30 Minute Video: July 27 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 27 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30... Read more of this article

Govt Presents $75,000 To St George’s Club

Govt Presents $75,000 To St George’s Club

The Government recently presented a $75,000 cheque to St George’s Cricket Club to support the 2021 Cup Match Classic, saying they want to assist to “ensure the event is a success.”Speaking at today’s press conference, Acting Premier Walter Roban said, “Last week, the Government of Bermuda presented a cheque to St George’s... Read more of this article

82,870 Total Vaccinations, 63.9% Had Two Doses

82,870 Total Vaccinations, 63.9% Had Two Doses

Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations and 63.9% of the population have received two doses thus far. A spokesperson said, “We have completed week 28 of vaccinations. Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations. “Of the 82,870 vaccinations given as of July 24:52% are women and, 48% are men“82.5%... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference, 15 New Cases

Video: Govt Press Conference, 15 New Cases

[Updating] The Government is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 27] and the Government said topics to be covered include “Cup Match, public safety over the holiday and the weekend Covid update.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.Update 4.21pm: The Government said there were... Read more of this article

Update On Restricted & Closed Job Categories

Update On Restricted & Closed Job Categories

The Ministry of Labour is advising the public of “changes to the closed and restricted job categories, effective from August 1 for a three month period,” noting that they are extending the moratorium on new work permits for certain closed job categories until October 31st, 2021. A Government spokesperson said, “As highlighted in the 2020... Read more of this article

Advisory: Parks, Beaches & Nature Reserves

Advisory: Parks, Beaches & Nature Reserves

The Ministry of Public Works issued an advisory on the “procedures and staffing for the Department of Parks over the 2021 Cup Match Holiday Weekend. A Government spokesperson said, “Effectively immediately, campers and picnickers are allowed to erect camping and picnicking equipment and property. However, camping is only permitted from Wednesday... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Douglas Hosts Duffy Celebration

Video: Dr Douglas Hosts Duffy Celebration

Dr Ty Douglas is hosting a special broadcast today [July 27] to celebrate Flora Duffy‘s historic gold medal win at the Olympics, with  the guests including Olympian Katura Horton Perinchief, Olympian Brian Wellman, the BNAA’s Donna Raynor, Director of Youth and Sport Norbert Simons, Patty Petty from the Bermuda Triathlon Association and... Read more of this article


Photo Set II: Flora Duffy Wins Gold At Olympics

Photo Set II: Flora Duffy Wins Gold At Olympics

The island wakes up this morning with a new distinction — being the smallest nation in the world to ever win a Gold Medal at the Summer Olympics — thanks to a first class showing from Flora Duffy who recorded a massive win at the Tokyo Olympics, finishing more than one minute ahead of the silver medalist to claim the historic victory. With... Read more of this article

Video: July 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Island erupts in celebration as Flora Duffy wins Bermuda’s first ever Gold Medal at the Olympics making island the smallest nation in the world to win a Gold Medal at the Summer Olympics, Kiwana Spencer appointed as Duchess Manager, two 19-year-old males injured in shooting, Bermuda Gold Cup sailing event will not be held in 2021, Cup Match to... Read more of this article

Updates: Flora Duffy Wins Gold At The Olympics!

Updates: Flora Duffy Wins Gold At The Olympics!

[Updating] Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has recorded a historic and commanding win to claim Bermuda’s first ever gold Olympic medal. She raced to victory in a time of 1:55:36, which was more than one minute ahead of the silver medalist, with Ms Duffy making a dominant showing to win the Gold. With multiple world titles and now an Olympic gold medal,... Read more of this article

Photos: Flora Duffy Wins Gold Medal At Olympics

Photos: Flora Duffy Wins Gold Medal At Olympics

Flora Duffy claimed a historic win today, racing to victory to win Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal, and she did it in style, finishing more than one minute ahead of the silver medalist, With multiple world championship titles and now an Olympic Gold Medal, she has cemented herself as one of the best triathletes of all time. Her win currently... Read more of this article

Video: Policing Plan For Upcoming Cup Match

Video: Policing Plan For Upcoming Cup Match

The Bermuda Police Service held a press conference today [July 26] at the St. George’s Cricket Club, discussing their policing plans for the upcoming Cup Match holiday. Police Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said, “The Bermuda Police Service is excited to be once again working with our community and partner agencies to ensure a safe and peaceful... Read more of this article

Tuesday Trash Collection Likely To Be Delayed

Tuesday Trash Collection Likely To Be Delayed

There are “ongoing delays in garbage collection due to industrial action,” the Government has advised, adding that “as a result, Tuesday collection will likely be delayed.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises the public of ongoing delays in garbage collection due to industrial action by Collections... Read more of this article

BPS: Two 19-Year-Old Males Injured In Shooting

BPS: Two 19-Year-Old Males Injured In Shooting

Two 19-year-old males from Devonshire “sustained non-life threatening injuries” in the shooting last night on Court Street, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police can confirm two 19-year-old males from Devonshire, sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of a shooting which occurred around 11.20 pm... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Meeting About West End School

Photos & Video: Meeting About West End School

The Committee to Save West End Primary School held a community town hall meeting yesterday [July 25] at the Somerset Cricket Club to “determine the next steps needed to preserve the historic Sandys educational institution.” This follows after the Government announced on Thursday [July 22] that eight school sites will be “discontinued... Read more of this article

Kiwana Spencer Appointed As Duchess Manager

Kiwana Spencer Appointed As Duchess Manager

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club announced the appointment of Kiwana Spencer to a senior role on the Food & Beverage team. A spokesperson said, ““Kiwana Spencer has been appointed as the Outlet Manager of the Duchess Café & Gelateria, leading the team at one of the island’s newest and most stylish café’ and gelateria. In this role,... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: July 27 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 27 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference, 15 New Cases

Video: Govt Press Conference, 15 New Cases

[Updating] The Government is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 27] and the Government said topics to be covered include “Cup Match, public safety over the holiday and the weekend Covid update.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.Update 4.21pm: The Government said there were... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Douglas Hosts Duffy Celebration

Video: Dr Douglas Hosts Duffy Celebration

Dr Ty Douglas is hosting a special broadcast today [July 27] to celebrate Flora Duffy‘s historic gold medal win at the Olympics, with  the guests including Olympian Katura Horton Perinchief, Olympian Brian Wellman, the BNAA’s Donna Raynor, Director of Youth and Sport Norbert Simons, Patty Petty from the Bermuda Triathlon Association and... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Nahki Wells Scores Twice In Bristol City Victory

Nahki Wells Scores Twice In Bristol City Victory

Bermuda’s Nahki Wells scored twice for Bristol City as they played to a 4-0 victory over Exeter City. The club’s match report said, “A superb strike from Ádám Nagy helped City to a 4-0 win over Exeter City. Nahki Wells and Tyreeq Bakinson showed calmness from 12 yards as their first-half penalties put City in control. “City’s dominance... Read more of this article

Officials Congratulate Triathlete Flora Duffy

Officials Congratulate Triathlete Flora Duffy

The Governor, Premier David Burt, Minister Dr Ernest Peets, Deputy Premier Walter Roban, Opposition Leader Cole Simons, and the Mayor of Hamilton congratulated Flora Duffy after she won Bermuda’s first ever gold Olympic medal.City of Hamilton A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is thrilled to celebrate Flora Duffy’s Olympic gold medal... Read more of this article

Govt Presents $75,000 To St George’s Club

Govt Presents $75,000 To St George’s Club

The Government recently presented a $75,000 cheque to St George’s Cricket Club to support the 2021 Cup Match Classic, saying they want to assist to “ensure the event is a success.”Speaking at today’s press conference, Acting Premier Walter Roban said, “Last week, the Government of Bermuda presented a cheque to St George’s... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Enstar Announces ADC Agreement With RSA

Enstar Announces ADC Agreement With RSA

Enstar Group Limited announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has signed an agreement with Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Limited to provide adverse development cover for certain UK, Irish and other business of RSA and its subsidiaries, in exchange for premium. “RSA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toronto-based property & casualty... Read more of this article

BSX Closed For Cup Match Public Holidays

BSX Closed For Cup Match Public Holidays

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] will be closed on Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30 due to the Cup Match holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange advises that the BSX will be closed on Thursday, 29th and Friday, 30th July 2021, for the Emancipation Day and Mary Prince Day [collectively known as Cup Match] public holidays... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 27 2021

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 27 2021

July 27 saw 3,100 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $72,075.00 BD. 3,100 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing up 1.1% at $23.25 per share. The BSX finished at 2,513.89, up 0.09% on the day. There was 1 advance, 0 declines, and 60 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Masterworks: “Dive In: The Art Of The Wreck”

Masterworks: “Dive In: The Art Of The Wreck”

Masterworks Museum is getting set to highlight late diver, explorer, and artist Teddy Tucker in ‘Dive In: The Art of the Wreck’ from August 6 to August 31. A spokesperson said, “For the month of August, the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks Museum will be dedicated to highlighting late diver, explorer, and artist Teddy Tucker in ‘Dive... Read more of this article

Welsh Media Highlights Bermudian Krystal Lowe

Welsh Media Highlights Bermudian Krystal Lowe

Bermudian Krystal Lowe was recently highlighted by Welsh media as she spoke about diversity in the arts, with Ms. Lowe saying that she is pleased that “more people want to do better in disability arts.” The National Wales story said, “Diversity is about more for everyone – it’s not a service for those who have been marginalised. “So... Read more of this article

Kiwana Spencer Appointed As Duchess Manager

Kiwana Spencer Appointed As Duchess Manager

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club announced the appointment of Kiwana Spencer to a senior role on the Food & Beverage team. A spokesperson said, ““Kiwana Spencer has been appointed as the Outlet Manager of the Duchess Café & Gelateria, leading the team at one of the island’s newest and most stylish café’ and gelateria. In this role,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BIOS: Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool

BIOS: Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool

This summer, there is a new addition to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS]: a 20-foot [6 meter] x 4-foot [1.2 meter] above-ground pool, dubbed the Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool. The pool is serving as a testing facility this summer for underwater robots, also known as remotely operated vehicles [or ROVs], as part of BIOS’s Mid-Atlantic... Read more of this article

Trees Falling Is Leading Cause Of Outages

Trees Falling Is Leading Cause Of Outages

BELCO issued an advisory on tree trimming, reminding everyone that we are now in hurricane season and noting that “trees falling on power lines is the leading cause of power outages in Bermuda, especially during hurricanes.” “BELCO hires local landscaping companies to ensure trees are cut back near main line circuits along main roads... Read more of this article

Public Urged To Take Part In Solar Energy Survey

Public Urged To Take Part In Solar Energy Survey

The Department of Energy is inviting the public to complete online survey about solar energy. The Government posted the graphic below online, saying, “The Department of Energy invites you to complete a short 5 – 10 minute online survey. As we work to find ways to increase the public’s access to energy independence, your survey responses will... Read more of this article

CRIME

BPS: Two 19-Year-Old Males Injured In Shooting

BPS: Two 19-Year-Old Males Injured In Shooting

Two 19-year-old males from Devonshire “sustained non-life threatening injuries” in the shooting last night on Court Street, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police can confirm two 19-year-old males from Devonshire, sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of a shooting which occurred around 11.20 pm... Read more of this article

Two Men Shot In Court Street Area

Two Men Shot In Court Street Area

Two men were shot last night in the Court Street area, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:20 last night, Sunday 25th July, Police responded to reports of several gunshots fired in the Court Street area Pembroke. “Upon arrival officers were informed that two men had been shot near the Spinning Wheel night club.... Read more of this article

BPS Looking Into Harassment Complaint

BPS Looking Into Harassment Complaint

The police said they are “aware of concerns being expressed on social media, about individuals allegedly being harassed by older males at Horseshoe Bay Beach” and are looking into the matter, A police spokesperson said, “We urge anyone who may have been approached or, who may have information on such incidents to please contact 211... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Registration Open For Bermuda Tech Summit

Registration Open For Bermuda Tech Summit

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] announced that registration is open for the third annual Bermuda Virtual Tech Summit 2021, which takes place from October 13-15. A spokesperson said, “Centred on the theme: ‘Transforming the Digital Landscape,’ the free, virtual summit will bring together the world’s leading technology thought leaders to reimagine the... Read more of this article

Cup Match To Be Broadcast On TV, Radio, Online

Cup Match To Be Broadcast On TV, Radio, Online

The 2021 Cup Match Classic — which will take place this Thursday and Friday  — will be broadcast on television, radio and streamed online, it was announced today. A spokesperson said, “St. Georges Cricket Club is pleased to announce that as part of HSBC’s lead sponsorship and the support of One Communications and various other supporters, The 2021... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Flora Duffy Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Flora Duffy will be competing in the Olympics on Monday [July 26], and the Bermudian triathlete is widely considered to be a medal contender at these Games. Ms Duffy — who has won multiple world championships — will race at 6.30pm [Bermuda time] on Monday and if you want to get into the spirit and showcase your support, a selection of Facebook cover graphics... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters extinguished a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s yesterday [July 27]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A 3:03pm on July 27, the BFRS dispatch received a report of a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s. “BFRS responded with two appliances from the Clearwater and Hamilton stations with a total of eight firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Collision/Stabbing Incident

Police Investigating Collision/Stabbing Incident

Police are investigating an incident which reportedly started with a collision in the west end, and also resulted in a 56-year-old being stabbed. A police spokesperson said, “At 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, 22 July 2021, Police attended the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in response to a report of unlawful wounding. “Officers spoke with the... Read more of this article

Downed Poles On Middle Road, Traffic Delays

Downed Poles On Middle Road, Traffic Delays

[Updated with photos] BELCO crews are on scene working to repair damaged utility poles on Middle Road, Paget near Bostock Hill after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables” and ”two poles sustained damages with one falling into a residential property.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light... Read more of this article




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