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Beach bar plan quashed

(The Royal Gazette: 4/8/2010) Sustainability group BEST has won its appeal to prevent a proposed bar on Warwick Long Bay. Puisne Judge Ian Kawaley ruled to quash the case after Government conceded that Environment Minister Glenn Blakeney didn’t explain why […]

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A victory for all of us wronged by this government

(The Bermuda Sun: 6/8/2010) An opinion piece by Stuart Hayward, BEST Chair. This week saw the successful end of a campaign by the Bermuda Environmental and Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) to protect Warwick Long Bay from the encroachment of commercial activity. […]

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Warwick Long Bay Beach Bar Plan Quashed in Court

05/08/10) Bernews.com Supreme Court Quashes Beach Bar Decision Yesterday [Aug 4] in Supreme Court, Justice Ian Kawaley in a historic ruling quashed Environment Minister Glen Blakeney’s decision allow a beach bar to be built on Warwick Long Bay.The Minister’s decision […]

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The Role of Agriculture in Bermuda’s Future

Recently a report on the role of agriculture in Bermuda’s future was written by Aran McKittrick.  An excerpt of the Executive Summary is below.  Please see the below link to the full PDF report. Bermuda has lost an estimated 87% of […]

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Top hotel is needed to complete Morgan’s Point deal

The Royal Gazette 25/02/10 Government wants Southlands Ltd. to get a five-star hotel chain on board for Morgan’s Point before the land exchange is completed, The Royal Gazette can reveal. A Government spokesman told this newspaper yesterday that the Southlands […]

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Uncertainty shrouds the future of Southlands PDF

The Royal Gazette, Feb. 24, 2010. Southlands will remain in limbo until the conclusion of a land exchange agreement. Planning regulations mean the Special Development Order (SDO) on the property will take precedence over any re-zoning under the Draft Bermuda […]

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Premier does not want Southlands land swap, claims Duperreault

The Royal Gazette, Feb 23, 2010 Global insurance chief Brian Duperreault has accused Premier Ewart Brown of repeatedly stalling the Southlands land swap deal and treating him and his partners unfairly. The chief executive officer of insurance giant Marsh & […]

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Global Car Free Day You are Traffic

Every September 22, people from around the world get together in the streets, intersections, and neighbourhood blocks to remind the world that we don’t have to accept our car-dominated society. But we do not want just one day of celebration […]

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Campaign Overview

When was the campaign? The effort against the proposed Jumeirah development at Southlands ran almost the whole of 2007. What was the proposed project? The proposed project was for the building of a huge hotel… in fact the development (including […]

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