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Wallpaper Wednesday: Somerset & St George’s

Wallpaper Wednesday: Somerset & St George’s

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a Somerset and St George’s Cup Match graphic. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below,... Read more of this article

Pre-Cup Match Extravaganza On July 21

Pre-Cup Match Extravaganza On July 21

The Corporation of St. George’s will be holding a Pre-Cup Match Extravaganza on Friday, July 21 at 6.00pm at King’s Square in St. George’s. Mayor Quinell Francis announced: “It is both my honour and pleasure, on behalf of the residents and businesses of the Town of St. George, to invite our fellow Bermudians, residents, and visitors... Read more of this article

St. George’s Commemorates 411th Anniversary

St. George’s Commemorates 411th Anniversary

The Town of St. George said they are “proud to mark a significant milestone on this memorable day, July 12, 2023″ as they “commemorate the 411th anniversary of the momentous event that laid the foundation for our charming Town of St. George. ” A spokesperson said, “This day, back in 1612, saw the arrival of the first permanent... Read more of this article

R.I.S.E. Invites Vendors To Share Location

R.I.S.E. Invites Vendors To Share Location

A Bermudian online gift shop aiming to inspire motivation in others and promote positivity is set to open a permanent indoor vendor’s market in the heart of St George’s. The R.I.S.E. [Resiliently Inspired. Strengthened & Encouraged.] Motivational Gift Shop, which launched online in October last year, is inviting retail vendors to share in the... Read more of this article

Cup Match Extravaganza Set For July 21

Cup Match Extravaganza Set For July 21

The Corporation of St. George’s announced the Cup Match Extravaganza will take place on Friday, July 21st. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George’s is thrilled to announce the upcoming Cup Match Extravaganza, a spectacular event targeted at Cup Match fans of all ages. The event will take place on Friday, July 21st, 2023. This... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Boats In St George’s

Wallpaper Wednesday: Boats In St George’s

The latest image in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an image of shimmering lights and boats in St. George’s Harbour. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

The annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit was held in St. George’s this weekend, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities, which started on Friday and continued until Sunday. The Festival of the Holy Spirit started centuries ago in the Azores, and is still celebrated today by Portuguese citizens and descendants worldwide. Related... Read more of this article

Upgrades To Boat Docks In St. George’s

Upgrades To Boat Docks In St. George’s

The St. George’s docks “have recently undergone significant upgrades to restore and improve functionality and security.” A spokesperson said, “Maintaining public access to the town of St. George’s via the docks is a key priority of St. George’s Marina & Superyacht Dock and The Corporation of St. George. Boaters... Read more of this article

St. George’s Team Thank Everyone For Support

St. George’s Team Thank Everyone For Support

Newly re-elected St George’s Mayor Quinell Francis and the Councillors thanked everyone for the support and said they “aim to create a welcoming and vibrant environment for residents, visitors, and businesses alike.” A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George’s would like to express its heartfelt gratitude to the community... Read more of this article

Video: St. George’s Marina Ribbon Cutting

Video: St. George’s Marina Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held this afternoon [May 22] to celebrate the opening of the St. George’s Marina. Premier Burt said, “Good Afternoon to the Minister, the Secretary of the Corporation, the Council of the Corporation, the Mayor who is travelling, Parliamentary colleagues assembled, Mr Soares and the team, and members of the media. “In... Read more of this article

St George’s Provides $100K In Community Grants

St George’s Provides $100K In Community Grants

The Corporation of St. George’s announced that the St. George’s Foundation, Friends of St. Peter’s Church, the Salvation Army, and the St. George’s Crown were awarded grants totaling $100,000. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George’s is pleased to announce its strong commitment to supporting the town’s... Read more of this article

Ducking Stool Reenactments Return

Ducking Stool Reenactments Return

The Ducking Stool reenactments will return in St George’s, with a spokesperson noting “this event is an integral part of the town’s ongoing efforts to preserve its colonial heritage and offer visitors an authentic glimpse into its past.” A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George’s is thrilled to invite visitors... Read more of this article

TheTravel.com Highlights Visiting St. George’s

TheTravel.com Highlights Visiting St. George’s

TheTravel.com has highlighted the island, focusing on things to do when visiting St. George’s. The story says, “Welcome to the stunning island of St. George’s in Bermuda, where turquoise waters, pink sand beaches, and lush greenery are sure to leave travelers feeling absolutely enchanted! “Explore the winding cobblestone streets... Read more of this article

Photos: 2023 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos: 2023 Peppercorn Ceremony

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place in St George’s yesterday. A spokesperson said, “Visitors, residents and dignitaries looked on as about 60 members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment paraded at the traditional Peppercorn Ceremony in St George. “Troops were joined by the RBR Band and Corps of Drums for a visit to the town by Her... Read more of this article

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St George’s

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St George’s

Following a tradition that began over 200 years ago, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony is taking place in St George’s this morning [April 26] and you can tune in and watch live below. The King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn ‘rent’ paid by Freemasons for use of the State House. The State House was built in... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony To Take Place On Wed

Peppercorn Ceremony To Take Place On Wed

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony will take place tomorrow [April 26]. A Government spokesperson said, “he public is encouraged to attend the annual ceremony to enjoy the tradition, pomp and pageantry featuring the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] guard on parade and the RBR Regiment Band and Corps of Drums. “The public can also follow live coverage... Read more of this article