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Health Council: $84.5M Spent On Overseas Care

Health Council: $84.5M Spent On Overseas Care

Bermuda spent $84.5 million on overseas care between 1st April 2015 and 31st March 2016, with $6M going toward transportation and accommodation, according to a new report from the Bermuda Health Council. “Recognising the importance of specialised overseas care to health outcomes, the Bermuda Health Council developed a report, Overseas Care: A... Read more of this article

New ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Landmark Planned

New ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Landmark Planned

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is recruiting local artists and architects to create a “fun, interactive and iconic” Bermuda Triangle landmark at Clearwater Beach, according to a Request for Proposal document posted online today. “The Bermuda Triangle is a defining feature of Bermuda’s brand identity now so this effort is about further... Read more of this article

Video: 27 People To Take Part In Kia Training

Video: 27 People To Take Part In Kia Training

Bermuda Motors are hosting Kia Technical Training at Bermuda College for Bermuda Motors Service Team, Works & Engineering Staff, Bermuda College Students and overseas guest from Cayman, Belize and Barbados. A total of 27 people will take part in the 5-day course which commenced on March 27, 2017.At a press conference held this morning,Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: 60 Years On The Job For Shirley Hunt

Video: 60 Years On The Job For Shirley Hunt

He has been working at the Elbow Beach Resort for 60 years, and Bell Captain Shirley Hunt says that he still enjoys what he’s doing and has no plans to retire yet. Bernews recently had the opportunity to meet with Mr. Hunt, and guest interviewer Charles Webbe introduced him by saying, “During the ten decades that this hotel has been in existence,... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn made a very impressive showing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Canada this weekend, breaking the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle.Racing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Toronto, Ontario, she shattered the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.24. Ms Blackburn... Read more of this article

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

After crashing over an embankment five weeks ago, the truck has now been moved from its position in the water in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area, with the vehicle seen sitting on a barge this morning. Photo of the truck prior to its removal:The truck crashed quite a distance over the embankment, with the police previously confirming... Read more of this article

BF&M Launching “No Limits” Sailing Program

BF&M Launching “No Limits” Sailing Program

BF&M, in association with the America’s Cup Endeavour Program and Bermuda Autism Support and Education [BASE], is launching the ‘No Limits’ sailing program for children with autism spectrum disorder [ASD]. BF&M’s ‘No Limits’ program seeks to offer sailing as a form of recreational therapy for ASD children, to extend the excitement... Read more of this article

Saltus: ‘Create A Brighter Future For Our Kids’

Saltus: ‘Create A Brighter Future For Our Kids’

The saying goes ‘It’s easier to invest in a child, than repair an adult’. Such is the motivation behind an Early Childhood Symposium, launched by Union Square Productions in partnership with The Child Development Programme. Kicking off at the Bermuda College on Saturday, April 8 from 9am until 1pm, the event will offer presentations and resources... Read more of this article

Junior Davis Cup Team Competing In El Salvador

Junior Davis Cup Team Competing In El Salvador

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association sent their Junior Davis Cup Team of Trey Mallory, Tariq Simons and Scott Redmond to compete this week in El Salvador. The Junior Davis Cup event, is being played at Polideportivo De Ciudad Merliot, El Salvador, and eighteen countries are represented at the event. The team arrived on Friday afternoon lead by National... Read more of this article

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw the island celebrate Earth Hour, the Blossoming Beauty Hair Show, the Kappa Classic, Lamont Marshall break the Bermuda 5000m record, a celebration to mark Ghana’s 60th Independence Anniversary, and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.. News/Misc:Motorcyclist... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2017 Earth Hour Celebrations

Photos & Video: 2017 Earth Hour Celebrations

Last night, Greenrock and a number of other organisations hosted the annual celebration of Earth Hour in Bermuda, bringing the island’s people together for both fun and raising awareness of environmental issues. The evening’s featured activity was a 5K Glow Fun Walk and Run through the City of Hamilton during the “lights out” period from... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Front Street

Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Front Street

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on Friday afternoon on Front Street, which saw a 64-year-old man, who was attempting to walk across the road, “struck by a motorcyclist that did not stop.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are appealing for any witnesses to a reported collision that occurred around 3pm Friday, March... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday March 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday March 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Alize Bailey won the Top Model Worldwide public vote, footballer Oneko Lowe was selected to join the New York Cosmos B Team, the Bermuda Stock Exchange was named the Most Outstanding Offshore Exchange, and Lamont Marshall set a new Bermuda 5000m record were all some of the positive news stories from the past week. In additional good news,... Read more of this article