All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us Police issue drink-drive warning <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/NEWS/140729685/AR/0/AR-140729685.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A #8220zero tolerance#8221 crackdown on drink-drivers is one of a string of measures being adopted by police to help keep Bermuda safe over Cup Match. Detective Superintendent James Howard said yesterday that extra, highly visible patrols would be rolled out across the Island to deter people from getting behind the wheel after. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/NEWS/140729685&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/NEWS/140729685&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/NEWS/140729685/AR/0/AR-140729685.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A #8220zero tolerance#8221 crackdown on drink-drivers is one of a string of measures being adopted by police to help keep Bermuda safe over Cup Match. Detective Superintendent James Howard said yesterday that extra, highly visible patrols would be rolled out across the Island to deter people from getting behind the wheel after. .. Smith propels himself into long jump final <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/SPORT04/140729700/AR/0/AR-140729700.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Tyrone Smith needed only two attempts to safely negotiate qualifying and advance to todays Commonwealth Games long jump final at Hampden Park. Smith jumped a season-best 7. 87 metres in his second attempt to finish third in his group, and seventh overall, to claim one of the 12 places on offer for the final. The 29-year-old admitted. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/SPORT04/140729700&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:01:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/SPORT04/140729700&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/SPORT04/140729700/AR/0/AR-140729700.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Tyrone Smith needed only two attempts to safely negotiate qualifying and advance to todays Commonwealth Games long jump final at Hampden Park. Smith jumped a season-best 7. 87 metres in his second attempt to finish third in his group, and seventh overall, to claim one of the 12 places on offer for the final. The 29-year-old admitted. .. Island will host Americas Cup World Series event <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/NEWS/140739976/AR/0/AR-140739976.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda will play some part in the Americas Cup, even if the Island is not chosen as the venue for the final. The Island will host an Americas Cup World Series Event at the very least, Grant Gibbons, who leads the bid team, said last night in a Government statement, following a series of meetings in New York with race. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/NEWS/140739976&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:50:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/NEWS/140739976&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/NEWS/140739976/AR/0/AR-140739976.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda will play some part in the Americas Cup, even if the Island is not chosen as the venue for the final. The Island will host an Americas Cup World Series Event at the very least, Grant Gibbons, who leads the bid team, said last night in a Government statement, following a series of meetings in New York with race. .. Fight trio given conditional discharge <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS02/140729693/AR/0/AR-140729693.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Three teenagers involved in an altercation at Bermuda College have been given a conditional discharge. Khalif Williams, 17, Taijuan Davis, 18, and Makai Jacobs, 18, had previously pleaded guilty to taking part in a fight that occurred on December 10 last year. In Magistrates Court this morning, defence lawyer Mark Daniels. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS02/140729693&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS02/140729693&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS02/140729693/AR/0/AR-140729693.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Three teenagers involved in an altercation at Bermuda College have been given a conditional discharge. Khalif Williams, 17, Taijuan Davis, 18, and Makai Jacobs, 18, had previously pleaded guilty to taking part in a fight that occurred on December 10 last year. In Magistrates Court this morning, defence lawyer Mark Daniels. .. Prisoners jail term increased <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729689/AR/0/AR-140729689.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Westgate prisoner currently serving a 24-year sentence 12 years for serious sexual assault and another 12 years for aggravated burglary will spend extra three months in jail after being convicted of receiving drugs. In Magistrates Court this morning, Raymond Kidd, 22, pleaded guilty to receiving one gram cannabis which had been. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729689&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729689&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729689/AR/0/AR-140729689.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Westgate prisoner currently serving a 24-year sentence 12 years for serious sexual assault and another 12 years for aggravated burglary will spend extra three months in jail after being convicted of receiving drugs. In Magistrates Court this morning, Raymond Kidd, 22, pleaded guilty to receiving one gram cannabis which had been. .. Jobseekers TV channel goes live today <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729697/AR/0/AR-140729697.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A new television channel has been launched to help jobseekers find work. Channel 87 a partnership between the Department of Workforce Development and Bermuda CableVision goes live today and features a scrolling display of all the job adverts from the Bermuda Job Board. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said The idea is that. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729697&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:42:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729697&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729697/AR/0/AR-140729697.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A new television channel has been launched to help jobseekers find work. Channel 87 a partnership between the Department of Workforce Development and Bermuda CableVision goes live today and features a scrolling display of all the job adverts from the Bermuda Job Board. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said The idea is that. .. UK rejects PLP bid to dissolve Parliament <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729684/AR/0/AR-140729684.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The UK Government has rejected a PLP bid to have Parliament dissolved and Governor George Fergusson recalled in a row over an inquiry into allegations of historic land grabs. The move came after PLP leader Marc Bean wrote to the UK Government to protest at the Governors decision not to set up a Commission of Inquiry into land. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729684&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:39:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729684&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729684/AR/0/AR-140729684.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The UK Government has rejected a PLP bid to have Parliament dissolved and Governor George Fergusson recalled in a row over an inquiry into allegations of historic land grabs. The move came after PLP leader Marc Bean wrote to the UK Government to protest at the Governors decision not to set up a Commission of Inquiry into land. .. Pollution clean-up of Morgans Point progresses <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729686/AR/0/AR-140729686.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Remediation work at Morgans Point has reached a milestone according to Public Works Minister Patricia Gordon Pamplin, with work on two sections of the property now complete. Ms Gordon Pamplin said yesterday that the announcement means those sections of the property are ready to be handed over to developer Morgans Point Ltd MPL to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729686&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729686&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140729/NEWS/140729686/AR/0/AR-140729686.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Remediation work at Morgans Point has reached a milestone according to Public Works Minister Patricia Gordon Pamplin, with work on two sections of the property now complete. Ms Gordon Pamplin said yesterday that the announcement means those sections of the property are ready to be handed over to developer Morgans Point Ltd MPL to. .. Police plan Cup Match crackdown <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/NEWS/140739956/AR/0/AR-140739956.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A zero tolerance crackdown on drink-drivers is one of a string of measures being adopted by police to help keep Bermuda safe over Cup Match. Detective Superintendent James Howard said yesterday that extra, highly visible patrols would be rolled out across the Island to deter people from getting behind the wheel after alcohol or drugs. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/NEWS/140739956&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:34:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/NEWS/140739956&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/NEWS/140739956/AR/0/AR-140739956.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A zero tolerance crackdown on drink-drivers is one of a string of measures being adopted by police to help keep Bermuda safe over Cup Match. Detective Superintendent James Howard said yesterday that extra, highly visible patrols would be rolled out across the Island to deter people from getting behind the wheel after alcohol or drugs. Cup Match is finally here. How the teams match up All the talk is over Cup Match is finally here. Looking at the two teams, this years match should be very entertaining. There has been a lot of talk about the St Georges team, while Somerset surprised many by dropping one of their more reliable and proven senior players, Stephen Outerbridge. Many feel that Somerset have a team. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/COLUMN13/140739957&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/COLUMN13/140739957&source=RSS All the talk is over Cup Match is finally here. Looking at the two teams, this years match should be very entertaining. There has been a lot of talk about the St Georges team, while Somerset surprised many by dropping one of their more reliable and proven senior players, Stephen Outerbridge. Many feel that Somerset have a team. .. Best of friends, worst of enemies <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT02/140739958/AR/0/AR-140739958.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> In 1983, Noel Gibbons and Jeff Richardson were members of Clevie Wades victorious St Georges team that defeated Somerset by three wickets in a low-scoring match at Somerset Cricket Club. Now some 31 years later, Richardson and Gibbons find themselves on opposite sides of the fence as coaches of the respective clubs. The two men. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT02/140739958&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT02/140739958&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT02/140739958/AR/0/AR-140739958.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> In 1983, Noel Gibbons and Jeff Richardson were members of Clevie Wades victorious St Georges team that defeated Somerset by three wickets in a low-scoring match at Somerset Cricket Club. Now some 31 years later, Richardson and Gibbons find themselves on opposite sides of the fence as coaches of the respective clubs. The two men. .. Rayner the odd one out in Rangers sandwich <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT02/140739959/AR/0/AR-140739959.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Shannon Rayner, the St Georges colt, will find himself in a somewhat awkward position in this years Cup Match. The big occasion will pit the all-rounder against Southampton Rangers team-mates Janeiro Tucker and Derrick Brangman who both play for Somerset, the cup-holders. Rayner, one of two colts challengers that St Georges have. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT02/140739959&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT02/140739959&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT02/140739959/AR/0/AR-140739959.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Shannon Rayner, the St Georges colt, will find himself in a somewhat awkward position in this years Cup Match. The big occasion will pit the all-rounder against Southampton Rangers team-mates Janeiro Tucker and Derrick Brangman who both play for Somerset, the cup-holders. Rayner, one of two colts challengers that St Georges have. .. Thankful Reta resists the competitive itch <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT07/140739960/AR/0/AR-140739960.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Runa Reta, the Bermuda squash coach, admits that it has been strange being on the other side of the fence after returning to her first Commonwealth Games since Melbourne 2006. A former Canadian No 1 with a career-high world ranking of 29, Reta represented her country at those Games, finishing a respectable ninth in the womens. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT07/140739960&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT07/140739960&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT07/140739960/AR/0/AR-140739960.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Runa Reta, the Bermuda squash coach, admits that it has been strange being on the other side of the fence after returning to her first Commonwealth Games since Melbourne 2006. A former Canadian No 1 with a career-high world ranking of 29, Reta represented her country at those Games, finishing a respectable ninth in the womens. .. Smith has ground to make up in heptathlon <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT04/140739961/AR/0/AR-140739961.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Shianne Smith, the Bermuda heptathlete, lies in ninth position overall with 3,030 points after four events at the Commonwealth Games. Smith, the first Bermudian woman to compete in the heptathlon at a major Games, made a solid start in the morning session, finishing third in her 100 metres hurdles heat in a time of 14. 95sec, before. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT04/140739961&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT04/140739961&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT04/140739961/AR/0/AR-140739961.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Shianne Smith, the Bermuda heptathlete, lies in ninth position overall with 3,030 points after four events at the Commonwealth Games. Smith, the first Bermudian woman to compete in the heptathlon at a major Games, made a solid start in the morning session, finishing third in her 100 metres hurdles heat in a time of 14. 95sec, before. .. Evans takes tape for lost friend <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT04/140739962/AR/0/AR-140739962.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Aaron Evans has dedicated his victory in his 800 metres heat at the Commonwealth Games to Torrin Lawrence, his former University of Georgia team-mate, who died in a car crash on Monday. Lawrence, who helped the United States win a gold medal in his final race at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau this month, was killed after a truck. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT04/140739962&source=RSS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/SPORT04/140739962&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/SPORT04/140739962/AR/0/AR-140739962.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Aaron Evans has dedicated his victory in his 800 metres heat at the Commonwealth Games to Torrin Lawrence, his former University of Georgia team-mate, who died in a car crash on Monday. Lawrence, who helped the United States win a gold medal in his final race at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau this month, was killed after a truck. ..