Conyers Legal Education Awards Recipients

Conyers Legal Education Awards Recipients

Conyers announced the recipients of their 2022 Legal Awards, with Sierra Brangman, Angelica Wales, Nazari Woods, Chrysda Smith, and Taylor Crichlow all receiving educational awards. A spokesperson said, “Conyers is pleased to announce the recipients of the Legal Education Awards for 2022. This year, the firm supported five Bermudian law students with... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 24 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 Minute Video: May 23... Read more of this article

Government Meets With Union Representatives

Government Meets With Union Representatives

Premier David Burt and the Minister of Economy & Labour Jason Hayward recently met with the President of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] Chris Furbert, General Secretary Helena “Molly” Burgess and First Vice President Eugene Ball. Speaking about the meeting, which was held on Friday, May 13th, a Government spokesperson said, “The meeting... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Minister Dr Ernest Peets

Video: BNV With Minister Dr Ernest Peets

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets will be joining Bernews at 6.00pm this evening [May 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with Minister Peets set to discuss the upcoming Bermuda Day celebrations. This year will mark the full return of the Bermuda Day parade, which has not taken place for two years due... Read more of this article

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Communications announced today [May 24] that they have “expanded their Unlimited Data Carry-On Roaming destinations to include Canada, the United Kingdom, and 15 island nations in the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, “This is in addition to Unlimited Data Roaming in the United States, which was launched in November 2021, and continues... Read more of this article

Bull’s Head Car Park Information Campaign

Bull’s Head Car Park Information Campaign

The City of Hamilton will be launching an “awareness campaign in the coming weeks to inform the public about the benefits of acquiring monthly or annual parking passes for the Bull’s Head Car Park,” saying that “parking at Bull’s Head is the most economical way to park all day in the City.” City CEO Dwayne Caines said, “We... Read more of this article

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

Bermuda Investor Community Limited announced the launch of “Bermuda’s first fully digital platform bringing qualified individual investors and entrepreneurs together.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Investor Community is a sister company of Ignite, the island’s first privately funded entrepreneurial accelerator. The launch of the Community’s... Read more of this article


LCCA Donates $200,000 To Rest Homes

LCCA Donates $200,000 To Rest Homes

In celebration of its 90th anniversary, the Lady Cubitt Compassionate Association [LCCA] has donated $50,000 each to four rest homes on the island. A spokesperson said, “The Packwood Home, Matilda Smith-Williams Seniors Residence, Westmeath Residential & Nursing Care Home, and Lorraine Rest Home received $50,000 each, with the funds to be used... Read more of this article

No Charge For First Week Of Summer Camp

No Charge For First Week Of Summer Camp

Public schools will close early for the summer break and the Department of Youth and Sport will commence summer camps a week early and “to help parents and guardians manage this adjustment to the school year there is no charge for this first week of summer camp,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said. Statement In House Speaking in the... Read more of this article

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Local artist Meredith Andrews has donated $30,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] through proceeds from her recent art exhibition highlighting the impacts of modern living on ocean pollution. A spokesperson said, “In 2021, Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] were looking to collaborate... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After ‘Assault With Bladed Weapon’

Man Arrested After ‘Assault With Bladed Weapon’

[Updated] One man is in custody after another man was “assaulted with a bladed weapon” last night in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:21pm on Monday 23rd May 2022, police responded to a report of an assault in the Cedar Park, Devonshire area. “On arrival it was ascertained that two men had been involved in an... Read more of this article

BELCO Advisory On Upcoming Trenching Works

BELCO Advisory On Upcoming Trenching Works

BELCO advised that the “Palmetto Road [Devonshire] to Store Hill [Smiths] trench will commence on Palmetto Road on Monday, May 30th and it is expected that the trench will reach its conclusion at Store Hill by the end of October 2022.” A spokesperson said, “The Palmetto Road to Barker’s Hill Roundabout portion of this trenching... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Bermuda – the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting – this week, and has toured the island from east to west, with many notable people involved.Bernews caught up with the Baton in the west end yesterday, which involved... Read more of this article

Lambe Aims To ‘Keep The Stoppages Going’

Lambe Aims To ‘Keep The Stoppages Going’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Andre Lambe aims to continue his impressive knockout streak when he faces Jamaican Dwayne Lawrence at The Shed in Dockyard on Saturday. Lambe remains undefeated after stopping all four of his opponents and believes another early finish could be on the cards against Lawrence. The only opponent to have survived the opening... Read more of this article

Raleigh Bermuda Continue Operations

Raleigh Bermuda Continue Operations

The Raleigh International Bermuda charity said they continue to “fully operate its existing and planned Programmes despite the announcement by Raleigh International UK to cease its own operations by the end of May 2022.” A spokesperson said, “Raleigh International UK has cited reasons for its closure as the combination of reduced funding... Read more of this article

Video: May 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

BPS confirm death of 52-year-old Robert Hudson, police investigating two burglaries in Hamilton, events to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, tour of the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton, BNV with Minister Dr Ernest Peets tonight, Nahki Wells visits Youth Futsal League players, Raleigh Bermuda continues operations, people attend porch restoration... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: May 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 24 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 Minute Video: May 23... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Minister Dr Ernest Peets

Video: BNV With Minister Dr Ernest Peets

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets will be joining Bernews at 6.00pm this evening [May 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with Minister Peets set to discuss the upcoming Bermuda Day celebrations. This year will mark the full return of the Bermuda Day parade, which has not taken place for two years due... Read more of this article

Video: May 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

BPS confirm death of 52-year-old Robert Hudson, police investigating two burglaries in Hamilton, events to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, tour of the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton, BNV with Minister Dr Ernest Peets tonight, Nahki Wells visits Youth Futsal League players, Raleigh Bermuda continues operations, people attend porch restoration... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Cricket: BCB Weekend Top Performers Stats

Cricket: BCB Weekend Top Performers Stats

With the 2022 Bermuda Cricket Board 50 Overs League season underway, take a look at the weekend’s top performers, both locally and abroad. On the first weekend of the season, three players scored centuries: Ajuan Lambe from the St. David’s Cricket Club was the weekend’s top scorer with a knock of 126, JJ Nel from Flatt Victoria scored the second... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Bermuda – the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting – this week, and has toured the island from east to west, with many notable people involved.Bernews caught up with the Baton in the west end yesterday, which involved... Read more of this article

Lambe Aims To ‘Keep The Stoppages Going’

Lambe Aims To ‘Keep The Stoppages Going’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Andre Lambe aims to continue his impressive knockout streak when he faces Jamaican Dwayne Lawrence at The Shed in Dockyard on Saturday. Lambe remains undefeated after stopping all four of his opponents and believes another early finish could be on the cards against Lawrence. The only opponent to have survived the opening... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Conyers Legal Education Awards Recipients

Conyers Legal Education Awards Recipients

Conyers announced the recipients of their 2022 Legal Awards, with Sierra Brangman, Angelica Wales, Nazari Woods, Chrysda Smith, and Taylor Crichlow all receiving educational awards. A spokesperson said, “Conyers is pleased to announce the recipients of the Legal Education Awards for 2022. This year, the firm supported five Bermudian law students with... Read more of this article

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Communications announced today [May 24] that they have “expanded their Unlimited Data Carry-On Roaming destinations to include Canada, the United Kingdom, and 15 island nations in the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, “This is in addition to Unlimited Data Roaming in the United States, which was launched in November 2021, and continues... Read more of this article

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

Bermuda Investor Community Limited announced the launch of “Bermuda’s first fully digital platform bringing qualified individual investors and entrepreneurs together.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Investor Community is a sister company of Ignite, the island’s first privately funded entrepreneurial accelerator. The launch of the Community’s... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Music Review: Lady Tyson & Wayne Davis

Music Review: Lady Tyson & Wayne Davis

[Written by Dale Butler] I am not surprised that the Friday, May 20th performance of Bermuda’s own Lady Tyson, who now resides in the UK, and Wayne “Off the Radar” Davis was sold out at the Anchor Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, known for its Bermudian service and excellent food. Friday night is the time to enjoy a night out in the west end and... Read more of this article

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Local artist Meredith Andrews has donated $30,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] through proceeds from her recent art exhibition highlighting the impacts of modern living on ocean pollution. A spokesperson said, “In 2021, Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] were looking to collaborate... Read more of this article

Music Review: Creatives Live Event At City Hall

Music Review: Creatives Live Event At City Hall

[Written by Dale Butler] The three top local vocalists slated to render outstanding performances before lunchtime patrons at the well-established “Creatives Live!” event on the steps of the historic City Hall were Toni Robinson, Sheila Smith and Samantha Smith. However, when it was announced that Sheila would not be available, the audience took... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Local artist Meredith Andrews has donated $30,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] through proceeds from her recent art exhibition highlighting the impacts of modern living on ocean pollution. A spokesperson said, “In 2021, Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] were looking to collaborate... Read more of this article

Cahow Fledging Season Begins On Nonsuch

Cahow Fledging Season Begins On Nonsuch

Cahow fledging season is beginning on Nonsuch Island, with a “record number of birds for the Cahow Recovery Project.” Jeremy Madeiros, principal conservationist for the Cahow recovery project, said, “From only 18 breeding pairs, making up the entire population of the Cahow when the program began in the early 1960s, the Cahow population... Read more of this article

Endangered Species Skinks & Cahows Interact

Endangered Species Skinks & Cahows Interact

As the world marks ‘Endangered Species Day,’ Nonsuch Expeditions is highlighting two of Bermuda’s IUCN Red Listed species — the cahow and skink — noting that the two critically endangered species are interacting on Nonsuch Island where they can “thrive without the threat of introduced predators.” Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

CRIME

Man Arrested After ‘Assault With Bladed Weapon’

Man Arrested After ‘Assault With Bladed Weapon’

[Updated] One man is in custody after another man was “assaulted with a bladed weapon” last night in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:21pm on Monday 23rd May 2022, police responded to a report of an assault in the Cedar Park, Devonshire area. “On arrival it was ascertained that two men had been involved in an... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Two Burglaries In Hamilton

Police Investigating Two Burglaries In Hamilton

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] confirmed they are “currently conducting inquiries into two reported burglaries at City of Hamilton businesses.” A police spokesperson said, “P-Tech on Reid Street, near the junction with Queen Street, was burglarised around 1:40am Monday, 23rd May 2022. It appears that two men gained entry into the store. “Both... Read more of this article

Proceedings Shall Be Tried Before Another Judge

Proceedings Shall Be Tried Before Another Judge

Supreme Court Justice Shade Subair Williams has recused herself from the court proceedings related to former Premier Dr. Ewart Brown, with the ruling — which was the second application – saying, “I grant the application for my recusal and direct that these proceedings shall be tried before another judge.” The ruling [PDF] said,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Communications announced today [May 24] that they have “expanded their Unlimited Data Carry-On Roaming destinations to include Canada, the United Kingdom, and 15 island nations in the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, “This is in addition to Unlimited Data Roaming in the United States, which was launched in November 2021, and continues the Company’s... Read more of this article

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

Bermuda Investor Community Limited announced the launch of “Bermuda’s first fully digital platform bringing qualified individual investors and entrepreneurs together.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Investor Community is a sister company of Ignite, the island’s first privately funded entrepreneurial accelerator. The launch of the Community’s online... Read more of this article

Canadian Visa Biometric Collection In June

Canadian Visa Biometric Collection In June

There is an upcoming biometric collection session for Bermudians seeking Canadian Visas, set for June 6th and 7th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Economy and Labour is pleased to advise that there is an upcoming biometric collection session for Bermudians seeking Canadian Visas. The public will recall that due to the impact of COVID-19, the Canadian... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BPS Confirm Death Of 52-Yr-Old Robert Hudson

BPS Confirm Death Of 52-Yr-Old Robert Hudson

The police have confirmed the death of 52-year-old Robert Hudson, who died following a collision in St George’s on Sunday, marking the sixth road fatality of the year. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 52-year-old Robert Hudson, Bermuda’s sixth road fatality for 2022, and extends sincere... Read more of this article

Serious Motorcycle Collision In St George’s

Serious Motorcycle Collision In St George’s

A motorcycle rider was transported to hospital with what were described as ‘life threatening injuries’ after a crash in St. George’s today [May 22]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:45pm, Sunday 22nd May, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a serious collision along Cut Road near the junction with... Read more of this article

BHCS Donates $1,000 To Mascarinas Family

BHCS Donates $1,000 To Mascarinas Family

Bermuda HealthCare Services donated $1,000 to the family of Oscar and Jove Mascarinas, who sadly died as a result of a explosion earlier this month in Southampton. Executive Chairman of BHCS Dr. Ewart Brown said, “When we heard about the tragic accident that claimed the lives of Oscar and Jove Mascarinas, we wanted to assist the family in the aftermath... Read more of this article




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