30 Minute Video: Nov 13 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 13 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:... Read more of this article

Video: SPS Deliver Supplies At Gilbert Institute

Video: SPS Deliver Supplies At Gilbert Institute

Support Public Schools Bermuda [SPS.bm] were busy delivering school supplies this morning [Nov 13] at Gilbert Institute and other public primary schools in the west end. Representatives from Butterfield Bank, Premier Tickets, The Phoenix Stores and A.F. Smith joined in on the deliveries which spanned across the island yesterday and today, and included... Read more of this article

Fourteen Government Employees Honored

Fourteen Government Employees Honored

Fourteen public officers were recognised for “their efforts and impact in increasing the overall core values of Government at the Heroes Without a Cape reception.” A Government spokesperson said, “On 8 November, 2019, fourteen public officers were recognised for their efforts and impact in increasing the overall core values of Government... Read more of this article

Ministry Supports Portuguese Documentary

Ministry Supports Portuguese Documentary

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo recently met with local film maker Milton Raposo to discuss his upcoming documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda. “The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs supported the project by providing a grant to assist with the film, which depicts a comprehensive account of... Read more of this article

Consumer Price Index: Inflation Increased 0.3%

Consumer Price Index: Inflation Increased 0.3%

Consumers paid 1.5% more in August 2019 than they did a year ago for the basket of goods and services included in the Consumer Price Index [CPI] and the level of inflation rose 0.3 percentage points from July 2019. This is according to the latest Consumer Price Index, which said, “Between July 2019 and August 2019, the average cost of goods and services... Read more of this article

Dockyard Seeks Outdoor Vendors For Next Year

Dockyard Seeks Outdoor Vendors For Next Year

Dockyard is looking for outdoor vendors for the next year’s summer and winter seasons. Six paved platform areas with water and electricity, between the three gazebos near the ferry stop, are available.West End Development Corporation’s Business Development Manager, Joanna Cranfield said: “These are highly sought after areas as they are extremely... Read more of this article

Senate: Audio & Order Of Business

Senate: Audio & Order Of Business

[Updated with audio] The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Wednesday [Nov 13] and the Government Loans Amendment [No. 2] Act 2019, the Casino Gaming [Miscellaneous] Amendment Act 2019, the Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act 2019, and the Misuse of Drugs [Hemp] Amendment Act 2019 are due for their second reading. Update: Live audio... Read more of this article


Video: Nov 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Low flying aircraft will be over island this month, Honda bike stolen from behind City Hall, Bermudian archaeologist Dr. Cathie Draycott urges locals to participate in survey, Bermuda celebrates its first ‘Purple Tuesday’, students organising Walkathon for Diabetes, Freemasons Fund donate to five charities, Zeiko Harris named “Defensive Player... Read more of this article

Two Injured In Scaur Hill Motorcycle Crash

Two Injured In Scaur Hill Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist and his passenger were transported to hospital this morning [Nov 13] after crashing into a wall in Sandys and falling several feet to the shoreline below, according to police. A spokesperson said, “Around 1:15am Wednesday, November 13th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Warwick Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Warwick Collision

Emergency services responded to a collision at the junction of Middle Road and Khyber Pass in Warwick tonight [Nov 12] involving a car and a motorcycle which resulted in the motorcyclist being injured and transported to hospital. BPS Corporate Communications Manager Gary Moreno said, “At around 8:59 p.m. Tuesday 12th November 2019, police and... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 12 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 12 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:... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Support Public Schools’ Deliver Supplies

Photos: ‘Support Public Schools’ Deliver Supplies

Support Public Schools Bermuda [SPS.bm] delivered over $40,000 worth of school supplies today [Nov 12] to several public primary schools. A spokesperson said, “We delivered over $40,000 worth of new supplies today as well as lots of secondhand supplies and will continue the mission tomorrow to the West End. “In our first year we caused over... Read more of this article

Honda Bike Stolen From Behind City Hall

Honda Bike Stolen From Behind City Hall

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver grey Honda bike which was reported stolen from behind City Hall, with the police releasing two images to assist the appeal.A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver grey Honda Sh-i, license plate CP 627, which... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Community Hula Hoop Event

Photos & Video: Community Hula Hoop Event

A community hula hoop event was held today [Nov 12] at the car park of the Shelly Bay MarketPlace, with a number of people — ranging from students to Governor John Rankin — testing out their hula hooping skills.The event was hosted by Hamilton Parish Constable Litanya Smith as part of the police community policing initiative. Related... Read more of this article

Investor & Philanthropist Allan Gray Dies At 81

Investor & Philanthropist Allan Gray Dies At 81

South African-born billionaire businessman and philanthropist Allan Gray, long known for his corporate and personal generosity to Bermuda charities and community causes, died on the island on Sunday. He was 81 years old. Resident in Bermuda since the 1990s, he founded what became Allan Gray Investment Management in Cape Town in 1973, one of the largest... Read more of this article

Video: Freemasons Fund Donate To Charities

Video: Freemasons Fund Donate To Charities

The Freemasons Fund For Bermuda made $2,500 donations to five local charities, with Vision Bermuda, WindReach, the Continental Society, Technology Leadership Forum, and Beyond Rugby all receiving donations.A spokesperson said, “The Freemasons Fund For Bermuda [FFFB] has been functioning most effectively since 1981 and has donated over $350,000 to... Read more of this article

Students Organising Walkathon For Diabetes

Students Organising Walkathon For Diabetes

A walk-a-thon to raise money for charity will be staged at Saltus thanks to the efforts of a group of students who came up with the idea, planned it and pitched it to judges. Year 8 students took part in a study on diabetes in Bermuda led by Humanities Teacher, Briley Habib who had completed a professional development course to design a project. From... Read more of this article

Bermuda Celebrating Its First ‘Purple Tuesday’

Bermuda Celebrating Its First ‘Purple Tuesday’

Increased special-needs parking and mauve-hued menu items are among the special offers today [Nov 12] as Bermuda embraces its first Purple Tuesday, a global campaign to improve customer service for people with disabilities. UK-based Purple, which founded the international day of recognition, praised Bermuda for commitment to Purple Tuesday. “We applaud... Read more of this article

Low Flying Aircraft Over Island During November

Low Flying Aircraft Over Island During November

The public are “advised to be on the lookout for low flying aircraft” during the month of November, as a hydrographic survey is being conducted which will involve a small aircraft flying twice daily for up to 4 hours at a time over Bermuda. A government spokesperson said, “The public are advised to be on the lookout for low flying... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: Nov 13 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 13 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:... Read more of this article

Video: SPS Deliver Supplies At Gilbert Institute

Video: SPS Deliver Supplies At Gilbert Institute

Support Public Schools Bermuda [SPS.bm] were busy delivering school supplies this morning [Nov 13] at Gilbert Institute and other public primary schools in the west end. Representatives from Butterfield Bank, Premier Tickets, The Phoenix Stores and A.F. Smith joined in on the deliveries which spanned across the island yesterday and today, and included... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Low flying aircraft will be over island this month, Honda bike stolen from behind City Hall, Bermudian archaeologist Dr. Cathie Draycott urges locals to participate in survey, Bermuda celebrates its first ‘Purple Tuesday’, students organising Walkathon for Diabetes, Freemasons Fund donate to five charities, Zeiko Harris named “Defensive Player... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Detre Bell Earns First Team All-WAC Honours

Detre Bell Earns First Team All-WAC Honours

The Western Athletic Conference announced its All-WAC men’s soccer teams and major awards as selected by the league’s 12 head coaches, with Bermudian goalkeeper Detre Bell earning 2019 First Team All-WAC honours. Mr Bell plays for California State University, Bakersfield, and the school said, “Bell, a goalkeeper from Bermuda, was fourth... Read more of this article

118 Young Sailors Compete In Bermuda

118 Young Sailors Compete In Bermuda

Racing in winds gusting to 30 knots and torrential rain, 118 youth sailors from Bermuda, USA, Canada, Cayman Islands and Great Britain produced an exciting display of sailing in the PwC Bermuda National and Open Optimist Championships over the Remembrance Day weekend. In the Great Sound, Bermudian Christian Ebbin defended his National Title in the Championship... Read more of this article

Football: Venue Change For Nov 17 Match

Football: Venue Change For Nov 17 Match

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced changes in the venue for the match between Dev Colts and St Georges on Sunday [Nov 17]. A spokesperson said, “The First Division match between Dev Colts and St Georges scheduled for Sunday, Nov 17th will take place 12:30pm at DRC. Related StoriesRobin Hood vs DRC Football Match Postponed 2020... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Premier To Attend Executive Forum In London

Premier To Attend Executive Forum In London

Premier David Burt is set to attend the Executive Forum in London this month together with the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom [UK], Robert Wood Johnson, and the UK’s Sir Nicholas Soames. A spokesperson said, “The United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom [UK], Robert Wood Johnson, and the UK’s Rt. Hon. Sir Nicholas Soames,... Read more of this article

EY Staff Gain Anti-Money Laundering Certification

EY Staff Gain Anti-Money Laundering Certification

Recently, over 30 EY professionals from the EY Region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands received the prestigious Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist [CAMS®] credential from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists® [ACAMS®]. A spokesperson said, “Recipients included Partners, Principals,... Read more of this article

Fourteen Government Employees Honored

Fourteen Government Employees Honored

Fourteen public officers were recognised for “their efforts and impact in increasing the overall core values of Government at the Heroes Without a Cape reception.” A Government spokesperson said, “On 8 November, 2019, fourteen public officers were recognised for their efforts and impact in increasing the overall core values of Government... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Masters Of Digital Illusions On November 16

Masters Of Digital Illusions On November 16

Epic Entertainment is getting set to present the Masters of Digital Illusions on Saturday, November 16 from 1.00pm to 8.00pm at Fairmont Southampton. A spokesperson said, “Epic Entertainment is thrilled to present the Masters of Digital Illusions who will captivate Bermuda with a thrilling and jaw-dropping evening of events. Bermuda’s own Mr. Magic... Read more of this article

Ministry Supports Portuguese Documentary

Ministry Supports Portuguese Documentary

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo recently met with local film maker Milton Raposo to discuss his upcoming documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda. “The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs supported the project by providing a grant to assist with the film, which depicts a comprehensive account of... Read more of this article

Kaleidoscopic Jamboree Set For November 16

Kaleidoscopic Jamboree Set For November 16

Kaleidoscope will be holding its seventh annual Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, November 16 from 9.30am to 1.30pm in their backyard on the corner of Parsons Road and Jubilee Road in Devonshire. A spokesperson said, “Kaleidoscope will be bringing the 1975 eco-based classic ‘Michael Bird Boy’ to life. Michael Bird Boy, written by Tomie dePaola,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Offshore Boat Trips To View Bermuda Cahows

Offshore Boat Trips To View Bermuda Cahows

The Bermuda Audubon Society, together with the Bermuda Zoological Society will be offering offshore boat trips to view Bermuda Cahows starting November 9th until November 23rd. A spokesperson said, “Our Cahows are back! The Bermuda Audubon Society in conjunction with the Bermuda Zoological Society will be offering offshore boat trips to view... Read more of this article

Ceremonial Tree Planting At Botanical Gardens

Ceremonial Tree Planting At Botanical Gardens

Earlier today [Nov 4] Premier David Burt and Azorean President Vasco Cordeiro conducted a ceremonial tree planting in the Botanical Gardens as part of the celebrations of the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants to Bermuda.In attendance for the occasion were the visiting Azorean delegation, Public Works Minister Lt/Col... Read more of this article

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Michael Bloomberg joined Premier David Burt and climate champions from science, business and government at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum highlighting policy and pathways to a cleaner environment. Some 150 delegates turned out for yesterday’s inaugural event, presented by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] in association with the Bermuda Institute... Read more of this article

CRIME

Honda Bike Stolen From Behind City Hall

Honda Bike Stolen From Behind City Hall

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver grey Honda bike which was reported stolen from behind City Hall, with the police releasing two images to assist the appeal.A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver grey Honda Sh-i, license plate CP 627, which... Read more of this article

Police Executed Two Warrants In Pembroke

Police Executed Two Warrants In Pembroke

Police today [Nov 9] executed two warrants at a Pembroke residence in relation to “ongoing investigations.” Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro said, “Police today executed two warrants at a Pembroke residence, one under the Firearms Act and another under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act, otherwise known as PACE, in relation... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Multiple Sex Offences

Court: Man Charged With Multiple Sex Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A man is facing multiple charges of sexual offences against two girls, with the offences allegedly occurring back in the 1990s. The offences allegedly took place from June 1992 to June 1997 against two girls who were under-14 at the time. The 55-year-old man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, appeared in... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Mailboxes Launches New Upgraded Website

Mailboxes Launches New Upgraded Website

Mailboxes today announced more developments in its modernisation drive, launching a brand new website Mailboxes.bm. President Kenny Thomson wants to push technology to help make the company more customer focussed, saying: “We are all living such hectic lives – we need to make our service as quick and easy a possible. My dad was innovative when he started this business... Read more of this article

HSBC’s Credit Card Alerts Offer Fraud Protection

HSBC’s Credit Card Alerts Offer Fraud Protection

HSBC is introducing credit card alerts to assist in protecting customers against fraud. A spokesperson said, “With over $5 billion in card related fraud losses being reported globally in 2019, every card holder should be aware of the importance of keeping their card data safe. “One of HSBC’s top priorities is to find ways to mitigate this risk for the Bank’s... Read more of this article

New Bermuda OnTrack Sports App Launched

New Bermuda OnTrack Sports App Launched

There’s a newly launched app which promises to make your life easier when you absolutely, positively need to get your Bermuda sports updates immediately, with the new product developed by two young Bermudians. Available to download for free on Google Play and at the Apple Store, OnTrack aims to deliver all of the local sport results you crave to the palm of your... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Multiple People Injured In Separate Collisions

Multiple People Injured In Separate Collisions

The police said that inquiries continue regarding two separate collisions which both resulted in people being transported to the hospital for treatment. Inquiries Continue After Motorcycle Crash Leaves Two Males Injured A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries continue regarding a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred around 1:15am... Read more of this article

Two Injured In Scaur Hill Motorcycle Crash

Two Injured In Scaur Hill Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist and his passenger were transported to hospital this morning [Nov 13] after crashing into a wall in Sandys and falling several feet to the shoreline below, according to police. A spokesperson said, “Around 1:15am Wednesday, November 13th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Warwick Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Warwick Collision

Emergency services responded to a collision at the junction of Middle Road and Khyber Pass in Warwick tonight [Nov 12] involving a car and a motorcycle which resulted in the motorcyclist being injured and transported to hospital. BPS Corporate Communications Manager Gary Moreno said, “At around 8:59 p.m. Tuesday 12th November 2019, police and... Read more of this article