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New: Extension, Obituaries, Weekly Newsletters

New: Extension, Obituaries, Weekly Newsletters

Bernews is pleased to be launching a few new services; including a Chrome extension delivering the latest headlines directly in your browser, an obituaries section, and three weekly newsletters aimed at helping to you stay up-to-date on the latest in the world of business, sports, and entertainment.Chrome Extension Our new Chrome Extension allows... Read more of this article

New! Notification Centre In Bernews Mobile App

New! Notification Centre In Bernews Mobile App

The Bernews App has just gotten even easier to use with the addition of a new notification centre, combining all breaking news alerts in an easy-to-read format. With the ability to subscribe to the optional push notifications, you can receive breaking news alerts directly to your phone, with the new notification center allowing your phone or tablet... Read more of this article

‘Purple Promise’ Drink To Help Two Families

‘Purple Promise’ Drink To Help Two Families

[Written by Don Burgess] Two families with young children who lost a parent at a young age are getting help as school starts this month. Both the Cumbermack and Smith families will receive 100 per cent of the proceeds on the sale of the cocktail ‘Purple Promise’ at Rosa’s and Chopstix Fusion for the month of September. Patrina Cumbermack is the... Read more of this article

Dennis Brown: “A Tribute To Coach Speedy”

Dennis Brown: “A Tribute To Coach Speedy”

[Written by Dennis Brown] First of all, I am truly sorry for not being able to attend the home going service of our dear friend and colleague Jermaine “Speedy” Smith, as I am currently abroad with my family on a much needed vacation. When I received the news from Cal that Speedy had passed, I was on my daily stroll at Admiralty House with the dogs.... Read more of this article

Police: “Criminal Investigation Has Commenced”

Police: “Criminal Investigation Has Commenced”

[Updated with videos] The circumstances surrounding the collision that resulted in the death of Travis Lowe “are very suspicious and a criminal investigation has commenced,” the police said, adding that “there is evidence that Travis Lowe was being chased by another motorcyclist along Horseshoe Road and in his attempt to get away from... Read more of this article

Telegraph On “Beloved Figure” Johnny Barnes

Telegraph On “Beloved Figure” Johnny Barnes

The United Kingdom’s Telegraph has taken note of the passing of Johnny Barnes, calling him a “familiar and beloved figure” and quoting the Bermuda icon as saying simply “I enjoy making people happy.” The story said, “Johnny Barnes, who has died aged 93, was a familiar and beloved figure in Bermuda, where he was known... Read more of this article

Cricket Games Postponed Due To Funeral

Cricket Games Postponed Due To Funeral

The Bermuda Cricket Board has advised that due to the funeral of Fiqre Crockwell, all cricket games scheduled for this coming Sunday, 3rd July have been postponed to a later date, and said the dates of the games will be confirmed in due course.Mr Crockwell, a well known cricketer who represented Bermuda internationally and played in Cup Match, was... Read more of this article

Premier Extends Condolences: Gibbons Family

Premier Extends Condolences: Gibbons Family

Premier Michael Dunkley has extended condolences to the family of former Hamilton Mayor, E. Graham Gibbons. “Mr. Gibbons, who is the father of Dr. Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, passed away on the weekend. Premier Dunkley said he was saddened by Mr. Gibbons’ passing,” the statement said. The Premier said, “I had... Read more of this article

TCD Offices Will Close At 12 Noon Wednesday

TCD Offices Will Close At 12 Noon Wednesday

The Transport Control Department said they wish to “advise the public that TCD offices will close at 12 noon Wednesday March 16 so that staff may pay their respects to their colleague Acting Special Investigations Officer Jasmine ‘Jasz’ Saltus who will be laid to rest.” Related StoriesBRSC: “Our Roads – National... Read more of this article

Fire Service Honours Passing Of Former Fireman

Fire Service Honours Passing Of Former Fireman

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] paid tribute today [Jan 22] to retired firefighter William Michael Roberts, who recently passed away, holding a funeral procession in his honour. Family, friends and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel gathered at St. Mary’s Church in Warwick to pay respects and celebrate the life of the retired... Read more of this article

Community Mourns Loss Of Andrea Burgess

Community Mourns Loss Of Andrea Burgess

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda community is reeling from the death of beloved Andrea Burgess. Ms. Burgess, 55, died on Tuesday. She always managed a sunny disposition and a firm belief in God despite the tragedies that fell along her path in this life, including the untimely deaths of two of her children. Ceola Wilson, who has known Andrea since... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Philip Benjamin James

Police Confirm Death Of Philip Benjamin James

The Bermuda Police Service has today [Dec 27] confirmed the death of 21 year old Philip Benjamin Winfield James after Mr James succumbed to his injuries suffered in a collision in Warwick yesterday. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 21yr old Philip Benjamin Winfield James. “Around 6:20pm... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid To Veteran Photographer “Abes”

Tributes Paid To Veteran Photographer “Abes”

Tributes have been paid to veteran photographer Ibrahim “Abes” Muhammed, who has been called the ‘People’s Photographer’ who was intensely passionate about his work.Well known local photographer Robert Daniels said, “Abes was the first social media photographer as we know it now. He has been around for literally decades... Read more of this article