News Archive


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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BEST calls for Truth in Advertising at Grand Atlantic

Media Release from the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce 29 April 2012 Contact: Stuart Hayward 704-4334 < [email protected] > The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) calls for truth in advertising at the Grand Atlantic It has come to our attention that […]

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BEST & Warwick residents plan “Information Walk” around Grand Atlantic development: Sunday 27 May 6pm – 8pm

Contact: Stuart Hayward: 704-4334/292-3782; [ [email protected] ] The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST), in cooperation with Warwick residents, is planning an “Information Walk” around the Grand Atlantic housing site on South Road in Warwick, Sunday 27th May between 6pm and […]

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Bermuda’s Ombudsman Ombudsman’s Report. BEST response #3

The following is the third in a series of commentaries by the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) on the Report. It looks at the depth of the Bermuda Government’s obligations regarding SDOs and touches on Judicial Review as a way […]

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