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Access To Covid Testing, Vaccines, Treatment

Access To Covid Testing, Vaccines, Treatment

The Bermuda Health Council has created a rather informative infographic outlining the current access to Covid-19 testing, vaccination and treatment in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “There is a lot of information online and sometimes it can be overwhelming when searching through multiple platforms for information. With this in mind, the Health Council... Read more of this article

Abigail Clifford Appointed BF&M CEO Designate

Abigail Clifford Appointed BF&M CEO Designate

BF&M Limited today [Oct 19] announced the completion of BF&M’s CEO succession plan, stating that Ms. Abigail Clifford is appointed President and Group Chief Operating Officer, and CEO Designate of the BF&M group of companies. A date for the transition has not been set and Mr. John Wight remains Group Chairman and CEO. “The selection... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Two Online Frauds Circulating

Police Warn About Two Online Frauds Circulating

The police have issued a warning about “two forms of online fraud currently circulating within the community.” A police spokesperson said, “One form involves persons being contacted on social media platforms such as Instagram, by individuals they believe to be family members or friends. The “family/friend” would then pitch an investment... Read more of this article

Goslings Launches “Flora Gold” Bermuda Rum

Goslings Launches “Flora Gold” Bermuda Rum

Gosling’s is launching a limited release aged rum — called ‘Flora Gold’ — in collaboration with Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy, with 15 bottles, which have been signed by Ms Duffy, set to be auctioned with proceeds to benefit the Flora Fund, which supports aspiring Bermudian athletes.A spokesperson said, “Goslings... Read more of this article

Video: October 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: October 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Island celebrates Flora Duffy Day, Corkscrew Hill renamed Flora Duffy Hill, Flora Duffy Stadium named, Flora Duffy commemorative stamps, Lamb Foggo Centre to resume normal hours, Nia Christopher scores in Towson draw, Colin Powell dies at age 84, BIU urges their members to listen to doctors not social media quacks and 189 Covid cases announced... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy Speech “I Am From Bermuda”

Video: Flora Duffy Speech “I Am From Bermuda”

In a speech that will be recalled for years to come, Flora Duffy delivered a message brimming with national pride today [Oct 18] as she spoke at the Tribute Concert held in her honour, with her speech — “I am from Bermuda” — one of the big highlights of a day that was filled with highlights. The concert was the last event held... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

Photo Set #2: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

[Updated with video] In celebration of Flora Duffy winning Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal, the island held a national holiday today [Oct 18] with a number of events taking place including the renaming of Corkscrew Hill to Flora Duffy Hill, the stadium being officially renamed in her honour, the unveiling of commemorative stamps at the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

Photo Set #1: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

It’s a good thing she is super fit, as Flora Duffy had a very busy day today [Oct 18], which started out with a breakfast in her honour, before she attended a ceremony to rename Corkscrew Hill to Flora Duffy Hill, then went to the stadium for it to be officially renamed in her honour, before going to the unveiling of commemorative stamps at the... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre To Resume Normal Hours

Lamb Foggo Centre To Resume Normal Hours

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that normal operating hours will resume at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] effective Tuesday, October 19th.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board announced today a resumption of normal operating hours at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC]. Effective Tuesday 19 October hours will... Read more of this article

Past Winners Set To Take Part In 2021 Golf Event

Past Winners Set To Take Part In 2021 Golf Event

The Butterfield Bermuda Championship will begin welcoming some of the best golfers in the world to Bermuda in one week, and tournament officials are excited to announce player commitments for the third annual event, which returns October 28 to 31 to Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. A spokesperson said, “The field of 132 will include 2020 champion,... Read more of this article

Mental Health Clinic Piloted In Hamilton

Mental Health Clinic Piloted In Hamilton

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] in collaboration with the Department of Health is piloting a mental health clinic in Hamilton. Located in the Department of Health’s Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street, the Mental Health Clinic started on Friday 8 October. The weekly service will continue on Fridays from 9am-noon. BHB Acting Chief of Psychiatry,... Read more of this article

Video: Duffy Tribute Concert & Reception

Video: Duffy Tribute Concert & Reception

A Flora Duffy Tribute Concert & Reception is being held today [Oct 18] at Victoria Park, and we will have additional coverage later on, the live video is below and you can view all our coverage of the Flora Duffy Day holiday by clicking here. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 104-minute live video replay is below: Related... Read more of this article

Colin Powell: Opposition Leader’s Condolences

Colin Powell: Opposition Leader’s Condolences

Opposition Leader Cole Simons has extended condolences following the passing of General Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of state in the United States. Mr Simons said, “I am saddened to hear of the passing of another great man in history, General Colin L Powell. Gen Powell wasn’t only an American statesman, but man whose voice resonated around... Read more of this article