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Videos: Around The Island Powerboat Race Start

Videos: Around The Island Powerboat Race Start

[Updated] The 2019 Rubis Around the Island Powerboat Race is getting underway this afternoon [Aug 18] with racing scheduled to begin at 2.00pm from Ferry Reach. You can watch a live stream below, and we will have additional coverage later on after the event concludes. Update: The live replay is belowUpdate: A second live replay is below, filmed from... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Aug 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Aug 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Flora Duffy won a gold medal in Tokyo, Nahki Wells scored for QPR, Zeiko Lewis was named Charleston Battery’s Player of the Month, and Canadian bridal magazine Today’s Bride utilized Bermuda’s beauty as a backdrop were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In additional good news, Tiffany Dawson made the top... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Unity Festival Concert Event

Photos & Video: Unity Festival Concert Event

Reggae veteran Buju Banton took to the stage at the Unity Festival concert event held at the National Sports Centre on Saturday night [Aug 17] along with other international artists including Agent Sasco aka Assassin and Masicka. Bermudian artists Jesse Seymour, Live Wires and C’Danger also performed, all backed by the Wall Street Band.DJs scheduled... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Eastern County Cup 2nd Round

Photos & Video: Eastern County Cup 2nd Round

The Eastern County Cricket Association is hosting the 2019 second round match featuring cup holders St. David’s County Cricket Club and Cleveland County Cricket Club today [Aug 17] at Lord’s in St. David’s.St. David’s won the toss this morning and sent Cleveland County in to bat. St. David’s spent most of the day on the field before... Read more of this article

Premier Hands Out Buju Banton Concert Tickets

Premier Hands Out Buju Banton Concert Tickets

Premier David Burt sent out a call to the community via his social media for individuals to nominate someone who would be deserving of a free ticket to the Unity Festival Buju Banton concert. A spokesperson said, “Unity Festival promoters provided the Bermuda Government with a number of tickets to be given out to members of the community as a... Read more of this article

Marine Safety Advisory: Round The Island Race

Marine Safety Advisory: Round The Island Race

The Bermuda Police Service is reminding members of the public that the Around the Island Powerboat Race will take place starting at 2.00pm Sunday [Aug 18] and they are encouraging everyone to “make this year’s event as safe as possible for all users of Bermuda’s waters”. A police spokesperson said, “While the Bermuda Powerboat... Read more of this article

Video: August 17th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 17th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Car overturns after collision in Sandys, Round the Island powerboat race this Sunday, Greenpeace’s Expedition to the Sargasso Sea, Dolphins appoint Victor Ruberry as head coach, PHC Foundation award $45,000 in scholarships, Lesley White sponsors new football initiative, and Buju Banton to perform tonight at the National Stadium are some of the stories... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: August 16 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 16 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

Ministry Seeks Feedback On Proposed Changes

Ministry Seeks Feedback On Proposed Changes

The Ministry of Health is urging the public to view the proposed Bermuda Health Plan, and said that there will be “four months of public dialogue” to “ensure we have the broadest consensus on the changes to come.” A spokesperson said, “As a follow-up to last week’s announcement of the public consultation to improve healthcare... Read more of this article

Car Overturns After Collision In Sandys

Car Overturns After Collision In Sandys

A driver has been transported to hospital following a car crash in Sandys that resulted in the car overturning. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 13.43hrs. reporting a single vehicle accident in Sandys near Overplus Lane. “Upon arrival, firefighters noticed an overturned car in the west... Read more of this article

Lesley White Sponsors New Football Initiative

Lesley White Sponsors New Football Initiative

The Bermuda Football Association announced that new award that has been made possible by 2019 BFA Legend Lesley Cherry White. Through her generous support, the BFA will be able to send a female National Academy Player for a training experience overseas every year, and the inaugural recipient is Katherine Bean-Rosario.Katherine, who recently participated... Read more of this article

Wayne Wonder Will Not Perform At Unity Festival

Wayne Wonder Will Not Perform At Unity Festival

[Updated] The Unity Festival organizers said they “regrettably announce that due to circumstances beyond their control Wayne Wonder will not be performing at Unity Festival on August 17, 2019.” “All other advertised acts are confirmed and scheduled to performed and the Unity Festival organizers promise attendees an amazing show full... Read more of this article

Road Closures For Unity Concert On Saturday

Road Closures For Unity Concert On Saturday

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding the public of the road restrictions and road closures that will be in effect along Frog Lane, Roberts Avenue and Parson’s Road for the Unity Festival concert on Saturday [Aug 17]. A Government spokesperson said, “The road restrictions will be in effect from Saturday, 17 August to Sunday 18 August, 2019.“Frog... Read more of this article