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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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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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South Basin/Cross Island: End-use Consultation

The West End Development Corporation (WEDCo) is the primary driving force behind the various efforts to develop the Dockyard area. In the old days, their mandate to develop was almost unfettered — certainly they didn’t have to inform, much less […]

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BEST criticism over Cross Island Plans

The West End Development Corporation maintained that it is keeping an open mind on the future of the Cross Island Marina project. And while the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce criticised the quango for failing to publicise its suggestions for the […]

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BEST: Cross Island Suggestions Not Revealed

Since WEDCo held its first public consultation meeting on the end-uses for the Cross Island landfill a list of the suggestions put forward has not been publicly revealed which “suggests that  WEDCo is setting itself up to repeat the mis-steps that […]

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Southlands access restricted after dumping

Action taken: the entrance gates to Southlands, on South Shore, have been locked to prevent illegal dumping. However, members of the public are welcome to use the park during daylight hours, but must enter on foot. Read more here: http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20151223/NEWS07/151229898

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South Basin Development BEST wins again in Supreme Court

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) today announced success in its appeal to the Supreme Court against the decisions by the Development Applications Board (DAB) and the Minister responsible for Planning regarding the South Basin. BEST’s Court action yielded a result that permits the South Basin landfill […]

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