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Published:Friday | November 26, 2021 | 8:27 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Although noting that the Government remained committed to caring for all citizens, regardless of their standing in life, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has said that any new person being taken into the Trelawny Infirmary...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2021 | 8:24 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: After listening to the high-quality presentations by the youngsters who participated in the ‘Youth Mayors Forum’ at the Trelawny Municipal Corporation building in Falmouth on Tuesday, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2021 | 12:06 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down the plans by the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) to start construction on some 800 low-income houses on 148 acres of former sugar lands at Panarsus in Trelawny, Marissa Dalrymple-...

Published:Friday | November 19, 2021 | 12:10 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Javan Garwood, who is charged in connection with the January murder of banker Andrea Lowe-Garwood at a church in Falmouth, Trelawny, was denied bail when he appeared in the parish’s circuit court yesterday. Attorney-at-law Khadene...

Published:Tuesday | November 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: While the Emerald Princess broke the 20-month drought at Historic Falmouth – the multibillion-dollar cruise shipping pier in the Trelawny capital – the anticipated bounty several craft vendors and other business operators were...

Published:Tuesday | November 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn intends to oppose the imminent application for bail by two of the three men charged in connection with the brutal murder of banker Andrea Lowe-Garwood. “Based on the...

Published:Friday | November 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Falmouth Mayor Collen Gager says that despite the buzz surrounding the impending return of cruise calls to the Trelawny town, visitors will not be allowed to move around freely when the Emerald Princess docks on Sunday due to COVID-...

Published:Monday | November 8, 2021 | 12:06 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB) is to step up beef and milk production in Jamaica through an initiative in which farmers will be trained in how to plant grass to ensure a sustainable source of feedfor their animals. Devon Sayers, the...

Published:Saturday | October 30, 2021 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: IT WOULD be appear that Falmouth, the Trelawny parish capital, which for a long time was arguably the best-preserved Georgian town in the Caribbean, is fast losing that prestigious reputation, as old buildings are not being repaired...

Published:Thursday | October 28, 2021 | 12:13 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The Trelawny Co-operative Credit Union (TCCU), which earlier this year reported a solid $3.6-billion asset base, has announced an ambitious plan to assist farmers in the western parish with well-needed funding. According to Jhanell...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2021 | 12:16 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The religious landscape in Trelawny is poised to see more changes following last week’s groundbreaking ceremony to establish the parish’s first Bible school, which will provide an avenue for persons seeking to enhance their...

Published:Monday | October 25, 2021 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The radiology Department at the Falmouth Hospital, Trelawny, has received a digital computer reader, valued at $200,000, donated by the Greenside Benevolent Society (GBS). Harris Daley, secretary of GBS, said his organisation has...

Published:Friday | October 22, 2021 | 12:08 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Popular Trelawny personality Tyrone Hilton, a retired clerk of the court who had worked in Trelawny and St James for several years, has died at the age of 77, leaving behind many rich memories among those whose lives he...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE GRAVE situation with the cemeteries in Trelawny came to the fore at yesterday’s monthly meeting of the parish’s municipal corporation as Falmouth’s councillor Garth Wilkinson bemoaned the unkempt state of cemeteries, which, he...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Dr Pauline Foster-Grant, councillor for the Ulster Spring division in the Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC), who is committed to stepping down at the end of her current term, is disappointed that she has not achieved more and is...

Published:Monday | October 11, 2021 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Another dimension is poised to be added to the health services in Trelawny with last Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new multi-million-dollar Omega Medical Hospital, which will be located on the grounds of the Champion...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:06 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: JAMAICA AGRICULTURAL Society (JAS) President Lenworth Fulton is confident that the country could easily double 2020 yam exports of US$10 million with a strategic shift in farming practices. “Jamaica has fertile land space and with...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:06 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE FIRST step in immortalising the former world’s oldest person, Violet ‘Aunt V’ Moss-Brown, in her Duanvale home community in Trelawny became a reality on September 15 with the unveiling of a storyboard in her honour. Minister of...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:43 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Thanks to the Trelawny Gun Club (TGC) and the Digicel Foundation, all 150 students at the Daniel Town Primary School, in the western parish, now have tablets and the requisite Internet connectivity to participate in virtual classes...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 12:06 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: While they produced 70 per cent of the US$10 million worth of yams that were exported from Jamaica last year, yam farmers in Trelawny are still in a quandary as the yam house, which was established as a hub to drive their business,...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:10 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The Trelawny Municipal Corporation has decided against moving the iconic fountain in Water Square, Falmouth, to facilitate the Usain Bolt statue. Councillors have opted to have the area redesigned to accommodate both. The decision...

Published:Thursday | September 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The three-mile stretch of roadway from Wakefield to Deeside is to get the lion’s share of a $342-million road repair project to be rolled out across sections of Northern Trelawny. This was disclosed by Everald Warmington, government...

Published:Thursday | September 2, 2021 | 12:08 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Former Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) President Owen Speid says he is worried about the education of the nation’s children, especially those who got left behind over the past 18 months because of lack of access to technology,...

Published:Wednesday | September 1, 2021 | 12:06 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Despite environmental concerns, the plans to expand the town of Falmouth in Trelawny, towards Martha Brae, is now unfolding as some 50 acres of land to the south of the town is now being prepared to facilitate the proposed expansion...

Published:Monday | August 23, 2021 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The 90-year-old Trelawny Gun Club which is renowned for its generosity, recently came good for the Daniel Town Primary School, based in the western parish, by making a donation of tablets to assist the students at the school with...

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