William Knibb Memorial High School and the Sustainable Development of Falmouth

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The following article is a contribution from Charles Ramdatt, a son of Falmouth. Charles is the Deputy Director of Public Works – Transportation Engineer for the City of Orlando. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Planner. William Knibb Memorial High School Well….I do love Cornwall College (my alma mater) and I am extremely involved...

Brand New RADA Office in Hague Show Ground, Trelawny Will Be Officially Opened in September

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The construction of the brand new The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) office in Hague Show Ground, Trelawny, has been completed at a cost of $89 million. At the time ground was broken on July 18, 2013, it was projected to cost $69 million. RADA is a statutory body that seeks to enhance the development...

Repair of Falmouth Main Road Sea Wall to begin soon

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Falmouth News is pleased to announce that rehabilitation of the Falmouth Main Road sea wall is scheduled to begin as early as next month (August). The $50.7 million contract was awarded to a local Trelawny company called S & G Road Surfacing Material Limited. The road has been of much concern to locals, especially motorists and...

Dennis Meadows Wants Lighting Corridor Project Extended to Falmouth – Why Stop in St James?

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Former JLP Senator and caretaker for Trelawny Northern is bemoaning the absence of effective and vociferous political representation across the political divide in the constituency, particularly as it relates to the town of Falmouth and its environs. Meadows, who resides in Falmouth, argues that the elegant corridor which now envelopes sections of the north coast...

[VIDEO] Falmouth Road Repairs Update – July 2015

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 The Falmouth road repair project continues. One month ago, we posted a photo update. To make sure you can easily see the changes, we have posted a video update  shot from the same location as the pictures from the previous post. The drainage from the Falmouth Street corner to Tharpes Street (on the left) is...

New Restaurant Opens In Falmouth Called Sakura Express – The Simple Changes That Are Punishing Other Local Restaurants

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Sakura Express – New Restaurant Opens In Falmouth Falmouth, Jamaica now has a brand new restaurant on Market Street at the corner of George’s Street. This was the former location of Cedric’s Restaurant. It is called Sakura Express. “Sakura” is Japanese for “cherry blossom.” The new cooked, fast food restaurant, is causing quite a stir....

Granville Place of Safety State-of-the-Art Counselling Centre Officially Opened

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The Granville Place of Safety in Granville, Carrick Foyle, Trelawny, is a girls home that houses troubled teens from across the island. GRANVILLE Child Care Facility in Trelawny now has a fully equipped state-of-the-art Counselling Centre, which was established at a cost of approximately $12 million. The centre, which was officially opened on June 24,...

Harmony Cove Limited Gets Official Approval To Build Jamaica’s First Casino Resort

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Jamaica’s First Casino Resort Harmony Cove Limited and Celebration Jamaica Development Limited have now both been provisionally approved by the Ministry of Finance to build Jamaica’s first 2 casino resorts. This was announced last night by Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. Provisional Development Order The terms of the provisional development orders state that the companies must...

5 Residents of Braco handed new houses under Collaborative Housing Project

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Five new home owners in Braco, Trelawny, were on June 4, presented with the keys to their new home under the Collaborative Housing Project. This is a joint effort between the Ministry of Transport, Works, and Housing and food For the Poor (FFP). Minister without Portfolio (Housing), Ministry of Transport, Works, and Housing, Dr. Morais...

Business Process Outsourcing Industry Soon to Provide Jobs in Falmouth, Jamaica

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Commercial Center In April 2015, at the ground breaking ceremony for the new Falmouth market, there was an excellent piece of news to which not many paid attention. Mayor Garth Wilkinson broke the news that a commercial center was to be established on the land on the other side of the Falmouth to Martha Brae...