Tag: Somerset

Voter Information: Sandys South Bye-Election

Voter Information: Sandys South Bye-Election

The Parliamentary Registry Office issued an advisory for advising eligible voters in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which is set to have a bye-election on November 18th. The bye-election has been called due to the resignation of Terry Lister, with Georgia Marshall set to contest the seat for the OBA, while the PLP is expected to announce their candidate... Read more of this article

Clocktower Mall Closed On Thursday & Friday

Clocktower Mall Closed On Thursday & Friday

WEDCO has advised that due to the pending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo, the Clocktower Mall will be closed from the end of the day on Wednesday [Oct 15] and will be closed on Thursday and Friday. “And we will be assessing the situation on Saturday – in order to make the decision to re-open or stay closed until further notice,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Water Pipeline Being Expanded In Somerset

Water Pipeline Being Expanded In Somerset

Bermuda Waterworks Ltd. said they are commencing trenching works to expand the company’s pipeline into Sound View Road and East Shore Road, in Somerset. This expansion is the continuation of works started in 2010 and will fulfill the Company’s obligation under the Memorandum of Understanding with the Bermuda Government to expand into the western... Read more of this article

By-Election To Be Held In C#33 Sandys South

By-Election To Be Held In C#33 Sandys South

The retirement of Independent MP Terry Lister paves the way for a by-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, a constituency that has been voting for the PLP for the past few decades. Mr. Lister — who has represented Sandys South since he was first elected in 1998 – announced yesterday [Sept 23] that he will be retiring from politics. Saying that... Read more of this article

Tourism And Transport Minister Visits Dockyard

Tourism And Transport Minister Visits Dockyard

Earlier today [Aug 13] the Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell visited Dockyard to assess the new visitor transport system in place for cruise ship passengers, which has been the subject of news reports recently, with some complaints being registered over long waiting time. The Minister was joined by the Permanent Secretary... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: First Day Of 2014 Cup Match

Photo Set #3: First Day Of 2014 Cup Match

The 2014 Annual Cup Match Classic got underway on Thursday [July 31], with the challengers St. George’s batting first, scoring 274/7 declared, with OJ Pitcher the top scorer with 115.Pitcher faced 136 deliveries hitting 14 fours and 5 sixes in his inning, while Colt Delray Rawlins chipped in with 54, his runs came off 58 deliveries that included... Read more of this article

Download Free Cup Match Facebook Covers

Download Free Cup Match Facebook Covers

The Cup Match holiday is nearly here, giving people in Bermuda reason to choose a side before the annual competition between Somerset and St. George’s gets underway, bringing everyone cause to not only celebrate, but also to fly their favoured team’s banner. In order to show your allegiance on social media, Bernews is offering free Facebook... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Premier’s Cup Match Reception

Photos & Video: Premier’s Cup Match Reception

Premier Michael Dunkley took the time to welcome the 2014 Cup Match teams at Camden yesterday [July 28], ahead of the upcoming Cup Match Cricket Classic. The Somerset Cricket Club 2014 Cup Match team will include Jekon Edness [Captain], Malachi Jones [Vice-Captain], Tre Manders, Deunte Darrell [Recalled], Janeiro Tucker, Jordan DeSilva [Recalled], Terryn... Read more of this article

2014 Cup Match Cricket Teams Announced

2014 Cup Match Cricket Teams Announced

Cup Match champions Somerset Cricket Club and challengers St. George’s Cricket Club announced their respective teams on Saturday night [July 26] for the upcoming Annual Cup Match Classic. Jekon Edness will lead Somerset’s team as captain while Oronde Bascome will captain the St. George’s team. The champions have recalled Deunte Darrell... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure Of Somerset Police Station

Temporary Closure Of Somerset Police Station

The Bermuda Police Service said they “would like to take this opportunity to inform the public, but more specifically those living in the western end of the island, that the Somerset Police Station will be temporarily closed from Wednesday July 23rd for approximately three weeks in order for a new radio tower to be installed onto the grounds adjoining... Read more of this article


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