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Electricity Policy Town Hall On February 19th

Electricity Policy Town Hall On February 19th

A Town Hall on Bermuda’s Electricity Policy will be held at Heritage Worship Centre New Testament Church of God on Dundonald Street on Thursday, February 19th from 6:30 – 8:30pm. The promo flyer said, “The Department of Energy has begun the process of developing new electricity policy for Bermuda. You may be expecting another ‘Town... Read more of this article

Petition: Botanical Gardens Maintenance Yard

Petition: Botanical Gardens Maintenance Yard

Action group Take Back Our Park has started an online petition to let people have their say over a maintenance yard being built in the middle of the Botanical Gardens. A statement from the group said, “Take Back Our Park wants to see work on the yard, which includes two new two-story buildings, a water tank, and staff parking lot, halted as the... Read more of this article

Nick Hutchings: Politics Of Deep Sea Mining

Nick Hutchings: Politics Of Deep Sea Mining

[Opinion column written by Nick Hutchings] “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates. Deep sea mining featured in the political arena last year during the Throne Speech debate with veteran politician Glenn Blakeney and new comer Glen Smith squaring off over the issue. Blakney claims deep... Read more of this article

Youth Rugby Squad Cleans Trail, Raises Funds

Youth Rugby Squad Cleans Trail, Raises Funds

The Bermuda Youth Rugby U17 squad recently joined Tucker and Mike Murphy and the Parks Department in order to clear the Railway Trail on both sides of Store Hill, where the proposal is to bridge Store Hill in conjunction with FBRT. A spokesperson said, “A full complement of players and coaches, totaling 26, showed up at 8.00am last Saturday [Jan... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Keep Bermuda Beautiful has received a $10,000 donation from The Garden Club of Bermuda to go toward KBB’s 2015 fundraising drive. The presentation took place at the Garden Club’s January General Meeting where the Club President, Susan Conyers said, “We are delighted to be able to support this very worthwhile organization.” [Left to Right]: Susan... Read more of this article

Landscape Maintenance Disrupted By Meeting

Landscape Maintenance Disrupted By Meeting

The ongoing Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] meetings have lead to a disruption in parks maintenance around the island the Department of Parks said today [Jan 27], advising that landscape maintenance at both parks and government properties had been effected. A spokesperson for the Department of Parks said, “The Department of Parks would like... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Science Week Still On Today

Bermuda College Science Week Still On Today

The Bermuda College Science Week 2015 is still going ahead today, albeit on a much smaller scale, the College said this morning [Jan 27]. A spokesperson said, “Over 400 middle and high school students were expected on campus to interact with College lecturers on the various science disciplines and enjoy a day of experiments and demonstrations.... Read more of this article

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

A report — Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea: Legal and Environmental Issues in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction — has been released by the Sargasso Sea Commission, Centre for International Law of the National University of Singapore [CIL], George Washington University Law School, and the International Cable Protection Committee [ICPC]. The... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy Skype Session With Scientist

Students Enjoy Skype Session With Scientist

Warwick Academy’s Year 3 Jabour and Vallis recently had a live Skype lesson courtesy of the Catlin Education outreach programme, which offered the opportunity for students to speak to a member of the Catlin Seaview Survey expedition in the Southeast Asian “Coral Triangle” via Skype in the classroom. Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop and members... Read more of this article

Workshop On Bermuda’s Future Energy Policy

Workshop On Bermuda’s Future Energy Policy

The Department of Energy today moved forward with discussion on policy development, arising out of the Energy Summit held in November. “The workshop – the first in a series of consultations – was held at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel this morning. It included stakeholders invited to the November Summit, together with others who have expressed... Read more of this article


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