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Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw 23-year-old Shawn Williams die following a motorcycle collision, a building demolished in Southampton, Miss Bermuda Lillian Lightbourn return home from the Miss World Pageant in London, Island Shop win the Christmas Window Competition and much more. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more. News/Misc:23 Year... Read more of this article

Miss Bermuda Returns From Miss World Pageant

Miss Bermuda Returns From Miss World Pageant

With the Miss World Pageant in London now completed, Miss Bermuda Lillian Lightbourn returned to the island last night [Dec 21] to spend the holidays in Bermuda. Miss Bermuda at the airport last night:Speaking on the experience, Miss Lightbourn told Bernews, “It was one of the best experiences of my life, it was incredible. I don’t know,... Read more of this article

23 Year Old Man Dies In Motorcycle Collision

23 Year Old Man Dies In Motorcycle Collision

[Updated: The police have now confirmed the death of 23 year old Shawn Williams] Emergency services responded to a collision involving a motorcycle on Paynters Road in Hamilton Parish at approximately 1.45am this morning [Dec 21].Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and Police attended the scene and tended to the injured rider until an attending... Read more of this article

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

“30/30 Thursday: 30 Lives/30 Minutes of Solidarity: Die-In Event” was held on Thursday [Dec 18], bringing the community together in order to make a show of solidarity against gun violence in Bermuda. “Since 2003, Bermuda has lost 30 of our sons to gun violence. 87% of those senseless deaths have taken place since 2009, that’s in the... Read more of this article

Jr Food Critic Review: The Flame In Devonshire

Jr Food Critic Review: The Flame In Devonshire

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than an 11-year-old? Eliza Olander, from St David’s, is a Grade 7 student at Learning Express Academy in Devonshire.[Written by 11 year old Eliza Olander...with a little help from Uncle Tony] Location: The Flame, 89 North Shore Road, Devonshire First... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s December Social Media Rankings

Bermuda’s December Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] There was a flood of changes in this month’s Klout rankings. Klout measures a person or organization’s social media influence on a scale of 1 to 100 over a variety of platforms, including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Instagram. A total of 11 new entries helped push the minimum Klout score... Read more of this article

Photos: Christingle Service At St Johns Church

Photos: Christingle Service At St Johns Church

Christingle, a Christmas celebration, was held today [Dec 20] at St Johns Anglican Church in Pembroke with the event kicking off at 4pm led by Brother Wayne Hackman and included singing of hymns, a short movie, the lighting of candles and prayer. Some children came dressed as their favourite nativity character and everyone was treated to free food and... Read more of this article

Time Lapse Video: Building Being Demolished

Time Lapse Video: Building Being Demolished

Work took place today [Dec 20] to demolish a building on Middle Road in Southampton, and the video below shows hours of work taking place, all condensed into a two-minute time lapse video. A police spokesperson previously said, “Motorists are advised to avoid Middle Road between Camp Hill and Lighthouse Road in Southampton between 7am – 9am on Saturday... Read more of this article

Island Shop Wins Christmas Window Competition

Island Shop Wins Christmas Window Competition

The City of Hamilton announced The Island Shop, located at 3 Queen Street, as the winner of the City-wide Christmas Window Display Competition.The Christmas Window Display Competition was a campaign created to engage the public and to motivate residents to come into Hamilton to spend their Christmas dollars in Bermuda while viewing the window displays.The... Read more of this article

Fire Extinguished On Middle Road, Southampton

Fire Extinguished On Middle Road, Southampton

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are on scene at a fire on Middle Road in Southampton near Five Star Island this morning [Dec 20], and confirmed the fire was contained to one room and has been extinguished as of 7.00am. Ventilation in progress, and the BFRS said to expect traffic delays in the area. Update: The BFRS said, “At approximately... Read more of this article


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