Sunday January 18th: “Good News” Spotlight

January 18, 2015

Mark Anderson winning the VIP Sunshine Award, news that both the Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Dawn cruise ships will return to the island in 2016, Dage Minors winning the 800m at the Dartmouth Relays, the Devonshire Parish Council and Southampton Rangers awarding scholarships and the island’s young sailors getting a boost courtesy of a $50,000 donation from Bermuda CableVision were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.

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In addition, the students of Dalton E. Tucker Primary staged their annual reenactment of the March on Washington to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Bermuda lead in the USA Today best beach in the Caribbean online poll, and news was released that bursary funding has been allocated to allow a few lucky people to sail aboard the tall ship Lord Nelson on voyages from the Bahamas to Bermuda, and from Bermuda to Southampton via the Azores.

There are also over 1,000 new photos online this week offering a glimpse of a variety of community events across the island, including motocross racing, the BSSF All-Star east vs west school football games, the Fairmont To Fairmont road race, a “snow day” at Little Learners Preschool, the Tokio youth mountain biking races, Alchemy Fitness Challenge training, the George Duckett Memorial rugby match, the Bermuda Marathon Weekend races and the City of Hamilton’s 200th anniversary celebration.

In an effort to highlight some of positive news happening in our community, we supplement our standard morning and evening email newsletters with a special Sunday “Good News email newsletter edition, which strictly focuses on the positive news from the past week. You can sign up to have the free newsletter delivered via email here, and/or access the links below.


Links to some of the ‘good news’ from the past week are below:

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  1. Terry says:

    Thanks BERNEWS.
    What a refreshing change.