Police Firearms Training In Prospect Today

Police Firearms Training In Prospect Today

The Bermuda Police Service advised they will be conducting firearms training at their Prospect Headquarters today [Feb 27] and “there will be the discharging of blank ammunition resulting in the sound of gunshots.” A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised that firearms training will take place at the Prospect Headquarters of... Read more of this article

Dr Brock Happy To Inspire Next Generation

Dr Brock Happy To Inspire Next Generation

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Malcolm Brock has stressed the importance of persistence in the face of adversity after being recognised by the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club as part of their Black History Month celebrations. A professor of surgery and oncology at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, Dr Brock was honoured alongside... Read more of this article

Video: Ministers Darrell & Furbert On Budget

Video: Ministers Darrell & Furbert On Budget

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell and Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinèe Furbert held a joint post-Budget press conference today. Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert said, “Good Day Bermuda, Today I will share with you the key initiatives that will be supported by the 2024/25... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Caricom Meeting In Guyana

Premier Attends Caricom Meeting In Guyana

Premier David Burt is currently attending the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Caricom Heads of Government in Georgetown, Guyana. A Government spokesperson said, “The conference, taking place from Feb. 25 – 28, is being hosted under the Chairmanship of His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Co-operative Republic... Read more of this article

BCHC: Bermuda National Cancer Control Plan

BCHC: Bermuda National Cancer Control Plan

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre [BCHC] announced the publication of Bermuda’s inaugural National Cancer Control Plan [NCCP] for 2024-2030. “This pivotal strategy is a significant advancement in Bermuda’s healthcare landscape. It highlights the substantial challenge of cancer, which accounts for roughly one-third of all deaths annually... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Feb 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Feb 26 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Feb 23... Read more of this article

Convex End-to-End Announce 2024 Charities

Convex End-to-End Announce 2024 Charities

Organizers of the annual Convex End-to-End revealed the selected charities to benefit from this year’s event are WindReach, Transitional Community Services, Raleigh International, Coalition for the Protection of Children and Action on Alzheimer’s and Dementia, with  additional donations to be made to the Horticultural Skills Programme, St.... Read more of this article


Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

There was a “disturbance at Warwick Pharmacy carpark” in which “approximately six males were involved and two of them had brandished knives” and this “incident is believed to be linked” with the shooting which occurred later that day in Southampton, the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:55... Read more of this article

BCCL February Freeze Raises $6,300

BCCL February Freeze Raises $6,300

Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning [BCCL] February Freeze was held at Admiralty Park Beach, and raised $6,300 for the BCCL Foundation’s tuition bursary fund. A spokesperson said, “Students, families and community heroes gathered this past Friday at Admiralty Park Beach for an event that combined bravery with charity. BCCL’s Fourth Annual... Read more of this article

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carlton C. Crockwell Sr, the chairman and chief executive of Security Associates Limited, said he was delighted to have secured a five-year sponsorship partnership with the Skyport Magic Mile. Security Associates, a security management company formed in 2010, will sponsor the SA Kids Village at the Flora Duffy Stadium... Read more of this article

Shawnae Brangman Earns PSEA  Award

Shawnae Brangman Earns PSEA Award

Shawnae Brangman, a social worker in the Department of Child and Family Services, earned the Public Service Excellence Award [PSEA] for January. A Government spokesperson said, “Last week [Feb. 23], Premier David Burt and the recognised the January Performance Champion, Shawnae Brangman as the recipient of the Government of Bermuda’s Public... Read more of this article

West End Warriors Call For ‘Immediate Action’

West End Warriors Call For ‘Immediate Action’

[Updated] The West End Warriors are “calling for immediate action from the Ministry of Education,” highlighting what they called a “series of delays and unfulfilled commitments regarding the future of West End Primary School, a cornerstone of the Sandys Parish community with a legacy dating back to 1869.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes are being made to this year’s Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with the finish line moving to Court Street, a requirement that participants be Bermudian or a Bermuda resident for at least 6 months, and the addition of the inaugural Senior Classic 2-Mile Run for persons 65 years or older. A spokesperson said, “Celebrating 115 years... Read more of this article

Kennette Burgess Named 40 Under 40 Honouree

Kennette Burgess Named 40 Under 40 Honouree

The Triad Business Journal hosted its 40 Under 40 Award ceremony, with the honourees including Bermudian Kennette J. Burgess. A spokesperson said, “Thursday, February 22, 2024 at High Point University, the Triad Business Journal hosted their annual 40 Under 40 Award ceremony to honour 40 leaders in business and community in the Triad North Carolina... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] hosted a free Community Day this weekend, offering a range of fun activities. NMB previously said, “Sponsored by Butterfield, the Community Day is part of Free for February which gives all residents free admission to the Museum during the entire month of February, also sponsored by Butterfield.” NMB Executive... Read more of this article

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Bermudian biomedical engineering senior Kameron Young will be an interviewer for Queen Mary University of London’s [QMUL] ‘Breakthroughs in AI’ webinar series. A spokesperson said, “A Bermudian biomedical engineering senior at Queen Mary University of London, Kameron Young, will be featured as an interviewer for three of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Soldiers Complete RBR Recruit Camp

Photos: Soldiers Complete RBR Recruit Camp

Seventeen soldiers completed foundational training at the recent two-week Royal Bermuda Regiment recruit camp. A spokesperson said, “Rookie soldiers experienced physical and mental growth during the latest two-week Royal Bermuda Regiment recruit camp, which ended on Friday. “Two women and 15 men completed the foundational training that introduced... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw a gunshot fired in Southampton, PALS host their Annual Walk, Bermuda’s U20 football team and national cricket team both claim victories against international opponents overseas, the National Museum of Bermuda host a Community Day and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click... Read more of this article

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred in Southampton today [Feb 25] with detectives “looking for two suspects who rode away from the scene on a dark coloured motorcycle which did not have license plates.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Midshipman Dale Service

Photos & Video: Midshipman Dale Service

The annual Commemorative Service of the death of Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale [1795 - 1815] was held yesterday [Feb 24] at St Peter’s Church. The event programme noted, “Midshipman Dale is considered to be among the last victims of the War of 1812 and was tragically wounded during an exchange of fire on January 15th 1815, after the... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Ministers Darrell & Furbert On Budget

Video: Ministers Darrell & Furbert On Budget

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell and Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinèe Furbert held a joint post-Budget press conference today. Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert said, “Good Day Bermuda, Today I will share with you the key initiatives that will be supported by the 2024/25... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Feb 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Feb 26 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Feb 23... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] hosted a free Community Day this weekend, offering a range of fun activities. NMB previously said, “Sponsored by Butterfield, the Community Day is part of Free for February which gives all residents free admission to the Museum during the entire month of February, also sponsored by Butterfield.” NMB Executive... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Ball Hockey Double Header: Appleby & ACT Win

Ball Hockey Double Header: Appleby & ACT Win

In the latest round of Bermuda ball hockey action at the PCC Hockey Rink, a total of 14 goals were scored in a doubleheader. Spine and Sport 2 Appleby 4 In the opener, Appleby defeated Spine and Sport 4 – 2. Appleby took the lead in the first period with a goal off the stick of James Amaral. Shannon Gosse doubled the Appleby lead in the second period,... Read more of this article

Football: Bermuda Under-20 Lose To Martinique

Football: Bermuda Under-20 Lose To Martinique

The Bermuda Under-20 national team have lost 2-1 to ten-man Martinique at the SKNFA Technical Centre in Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, today [February 26]. Bermuda, who beat Grenada 2-1 in their group F opener on Saturday, fell behind in the 33rd minute when Hervinsonn Gervais opened the scoring. Awon Guillaume doubled Martinique’s advantage in the... Read more of this article

Lightbourne Pays Tribute To Chris Nicholl

Lightbourne Pays Tribute To Chris Nicholl

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kyle Lightbourne has paid tribute to his former Walsall manager, Chris Nicholl, who passed away aged 77 on Saturday [February 24]. It was under Nicholl that Lightbourne enjoyed the best years of his playing career, describing the former Northern Ireland international as an “outstanding manager” who helped “put me on... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Butterfield & Mastercard Help Raise $150K

Butterfield & Mastercard Help Raise $150K

The continued partnership between Mastercard and Butterfield during the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship “played a key role in helping to boost charitable donations by $150,000,” the organisers said. A spokesperson said, “During the 2023 tournament, Mastercard pledged to match the amount of each purchase made by Butterfield Mastercard... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 26 2024

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 26 2024

February 26 saw 6,000 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $71,220.00 BD. 4,000 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing even at $6.30 per share, while the other 2,000 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing at an even $23.01 per share. The BSX finished at 2,213.87, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines,... Read more of this article

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carlton C. Crockwell Sr, the chairman and chief executive of Security Associates Limited, said he was delighted to have secured a five-year sponsorship partnership with the Skyport Magic Mile. Security Associates, a security management company formed in 2010, will sponsor the SA Kids Village at the Flora Duffy Stadium... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Crime Stoppers Weekend Film Experience

Crime Stoppers Weekend Film Experience

Crime Stoppers Bermuda will hold their 7th Annual Weekend Film Experience from February 29 to March 2, 2024. A spokesperson said, “Crime Stoppers Bermuda is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual Weekend Film Experience, its premiere fundraising event, to be held from February 29 to March 2, 2024, at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute... Read more of this article

BSoA Announce Exhibition Lineup On March 1

BSoA Announce Exhibition Lineup On March 1

The Bermuda Society of Art [BSOA] has announced an exhibition lineup on March 1, featuring the “To Spring with Love” Exhibition at Onions Gallery, “The Descendants” showcasing the Kemble family’s artistic legacy at Studio A & B, and “20 Years of Graphic Design” commemorating SJDWorld’s anniversary at Edinburgh... Read more of this article

Party People To Host Virtual Costume Launch

Party People To Host Virtual Costume Launch

Party People Mas will be hosting a virtual costume launch on February 25th on Instagram. A spokesperson said, “As the anticipation for Carnival in Bermuda builds, Party People Mas is excited to announce its innovative approach to this year’s festivities with the 2024 Virtual Costume Launch – Afro Future. Scheduled for 12pm on Sunday,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

The draft plan of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme will soon be released to the public for comment, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 23] the Minister said, “I rise today to update this Honourable House on the work being undertaken on the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme. “Initiated... Read more of this article

‘Abandoned Vehicles Found On Parklands’

‘Abandoned Vehicles Found On Parklands’

The Department of Parks urges the owners of “abandoned vehicles found on Parklands to come forward and claim their impounded property.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks, in accordance with the Bermuda National Parks Regulations 1988, announces a public notice urging the owners of abandoned vehicles found on... Read more of this article

Paget Marsh Boardwalk Reopens To Public

Paget Marsh Boardwalk Reopens To Public

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] announced that the boardwalk at Paget Marsh Nature Reserve “has now been restored and is once again open to the public.” A spokesperson said, “The 25-year-old boardwalk that extends 335 feet into the heart of the marsh had been closed for four years as it had fallen in disrepair. Wooden stringers, which... Read more of this article

CRIME

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

There was a “disturbance at Warwick Pharmacy carpark” in which “approximately six males were involved and two of them had brandished knives” and this “incident is believed to be linked” with the shooting which occurred later that day in Southampton, the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:55... Read more of this article

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred in Southampton today [Feb 25] with detectives “looking for two suspects who rode away from the scene on a dark coloured motorcycle which did not have license plates.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Kyari Flood

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Kyari Flood

The police have renewed their appeal for anyone with any information about the murder of Kyari Flood – who was fatally shot in February 2023 — to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:00pm, Monday, February 13, 2023, police received a call from a member of the public who found the lifeless body of a male in a secluded... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Bermudian biomedical engineering senior Kameron Young will be an interviewer for Queen Mary University of London’s [QMUL] ‘Breakthroughs in AI’ webinar series. A spokesperson said, “A Bermudian biomedical engineering senior at Queen Mary University of London, Kameron Young, will be featured as an interviewer for three of the six sessions of the... Read more of this article

Column: Preparing Staff For Bermuda’s PIPA

Column: Preparing Staff For Bermuda’s PIPA

[Written by the TLC Group] As Bermuda gears up for the full enforcement of the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 [PIPA] on January 1, 2025, organizations across the island are facing the critical task of ensuring their staff are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to comply with this landmark legislation. But creating and implementing an effective training... Read more of this article

Neville Ray Joins Paradise Mobile As Advisor

Neville Ray Joins Paradise Mobile As Advisor

Paradise Mobile announced that Neville Ray had joined the firm as an advisor. A spokesperson said, “Former T-Mobile President of Technology, Neville Ray, who spurred the telecom behemoth towards significant growth and innovation, is bringing his vast experience to Paradise Mobile as an advisor. “Paradise Mobile today announces that Neville Ray will be lending... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Employer’s Annual Report Of Accidents Form

Employer’s Annual Report Of Accidents Form

The Occupational Safety and Health Office is “reminding all employers that the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 2009 require every employer to submit an annual report of the number of accidents, dangerous occurrences and injuries that occurred at the workplace during the calendar year, January to December.” A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On St David’s Road

Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On St David’s Road

A 22-year-old female motorcyclist was injured in a collision on St. David’s Road this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:30am on Wednesday 21st of February 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle collision on St. David’s Road, St. George’s. “Initial information suggests that... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Pedestrian & Car Collision

Police Investigating Pedestrian & Car Collision

Police are investigating a collision that occurred last night in Devonshire, in which a car was traveling west along Middle Road “when a young man ran across the street, resulting in a collision” and he then “got up and attempted to leave the scene, narrowly avoiding being struck by another vehicle.” A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article


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