Sunday February 5th: “Good News” Spotlight

February 5, 2017

News that Nahki Wells scored his 100th goal in English football, fashion expert Shiona Turini showcased Bermuda with Bergdorf Goodman, 10 BTC apprentices received internationally accredited City & Guilds certificates, Larry Burchall thanked Rick Meens for saving his life, and the Green Family donated $500,000 for the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s new radiation therapy facility were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.

In other good news, ABIC will offer a new alumni education award, seniors get 10% off fuel purchases every Tuesday at Sol Petroleum for the next eight weeks, Delray Rawlins leads scoring for England’s U/19 team, Dage Minors was named Northeast-10 Conference Track Athlete of Week for the third time this winter, and goalkeeper Dale Eve starred in an Ilkeston FC match.


Other good news stories included Ilkeston FC signing Bermudian Dante Leverock, six musicians being selected for the America’s Cup Band, Narragansett releasing a Bermuda-style beer, and free entry being offered at the National Museum of Bermuda for local residents in February.

In additional good news, sailors Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond returned home after winning in New Zealand, Nonsuch Expeditions partnered with Cornell Lab, the “10 Most Fascinating People in Bermuda” series continued, Zadyn Smith was named CPAD’s Member of the Month, and the Kitson Group of Companies named Daniel Woods as the recipient of a company scholarship.

We also posted various community photo galleries, including coverage of Premier and First Division football, charities being awarded $32,000 from RUBiS, Bernews’ top 10 photos of the day from January, the Vitals Foundation holding its Fun Run/Walk, the first annual Bermuda Motorsports Expo, and Mountain Bike Racing at Ferry Reach.

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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