Portmore, St Catherine, now has the benefit of 100 mosquito-repelling neem trees, thanks to The JMMB Group. The financial entity partnered with the Forestry Department, the Portmore Municipal Council and residents this past Earth Day – April 22 – to make it a reality. Continue reading at the Gleaner website
The St. Thomas Local Sustainable Development ( STLSDP) is a tool by which residents of St. Thomas are encouraged to actively participate in the planning and sustainable development of the parish. The basic objective of the Plan is to provide an improved quality of life for the residents by creating a parish of choice to live, raise families and do business.
The Clarendon Parish Council’s Director of Planning, Nickala Thompson and Community Programmes Coordinator, Ramona Lawson were among a six-member Jamaican delegation which participated in the recently concluded Caribbean Urban Forum (CUF).
Due to heavy rains in the parish during the period April 22-24, 2016; several communities within the Seaforth, White Horses, Bath and Trinityville divisions were affected. The communities were affected due to badly blocked catch basins, culverts and drains. In addition, communities were challenged due to land slippage and fallen trees along roadways.
ST. CATHERINE FESTIVAL QUEEN SASHING RECEPTION
Miss St. Catherine Festival Queen reception and sashing was held yesterday Sunday, May 01, 2016 at the Rodney Memorial, Emancipation Square, Spanish Town under the patronage of His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Norman Scott, Mayor of Spanish Town.
The event which is an annual one, and was scheduled to commence at 6pm commenced an hour later. But as it turned out, the programme flowed smoothly and as the Chairman took charge, the time gone was barely noticed.
The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) has embarked on a new project- the creation of a Family Park inside St. William Grant Park, which is aligned to its vision of being the leading local government institution for innovation in the island. The KSAC has been conscious of the benefit of transforming public spaces for uses such as recreation, entertainment, health and fitness and as a place where social norms& values are reinforced.
Source:: KSAC launches Family Park