Tag: Somerset

Somerset Brigade Band Celebrates 85th Year

Somerset Brigade Band Celebrates 85th Year

Under the distinguished patronage of its Ladies Auxiliary, The Somerset Brigade Band is getting set to celebrate their 85th anniversary and present their Festival of Music on February 14, 2015 at 7.30pm at St. James Church in Sandy’s Parish. This event will feature The North Village Community Band, vocal soloist Chantelle Berkeley, soprano saxophonist... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Shooting In Sandys, No Injuries

Police Confirm: Shooting In Sandys, No Injuries

[Updated with video] There are reports of gunshots being fired this evening [Jan 13] in Sandys, with multiple unofficial reports indicating that shots were fired. The police are on scene, and while further details are limited at this time, we will update as able.Update 10:58pm: The police have confirmed that a shooting occurred at around 9.40pm, in... Read more of this article

Somerset Bridge And Southlands Now Listed

Somerset Bridge And Southlands Now Listed

The Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy today [Jan 8] advised that Somerset Bridge — the smallest drawbridge in the world – has officially been designated as a Grade HM Structure [Historic Monument] and Southlands has been designated as a Grade 2 Listed Building. This follows a period of public consultation ending 31 December 2014. There... Read more of this article

Clocktower Mall To Open Seven Days A Week

Clocktower Mall To Open Seven Days A Week

The Clocktower Mall in Dockyard will be open from 11.00am – 4.00pm, seven days a week during January, February and March in 2015. Last year the Mall closed three days per week in the winter months, and they said that in an effort to encourage people to visit, as well as to coincide with the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s plan to market the winter... Read more of this article

Purpose-Built Event Village In Dockyard For Cup

Purpose-Built Event Village In Dockyard For Cup

[Updated] Dockyard was selected as the venue to base the 2017 America’s Cup, and a purpose-built event village will be developed, the organisers said today. Ending months of speculation, the America’s Cup Event Authority revealed in a press conference today [Dec 2] that Bermuda has been selected to host the America’s Cup in 2017. Rendering #1... Read more of this article

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

The PLP’s Jamahl Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South this evening [Nov 18], defeating the OBA’s Georgia Marshall, winning 462 votes [58.18%] to the OBA’s 326 [41.05%], with 6 spoiled ballots [0.75%]. Mr. Simmons holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and began... Read more of this article

PLP Constituency 33 To Host Dinner On Sunday

PLP Constituency 33 To Host Dinner On Sunday

The Progressive Labour Party Sandys South Constituency #33 is inviting people to join them for a free dinner at 3pm this Sunday [Nov 16] at the Somers Isle Lodge in Sandys. The event flyer said, “Constituency 33 invites you to join us for Feed Our Families on Sunday, November 16, 2014 3:00 pm at Somers Isle Lodge, Hog Bay Level, next to Maximart,... Read more of this article

Four Men Injured In Shooting In Somerset

Four Men Injured In Shooting In Somerset

[Updated: Police confirm that there was a shooting outside Somerset Cricket Club, and said that four men were injured] Following the shooting in Devonshire earlier today [Nov 11], we are now receiving reports there has been another shooting, with unofficial reports indicating that this one took place a few minutes ago in Sandys. Details are limited... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Lane Officially Unveiled

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Lane Officially Unveiled

[Updated with video & more photos] Broome Street in Sandys has been officially renamed Clyde Best Lane, with the unveiling held earlier today [Nov 1] with friends and family, politicians from both sides of the aisle, and football fans both young and old in attendance. One of the most successful athletes the island has ever produced, Mr Best began... Read more of this article

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


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