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BPS Thank Public For Cooperation During Holiday

BPS Thank Public For Cooperation During Holiday

Noting that while there was an altercation at the Arboretum and 48 arrests made over the course of the holiday weekend [34 of which were for outstanding warrants] the police said it was a “relatively quiet Heroes Day holiday, in terms of serious crime” and thanked the public for their co-operation. A police spokesperson said, “A relatively... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: J.A.M. J’Ouvert Carnival Event

Photos & Video: J.A.M. J’Ouvert Carnival Event

[Updated with photos] The J.A.M. J’Ouvert AM was held starting at 3.00am this morning [June 20], with the event held as part of the ‘Carnival in Bermuda’ festivities. The Carnival includes a wide range of events set to take place all weekend and today; we will post a photo gallery later on, and you can view all our coverage of the Carnival festivities... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda National Heroes Highlighted

Video: Bermuda National Heroes Highlighted

Bermuda is observing National Heroes Day today [June 20], and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs created a video series highlighting the island’s national heroes: Mary Prince, Gladys Morrell, Sir John Swan, Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego, Dr. E.F. Gordon, Dame Lois Browne-Evans, Sir Henry Tucker, and Sir ET Richards.Minister of Youth,... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader On National Heroes Day

Opposition Leader On National Heroes Day

[National Heroes Day message from Opposition Leader Cole Simons] Bermuda’s National Heroes Day is the celebration of the outstanding people who made Bermuda the great country with a sterling reputation and a culture which is envied internationally. Indeed, our national heroes, our teachers and college lecturers, athletes, artistes and musicians, political... Read more of this article

Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

The City of Hamilton provided information on the garbage collection schedule during the National Heroes Day holiday weekend. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton wishes to advise City businesses and residents that garbage collection will be scheduled on the following dates during the Heroes Day Weekend:There will be no collection of kitchen... Read more of this article

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advised that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, June 20th in observance of the Bermuda National Heroes Day Public Holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, 20th, June 2022 in observance of the Bermuda National Heroes Day Public Holiday. The... Read more of this article

‘Proud To Recognise Our National Heroes’

‘Proud To Recognise Our National Heroes’

On Monday, June 20, Bermuda will observe National Heroes Day. and the Government said “as the community is aware, this is the designated day when Bermuda pays tribute to those eight individuals who have made significant contributions to our society.” Bermuda’s National Heroes are:Mary Prince Gladys Misick Morrell Sir John W. Swan, KBE,... Read more of this article

National Heroes Day Holiday Ferry Schedule

National Heroes Day Holiday Ferry Schedule

The Department of Marine and Ports Services has issued the ferry schedule for the upcoming National Heroes Day holiday on Monday, June 20. A Government spokesperson said, “The timetable will be as follows:Blue Route: Operating on the weekday schedule between Hamilton and Dockyard.Orange Route: Operating on the weekday schedule between Dockyard... Read more of this article

Trash Collection Advisory: National Heroes Day

Trash Collection Advisory: National Heroes Day

The Ministry of Public Works advised that “that due to National Heroes Day on Monday, 20 June 2022, household waste collection will follow a rollover schedule.” A Government spokesperson said, “This means that waste that was due to be collected on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday; Tuesday’s will be collected on Wednesday; Wednesday’s... Read more of this article

Video: Policing For National Heroes Day Holiday

Video: Policing For National Heroes Day Holiday

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] held a press conference today [June 14] to provide information on the policing plan for the National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend. Chief Inspector Alexander Rollin, Community Policing Division said, “With the National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend upon us, the public can look forward to a host of carnival type activity... Read more of this article

New National Heroes Once Every Ten Years

New National Heroes Once Every Ten Years

“To retain the distinct and extraordinary character of this award, the nomination process for new national heroes will now open to the public once every ten years, with the next cycle beginning in 2025,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets said, Speaking yesterday [May 11] in the Senate, the Minister said, “Becoming... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert

Video: Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert

The Department of Culture hosted the Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert on Saturday [June 19] at Victoria Park, with the concert honouring Bermuda’s eight National Heroes.A Government spokesperson previously said, “In honour of our Heroes, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. the Hon. Ernest Peets hosted a special National Heroes... Read more of this article

Concert To Celebrate Bermuda’s National Heroes

Concert To Celebrate Bermuda’s National Heroes

In celebration of National Heroes Day, a concert was held over the weekend in honour of Bermuda’s eight National Heroes. A Government spokesperson said, “Today Bermuda celebrates its eight National Heroes:Mary Prince Dr. E.F. Gordon Dame Lois Browne-Evans, DBE, JP, LLB Gladys Misick Morrell Sir John W. Swan, KBE, JP Dr. Pauulu R.N.O.B.... Read more of this article