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BEST group revamps website

BEST has launched a new website as it revamps its identity. The group says its new site is more responsive and informative, and easier for people to navigate resources and progress on the physical, social and economic environments in Bermuda. […]

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‘Effort To Revive Tech Education Worth Pursuing’

“Your efforts to revive technical education are worth pursuing,” Stuart Hayward told attendees at the Bermuda Technical Institute Alumni [BTIA] reunion event at the Fairmont Southampton. The event served to mark the 60 year anniversary of the Bermuda Technical Institute, […]

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BELCO solar policy bad for everyone

On August 16, 2016, in the doldrums of the summer, Belco informed the Energy Commission that it has ended its eight-year “pilot” and would no longer allow “net-metering” for people who install rooftop solar power. This proposal is not only […]

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Objections filed against St. Regis

Objections have been filed against the proposed St Regis project in St George’s, with the location of estate lots being one area of contention. A series of estate lots are included in the fifth phase of the hotel project, located […]

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Horseshoe improvements hailed

New improvements to Horseshoe Bay have been hailed a success by Cole Simons, the Minister of the Environment. Umbrellas, lounge chairs and extra garbage and recycling bins have been installed at the popular South Shore beach, while better maintained restrooms […]

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‘Beach Vision’ Sees Improvement

Umbrellas and lounge chairs, plenty of well-marked garbage and recycling bins, regularly maintained restrooms and a new concession are just some of the improvements recently made at Horseshoe Bay Beach. “These additions to the Horseshoe Bay experience are part of Bermuda’s […]

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Tucker’s Town project worries BEST

Environmentalist Stuart Hayward has expressed his concern over the potential development of the White Crest Hill site in Tucker’s Town, which is now on the market. Mr Hayward, spokesman for the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce BEST, said he was particularly […]

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BEST: positive hotel plan changes

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) has noted positive changes in the plans for a new St George’s Hotel, according to Stuart Hayward, but some questions remain. Plans for the 122-key St Regis hotel were presented to the Department of […]

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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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