Sunday December 11th: “Good News” Spotlight

December 11, 2016

News that goalkeeper Nathan Trott signed a professional contract with West Ham, Bermuda College lecturer Shawn DeShields won a research award, Berkeley Institute students were awarded at the schools prizegiving ceremony, and Interact Club students helped pack food hampers for those in need were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.


Other good news stories included tennis player Trey Mallory making it to the finals in Florida, Saltus students getting top marks from Softbank CEO Dean Barker for their design work, young basketball players traveling to New York, three Bermudian graduate trainees joining the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and three charities receiving donations from Conyers Dill & Pearman.

In additional good news, local firm Cosmic won two design awards, the Flying Colours Mountain Bike Series was held, Nikki Bascome won at Take Over Fight Night, 28 sports came together to form the Association of National Sport Governing Bodies, and Kamau Leverock and Delray Rawlins were selected for the ICC Americas squad that will compete in the WICB Nagico Super 50.

We also posted various community photo galleries, including coverage of the cross country event at Botanical Gardens, the final day of the Gosling Golf Invitational, decorations on charity Christmas trees at Washington Mall, the Hamilton Princess’ holiday gingerbread house, and the MS Amlin Moth Sailing Regatta.

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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