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BLDC Selects Clearwater Beach Concessionaire

BLDC Selects Clearwater Beach Concessionaire

Bermuda Land Development Company has selected a concessionaire for Clearwater Beach, saying that JAS Ltd will become the tenant for the three buildings, including the bar/restaurant area, the beach services building and the beach cabana. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Land Development Company Limited [BLDC] is pleased to announce the selection... Read more of this article

Princess Offer Australian Menu To Help Wildlife

Princess Offer Australian Menu To Help Wildlife

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is raising money for Australian charity, Sydney Wildlife, in the wake of the country’s devastating bushfires. Marcus’, the hotel’s flagship restaurant, will be offering a special, Australian-themed a la carte menu for lunch and dinner on Friday, January 31st, with proceeds set to assist orphaned native animals... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Donates $15K To Meals On Wheels

Clarien Bank Donates $15K To Meals On Wheels

A local charity providing nutritious meals to needy individuals on the Island has been given a much-needed hand up thanks to Clarien Bank. Through their 13th Annual Holiday GiveBack Campaign, Clarien was able to donate $15,000 to Meals on Wheels, a not-for-profit organisation that prepares freshly cooked meals for those unable to cook for themselves,... Read more of this article

One-Lane Road Closure On Lighthouse Road

One-Lane Road Closure On Lighthouse Road

A one-lane road closure on Lighthouse Road in Southampton Parish will be implemented starting Friday [Jan 31] through to February 17 to accommodate trench work.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising motorists of one-lane road closures on Lighthouse Road in Southampton Parish starting Friday, 31 January through... Read more of this article

Shoreline Oil Spill Clean-Up Course To Be Held

Shoreline Oil Spill Clean-Up Course To Be Held

This week Bermuda will host a three-day course about shoreline clean-up in the event of an oil spill. “The focus of this course will be how to address the cleanup of different types of fuel and oils once they have bypassed protection booms and have reached various coastline areas,” explained the Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban. “This... Read more of this article

Video: January 28th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 28th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Health Ministry raise threat level for coronavirus to ‘elevated,’ three people arrested for impaired driving, Jasmine DeSilva and Anastasia Slater join BDA, Minister commends BBBS, new beehives at Bacardi, mountain bike race, footballer Osagi Bascome visits school in UK, moment of silence for Kobe Bryant, and ‘Girls in Tech’ launched... Read more of this article

Column: How To Celebrate Data Privacy Day

Column: How To Celebrate Data Privacy Day

[Opinion column written by Alexander White] Holidays are excellent opportunities to reflect. These red-letter days, no matter their place or origin, mark important historical or religious events. When we keep these holidays, we celebrate traditions and reflect on what may have changed or stayed the same. New Year celebrations are a perfect example:... Read more of this article

Officials To Meet In Bermuda To Discuss FinTech

Officials To Meet In Bermuda To Discuss FinTech

Leading fin-tech experts and central bank officials from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe will attend a meeting in Bermuda on January 29 and January 30 to discuss financial technology [FinTech]. According to TheCommonwealth.org website, “Central bank officials will meet in Bermuda next week to agree on a framework that can help build robust... Read more of this article

Osagi Bascome & Teammate Visit Primary School

Osagi Bascome & Teammate Visit Primary School

Bermudian footballer Osagi Bascome and his Darlington FC teammate Omar Holness recently visited St Joseph’s Primary School in Billingham, UK and talked about their lives as footballers. “The Year 5 and Year 6 children enjoyed some football skills activities and then took part in a Q&A session. The players spoke about their commitment to... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: January 27 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 27 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

Bermuda Chapter Of ‘Girls In Tech’ Launched

Bermuda Chapter Of ‘Girls In Tech’ Launched

Girls in Tech [GIT] — an organization focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement, and education of women in technology — launched its Bermuda chapter earlier this month at Connectech under the direction of Coral Wells. GIT is a global non-profit that seeks to eradicate gender disparities in high-tech industries and startups... Read more of this article

Jasmine DeSilva & Anastasia Slater Join BDA

Jasmine DeSilva & Anastasia Slater Join BDA

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] said they have “bolstered its team with the appointment of two experienced and talented Bermudians to further enhance its work to attract inward direct investment to the island.” “Jasmine DeSilva joined last week as Business Development Manager and is responsible for driving initiatives... Read more of this article

Ministry Raises Local Threat Level To “Elevated”

Ministry Raises Local Threat Level To “Elevated”

As the coronavirus continues to impact people in China and other nations worldwide, Bermuda’s Ministry of Health have “raised the local threat level from ‘Guarded’ to ‘Elevated” and confirmed that they “are in a state of heightened preparedness for a Public Health Emergency.” According to CNN, “82... Read more of this article