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Photos & Video: Gospel Graffiti Competition

Photos & Video: Gospel Graffiti Competition

Now in its second year, the Impact Ministry of the New Testament Church of God on North Shore hosted the Gospel Graffiti Art Competition yesterday [Sept 13], with church members, friends and artists gathering to decorate the church’s walls.Impact team leader Akilah Swan explained that the idea first grew out of doing set design for a play, and... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Annual Bermuda Gombey Festival

Photo Set #2: Annual Bermuda Gombey Festival

Gombeys troupes across the island converged on the W. E. R. Joell Tennis Stadium last night [Sept 12], as the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs hosted the Gombey Festival. The event is held annually, with an aim to provide exposure to the folk art and traditions of the Bermudian Gombeys. We will have video coverage of the Festival later... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Annual Bermuda Gombey Festival

Photo Set #1: Annual Bermuda Gombey Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs hosted the annual Gombey Festival on Saturday evening [Sept 13] at the Tennis Stadium, with the event designed to showcase one of the island’s most iconic and beloved traditions. Speaking before the event, Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Wayne Scott said, “The Gombey Festival is held annually... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: NVCC Education Centre Opens

Photos, Video: NVCC Education Centre Opens

[Updated] With Governor George Fergusson, Shadow Minister of Community & Sports Michael Weeks, and Jim Butterfield and Spencer Butterfield of Butterfield & Vallis on hand, the North Village Community Club officially opened their Education Centre yesterday [Sept 12]. A NVCC spokesperson said, “The Education Centre will offer a safe, supervised... Read more of this article

Photos: Montpelier Cleans Up Railway Trail

Photos: Montpelier Cleans Up Railway Trail

More than 30 employees from Montpelier Reinsurance marked the company’s annual Global Day of Giving today [Sept 11] by cleaning up a portion of the Railway Trail. The project was organized in support of Friends of Bermuda Railway Trail [FBRT], a non-profit group working to connect and rejuvenate the trail in partnership with the Parks Department. Montpelier... Read more of this article

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

[Updating with photos] Bermuda’s students returned to school this morning [Sept 8], with the crowds of children including both little ones enjoying their very first day at “big school” and older students returning to their studies following the conclusion of summer break. The Bernews cameraman visited a few schools his morning’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: PLP Back To School Fun Day

Photos & Video: PLP Back To School Fun Day

Constituencies 14, 15, 16 and 21 of the Progressive Labour Party hosted their Back To School Fun Day at Victor Scott Primary School field on Saturday afternoon [Sept 6], with school students from across the island joining area MPs Walter Roban, Michael Weeks, and Rolfe Commissiong.The day’s festivities included a fun castle, slide, cotton candy,... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Second Day Of 2014 Cup Match

Photo Set #4: Second Day Of 2014 Cup Match

There was no shortage of style and fashions at the second day of Cup Match at Somerset Cricket Club on Friday [Aug 1].Somerset claimed the coveted Cup, defeating St. George’s in a thrilling game that saw the Somerset grounds filled with spectators and cricket fans.As always, there was as much action off the field as on it, with locals decked out... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Second Day Of 2014 Cup Match

Photo Set #3: Second Day Of 2014 Cup Match

On the second day of Cup Match, Somerset claimed the coveted Cup, defeating St. George’s in a thrilling game at Somerset Cricket Club that came to a close around 7.30pm on Friday [Aug 1].Fans of the game and those looking to experience all that the Cup Match Classic has to offer filled the grounds at Somerset Cricket Club with camps filled and vendors... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #3: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

The Non-Mariners Race — which sees “non-boats” hit the water with most collapsing and sinking within minutes — took place on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] at the Sandys Boat Club, with large crowds in attendance. The “non-event” kicks off with the “non-colors raising,” which is followed by “non-penguins... Read more of this article