Convex End-to-End Announce 2024 Charities

Convex End-to-End Announce 2024 Charities

Organizers of the annual Convex End-to-End revealed the selected charities to benefit from this year’s event are WindReach, Transitional Community Services, Raleigh International, Coalition for the Protection of Children and Action on Alzheimer’s and Dementia, with  additional donations to be made to the Horticultural Skills Programme, St.... Read more of this article

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

There was a “disturbance at Warwick Pharmacy carpark” in which “approximately six males were involved and two of them had brandished knives” and this “incident is believed to be linked” with the shooting which occurred later that day in Southampton, the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:55... Read more of this article

BCCL February Freeze Raises $6,300

BCCL February Freeze Raises $6,300

Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning [BCCL] February Freeze was held at Admiralty Park Beach, and raised $6,300 for the BCCL Foundation’s tuition bursary fund. A spokesperson said, “Students, families and community heroes gathered this past Friday at Admiralty Park Beach for an event that combined bravery with charity. BCCL’s Fourth Annual... Read more of this article

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carlton C. Crockwell Sr, the chairman and chief executive of Security Associates Limited, said he was delighted to have secured a five-year sponsorship partnership with the Skyport Magic Mile. Security Associates, a security management company formed in 2010, will sponsor the SA Kids Village at the Flora Duffy Stadium... Read more of this article

Shawnae Brangman Earns PSEA  Award

Shawnae Brangman Earns PSEA Award

Shawnae Brangman, a social worker in the Department of Child and Family Services, earned the Public Service Excellence Award [PSEA] for January. A Government spokesperson said, “Last week [Feb. 23], Premier David Burt and the recognised the January Performance Champion, Shawnae Brangman as the recipient of the Government of Bermuda’s Public... Read more of this article

West End Warriors Call For ‘Immediate Action’

West End Warriors Call For ‘Immediate Action’

[Updated] The West End Warriors are “calling for immediate action from the Ministry of Education,” highlighting what they called a “series of delays and unfulfilled commitments regarding the future of West End Primary School, a cornerstone of the Sandys Parish community with a legacy dating back to 1869.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes are being made to this year’s Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with the finish line moving to Court Street, a requirement that participants be Bermudian or a Bermuda resident for at least 6 months, and the addition of the inaugural Senior Classic 2-Mile Run for persons 65 years or older. A spokesperson said, “Celebrating 115 years... Read more of this article


Kennette Burgess Named 40 Under 40 Honouree

Kennette Burgess Named 40 Under 40 Honouree

The Triad Business Journal hosted its 40 Under 40 Award ceremony, with the honourees including Bermudian Kennette J. Burgess. A spokesperson said, “Thursday, February 22, 2024 at High Point University, the Triad Business Journal hosted their annual 40 Under 40 Award ceremony to honour 40 leaders in business and community in the Triad North Carolina... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] hosted a free Community Day this weekend, offering a range of fun activities. NMB previously said, “Sponsored by Butterfield, the Community Day is part of Free for February which gives all residents free admission to the Museum during the entire month of February, also sponsored by Butterfield.” NMB Executive... Read more of this article

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Bermudian biomedical engineering senior Kameron Young will be an interviewer for Queen Mary University of London’s [QMUL] ‘Breakthroughs in AI’ webinar series. A spokesperson said, “A Bermudian biomedical engineering senior at Queen Mary University of London, Kameron Young, will be featured as an interviewer for three of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Soldiers Complete RBR Recruit Camp

Photos: Soldiers Complete RBR Recruit Camp

Seventeen soldiers completed foundational training at the recent two-week Royal Bermuda Regiment recruit camp. A spokesperson said, “Rookie soldiers experienced physical and mental growth during the latest two-week Royal Bermuda Regiment recruit camp, which ended on Friday. “Two women and 15 men completed the foundational training that introduced... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw a gunshot fired in Southampton, PALS host their Annual Walk, Bermuda’s U20 football team and national cricket team both claim victories against international opponents overseas, the National Museum of Bermuda host a Community Day and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click... Read more of this article

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred in Southampton today [Feb 25] with detectives “looking for two suspects who rode away from the scene on a dark coloured motorcycle which did not have license plates.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Midshipman Dale Service

Photos & Video: Midshipman Dale Service

The annual Commemorative Service of the death of Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale [1795 - 1815] was held yesterday [Feb 24] at St Peter’s Church. The event programme noted, “Midshipman Dale is considered to be among the last victims of the War of 1812 and was tragically wounded during an exchange of fire on January 15th 1815, after the... Read more of this article

Policy Statement Template For Tips & Gratuities

Policy Statement Template For Tips & Gratuities

The Government has introduced a Template Tips and Other Gratuities Policy Statement, Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward said. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 23] the Minister said, “I am pleased to introduce in the Honourable House today a Template Tips and Other Gratuities Policy Statement pursuant to the Employment... Read more of this article

‘Commitment To Professionalism And Fairness’

‘Commitment To Professionalism And Fairness’

In light of recent media reports, the Customs Department said they “wish to clarify the procedures and efficiency that relates to the clearance of imported goods into the Island.” A Government spokesperson said, “Emphasising its commitment to professionalism and fairness, the Department wishes to underscore that 99 percent of all goods... Read more of this article

Associations Support Budget & Corporate Tax

Associations Support Budget & Corporate Tax

Bermuda’s leading industry associations today expressed their support for the planned implementation of a Corporate Income Tax [CIT] on January 1, 2025 and the Government of Bermuda’s recently announced Budget. Representatives from the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR], Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC], Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: PALS 36th Annual Walk

Photos & Video: PALS 36th Annual Walk

PALS hosted its annual walk today, February 25th, as part of its fundraising efforts, with a large amount of people taking part. The fundraiser is aimed to help the charity’s mission to “provide cancer patients with quality care primarily in the home setting in order to enhance quality of life” and to “provide support and assistance to... Read more of this article

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

The draft plan of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme will soon be released to the public for comment, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 23] the Minister said, “I rise today to update this Honourable House on the work being undertaken on the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme. “Initiated... Read more of this article

Bermuda Beat Saudi Arabia By Four Runs

Bermuda Beat Saudi Arabia By Four Runs

Bermuda claimed their first victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League Play-off today [February 25] after holding their nerve to beat Saudi Arabia by four runs at the Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was a crucial win for Bermuda, who lost their opening group A match by 157 runs against Italy, with the nail-biting victory over... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] hosted a free Community Day this weekend, offering a range of fun activities. NMB previously said, “Sponsored by Butterfield, the Community Day is part of Free for February which gives all residents free admission to the Museum during the entire month of February, also sponsored by Butterfield.” NMB Executive... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Midshipman Dale Service

Photos & Video: Midshipman Dale Service

The annual Commemorative Service of the death of Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale [1795 - 1815] was held yesterday [Feb 24] at St Peter’s Church. The event programme noted, “Midshipman Dale is considered to be among the last victims of the War of 1812 and was tragically wounded during an exchange of fire on January 15th 1815, after the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: PALS 36th Annual Walk

Photos & Video: PALS 36th Annual Walk

PALS hosted its annual walk today, February 25th, as part of its fundraising efforts, with a large amount of people taking part. The fundraiser is aimed to help the charity’s mission to “provide cancer patients with quality care primarily in the home setting in order to enhance quality of life” and to “provide support and assistance to... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Cricket: Bermuda Advance To Super Six Stage

Cricket: Bermuda Advance To Super Six Stage

Bermuda have advanced to the Super Six stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League Play-off – despite losing their final group A match to Kuwait in Malaysia. They finished level on two points with Saudi Arabia, who they beat by four runs last week, and have qualified for the next stage because of their superior head-to-head record. Bermuda... Read more of this article

Field Hockey: Ravens & Hurricanes Win

Field Hockey: Ravens & Hurricanes Win

The Bermuda field hockey season resumed with two matches taking place at the National Sports Center. Pink Robins 0 – Ravens 2 The Ravens took the lead in the 15th minute when Grace Lightower scored a field goal. One minute later it was 2 – 0 when Nicole Cavangh scored a field goal. Swizzles 2 – Hurricanes 3 The Hurricanes edged the Swizzles... Read more of this article

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carlton C. Crockwell Sr, the chairman and chief executive of Security Associates Limited, said he was delighted to have secured a five-year sponsorship partnership with the Skyport Magic Mile. Security Associates, a security management company formed in 2010, will sponsor the SA Kids Village at the Flora Duffy Stadium... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carlton C. Crockwell Sr, the chairman and chief executive of Security Associates Limited, said he was delighted to have secured a five-year sponsorship partnership with the Skyport Magic Mile. Security Associates, a security management company formed in 2010, will sponsor the SA Kids Village at the Flora Duffy Stadium... Read more of this article

Kennette Burgess Named 40 Under 40 Honouree

Kennette Burgess Named 40 Under 40 Honouree

The Triad Business Journal hosted its 40 Under 40 Award ceremony, with the honourees including Bermudian Kennette J. Burgess. A spokesperson said, “Thursday, February 22, 2024 at High Point University, the Triad Business Journal hosted their annual 40 Under 40 Award ceremony to honour 40 leaders in business and community in the Triad North Carolina... Read more of this article

CHL Names New Senior Independent Director

CHL Names New Senior Independent Director

CHL, the parent company of Conduit Re, appointed Rebecca Shelley as Senior Independent Director, succeeding Sir Brian Williamson, who will remain on the board until May 15, 2024. A spokesperson said, “CHL, the ultimate parent company of Conduit Re, a pure-play Bermuda-based reinsurance business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Crime Stoppers Weekend Film Experience

Crime Stoppers Weekend Film Experience

Crime Stoppers Bermuda will hold their 7th Annual Weekend Film Experience from February 29 to March 2, 2024. A spokesperson said, “Crime Stoppers Bermuda is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual Weekend Film Experience, its premiere fundraising event, to be held from February 29 to March 2, 2024, at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute... Read more of this article

BSoA Announce Exhibition Lineup On March 1

BSoA Announce Exhibition Lineup On March 1

The Bermuda Society of Art [BSOA] has announced an exhibition lineup on March 1, featuring the “To Spring with Love” Exhibition at Onions Gallery, “The Descendants” showcasing the Kemble family’s artistic legacy at Studio A & B, and “20 Years of Graphic Design” commemorating SJDWorld’s anniversary at Edinburgh... Read more of this article

Party People To Host Virtual Costume Launch

Party People To Host Virtual Costume Launch

Party People Mas will be hosting a virtual costume launch on February 25th on Instagram. A spokesperson said, “As the anticipation for Carnival in Bermuda builds, Party People Mas is excited to announce its innovative approach to this year’s festivities with the 2024 Virtual Costume Launch – Afro Future. Scheduled for 12pm on Sunday,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

The draft plan of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme will soon be released to the public for comment, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 23] the Minister said, “I rise today to update this Honourable House on the work being undertaken on the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme. “Initiated... Read more of this article

‘Abandoned Vehicles Found On Parklands’

‘Abandoned Vehicles Found On Parklands’

The Department of Parks urges the owners of “abandoned vehicles found on Parklands to come forward and claim their impounded property.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks, in accordance with the Bermuda National Parks Regulations 1988, announces a public notice urging the owners of abandoned vehicles found on... Read more of this article

Paget Marsh Boardwalk Reopens To Public

Paget Marsh Boardwalk Reopens To Public

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] announced that the boardwalk at Paget Marsh Nature Reserve “has now been restored and is once again open to the public.” A spokesperson said, “The 25-year-old boardwalk that extends 335 feet into the heart of the marsh had been closed for four years as it had fallen in disrepair. Wooden stringers, which... Read more of this article

CRIME

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

There was a “disturbance at Warwick Pharmacy carpark” in which “approximately six males were involved and two of them had brandished knives” and this “incident is believed to be linked” with the shooting which occurred later that day in Southampton, the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:55... Read more of this article

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred in Southampton today [Feb 25] with detectives “looking for two suspects who rode away from the scene on a dark coloured motorcycle which did not have license plates.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Kyari Flood

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Kyari Flood

The police have renewed their appeal for anyone with any information about the murder of Kyari Flood – who was fatally shot in February 2023 — to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:00pm, Monday, February 13, 2023, police received a call from a member of the public who found the lifeless body of a male in a secluded... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Kameron Young To Lead Interviews In Webinar

Bermudian biomedical engineering senior Kameron Young will be an interviewer for Queen Mary University of London’s [QMUL] ‘Breakthroughs in AI’ webinar series. A spokesperson said, “A Bermudian biomedical engineering senior at Queen Mary University of London, Kameron Young, will be featured as an interviewer for three of the six sessions of the... Read more of this article

Column: Preparing Staff For Bermuda’s PIPA

Column: Preparing Staff For Bermuda’s PIPA

[Written by the TLC Group] As Bermuda gears up for the full enforcement of the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 [PIPA] on January 1, 2025, organizations across the island are facing the critical task of ensuring their staff are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to comply with this landmark legislation. But creating and implementing an effective training... Read more of this article

Neville Ray Joins Paradise Mobile As Advisor

Neville Ray Joins Paradise Mobile As Advisor

Paradise Mobile announced that Neville Ray had joined the firm as an advisor. A spokesperson said, “Former T-Mobile President of Technology, Neville Ray, who spurred the telecom behemoth towards significant growth and innovation, is bringing his vast experience to Paradise Mobile as an advisor. “Paradise Mobile today announces that Neville Ray will be lending... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On St David’s Road

Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On St David’s Road

A 22-year-old female motorcyclist was injured in a collision on St. David’s Road this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:30am on Wednesday 21st of February 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle collision on St. David’s Road, St. George’s. “Initial information suggests that... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Pedestrian & Car Collision

Police Investigating Pedestrian & Car Collision

Police are investigating a collision that occurred last night in Devonshire, in which a car was traveling west along Middle Road “when a young man ran across the street, resulting in a collision” and he then “got up and attempted to leave the scene, narrowly avoiding being struck by another vehicle.” A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Bunker Fire & Equipment Issue At Tynes Bay

Bunker Fire & Equipment Issue At Tynes Bay

The Tynes Bay facility had to ‘halt waste reception from commercial operators temporarily’ — the public drop-off service to the general public remains open — due to a bunker fire and technical issue. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the public of an incident at the Tynes Bay... Read more of this article


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