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30 Minute Video: Jan 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 26 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad. The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available:  Read More →

New ‘Fudgesicle’ Children’s Book Released

New ‘Fudgesicle’ Children’s Book Released

Minister Tinee Furbert has released a new children’s book, Fudgesicle, which features a young girl’s introduction to a chocolate-flavored Bermuda fudgesicle, with illustrations by Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell. The book is described as: “Fudgesicle is a colorful, positive, upbeat story of a young girl’s introduction to a chocolate-flavored... Read more of this article

Plans To Revive Women’s Basketball League

Plans To Revive Women’s Basketball League

[Written by Stephen Wright] Female basketball players are encouraged to join weekly training sessions at The Centre in Angle Street, Hamilton. Shari Scott, a basketball enthusiast, has been holding weekly scrimmages from 6 pm to 7.30 pm for up to 12 players and hopes to launch a 3v3 league in April or May. The 35-year-old said players of all ages and... Read more of this article

15% Vacancy Rate At City Ground Floor Level

15% Vacancy Rate At City Ground Floor Level

The City of Hamilton “has a vacancy rate of 15% at ground floor level” and “we predict that this figure is likely to increase as the full and long-term impacts of the pandemic are felt. ” This is according to the recently released City of Hamilton Plan 2023 Consultative Draft which said, “Our research has found that the... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decreased 0.2% In October 2022

Retail Sales Decreased 0.2% In October 2022

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 5.8% in October – the overall volume of retail sales decreased 0.2% when compared to October 2021, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Ministry of Economy and Labour released the October 2022 Retail Sales... Read more of this article

2023 Carnival Costumes To Be Unveiled

2023 Carnival Costumes To Be Unveiled

Carnival In Bermuda announced that the Bermuda Mas Bands “have been gearing up over the past few months and are now ready to release their presentations for Revel De Road 2023.” A spokesperson said, “Party People Entertainment will stoke the flames for Band Launch Season as they present their theme ‘The House of Dragons,’... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Free Health Checks For Men 60 And Above

Free Health Checks For Men 60 And Above

A free health clinic is aiming to address pervasive health conditions “that have been identified as common threats to the local mature male population.” A spokesperson said, “Daily Male is a clinic designed to offer free men’s health screening for Prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease among the over-60 male demographic, which... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Man arrested in connection with robbery, CahowCams capture egg laying, Monetary Authority 2023 Business Plan released, BNA to resume their Saturday leagues, Vasco team prepare for tournament in Azores, Karting: Scott Barnes hoping for sponsorship, SJD World launches new subscription service and Covid Update: 16 known active, 10 in hospital are some... Read more of this article

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] David Curley has been sentenced to six months in jail after admitting to a charge of official corruption A ZBM report said, “The 55-year-old former Lieutenant-Colonel had pleaded guilty to a charge of official corruption last July. His sentence totals 18 months, with 12 months suspended... Read more of this article

Covid Update: 16 Known Active, 10 In Hospital

Covid Update: 16 Known Active, 10 In Hospital

The Bermuda Government has released the latest Covid-19 figures today [Jan 25], and there are now 16 known active cases, with 10 of the 16 people in hospital. The amount of recorded deaths remains at 157,  the same as last week, and there has now been a total of 18,593 cases recorded since 2020. You can find more information on the links below... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 25 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad. The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available:  Read More →

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas Featured As ‘Pac Leader’

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas Featured As ‘Pac Leader’

Bermudian author and administrator Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas has been featured as a ‘Pac Leader’ on the Pac 12 Network, “an American sports-oriented digital cable and satellite television network owned by the Pac-12 Conference.” A spokesperson said, “Bermudian author and administrator, Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas, has been featured as a Pac... Read more of this article