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St George’s Stakeholder Meeting On May 31st

St George’s Stakeholder Meeting On May 31st

Mayor of St. George Quinell Francis announced that there will be a Hub1 Stakeholders meeting on Tuesday, 31st May at 5:00pm at the World Heritage Centre, Penno’s Wharf, St. George’s. The Mayor stated, “The recent announcement regarding the increased cruise ship visits to St. George’s starting in 2017 means that St. George’s... Read more of this article

Minister: Bermuda Day Parade Float Winners

Minister: Bermuda Day Parade Float Winners

“I am most pleased to rise and express my gratitude to all of the participants, float builders and spectators for their work and support which contributed to a wonderful Bermuda Day Parade,” Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards in the House of Assembly today [May 27]. Minister Richards said, “Using the theme ‘A... Read more of this article

Retro-Fit Magazine Feature Three Local Athletes

Retro-Fit Magazine Feature Three Local Athletes

Three local athletes have been featured in the May 2016 issue of Barbados-based Retro-Fit magazine, including Sabrina Burgess, Hafid James, and Ryan C. Gibbons, who the magazine says “has become an inspiration to many on the island.” The article says, “The Arnold Sports Festival has become a mecca for fitness enthusiasts and athletes... Read more of this article

United Nations Convention Against Corruption

United Nations Convention Against Corruption

Cabinet has committed to taking steps to seek the extension of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions to our shores, Attorney-General Trevor Moniz in the House of Assembly today [May 27] Mr Moniz said, “These conventions represent... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Convicted Murderer’s Appeal

Court Dismisses Convicted Murderer’s Appeal

The Bermuda Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal lodged by convicted murderer Norris Simpson, saying the jury “were entitled to convict and there is no reason to suppose the conviction was unsafe.” Mr Simpson was convicted of the murder of former social worker Ida James, who was found dead in her Paget home in 2011. During the trial,... Read more of this article

BF&M, Argus Support BCHC Radiation Therapy

BF&M, Argus Support BCHC Radiation Therapy

BF&M and Argus Insurance said they are pleased to announce their support for the development of Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Radiation Therapy Facility. BF&M President and CEO John Wight said, “BF&M is thrilled to support this initiative. Local radiation treatment at the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre provides an opportunity... Read more of this article

1 Hr Video: Financial Secretary Appears At PAC

1 Hr Video: Financial Secretary Appears At PAC

Financial secretary Anthony Manders appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts during their Public Hearing held yesterday [May 26] at St. Paul in Hamilton.Mr Manders was questioned about Financial Instructions, and various aspects of the Airport Redevelopment Agreement between the Government and the Canadian Commercial... Read more of this article

Homeschoolers Help Clean Up Ahead Of Event

Homeschoolers Help Clean Up Ahead Of Event

Alongside Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and Plastic Tides, twenty students from the Bermuda Homeschool Group recently cleaned up the 9 Beaches/Daniels Head Beach Park site in preparation for the inaugural Devil’s Isle Challenge. A spokesperson said, “They collected 13 bags of trash and two bags of recycling to be taken away from the site,... Read more of this article

Photos: Allegria, M4 & Rockstar Super-Yachts

Photos: Allegria, M4 & Rockstar Super-Yachts

Three super-yachts paid a visit to St. George’s recently, including the 151-foot Allegria, the 108-foot M4, and the 160-foot Rockstar. According to superyachts.com, “Motor yacht Allegria is considered one of the highest quality megayachts available today for luxury charters. Built in 2004 by Hakvoort Shipyards, her name means ‘joy’... Read more of this article

Smith & Douglas Named Cricket Players Of Week

Smith & Douglas Named Cricket Players Of Week

Logic and the Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] announced that the Logic Premier Division ‘Player of the Week’ is Allan Douglas Jnr of St. David’s and the First Division ‘Player of the Week’ is Jamie Smith from Devonshire Recreation Club. The BCB said, “Allan scored 46 runs out of St. David’s total of 247 against Willow Cuts and then followed... Read more of this article

Netball: Teachers, Old Girls, National, BAC Win

Netball: Teachers, Old Girls, National, BAC Win

The Bermuda Netball Summer League season resumed following the Bermuda Day Holiday break with four games played at the Bernard Park. The Teachers defeated the Summer Ballers 25 – 19, the Teachers were led by Danielle Raynor who scored 13 goals, Debbie Deshield added 8 goals, with Tanika White scoring three times and Camille Edness scored twice. Ebonie... Read more of this article

Tobacco Bay Earns Certificate Of Excellence

Tobacco Bay Earns Certificate Of Excellence

Beach Boys Ltd — a hospitality & destination experience management company and the operators of Tobacco Bay — announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate... Read more of this article

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