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Podcast: Martha Dismont On Child Neglect/Abuse

Podcast: Martha Dismont On Child Neglect/Abuse

In the latest Bernews podcast, we sit down with Martha Dismont, the Executive Director of the Family Centre, which has recently launched a campaign called ‘Neglect Is Abuse, See It, Stop It’ to try and stem a significant rise in cases of child neglect. Ms Dismont links the rise in neglect cases directly “to the conditions we are seeing in Bermuda”,... Read more of this article

Saltus Set To Host Lower Primary Open Houses

Saltus Set To Host Lower Primary Open Houses

Saltus Grammar School is getting set to host two open houses on its premises, with tours of the school’s Lower Primary Department on Wednesday, September 28. The first open house will take place from 9.00am through 11.00am, while the second will be held from 5.30pm through 7.00pm. The event poster says, “From 9.00am to 11.00am, we invite you to... Read more of this article

‘Neglect Is Abuse, See It, Stop It’ Campaign

‘Neglect Is Abuse, See It, Stop It’ Campaign

Family Centre is launching its annual campaign geared to raise awareness on what constitutes neglect of children and what should be done about it. Executive Director of Family Centre Martha Dismont states, “A priority for our agency has always been to advocate for the protection of children, our community’s greatest asset. We recognize that we have... Read more of this article

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Thousands of Bermuda’s students returned to school this morning [Sept 8], with the crowds of children including both little ones enjoying their very first day at “big school”, and older students returning to their studies following the conclusion of summer break. Parents, guardians, students and teachers alike were beaming with excitement and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: City’s Back To School Fun Day

Photos & Video: City’s Back To School Fun Day

[Updated with video] The City of Hamilton is hosting a free Back to School event at the City Hall grounds today [Sept 3] in order to celebrate the start of the new school year. The event — which is set to continue until 7pm — involves $1,500 worth of school supplies being given out as prizes; with shoes, backpacks and more given away,... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Celebrates Back To School

City Of Hamilton Celebrates Back To School

The City of Hamilton is celebrating the start of the school term by hosting a free public event on City Hall grounds this weekend, Saturday September 3rd. A spokesperson said, “The festivities at this free City event will involve up to $1500 of prize giveaways in school supplies, shoes, backpacks and more as well as a host of musical entertainment... Read more of this article

Each One Reach One Back To School Campaign

Each One Reach One Back To School Campaign

Gina Spence Productions [GSP] is partnering with Gibbons Company for the ‘Each One Reach One’ back to school campaign, with recycled school uniforms to be distributed to families in need ahead of the upcoming school year. A spokesperson said, “Gina Spence Productions are partnering with Gibbons Company once again for their uniform... Read more of this article

Tumble Tots Celebrating Its 31st Anniversary

Tumble Tots Celebrating Its 31st Anniversary

After recognizing a need for a program designed specifically for younger age groups more than three decades ago, Anne Hines and Christine DeSilva combined their extensive education experience in order to create Tumble Tots Bermuda, which is currently celebrating its 31st anniversary. Tumble Tots’ mission 31 years ago was to “promote strong... Read more of this article

Scouting Units Take Part In Trunk Island Camp

Scouting Units Take Part In Trunk Island Camp

Scouting units from three different groups recently converged on Trunk Island, in Harrington Sound, for a 5-day camp. A spokesperson said, “During the camp, the scouts were exposed to a variety of activates, that are not usually available to them. Activities included a nature talk from Dr. David Wingate, conservation work which involved removing... Read more of this article

‘Back 2 School Giveaway’ Set For This Weekend

‘Back 2 School Giveaway’ Set For This Weekend

Restoration Ministries will host a ‘Back 2 School Giveaway’ at the Bermuda Institute auditorium on Saturday, August 13 from 10.00am to 12.00pm, or until all supplies have been distributed. A spokesperson said, “Doors open at 10.00am and all are welcome. Restoration Ministries understands that many people are still in need and want... Read more of this article

Results: Disney Cup Soccer Tournament For U9

Results: Disney Cup Soccer Tournament For U9

The Bermuda Triangle FC U9s, coached by Marvin Belboda and Colin Smith and captained by Malachai Belboda, recently took part in the Disney Cup Soccer Tournament. The team included Milo Morrison, James Cooper, Alexander Rymon-Lipinski, Isheanopa Hunidzarira, London Robinson, Daion Swan-Desilva, Rajun Cox, Kruze Pryce, Emeer Peets, and Tiago Correia. A... Read more of this article

Kids ‘Round The Sound Seagull Race’ Held

Kids ‘Round The Sound Seagull Race’ Held

The second annual Kids Round the Sound Seagull Race was held on Saturday [July 16], with the race course starting at Spanish Point Boat Club, through Watford Bridge, around Dockyard, and ending back at the Club.There was one boat in Class A [family - 1 kid/1 adult] minimum, and three boats in Class B [child - kids only, 1 over 12]. Rosalind Wingate,... Read more of this article

TROIKA Launches “Talent Project” For Kids

TROIKA Launches “Talent Project” For Kids

TROIKA Bermuda is getting set to host a “Talent Project” for TROIKA Kids ages 6-13 years old who can dance, sing, act, or play an instrument. A spokesperson said, “We would like to give the younger artists a platform and opportunity to showcase their talents, while at the same time, mentoring the next generation of artists.” Tryouts... Read more of this article