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Robin Hood Teams Donate To Kids In Uganda

Robin Hood Teams Donate To Kids In Uganda

The Robin Hood football and netball teams donated gifts to a northern Ugandan children’s home this past Christmas in order to “ensure that these children enjoyed a Merry Christmas.” The home, which operates under the Children of Hope charity, is set in the war-torn city of Gulu, an area suffering from the fighting between the Lord’s... Read more of this article

Salvation Army Thanks Bermuda Community

Salvation Army Thanks Bermuda Community

The Salvation Army has extended their thanks to the community for the “enormous support” this past Christmas, saying the donations “made a huge impact in making peoples’ lives better.”Salvation Army Divisional Commander Major Frank Pittman said, “The Salvation Army wants to sincerely thank you, the Bermuda Community,... Read more of this article

Ethiopian Orthodox Church To Host Lidet Service

Ethiopian Orthodox Church To Host Lidet Service

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is inviting the public to join them for their Lidet Christmas Service, set to be held tomorrow [Jan 6] at 9.30pm at 16 Old Military Road in St. George’s, followed by a traditional Christmas feast after the service. The church will also be open to the public on Sunday [Jan 8] following the morning service until 4.00pm. A... Read more of this article

Chef Donates $2516 From Annual Charity Event

Chef Donates $2516 From Annual Charity Event

The third annual Chiko’s Smokey Rub Christmas Charity event took place last Friday, with the event successfully feeding over 700 people while also raising $2,516 to assist a woman battling cancer. “It was a chilly but overall great evening,” Chef Chiko said. “There was great entertainment including a choir, Rated E dance group,... Read more of this article

The Nutcracker Production To Show This Evening

The Nutcracker Production To Show This Evening

BUEI Films and the Royal Opera House will be hosting a production of “The Nutcracker” today [Dec 30] at 5.00pm, with a running time of 135 minutes. The event poster says, “In Peter Wright’s classic production for The Royal Ballet, the stage sparkles with theatrical magic – a Christmas tree grows before our eyes, toy soldiers... Read more of this article

Photos: BASA Host Christmas Swimming Camp

Photos: BASA Host Christmas Swimming Camp

Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association [BASA] National coaches Richard Goodwin and Ben Smith were very pleased with the performance of Bermuda swimmers taking part in the Christmas Swimming Camp at the BASA Pool. BASA holds an annual Christmas Swimming Camp that combines hard training sessions in the pool with challenging work outside of the pool. This... Read more of this article

Video: Candlelight Service At Devonshire Church

Video: Candlelight Service At Devonshire Church

The annual Candlelight Service was recently held at the Old Christ Anglican Church on Middle Road in Devonshire with a host of dignitaries attending the event. The theme for this year’s service was “Onto us a child is born” and was held under the patronage of Dame Pamela Gordon Banks and Mr Andrew Banks. Canon James Francis officiated... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gombeys Out On Boxing Day

Photos & Video: Gombeys Out On Boxing Day

As has been the tradition for many years, the Gombeys are out making their rounds on Boxing Day today [Dec 26], helping the island celebrate the holiday season.The island’s preeminent folk art, Gombeys traditionally span the island on Boxing Day and other holidays with the groups growing larger through the day as Bermudians start following along... Read more of this article

Mount Family Welcomes Christmas Baby

Mount Family Welcomes Christmas Baby

One family received a very special Christmas gift this year, with Timothy and Leanne Mount welcoming Ivy Lily Mount to the world at 11:27pm on Christmas Day. Ivy weighed 8lbs 7oz and was 52 cms long.Ivy is the Mount’s second child. They also have a two-year-old daughter Gabriella. Mrs Mount said the two births were very different but both babies... Read more of this article

Christmas Day Luncheon At Hamilton Church

Christmas Day Luncheon At Hamilton Church

The Hamilton Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting a Christmas Day luncheon today [Dec 25] to help ensure that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy a Christmas day meal, with a number of volunteers working hard to prepare and serve an appetizing meal. This is the sixth consecutive year the church is hosting the luncheon, which is being co-sponsored... Read more of this article

Five Videos: 2016 Bermuda Christmas Messages

Five Videos: 2016 Bermuda Christmas Messages

The Queen along with Bermuda’s leaders are wishing Bermudians a Merry Christmas in video greetings which emphasise the spirit of Christmas. The traditional Royal Christmas message from Queen Elizabeth and greetings from Bermuda Governor John Rankin, Premier Michael Dunkley, Opposition Leader David Burt, and Catholic Bishop Wes Spiewak are below. The... Read more of this article

Christmas Day Celebrations On Elbow Beach

Christmas Day Celebrations On Elbow Beach

People are starting to gather at Elbow Beach in Paget to celebrate Christmas this morning [Dec 25], with large crowds expected to spend the day socializing, swimming, and celebrating on one of Bermuda’s most popular beaches.The annual Christmas gathering on Elbow Beach is a long standing tradition, with participants often donning seasonal attire... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For The Festive Holidays

BSX Will Be Closed For The Festive Holidays

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] has advised that the BSX will be closed during the Christmas period as follows: Monday, 26th and Tuesday 27th December, 2016, re-opening on Wednesday, 28th December, 2016; and Monday, 2nd January, 2017, re-opening on Tuesday, 3rd January, 2017. Related StoriesPhotos: Hamilton Christmas Tree Lighting... Read more of this article