Rock House Oven Housing Unit - Remarks from the Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. the Hon. David A. Burch, OBE (Mil), ED, JP, MP

Good afternoon and thank you for being here today to witness the completion of yet another renovation project.

National Mammography Day 2023

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is observed every October to raise awareness about breast cancer, promote early detection, and support research for a

First Phase of Ground-breaking Island-Wide CCTV Project Fostering Safety in Bermuda Gets Underway

"This project is a testament to our dedication to 'Working together to keep you safe.' The CCTV system will improve safety and security and support

Minister addresses 45th Global Privacy Assembly 2023

As the public is aware, the prestigious Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) is currently taking place in Bermuda at the Hamilton Princess.

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  • Health Concern: Dangers of Vaping in Young People

    - Press Release

    “The alarming rise in vaping among young people and the associated risks is a concerning public health issue,” warned Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP. “We have noticed how accessible e-cigarettes and similar devices are in our community…

  • Parents Urged to Speak to Their Children About Behaviour in Public After School Hours

    - Press Release

    The Department of Education is urging parents across the Island to ensure that their school age children do not engage in anti-social behaviour after school.

    This, after a store owner wrote to a few schools expressing concern over students…

  • Benefits for Financial Assistance Recipients

    - Press Release

    "This Government remains committed to providing support that enables members of our community to meet their basic needs," said Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward. "On occasion, this requires the benefits afforded to Financial Aid…

  • Public Urged To Maintain Hurricane Preparedness as Forecasters Keep a Close Eye on Tropical Storm Philippe

    - Press Release

    The Ministry of National Security and the Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) are monitoring Tropical Storm Philippe, located northeast of the Caribbean's Leeward Islands. 

    Philippe is considered a threat to the Island. The BWS anticipates that…

  • Postponement of Gombey Festival

    - Press Release

    The public is advised that due to the forecast unsettled weather conditions in the coming days, a decision has been made to postpone this Saturday's Gombey Festival Showcase.

    The event will now take place on Saturday, October 21, 2023.…

  • Congratulations to the Winners of the Mirrors 7th Annual Student Art & Digital Competition

    - Press Release

    "The Mirrors Programme plays a pivotal role in shaping our youth into confident, expressive, and creative individuals. We are proud to support this competition, which encourages young talent to flourish and offers a unique window into the minds…

  • Reminder By-Election, Smith’s South - Constituency #8

    - Press Release

    The Parliamentary Registrar is reminding members of the community who reside in the Smith’s South Constituency that the By-Election is on October 5, 2023.

    Voters living in Smith’s South area should have ensured that their registration…

  • The Ministry of Social Development and Seniors and Charities Join Forces to Launch Community Perceptions Survey on Homelessness

    - Press Release

    “Homelessness is a pressing issue that affects our community, and this survey aims to gather valuable insights and perspectives from the public to inform our strategies and actions. This survey marks a significant step in our shared commitment to…

  • Government Clarifies Taxes Related to Fuel Adjustment Rate

    - Press Release

    The Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to clarify the government taxes related to the fuel adjustment rate (FAR).

    The Ministry can advise that there has been no fuel tax increase by the Government for many years, and at present, only 4 cents…

  • Mortgage Guarantee Programme Video

    - Press Release

    The Bermuda Government today released a short video highlighting its Mortgage Guarantee Programme, a joint venture with the Bermuda Commercial Bank designed to make homeownership more affordable for many Bermudians.