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Charitable Farm Aid Concert Set For August 2

A Farm Aid event is set to be held during the Cup Match holiday, with a concert taking place on August 2 with its proceeds going directly toward “enhancing the Bermuda farming industry.” The event will be presented by Island […]

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Farm Aid concert for Cup Match

A special Cup Match concert to help farmers is to be held, it was announced yesterday. Richard Bascome, owner of Westover Farm, said the Farm Aid event would be “the beginning” of a movement to highlight the contribution of the […]

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BNT Welcomes Minister’s Decision On Lease

Bernews – June 24, 2018 The Bermuda National Trust said they welcome Public Works Minister Lt/Col David Burch’s “decision to renew the lease of the Bascome family at Westover Farm, Sandys and of his intention to extend all lapsed agricultural leases of […]

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Cap Of 450 Recreational Lobster Diver Licenses

The Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown today announced a cap of 450 recreational lobster divers for the 2018-2019 season, which opens September 1st 2018. Licenses will be issued on a first come, first served basis from August 6th 2018. The deadline […]

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Minister David Burch On Farming In Bermuda

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch spoke about farming in the House of Assembly on Friday, providing an overview of the situation with the Bascomes, leases on other Government plots of arable land, with the Minister noting the PLP’s pledge […]

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“The Future Doesn’t Suck” Plastic Campaign

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi and Lonely Whale have joined forces to help rid the environment of single-use plastic, including the goal to eliminate one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020. In addition, Bacardi announced a commitment to review its global supply chain, with the aim of […]

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Plastic Tides Paddlefest and Protect Blue Conference 2018

Interested in ocean conservation? Marine biology? Environmental activism? Innovative change? We’d love to have you join us for this year’s Protect Blue Conference in Bermuda! Attendance is FREE, but space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] to reserve your spot for […]

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BEST joins fight against Monsanto

An island environmental charity has asked the public to join a “virtual march” against a global agrochemical business. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce asked people to sign up for the event against the US-based Monsanto Corporation. Monsanto, a publicly traded […]

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BEST Tag Day, Thursday, May 24th!

Please support the first BEST Tag Day on Thursday, May 24th… the original Bermuda Day!. BEST relies on the financial support of.donations and events such as these. We hope for a good turn out! Thank you!

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