WRC Advocates For Birth & Parenting Education

WRC Advocates For Birth & Parenting Education

The Women’s Resource Centre [WRC] said they are ”committed to providing essential opportunities for maternal, birthing and parenting education and work with our community partners to deliver equitable services to support women as they navigate pregnancy, birth and infant parenting. A spokesperson said, “The Women’s Resource Centre... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Gears For USATF Grand Prix

Video: Bermuda Gears For USATF Grand Prix

Top athletes from more than 20 countries will compete at the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix at the Flora Duffy Stadium on April 28. The premier event, broadcast live on NBC, is a crucial qualifying meet for the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Among those elite athletes expected to perform are sprinters Noah Lyles, of the United States, Elaine Thompson-Herah,... Read more of this article

Video: Nahki Wells Scores In 101st Minute

Video: Nahki Wells Scores In 101st Minute

Nahki Wells scored his fourth goal in as many games after netting a late equaliser from the penalty spot in Bristol City’s 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield Town in the Sky Bet Championship today [April 13]. The Bermudian striker converted from the spot deep into stoppage time after Huddersfield’s Oliver Turton was adjudged to have handled Cameron... Read more of this article

Column: OBA’s King On Bye-Election & More

Column: OBA’s King On Bye-Election & More

[Opinion column written by Robert King] To some, it may have come as a surprise to see me entering the political ring as the candidate for constituency 10, Smith’s North. But for those who know me, you know that besides being a man who carries himself with the utmost integrity, I am passionate about advocating for the betterment of the people of Bermuda. While... Read more of this article

Video: April 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Worker injured in collision in City of Hamilton, MP Zane DeSilva appointed Parks Commission Chairman, Sir John Swan on bye-election, politics & more, traffic diversions in Paget due to sewer issue, $10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant, CedarBridge Career Fair a hit with students, Taurean Manders completes coaching badge and Micah Lambert... Read more of this article

Micah Lambert On Special Olympics Celebration

Micah Lambert On Special Olympics Celebration

[Written by Stephen Wright] Micah Lambert will be among the competitors in the Special Olympics Celebration at the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix at the Flora Duffy Stadium on April 28. Lambert represented the island with distinction at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin last summer, winning a gold medal in the men’s individual tennis and will compete... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 12 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 12 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad. The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories 30 Minute Video: April... Read more of this article


$10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant

$10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant

Butterfield has partnered with Emirates GBR SailGP Team’s Purpose Partner, the 1851 Trust, as the Official Bermuda Impact Partner for their Protect Our Future schools programme taking place alongside the Bermuda SailGP event this coming May, and “together they will deliver climate education lessons for local schools with a $10,000 Butterfield... Read more of this article

Sir John Swan On Bye-Election, Politics & More

Sir John Swan On Bye-Election, Politics & More

“I am prepared to stand for election in the Smith’s North Constituency 10 bye-election as an independent, but I will not act as a spoiler,” Sir John Swan said, adding that “I will run only if I feel that a significant number of the voters of Smith’s North want the sort of change that I stand for.” The bye-election has been... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Career Fair A Hit With Students

CedarBridge Career Fair A Hit With Students

[Written by Patrick Bean] Thursday’s Vocational Career Fair at CedarBridge Academy was an unmitigated success by all accounts, with hundreds of students able to connect with many local trade orientated business vendors and helping service providers. Both the institution’s top floor and the gymnasium teemed with excitement and attentive observation... Read more of this article

DeSilva Appointed Parks Commission Chairman

DeSilva Appointed Parks Commission Chairman

MP Zane DeSilva has been appointed as the chairman of the National Parks Commission. A Government spokesperson said, “The public will recall that late last year, the Cabinet Office issued a call for interested residents to serve on Government Boards and Committees. “The Government is pleased with the response received and takes this opportunity... Read more of this article

Traffic Diversions In Paget Due To Sewer Issue

Traffic Diversions In Paget Due To Sewer Issue

There are “major traffic diversions currently in effect” on Point Finger Road in Paget “due to a significant sewer issue,” the City said today. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of Hamilton wishes to inform the public of major traffic diversions currently in effect on Point Finger Road in Paget, right outside of the hospital,... Read more of this article

Worker Injured In Collision In City Of Hamilton

Worker Injured In Collision In City Of Hamilton

[Updated] A workman from the Corporation of Hamilton “who was attempting to guide a garbage truck back onto the main road” was taken to hospital after being struck by a driver this morning [April 12] in Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:50am Friday, 12th April 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to... Read more of this article

Taurean Manders Completes Coaching Badge

Taurean Manders Completes Coaching Badge

[Written by Stephen Wright] Former Bermuda footballer Taurean Manders believes he is ready for the next step in coaching after gaining his Uefa B license with the Football Association of Wales. The 37-year-old had already passed his English Football Association Level 1 and 2 badges and said he intends to complete his Uefa A license in the future. “The... Read more of this article

Video: April 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Department of Parks gears up for agricultural exhibition, scholarship deadline extended to April 15, Hamilton Princess to host career fair on April 18, Atlantic Podiatry launches $47,000 scholarship, KraftHeinz Cares raises $3,657 for Teen Haven, One Business announces launch of ‘Brava’, Carnival offering ‘one unified road experience’ and Premier... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 11 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 11 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad. The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories 30 Minute Video: April... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Bermuda Gears For USATF Grand Prix

Video: Bermuda Gears For USATF Grand Prix

Top athletes from more than 20 countries will compete at the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix at the Flora Duffy Stadium on April 28. The premier event, broadcast live on NBC, is a crucial qualifying meet for the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Among those elite athletes expected to perform are sprinters Noah Lyles, of the United States, Elaine Thompson-Herah,... Read more of this article

Video: Nahki Wells Scores In 101st Minute

Video: Nahki Wells Scores In 101st Minute

Nahki Wells scored his fourth goal in as many games after netting a late equaliser from the penalty spot in Bristol City’s 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield Town in the Sky Bet Championship today [April 13]. The Bermudian striker converted from the spot deep into stoppage time after Huddersfield’s Oliver Turton was adjudged to have handled Cameron... Read more of this article

Video: Madeiros Scores Sixth Goal Of Season

Video: Madeiros Scores Sixth Goal Of Season

Bermudian footballer Jacob Madeiros has equalled his school’s regular season scoring record after netting his sixth goal in May River Varsity’s 9-0 win away to Colleton County High School in South Carolina last night [April 11]. The victory secures May River Varsity’s safe passage through to the play-offs with one regular-season game remaining.... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Video: Bermuda Gears For USATF Grand Prix

Video: Bermuda Gears For USATF Grand Prix

Top athletes from more than 20 countries will compete at the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix at the Flora Duffy Stadium on April 28. The premier event, broadcast live on NBC, is a crucial qualifying meet for the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Among those elite athletes expected to perform are sprinters Noah Lyles, of the United States, Elaine Thompson-Herah,... Read more of this article

Dale Eve Keeps Clean Sheet For Walsall Wood

Dale Eve Keeps Clean Sheet For Walsall Wood

Bermuda goalkeeper Dale Eve kept a clean sheet in Walsall Wood’s 3-0 win at home to Coleshill Town in the Pitching In Premier League Division One Midlands today [April 13]. Eve joined Walsall Wood in November last year until the end of the season. Walsall Wood are eleventh in the table. Related Stories Video: Dale Eve & Spennymoor In Training Dale... Read more of this article

Butterfield Excited For Boston Marathon

Butterfield Excited For Boston Marathon

Tyler Butterfield said he is “super excited and nervous” about running his first Boston Marathon on Monday [April 15]. Butterfield, a two-time Olympian, holds the national marathon record after finishing in 2hr 21min 47sec at the Osaka-Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon in Otsu, Japan, in 2019. The triathlete will re-tread the steps of his mother, Debbie... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 13

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 13

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, April 13th. On Sunday the Celebrity Equinox and the Norwegian Gem cruise ships and the Wave Sentinel cable layer are expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Norwegian Joy is scheduled... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 12 2024

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 12 2024

April 12 saw 10 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $290.00 BD. 10 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing even at $31.00 per share. The BSX finished at 2,322.85, even on the day. There was 1 advance, 0 declines, and 50 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report... Read more of this article

$10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant

$10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant

Butterfield has partnered with Emirates GBR SailGP Team’s Purpose Partner, the 1851 Trust, as the Official Bermuda Impact Partner for their Protect Our Future schools programme taking place alongside the Bermuda SailGP event this coming May, and “together they will deliver climate education lessons for local schools with a $10,000 Butterfield... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Bermuda Walls Cancel Saturday’s Festivities

Bermuda Walls Cancel Saturday’s Festivities

Due to the weather forecast for the weekend, Bermuda Walls has made the decision to cancel Saturday’s festivities. A spokesperson said, “Please note, due to the poor weather forecast for the weekend, Bermuda Walls has made the decision to cancel Saturday’s festivities. However, Sunday’s festival will be extended and will now start... Read more of this article

Digicel Renews Partnership With Nova Mas

Digicel Renews Partnership With Nova Mas

Digicel Bermuda announced the renewal of its longstanding partnership with local carnival band, Nova Mas International. A spokesperson said, “In a significant development for Bermuda’s cultural and entertainment landscape, Digicel Bermuda is thrilled to announce the renewal of its longstanding partnership with local carnival band, Nova Mas International,... Read more of this article

Carnival Offering ‘One Unified Road Experience’

Carnival Offering ‘One Unified Road Experience’

Carnival in Bermuda said they “are excited to have one unified road experience through NOVA Mas International, we encourage all carnival lovers, community members and patrons who have previously supported other carnival bands to register with NOVA Mas International for Revel de Road.” A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda gears up to host... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

$10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant

$10,000 Butterfield Climate Action School Grant

Butterfield has partnered with Emirates GBR SailGP Team’s Purpose Partner, the 1851 Trust, as the Official Bermuda Impact Partner for their Protect Our Future schools programme taking place alongside the Bermuda SailGP event this coming May, and “together they will deliver climate education lessons for local schools with a $10,000 Butterfield... Read more of this article

Ministry: Fisheries Seasonally Protected Areas

Ministry: Fisheries Seasonally Protected Areas

The Ministry of Home Affairs is reminding commercial and recreational fishers that fishing in the Seasonally Protected Areas, also known as the “Hind Grounds” and “Grouper Grounds”, will be prohibited from 15 April through 14 August 2024 in order to protect spawning Red Hinds and Black Groupers. According to yesterday’s official notices, “The... Read more of this article

Department Gears Up For Agricultural Exhibition

Department Gears Up For Agricultural Exhibition

Minister David Burch is commending the “community’s commitment to preserving Bermudian heritage” as the Department of Parks prepares for the 83rd annual Agricultural Exhibition at the Botanical Gardens. Minister Burch said, “The Ag Show is a testament to our community’s commitment to preserving and celebrating our Bermudian... Read more of this article

CRIME

BPS Appeal For Info: Jordan Outerbridge Murder

BPS Appeal For Info: Jordan Outerbridge Murder

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] continues its active investigation into the 2021 murder of Jordan Outerbridge, appealing to the public for any relevant information that could lead to the apprehension of the perpetrators. A police spokesperson said, “Three years ago, around 10:30pm Tuesday, 6th April 2021, Jordan Outerbridge was fatally shot on... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Che Jennings

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Che Jennings

The police have renewed their appeal for anyone with any information about the murder of Che Jennings – who was fatally shot in April 2022 — to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Che Jennings was 24-years-old at the time he was fatally shot in the parking lot of Warwick Workmen’s Club, Thursday 7th April 2022 around 8:30pm, following... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Laje Franklin

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Laje Franklin

The police have renewed their appeal for anyone with any information about the murder of Laje Franklin – who was fatally shot in April 2022 — to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Two years ago, a passer-by found 18-year-old Laje Franklin’s lifeless body lying near the roundabout on the roadway leading to Clearwater Beach,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

One Business Announces Launch Of ‘Brava’

One Business Announces Launch Of ‘Brava’

One Business announced the launch of Brava, a “new business arm dedicated to providing cutting edge business solutions and cyber security services, for Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Brava is a next-generation solutions provider committed to simplifying how companies do business by streamlining technology and delivering solutions that help enable evolution... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Oasis At Blue Hole

Wallpaper Wednesday: Oasis At Blue Hole

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a look at the always beautiful waters at Blue Hole in the East End. 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

Video: NASA’s Solar Eclipse Telescope Feed

Video: NASA’s Solar Eclipse Telescope Feed

NASA has provided a live feed of the Solar Eclipse, offering viewers worldwide a front-row seat to witness this celestial phenomenon through its telescope feed. Related Stories Partial Solar Eclipse Seen From Bermuda Bermuda To See Partial Solar Eclipse Today Photos: Partial Solar Eclipse Seen From Bermuda Video: Bermuda Shown From Space Station Video Slideshow: Bermuda... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Worker Injured In Collision In City Of Hamilton

Worker Injured In Collision In City Of Hamilton

[Updated] A workman from the Corporation of Hamilton “who was attempting to guide a garbage truck back onto the main road” was taken to hospital after being struck by a driver this morning [April 12] in Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:50am Friday, 12th April 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to... Read more of this article

Four-Vehicle Collision In Hamilton Parish

Four-Vehicle Collision In Hamilton Parish

[Updated] A four-vehicle collision occurred around 8:05am today [April 10] on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:05am Wednesday, 10th April 2024, a collision occurred on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, near Somers Hill Road. “Details are limited at this time. However, initial information indicates... Read more of this article

Two Vehicle Collision In City Of Hamilton

Two Vehicle Collision In City Of Hamilton

A two vehicle collision involving a car and a bike occurred in the City of Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:10pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision involving a car and a bike on Par-La-Ville Road at the junction with Church Street, in the City of Hamilton. “Initial... Read more of this article


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