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Police: Consider Neighbours When Flying Kites

Police: Consider Neighbours When Flying Kites

Saying that they continue to “receive complaints regarding kites being flown to the annoyance of residents – particularly in the Astwood Park, Warwick area,” the police said that “members of the public flying kites are requested to be mindful of the noise they create, and the time of day they take part in such activity.” A... Read more of this article

Skyport Reminds Of Responsible Kite Flying

Skyport Reminds Of Responsible Kite Flying

Skyport is reminding the public of restrictions for kite flying surrounding the LF Wade International Airport over the Easter holiday. A spokesperson said, “Kites should not be flown in the Ferry Reach area, Kindley Field Road, and the Clearwater area of St David’s. If kites are flown in these areas, they could end up in the path of aircrafts... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Sale

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Sale

People can buy a Bermuda kite while supporting a good cause as the Salvation Army annual kite sale is currently underway at their King Street location, with participants in the Harbour Light programme putting their kite making skills to use, with the funds raised going towards some of the initiatives. A spokesperson said, “Here at Salvation Army... Read more of this article

Phoenix To Host Free Kite Making Workshops

Phoenix To Host Free Kite Making Workshops

The Phoenix Stores will host their annual kite making workshops at two locations this month, including The Annex Toys and Collector’s Hill Apothecary. The events will take place today [March 10] and March 24 at The Annex Toys and on March 25 at Collectors Hill Apothecary from 12.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Each year both The Annex... Read more of this article

‘Kite Master’ Releases The Art Of Kite Making

‘Kite Master’ Releases The Art Of Kite Making

Eugene ‘Kite Master’ O’Connor Sr. has released his first book, with The Art of Kite Making available now in local stores. To celebrate its release, book signings will take place at the Book Mart in Brown & Co. on Saturday, March 3; Saturday, March 10; Monday, March 19; Wednesday, March 21; and Friday, March 24 from 12.00pm to 3.00pm.A... Read more of this article

Premier Joins Elliot Students For Kite Day

Premier Joins Elliot Students For Kite Day

Premier Michael Dunkley had some Good Friday fun earlier today [April 13] when he joined students at Elliot Primary for their annual kite day. At the invitation of Elliot Primary’s P2 teacher, Beverley Taylor, Premier Dunkley stopped by the school this afternoon, and took time to prepare the childrens’ kites for flying as well as helped... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Workshop

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Workshop

The clients of Salvation Army’s Harbour Light programme showcased their skills by making an array of Bermuda kites, with the sales proceeds  helping to assist them to do activities as part of their recovery therapy. A spokesperson said, “Our chapel has been turned into a kite workshop, and an amazing buzz of energy has been going on in... Read more of this article

BELCO Bird Kite Safety Poster Contest Winners

BELCO Bird Kite Safety Poster Contest Winners

BELCO announced the Grand Prize Winner of their 2017 BELCO Bird Kite Safety Poster Competition as Nailah Chimbi, a year two student at Northlands Primary. Nailah and her class were invited to BELCO Headquarters, where BELCO Bird presented her with a $500 donation that will be used to benefit her class. Nailah also received a hand-crafted Bermuda kite... Read more of this article

Students Receive Kites From Westgate Inmates

Students Receive Kites From Westgate Inmates

Today, students at Victor Scott Primary received the gift of free kites, courtesy of inmates at the Westgate Correctional Facility. “As part of the Lifeline Charity programme, the Minister of National Security Sen. Jeffrey Baron joined the Commissioner of Corrections, Edward Lamb, Corrections Officers and Westgate inmates to present traditional... Read more of this article

Phoenix To Host Free Kite Making Workshops

Phoenix To Host Free Kite Making Workshops

The Phoenix Stores will host its annual kite making workshops at two locations this weekend: The Annex Toys and Collector’s Hill Apothecary. Each year both The Annex Toys and Collector’s Hill Apothecary transform and extend their retail spaces to the community with every aim to keep the tradition of Bermuda kite making alive. This year’s events... Read more of this article

OBA East End Kite Giveaway On April 12th

OBA East End Kite Giveaway On April 12th

The East End branch of the One Bermuda Alliance will be hosting their annual kite giveaway and fun day at Wellington Park on Wednesday, April 12th from 5.30pm until “all the kites are gone.” The event poster said, “There will be a fun castle and games, bring the family for a fun time in the park!” Related StoriesPhoenix... Read more of this article

BPS: Please Be Considerate When Flying Kites

BPS: Please Be Considerate When Flying Kites

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is requesting that people be considerate when flying kites, saying “there are a small number of people who constantly disturb and frustrate their neighbours by flying extremely loud kites.” A police spokesperson said, “Easter in Bermuda is warmly associated with the flying of kites, both the traditional... Read more of this article

Giant Kite Set To Fly At St. David’s Cricket Club

Giant Kite Set To Fly At St. David’s Cricket Club

Members of the public, along with food and product vendors, are busy setting up at St. David’s Cricket Club field in preparation of a full day of activities at the Gilbert Lamb Fun Day celebrating Good Friday, including the possible flight of a kite more than 30 feet in diameter. Kite builder Steven McCallan said of his creation, “This one... Read more of this article