News Archive

Grand Atlantic Awareness Campaign

The awareness campaign raised by BEST following the application to add a further 52 units at Grand Atlantic appears to have been successful, as almost 50 objections have been lodged with the Planning Department. Read more here.

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Articles on Southlands

Not sure where the Southlands Campaign stands? Looking to see how it all started? BEST has compiled links to all of the newspaper articles publishes about Southlands since 2007! Click ‘Read More’ to see the list. Read more: Articles on […]

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Park Hyatt Hotel Lost Opportunity — 31st December, 2012

The end of the year has come and still there is no movement on the Park Hyatt site in St. George’s. Further to the concerns expressed in our December 13th press release (Media release Park Hyatt-Bazarian – Dec 13 2012 […]

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BEST was alerted to the projected development of an arable area on Spice Hill by area residents. Extensive research into the planning process and the Minister’s granting permission on appeal, led to the decision to initiate a Judicial Review.  This […]

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UKOTCF Newsletter

The latest UKOTCF Wider Caribbean Working Group e-Newsletter is now available with interesting, informative articles with local items from the Bermuda National Trust, Bermuda Audubon socienty and Conservation Services. There are reports on other Caribbean countries environmental work and an […]

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Tucker’s Point SDO Tucker’s Point Application: Objector’s Kit

If you wish to object to object to the application by Tucker’s Point Resort to subdivide lots on Glebe Hill slated for development, please read on. Ideally you should view the file at the Department of Planning. The file number […]

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Blueprint for Sustainability

This Blueprint has been developed following requests for input on what BEST believes to be the critical ingredients of an environmental platform. It is intended to outline what it means to be a sustainable community and what it will take to get there.

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Media Release: BEST raises concerns about Tucker’s Point application to develop Glebe Hill

Tucker’s Point Management Ltd. has submitted an application for the first of many developments that were given in-principle approval through the Special Development Order (SDO) passed through Parliament last year. This application for development on Glebe Hill in Hamilton Parish […]

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Ombudsman’s Report. BEST response #4

This is the fourth in a series of commentaries by the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) on the special report by Bermuda’s Ombudsman titled “Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Cost — a Systemic Investigation into the Process and Scope of Analysis for […]

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