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Section Of Railway Trail Closed For Repairs

Section Of Railway Trail Closed For Repairs

Starting tomorrow [Nov 15], a section of the Railway Trail located in the Bailey’s Bay, Hamilton Parish area will be temporarily closed to the public due to repairs. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that in the interest of public safety, starting Friday, 15 November, a section of the Railway Trail located in... Read more of this article

Department Of Planning To Hold Free Clinics

Department Of Planning To Hold Free Clinics

The Department of Planning is getting set to hold a second series of free Planning Clinics beginning tomorrow [Nov 13]. A Government spokesperson said, “The first Planning Clinic will be held tomorrow, November 13 at the Somerset Cricket Club from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. “The Department of Planning has invited the Department Environment and Natural... Read more of this article

New Veranda Planned At Hamilton Princess

New Veranda Planned At Hamilton Princess

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club’s lobby restaurant, Crown & Anchor, will be undergoing a transformation of its outdoor space over the next few months to “create an elegant veranda for diners.” “Construction on the new veranda space begins on Tuesday, November 12th and it will be ready for guests in early 2020,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Road Closures For Plant Construction Extended

Road Closures For Plant Construction Extended

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that the two road closures to be held simultaneously from Monday, December 10 through to January 2020 to accommodate construction of the North Power Plant at BELCO have been extended to Tuesday, March 31, 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising motorists and pedestrians... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On Infrastructure Improvements

Minister Burch On Infrastructure Improvements

“The Ministry is in the advanced stage of a Public Private partnership to build a brand new building to house the Ottiwell A. Simmons Arbitration Centre,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 1], the Minister provided an overview of infrastructure projects including planned work on... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Announce Agreement With Gorham’s

Video: Govt Announce Agreement With Gorham’s

Government made an announcement today [Oct 30] to publicly confirm an agreement with Gorham’s in relation to a strip of Government owned land at the Western Stars Sports Club [Dandy Town]. Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. David Burch said that, “Gorham’s want access to an unused, densely overgrown strip of Government owned land to the west... Read more of this article

BELCO Celebrates North Power Station Progress

BELCO Celebrates North Power Station Progress

Staff from the Bermuda Electric Light Company [BELCO] recently held a roof wetting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the main structure and roof of the North Power Station [NPS]. A spokesperson said, “The NPS is part of the Company’s $250 million capital plan to ensure BELCO can continue to provide Bermuda’s residents and businesses... Read more of this article

Govt Processed Emergency Permits To Cut Slate

Govt Processed Emergency Permits To Cut Slate

The Government said they are aware of the plight of homeowners who have suffered roof damage as a result of Hurricane Humberto, and said a “number of steps have been taken to determine sites that could be used to obtain slate.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Government is aware of, and concerned about, the plight of homeowners... Read more of this article

WEDCO: Two Options For Albert Row Property

WEDCO: Two Options For Albert Row Property

“For more than 15 years WEDCO has been searching both internally and externally for a solution which would see the restoration of Albert Row,” WEDCO said, explaining that they are still hopeful someone will come forward with a “workable solution,” however if not the only two options are to leave them in a derelict condition... Read more of this article

Four Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

Four Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

“Four Bermudian companies have been awarded sub-contracts in the new airport terminal building related to flooring, painting, excavation and masonry works,” Skyport said today. The company noted:“Stafford Flooring will perform carpet and vinyl flooring installation.“Mathias Pro Contractors has been awarded a contract for... Read more of this article

Planning Fees Waived For Hurricane Damages

Planning Fees Waived For Hurricane Damages

The Department of Planning will be waiving all planning costs related to hurricane damage repairs, with the period to have fees waived to run from September 27th until October 26th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Planning is sensitive to the needs of the public regarding potential repairs to damaged property caused by the recent... Read more of this article

Masonry Training Programme Gets Underway

Masonry Training Programme Gets Underway

[Updated] The Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Bermuda College/PACE and the Construction Association of Bermuda [CAoB] are “facilitating a masonry apprenticeship programme to bolster the number of trained and certified Bermudian masons.” And earlier this week, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports... Read more of this article

Masonry Apprenticeship Training Opportunity

Masonry Apprenticeship Training Opportunity

The Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Bermuda College/PACE, and the Construction Association of Bermuda are encouraging interested individuals to register for an upcoming masonry apprenticeship training programme. The programme will include classroom and on-the-job learn and earn training and various learning and teaching techniques... Read more of this article