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Photos & Video: Garden Club’s Flower Flash

Photos & Video: Garden Club’s Flower Flash

With an aim of bringing “awareness to the importance of saving and preserving Bermuda’s open spaces,” members of the Garden Club of Bermuda created five ‘Pond Flowers’ at Eve’s Pond using mostly natural materials. A spokesperson said, “To continue the celebration of The Garden Club of Bermuda’s 100th anniversary... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Butterfly On Flower

Wallpaper Wednesday: Butterfly On Flower

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series shows a close up view of one of the island’s smaller residents, with this phone wallpaper/lock screen featuring an image of a Bermuda butterfly sitting on a flower.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Quo Fata Ferunt

Wallpaper Wednesday: Quo Fata Ferunt

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly ‘Wallpaper Wednesday’ series features a phone lock screen incorporating Bermuda’s national motto ‘Quo Fata Ferunt’ along with accents of the Bermudiana, Bermuda’s national flower.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday... Read more of this article

‘Invasive Alien Species Act’ Public Consultation

‘Invasive Alien Species Act’ Public Consultation

The Government has opened public consultation on the draft bill called the “Invasive Alien Species Act 2021” which aims to “improve the island’s biosecurity by allowing for the assessment and listing of a pest species to the corresponding level of actions needed to minimize its impacts.” The Bermuda Government’s forum website... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Yellow Bermuda Hibiscus

Wallpaper Wednesday: Yellow Bermuda Hibiscus

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a simple and classic image of a yellow hibiscus flower.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download.To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes,... Read more of this article

Trees Falling Is Leading Cause Of Outages

Trees Falling Is Leading Cause Of Outages

BELCO issued an advisory on tree trimming, reminding everyone that we are now in hurricane season and noting that “trees falling on power lines is the leading cause of power outages in Bermuda, especially during hurricanes.” “BELCO hires local landscaping companies to ensure trees are cut back near main line circuits along main roads... Read more of this article

Free Horticultural Waste Dumping This Weekend

Free Horticultural Waste Dumping This Weekend

The Ministry is encouraging the public to trim back any overhanging trees on their own properties and is reminding people that Marsh Folly will be open this weekend [Saturday July 24 and Sunday 25], from 7.30am to 4.00pm for the free dumping of any horticultural waste. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is reminding... Read more of this article

Joint Tree Trimming Initiative This Weekend

Joint Tree Trimming Initiative This Weekend

As Bermuda progresses through hurricane season 2021, the Ministry of Public Works is taking the opportunity to highlight a joint initiative currently underway by members of the Emergency Measures Organization [EMO]. A Government spokesperson said, “As Bermuda progresses through hurricane season 2021, the Ministry of Public Works is taking the opportunity... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Hibiscus Flower

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Hibiscus Flower

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a simple and classic image of a hibiscus flower.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download.To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as well... Read more of this article

City Advisory: Tree Removal On Victoria Street

City Advisory: Tree Removal On Victoria Street

The City of Hamilton will be removing five Mahogany trees from the Victoria Street sidewalk next week as “they have been causing extensive damage.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is advising the public that five Mahogany trees will be removed next week from the Victoria Street sidewalk, between Union Street and King Street. “They... Read more of this article

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

The Ministry of Public Works said they “would like to remind the public that trimming back overhanging trees and hedges from private property to prevent vegetation from projecting into the roadways or sidewalks is the property owner’s responsibility.” “Overhanging trees and hedges can cause safety hazards to road users including... Read more of this article

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

In celebration of Bermuda Day, the Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float, which can be viewed at the Church Street entrance to Washington Mall today [May 27]. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float for the Department of Culture and Kaleidoscope Arts and Mini-float competition that the public has a last... Read more of this article

Photos: Ag Show Exhibits At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Ag Show Exhibits At Botanical Gardens

The 2021 Ag Show has been held, attracting more than 1,500 entries in this year’s ‘socially distanced’ version of the popular annual event. A spokesperson said, “The 2021 Ag Show is now in the history book. With more than 1,500 entries to this year’s Ag Show, exhibitors spent the better part of last week delivering their exhibits... Read more of this article