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Public Entity Saba encourages responsible animal husbandry

The Public Entity Saba is once more emphasizing the need for responsible goat ownership. While assistance is still being offered to free-roaming goat owners, it is also important that the owners themselves step up and take responsibility for their free-roaming goats and properly care for them. Carcasses of dead goats …

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Start application allowance for school supplies SZW

In the Caribbean Netherlands, parents of school-going children can qualify again for a contribution towards the costs of school supplies such as uniforms, shoes, and stationery. For children who are going to secondary school (after the coming summer holidays), parents can contact the RCN-unit SZW for the allowance. Saba and …

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Drought puts pressure on water system

The current drought on Saba has increased the demand for water from the reverse osmosis plant in Fort Bay and requires constant pumping through the water pipeline system from the water plant up to the villages. The water issue was amply discussed during a Central Committee meeting of the Island …

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Saba Mentorship Program starts Cycle 2

Due to the overwhelming responses from members of the community, parents, teachers, students, and stakeholders, the coordinators of the Saba Mentorship Program are pleased to announce the start of Cycle 2. The Saba Mentorship Program is a joint initiative between the Department of Community Development and the Saba Comprehensive School. …

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Bush Fires on Booby Hill and The Bottom

Police report of Monday, May 31st  until Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 On Tuesday, June 1st , the police station received a report about a fire in a yard on the Booby Hill Road on Saba. It was dry grass that was on fire. There was a house close to the …

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Expertise Center Education Care Saba gets Appeltje van Oranje

Expertise Center Education Care Saba is amongst the winners of the 2021 Appeltjes van Oranje awards announced during a presentation of the Or­ange Fund awards at Noor­deinde Palace in the Neth­erlands. Also among the winners were Ixta Noa from Arn­hem and Vriendendiensten Foundation’s “self-man­agement” housing shelters (“zelfregiecentra”) in De­venter, the …

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Saba Doet: Spring Bay clean-up

On Saturday, the Saba Doet volunteers and Dutch military cleared all the plastic rubbish from Spring Bay that was washed ashore. Collecting the rubbish was a challenge in itself. …. and then it had to be carried up the trail, manually …. Many, many thanks to all the volunteers! Photos …

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Saban athletes recognized at Sports Banquet

The Public Health and Sports Department of the Public Entity Saba on Saturday night, May 29, hosted an inspiring, well-attended All-Sports Banquet for Saba’s athletes. During the event, which aimed to showcase the commitments that the athletes have made towards sports in different ways, 25 youngsters received awards in five …

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