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Moresby House To Be Restored To Former Glory

Moresby House To Be Restored To Former Glory

A building originally constructed in 1899 at the Royal Naval Dockyard is set to be restored to its former glory and converted into office space, WEDCO said today. Moresby House – later called HMS Malabar – was built in 1899 as the residence of the Office-in-Charge of Works, or OCW, and will be restored and converted into office space under plans... Read more of this article

Mangrove Beach Refurbishment Presentation

Mangrove Beach Refurbishment Presentation

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s Somerset Economic Empowerment Zone [SEEZ] will be hosting a Mangrove Bay Beach Refurbishment Public Update Presentation on Wednesday, November 9, 2015 at the Sandys Middle School from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Key partners in the BEDC, SEEZ Mangrove Bay Beach development project include Cambridge Beaches Resort... Read more of this article

Time & Tide Clocks To Be Restored In Dockyard

Time & Tide Clocks To Be Restored In Dockyard

Time will be restored at the Royal Naval Dockyard in a $200,000 restoration project at one of the most recognisable landmarks in Bermuda. The electrical mechanisms of the clocks at Clocktower were put in 30 years ago and have worn out. One shows the time and the other the high tide time, and both are going to be restored.Andrew Dias, general manager... Read more of this article

Somerset Cricket Club Win Colts Cup Match

Somerset Cricket Club Win Colts Cup Match

In what some fans of the red and blue may take as a good omen, Somerset defeated St George’s in the Colt Cup Match on Sunday. The match took place at the Somerset Cricket Club, with the playing time reduced due to the rain. Somerset Cricket Club won the toss and elected to send St. George’s Cricket Club to bat, St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

PLP Sandys Branches Cleanup At Packwood

PLP Sandys Branches Cleanup At Packwood

The Progressive Labour Party Sandys Branches [33, 34, 35 and 36] recently hosted a cleanup at the Packwood Home, aiming to “beautify” the home for seniors. A spokesperson said, “For the second consecutive year, PLP MPs Kim Wilson, Dennis Lister, Michael Scott and Jamahl Simmons alongside their branch members assisted in beautifying... Read more of this article

Video: Glassblowing Is Back In Dockyard

Video: Glassblowing Is Back In Dockyard

After a four-month, $900,000 refurbishment, glassblowing is back at the Royal Naval Dockyard. The glassblowing building closed earlier this year for extensive renovations by the West End Development Corporation, which included a new roof and windows as well as moving the furnace from the centre of the building. Now Dockyard Glassworks owners Wendy Sherwood-Avery... Read more of this article

Scaur Hill Community Donate $540 To Charity

Scaur Hill Community Donate $540 To Charity

Earlier this year, the Scaur Hill Community held its 15th annual Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party, with the $540 raised by the event for Age Concern delivered on Thursday, June 9. A spokesperson said, “During this very social event the 42 socializers from Dockyard to St. George’s ate a variety of soups, desserts, and beverages from around Bermuda... Read more of this article

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Training

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Training

Somerset Cricket Club announced that all interested players are welcome to participate in Cup Match training. A spokesperson said, “Training will be held every Tuesday beginning on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. sharp. “All interested players are welcome!” Related StoriesPlayers Welcome To Cup Match Training Somerset Cricket Club... Read more of this article

PLP Sandys MPs To Host Week Of Activities

PLP Sandys MPs To Host Week Of Activities

The Sandys Branches of The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party announced that their Annual Week of Activities will kick off on Sunday May 22 under the theme “Unity in the Community.” Constituency 34 MP Kim Wilson said, “In what has become a great tradition Constituencies 33, 34, 35 and 36 have come together to offer a series of activities... Read more of this article

Traffic Diversions, BPS Execute Firearms Warrant

Traffic Diversions, BPS Execute Firearms Warrant

[Updated] As of 6.15pm this evening, traffic is being diverted in the Somerset area as approximately 25 police officers are executing a warrant at two residences and a “full operation is underway.” Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police are executing a warrant at two dwellings on Main Road in Somerset. “This has resulted... Read more of this article

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All options are on the table for the future use” of Cross Island once the America’s Cup is over, according to Andrew Dias, the General Manager of WEDCo. At a public meeting designed to invite feedback for any use of the landfill area, Mr Dias also said the intent was for the any new use to be long-term, and to be financially viable. The... Read more of this article

Collision Causes Traffic Delays In Somerset

Collision Causes Traffic Delays In Somerset

Commuters in the west end experienced some delays this morning [Mar 18] after emergency services responded to a collision involving a motorcycle on Somerset Road near Heydon Gardens. The Bermuda Fire and Service, Police and an ambulance attended the scene before the injured motorcycle rider was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment.... Read more of this article

WEDCo: Millions Spent On Improving Dockyard

WEDCo: Millions Spent On Improving Dockyard

More than $10 million will have been spent over two years on improving buildings at the Royal Naval Dockyard, according to the chairman of WEDCo Ray Charlton, who was speaking at the recent sixth annual pre-season breakfast held at Bone Fish, in Dockyard, which was held to inform businesses in the area about WEDCo’s upcoming plans for the historic... Read more of this article