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Stories by Bryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Pleas from residents of Orchard Housing Scheme in Hopewell, Hanover, for better roads are set to be answered as approximately J$18 million has been allocated to carry out rehabilitation works in the area. For years, residents have...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: A whopping $61 million in grants and scholarships was distributed to several individuals and organisations in western Jamaica by the Hanover Charities (HC), which has been helping needy students to realise their educational dreams...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

With the 2019 hurricane season, which spans June to November, three weeks old, the authorities in Hanover are still working frantically to get the parish prepared for any impending hazard. The information was disclosed at a recent meeting of the...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

The consistent closure of the Hopewell Post Office in Hanover for lunch is a grave inconvenience to senior citizens and PATH beneficiaries who use the services to access state benefits on a regular basis. The residents complain that there is no...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Officials from the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Manage-ment (ODPEM) are crying foul, saying that they are being left out of the process to grant approval for building projects in Hanover and that they are worried...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

The Hanover Parish Development Committee (PDC) is now under new leadership, as the Dwayne Clayton administration was voted into office at the committee’s annual general meeting (AGM) at the Social Development Commission’s office in the parish...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2019 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Nine basic schools in the county of Cornwall recently benefited from the generosity of Kiwanis Club Division 25 (Cornwall), which provided them with playground equipment. This initiative was part of the organisation’s drive to...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2019 | 12:18 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Fourteen outstanding community stalwarts from the county of Cornwall were recognised for their selfless community work and achievements at yesterday’s Governor General’s Achievement Awards ceremony at the Grand Palladium Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2019 | 12:20 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Amid increasing concerns over the use of arable lands for housing and other developments, Minister without Portfolio J.C. Hutchinson has defended the Government’s move, saying it is for the greater good of the nation. The most...

Published:Saturday | May 25, 2019 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Mashario Bisasor, the Social Development Commission’s (SDC) parish manager for Hanover, says there are no unattached youth in the western parish. According to him, all the youngsters are attached to something, whether positive or...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:18 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: As the thrust to transform and improve medical care at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay, St James, continues, two Hanover-based charities have stepped up to render cancer-care assistance to the health facility....

Published:Monday | May 13, 2019 | 12:23 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Mayor of Lucea Sheridan Samuels, who, unlike his colleagues in the neighbouring municipality, had made no comments on the state of public emergency (SOE), which was recently declared in Hanover, Westmoreland and St James, finally...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:31 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Despite animals being slaughtered and meat being sold at various locations across the parish, there are no licensed butchers operating in Hanover. David Gardner, the Hanover Municipal Corporation’s (HMC) chief executive officer,...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:36 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Residents of Hanover, one of the three parishes blanketed by the state of public emergency (SOE) that was declared on Tuesday are expressing mixed feelings about the three-day-old crime-fighting initiative. While some persons are...

Published:Tuesday | April 30, 2019 | 12:23 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Approximately 50 children, ages nine to 14 years from the parishes of St James, Hanover, and Westmoreland were the beneficiaries of a two-day football clinic which was held in Negril by the Real Madrid Foundation and the Sandals Foundation at the...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The Hanover Health Department has launched an initiative, inviting persons in the parish to get the flu vaccine. This comes against the background of a low take-up rate of the vaccine locally which...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: While the plan to twin the parish of Hanover with the Chinese city of Huangshi appears to be moving at a snail’s pace, the Chinese are ramping up to their efforts to get the deal done and are seemingly showing far greater interest...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:15 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The Hanover Health Department is sounding a warning to operators of food establishments that it will be maintaining its vigilance across the northwestern parish as it seeks to whip rogue businesses into line. In a report tabled at...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The feud between the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) and the National Works Agency (NWA) over projects being undertaken in the parish by the agency fizzled earlier this week, with both parties agreeing to respect the protocol...

Published:Thursday | April 11, 2019 | 12:24 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Members of staff at the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) have penned a letter to the CEO, David Gardner, complaining that the working conditions at the Lucea-based building have become unbearable and are causing them to fall ill...

Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:17 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

The work and worth of approximately 63 rank and file police personnel from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Hanover Division were highlighted during an awards ceremony, held on Saturday at the Royalton Negril Resort and Spa. Other senior police...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:13 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Traffic came to a standstill in several districts of Eastern Hanover yesterday as irate residents blocked approximately three miles of roadway with trees, stones, and rubble in a massive demonstration for better roads and efficient...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and the Hanover Municipal Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on future development projects in Hanover. “We are finally getting something out of the TEF,” said...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 12:19 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has launched an investigation to determine why the new electrical generator, which was donated to the Hanover Infirmary late last year by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 12:19 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Marvell Sewell, councillor for the Green Island division in the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), says that the failure of the authorities to penalise big business operators who use trailers to carry goods through Lucea is...

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