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Clocktower Mall Re-Opens After Appliance Issue

Clocktower Mall Re-Opens After Appliance Issue

[Updated] WEDCO Offices and Clocktower Mall have been closed today [Aug 29] as while initial testing indicates there is no gas leak, officials said they “must err on the side of caution” and are “investigating the source of the odor.”Dockyard offered an initial update on social media, saying, “Due to a gas leak within... Read more of this article

Somerset Captain “Confident” Ahead Of Match

Somerset Captain “Confident” Ahead Of Match

[Written by Don Burgess] Is Somerset even stronger now that it has lost Janeiro Tucker and Jacobi Robinson to retirement? While the idea may seem preposterous to some, and downright heresy to others, which could be the case. Youth is being served with Kamau Leverock, and Dion Stovell recalled to the squad. Leverock could very well be Bermuda’s best... Read more of this article

Video Charts Dockyard’s Restoration Journey

Video Charts Dockyard’s Restoration Journey

A new video charting the multi-million dollar restoration work at the Royal Naval Dockyard has today been released. The West End Development Corporation is investing approximately $13 million in projects in The West End, including high profile developments such as new energy efficient LED lighting within the Royal Naval Dockyard.In the video, WEDCO... 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. “Training will be held every Tuesday beginning on June 27 at 6:30 p.m. sharp. All interested players are welcome,” a spokesperson said. Related StoriesSomerset Cricket Club Win Colts Cup Match Somerset CC To Host Cup... Read more of this article

Restoration Of Dockyard Clocks Now Complete

Restoration Of Dockyard Clocks Now Complete

People visiting the Royal Naval Dockyard will once again be able to tell the time without having to glance at their watches. After months of work, the clock and the tide mechanisms at the Clocktower, one of Bermuda’s most recognizable landmarks, are again working.Dockyard is also looking even brighter than normal after new energy efficient LED lighting... Read more of this article

Photos: Work On Somerset Bridge Completed

Photos: Work On Somerset Bridge Completed

Work on the Somerset Bridge — the smallest draw bridge in the world — was recently completed, after an inspection revealed some safety issues on the walkway and on the railing on the north side of the bridge. A Public Works Ministry spokesperson said, “The original work planned for Somerset Bridge was established after an inspection revealed... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds To West End Fire

Photos: Fire Service Responds To West End Fire

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a reported fire at Mangrove Bay in Somerset at approximately 10.30pm tonight [March 13] where smoke could be seen coming from a roadside building. Fire service personnel could be seen with breathing apparatus equipment and police were also at the location. Details are limited at this time, however... Read more of this article

Photos: New Bathrooms At White Hill Field

Photos: New Bathrooms At White Hill Field

Last week the Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier visited the newly constructed bathrooms at White Hill Field in Sandys parish, which were built by Junior’s Maintenance. “The tender for the new bathroom facility was put out by the Ministry of Public Works last year. The public may recall that these works were mentioned in the 2016 Speech... Read more of this article

Time Is Ticking On Dockyard Clocks Restoration

Time Is Ticking On Dockyard Clocks Restoration

Work is well underway towards restoring two of the Island’s most famous clocks with parts taking shape at a specialist firm in the US.The West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] announced last year that was investing $200,000 into restoring the clocks at Clocktower.One tells the time and one the high tide time, but the mechanisms were put in... Read more of this article

15 Minute Video Highlights Work At Dockyard

15 Minute Video Highlights Work At Dockyard

A new 15-minute video has highlighted some of the multi-million dollar work taking place in the West End. Taking a trip from Watford Bridge to Commissioner’s House, the film charts where money is being invested in making the area an even better place to visit and live. Joanna Cranfield, the West End Development Corporation’s Business Development... Read more of this article

Advisory: Uneven Pavement On Somerset Road

Advisory: Uneven Pavement On Somerset Road

Motorists are advised to use caution along a section of Somerset Road between Hook ‘N Ladder Lane and Cambridge Road “until the uneven pavement can be appropriately addressed,” the police have advised today. A police spokesperson said, “The motoring public, especially those using two wheeled vehicles, is advised to use caution along... Read more of this article

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