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35 Students Begins Employment Programme

35 Students Begins Employment Programme

The 2024 Youth Employment Programme began with the first cohort of 35 students participating in a full-day orientation session. Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward said, “I’m happy to share that the 2024 Youth Employment Programme recently began with the first cohort of 35 students participating in a full-day orientation session. “These... Read more of this article

Jarion Richardson: Key Parts ‘Not Completed’

Jarion Richardson: Key Parts ‘Not Completed’

The Opposition asked Parliamentary Questions about the Economic Development Strategy and “were shocked to learn that key parts of the plan, promised nearly a year ago, still have not been completed,” Opposition Leader Jarion Richardson said. Mr Richardson said, “It’s hard to say the Economic Development Strategy is falling apart... Read more of this article

Traffic Advisory For Smith’s Parish On May 27/28

Traffic Advisory For Smith’s Parish On May 27/28

The Ministry of Public Works announced “a lane closure at the junction of Harrington Sound Road and White Crest Hill, Smith’s Parish.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works, in collaboration with Invisible Trenching, announces a lane closure at the junction of Harrington Sound Road and White Crest Hill, Smith’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Road & Traffic Closures Announced

Bermuda Day Road & Traffic Closures Announced

The Ministry of Public Works has announced road and traffic restrictions for Bermuda Day on May 24th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the public about road and traffic restrictions for Bermuda Day on Friday, 24 May 2024. These measures are necessary to accommodate the various race events and the parade... Read more of this article

Ministry On South Road Paving In Southampton

Ministry On South Road Paving In Southampton

“We are pleased with the completed paving of the eastbound and westbound lanes between the Henry VIII and Fairmont Southampton entrance,” commented Minister of Public Works David Burch. The Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is pleased to update the public about the status of its paving project on South Road,... Read more of this article

Waste Collection Adjustments On Bermuda Day

Waste Collection Adjustments On Bermuda Day

The Ministry of Public Works announced adjustments to waste collection schedules in light of the Bermuda Day holiday on Friday, May 24, 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that due to the Bermuda Day holiday on Friday, 24 May 2024, household waste that would normally be collected on that day will instead... Read more of this article

TCD Announces Facilities Closure On May 17

TCD Announces Facilities Closure On May 17

The Transport Control Department announced the closure of its Rockaway and Southside facilities from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 17 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department’s satellite facilities at Rockaway and Southside will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, 17 May 2024. “Customers can... Read more of this article

DENR Advises Public Of Phone Issues

DENR Advises Public Of Phone Issues

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] notified the public of ongoing issues with their telephone landlines at the Bermuda Botanical Gardens headquarters A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] wishes to advise the public that most telephone landlines to the Department’s... Read more of this article

Ministry Meets With Cayman Islands Officials

Ministry Meets With Cayman Islands Officials

Senior policy officials from the Cayman Islands Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing, Infrastructure, Transport & Development [PAHITD] recently met with members of the Ministry of Transport in Bermuda. Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert; the Department of Public Transport Acting Director, Jonelle Christopher; Director of Marine and Ports... Read more of this article

Keel Laying Ceremony For New Fast Ferries

Keel Laying Ceremony For New Fast Ferries

Strategic Marine hosted the keel laying ceremony in Singapore for the two new fast ferries the Government has ordered. A Government spokesperson said, “As announced during the 2024/2025 Throne Speech, the Ministry of Transport is steadfastly advancing toward enhancing public transportation services, including strategically purchasing two 40-meter... Read more of this article

Government’s Annual Summer Day Camps

Government’s Annual Summer Day Camps

The Department of Sport and Recreation invites parents and guardians to register their children for the Government’s annual summer day camps programs. A Government spokesperson said, “Due to the high demand for affordable camps, the Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport, Senator Owen K. Darrell, announced that additional funding was allocated... Read more of this article

Dwayne Caisey Earns PSEA Award For April

Dwayne Caisey Earns PSEA Award For April

Dwayne Caisey from the Department of Education earned the Public Service Excellence Award [PSEA] for April. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently, Premier David Burt congratulated Mr. Dwayne Caisey from the Department of Education, who is the recipient of the April Public Service Excellence Award [PSEA]. “Mr. Caisey is being recognised for his... Read more of this article

Workforce Development Launch New Website

Workforce Development Launch New Website

The Department of Workforce Development announced the launch of its new website, which they said is “designed to provide enhanced access to information, resources, and opportunities for Bermudians seeking to advance skills and achieve their career goals.” A Government spokesperson said, “The newly launched website is a comprehensive... Read more of this article

House Passes Health Data Expansion Bill

House Passes Health Data Expansion Bill

The House of Assembly on Friday voted to pass the Bermuda Health Council Act Amendment Bill which the Government said “will expand the collection of important health system data to enable stronger and more timely health policy decision making, more effective delivery of health services, and improved population health outcomes.” Its enactment... Read more of this article

Ministry Issues Three Road Traffic Notices

Ministry Issues Three Road Traffic Notices

The Ministry of Public Works has issued three road traffic notices detailing closures and lane restrictions affecting various areas in Bermuda. St. John’s Road, Pembroke: Road closure extension through Saturday, 11 May. Harrington Sound Road, Smith’s: Lane closure for private wall works from Friday, 3 May through Friday, 10 May 2024. South... Read more of this article

Southlands Consultation Deadline Extended

Southlands Consultation Deadline Extended

The consultation deadline in relation to a new event lawn at Southlands Park has been extended until May 17. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks wishes to advise the public of a proposed change of use for a portion of Southlands Park to accommodate an event lawn for the Bermudiana Beach Resort. “The deadline has been... Read more of this article