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LocalNewsSports PLAYING COURTS AT WINDSOR PARK SPORT STADIUM TO SEE COMPLETION by: – August 14, 2020 Sharing is caring! Share Share Share All accessories to further completed playing courts at the Windsor Park Foreground is here on island and could be up by the months end.That’s according to the Parliamentary Representative for Roseau Central, Melisa Poponne-Skerrit.When speaking with the Honourable Prime Minister, the parliamentary representative said, “it came to a halt, of course we had to stop when we had to host the Creole Festival. And after that it was carnival. And then after that it was COVID.”She alluded to the fact that all the accessories are already on island. According to Mrs Skerrit, everything should be ‘up and running soon’ possibly as soon as the end of the month.“And I also have to mention that just a little bit higher up where the Chinese are currently, once they are done with the hospital this area will be used for playing field and for a tennis court and we can accommodate netball as well,” she added.Mrs Skerrit also indicated that she plans to meet with her sports director and the vice-president of the Basketball Association of Dominica to chart a way forward. 201 Views no discussions Tweet
Local fire suppression foreman Patrick Quiner… Quiner: “Obviously we would prefer people that are in decent physical shape but that is something that can be improved on.” Quiner: “So we cover introduction to wildland fire behavior, human factors which is a study of why we do what we do, some decision making, and then the basic firefighter training as in the nuts and bolts of putting fires out.” For more information about the training contact Steve Scales at 260-4214 or Patrick Quiner at 260-4270. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Free basic training to be a wildland firefighter will be offered through the Soldotna Division of Forestry office beginning April 22. The training ranges from April 22 -24, and April 29 – May 1 with times of classes as follows: 6-10 p.m. on 4/22 and 4/29 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on 4/23, 4/24, 4/30 and 5/1. That means a wildland firefighter trained in Alaska can be sent to any of the Lower 48 states to assist crews combat wildfires. Quiner says really the only requirement to take the training is that individuals must be available for the five day training and be a minimum of 18-years-old as of May 1. Full attendance of those classes is mandatory to pass the course. Upon completion, students will receive the nationally recognized Red card, which identifies cardholders as rated as the basic Type II firefighter.