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Somerset Cup Match Celebrations To Continue

Somerset Cup Match Celebrations To Continue

Somerset Cricket Club is inviting the community to join them for the continuation of their Cup Match celebrations, including a cruise tomorrow [Aug 22] and the annual prize presentation on August 28. The official Cup Match Champions Cruise will take place on Saturday, August 22 on board the MV Elizabeth, with entertainment provided by DJ Jugglin J and... Read more of this article

Sandys Parish Awards 4 Educational Bursaries

Sandys Parish Awards 4 Educational Bursaries

Following the announcement in July of the availability of educational bursaries for Sandys Parish residents who have already completed a year of post-secondary education, the Sandys Parish Council has announced the recipients of the 2015 Educational Bursaries. The recipients include Michael Ellis Hudson Jr, in his final year of a BBA in Technical Management,... Read more of this article

Somerset CC To Host March The Cup Party

Somerset CC To Host March The Cup Party

Cup Match champion Somerset Cricket Club is getting set to host its “March the Cup” event tomorrow [Aug 7] at 6.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Our captain, Jekon Edness, will follow the tradition of leading the procession, riding a white horse.” The victory march and happy hour will feature special DJs. Related StoriesSomerset... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Somerset Cup Match Motorcade

Video & Photos: Somerset Cup Match Motorcade

[Updated with video] The police have advised that there may be traffic delays this afternoon [Aug 1] due to a celebratory motorcade making its way across the island, with approximately 50 vehicles having left Somerset Cricket Club at around 2pm. The motorcade follows after the defending champions Somerset defeated St George’s to retain the Cup Match... Read more of this article

Video: Somerset Wins 2015 Cup Match Classic

Video: Somerset Wins 2015 Cup Match Classic

[Updated with video] Following two days of play, the defending champions Somerset Cricket Club have defeated St George’s Cricket Club to retain the Cup Match trophy for another year. The west end team claimed the Cup while playing in the east — something which has not occurred since 1981 — and the win prompted jubilant Somerset fans... Read more of this article

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

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