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Man Taken To KEMH After Incident At Lighthouse

Man Taken To KEMH After Incident At Lighthouse

A man climbed to the top of the lighthouse and threatened to jump off, and after assistance from the lighthouse keeper, a member of the public and police negotiators, the man came down “without incident” and was taken to hospital for medical assessment. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3pm Wednesday, July 31st police officers responded... Read more of this article

Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Closed For February

Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Closed For February

The Gibbs Hill Lighthouse will be closed for the month of February. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services is advising that the Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse will close the month of February, reopening on Friday, 1 March, 2019. “The Dining Room will also close but is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, 5 February,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 72-Yr-Old George Ward

Police Confirm Death Of 72-Yr-Old George Ward

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service are presently on scene at the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse area in Southampton this afternoon [Dec 17] following an incident which we understand to be serious in nature. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 4.39pm: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A few minutes before... Read more of this article

Photos: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Repair Work

Photos: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Repair Work

Last week, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier attended a site visit at the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse in order to see the completed roof works at the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Restaurant. A government spokesperson said, “The high winds from Hurricane Gonzalo had removed the majority of the slate from the southern side of the roof which covers the... Read more of this article

Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Closing: Hurricane Repairs

Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Closing: Hurricane Repairs

The Ministry of Public Works has advised the public that Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse in Southampton will be closed on Monday, January 19, 2015 until further notice.“The purpose of the closure is to enable work crews to undertake repairs at the Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse property that was affected by Hurricane Gonzalo,” a spokesperson said. “It... Read more of this article

Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Refurbishment Complete

Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Refurbishment Complete

In the House of Assembly today [May 30], Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin spoke about the completion of the Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse refurbishment project,  saying the total cost was around $360,000. Minister Gordon-Pamplin said, “The Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse, one of Bermuda’s most historic and recognizable tourist attractions,... Read more of this article

Photos: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Repairs Underway

Photos: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Repairs Underway

Restoration work is underway at the Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse in Southampton, with scaffolding visible on the 117ft high structure.The Government previously announced that Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse will be closed to the public until April 7th 2014 while the restoration work takes place. The cost was not stated, but back in 2012 the then-Government said... Read more of this article

Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Closing Until April 7th

Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Closing Until April 7th

The Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse and adjacent gift shop will be closed to the public from Monday January 13th until Monday April 7th 2014 due to restoration works being carried out. A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform members of the public that, due to restoration works being carried out, the Gibb’s Hill... Read more of this article

Lighthouse Repairs To Commence Next Month

Lighthouse Repairs To Commence Next Month

[Updated with video] $500,000 in renovation work/repairs at the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse will commence next month, Minister of Government Estates and Information Services Michael Scott said today [Sept 25]. Minister Scott said: “During the past few months, there has been understandable public concern regarding the state of the building and the fact... Read more of this article

Argus Staff Clean Up Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Park

Argus Staff Clean Up Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Park

On May 21st, Argus Insurance in partnership with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda Department of Parks, planted trees and cleaned up Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Park as part of the company’s adoption of the park to maintain the grounds. The Argus Group had announced in May 2007 its official adoption of the Gibb’s Hill and St. David’s Lighthouse... Read more of this article