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Southlands added to list of National Parks

The addition of Southlands to the list of National Parks was welcomed yesterday by Bermuda Environment Sustainability Taskforce cofounder Stuart Hayward. Mr Hayward said the environmental group was relieved that Southlands would at last get protection thanks to legislation passed […]

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Hayward says BEST legacy is ‘people power’

Giving people the power to take action is environmental charity BEST’s biggest accomplishment, outgoing head Stuart Hayward said yesterday. But Mr Hayward — who is to retire as the group’s chief advocacy officer after ten years — pledged he would […]

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Deadline passes for ATV views

The chance for the public to have a say on the proposal for quad bike tours on protected land in the West End passed yesterday. However, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Task Force questioned whether all submissions had been received by […]

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Residents Visit The Proposed ATV Tours Route

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] recently hosted a walk around the proposed ATV tours route through Hog Bay Park in the west end, and have also reminded people that the deadline for submitting feedback is today [Nov 14]. “Up to 100 concerned citizens […]

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BEST reports difficulty with ATV submissions

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Task Force has reported difficulties for persons commenting on the proposed use of quad bikes on West End park land. The concept, which has been branded “troublesome” by BEST, has been opened to the public for […]

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Trust manager vows to fight ATV tours

The trustees of a sprawling West End beauty spot yesterday slammed plans to bring quad bike tours to the Railway Trail. Kim Sheen, a real estate agent who manages the Heydon Trust in Somerset, said: “Absolutely not.” The proposal, now […]

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BNT Objects To Proposal To Allow ATV Tours

The Bermuda National Trust is “strongly objecting” to the proposal to allow the Railway Trail and National Parks in the West End to be used for ATV tours, and it is urging its members and supporters to review the proposal and to send […]

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Campaigners back ATV consultation plan

A campaign group has supported the Bermuda Government’s decision to hold public consultation on a plan to allow quad bike tours on the Railway Trail. Take Back Our Park said the proposal “goes against the clear spirit of the Parks […]

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A ludicrous proposal if ever there was one

By David Wingate Every so often a proposal comes forward that is so ludicrous and beyond the realm of logical deduction within the paradigm of society that it is easy to conclude that it must be some sort of April […]

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