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BEST Submission to the Cross Island Legacy Committee – Ideas for End-uses

At the top of BEST’s wish list for any virgin tract of land in our densely populated Island would be that 40% of the land area be inviolably zoned as open space in a combination of parkland, nature reserve, waterfront/coastal […]

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Horseshoe Bay broken glass alert

Members of the public have been injured by broken glass left strewn across Bermuda’s most popular beach, Horseshoe Bay, over the Cup Match holiday weekend. The Bermuda Volleyball Association contacted this newspaper to highlight large amounts of glass — everything […]

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Public Submit 300 Ideas For Cross Island Use

More than 300 ideas were submitted for the use of nine acres of reclaimed land at the Royal Naval Dockyard. “The number of submissions was astonishing given that we only had a handful of weeks to publicise this,” said Wayne […]

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BEST & Greenrock Join Forces on Plans for Cross Island

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainabiliy Taskforce (BEST), has joined forces with Greenrock, another environmental watchdog group, to ensure that environmentalists have a “voice” on how to best use the nine acres of newly reclaimed land at Cross Island after the America’s […]

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BEST Comments on Cross Island Consultation

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they “would like to applaud the Cross Island Committee on their outreach and consultation efforts seeking ideas for making best use of Cross Island, once the America’s Cup Event Village has vacated the […]

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BEST: On Car Rental Proposal

The benefits of rental cars for tourists vacationing in Bermuda “may be a gift with mixed benefits”. In a statement released to Bermuda Real last night, Stuart Hayward of BEST, after “a deeper look” at the proposal said: “If we […]

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Jonathan Starling Joins Cross Island Committee

The head of one of Bermuda’s leading environmental charities has agreed to join a committee tasked with helping to find a lasting use for nine acres of reclaimed land. Jonathan Starling, the Executive Director of Greenrock, will sit on the […]

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Bermuda’s Environmental Warrior

Stuart Hayward was scolded for even glancing at Admiralty House as a child. It was the British Admiral’s residence, accessible to only the cream of Bermuda society. “My grandmother, Olivia Hayward, would say, ‘That is not ours, we don’t belong […]

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BEST: Humble Unsung Hero Celebrates 74th Birthday

One week ago today, a small, intimate gathering was held to celebrate the 74th birthday of Stuart Jackson Hayward, who was born in Bermuda on May 19th, in 1942. Despite heavy rain, several invited guests made their way to Bermuda […]

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