Since 2023, 18 Cases Of Seniors Being Scammed

Since 2023, 18 Cases Of Seniors Being Scammed

The police confirmed that since January 2023, they have investigated 18 cases involving seniors being duped out of approximately $1.5 million dollars by online fraudsters. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], wishes to remind the public of the need to help protect our senior citizens against falling victim to scams in... Read more of this article

iEPC Promotes Ricardo Graham-Ward

iEPC Promotes Ricardo Graham-Ward

Engineering company iEPC Limited today [June 20] congratulated Ricardo Graham-Ward on being promoted to Senior Engineer -Team Leader. A spokesperson said, “Ricardo is a civil/structural engineer and registered as a Chartered Engineer in the UK and Professional Engineer in Bermuda. He is also a certified Project Management Professional [PMP] and NACE... Read more of this article

Household Income And Expenditure Survey

Household Income And Expenditure Survey

The Department of Statistics issued a reminder to the public about the ongoing 2024 Household Income and Expenditure Survey [HIES] data collection, which commenced on January 2, 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “Historically conducted approximately every ten years, the HIES is an island-wide survey of 1,500 randomly selected private households.... Read more of this article

OBA Senator Dwayne Robinson On Tourism

OBA Senator Dwayne Robinson On Tourism

“Tourism needs rebuilding and we are forcing our flagship entity to operate with less and less year over year, yet expecting an increase in results,” Opposition Senator Dwayne Robinson said. Senator Robinson said, “Is this PLP Government committed to the growth of the Hospitality and Tourism sector of our economy. So far, their track record has... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 20 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 20 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: June... Read more of this article

IoD Appoints Cardwell As Executive Director

IoD Appoints Cardwell As Executive Director

The Executive Committee of the Institute of Directors Limited [IoD Bermuda] has appointed Michelle Cardwell as the new Executive Director, a position she will hold until their next AGM. A spokesperson said, “Ms Cardwell has been active with the IoD Bermuda since 2015, serving on the Executive Committee as a Membership Director and as a past Chair.... Read more of this article

Friends Of Sandys To Hold Cup Match Walkabout

Friends Of Sandys To Hold Cup Match Walkabout

Friends of Sandys will hold an Emancipation Cup Match walkabout in Somerset, with guided walks on July 7 and July 13 covering historic sites and stories related to Emancipation and Cup Match. A spokesperson said, “There will be an Emancipation Cup Match walkabout held in Somerset next month, taking people on a route which will include sites which... Read more of this article


Ariel Re Welcomes Four Summer Interns

Ariel Re Welcomes Four Summer Interns

Ariel Re welcomed Gaby Furr, Heston Kessell, Moriah Wheddon, and Matthew Brookes as interns in their Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Ariel Re, a global reinsurance business with offices in Bermuda, London and Hong Kong, has welcomed a new group of summer interns to the Bermuda office. “The four Bermudian students will learn how a... Read more of this article

Video: June 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

BPS urge people not to share voicenotes/images, Bermuda Carnival ‘Wetta’ party, City Hall foyer ceiling work complete, Preston Swan confirmed as BHB’s COO, Carnival ‘Revel De Road’, Southampton Parish Council offer scholarships, Peace Collective to hold March for Palestine, Actuaries of Bermuda celebrates official launch, Denton Hurdle Memorial... Read more of this article

Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards Nominees

Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards Nominees

The 38th annual Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards will take place on Thursday at Warwick Academy starting at 6:30pm, with the event serving to honor some of the Island’s top young athletes. A spokesperson said, “These awards, honoring the late teacher, are used to highlight, recognize and reward the finest primary, middle and senior school... Read more of this article

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

The police said they are “aware of voicenotes and images being circulated via social media pertaining to allegations of serious child related offences” and said the “sharing of this material violates the protection of sensitive information relating to minors.” Detective Chief Inspector Derricka Burns of the Serious Crime Unit stated,... Read more of this article

City Hall Foyer Ceiling Work Complete

City Hall Foyer Ceiling Work Complete

The City of Hamilton confirmed that repairs to the City Hall foyer ceiling have now been completed. A spokesperson said, “The two-month renovation was completed within the allocated budget and included a full ceiling replacement and painting of the foyer area. “Earlier this year, the City engaged structural engineering firm Mason & Associates... Read more of this article

Actuaries Of Bermuda Celebrates Official Launch

Actuaries Of Bermuda Celebrates Official Launch

The Actuaries of Bermuda [AOB] has officially launched, marking a significant milestone for the island’s actuarial community. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, June 11th, over 85 of Bermuda’s actuarial professionals gathered to celebrate the establishment of this vibrant new association. The event successfully raised awareness about AOB, boosting... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 19 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: June... Read more of this article

Southampton Parish Council Offer Scholarships

Southampton Parish Council Offer Scholarships

The Southampton Parish Council will offer scholarships for the Academic Year 2024/2025. A spokesperson said, “Scholarships will be awarded to qualified Applicants who are undertaking tertiary education or pursuing an undergraduate degree; Bermuda College Students are invited to apply. “Applicants must be Bermudian and have resided in Southampton... Read more of this article

ICM Renews Olympic Association Sponsorship

ICM Renews Olympic Association Sponsorship

The Bermuda Olympic Association and ICM Limited celebrated the renewal of their sponsorship, extending their partnership for another four years. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Olympic Association President Peter Dunne and Branwen Smith-King welcomed ICM Limited’s [ICM] continued support at a luncheon at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club today.” “ICM... Read more of this article

Photos: 2024 Bermuda Carnival ‘Wetta’ Party

Photos: 2024 Bermuda Carnival ‘Wetta’ Party

The Wetta Bermuda party took place this weekend, with revelers enjoying themselves over the holiday weekend. You can view all our coverage of National Heroes Day here, and you can view all our coverage of Carnival in Bermuda by clicking here. Related Stories Photos: Carnival In Bermuda J’Ouvert Event Photos: Bermuda... Read more of this article

Peace Collective To Hold March For Palestine

Peace Collective To Hold March For Palestine

The Peace Collective, alongside several organizations, announced a peaceful protest and march in Bermuda on June 22, 2024, in solidarity with Palestine, and have also launched an online petition calling on the Governor to use “diplomatic channels to support international efforts for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.” A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Column: Addressing Environment Issues & More

Column: Addressing Environment Issues & More

[Opinion column written by Malachi Symonds & Noelle Young] As professionals deeply committed to advancing sustainable practices, we are united in our concern for the escalating environmental challenges in Bermuda. Our expertise, although stemming from different fields, converges on a common goal: to foster a culture of sustainability and resilience. Historically,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2024 Carnival ‘Revel De Road’

Photos & Video: 2024 Carnival ‘Revel De Road’

The Carnival in Bermuda ‘Revel de Road’ featured a vibrant parade with colorful costumes, dancing, and more. You can view all our coverage of National Heroes Day here, and you can view all our coverage of Carnival in Bermuda by clicking here. Related... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Delighted Erica Hawley Qualifies

Carey Olsen Delighted Erica Hawley Qualifies

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited has congratulated triathlete Erica Hawley for qualifying for the upcoming 2024 Olympics in Paris. A spokesperson said, “Bermudian triathlete and the first recipient of the Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited inaugural Athletics Sponsorship, Erica Hawley, has qualified to represent Bermuda in the Paris 2024 Olympic... Read more of this article

Preston Swan Confirmed As BHB’s COO

Preston Swan Confirmed As BHB’s COO

Preston Swan has been confirmed as the Chief Operating Officer [COO] of Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] after acting in the role since February 2021. A spokesperson said, “The COO is responsible for the Facilities Management, Pathology, Imaging Services, Pharmacy, Property Management, Security and Hotel Services [Environmental Services, Food Services... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: June 20 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 20 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: June... Read more of this article

Video: June 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

BPS urge people not to share voicenotes/images, Bermuda Carnival ‘Wetta’ party, City Hall foyer ceiling work complete, Preston Swan confirmed as BHB’s COO, Carnival ‘Revel De Road’, Southampton Parish Council offer scholarships, Peace Collective to hold March for Palestine, Actuaries of Bermuda celebrates official launch, Denton Hurdle Memorial... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 19 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: June... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Defeats Jamaica In Davis Cup Action

Bermuda Defeats Jamaica In Davis Cup Action

The Americas Group III of the Davis Cup moved into day four of the tournament in Paraguay, with Bermuda picking up a major win over Jamaica. In the opening match, Daniel Phillips defeated John Chin in three sets. Phillips won the first set 6-.1 and the second set saw Chin win 6-0. It came down to a third set tie-breaker, with Phillips holding his own... Read more of this article

Football: Paget Lions Defeat Hamilton Parish

Football: Paget Lions Defeat Hamilton Parish

The Bermuda Football Association’s under 23 league resumed at the BAA Field, with the Paget Lions defeating Hamilton Parish 5 – 2. Diaje Hart gave the Paget Lions the lead in the third minute and Hart then doubled the lead in the 20th minute. In the 25th minute, Aidan Peets pulled a goal back for Hamilton Parish, but two minutes later the Paget... Read more of this article

Netball: BNA Summer League Results

Netball: BNA Summer League Results

A single Bermuda Netball Association’s co-ed division summer league match took place at Bernard’s Park. The STORM Chasers defeated the Goal Diggers 34 – 17. The STORM Chasers got 17 goals from MVP Amali Powell, Antione Williams added 9 goals, and best attacker Diara Benjamin scored 6 times, the team’s best defender was Quinaceo Hunt. The Goal... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 20 2024

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 20 2024

June 20 saw 130 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $4,329.00 BD. 130 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing up 0.9% at $33.30 per share. The BSX finished at 2,393.43, up 0.68% on the day. There was 1 advance, 0 declines, and 50 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related... Read more of this article

iEPC Promotes Ricardo Graham-Ward

iEPC Promotes Ricardo Graham-Ward

Engineering company iEPC Limited today [June 20] congratulated Ricardo Graham-Ward on being promoted to Senior Engineer -Team Leader. A spokesperson said, “Ricardo is a civil/structural engineer and registered as a Chartered Engineer in the UK and Professional Engineer in Bermuda. He is also a certified Project Management Professional [PMP] and NACE... Read more of this article

IoD Appoints Cardwell As Executive Director

IoD Appoints Cardwell As Executive Director

The Executive Committee of the Institute of Directors Limited [IoD Bermuda] has appointed Michelle Cardwell as the new Executive Director, a position she will hold until their next AGM. A spokesperson said, “Ms Cardwell has been active with the IoD Bermuda since 2015, serving on the Executive Committee as a Membership Director and as a past Chair.... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Motor Fest Introduces New Creativity Awards

Motor Fest Introduces New Creativity Awards

The Scooter Mart Motor Fest introduced the “Madhouse Motors Award” and “People’s Choice Award” to honor creativity and craftsmanship in Bermuda’s bike and auto community. A spokesperson said, “Scooter Mart Motor Fest [presented by Bermuda Charge], the premier showcase for motor culture in Bermuda, is proud to... Read more of this article

Jazzy Treats Free Movie Night At Playground

Jazzy Treats Free Movie Night At Playground

Jazzy Treats is hosting a series of free Movie Night events at Parson’s Road Playground. Scheduled for 6 pm to 10 pm, these gatherings will occur on June 14 and 28, July 12 and 26, and August 9 and 23. Attendees can enjoy an array of amenities including fun castles, various foods, popcorn, snowballs, and more. For specific movie listings, visitors... Read more of this article

TMQ To Host Juneteenth Jazz In The Park Event

TMQ To Host Juneteenth Jazz In The Park Event

The Tino Martinez Quartet [TMQ] will hold a Jazz in the Park event at Barr’s Bay Park on June 23 to honour Juneteenth. A spokesperson said, “Don’t worry if you missed the last Jazz in the Park, because you’re in luck. 2024 Best of Bermuda award winner TMQ is hosting their second jazz event in the park this Sunday, June 23 in... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Column: Addressing Environment Issues & More

Column: Addressing Environment Issues & More

[Opinion column written by Malachi Symonds & Noelle Young] As professionals deeply committed to advancing sustainable practices, we are united in our concern for the escalating environmental challenges in Bermuda. Our expertise, although stemming from different fields, converges on a common goal: to foster a culture of sustainability and resilience. Historically,... Read more of this article

DaRock Footballers Help Clean Up Bermuda

DaRock Footballers Help Clean Up Bermuda

Young footballers from the DaRock Elite Performance Academy participated in a recent Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] clean-up initiative on Collector’s Hill. Danté Leverock, the founder of the DaRock Elite Performance Academy, said community service is a cornerstone of their values and stressed the importance of teaching players the importance of giving... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pond At Lover’s Lake

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pond At Lover’s Lake

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a serene view of the picturesque pond at the Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You... Read more of this article

CRIME

Since 2023, 18 Cases Of Seniors Being Scammed

Since 2023, 18 Cases Of Seniors Being Scammed

The police confirmed that since January 2023, they have investigated 18 cases involving seniors being duped out of approximately $1.5 million dollars by online fraudsters. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], wishes to remind the public of the need to help protect our senior citizens against falling victim to scams in... Read more of this article

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

The police said they are “aware of voicenotes and images being circulated via social media pertaining to allegations of serious child related offences” and said the “sharing of this material violates the protection of sensitive information relating to minors.” Detective Chief Inspector Derricka Burns of the Serious Crime Unit stated,... Read more of this article

Relatively Quiet, Still A Number Of Arrests Made

Relatively Quiet, Still A Number Of Arrests Made

The Bermuda Police Service said the National Heroes Holiday long weekend “went off without any reported major incidents or significant criminal activity” and “while the recent holiday period can be considered relatively quiet from a crime perspective, there were still a number of arrests made.” A police spokesperson said, “Our... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pond At Lover’s Lake

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pond At Lover’s Lake

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a serene view of the picturesque pond at the Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both... Read more of this article

EVolution To Host Family Day & Giveaway

EVolution To Host Family Day & Giveaway

EVolution Motors will host its first Family Day on Saturday, June 22nd, and attendees can enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments and be entered into a giveaway, which offers a grand prize of Horwin EK3 electric scooter, valued at $4,700. A spokesperson said, “EVolution Motors, Bermuda’s only exclusively electric car dealer, has announced its first Family... Read more of this article

Age Concern: Free LED Light Bulbs Giveaway

Age Concern: Free LED Light Bulbs Giveaway

Age Concern Bermuda will distribute free LED light bulbs to residents aged 50 and over from June 24th to June 26th. A spokesperson said, “Last year in May of 2023, Age Concern partnered with The Department of Energy to distribute over 500 LED light bulbs to Bermuda’s ageing population. Since then, we have had many requests to host a second giveaway of light bulbs. “In... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Car Crash On Harbour Road, Traffic Diversions

Car Crash On Harbour Road, Traffic Diversions

[Updated] Traffic is currently being diverted on Harbour Road this afternoon [June 15] due to a car crash, with the police confirming that a car “struck a wall and ended up at the water’s edge” and the “female driver sustained non-life threatening injuries and was assisted out of the vehicle.” A police spokesperson said, “Around... Read more of this article

Firefighters Undertaking Overseas Recertification

Firefighters Undertaking Overseas Recertification

“Firefighters of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service’s Airport Operations Division are undertaking overseas recertification courses,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks said in the House of Assembly. The Minister’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to notify this Honourable House that firefighters of the... Read more of this article

Car Crashes & Catches On Fire On Middle Road

Car Crashes & Catches On Fire On Middle Road

“A motorcar traveling east collided with a wall, overturned and landed on its side, before it caught on fire” this evening [June 9] on Middle Road, the police have confirmed A police spokesperson said, “There has been a serious road traffic collision involving an overturned motorcar on Middle Road near the junction with Store Hill,... Read more of this article


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