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Would You Like To Be A Vendor In Dockyard?

Would You Like To Be A Vendor In Dockyard?

Small businesses are being given the chance to take advantage of Bermuda’s busiest tourism hub by becoming a vendor at Dockyard. West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] is inviting applications for outdoor vendors for the 2019 summer season as well as the 2019/2020 winter season. “It is a great opportunity, especially for a small business,” said... Read more of this article

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Prize Giving

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Prize Giving

Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] will be hosting their Cup Match Prize Giving presentation on Friday [Aug 24] at 7:30pm at their Somerset grounds. Club Secretary Dawn Simmons told Bernews, “On Friday, August 24th at 7:30pm we will be celebrating our Cup Match players as well as our Colt Cup Match players in our annual prize giving. “The interesting thing... Read more of this article

Partial Pedestrianisation Plan For Dockyard

Partial Pedestrianisation Plan For Dockyard

Effective August 27th, the road from Clocktower Parade around the Clocktower Mall in the Royal Naval Dockyard will be partially pedestrianized in a move WEDCO says aims to “make the area more attractive and safer.” “From Monday, August 27, the road from the fountain outside the Mall along the North lawn to Diamonds International will... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Marching Of The Cup In Somerset

Photos/Video: Marching Of The Cup In Somerset

Crowds gathered outside Somerset Cricket Club tonight [Aug 17] as the club hosted their “Marching of the Cup” event with team captain Jordan DeSilva leading the way riding a horse and holding the coveted trophy, celebrating their 2018 Cup Match Classic win.Following behind the captain were other team players, supporters, family and friends... Read more of this article

Angelina Bean Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Angelina Bean Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Angelina Bean was joined by family, friends, and political leaders yesterday [Aug 16] to celebrate a very special birthday, receiving a visit from Deputy Governor Alison Crocket, Minister of Government Reform Lovitta Foggo and MP Michael Scott as she turned 100 years old.Angelina Bean was born on August 16th 1918, married her late husband Herman Bean... Read more of this article

Photos: Final Cup Match Preparations At SCC

Photos: Final Cup Match Preparations At SCC

After months of preparation and planning, Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] are conducting the final preparations for the much anticipated annual Cup Match Classic, which is set to get underway tomorrow [Aug 2]. Thousands of people expected to attend the event over the two day period, enjoying a tradition that spans over a century and started to celebrate... Read more of this article

Somerset Captain: ‘We Are Looking To Win’

Somerset Captain: ‘We Are Looking To Win’

[Written by Don Burgess] Somerset Cup Match captain is quite confident of not only retaining the trophy for the Red and Blue but winning it outright on home ground. Somerset had dominated the Classic since 2012 when they won the Cup with an emphatic 10-wicket victory. Since that win, they have mainly stayed with the same squad from year to year, and... Read more of this article

Govt Presents $75,000 To SCC For Cup Match

Govt Presents $75,000 To SCC For Cup Match

Government presented a $75,000 cheque to Somerset Cricket Club to assist with hosting the Cup Match event, saying “this increased level of support from the Bermuda Government is essential to ensure that as country we uphold our cultural traditions.” Premier David Burt said, “One of the best parts about the Cup Match holiday is the... Read more of this article

2018 Cup Match Teams Selected & Announced

2018 Cup Match Teams Selected & Announced

Selectors at the Somerset Cricket Club and St. George’s Cricket Club met tonight [July 28] to decide who will represent their respective clubs at the upcoming 116th Annual Cup Match Classic and both clubs have now announced their teams.Defending Cup Match champions Somerset Cricket Club made two changes to their team adding two colts. Cleveland... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Lighting Of Somerset Bridge

Photos & Video: Lighting Of Somerset Bridge

The Sandys Parish Council hosted a gathering tonight [July 21] at Somerset Bridge where attendees where able to see the Cup Match decorations on the bridge and themed lighting lining the bridge was turned on. Joining the Council was Somerset Cricket Club President Vashun Blanchette, John Stovell, a former captain of the Somerset Cricket Club Cup Match... Read more of this article

Somerset Cricket Club Cup Match Training

Somerset Cricket Club Cup Match Training

Somerset Cricket Club announced that all interested players are welcome to participate in Cup Match training. A spokesperson said, “Somerset Cricket Club is pleased to announce that all interested players are welcome to participate in Cup Match training. Training will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday beginning on July 3 at 6:30 p.m. sharp. “All... Read more of this article

Donations Made For Somerset Cricket Club Wall

Donations Made For Somerset Cricket Club Wall

Members of the community, including OBA MPs, have donated towards getting the wall built at the Somerset Cricket Club. The matter came to public attention recently as Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said that he feels the Governor should not be invited to present the Cup at Cup Match, explaining to Parliament that he told Somerset Cricket... Read more of this article

Sandys Parish Council Public Meeting On June 21

Sandys Parish Council Public Meeting On June 21

Sandys Parish Council is inviting the public to attend a meeting on Thursday [June 21] at 7.00pm at Sandys Secondary Middle School. The event flyer says, “Presentation by Jamillah Lodge, BEDC New Financial Products and Valerius G. Jean Louis Community Policing. Refreshments will be served.” Related StoriesSandys Secondary/Middle School... Read more of this article