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Photos: BNAA Fort Scaur Cross Country Race

Photos: BNAA Fort Scaur Cross Country Race

The Bermuda National Athletics Association’s Cross Country season resumed with runners competing on the Fort Scaur course. Sean Trott won the Men’s Open 4 Mile Run clocking a time of 26:09, with Oliver Kempe second in 34:10. Gayle Lindsay won the Women’s Open 3 Mile race with a time of 23:08, Racheal Tusiime was second stopping the clock in 32:13... Read more of this article

“Blue Green Business Hub” Recommended

“Blue Green Business Hub” Recommended

The America’s Cup Event Village could become home to a business hub incorporating indoor agriculture, aquaculture and renewable energy. The Cross Island Legacy Committee made its recommendations public, saying they believe the area — nine acres of reclaimed land — should be used as an “integrated Blue/Green Business Hub including Indoor... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Cross Island Land Reclamation

Photos & Video: Cross Island Land Reclamation

The first phase of Cross Island – the land reclamation project in Dockyard – has been completed ahead of schedule and on budget, marking a “major milestone” in Bermuda’s deliverables for the 35th America’s Cup, the officials said last week. While the infill phase has been completed, the next part of the project involves installing... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Cross Island: “Major Milestone”

America’s Cup Cross Island: “Major Milestone”

The first phase of Cross Island – the land reclamation project in Dockyard – has been completed ahead of schedule and on budget, marking a “major milestone” in Bermuda’s deliverables for the 35th America’s Cup, officials said today. While the infill phase has been completed, the next part of the project involves installing the infrastructure,... Read more of this article

Public Submit 300 Ideas For Cross Island Use

Public Submit 300 Ideas For Cross Island Use

More than 300 ideas were submitted for the use of nine acres of reclaimed land at the Royal Naval Dockyard. “The number of submissions was astonishing given that we only had a handful of weeks to publicise this,” said Wayne Caines, chairman of the Cross Island Legacy Committee.“I said at the start that I wanted 150 ideas, so to double that is... Read more of this article

BEST Comments On Cross Island Consultation

BEST Comments On Cross Island Consultation

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they “would like to applaud the Cross Island Committee on their outreach and consultation efforts seeking ideas for making best use of Cross Island, once the America’s Cup Event Village has vacated the area.” “We are also appreciative of the Committee for recognising... Read more of this article

July 31: Deadline Looms For Cross Island Ideas

July 31: Deadline Looms For Cross Island Ideas

Sunday [July 31] is the deadline for ideas for the future use of Cross Island to be submitted. So far more than 180 submissions have been made via an on-line survey ranging from a brothel called the Queen of the West, to a venue for live music. “We set out to get more than 150 ideas,” said the chairman of the Cross Island Legacy Committee Wayne... Read more of this article

Cross Island Committee Target 150 Submissions

Cross Island Committee Target 150 Submissions

A committee tasked with generating ideas for the future use of nine acres of reclaimed land at the Royal Naval Dockyard has set itself a target of reaching 150 submissions before the deadline closes. More than 100 ideas for Cross Island have already been submitted to the Cross Island Legacy Committee via this link but with less than two weeks to go... Read more of this article

Video: Wayne Caines’ Cross Island Presentation

Video: Wayne Caines’ Cross Island Presentation

Wayne Caines — the chairman of the Cross Island Legacy Committee — was recently invited to talk to the Sandys Rotary Club about what the Committee is trying to achieve. He took them through the role of the Committee, some of the ideas generated so far, and explained how he wanted to help create a legacy that would help the Island’s economy... Read more of this article

Column: Caines On ‘Nine Acres Of Opportunity’

Column: Caines On ‘Nine Acres Of Opportunity’

[Opinion column written by Wayne Caines] It is very rare in Bermuda that nine acres of land suddenly appears on the market waiting for an entrepreneur – or entrepreneurs – to come along. But that’s what is happening at Cross Island, at the Royal Naval Dockyard, and I strongly believe this presents an unheard of opportunity to create a legacy... Read more of this article

Jonathan Starling Joins Cross Island Committee

Jonathan Starling Joins Cross Island Committee

The head of one of Bermuda’s leading environmental charities has agreed to join a committee tasked with helping to find a lasting use for nine acres of reclaimed land. Jonathan Starling, the Executive Director of Greenrock, will sit on the Cross Island Legacy Committee as a full member. In addition, a member of the ACBDA Legacy and Sustainability... Read more of this article

Dozens Of Ideas Submitted For Cross Island

Dozens Of Ideas Submitted For Cross Island

Ideas ranging from a ‘city’ of shipping container businesses to housing for seniors and a space for a sporting and cultural centre are among dozens which have been submitted as future uses for Cross Island. “We’ve had some brilliant ideas,” said Wayne Caines, chairman of the Cross Island Legacy Committee, set up to make recommendations for... Read more of this article

Video: Cross Island Legacy Committee Meeting

Video: Cross Island Legacy Committee Meeting

Nine acres of reclaimed land at the Royal Naval Dockyard presents an enormous opportunity for generating “out of the box’ and dynamic ideas for its future use, according to ACBDA boss Mike Winfield. Mr Winfield, the ACBDA’s CEO, was one of the stakeholders invited to be part of the consultation process over the use of Cross Island, at the Royal... Read more of this article