Western News

'No ease up' 

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The St James police are going to be working closely with the St James Municipal Corporation to tighten the screws on street vendors who operate outside of their designated areas in the resort city of Montego Bay and other areas of western Jamaica during the... Read More

The battle is on

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 8 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Cornwall College are seeking a semi-final spot in the ISSA Champions Cup all-island competition when they take on Manning Cup team Camperdown High in the second game of a double-header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Saturday. Match time is 6:00 pm. Read More

Jamaican-born Safin Bouland donates US$20,000 tennis gear, equipment to young MoBay players

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Fourteen budding tennis stars from Montego Bay were the recipients of tennis gear and equipment valued over US$20,000 during a recent tennis clinic hosted by Safin Bouland, the founder of Bouland Tennis Charity, at Half Moon in Rose Hall, St... Read More

MBU take aim at UWI

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 8 2018    

TUCKER, St James - Fresh from their much -improved performance against Arnett Gardens in Kingston on Monday, Montego Bay United (MBU) have set their sights on snapping a four-game winless run over UWI FC, whom they are hosting in a first-round Red Stripe Premier League game at Wespow... Read More

Hip Strip — November 8, 2018

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

'PIER' FUNPier 1 colleagues (from left) Patrice Scott, Shania Moultin, Donya Wright and Joel Thompson sharein the fun at the Halloween party edition of Star Struck Wednesdays held at Pier 1 in Montego Bay, last week Wednesday. (Photo: Philp... Read More

Sport Diary — November 7

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

TODAYISSA RURAL NETBALL JUNIORS SECOND ROUNDFrome Tech vs Green Pond — MoBay Cricket Club —10:30 amHerbert Morrison vs Green Island — MoBay Cricket Club —11:30 am  Read More

BPIAJ boss calls for ferry service

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — President of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) Gloria Henry is calling for an express ferry service between Freeport and downtown Montego Bay for the over 12,000 persons who are employed in the business process outsourcing (BPO)... Read More

Sandals employees benefit from breast cancer awareness seminar

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Sandals Negril in partnership with the Misty Blue Cancer Care Foundation, recently hosted its annual 'Simply the Breast' awareness seminar, this time, targeting team members, several of whom received free or discounted mammograms, courtesy of Sandals Negril and... Read More

St James Municipal Corporation begins

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Work has started to rid the filthy North Gully in the downtown area of Montego Bay of unsightly garbage, which has been a source of embarrassment to the St James Municipal Corporation. Read More

MVP Track Club president calls for repairs to MoBay's running track

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Bruce James, president of the powerful MVP track club, has warned that if the artificial running track at the Montego Bay Sports Complex is not repaired soon, the widely successful MVP Grass Roots camp might not return to Montego Bay in the... Read More

'On With The Show' — an encore

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — It has been over 20 years since the production of 'On With The Show' was first presented at the Half Moon Conference Centre to raise funds for the building and sourcing of equipment for the MoBay Hope Medical Centre. Read More

Dunbeholden FC meet FC Reno at Frome on Sunday in RSPL

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

FROME, Westmoreland — Promoted team Dunbeholden FC are to make their first trip to Westmoreland on Sunday when they take on FC Reno in the Red Stripe Premier League at Frome. The game is set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More

d'Cup Western Derby

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Western Jamaica will be represented in the semi-finals of the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association/Wata daCosta Cup football competition after former champions Cornwall College and Frome Technical were pitted against each other following Tuesday's end of the... Read More

Sport Diary — November 1-7, 2018

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

TODAYISSA Western Conference Boys' BasketballSt James High vs Holland — MoBay Cricket Club — 2:00 pmRhodes Hall vs Herbert Morrison Tech— Rhodes Hall — 2:00 pm FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 Read More

Spring Garden needs structure for early childhood department

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

SPRING GARDEN, Trelawny — The Spring Garden Primary and Infant School in Trelawny is in dire need of financial support to renovate its existing building and to relocate its infant department. Plus urgent repairs are required to fix the leaking roof of the school's plant, which... Read More



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