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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

Photo Set #2: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #2: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

The Sandys Boat Club played host to huge crowds on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] as people made their way to the west by both land and sea for the annual Non-Mariners Race, which sees unusual watercraft take to the water, with most collapsing and sinking only a few feet from shore.The “non-boats” often have a theme based on news events, and... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Droves of people made their way by both land and sea to Sandys Boat Club on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] to take part in the last big event for the holiday weekend — the annual Non-Mariners Race. The race, or more correctly the “non-race” sees objects fashioned into watercraft take to the water, with most sinking within minutes.The “non-boats”... Read more of this article

Webcast Replay & Photos: Non-Mariners Race

Webcast Replay & Photos: Non-Mariners Race

[Updated] The annual Non-Mariners Race is getting underway today [Aug 3] at the Sandys Boat Club, with the always popular ‘non-event’ seeing strange and unusual watercraft taking to the water, most sinking within minutes. The Non-Mariners Race started decades ago when a group of drinking friends debated the flotation properties of baby carriages,... Read more of this article