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Regiment Guard For Remembrance Day

Regiment Guard For Remembrance Day

The traditional Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph went ahead today [Nov 11] and while the commemoration was scaled down as a precaution against the coronavirus, the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s modern soldiers were still on parade to honour the memory of their predecessors. The RBR supplied a catafalque party – a four-strong guard around the... Read more of this article

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] November 11th, Armistice Day marked the end of World War I in 1918, a return to peace after unprecedented devastation. That war – mainly in Europe – was known as “the war to end all wars.” That hope was set aside when within two subsequent decades, World War II began in Europe with the Nazi war... Read more of this article

Photos: 2020 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos: 2020 Remembrance Day Ceremony

The 2020 Remembrance Day observance was held today [Nov 11] with dignitaries laying wreaths to pay respects to the many Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other international conflicts.Due to the pandemic, the event did not include the normal parade, however there was a ceremony, with music provided by the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video & Live Updates: Remembrance Day

Video & Live Updates: Remembrance Day

[Updated] The Remembrance Day event is scheduled to be held today [Nov 11] to pay respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. The live video has concluded and the replay is belowThe Government previously said that invited... Read more of this article

Photos: Wreaths Laid At Bermuda War Memorial

Photos: Wreaths Laid At Bermuda War Memorial

In advance of the Remembrance Day ceremony set to take place at 11.00am today [Nov 11], wreaths were also laid at the War Memorial on the Cabinet grounds in Hamilton. A ceremony is set to follow the first wreath laying, with people including the Governor, Premier, Leader of the Opposition, a representative for war veterans and service people, a member... Read more of this article

Videos: Past 5 Years Remembrance Day Parades

Videos: Past 5 Years Remembrance Day Parades

While this year’s Remembrance Day will be a ‘closed event’ due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, you can take a look back at the past five years Remembrance Day parades via the videos below. While the event is closed to the public, a ceremony will be held this morning [Nov 11], with the Governor, Premier, Leader of the Opposition,... Read more of this article

Govt: Remembrance Day Observance Reminder

Govt: Remembrance Day Observance Reminder

The Government reminded the public that this year’s Remembrance Day observance “will be a closed event.” A Government spokesperson said, “There will be no public admission to the Cabinet Office grounds and the following streets will be closed from 9:30am on 11 November:Front Street between Queen and King Streets. Parliament Street... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Remembrance Day Store Hours

MarketPlace Remembrance Day Store Hours

MarketPlace provided information about their opening hours during the Remembrance Day Holiday, with their graphic stating that their Shelly Bay, Heron Bay, Modern Mart, and Pricerite Warwick stores will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Related StoriesBSX Closed For Remembrance Day Holiday RUBiS Remembrance Day Holiday Hours Regiment... Read more of this article

BSX Closed For Remembrance Day Holiday

BSX Closed For Remembrance Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of the Remembrance Day Public Holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the BSX will be closed Wednesday, 11 November 2020, in observance of the Remembrance Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Thursday, 12 November 2020.” Related... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Holiday Garbage Collection

Remembrance Day Holiday Garbage Collection

Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11, garbage will not be collected that day, the Ministry of Public Works advise. A Government spokesperson sad, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11, garbage will not be collected on that day. “Collection days... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Event Closed To Spectators

Remembrance Day Event Closed To Spectators

This year’s Remembrance Day observance on November 11th will be a “closed event” and there will be no public admission. A Government spokesperson said, “The Cabinet Office today advised that this year’s Remembrance Day observance will be a closed event. There will be no public admission to the Cabinet Office grounds and the following... Read more of this article

Governor John Rankin Purchases First Poppy

Governor John Rankin Purchases First Poppy

Governor John Rankin purchased the first Poppy from Carol Everson of the Bermuda Legion Charity and World War Two Veteran, Donald Jolliffe. Government House posted the photos below on Facebook, saying: “On the morning of Tuesday, 13 October, the Governor welcomed Carol Everson of the Bermuda Legion Charity and World War Two Veteran, Donald Jolliffe,... Read more of this article

Wreaths Laid To Commemorate End Of WWII

Wreaths Laid To Commemorate End Of WWII

Yesterday morning [Aug 15] people including Governor John Rankin and Minister of National Security Renee Ming laid wreaths at the War Memorial on the Cabinet Office grounds on Front Street to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. In an online post, Government House posted the photos below and said, “Yesterday morning the... Read more of this article