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Cashiers’ Office Closed Due To Flooding

Cashiers’ Office Closed Due To Flooding

The Government Cashiers’ Office at the Government Administration Building on Parliament Street is closed due to flooding issues on the ground floor. A Government spokesperson said, “Due to flooding issues on the ground floor of the Government Administration Building on Parliament Street, the Government Cashiers’ Office is closed. “Work to restore... Read more of this article

Dept: Phase Out Of Specific Refrigerant Gas

Dept: Phase Out Of Specific Refrigerant Gas

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is informing the public that the “phase out of a specific refrigerant gas that is used to cool some of Bermuda’s industrial spaces, commercial spaces and homes is likely to affect supplies of this gas on the island.” A Government spokesperson said, “The phasing out of certain gasses... Read more of this article

Bermudians To Take Part In Caribbean Festival

Bermudians To Take Part In Caribbean Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced the lineup of local participants who have been selected to represent Bermuda at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados, which will take place from August 17 to August 27. “CARIFESTA – the largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for local artists and performers... Read more of this article

Deadline For Feedback On National Fuels Policy

Deadline For Feedback On National Fuels Policy

The Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Grant Gibbons today [July 4] issued a reminder that the public consultation period on the draft National Fuels Sector Policy for Bermuda is coming to a close this week Friday. The consultation period was opened by the Department of Energy on June 15th, 2017 when the public was invited to provide responses to... Read more of this article

BPSU: Motion Against Post Master General

BPSU: Motion Against Post Master General

Members of the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] Postal Division have “voted overwhelmingly to support a motion of No Confidence in the leadership of the Post Master General”. Citing staffing issues, information technology and equipment malfunctions, and building conditions/health and safety concerns, the BPSU said “On behalf of... Read more of this article

Govt House Gardens To Close On Sunday

Govt House Gardens To Close On Sunday

Government House Gardens will not be open to members of the general public on Sunday [June 25] due to the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence this weekend. Government House said, “Due to the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence this weekend, Government... Read more of this article

Ministry Launch Tax Information Reporting Portal

Ministry Launch Tax Information Reporting Portal

The Bermuda Government launched a new Tax Information Reporting Portal, saying it is an “important and necessary initiative arising out of new international requirements.” “The Ministry of Finance is taking steps to ensure Bermuda is in compliance with the latest global tax cooperation standards,” a spokesperson said. “Deputy... Read more of this article

Proposed Playground At Botanical Gardens

Proposed Playground At Botanical Gardens

The Department of Parks is advising the public of a consultation on the addition of a playground to the Botanical Gardens at 169 South Road in Paget. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks advises the public of a consultation on the addition of a playground to the Botanical Gardens, 169 South Road, Paget. Information is under Resources... Read more of this article

Waste Management To Close Early On Thursday

Waste Management To Close Early On Thursday

The Ministry of Public Works, three divisions of the Waste Management Section will close on Thursday, June 15th at 12 noon to allow employees to attend the funeral service, in memory of the late Mr. William Evans A Government spokesperson said, “In memory of the late Mr. William Evans, a long-serving employee of the Ministry of Public Works, three... Read more of this article

HRH Princess Royal & Sir Tim Laurence To Visit

HRH Princess Royal & Sir Tim Laurence To Visit

Government House today [June 9] announced that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence will make an official visit to Bermuda later this month. Government House said, “Government House is pleased to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence will make an official visit to Bermuda... Read more of this article

Report On State Of ICT In Bermuda 2016

Report On State Of ICT In Bermuda 2016

Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons has released a report entitled State of ICT in Bermuda 2016. The biennial research is undertaken by the Department of ICT Policy and Innovation to assess the prevalence of Information Communications Technology [ICT] in Bermuda from 3 perspectives: infrastructure, usage, and skills. “Bermuda’s success... Read more of this article

New Public Service Commission Regulations

New Public Service Commission Regulations

“I have today brought into effect a new set of regulations, which revoke a number of previous provisions and bring into effect new regulations,” the Governor said this morning [May 29], adding that they “take account of the main concerns that have been expressed to me in relation to the 2016 Regulations while continuing to ensure the... Read more of this article

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