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Farmers Market To Start On November 28th

Farmers Market To Start On November 28th

The Department of Parks announced that every Saturday, starting November 28th, the Bermuda Farmers’ Market will be hosted in the JJ Outerbridge Building at the Botanical Gardens from 8.00am until 12 noon. The Farmers’ Market offers local farmers, fishermen, gardeners and artisans a venue to sell produce, farm-related items, plants and locally-made... Read more of this article

TBOP Seeking Help To Reach 5,000 Signatures

TBOP Seeking Help To Reach 5,000 Signatures

Campaign group Take Back Our Park [TBOP] is calling on the residents of Bermuda to sign a petition against work on a new maintenance yard, and help the petition to reach 5,000 signatures. “We already have more than 3,600 signatures which is phenomenal and shows people’s strength of feeling about the importance of this area. Government is still... Read more of this article

TBOP Welcomes Botanical Gardens Court Ruling

TBOP Welcomes Botanical Gardens Court Ruling

Supporters of a campaign group trying to halt a maintenance yard being built in the middle of the Botanical Gardens on protected park land have today [Sept 2] welcomed a Supreme Court ruling that places a temporary injunction on the work. Chief Justice Ian Kawaley ruled in favour of local residents who live near the site, which has been earmarked as... Read more of this article

Botanical Gardens To Close For Two Hours

Botanical Gardens To Close For Two Hours

The Department of Parks have advised the public that the Botanical Gardens will close on Friday [Aug 7] from 4pm until 6pm for maintenance purposes. “The Department of Parks would like to apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause,” a spokesperson said. Related StoriesWorld Environment Day & World Ocean Day Botanical... Read more of this article

2500+ People Sign Take Back Our Park Petition

2500+ People Sign Take Back Our Park Petition

More than 2,500 people have now signed a petition calling for work on a new Parks maintenance yard in the middle of the Botanical Gardens to be halted. “And two weeks after publicly calling for any impact reports into the work to be released, campaign group Take Back Our Park [TBOP] has yet to hear from anyone in Government,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

TBOP Query Maintenance Yard Impact Report

TBOP Query Maintenance Yard Impact Report

Take Back Our Park campaigners are querying whether any reports into the impact of a new Parks department maintenance yard in the heart of the Botanical Gardens were ever done. Take Back Our Park used the new Public Access to Information [PATI] legislation to ask for copies of an environmental impact report, a noise impact study and a visual impact... Read more of this article

Group Expresses Concerns Over Water Tower

Group Expresses Concerns Over Water Tower

Action group Take Back Our Park – which is trying to stop the Government from going ahead with a maintenance yard in the middle of the Botanical Gardens - has expressed concerns over a water tower at the site. Jennifer Flood, a spokeswoman for Take Back Our Park, said “There is a sign posted on the tower saying ‘Dangerous gases may be present... Read more of this article

1,000 Sign Petition Regarding Botanical Gardens

1,000 Sign Petition Regarding Botanical Gardens

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition asking government to immediately halt work on a new maintenance yard in the heart of the Botanical Gardens. Action group Take Back Our Park launched the petition just over four weeks ago to try to persuade government to halt the work, which will involve building two large two story buildings and a three... Read more of this article

Petition: Botanical Gardens Maintenance Yard

Petition: Botanical Gardens Maintenance Yard

Action group Take Back Our Park has started an online petition to let people have their say over a maintenance yard being built in the middle of the Botanical Gardens. A statement from the group said, “Take Back Our Park wants to see work on the yard, which includes two new two-story buildings, a water tank, and staff parking lot, halted as the... Read more of this article

Environmental Protection Office Closed On Fri.

Environmental Protection Office Closed On Fri.

The Botanical Gardens offices of the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Parks will be closed all day on Friday, September 5th, 2014. A spokesperson said, “The temporary closure is required by BELCO and the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] as part of the ongoing works on the new hospital development. Both offices will be... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure: Section Of Botanical Garden

Temporary Closure: Section Of Botanical Garden

Due to the security arrangements of the World Cup Trophy event which is being held at Camden, the Department of Parks will close the eastern section of Botanical Gardens from 8pm tonight [Oct 8] until 6pm on Wednesday, October 9th. A spokesperson said, “The grounds will be closed to the general public from the Visitor Centre to all the eastern... Read more of this article

John Lennon Tribute Concert Next Friday

John Lennon Tribute Concert Next Friday

The concert featuring Bermuda & International artists as a tribute to the great music of John Lennon will be held on Friday [Sept 21] in the Show Ring of the Bermuda Botanical Gardens. All artists will sing John Lennon songs off the Bermuda Tribute CD. Gates open at 6:30pm with the concert commencing at 8:00pm and tickets are available online.A... Read more of this article

Moonlight Movie Series At Botanical Gardens

Moonlight Movie Series At Botanical Gardens

The Moonlight Movie Series continues with two nights of movies at Botanical Gardens over the Labour Day Weekend. Each night will include double features, kiddie land and a selection of food vendors. On Friday, August 31st, The Pirates! Band of Misfits (PG) will start at 8:30pm. Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy... Read more of this article