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Video: City Re-Using Trees To Make Benches

Video: City Re-Using Trees To Make Benches

Did you know that whenever the City of Hamilton removes a damaging tree from a City sidewalk, it is then made into street furniture? The City explained that “many of the benches and tables around Hamilton were made from trees that either fell in a storm or had to be removed from the sidewalks because their roots were damaging private property.” “Prior... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji With Bermudiana

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji With Bermudiana

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an emoji with a Bermudiana flower headdress, showcasing Bermuda’s national flower in a fun and modern way.The designs are also available below in two colour variants as Facebook profile cover images, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone... Read more of this article

Trees To Be Removed From Victoria/King Street

Trees To Be Removed From Victoria/King Street

Three trees will be removed this month from the junction of Victoria Street and King Street as they have “caused extensive damage to the sidewalk and neighboring properties.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is advising the public that three trees [two mahogany trees and one white cedar] will be removed this month from the junction... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Cube Look At Pond Flowers

Photos: 3D Cube Look At Pond Flowers

With an aim of bringing “awareness to the importance of saving and preserving Bermuda’s open spaces,” members of the Garden Club of Bermuda recently created five pond flowers at Eve’s Pond using mostly natural materials, with virtual 3D cube images of the creations below. A spokesperson previously said, “To continue the celebration of The... Read more of this article

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