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Video: Territories Lay Wreaths At Service In UK

Video: Territories Lay Wreaths At Service In UK

Representatives of the British Overseas Territories – including Bermuda — laid a wreath today [Nov 14] at the Remembrance Day Service in the United Kingdom. The Bermuda London Office tweeted the video below, saying: “It was an honour to lay a wreath on behalf the Government and people of Bermuda at Remembrance Day Service today at... Read more of this article

Joint Statement Aims For “End To Conflict”

Joint Statement Aims For “End To Conflict”

A joint statement has been signed by a number of local personalities calling for “a temporary or permanent end to conflict.” The statement says, “Armistice: an agreement by parties involved for a temporary or permanent end to conflict. We, the undersigned, join in highlighting the observance of Armistice Day on November 11th –... Read more of this article

RBR Attends Remembrance Day Service

RBR Attends Remembrance Day Service

Bermuda’s soldiers turned out today to honour the island’s war dead, despite Covid-19 precautions that forced a smaller service than usual. Governor Rena Lalgie and Premier David Burt led dignitaries who laid the traditional poppy wreaths at the Cenotaph on Hamilton’s Front Street, which was guarded by a catafalque party from the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: HMS Jervis Bay Remembrance

Photos & Video: HMS Jervis Bay Remembrance

A ceremony was held this morning [Nov 11] to commemorate the HMS Jervis Bay, with the Bermuda Sea Cadets and dignitaries laying wreaths at the memorial at Albuoy’s Point in Hamilton. According to Royalnavalmuseum.org in 1940 the ship, which had left Bermuda, was escorting a 37 merchantmen convoy in the Atlantic Ocean, making its way from Halifax... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos & Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony

[Updated with photos] A Remembrance Day ceremony  — which has been scaled back due to the pandemic -  is scheduled to be held today [Nov 11] to pay respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. The Government previously... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Poppy Display At St Paul’s

Photos & Video: Poppy Display At St Paul’s

In order to mark Remembrance Day and pay tribute to veterans, the Bermuda Boys’ Brigade and the Church Girls’ Brigade created over 600 poppies out of plastic bottles for an installation at the St. Paul’s Church in Paget. A spokesperson told Bernews, “Every year the leaders teach our Brigaders to remember that we owe our freedoms to our war... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Videos On Bernews.TV

Remembrance Day Videos On Bernews.TV

As the Island commemorates Remembrance Day, take a look back at previous Remembrance Day events in Bermuda spanning the past decade via Bernews.TV Remembrance Day video archives, with over 40 videos showing hours of footage of parades, wreath laying ceremonies and more here on Bernews TV. Scrolling animation of the Remembrance Day archives on Bernews.TVRelated... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Ceremony Tomorrow

Remembrance Day Ceremony Tomorrow

This year’s Remembrance Day observance “will be a Covid-safe, limited in person event,” with the “modified, scaled down ceremony” set to take place at 10.30am tomorrow. A Government spokesperson said, “The Cabinet Office is advising the public that this year’s Remembrance Day observance will be a Covid-safe, limited in... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For Remembrance Day

BSX Will Be Closed For Remembrance Day

The Bermuda Stock Exchange will be closed for Remembrance Day. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the BSX will be closed Thursday, 11 November 2021, in observance of the Remembrance Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Friday, 12 November 2021.”Related StoriesBSX Closed For Remembrance Day Holiday MarketPlace... Read more of this article

Governor Rena Lalgie Purchases First Poppy

Governor Rena Lalgie Purchases First Poppy

Governor Rena Lalgie purchased the first poppy of 2021 from two of Bermuda’s war veterans, Mrs Isobel Flood and Rev Canon Thomas Nisbett. Government House posted the photo below online, saying, “Her Excellency the Governor was pleased to support the Bermuda Legion’s annual Poppy Day appeal by purchasing the first poppy of 2021 from two of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Remembrance Day Store Hours

MarketPlace Remembrance Day Store Hours

MarketPlace provided information about their opening hours during the Remembrance Day Holiday — which will take place this Thursday [Nov 11] — with their graphic stating that their Shelly Bay, Heron Bay, Modern Mart, and Pricerite Warwick stores will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm.Related StoriesBSX Will Be Closed For Remembrance Day MarketPlace... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Remembrance Day Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Thursday, November 11, garbage will not be collected on that day. A Government spokesperson said, ““Collection days for the 11 and 12 November will shift to the next day as follows:Garbage normally collected on Thursday, 11 November will be collected on Friday,... Read more of this article

Minister Attends Garden Of Remembrance In UK

Minister Attends Garden Of Remembrance In UK

Deputy Premier Walter Roban represented Bermuda in the Opening of the Constituency Garden of Remembrance at the Palace Westminster in England hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle. A Government spokesperson said, “While in the UK to participate at COP26, the Deputy Premier had the opportunity to deliver closing remarks... Read more of this article