Sunday February 21st: “Good News” Spotlight

February 21, 2016

News that luxury lifestyle magazine ‘Tatler’ featured Bermuda, Digicel and BTC donated $4,000 to the Haitian Child Dental Project, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones recommended Bermuda on social media, and Elliot Primary students teamed up with Keep Bermuda Beautiful to clean up the Devonshire area were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.

Additional good news included a group of seniors touring areas including Friswells Hill, St Monica’s Mission, and Glebe Road, James Collieson earning the iTPA’s CTPS tennis designation, the Bermuda Powerboat Association donating $1,000 to St. John Ambulance, and close to $1.5 million being granted over the past year to organisations working in the community.

GN cover February 21st 2016

In other good news, 14 overseas rugby teams will come to the island for the Ariel Re Bermuda Rugby 7s Tournament, Flora Duffy won the XTERRA South Africa Championships, Nahki Wells scored the game winning goal for Huddersfield, Somersfield Academy finished a week long football and cultural tour to Panama with a perfect 3-0 record, and John Layfield was named an ambassador of Beyond Sport.

We also posted various community photo galleries, including coverage of Shine’s 60th birthday celebration, the Ed Sherlock Five Mile road race, Saltus holding its Careers Fair for students, and the Smith’s Parish Council Seniors Tea.

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. In addition, for those who like positive news, please feel free to visit our sister site, which seeks to showcase the best of Bermuda as well as provide information and listings for visitor related services.

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

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