Govt. Voicemail Not Operational Following Storm

May 29, 2014

The lightning storm this past weekend damaged hardware components associated with the Government voice mail system, resulting in the voice mail for 295-5151 being out of order.

Photo of this weekend’s lightning storm shot by Daniel Hetzel from Hinson’s Island


A spokesperson said, “Due to the lightning damage to the Government telephone system over the weekend, hardware components associated with the voice mail system have been damaged and will need to be replaced.

“The voice mail for 295-5151 is therefore currently not yet operational. Further updates on the situation will be provided in due course.

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  1. Dirk Gentley says:

    They should take their time fixing the phones… and see if anyone notices.

  2. DarkSideofTheMoon says:

    The PLP had 14 years to get the phone system up to specs…….

    • Bold man says:

      that has nothing to do with the PLP getting the phone up to specs…..We has a phone system installed less then a year ago at a great expense might with all the necessary devices to prevent lightning …and guess what, It is busted….

      • DarkSideofTheMoon says:

        I had to say it, I’m an OBA parrot

        • Hmmm says:

          So the PLP till death fan, is now trying to manipulate readers. Evil PLP tactics. Nasty.

  3. Kangoocar says:

    What difference will this make?? They hardly ever return calls anyway!!!!!

  4. Lick My Chicken says:

    somebody always gotta throw in the plp. if its broke, its cause of the plp and if it can’t be fixed cause we cash strapped, its deff the plp.

  5. Really?……thank God we have women….back before telephone we had tell a womañ….you could sneeze get on a bus in St. Georges and when you got off the bus in Somerset there would be a girl waiting for you with some fish chowder….and a kleenex!You juss have to make sure there’s a woman in each and every govt. Dept… that?

  6. Jus' Sayin' says:

    Thats ok. They never respond to voicemail anyway.