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Agricultural Exhibition To Start On Thursday

Agricultural Exhibition To Start On Thursday

The 76th Agricultural Exhibition will be held on Thursday, April 24th, Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th at the Botanical Gardens, and the theme for this year is “Growing for the Next Generation” This year the Agricultural Exhibition will feature overseas Trampoline Act The French Connection. “This is a performance high in energy... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: ‘Need To Move Quickly & Proactively’

Kim Swan: ‘Need To Move Quickly & Proactively’

“In addition to the public relations crisis, Bermuda needs to move quickly and proactively to assure the world that we will take steps to discontinue pumping raw sewage to sea,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said. The issue has been in the headlines recently following the U.S. Consulate issuing a “Security Message” entitled “Contaminated... Read more of this article

Shark Leaves Aquarium, Returned To The Wild

Shark Leaves Aquarium, Returned To The Wild

Yesterday [Apr 18] the Ocean Vet team of Dr Neil Burnie, Choy Aming and pilot Dylan Ward assisted the BAMZ team in seeing a Galapagos shark returned to the wild. Dr Burnie has done this type of release for BAMZ before, with “Osborne” being released in 2012 after aggression developed between him and the large grouper in the Aquarium’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Shipwreck Featured On BBC TV Series

Bermuda Shipwreck Featured On BBC TV Series

[Updated] This week a ship wrecked on Bermuda’s reefs was featured in a major BBC series on well-known Scottish-built vessels. The TV series, “Clydebuilt: The Ships that Made the Commonwealth”, is presented by Scottish actor and TV presenter David Hayman. The wreck, the ‘Nola’, also known as the ‘Montana’ [1863], sits just outside Western... Read more of this article

West Pembroke Primary Opens Sensory Garden

West Pembroke Primary Opens Sensory Garden

Junior Minister of Education Leah Scott yesterday [Apr 15] helped to open a unique Sensory Garden created by the ASD Department at West Pembroke Primary School. A spokesperson said, “The students and their teachers, Miss Freda Trimm and Miss Zola French, worked for several months along with volunteers to complete the project located in the courtyard... Read more of this article

Ministry Provides Update On “Greaseball” Issue

Ministry Provides Update On “Greaseball” Issue

The Ministry of Health and Environment provided the an update regarding the “greaseballs” which have been spotted washing ashore this week on several South Shore beaches.The full statement from the Ministry is below: The Ministry of Health and Environment would like to provide the general public with an update regarding greaseballs which... Read more of this article

Solar Panel Rebate Programme Ends This Month

Solar Panel Rebate Programme Ends This Month

The Department of Energy’s Solar Photovoltaic Rebate Initiative which began in 2009 will end this month following five years of steady growth and a notable increase in solar panel and residential solar hot-water installations. A spokesperson said, “The rebate scheme began as an incentive to offer residents up to $5,000 for the installation of... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Addresses “Greaseball” Issue

Video: Minister Addresses “Greaseball” Issue

A press conference was held this afternoon [Apr 15] following the discovery of what the Minister called “greaseballs” on Grape Bay Beach in Paget. Those present included Minister of Health & Environment Trevor Moniz, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury, Minister Wayne Scott and... Read more of this article

PLP: “OBA Has Failed To Address The Issue”

PLP: “OBA Has Failed To Address The Issue”

“Today, the OBA’s version of the truth has been blown out of the water and now our people, beaches, our sea life and our tourism economy are paying the price for their lies and inaction,” Shadow Minister of Health Zane DeSilva said today [Apr 15]. Mr. DeSilva’s comments come after what Health & Environment Minister Trevor Moniz... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies For Queen Elizabeth

Bermuda Easter Lilies For Queen Elizabeth

Governor George Fergusson and Mrs Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty the Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Debbie and Alan Cameron for Aberfeldy Nursery in Paget. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies would travel on this evening’s [Apr 15] British Airway’s flight to London... Read more of this article


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