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PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

“The news of the closing of the Salt Kettle Guest House is bad news for the owners, bad news for Bermuda and bad news for Bermudians,” said Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva, adding that it means job losses and a reduction in beds for our visitors. As Bernews reported on Friday, the Salt Kettle Guest House in Paget [pictured] plans to... Read more of this article

Salt Kettle To Change To Residential Rentals

Salt Kettle To Change To Residential Rentals

After more than four decades of serving the visitor market, the Salt Kettle Guest House in Paget plans to transform itself from a small guest house to a five-unit residential rental offering in the coming year. Opened in 1970 by Bobby and Hazel Lowe, the Salt Kettle Guest House has enjoyed a high return guest history spanning generations, and the family-owned... Read more of this article

OBA: “Trying To Turn A Lemon Into Lemonade”

OBA: “Trying To Turn A Lemon Into Lemonade”

[Updated w/PLP response] The Government is “trying to turn a lemon into lemonade” with the Grand Atlantic and “it’s time the PLP dialed back their politics-first approach to national issues and support actions that can help Bermuda,” the OBA said. A statement from the party in response to recent comments by the Opposition... Read more of this article

PLP Oppose “Attempt To Displace A Family”

PLP Oppose “Attempt To Displace A Family”

The latest attempt to displace the last remaining residents of the Grand Atlantic Development is one that “we condemn and pledge to oppose with every measure at our disposal,” Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva said today. In a statement earlier this week the Government said, ““The remaining lone occupants of the development have... Read more of this article

MOU Extension For Bermudiana Beach Resort

MOU Extension For Bermudiana Beach Resort

The Bermudiana Beach Resort has been granted a 90-day extension to the MOU, and the Ministry has also noted that the remaining lone occupants of the Grand Atlantic development have “thus far refused all offers to relocate. ” The Ministry of Public Works said that they have been granted a 90-day extension to the Memorandum of Understanding... Read more of this article

Warwick MP: Residents Should Be Consulted

Warwick MP: Residents Should Be Consulted

Lawrence Scott — the MP for Warwick South East — said the One Bermuda Alliance Cabinet and what he termed the “alleged independent environmental activist” group BEST have “continued to articulate plans” for the proposed revised Grand Atlantic project “without formally meeting with the residents of the area who... Read more of this article

BEST “Applauds” Upgrade Of Building Codes

BEST “Applauds” Upgrade Of Building Codes

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they wish to “applaud the Department of Planning [DOP] on its recent upgrade of the Bermuda Building Code. “Bermuda is fortunate that having Building Codes in place has kept the standards of construction high. On one hand, our standards have retained an aesthetically pleasing... Read more of this article

Ministers Attend Pink Beach Groundbreaking

Ministers Attend Pink Beach Groundbreaking

Yesterday [July 12] Premier Michael Dunkley, joined Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell and Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy for an informal groundbreaking at the Pink Beach Club. The event signals the formal start of redevelopment works at the hotel site, which is being developed by Sardis Developments Ltd. Also present... Read more of this article

Governor: Concerns “Not Clear, Urgent Enough”

Governor: Concerns “Not Clear, Urgent Enough”

Governor George Fergusson responded to the Motion passed by the House of Assembly on 4 July which proposed he appoint a Commission of Inquiry into certain historic land transactions, saying the debate “raised serious concerns” but “they are not clear enough or urgent enough to justify a Commission of the type proposed.” Opposition MP... Read more of this article

Hamilton Small Business Offices Expand

Hamilton Small Business Offices Expand

A home for start-ups and small businesses is expanding, taking the lease on a two-story office space in Hamilton. Dubbed “nineteen,” the endeavor already has office space on Queen Street but, with that space now full, owner Tim Miller has signed a deal to take over two floors of offices on Burnaby Street. Mr. Miller said, “When I started... Read more of this article


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