Sunday November 6th: “Good News” Spotlight

November 6, 2016

News that the Bermuda Cricket Team defeated Jersey and Denmark, college nursing graduates Josephine Bean and Dashunté Furbert earned Registered Nurse designations, the ‘Oyster Bermuda Regatta’ will be held in 2018, and swimmer Julian Fletcher set three new records at the FINA World Cup were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.

Other good news stories included the Carnival Vista cruise ship making its inaugural visit to Bermuda, Jessica Lewis winning her division at the Niagara Falls Half Marathon in Canada, the S.T.E.M. programme at Sandys Middle School getting hands on lessons from SoftBank Team Japan, and American Airlines getting set to offer Philadelphia to Bermuda flights year round.

In additional good news, actor Earl Cameron was inducted into the UK’s first black film and television Hall of Fame, Kidd Clazzic will perform in Trinidad & Tobago, Leilanni Nesbeth scored in a ISFA U16 Girls win, and technician Peter Winsby completed the Ford Motor Company’s STARS training programme.

Other positive news included the Zoological Society receiving its new 30′ Beachcat boat ‘Callista’, the Bermuda Community Foundation awarding $480,000 in grants, Twanée Butterfield releasing her new song “Like Me”, Warwick Academy raising funds for Haiti, and the Robin Hood Football Club supporting the Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre during ‘Movember’.

We also posted various community photo galleries, including coverage of a basketball double header, St. George’s Prep’s Halloween festivities, the Bermuda Guild of Stitchery show, netball action, luxury yacht ‘My Seanna’ visiting St George’s, the International Gig Regatta and the Bermuda Fashion Collective Show.

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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