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Photos: Group Cleans Up North Shore Area

Photos: Group Cleans Up North Shore Area

A group recently got together to clean up the North Shore area of Constituency #18 Pembroke West Central, leading to a truck hauling a load of overgrowth away. Nick Kempe said, “We had ten people out and, in less than two hours, achieved very satisfying results. Before the corner was very low visibility and bus passengers had to stand in the road... Read more of this article

Photos: Walking Event Raises Money For TTP

Photos: Walking Event Raises Money For TTP

This Saturday [Sept 19] more than two dozen walkers and their dogs participated as “Team Bermuda Gold” in the “International Walk To Answer TTP Together,” which aims to raise awareness and funds for research on Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura [TTP.] “TTP is a rare autoimmune blood disorder that is considered a true medical... Read more of this article

Photos: Gombey Festival Held At Stadium

Photos: Gombey Festival Held At Stadium

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs hosted the annual Gombey Festival today [Sept 12], with the showcase of Bermuda’s premier folk dancers taking place at the W.E.R. Joell Tennis Stadium. Governor George Fergusson, Acting Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Jeanne Atherden and others joined the crowd at the tennis stadium with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Causeway BBQ Throwdown

Photos & Video: Causeway BBQ Throwdown

Selena’s Annual Causeway BBQ Throw Down & Block Party was held today [Sept 6] on Kindley Field in St George’s, and saw hundreds of people attend to enjoy the event and taste the BBQ fare.Barbecue enthusiasts, many previous year participants, converged upon the East End to earn trophies and barbecue bragging rights at the annual contest. The... Read more of this article

Photos: Soul Food Promotions Community Jam

Photos: Soul Food Promotions Community Jam

[Updated with video] Soul Food Promotions’ first ever Back 2 School Community Jam was held today [Sept 5], with fun activities taking place for children and families at the Parsons Road park and playground throughout the afternoon.The event featured free hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken legs, and mac ‘n cheese provided by Fish ‘n Tings and Jamaican... Read more of this article

Photos: Berkeley Class Of 1990 Holds Reunion

Photos: Berkeley Class Of 1990 Holds Reunion

The Berkeley Institute Class of 1990 held its 25th year reunion on Saturday, August 8, with the event held at Clearwater Beach in front of Gombeys. The evening included music by DJ Brotha Ritchie and DJ Siid James and the Green vs. Gold Olympics, with a meal available that included herb baked chicken, fried fish with sauteed onions, roasted potatoes,... Read more of this article

Photos: Emancipation Celebration Honours 20

Photos: Emancipation Celebration Honours 20

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs celebrated 20 honourees at the Ruth Seaton James auditorium last night [July 26], with an official programme to commemorate Emancipation Day, featuring drummers, dancers, singers and a performance by Rockfire Productions. Heather Whalen, Director of Community and Cultural Affairs, previously said, “We... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Sandys Branches Hold Clean-Up

Photos: PLP Sandys Branches Hold Clean-Up

[Updated with more photos] The PLP Sandys Branches [Constituencies 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36] held a clean-up day at the Packwood Home on Saturday [July 11], with around 20 volunteers joining PLP MPs Dennis Lister, Kim Wilson, Michael Scott and Jamahl Simmons. They started work at around 8.00am, and by time they finished the volunteers had  cleaned the... Read more of this article

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] recently marked their fourth public beach clean-up this summer as the groups work to enhance the beach experience for all users, visitors and residents alike. This weekend saw them clean up Elbow Beach, and previous clean-ups have included Clearwater Beach, Mangrove Bay, and Warwick... Read more of this article

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

The 20th annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit got underway today [July 4] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. The Festival Of The Holy Spirit started centuries ago in the Azores, and is still celebrated today by Portuguese citizens and descendants worldwide. The two night event is filled with... Read more of this article

Photos: Showoff Extravaganza At PHC Field

Photos: Showoff Extravaganza At PHC Field

The Pembroke Hamilton Club [PHC] held their “Showoff” event today [June 27], with the entertainment extravaganza and fun day featuring a wide array of entertainment and family fun. The PHC Majorettes & Drum Corps of Bermuda is a family youth organization that promotes performing arts in Bermuda through baton twirling and drumming, focusing... Read more of this article

Photos: NVCC Host Harold “Doc” Dowling Day

Photos: NVCC Host Harold “Doc” Dowling Day

Inclement weather this morning did not stop members of the community from coming out when North Village Community Club held Harold “Doc” Dowling Day today [June 27] with activities kicking off at 11.00am. The day included a fun walk, team games including football, softball, and netball, family games, a free lunch, and refreshments available... Read more of this article

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