Academy at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine.
Functions of the Municipal Police Force:
This para-military group has certain specific functions for which they are trained, namely:
On Monday, May 9, 2016, Actg. Mayor Leon Thomas and Ms. Marjorie Daniels, Branch Manager, Courts Portmore visited the Windsor School of Special Education and made a presentation of $100,000.00 to the institution to assist with its various programs for the children.
They were met by Mr. Glendon West, Principal of Windsor School and Mrs. Yvonne Bailey, Vice Principal. The visit took place during the morning devotion and Actg. Mayor and Ms. Daniels were happy for the opportunity to interact with the children and teachers.
Source:: Windsor School of Special Education