Compassionate Care Programme going well, says SRHA

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) — which has responsibility for Clarendon, Manchester, and St Elizabeth — says it is making progress in implementing a Ministry of Health programme to train staff in compassionate... Read More

Concrete to replace broken rails on Lacovia Bridge
LACOVIA, St Elizabeth — The National Works Agency (NWA) says plans are in place to correct an increasingly dangerous situation affecting the bridge which spans the Black River here.... Read More

Councillor airs plans for Bellefield Division
BELLEFIELD, Manchester — The focus was on water, but Councillor Mario Mitchell (People's National Party, Bellefield Division) grabbed the opportunity to bring other issues to the fore at a recent opening of a water shop here.... Read More

Who will take the crown?
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — On Sunday, June 2, seven young women here will be vying for the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Manchester Festival Queen title.... Read More

Bethlehem top JISCO Alpart champs

Monday, May, 20 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Bethlehem Primary School amassed 215 points to defend their title in the Primary Schools Category at the recent JISCO Alpart Jamaica-sponsored Essex Valley Athletics Meet at Alpart Sports Club. Read More

PHOTO: Break time!

Monday, May, 20 2019    

At Austin Primary School in Myersville, St Elizabeth a break from classes presents an opportunity for students to mix cricket with rest, snacks and chat. Read More

Name them, shame them!

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 20 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Disgusted at the behaviour of those who throw out garbage without regard to proper disposal, St Elizabeth South Western Member of Parliament Floyd Green wants such people to be publicly identified and shamed, where possible. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, May, 20 2019    

Thursday, May 23Labour Day Parish ProjectRehabilitation of School Zone(DeCarteret Road - Newleigh Road)Manchester - 10:0 0am Thursday, May 23Labour Day Parish ProjectHolland Primary School Read More

JISCO Alpart provides helping hand for Manchester Plateau

Monday, May, 20 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Bauxite/alumina company JISCO Alpart Jamaica is moving to assist farmers in its mining areas in Manchester, according to a news release circulated here. Read More

Police should do more to engage St Elizabeth residents, says Floyd Green

Monday, May, 6 2019    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Member of Parliament for St Elizabeth South Western Floyd Green says the leadership of the St Elizabeth police force is not doing enough to “engage” residents in the fight against crime. Read More

New president for Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Monday, May, 6 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Kenisha Dwyer-Powell, manager, client partnership at Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Investments – Mandeville branch, is the new president of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Use it or lose it – Agriculture minister

Monday, May, 6 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Guest speaker at the recent Clarendon Agro-Economic Symposium, Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries minister, Audley Shaw, reiterated his g overnment's commitment to agriculture and related value-added... Read More

Painting the path to financial freedom

Monday, May, 6 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The team from Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Bank, Mandeville, on Wednesday, April 17, hosted an invitation-only “laint & sip” event for current and prospective clients, at its branch location. Read More

Optimists' initiative touches Woodlawn School of Special Education

Monday, May, 6 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Recently 10 members of the Optimist Club of Mandeville made a visit to the Woodlawn School of Special Education, on an outreach mission. Read More

Flow stepping!

Monday, May, 6 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Dancers, smiling faces and giveaways were a familiar scene in towns and communities across central parishes recently as telecoms network Flow launched their new mobile plans. Read More


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