An educational and vocational programme to provide inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison’s with a structured curriculum has been launched.
Public and private school educators throughout the Territory will sharpen their teaching skills at a one day forum on Thursday.
Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, has completed meetings of high level ministerial and parliamentary engagement in the United Kingdom.
Proprietors of hotels and villas in the Territory are reminded that the Hotel Accommodation Tax has increased from seven percent to 10 percent.
The Territory’s residents are encouraged to show love to individuals affected with mental illnesses, addictions and intellectual disabilities this Valentine’s Day.
Thirty-two persons are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.
Residents on the eastern end of Tortola, including Little Dix Hill, Long Look and Vanterpool Estate are asked to disconnect their private sewerage lines from the public pipework that is incomplete.
Six new recruits have been added to the cohort of fire officers at the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service.
The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the cleaning services for the Central Administration Complex.
Mr. Colin Graham who served as Chief Fire Officer of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service from 1985 to1989 will be laid to rest in the United Kingdom today, February 8.