Topic: Scholarships (excluding Civil Service Training) | Posted By: kduncan
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 4:15pm
The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing interested persons that funding is available through the Scholarship Trust Fund Board, which is specifically designed to assist persons in achieving higher education.
Applicants must be a resident in the Virgin Islands for a minimum of five years directly preceding the date of the application.
The Department of Agriculture is inviting members of the public to enter the Farmers’ Week 2016 theme competition. Entries should be inspired by and incorporate the following topics: sustainable development, increased agricultural production and climate change. The theme should not exceed twelve (12) words and the competition is open to all persons.
Topic: Trade and Business (including licenses) | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 5:15pm
The Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs is asking the public to tune in to JTV channel 55 at 7:30 p.m. this evening to view a promotional programme which features the Business of the Month for the month of March.
Last month’s winner was F&M Halal Outlet which is owned by Mr. Musa Muhammad who operates a poultry farm in Paraquita Bay. Tonight’s programme will highlight the different aspects of his business as well as give an inside view of a successful local entrepreneur.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is informing the public that Fishing Licence applications, both temporary and annual, will no longer be processed at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour...
Topic: Culture, Festival and Fairs | Posted By: kduncan
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 4:15pm
The Department of Culture and Virgin Islands Festivals and Fairs Committee are informing the public that the deadline for the submission of entries for the Festival 2015 theme and slogan competition has been extended until Friday, April 17.
Persons are reminded that the theme must focus on the historical and/or cultural heritage of the Virgin Islands and the slogan must include the words “Festival 2015.”
Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is informing the community of Virgin Gorda that he will hold office hours on the sister island on Tuesday, March 31 at the Vanterpool Administration Building from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
To schedule an appointment, residents are asked to contact the Ministry of Education and Culture at 468-3701 ext. 2151.
Topic: National and Marine Parks | Posted By: aphillip
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 9:15am
The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising the public that the Queen Elizabeth II Park is still a construction site. In this regard it is closed as heavy construction is underway to complete the park. Members of the public are therefore encouraged not to access the park until all works are completed, and the park is officially opened.