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Minister Burch Updates On Stimulus Programme

Minister Burch Updates On Stimulus Programme

The amount spent to date in the Short Term Stimulus Programme is $1,618,735.14 [12% of stimulus funds] and the contract value awarded to date is $4,875,308.70 [36% of stimulus funds], Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 16] Minister Burch provided an update on Short Term Stimulus Programme,... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Construction On Schedule

Bermuda College Construction On Schedule

The Bermuda College Foundation said that construction of the new $3.8 million Career Development Centre at Bermuda College is on schedule “despite the challenging environment.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College Foundation announced today that construction of the state-of-the-art Career Development Centre at Bermuda College is on schedule... Read more of this article

Minister: Development & Planning Act 2021

Minister: Development & Planning Act 2021

Commencement Inspections, which give an indication of new projects starting, have increased by 72%, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [July 2] The Minister explained that later today he will table the ‘Development and Planning Amendment Act 2021′ which he said “seeks to amend the Development... Read more of this article

Minister Provides Update On Wantley House

Minister Provides Update On Wantley House

While they realise that “this is an extremely sensitive subject ,” the Government plans to pursue the process to demolish Wantley House, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, explaining that it would cost over $1 million to bring the building to code and the “economic climate does not allow for the funding of such projects... Read more of this article

Photos: Govt Statement On Wantley House

Photos: Govt Statement On Wantley House

[Updated with photos & video] The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to “advise of the present disposition of Wantley House located at 20 Princess Street, City of Hamilton.” A Government spokesperson said, “Members of the public would be aware that the property has been in disrepair for many years and has unfortunately become... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Upgrades At Albuoy’s Point

Photos & Video: Upgrades At Albuoy’s Point

Construction work is underway at Albuoy’s Point, as the City of Hamilton is currently undertaking upgrades to the area. A spokesperson previously said, “The upgrades will include improved seating and shade, up-lighting of the existing trees and revitalization of the pedestrian areas for accessing the park as well as the waterfront. “Also... Read more of this article

‘$1.3 Million Spent On Stimulus Projects To Date’

‘$1.3 Million Spent On Stimulus Projects To Date’

Approximately $1.3 million has been spent on Stimulus Projects to date, the Government said, adding that they believe “these Stimulus Projects will not only help to stimulate economic and job growth, but will also create and enhance its valuable assets.” In an online post, the Bermuda Government said, “A total of approximately $1.3... Read more of this article

Photos: Construction At Old Severn Bridge Area

Photos: Construction At Old Severn Bridge Area

Construction work is underway in the vicinity of the old Severn Bridge in the east end. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services would like to advise water users that construction is taking place in the vicinity of the old Severn Bridge. “Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, particularly... Read more of this article

Construction At Old Severn Bridge Taking Place

Construction At Old Severn Bridge Taking Place

The Department of Marine and Ports Services said they “would like to advise water users that construction is taking place in the vicinity of the old Severn Bridge.” A Government spokesperson said, “Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, particularly during hours of darkness when floating pipework and unlit vessels are moored... Read more of this article

Nine Contracts Awarded For Upgrades

Nine Contracts Awarded For Upgrades

Nine contracts have been awarded to date for infrastructure upgrades including the MDL renovation project, the Flatts Bridge handrail project, Elbow Beach access, Artemis building, new plant inspection building at Botanical Gardens, verandah repairs at Camden and more, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

Minister On Department Of Planning Statistics

Minister On Department Of Planning Statistics

The Department of Planning statistics “demonstrate that, despite the pandemic, investment and interest in development is taking off,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 7], Minister Roban said, “I am pleased to take this opportunity today to inform this Honourable House of the Department... Read more of this article

St Regis Exemption Approval Now Rescinded

St Regis Exemption Approval Now Rescinded

An “exemption approval issued to the St. Regis developers to conduct construction at the site during the Stay-at-Home period has been rescinded,” the Government confirmed this evening. This follows after footage of what appeared to be work ongoing at the site circulated today via messaging apps and social media, and what appeared to be an... Read more of this article

Construction Begins On $3.8M College Centre

Construction Begins On $3.8M College Centre

Construction of the new Career Development Centre at Bermuda College has “officially commenced,” with the project — which will include a 3,542 sq. foot addition with a number of state-of-the-art features — made possible thanks to a $3.8 million donation from several Bermuda-based re/insurers. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article