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10 Knot Speed Limit In Hamilton Harbour

10 Knot Speed Limit In Hamilton Harbour

The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities has implemented a “10 knot speed limit to reduce excessive speed in the confines” of Hamilton Harbour.A spokesperson said, “A 10 knot speed limit will go into effect in Hamilton Harbour tomorrow, Friday 19 May as per the BR Notice Marine Board [Control Over Maritime Traffic] [Hamilton... Read more of this article

TCD & BECL Will Open Again Tomorrow

TCD & BECL Will Open Again Tomorrow

TCD and the Bermuda Emissions Control testing centre on North Street will be open tomorrow [May 12], after being closed today and part of yesterday, due to the absence of running water. A spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department [TCD] and the Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. [BECL] testing centre on North Street are expected to be open again... Read more of this article

Registrar General Issues Fundraising Advisory

Registrar General Issues Fundraising Advisory

The Registrar General has issued an advisory to “remind the public that it is illegal to solicit money for charitable causes if you are not a registered charity, acting on behalf of a registered charity or have a temporary fundraising license.” Registrar General Aubrey Pennyman stated, “In Bermuda our residents are very supportive of charitable... Read more of this article

Govt House Hosts Queen’s Birthday Party

Govt House Hosts Queen’s Birthday Party

On April 20th, the Governor welcomed a cross section of the community to Government House to celebrate the 91st birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. “Amongst those present were first-time attendees who had applied for an invitation to attend through the online ballot as well as volunteers who were nominated to receive an invitation by their respective... Read more of this article

Department Of Parks Office Relocating

Department Of Parks Office Relocating

The Department of Parks team will be moving to a new location on the ground floor of Global House on Church Street, and there will be “limited administrative services” on Friday and Monday. A government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks wishes to advise the public that tomorrow the Department of Parks team is moving to a... Read more of this article

Landscaping Firms Working On Railway Trail

Landscaping Firms Working On Railway Trail

The Ministry of the Environment said that six private landscaping firms, who bid through an open tendering process, have begun “grooming eight select areas of the Railway Trial.” Acting Parks Director Jonelle Christopher said, “Bermuda has endured some very strong hurricanes in the last several years. As a result, there is considerable... Read more of this article

Internship Opportunity At Govt London Office

Internship Opportunity At Govt London Office

In July 2016, the Government of Bermuda London Office, together with the Department of Workforce Development, launched an internship programme for Bermudian graduates currently living in the UK. The internship is developed to provide Bermudian graduates with an opportunity to gain exposure in the UK and EU market through Government and Private sector... Read more of this article

Entry Forms Available For Queen’s Birthday Party

Entry Forms Available For Queen’s Birthday Party

Government House is inviting anyone who would like to attend this year’s Queen Birthday Party — which will be held at Government House on April 20th — to complete the online entry form. A spokesperson said, “This year the Queen’s Birthday Party will be held at Government House on Thursday, 20 April between 6 and 8 pm. “The Governor... Read more of this article

Deloitte Release 2017/18 ‘Budget Snapshot’

Deloitte Release 2017/18 ‘Budget Snapshot’

Following the delivery of the 2017 Budget by Finance Minister Bob Richards this morning [Feb 24] in the House of Assembly, Deloitte released a ‘Budget Snapshot’, which highlights some of the key points from the Budget Speech, and follows in full below. You can click here to view our live blog, and click here to view all our coverage of the 2017... Read more of this article

Social Insurance Dept Office Closed This Week

Social Insurance Dept Office Closed This Week

The Department of Social Insurance is in the process of moving to the ground floor of the Government Administration Building on Parliament Street, with the administrative office closed to the general public for the balance of the week. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Social Insurance is not open to the public today, Thursday, 16th of February,... Read more of this article

Department Of Social Insurance Moving Back

Department Of Social Insurance Moving Back

The Department of Social Insurance is currently in the process of moving back to the ground floor of the Government Administration Building on Parliament Street. “The administrative office will be closed to the general public Thursday, 16th of February, and Friday, the 17th of February,” a spokesperson said. “Phone lines to the Department... Read more of this article

The Earl Of Wessex To Visit Bermuda In March

The Earl Of Wessex To Visit Bermuda In March

Government House announced that His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex — the youngest child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh — will be visiting Bermuda from March 3-5. “This is a working visit on behalf of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda,” a Government House spokesperson said. “During his time... Read more of this article

Customs Observing International Customs Day

Customs Observing International Customs Day

The Department of Customs Department is highlighting “International Customs Day” on Thursday [Jan. 26] and leading up to the day, the Department is hosting a few events this week. This year’s “International Customs Day” theme is Data Analysis for Effective Border Management. “International Customs Day” is observed annually by Customs organizations... Read more of this article