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Somerset Confident Heading Into Cup Match

Somerset Confident Heading Into Cup Match

[Written by Don Burgess] When you’re holding the Cup, you can be afforded many luxuries. So Somerset’s confidence heading into the 2015 Cup Match is understandable. They have only made two changes in three years to a team that looks set to dominate the Classic for the better part of this decade. By comparison, St. George’s made six changes this... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Cup Match Reception At Camden

Photos, Video: Cup Match Reception At Camden

The 2015 Cup Match teams attended a reception at Camden yesterday [July 27], ahead of the upcoming Cup Match Cricket Classic. Deputy Premier Bob Richards and Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Pat Gordon-Pamplin greeted the players in the absence of the Premier who was making his way back to the island following an overseas trip. Those attending... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Sandys Branches Hold Clean-Up

Photos: PLP Sandys Branches Hold Clean-Up

[Updated with more photos] The PLP Sandys Branches [Constituencies 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36] held a clean-up day at the Packwood Home on Saturday [July 11], with around 20 volunteers joining PLP MPs Dennis Lister, Kim Wilson, Michael Scott and Jamahl Simmons. They started work at around 8.00am, and by time they finished the volunteers had  cleaned the... Read more of this article

Victualling Yard To Be Transformed In ‘Play Land’

Victualling Yard To Be Transformed In ‘Play Land’

The Committee of Five said that this Sunday [July 12] they will “transform the Victualling Yard into Play Land [The Ultimate Adventure Center] to provide fun activities and entertainment for the thousands of visitors and locals found in Dockyard while ships are in port.” “Large slides, bouncy castles, inflatable obstacle courses, zip... Read more of this article

PLP Sandys Branches To Host Clean Up

PLP Sandys Branches To Host Clean Up

The Progressive Labour Party Sandys Branches [Constituencies 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36] will be conducting a Community Clean-Up Day at the Packwood Home this Saturday, July 11th starting at 7am for an 8am start. MPs Michael Scott, Dennis Lister, Kim Wilson and Jamahl Simmons and a team of volunteers from the PLP will be involved in beautifying the historic... Read more of this article

Police Make 13 Arrests, Seize Guns, Drugs, Cash

Police Make 13 Arrests, Seize Guns, Drugs, Cash

[Updated] The police said that following the execution of multiple search warrants in the west end this morning [July 6], eight men and five women were arrested; while three firearms, cash and what is believed to be controlled drugs were all seized. The operation this morning involved in excess of the 50 police officers, and the police said it was part... Read more of this article

Over $1,000 Raised At Soup Tasting Party

Over $1,000 Raised At Soup Tasting Party

The 15th annual Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party was held earlier this year, with the first of two yearly Scaur events seeing the Scaur community and friends come together to enjoy an assortment of homemade soups and to raise money for charity. The group socialized, gave thanks, shared foods, and at the end of the night had raised $1,060.00 for the... Read more of this article

Players Welcome To Cup Match Training

Players Welcome To Cup Match Training

The 113th Annual Cup Match Classic is set to get underway on Thursday July 30th and Somerset Cricket Club have announced that all interested players are welcome to participate in the Cup Match training. A club spokesperson said, “Somerset Cricket Club is pleased to announce that all interested players are welcome to participate in Cup Match training.... Read more of this article

Info Session: Mangrove Bay Beach Development

Info Session: Mangrove Bay Beach Development

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s Somerset Economic Empowerment Zone [SEEZ] will be hosting a Mangrove Bay Beach Development Public Information & Design Session on Monday, June 1, 2015 at the Sandys Middle School from 6:00pm to 8:45pm. Key partners in the BEDC, SEEZ Mangrove Bay Beach development project include Cambridge Beaches... Read more of this article

22-Yr-Old Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

22-Yr-Old Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

A 22-year-old Sandys parish man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 19-year-old man that occurred outside Woody’s Sports Bar in Sandys on Saturday evening.A police spokesperson said, “A 22 year old Sandys parish man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 19 year old Sandys parish man that occurred outside... Read more of this article

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