All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us Close encounters in IMG tour <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT01/140419732/AR/0/AR-140419732.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The IMG Soccer Academys tour of Bermuda kicked off yesterday with three of the four matches at the National Sports Centres North Field finishing in 1-1 draws. United FC Under-16 side provided the opposition in the opening match against IMGs Under-14 sides US Developmental Academy side, which ended 1-1 after Esteban Correia opened the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT01/140419732&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:20:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT01/140419732&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT01/140419732/AR/0/AR-140419732.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The IMG Soccer Academys tour of Bermuda kicked off yesterday with three of the four matches at the National Sports Centres North Field finishing in 1-1 draws. United FC Under-16 side provided the opposition in the opening match against IMGs Under-14 sides US Developmental Academy side, which ended 1-1 after Esteban Correia opened the. .. Promising players to develop skills at Syracuse camp <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT09/140419736/AR/0/AR-140419736.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Five talented basketball players have been invited to the weeklong Jim Boeheim basketball camp at Syracuse University in New York. Kumari Tannock, Jorel Smith, Mykal Glasgow, Zachary Johnson and Jacy Lowery, who represent the Hurricanes programme on the Island, will attend the camp at Syracuse, one of the top universitys from June 28 to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT09/140419736&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:19:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT09/140419736&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT09/140419736/AR/0/AR-140419736.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Five talented basketball players have been invited to the weeklong Jim Boeheim basketball camp at Syracuse University in New York. Kumari Tannock, Jorel Smith, Mykal Glasgow, Zachary Johnson and Jacy Lowery, who represent the Hurricanes programme on the Island, will attend the camp at Syracuse, one of the top universitys from June 28 to. .. Hemp takes coaching role in Australia <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT02/140419737/AR/0/AR-140419737.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> David Hemp, the Bermuda batsman, has relocated to Australia to work as an assistant coach at Melbourne-based side Prahran. Hemp, a former county player with Glamorgan and Warwickshire, will work at Prahran under new head coach Peter Di Venuto, bringing to Toorak Park the experience of 271 first-class matches. The 43-year-old. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT02/140419737&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT02/140419737&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT02/140419737/AR/0/AR-140419737.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> David Hemp, the Bermuda batsman, has relocated to Australia to work as an assistant coach at Melbourne-based side Prahran. Hemp, a former county player with Glamorgan and Warwickshire, will work at Prahran under new head coach Peter Di Venuto, bringing to Toorak Park the experience of 271 first-class matches. The 43-year-old. .. Plenty of intriguing plotlines at play in the second tier Quite often when you read about cricket you only hear about the so-called big teams, such as Southampton Rangers and St Davids, and the lesser teams often go unnoticed. Therefore, I want to take a closer look at the teams in the Logic First Division. This year the First Division looks to be a very competitive division, but only time. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/COLUMN13/140419734&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/COLUMN13/140419734&source=RSS Quite often when you read about cricket you only hear about the so-called big teams, such as Southampton Rangers and St Davids, and the lesser teams often go unnoticed. Therefore, I want to take a closer look at the teams in the Logic First Division. This year the First Division looks to be a very competitive division, but only time. .. Dr Speir takes leading role in early childhood education The Department of Education has named Dr Sharon Speir as the new Assistant Director for Early Childhood Education. She will oversee the Early Childhood Education section of the department, which includes the Child Development Programme, Government preschools, childcare quality assurance, consultative support services to primary schools on. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS05/140419725&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS05/140419725&source=RSS The Department of Education has named Dr Sharon Speir as the new Assistant Director for Early Childhood Education. She will oversee the Early Childhood Education section of the department, which includes the Child Development Programme, Government preschools, childcare quality assurance, consultative support services to primary schools on. .. Wrecks are one of our greatest assets <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419726/AR/0/AR-140419726.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Historic shipwrecks that dot Bermuda waters are one of the Islands greatest assets, it has been claimed. According to Custodian of Historic Wrecks Philippe Max Rouja, the wrecks and other historical connections are one of Bermudas unique features that play an integral part in the Islands appeal as a tourism destination. Dr Rouja. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419726&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419726&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419726/AR/0/AR-140419726.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Historic shipwrecks that dot Bermuda waters are one of the Islands greatest assets, it has been claimed. According to Custodian of Historic Wrecks Philippe Max Rouja, the wrecks and other historical connections are one of Bermudas unique features that play an integral part in the Islands appeal as a tourism destination. Dr Rouja. .. Power supply to CCTV cameras back after poles transfer concludes <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419728/AR/0/AR-140419728.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> CCTV cameras in crime hot spots were put out of order this week because the power supply had been cut off. New provider BAS Serco which won the contract, worth 6. 3 million of public money did not return calls about the latest problem to hit the troubled installation programme. However Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419728&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419728&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419728/AR/0/AR-140419728.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> CCTV cameras in crime hot spots were put out of order this week because the power supply had been cut off. New provider BAS Serco which won the contract, worth 6. 3 million of public money did not return calls about the latest problem to hit the troubled installation programme. However Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul. .. Island traditions celebrated as kites and spirits soar <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419729/AR/0/AR-140419729.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Good Friday celebrations at Horseshoe Bay were in full flow on the Southampton beach yesterday despite early cloudy skies and the traditional KiteFest kicked in at midday with the drums and whistles of Gombeys. The Warwick Gombey Troupe led a crowd of kite-bearing locals and visitors down to the sand, accompanied by the rabbit-costumed. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419729&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419729&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419729/AR/0/AR-140419729.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Good Friday celebrations at Horseshoe Bay were in full flow on the Southampton beach yesterday despite early cloudy skies and the traditional KiteFest kicked in at midday with the drums and whistles of Gombeys. The Warwick Gombey Troupe led a crowd of kite-bearing locals and visitors down to the sand, accompanied by the rabbit-costumed. .. Roadside sobriety checks may be on the way <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419730/AR/0/AR-140419730.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Roadside sobriety checkpoints could soon be set up to crack down on drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. Earlier this week the head of alcohol awareness group CADA, Anthony Santucci, renewed calls for the initiative to be implemented, claiming that it could save lives. And Government has now confirmed it is in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419730&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419730&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/NEWS/140419730/AR/0/AR-140419730.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Roadside sobriety checkpoints could soon be set up to crack down on drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. Earlier this week the head of alcohol awareness group CADA, Anthony Santucci, renewed calls for the initiative to be implemented, claiming that it could save lives. And Government has now confirmed it is in. .. Riders set for final warm-up The Islands cyclists will get one final competitive workout ahead of next weekends Grand Prix when they take part in tomorrows Tokio Millennium Re road race from John Smiths Bay. The adult A competitors will complete six laps of the course, covering 41. 4 miles while the B riders will do five laps, 34. 5 miles, and the C riders four. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT13/140419731&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT13/140419731&source=RSS The Islands cyclists will get one final competitive workout ahead of next weekends Grand Prix when they take part in tomorrows Tokio Millennium Re road race from John Smiths Bay. The adult A competitors will complete six laps of the course, covering 41. 4 miles while the B riders will do five laps, 34. 5 miles, and the C riders four. .. Get ready, fishing season is on its way Between the rather blustery weather earlier in the week and the Good Friday holiday, there hasnt been much in the way of fishing effort expended but that is probably just the calm before the storm. Improving weather and a reduction in familial duties will see the weekenders starting to get their boats over and out onto the briny. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/COLUMN15/140419733&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:19:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/COLUMN15/140419733&source=RSS Between the rather blustery weather earlier in the week and the Good Friday holiday, there hasnt been much in the way of fishing effort expended but that is probably just the calm before the storm. Improving weather and a reduction in familial duties will see the weekenders starting to get their boats over and out onto the briny. Bermuda miss out on podium <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT03/140419735/AR/0/AR-140419735.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda narrowly missed out on a place on the podium at the Nations Cup Team Racing Championships that was held in conjunction with the International Optimist Dinghy Association South American Championships that concludes in Uruguay today. Bermuda I, one of two teams that represented the Island in the double elimination event, finished. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT03/140419735&source=RSS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/SPORT03/140419735&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140419/SPORT03/140419735/AR/0/AR-140419735.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda narrowly missed out on a place on the podium at the Nations Cup Team Racing Championships that was held in conjunction with the International Optimist Dinghy Association South American Championships that concludes in Uruguay today. Bermuda I, one of two teams that represented the Island in the double elimination event, finished. .. Dont worry about not having a credit score! Dear Dave,Im 20 years old, and Im trying to get out of debt. However, Im concerned about what might happen when Im older and dont have a credit score. My girlfriend says I wont be able to get a job or rent an apartment without a good one. Is this true?IanDear Ian,No, its not true. Im sure your. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/BUSINESS08/140419738&source=RSS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/BUSINESS08/140419738&source=RSS Dear Dave,Im 20 years old, and Im trying to get out of debt. However, Im concerned about what might happen when Im older and dont have a credit score. My girlfriend says I wont be able to get a job or rent an apartment without a good one. Is this true?IanDear Ian,No, its not true. Im sure your. .. Butterfield surges past 2 Butterfield Bank shares surged past 2 on Thursday in light, pre-holiday trading on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The bank rose six cents, or three percent to 2. 05, on the trading of 1,500 shares. Butterfields eight percent preference shares slid 5, or 0. 4 percent, to 1,195 as eight shares traded. The rise of the banks. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/BUSINESS06/140419739&source=RSS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/BUSINESS06/140419739&source=RSS Butterfield Bank shares surged past 2 on Thursday in light, pre-holiday trading on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The bank rose six cents, or three percent to 2. 05, on the trading of 1,500 shares. Butterfields eight percent preference shares slid 5, or 0. 4 percent, to 1,195 as eight shares traded. The rise of the banks. .. Around the Churches April 20New Apostolic Church at 42 Horseshoe Road, Southampton, Easter Sunday Divine Service at 10am. Centenary United Methodist Church Easter Sunday Worship Service at 11am. Easter floral display to follow. The church sanctuary will be open for public viewing on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 11am to 2pm. All are. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/ISLAND08/140419753&source=RSS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140419/ISLAND08/140419753&source=RSS April 20New Apostolic Church at 42 Horseshoe Road, Southampton, Easter Sunday Divine Service at 10am. Centenary United Methodist Church Easter Sunday Worship Service at 11am. Easter floral display to follow. The church sanctuary will be open for public viewing on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 11am to 2pm. All are. ..