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KSAC to Focus on Customer Service

The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) will be rolling out a new strategic plan geared towards improving customer service, Deputy Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Andrew Swaby, has informed. “This will be a first for the KSAC and comes out … Continued


Clean-Up of Downtown Streets Began Dec. 27

Executive Director, National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Jennifer Edwards, says clean-up efforts of the streets in downtown Kingston commenced on December 27 when trading had ended. “We continue to do the cleaning and we are hoping to continue the … Continued


Digicel Hands Over Refurbished Redemption Arcade

Several vendors, who have sold their produce in the Redemption Market downtown Kingston for many years, were overwhelmed with gratitude and excitement when they saw the newly refurbished facility that was handed over to the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation … Continued


Repair Work Underway in Sandy Park Gully

Repair work is now underway on sections of the Sandy Park Gully, near Liguanea, in St. Andrew, as part of efforts to safeguard lives and properties. The work, which commenced on November 23, include: strengthening of the retaining wall and … Continued


Lauriston-Thompson Pen 4-H Festival a Success

Residents of communities in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, turned out in their numbers on Saturday (Nov. 3) to support the Lauriston-Thompson Pen 4-H Club’s fourth annual Stew and Jerk Festival. The event, held at Brooklyn Park in Thompson Pen, provided … Continued


SDC to Focus on Communities in November

The Social Development Commission (SDC) will observe Community Development Month (November), under the theme: ‘Our Country… Our Community… Our Responsibility….' Public Relations Manager at the SDC, Afrika Thompson, informed that the aim of the observance is to increase the national … Continued


Community Based Tourism Policy Being Drafted

Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says the Ministry is currently in the final stages of drafting a community based tourism policy for presentation to Cabinet. The Minister was speaking at the official press launch of the St. … Continued


Westmoreland Prepared for Heavy Rainfall

With sections of the island experiencing heavy rainfall recently, resulting in flood damage to roadways, houses and farms, the parish of Westmoreland is on full alert. According to Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinator for the parish, Rev. Hilma Tate, all shelters have … Continued


100 Sanitation Units Handed Over to Residents Downtown

Residents of five communities in downtown Kingston now have access to proper bathroom facilities, following the official handing over of 100 sanitation units on September 27. The communities include: Central Kingston, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Hanna Town and Fletcher's Land. … Continued


Improved Sanitary Facilities for Tivoli Gardens

Residents of Tivoli Gardens in Western Kingston will soon have improved sanitary facilities, as Cabinet has approved a $70 million contract to effect the development. Speaking on September 12 Jamaica House press briefing, Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the … Continued

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