He further noted that the scope of works for the Green Turtle Cay road project also included roads in the residential area known as Bethels Subdivision.
We have been on Green Turtle Cay for two months and enjoyed it very much. The people here are so wonderful. The bad part of our visit was traveling the road from Bluff House in White Sound to the town of New Plymouth.
According to Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary Colin Higgs, Green Turtle Cay’s promised road repairs and paving are on “our schedule for work for the [family islands]” with the expectation that they will begin work before July.
Under the theme “Our Heritage, Our Environment, Our Responsibility” the Eleventh Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival (IRHF) in Green Turtle Cay treated visitors to a bevy of native foods, music, arts and crafts, games and informative talks on May 1 through 3.
Visitors slowly streamed in to Green Turtle Cay from near and far, greeting old friends, meeting new and enjoying the festive atmosphere and food while the Gully Roosters, “The nation’s best band”, entertained them on New Year’s Day, while the main attraction readied themselves.
Residents of Green Turtle Cay celebrate Christmas in style thanks to the work of the Festival of Lights Committee who yearly have a series of holiday events to raise money to outfit New Plymouth in lights and decorations for the season.
The Island Roots Heritage Festival Committee had a large crowd and great participation for their annual Guy Fawkes Day event on November 8 at the basketball court in New Plymouth.
The Green Turtle Cay Fire and Rescue Service received some much needed equipment as they had a Diesel Ambulance and Ford F-450 with dual axel arrive in early November.
The Local Government District Council of Green Turtle Cay has been busy serving the community that elected them this past June. A budget cut has seriously affected the council’s ability to start and complete projects, but it has not stopped them from getting things done – even if it means rolling up their sleeves to assist with tasks like mowing or cleaning public places.
Despite below average room sales, the Green Turtle Club’s prospects for the year gives cautious optimism as marina business has seen an increase through July yet Sales Manager Molly McIntosh notes that there are foreseeable challenges ahead.