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BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is taking the lead in helping its staff attain better health by cutting all drinks with high sugar content from its staff cafeterias. BHB’s Hotel Services Department has been phasing out its beverage offerings that contain more than 15 grams of sugar per serving. “This policy change will result in the elimination... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Walton Brown On Immigration Bill

Video: Minister Walton Brown On Immigration Bill

Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown held a press conference today [Oct 19] to address a “number of concerns that have been raised” about the Bermuda Immigration And Protection [No. 2] Act, which he said will be debated tomorrow in Parliament. Minister Brown said, “There has been a litany of comments made about what this Bill will provide... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Oct 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Oct 19 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

BPS Confirm Death: 63-Year-Old Robert Wilson

BPS Confirm Death: 63-Year-Old Robert Wilson

The police have confirmed the death of 63-year-old Robert Wilson who was found in an unresponsive state at a Southampton residence on Tuesday [Oct 17]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 63-year-old Robert Wilson and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Wilson was found... Read more of this article

Gary Simons Resigns From Preserve Marriage

Gary Simons Resigns From Preserve Marriage

Preserve Marriage has confirmed that they have “received and accepted the resignation of its Deputy Chair/Spokesperson Gary Simons.”The organisation told Bernews, “The Executive Committee of Preserve Marriage would like to advise its supporters that it has received and accepted the resignation of its Deputy Chair/Spokesperson Gary... Read more of this article

AG: ‘Reduce Our Dependency On Outsourcing’

AG: ‘Reduce Our Dependency On Outsourcing’

“Since 2013 Government has retained approximately 65 outside legal service providers to pursue various matters at a total cost to date of approximately 24.5 million dollars,” Attorney-General Kathy Lynn Simmons said, adding that “measures are warranted to increase our capacity to internally meet Government’s legal services needs... Read more of this article

Country Singer Donates Guitars To CedarBridge

Country Singer Donates Guitars To CedarBridge

Renowned US country singer Jessica Lynn, who performed at the Bermuda Festival in early 2017, has arranged for two acoustic guitars to be donated to the Cedarbridge Academy music department following her visit to the school to present an outreach programme to students. “The experience”, said Ms Lynn in an email to Tiffany Fox, head of music at the... Read more of this article

Video: Minister & Mothers On A Mission

Video: Minister & Mothers On A Mission

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and the MOM Chairwomen held a press conference today [Oct 19] providing an introduction and an update on Mothers on a Mission [MOM]. Minister Caines said, “I am pleased today to introduce an initiative that is targeted at support, restoration and healing. This community is very familiar with the statistics... Read more of this article

Four People Remain In Hospital After Collisions

Four People Remain In Hospital After Collisions

Four people remain in hospital following two recent collisions, with three men hospitalized after a car collision on October 17th, while a male motorcyclist remains in hospital following a collision on October 14th. Three Injured Men Remain in Hospital After St. John’s Road Collision A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning... Read more of this article

Ministry: 59 Bus Runs Cancelled On Thursday

Ministry: 59 Bus Runs Cancelled On Thursday

[Updated] The cancellation of bus runs continue, with the Ministry releasing a list of bus cancellations for Thursday morning [Oct 19] with eight bus runs cancelled so far today.Update 4.23pm: The Ministry has released the list of bus cancellations for this afternoon. There were 8 runs cancelled this morning, 51 cancelled this afternoon, for a total... Read more of this article

Cornerstone Confirm ‘Person Has Been Removed’

Cornerstone Confirm ‘Person Has Been Removed’

The Cornerstone Bible Fellowship has stated that after an allegation of “abuse towards a minor surfaced” they “immediately reported it to the proper authorities,” and said the “person has been removed.” The Church said that the abuse was alleged to “have taken place before the formation of Cornerstone Bible... Read more of this article

Freedom Writer To Speak At BUT Conference

Freedom Writer To Speak At BUT Conference

One of the original Freedom Writers – a group of teenagers disillusioned after the LA riots in 1992 who went on to find hope through writing - is to be a keynote speaker at a major education conference which starts today [Thursday]. Manny Scott will speak at the Bermuda Union of Teachers’ 34th Annual Conference, at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Born Star Says Weinstein Harassed Her

Bermuda Born Star Says Weinstein Harassed Her

Bermuda-born actress Lena Headey has become the latest Hollywood figure to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, with the Game of Thrones star taking to Twitter this week to share her story. Born in Bermuda in 1973 while her father John worked for the Bermuda Police, Ms Headey lived here as a child until her family returned to England. The first... Read more of this article