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Donations Made For Somerset Cricket Club Wall

Donations Made For Somerset Cricket Club Wall

Members of the community, including OBA MPs, have donated towards getting the wall built at the Somerset Cricket Club. The matter came to public attention recently as Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said that he feels the Governor should not be invited to present the Cup at Cup Match, explaining to Parliament that he told Somerset Cricket... Read more of this article

Moniz: Minister Burch Is ‘Abusing His Power’

Moniz: Minister Burch Is ‘Abusing His Power’

The Minister of Public Works is “abusing his power by trying to make Somerset Cricket Club responsible for who presents the Cup Match trophy,” according to the One Bermuda Alliance. The OBA said, “Last week in the House of Assembly David Burch said he had been asked by the Club to repair a wall before Cup Match and had given two conditions... Read more of this article

‘Judged Most Appropriate By Club & Organisers’

‘Judged Most Appropriate By Club & Organisers’

Following Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch comments that the Governor should not be invited to present the Cup at Cup Match, Government House said the Governor “will be happy to support the event respectfully and in the way judged most appropriate by the Club and Cup Match organisers.”Speaking in the House of Assembly recently,... Read more of this article

Min. Burch: Governor Should Not Present Cup

Min. Burch: Governor Should Not Present Cup

Noting that the first day of Cup Match is Emancipation Day, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said that the Governor should not be invited to present the Cup at Cup Match, explaining to Parliament that he has told Somerset Cricket Club this and made it a precondition to fixing a wall. Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister Burch said,... Read more of this article