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Conyers Legal Education Awards Recipients

Conyers Legal Education Awards Recipients

Conyers announced the recipients of their 2022 Legal Awards, with Sierra Brangman, Angelica Wales, Nazari Woods, Chrysda Smith, and Taylor Crichlow all receiving educational awards. A spokesperson said, “Conyers is pleased to announce the recipients of the Legal Education Awards for 2022. This year, the firm supported five Bermudian law students with... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 24 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:Related Stories30 Minute Video: May 23... Read more of this article

Government Meets With Union Representatives

Government Meets With Union Representatives

Premier David Burt and the Minister of Economy & Labour Jason Hayward recently met with the President of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] Chris Furbert, General Secretary Helena “Molly” Burgess and First Vice President Eugene Ball. Speaking about the meeting, which was held on Friday, May 13th, a Government spokesperson said, “The meeting... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Minister Dr Ernest Peets

Video: BNV With Minister Dr Ernest Peets

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets will be joining Bernews at 6.00pm this evening [May 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with Minister Peets set to discuss the upcoming Bermuda Day celebrations. This year will mark the full return of the Bermuda Day parade, which has not taken place for two years due... Read more of this article

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Expands Unlimited Roaming Destinations

One Communications announced today [May 24] that they have “expanded their Unlimited Data Carry-On Roaming destinations to include Canada, the United Kingdom, and 15 island nations in the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, “This is in addition to Unlimited Data Roaming in the United States, which was launched in November 2021, and continues... Read more of this article

Bull’s Head Car Park Information Campaign

Bull’s Head Car Park Information Campaign

The City of Hamilton will be launching an “awareness campaign in the coming weeks to inform the public about the benefits of acquiring monthly or annual parking passes for the Bull’s Head Car Park,” saying that “parking at Bull’s Head is the most economical way to park all day in the City.” City CEO Dwayne Caines said, “We... Read more of this article

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

New Platform For Entrepreneurs & Investors

Bermuda Investor Community Limited announced the launch of “Bermuda’s first fully digital platform bringing qualified individual investors and entrepreneurs together.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Investor Community is a sister company of Ignite, the island’s first privately funded entrepreneurial accelerator. The launch of the Community’s... Read more of this article

LCCA Donates $200,000 To Rest Homes

LCCA Donates $200,000 To Rest Homes

In celebration of its 90th anniversary, the Lady Cubitt Compassionate Association [LCCA] has donated $50,000 each to four rest homes on the island. A spokesperson said, “The Packwood Home, Matilda Smith-Williams Seniors Residence, Westmeath Residential & Nursing Care Home, and Lorraine Rest Home received $50,000 each, with the funds to be used... Read more of this article

No Charge For First Week Of Summer Camp

No Charge For First Week Of Summer Camp

Public schools will close early for the summer break and the Department of Youth and Sport will commence summer camps a week early and “to help parents and guardians manage this adjustment to the school year there is no charge for this first week of summer camp,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said. Statement In House Speaking in the... Read more of this article

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Art Exhibition Raises $30K For KBB & BNG

Local artist Meredith Andrews has donated $30,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] through proceeds from her recent art exhibition highlighting the impacts of modern living on ocean pollution. A spokesperson said, “In 2021, Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] were looking to collaborate... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After ‘Assault With Bladed Weapon’

Man Arrested After ‘Assault With Bladed Weapon’

[Updated] One man is in custody after another man was “assaulted with a bladed weapon” last night in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:21pm on Monday 23rd May 2022, police responded to a report of an assault in the Cedar Park, Devonshire area. “On arrival it was ascertained that two men had been involved in an... Read more of this article

BELCO Advisory On Upcoming Trenching Works

BELCO Advisory On Upcoming Trenching Works

BELCO advised that the “Palmetto Road [Devonshire] to Store Hill [Smiths] trench will commence on Palmetto Road on Monday, May 30th and it is expected that the trench will reach its conclusion at Store Hill by the end of October 2022.” A spokesperson said, “The Palmetto Road to Barker’s Hill Roundabout portion of this trenching... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Bermuda – the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting – this week, and has toured the island from east to west, with many notable people involved.Bernews caught up with the Baton in the west end yesterday, which involved... Read more of this article