Latest 2018 Photos of Excellence Resort Oyster Bay, Trelawny due to open in June

Date:  Categories: in Development, Hotels, Photo, Travel   Comments: 0

It has been almost a decade since the project began, but contractors are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The US$110-million Excellence Resort Oyster Bay hotel is expected to open its doors to guests in June of this year. Thanks to Senior Advisor/Strategist to the Tourism Minister Delano Seiveright, we have...

Completion of Falmouth Tax Office delayed – TAJ refuses to accept building flaws (Photos)

Date:  Categories: in Development, Photo   Comments: 0

When ground was broken for the $136 million Falmouth Tax Office on Cornwall Street in April last year, it was announced that the project would have been completed in August 2017. Completion Dates Postponed Due to slow progress, the August date was shifted to October 2017. However, we are now in January 2018, and the...

Photos and Video: One dead as heavy rains ravaged several communities in northern Trelawny

Date:  Categories: in Disaster, Falmouth Jamaica, Photo, Video, Weather   Comments: 4

After heavy showers from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, the parish of Trelawny has suffered heavy damage through the flooding of several communities. One woman is dead allegedly from drowning in the Jackson Town area. She is an elderly woman identified so far as Tulli. Watch video and read story here. The major communities affected...

Seymour ‘Bonny’ Moncrieffe found dead in his home on Queen Street, Falmouth

Date:  Categories: in News, Photo   Comments: 0

Seymour George Moncrieffe, popularly known as ‘Bonny,’ was found dead at his home on Queen Street, Falmouth this morning. He is shown in the picture below at extreme right. Bonny is a tailor by trade, but has been plagued by alcoholism for most of his adult life. He is the brother of Bruce Moncrieffe, the taxi...

Pictures – Historic Docking of Harmony of the Seas (World’s Largest Cruise Ship) in Falmouth

Date:  Categories: in Photo, Port   Comments: 3

On the 22nd of March 2011, Falmouth saw the biggest crowd I have ever seen in the town in my lifetime as it welcomed then largest cruise ship in the world, Oasis of the Seas. Today, the town attained another milestone in welcoming Harmony of the Seas, the now biggest cruise ship in the world....

November 2016 Pictures: Falmouth Road Repairs, Street-scaping and Landscaping

Date:  Categories: in Development, Photo   Comments: 2

Falmouth Road Repairs, Street-scaping and Landscaping The upgrading and beautification of Falmouth continues and for those far and wide, Falmouth News has taken some photos over the month of November to show how the work is progressing. Landscaping Photos taken on November 1, 2016 Road Repairs and Resurfacing Photos taken November 1 to November 10,...

Picture Gallery: Bellevue Primary & Junior High Career Day 2016

Date:  Categories: in Photo   Comments: 0

The Bellevue Primary & Junior High is located in Perth Town, Trelawny is nestled between Duanvale and Sherwood Content. On Monday, May 2, they held their Career Day. The school, though small and underpopulated, brought out some quality displays. There were representatives from the following persons, groups or organisations: Victoria Mutual Building Society Scotiabank Jamaica Public...

Pictures: Filthy, Exposed Drain Close to the Court House, Mayor’s Parlour and Falmouth Pier

Date:  Categories: in Environment, Photo   Comments: 0

One of our readers has submitted these photos taken this morning, showing the state of the drainage at the corner of Seaboard Street, where it meets Market Street. This is a stone’s throw from the Court House where the Mayor’s Parlour is located. It is also a few minutes walk from the Falmouth Cruise Ship Port....

Nomination Day 2016 North Trelawny Photos and Videos

Date:  Categories: in Photo, Politics   Comments: 3

The traditional Nomination Day festivities took place today, Tuesday February 9, 2016 in Falmouth. The traditionally peaceful event lived up to our expectations as both major parties nominated their representatives to contest the North Trelawny seat. As usual, both parties had nominations an hour apart. The PNP was first in the 12 pm to 1...

Photos|Videos JN Foundation Heroes in Action 5K in Falmouth with Usain Bolt

Date:  Categories: in Community Service, Photo, Port, Sports   Comments: 0

Although I arrived late, I still caught plenty of action to share with you from the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation Heroes in Action 5K which took place in Falmouth, Jamaica this morning. The event, which was a fund raiser in aid of the Granville Place of Safety (girls home) was a joint presentation of both...