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Video: Flora Duffy Speech “I Am From Bermuda”

Video: Flora Duffy Speech “I Am From Bermuda”

In a speech that will be recalled for years to come, Flora Duffy delivered a message brimming with national pride today [Oct 18] as she spoke at the Tribute Concert held in her honour, with her speech — “I am from Bermuda” — one of the big highlights of a day that was filled with highlights. The concert was the last event held... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

Photo Set #2: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

In celebration of Flora Duffy winning Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal, the island held a national holiday today [Oct 18] with a number of events taking place including the renaming of Corkscrew Hill to Flora Duffy Hill, the stadium being officially renamed in her honour, the unveiling of commemorative stamps at the post office, and a... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

Photo Set #1: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

It’s a good thing she is super fit, as Flora Duffy had a very busy day today [Oct 18], which started out with a breakfast in her honour, before she attended a ceremony to rename Corkscrew Hill to Flora Duffy Hill, then went to the stadium for it to be officially renamed in her honour, before going to the unveiling of commemorative stamps at the... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre To Resume Normal Hours

Lamb Foggo Centre To Resume Normal Hours

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that normal operating hours will resume at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] effective Tuesday, October 19th.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board announced today a resumption of normal operating hours at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC]. Effective Tuesday 19 October hours will... Read more of this article

Past Winners Set To Take Part In 2021 Golf Event

Past Winners Set To Take Part In 2021 Golf Event

The Butterfield Bermuda Championship will begin welcoming some of the best golfers in the world to Bermuda in one week, and tournament officials are excited to announce player commitments for the third annual event, which returns October 28 to 31 to Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. A spokesperson said, “The field of 132 will include 2020 champion,... Read more of this article

Mental Health Clinic Piloted In Hamilton

Mental Health Clinic Piloted In Hamilton

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] in collaboration with the Department of Health is piloting a mental health clinic in Hamilton. Located in the Department of Health’s Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street, the Mental Health Clinic started on Friday 8 October. The weekly service will continue on Fridays from 9am-noon. BHB Acting Chief of Psychiatry,... Read more of this article

Video: Duffy Tribute Concert & Reception

Video: Duffy Tribute Concert & Reception

A Flora Duffy Tribute Concert & Reception is being held today [Oct 18] at Victoria Park, and we will have additional coverage later on, the live video is below and you can view all our coverage of the Flora Duffy Day holiday by clicking here. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 104-minute live video replay is below: Related... Read more of this article

Colin Powell: Opposition Leader’s Condolences

Colin Powell: Opposition Leader’s Condolences

Opposition Leader Cole Simons has extended condolences following the passing of General Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of state in the United States. Mr Simons said, “I am saddened to hear of the passing of another great man in history, General Colin L Powell. Gen Powell wasn’t only an American statesman, but man whose voice resonated around... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy Commemorative Stamps

Video: Flora Duffy Commemorative Stamps

[Updated] The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] is holding a Flora Duffy Commemorative Stamp Reveal this afternoon [Oct 18] at Church Street, and we will have additional coverage later on, the live video below should begin at around 3.00pm and you can view all our coverage of the Flora Duffy Day holiday by clicking here. Update: The live broadcast has concluded... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy Stadium Renaming

Video: Flora Duffy Stadium Renaming

[Updated] The Government will rename the National Sports Centre’s South Field Stadium to the Flora Duffy Stadium this afternoon [Oct 18], and we will have additional coverage later on, the live video below should begin at around 2.00pm and you can view all our coverage of the Flora Duffy Day holiday by clicking here. Update: The live broadcast has... Read more of this article

Video: Corkscrew Renamed Flora Duffy Hill

Video: Corkscrew Renamed Flora Duffy Hill

The Government will rename Corkscrew Hill in Devonshire to Flora Duffy Hill this afternoon [Oct 18], in recognition of her historic achievement in winning Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 10-minute replay... Read more of this article

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision

A 58-year-old male pedal cyclist is listed in critical condition in the ICU following a collision in Flatts last night [Oct 17]. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Sunday 17th October, 2021, police and other emergency services responded to a report of a serious road traffic collision involving a pedal cyclist and a motorcar... Read more of this article

BIU: Listen To Doctor, Not Social Media Quacks

BIU: Listen To Doctor, Not Social Media Quacks

The BIU Executive has sent a letter to their members encouraging them to please “seriously consider getting vaccinated,” have the “conversation with your family doctor” and to “stop listening to the social media quacks.” The letter sent to their members said, “The BIU Executive Board is sending this message... Read more of this article