News News en-us Same-sex marriage group plans Tuesday event A group promoting marriage equality in Bermuda is inviting people to show their support this Tuesday. The event will coincide with the Preserve Marriage public demonstration, in which those opposing same-sex marriage will air their views, also taking place from midday at the Cabinet grounds. The flyer for the Love Wins group says. .. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:25:00 GMT Shots fired at BAA Field Police are appealing for witnesses after gunshots were fired at the Bermuda Athletic Association Field in Pembroke. At approximately 10. 50pm on Saturday, Bermuda Police Service BPS officers attended a report of what appeared to be firearm shots at the sports ground. BPS spokesman Dwayne Caines told The Royal Gazette Upon police. .. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 15:45:00 GMT Murderers seeking to overturn convictions Several convicted murderers are due to appear before the Court of Appeal next month as they seek to overturn their convictions. Devon Hewey, Jay Dill, Julian Washington and Wolda Gardner, all of whom have been found guilty of premeditated murder, appear on a draft schedule for the courts next session. Hewey and Dill were both. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:35:00 GMT Businessman lands fashion award Businessman Ian Bickley will be recognised at The Bermuda Fashion Festival in July for his success in the fashion industry. Mr Bickley, a Bermudian, is president of the international group, Coach Inc, and is responsible for taking its luxury line of mens and womens leather goods to Japan, East Asia, Australia, Britain, Europe, Africa. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:43:00 GMT Clean-up restores White Hill A community clean-up aimed at cleaning up a historic landmark enjoyed strong backing on Saturday. Area residents are hoping to restore White Hill field in Sandys South to its former glory with the help of the Department of Parks and Court Services. Representatives from the Bermuda Police Service, Keep Bermuda Beautiful, Arnolds. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:00:00 GMT Students all smiles as they play dentist Primary students got to play dentist as part of a fun and educational programme run by Kerin Oral Care. As part of the practices Give Kids a Smile Day, the children learnt about oral hygiene and nutrition, and even got to dress up as dentists. Each child played the role of a dentist, a dentists assistant and a patient during the. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:53:00 GMT Spirit celebrates successful trip The training ship ltigtSpirit of Bermudaltigt has returned successfully from another expedition, after taking a lashing during rough seas last month. A group of girl students from the Whitney Institute came ashore yesterday after five days on the sloop, a few weeks after a crew of Whitney boys had their expedition cut. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:04:00 GMT Seniors should be allowed to keep working Healthy and able seniors should be allowed to continue working without discrimination, a Human Rights Commission representative declared at a meeting in Hamilton last night. Sarah Clifford, education officer at the Commission, spoke out at a forum on ageing hosted by the Peace and Social Justice Committee of the Roman Catholic Church of. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:03:00 GMT Future of Channel 82 remains unclear Channel 82s future hangs in the balance, after service provider Logic Communications demanded a 2,000 monthly fee to broadcast its shows. Lamone Woods, the channels managing partner, pulled his Bermuda-centric programming from the cable companys airwaves and posted the upsetting news on Facebook. He also urged viewers to. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:03:00 GMT By-election reflects Government failings The Progressive Labour Partys by-election victory dealt good press to its leader along with a stinging rebuke to the Bermuda Government over the state of the economy, according to a PLP source. Meanwhile Glenn Blakeney, the former MP for Devonshire North Central, attributed Thursdays high voter turnout to the One Bermuda Alliances. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:03:00 GMT PLPs Brown blasts new pathways to residency Long-term residents will be given increased rights to apply for permanent residency and Bermudian status under new proposals outlined by the Bermuda Government. The move will allow residents who have lived on the island for 20 years to gain status, while those resident for 15 years will be entitled to permanent residency. Michael. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:02:00 GMT Tributes to a legend in his own lifetime Friends and family of Benny Sousa, who has passed away at the age of 92, have paid tribute to his warm heart and business brain. Despite leaving school, where he was roundly teased for his stutter, at the age of 10, Mr Sousa went on to become a self-made millionaire. One could write a book about Benny. Everyone he came into. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:50:00 GMT Killers sentence extended after drug find A man in prison for the murder of two men has had his sentence extended after cannabis was found in his cell. Le-Veck Roberts, who is serving life sentences for the fatal shooting of both Haile Outerbridge and Ricco Furbert, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court this morning to possessing cannabis in Westgate Correctional. .. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:43:00 GMT Huge savings with home care Treating patients at home rather than in hospital has saved the islands healthcare system almost half-a-million dollars, according to the Bermuda Health Council BHeC. Home Medical Services coverage is also benefiting Bermuda Hospitals Board BHB patients and freeing up emergency department services, a BHB spokeswoman said. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:09:00 GMT Home healthcare set to be expanded After receiving very good feedback, the Bermuda Health Council is looking at what other services can be added to the Home Medical Services benefit. The future is very optimistic because what weve been able to see, and based on the feedback weve had from patients so far, and even the physicians who refer patients to this, weve. .. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:09:00 GMT