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Sand Artwork Pays Tribute To Veterans

Sand Artwork Pays Tribute To Veterans

Hannah Emmerson paid tribute to veterans with a work of sand art created for The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition’s Facebook page. The piece, created on Horseshoe Bay Beach, features a number of poppies, with accompanying text saying ‘lest we forget.’ Ms. Emmerson said, “The piece was created as a tribute to our veterans. May we never... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2019 Remembrance Day Parade

Photos & Video: 2019 Remembrance Day Parade

[Updated with photos] Hundreds of people came out to honour war veterans and the fallen today [Nov 11] as the island marked Remembrance Day. The crowds lined Front Street near the Cenotaph at Cabinet Office as the small band of surviving veterans marched on parade alongside soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment, and its Band & Corps of Drums,... Read more of this article

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Bermuda is marking Remembrance Day today, with dignitaries laying wreaths at the War Memorial on the Grounds of the Cabinet Office on Front Street, with the wreaths laid in advance of the Remembrance Day Parade. Bermuda joined nations around the world to mark the day, paying tribute to all of the island’s war veterans, with hundreds of Bermudians... Read more of this article

OT & Dependencies Lay Remembrance Wreaths

OT & Dependencies Lay Remembrance Wreaths

Representatives of the Overseas Territories, including Bermuda, and the Crown Dependencies have laid wreaths for the first time at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph today in London. A Government spokesperson said, “This year representatives the inhabited Overseas Territories and of the three Crown Dependencies laid their own... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Recognize Remembrance Day

Warwick Academy Recognize Remembrance Day

Warwick Academy held a very moving Memorial Day assembly today [Nov 8] as they honoured all those who fought for our freedom and read out all the names of alumni who gave their lives in WWI and WWII. Principal David Horan reminded the students about the significance of the November 11th and the history of the World Wars. This lead on to Malcolm Hendrickson... Read more of this article

MSA Holds Remembrance Day Prayer Service

MSA Holds Remembrance Day Prayer Service

Students from Mount Saint Agnes Academy participated in a Remembrance Day Prayer Service this morning [Nov 8] in the school’s auditorium. A spokesperson said, “This morning at 8:30am at MSA the Grade 6s through 12s participated in a Remembrance Day Prayer Service in our Auditorium. The Governor John Rankin was in attendance and the Service... Read more of this article

Premier Visits WWII Vet Randolph Hayward

Premier Visits WWII Vet Randolph Hayward

Premier David Burt today paid a visit to Randolph Hayward, who served with the Bermuda Contingent of the Caribbean Regiment during World War II, with the Premier noting that as ”we approach Remembrance Day, it is important that we celebrate these living links to our history.”A Government spokesperson said, “Premier David Burt today... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Ferry Schedule Advisory

Remembrance Day Ferry Schedule Advisory

The Department of Marine and Ports Services is advising that due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, 11 November, the ferry services schedule will be as follows: Blue Route: Operating on the full weekday schedule between Hamilton and Dockyard. Orange Route: No regular ferry services on this route. Pink Route: Operating on the Public Holiday Schedule... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Remembrance Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, November 11, garbage normally collected on that day will instead be collected on Saturday [Nov 9]. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Remembrance Day holiday [Monday November 11], garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Minister: War Veterans Pension Benefit Increase

Minister: War Veterans Pension Benefit Increase

Government will increase the Pension Benefit for Bermuda’s war veterans, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly, explaining that “even with the various pulls on the Government purse, the Government is committed to ensuring that our veterans are adequately supported.” Minister Caines said, “Recently,... Read more of this article

Photos: ANZAC Day Service Held In Bermuda

Photos: ANZAC Day Service Held In Bermuda

[Updated] Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda gathered at Warwick Camp this morning [April 25] to mark ANZAC Day, which commemorates those who served and died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The Service is traditionally held at dawn in both Australia and New Zealand, with services also taking place around... Read more of this article

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

The Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda will observe their annual day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] with a Sunrise Service on Thursday, April 25th, with the service set to begin at 6.10am at Warwick Camp. A look at the ANZAC Day Service in 2017:A spokesperson said, “While this day originally... Read more of this article

15-Year-Old Musician Helps Mark WWI Centenary

15-Year-Old Musician Helps Mark WWI Centenary

As the world celebrated the centenary observance marking the end of the first World War on November 11th, the traditional sounds of ‘Last Post’ and ‘Reveille’ rang out also in Bermuda, the notes commemorating the millions of people that perished during both WWI and WWII. The person tasked with the honour of playing the poignant... Read more of this article