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Tynes Bay Facility Marks 20th Anniversary

Tynes Bay Facility Marks 20th Anniversary

The Tynes Bay Facility is marking their 20th anniversary, with five staff members —  Alfred Furbert, Cheryl Jones-Stanley, Colvin Manning, Stuart Matthews and Steven Robinson – who have served since the plant’s very inception being acknowledged. At the official opening ceremony, Minister of Public Works, Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said,... Read more of this article

Axis Capital Help Clean Up Historic Property

Axis Capital Help Clean Up Historic Property

The Bermuda National Trust’s historic home “Devondale” receives refurbishment support on Wednesday, September 17th, as a volunteer group from AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. spent the day at the Bermuda National Trust historic home Devondale in Smith’s Parish. While one team laboured clearing invasive plants and weeding flowerbeds another group were... Read more of this article

Waterspouts Seen Off The East End Today

Waterspouts Seen Off The East End Today

Waterspouts were seen in the east end earlier today [Sept 29], with a reader mailing in a photo saying that she say numerous waterspouts off St. David’s. The Bermuda Weather Service confirmed via social media that there were waterspouts off the east end today, and their forecast for today said, “Low pressure centered to the west of Bermuda... Read more of this article

New Recycle Bermuda Campaign Launches

New Recycle Bermuda Campaign Launches

The Sustainable Development Department, in partnership with the Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works, today [Sept 29] launched a new two-week Recycle Bermuda campaign. The value and importance of recycling to the island will be promoted from September 29 through October 11, 2014. A spokesperson said, “This Recycle Bermuda campaign... Read more of this article

Photo: Man On Bike With Parrots On Shoulder

Photo: Man On Bike With Parrots On Shoulder

“You never know what you are going to see when you are out birding,” said a post on the Bermuda Audubon Society’s Facebook page, which was accompanied by a photo of a man on a bike with a bird perched on both his shoulders. Bermuda Audubon Society President Andrew Dobson said he doesn’t know who the man is, and just passed him, and... Read more of this article

BSoA Set To Host Kokadomus Workshop

BSoA Set To Host Kokadomus Workshop

The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] is getting set to host a Kokadomus making workshop with Omari Dill on September 27, 2014 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. The entry fee for the workshop is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. All materials will be provided and participants will be able to bring home the two plants that they create. Ms. Dill is a graduate... Read more of this article

Fox News Spotlights Bermuda Undersea Walk

Fox News Spotlights Bermuda Undersea Walk

In a piece highlighting “13 family-friendly dive sites for your kids,” Fox News has spotlighted Hartley’s Undersea Walk, the unique helmet diving experience offered on the island. About Hartley’s Bermuda Undersea Walk, Fox News — which calls us the “Caribbean island of Bermuda” — says, “You can have... Read more of this article

Local Photographer Showcases Flowers

Local Photographer Showcases Flowers

Local photographer Gillian Outerbridge has turned her lens to the job of capturing the island’s flowers, creating a number of pieces under the title of Abstraction, with the pieces offering “freedom from representational qualities in art.” The photos in the collection are currently available for purchase by the public. With the entire... Read more of this article

BEDC To Host Green/Blue Business Seminar

BEDC To Host Green/Blue Business Seminar

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will be hosting an industry specific seminar entitled Green & Blue Economies Matter in order to help educate potential entrepreneurs on the value of operating a business in the green and blue [water] industries. On Thursday, September 25, 2014 the seminar will be held at the Bermuda Underwater... Read more of this article

Court Awards BEST $70,000 In Legal Costs

Court Awards BEST $70,000 In Legal Costs

Following legal action by the Bermuda Environmental and Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] against the Government in reference to the Tucker’s Point development, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Ministry of Home Affairs must pay BEST $70,000 in legal costs. Chief Justice Ian Kawaley’s ruling said, “Erring very generously in favour... Read more of this article