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Stories by Leon Jackson

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau:The failure by stakeholders to show due regard for the law with respect to the protecting of historic buildings and sites is now a worrying concern in the town of Falmouth, Trelawny, whose Georgian architecture was declared a...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau:With the 'Back Street' section of Falmouth now being overrun by prostitutes, who are descending on the seaside town in droves seven nights per week, some stakeholders in the Trelawny parish capital would like to see the area...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau:The strong winds that have been sweeping sections of Jamaica since last weekend have taken a heavy toll on the local economy, as an estimated J$21 million in potential revenue was lost because the Oosterdam cruise ship was not able to...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Commanding Officer of the Trelawny Police Division, Superintendent Clive Blair, has expressed relief that the year 2016 has come to an end.He was spotted taking a break close to midnight on New Year's Eve to catch the last few minutes of 2016 and...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

WESTERN BUREAU:Trelawny could see the number of justices of the peace in the parish increasing. With Custos Paul Muschette only appointing 30 new justices since taking office in 2010, expectations are that a number of new justices of the peace will...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Mayor of Falmouth Colin Gager's determination to make Water Square a no-vending area seems to be working, almost like a charm. Except for a few vendors seeking to have it their own way and began setting up stalls in the square, most were obeying and...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau:Patricia Green, a resident of Falmouth in Trelawny, is hopping mad. She is both worried and concerned about the illegal cookshops operating in the pedestrianised section of Water Square in Falmouth on weekends.Green, who considers the...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 12:53 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau: An ambitious Excellence in Education Initiative, valued at $250,000.00, was launched by The Rotary Club of Falmouth last week as part of its bold bid to assist schools in northern Trelawny to strive to attain higher standards....

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau:More than 400 workers who have been dependent on their employment at the Long Pond Sugar Estate in Trelawny for their livelihood will be facing an uncertain future going into 2017, as the factory will not be participating in the 2016-...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

WESTERN BUREAU:The worst fears of sugar cane interests in Trelawny have been realised as it has now been confirmed that the Long Pond Sugar Factory, which is owned by Everglades Farms Limited, will not be participating in the 2016-2017 crop year....

Published:Friday | December 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson

Western Bureau:The new J$200-million Falmouth Market, which was slated to open last month, is still not open as several defects have been found at the facility located to the south of the Trelawny parish capital.Professor Gordon Shirley, the...

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