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Ministers Receive Proposal For Shelly Bay Beach

Ministers Receive Proposal For Shelly Bay Beach

[Updated with copy of proposal] The Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch and Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons “received a proposal for potential development” at Shelly Bay Beach from Laverne Furbert, Esme Williams, Cheryl-Ann Griffith and Allan Smith. The Bermuda Government tweeted the photo below, saying:... Read more of this article

Photos: Thank You, Sanctuary & Simplicity Signs

Photos: Thank You, Sanctuary & Simplicity Signs

[Written by Don Burgess] A few signs were put up around Shelly Bay Park thanking people for their support. One of the signs proclaimed “Shelly Bay Beach, a sanctuary by the sea” as a way to acknowledge that the park had been taken out from the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s Beach Vision. Another boasted that Shelly Bay is “magnificent in its simplicity.” Last... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Sad That A Few Managed To Stop Plan’

OBA: ‘Sad That A Few Managed To Stop Plan’

A BTA proposal to “allow local vendors to use Shelly Bay would have supported small, black businesses and it is sad that it appears a few PLP supporters, disgruntled at the idea, managed to stop this plan in its tracks,” Senator Justin Mathias said, adding that “the amount spent on the event organized by the Authority last night is,... Read more of this article

BTA: Shelly Bay Event Expected To Cost $13.5K

BTA: Shelly Bay Event Expected To Cost $13.5K

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they expect the final cost of last night’s event at Shelly Bay to be approximately $13,500. Last night the BTA hosted a vendor demonstration at Shelly Bay, which saw the various potential vendors showcase their offerings to attendees. The concept to add concessions at the Hamilton parish beach attracted some controversy,... Read more of this article

Cabinet To Deliberate On Plans For Shelly Bay

Cabinet To Deliberate On Plans For Shelly Bay

The recommendations for the Shelly Bay area that they plan to take to Cabinet is that there be a form of concession and occasional events, Minister of Tourism & Economic Development Jamahl Simmons said last night, adding that they also plan to “embrace the concept of the access for the physically challenged.” The Minister was speaking... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: BTA Shelly Bay Vendor Demo

Photos & Videos: BTA Shelly Bay Vendor Demo

[Updated] The Bermuda Tourism Authority is hosting an event this evening [Aug 9] at Shelly Bay in which potential vendors are set to provide demonstrations of what they plan to offer. The concept to add concessions at the Hamilton parish beach has not been without controversy, with a group of residents expressing concern about the matter and earlier... Read more of this article

‘Lunch Wagon On Grass, No Vendors On Beach’

‘Lunch Wagon On Grass, No Vendors On Beach’

[Updated] Following a meeting today about the proposed concessions at Shelly Bay, it has apparently been agreed that it is “acceptable for a food truck/lunch wagon could be located in the grassy area adjoining the parking lot, but no vendors will be located on the beach.” This is according to LaVerne Furbert, who told Bernews, “Our group met... Read more of this article

Video: Shelly Bay Proposal Press Conference

Video: Shelly Bay Proposal Press Conference

[Updated] A group of people concerned about the Shelly Bay Beach proposal is holding a press conference this afternoon [Aug 7] where they plan to provide details on an alternate plan. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below and you can view all our coverage of the Shelly Bay Beach proposal here. Update:... Read more of this article

Video: Griffin, Williams & Furbert On Shelly Bay

Video: Griffin, Williams & Furbert On Shelly Bay

Cheryl-Ann Griffin, Esme Williams and LaVerne Furbert sat down with Bernews recently for a live interview with journalist Don Burgess, where the trio laid out their concerns about the plans for the Shelly Bay Beach area.The 43-minute live video replay is below Related StoriesVideo: Shelly Bay Proposal Press Conference Video: Interview... Read more of this article

Public Invited: View Planned Beach Concessions

Public Invited: View Planned Beach Concessions

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is inviting the community to Shelly Bay Park on Thursday evening to experience a planned temporary concession area. “In partnership with the Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry of Economic Development & Tourism, this community event is a continuation of a consultative process with the public concerning the... Read more of this article

Vendor Demonstrations At Shelly Bay Park

Vendor Demonstrations At Shelly Bay Park

Potential vendors for Shelly Bay will be on-hand to demonstrate their business ideas on August 9th, with food and beverage vendors to provide samples, while those providing a service or experience will show how their set-up is designed to work. This is according to Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch who provided an update on the ”proposed... Read more of this article

Four Vendors Being Considered For Shelly Bay

Four Vendors Being Considered For Shelly Bay

Ashley Stephens of Ashley’s Lemonade is looking to expand her growing business in a proposed concession area at Shelly Bay Beach, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “We’d be a fresh squeeze lemonade stand at a beautiful beach,” Miss Stephens said. “With some newly added products that we hope to add once Ashley’s Lemonade is at Shelly... Read more of this article

Shelly Bay Consultative Process To Continue

Shelly Bay Consultative Process To Continue

The Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons is reminding people that the “consultative process surrounding Shelly Bay has not concluded and that you still have an opportunity to have your views heard and help shape the final outcome.” Minister Simmons said, “This consultative process will only conclude after proposals... Read more of this article