Govt; ‘No Evidence This Information Is Accurate’

Govt; ‘No Evidence This Information Is Accurate’

Noting they “are aware of rumours circulating in the community about potentially dangerous bacteria in the water at Clearwater Beach,” Ministry of Health said “there is no evidence this information is accurate” A spokesperson said, “We are aware of rumours circulating in the community about ‘potentially dangerous bacteria... Read more of this article

Video: June 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirmed that they are “investigating the sudden death of a 54-year-old male following an incident at a Hamilton Parish residence,” Allan Trew, Laurie Shiell, Dr. Clarence Maxwell and Jon Beard were recognized in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Jah-Nhai Perinchief broke the University of Tennessee’s triple jump record,... Read more of this article

Covid: 0 New Cases, Active Cases Down To 4

Covid: 0 New Cases, Active Cases Down To 4

The Ministry received 1683 test results and zero were positive and there are currently four active cases.A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1683 test results since the last update, and zero (0) were positive for COVID-19. This gives a test positivity rate of 0.0%. “Additionally, there were three (3) recoveries and no... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Death Of 54-Year-Old Man

Police Investigating Death Of 54-Year-Old Man

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed that they are “investigating the sudden death of a 54-year-old male following an incident at a Hamilton Parish residence earlier today.” “Police and other first responders were dispatched to a residence at My Lords Bay Lane around 2:45 p.m. today, Friday 11th June after receiving reports of a domestic... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Bermuda Industrial Union members have started a ‘Work to Rule’ and will not work overtime for one week, BIU President Chris Furbert confirmed at a press conference today [June 11], with the Union President explaining his member’s position as far as decertification. The full video of the press conference is below: Related... Read more of this article

Four Recognized In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Four Recognized In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Allan Trew, Laurie Shiell, Dr. Clarence Maxwell and Jon Beard have all been recognized in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List. A spokesperson said, “Her Majesty The Queen has recognised the following people in her annual Birthday Honours Iist: “Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honour awardees:Mr. Allan Trew – for services... Read more of this article

CURB: Wantley House Should Be Saved

CURB: Wantley House Should Be Saved

“Wantley is of significant architectural, cultural and social importance to African Bermudian life in the 19th and 20th centuries and should be saved for the long-term enjoyment and appreciation by the people of Bermuda,” the Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda said. A spokesperson said, “CURB is disturbed to hear of the plans to demolish one... Read more of this article


TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda has announced its 2021 programming, with some of the highly anticipated initiatives to commence this summer. A spokesperson said, “TROIKA Bermuda is thrilled to announce our 2021 programming. “For over ten years, TROIKA Bermuda has delivered a platform for providing excellence in the arts for the youth of Bermuda. Although... Read more of this article

Government Statement On Wantley House

Government Statement On Wantley House

The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to “advise of the present disposition of Wantley House located at 20 Princess Street, City of Hamilton.” A Government spokesperson said, “Members of the public would be aware that the property has been in disrepair for many years and has unfortunately become a site for illicit drug use resulting... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Videos Of Revolve Party

Police Appeal For Videos Of Revolve Party

The police have appealed for anyone who may have recorded the Revolve event to contact them, noting that while videos and photographs of the event are being circulated on social media “they cannot be submitted as evidence before a court of law.” A police spokesperson said, “As part of the police investigation into the Revolve boating... Read more of this article

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Christopher Joell-Deshields is serving as Executive Director of Pride in London, leading a team of six directors and over 200 volunteers to organise the parade, which is a major event that attracts tens of thousands of participants. The Bermudian — who noted that London is his second home as “Bermuda will always be my first” —... Read more of this article

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Ltd. Bermuda, a Bermudian tech company, has launched a mobile app that aims to make signing documents easier. A spokesperson said, “Amy Peniston, the Bermudian CEO of Cactus Ltd, wants to make it easy for you to add your signature to a PDF document. Her app, Stamper, does precisely that. “A simple phone app [available for Apple and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

A Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft paid a visit to Bermuda yesterday [June 10], stopping by the LF Wade International Airport in the afternoon.The Government of Canada website says, “The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced... Read more of this article

Video: June 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police appeal for videos of Revolve raft up, BIU to work to rule, no new confirmed Covid-19 cases, AstraZeneca vaccines expire on June 30th, Royal Canadian Air Force visit, Dance Company Wales appoints Krystal Lowe, Hamilton Princess supports call to encourage more blood donors, superyacht Arctic Pride II in Bermuda, MEF Trainee Programme a recipe... Read more of this article

Grocers On Food Prices, Global Impact & More

Grocers On Food Prices, Global Impact & More

A number of international factors have resulted in food prices increasing and as ”much as we strive to keep the costs of food as low as possible, it is unavoidable that these increased costs will impact the retail trade in Bermuda.” This was stated in a letter from Lindo’s Manager Zach Moniz, with a contribution from Will Cox of Miles... Read more of this article

Covid: 0 New Cases, 7 Active, 0 In Hospital

Covid: 0 New Cases, 7 Active, 0 In Hospital

The Ministry received 1436 test results and zero were positive for Covid-19 and there are currently seven active cases.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1436 test results since the last update, and zero [0] were positive for Covid-19. This gives a test positivity rate of 0.0%. “Additionally, there were no recoveries... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Sports With Stempel & Smith

Video: BNV Sports With Stempel & Smith

Robin Stempel and Bermuda Dressage Coach Angela Halloran Smith are joining Bernews this evening [June 10] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. Related StoriesVideo: BNV Sports With Madelyn Moore Video: BNV Sports With Andrea McKey Video: BNV Discussion With Jyire Mitchell Video: BNV Discussion With... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 10 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 10 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


VIDEOS

Video: June 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirmed that they are “investigating the sudden death of a 54-year-old male following an incident at a Hamilton Parish residence,” Allan Trew, Laurie Shiell, Dr. Clarence Maxwell and Jon Beard were recognized in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Jah-Nhai Perinchief broke the University of Tennessee’s triple jump record,... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Bermuda Industrial Union members have started a ‘Work to Rule’ and will not work overtime for one week, BIU President Chris Furbert confirmed at a press conference today [June 11], with the Union President explaining his member’s position as far as decertification. The full video of the press conference is below: Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

A Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft paid a visit to Bermuda yesterday [June 10], stopping by the LF Wade International Airport in the afternoon.The Government of Canada website says, “The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Tennis: MTM Summer Bowl Day Six Results

Tennis: MTM Summer Bowl Day Six Results

The MTM Summer Bowl 2021 moved into the sixth day at the Fairmont Southampton Tennis Courts, with three games needing a tie-breaker to decide a winner, and the evening also saw a battle of Davis Cup teammates in the A Final. Gavin Manders and his Davis Cup teammate James Finnigan took to the court for the A Final, with Finnigan crowned the champion... Read more of this article

BPGA To Host Wilfred Fray Memorial Tournament

BPGA To Host Wilfred Fray Memorial Tournament

The Bermuda Professional Golfers Association will be hosting the Wilfred Fray Memorial Tournament on June 26th and 27th at the Ocean View Golf Course. This tournament will also be a qualifier for any amateurs looking to play and join the association as a Class C player. This tournament has now been added to the BPGA’s calendar and will be one of their... Read more of this article

Newport Bermuda Race Entries Open On June 18

Newport Bermuda Race Entries Open On June 18

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee [BROC] is opening the registration for the Newport Bermuda Yacht Race on Friday, June 18th, with the race scheduled to take place on June 17, 2022. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee [BROC] has published the official Notice of Race for the second attempt at the 52nd running of the... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 12

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 12

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday June 12th.On Monday the Viking Orion cruise ship and the Oleander container ship are expected, on Wednesday the Eastern Highway vehicles carrier will arrive, on Thursday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive,... Read more of this article

Appleby, AGS To Sponsor & Speak At Conference

Appleby, AGS To Sponsor & Speak At Conference

Appleby and Appleby Global Services [AGS] will once again sponsor the annual Bermuda Captive Conference, which will be held virtually from 14-15 June. A spokesperson said, “The conference, now in its 17th year, is a leading industry event for captive owners, risk managers and insurance professionals from a variety of international jurisdictions.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 11 2021

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 11 2021

June 11 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,569.33, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 61 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report for the week is available here [PDF]. Related Stories‘Active And Significant Year... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda has announced its 2021 programming, with some of the highly anticipated initiatives to commence this summer. A spokesperson said, “TROIKA Bermuda is thrilled to announce our 2021 programming. “For over ten years, TROIKA Bermuda has delivered a platform for providing excellence in the arts for the youth of Bermuda. Although... Read more of this article

MSA Launches First Virtual Art Auction

MSA Launches First Virtual Art Auction

Mount Saint Agnes Academy has launched their first Virtual Art Auction, with all artwork on display at Brew coffee house on Front Street from June 7th until June 13th. A spokesperson said, “Online bidding will start at 9am on Friday, June 11th and go to Midnight on Sunday, June 13th 12:00pm. Click here to place your bids.“There are 19... Read more of this article

Dance Company Wales Appoints Krystal Lowe

Dance Company Wales Appoints Krystal Lowe

National Dance Company Wales [NDCW] has appointed four new trustees to its board, including Bermudian Krystal Lowe. A report on the NDCWales website said, “National Dance Company Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of four new trustees. “Cathryn Allen, Martin Hylton, Krystal S. Lowe and Tupac Martir join the board with immediate... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Govt; ‘No Evidence This Information Is Accurate’

Govt; ‘No Evidence This Information Is Accurate’

Noting they “are aware of rumours circulating in the community about potentially dangerous bacteria in the water at Clearwater Beach,” Ministry of Health said “there is no evidence this information is accurate” A spokesperson said, “We are aware of rumours circulating in the community about ‘potentially dangerous bacteria... Read more of this article

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

The Ministry of Public Works said they “would like to remind the public that trimming back overhanging trees and hedges from private property to prevent vegetation from projecting into the roadways or sidewalks is the property owner’s responsibility.” “Overhanging trees and hedges can cause safety hazards to road users including... Read more of this article

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

Marking World Environment Day, the U.K. Government has announced over £8 million for projects in Overseas Territories, including £316,829 [$449,249] for the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to “assess the mobile fish biodiversity for Bermuda’s deep seas.” In an online post, Government House said, “On World Environment Day 2021... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court Dismisses  Former Care Officer’s Appeal

Court Dismisses Former Care Officer’s Appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application from Cheyra Bell — who workED as a Residential Care Officer at the Department of Child & Family Services – to quash the decision to fire her for “gross misconduct on the ground that she was unfit for duty as a result of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.” In explaining... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

A 24-year-old female car driver was arrested on “suspicion of impaired driving” after a “collision involving four other cars in the City of Hamilton,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A car driver, said to be a 24-year-old Hamilton parish woman, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving Sunday... Read more of this article

Stolen Motorcycle Recovered, Suspects Arrested

Stolen Motorcycle Recovered, Suspects Arrested

A stolen motorcycle was recovered and two female suspects were arrested in connection with the matter, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A stolen motorcycle was recovered Wednesday night [2nd June] and two suspects – said to be an 18-year-old Smith’s parish woman and a 19-year-old Devonshire woman – were arrested in... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Ltd. Bermuda, a Bermudian tech company, has launched a mobile app that aims to make signing documents easier. A spokesperson said, “Amy Peniston, the Bermudian CEO of Cactus Ltd, wants to make it easy for you to add your signature to a PDF document. Her app, Stamper, does precisely that. “A simple phone app [available for Apple and Android] allows you... Read more of this article

BHB Resumes Biopsies With 3D Mammography

BHB Resumes Biopsies With 3D Mammography

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has announced the resumption of stereotactic biopsy service today [June 9]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is pleased to announce the resumption of stereotactic biopsy [biopsies that are carried out using our mammography machine] service today. “The recent upgrade to the GE Pristina 3D mammography unit meant... Read more of this article

Relay For Life: One Communications Raises $6K

Relay For Life: One Communications Raises $6K

One Communications employees took part in the Relay For Life event, and raised $6,000 by walking, running, biking, and swimming 200 miles. “The initiative, which began on 24 May, originally challenged participants to cover 100 miles in two weeks, a target that was reached before the end of week one,” a spokesperson said. “Relay For Life Bermuda raises... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Man In Hospital Following Collision On South Rd

Man In Hospital Following Collision On South Rd

A 25-year-old man is in hospital following a collision last night [June 11] on South Road, A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 9pm Friday 11th June, 2021, police and first responders attended a collision on South Road, between Horseshoe Road and Southampton Princess entrance. “Details at this time are very limited. However, early information... Read more of this article

Man Injured In Collision In Sandys Parish

Man Injured In Collision In Sandys Parish

[Updated] This afternoon [June 9] police and first responders were dispatched to a serious collision in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20pm today [Wednesday, 9th June] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision in Sandys parish. “Details are limited at this time. However, early information... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

A 24-year-old female car driver was arrested on “suspicion of impaired driving” after a “collision involving four other cars in the City of Hamilton,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A car driver, said to be a 24-year-old Hamilton parish woman, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving Sunday... Read more of this article




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