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Hundreds Turn Out For Remembrance Day

Hundreds Turn Out For Remembrance Day

The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War ended last night [Nov 11] with a ‘Beacon of Hope’ lit at Government House. Governor John Rankin, members of the public and guests, including Heiko Schwartz, head of the political department at the German Consulate in New York, watched as the fire was lit in the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street yesterday [Nov 11] for the Remembrance Day Parade, as they paid tribute to Bermuda’s war veterans who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts, with the event also serving to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Those on Parade yesterday included the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Beacon Lighting Ceremony

Photos & Video: Beacon Lighting Ceremony

[Updated with photos] A Beacon Lighting Ceremony is taking place at Government House this afternoon [Nov 11] in commemoration and remembrance of the end of World War One and of those who served in that conflict. It is one of a few events taking place on this Remembrance Day, as the island pauses to pay tribute to the island’s war veterans who served... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Photo Set #1: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street this morning [Nov 11] for the Remembrance Day Parade, as they paid tribute to the island’s war veterans who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts. Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, some of whom made the ultimate... Read more of this article

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Bermuda is joining nations around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, with a series of events being held today [Nov 11] to mark the end of the conflict, as well as to pay tribute to all the island’s war veterans, with hundreds of Bermudians having served in both World Wars. A solemn wreath-laying ceremony... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony & Parade

Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony & Parade

Today [Nov 11] marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, and a series of activities have been planned to mark the end of the conflict, which claimed the lives of millions of people from across the world, including Bermudian soldiers. Government House previously said that a recorded total of 544 Bermudians served in World War One,... Read more of this article

MSA Holds Remembrance Day Ceremony

MSA Holds Remembrance Day Ceremony

As is their annual tradition, MSA held their Remembrance Day Ceremony, with the solemn event used as a teaching and learning experience to held the students understand the significance of November 11th. The ceremony includes the playing of ‘The Last Post’ and a moment of silence, and this year, students who are involved in the Regiment... Read more of this article

Nov 12 Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Nov 12 Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following changes due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, 12 November, garbage that would normally be collected on Monday, 12 November will be collected on Saturday, 10 November. The Ministry said, “As a reminder, Monday garbage collection areas include: Sandys Parish, Southampton Parish west... Read more of this article

RUBiS Remembrance Day Holiday Hours

RUBiS Remembrance Day Holiday Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has informed the public of the opening hours for their various locations across the island during the Remembrance Day time on Sunday, November 11th and Monday, November 12th.Stations Remembrance Day Holiday, Sunday, November 11, 2018 Remembrance Day Observed, Monday, November 12, 2018Boaz Island Marine 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00... Read more of this article

Beacon Lighting Ceremony On November 11

Beacon Lighting Ceremony On November 11

Government House will be the venue for a Beacon Lighting Ceremony this Sunday [Nov 11] in commemoration and remembrance of the end of World War One and of those who served in that conflict. “The ceremony will take place on the North Shore Lawn between 5 and 6.15 pm and all guests are asked to be on-site by 4.45pm. The event is open to the general... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAA Wreath Laying Service

Photos & Video: RAA Wreath Laying Service

[Updated with photos] The Royal Artillery Association is holding a Memorial Service and Wreath Laying this morning [Nov 4] in Town Square in St. George’s, with the event serving to honour the island’s war veterans. This is one of a few events that will be held over the next week to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War I, which... Read more of this article

100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary On Nov 11

100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary On Nov 11

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is encouraging the public’s participation in 100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary on November 11. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is encouraging the public’s participation in the upcoming events commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of the... Read more of this article

Events To Mark 100 Years Since WWI Ended

Events To Mark 100 Years Since WWI Ended

Island soldiers will line up with other groups to mark 100 years since the Armistice that ended World War I. Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment will join forces with churches, Government House and the Government in a series of events designed to commemorate the peace treaty signed on November 11, 1918 that ended World War One. Government House will... Read more of this article