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Bermuda National Trust To Hold Online Auction

Bermuda National Trust To Hold Online Auction

The Bermuda National Trust’s Auction & Jumble sale was cancelled due to Covid this year, and the charity has opted to sell some of the many items generously donated by the public via an online Trust Treasures Auction using an online service called Handbid. “We were very disappointed this year’s Auction & Jumble event was first postponed... Read more of this article

BNT To Hold “My Bermuda” Art Competition

BNT To Hold “My Bermuda” Art Competition

The Bermuda National Trust is getting set to hold a student art competition with the theme “My Bermuda” with winners to receive cash prizes, and their work will also be featured on the Bermuda National Trust’s website. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust is pleased to announce that it is holding a student art competition with... Read more of this article

Videos: Malcolm Outerbridge Memorial Bench

Videos: Malcolm Outerbridge Memorial Bench

A memorial bench was recently unveiled at the Sherwin Nature Reserve South to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Malcolm Outerbridge. Mr Outerbridge was only 18-years-old when he was killed back in 2011, and his mother Kaywell Outerbridge said,“Thursday, October 28th at 6pm was a surreal moment for me and my family as I stood on the Bulkhead... Read more of this article

BNT Raffle Offers Solar Panel Installation

BNT Raffle Offers Solar Panel Installation

BE Solar has partnered with the Bermuda National Trust to offer a solar panel installation as the grand prize for the annual Bermuda National Trust raffle. A spokesperson said, “In 2020, BE Solar provided an 8 panel solar installation as the grand prize for the raffle. The funds raised through the raffle helped BNT to continue their valuable... Read more of this article

Head Of Cultural Heritage: Dr Charlotte Andrews

Head Of Cultural Heritage: Dr Charlotte Andrews

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] announced the appointment of Dr Charlotte Andrews to the newly created role of Head of Cultural Heritage. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Andrews gained her master’s and doctorate in Heritage and Museum Studies from the University of Cambridge and has worked in Bermuda’s cultural sector for over 20 years. She has... Read more of this article

Governor Tours Verdmont Historic House

Governor Tours Verdmont Historic House

Governor Rena Lalgie and her family recently visited the Verdmont Historic House and Gardens, accompanied by Karen Border, Alana Anderson and Dorte Horsfield of the Bermuda National Trust. Government House shared the photo below on social media, saying: “On 20 August the Governor and her family were delighted to tour the Verdmont Historic House... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates To BNT

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates To BNT

As part of their 100th Anniversary commitment to give back to the community, the Garden Club of Bermuda donated to the Bermuda National Trust, with the funds to be used for the restoration of Verdmont. Bermuda National Trust Executive Director Karen Border said, “The Bermuda National Trust thanks the Garden Club of Bermuda for their generous gift... Read more of this article

BNT ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Amendments

BNT ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Amendments

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] said they are “very concerned about the proposed amendments to the Development and Planning Act tabled on 2 July, in particular changes to the process for the granting of Special Development Orders and the introduction of Emergency Development Orders.” A spokesperson said, “The most concerning amendment... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Cadets Volunteer For BNT

US Coast Guard Cadets Volunteer For BNT

The Bermuda National Trust hosted 16 cadets from the US Coast Guard training ship Eagle at their headquarters Waterville in Paget yesterday [July 13]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust was delighted to host 16 cadets from the US Coast Guard training ship Eagle at their headquarters Waterville in Paget on 13 July. The cadets spent... Read more of this article

Appleby Volunteer At Sherwin Nature Reserve

Appleby Volunteer At Sherwin Nature Reserve

Appleby recently organised an employee volunteer day at Sherwin Nature Reserve to support the Bermuda National Trust. A spokesperson said, “Leading offshore law firm Appleby organised an employee volunteer day at Sherwin Nature Reserve to support the Bermuda National Trust. On 25 June, a team of Appleby volunteers spent their morning with tools in... Read more of this article

Karen Border Appointed BNT Executive Director

Karen Border Appointed BNT Executive Director

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT]  announced that Karen Border will serve as the BNT Executive Director. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is pleased to announce that respected environmentalist and communications professional Karen Border will take up the position of BNT Executive Director on 28 June. “Karen has spent... Read more of this article

Old Bullet Found In Chimney Stacks At Verdmont

Old Bullet Found In Chimney Stacks At Verdmont

The Bermuda National Trust found a bullet during their search of the chimney stacks at Verdmont, as they prepared for upgrades to the building which began in January. BNT posted the photo below on social media, saying: “A bullet was the last thing we expected to find during our search of the chimney stacks at Verdmont, as we prepared for upgrades... Read more of this article

BNT Postpone This Year’s Palm Sunday Walk

BNT Postpone This Year’s Palm Sunday Walk

The Bermuda National Trust postponed this year’s Palm Sunday Walk which was scheduled for this coming Sunday, March 28, saying it is “with the community’s safety and health in mind.” In an online post, the BNT said, “Every year, we look forward to hosting the annual Palm Sunday Walk and seeing the community come together... Read more of this article