Posts Tagged "DERRICK BURGESS"

Best PHOTOS: From yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of Premier Paula Cox

Posted by on Oct 30, 2010 in Editor's Choice, Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Best PHOTOS: From yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of Premier Paula Cox

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Good news for island’s supply of water

Posted by on Oct 27, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Good news for island’s supply of water

WORKS and Engineering Minister Derrick Burgess has pledged Government’s commitment ensuring the island’s water supply is healthy. Mr. Burgess had good news for residents of the west end with regard to a new supply of potable water. Here is his speech in full: Good afternoon and thank you for your attendance at this press conference. I would like to update the public on the various initiatives which the Ministry of Works and Engineering is currently undertaking to ensure the availability of sufficient amounts of drinking water for the people of Bermuda. As a result of the...

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Progress made with new multi-million dollar court/Police building

Posted by on Oct 27, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Progress made with new multi-million dollar court/Police building

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We must get serious on road safety — Minister

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

We must get serious on road safety — Minister

BERMUDA must re-think road safety following the road traffic death of Earlston Kavon Bailey-Smith, according to Works and Engineering Minister Derrick Burgess. Mr. Bailey-Smith, 31, died early Monday morning after crashing his cycle at the junction of Crow Lane and Corkscrew Hill. His death marked the tenth road fatality for the year. Mr. Burgess, while expressing sympathies to his family, told the media more must be done to encourage road safety. Here’s part of his statement: On Monday of this week, our community awakened to the disturbing news that yet another young Bermudian had lost...

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100 new homes at West End

Posted by on Oct 11, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

100 new homes at West End

GOVERNMENT is set to begin construction of 100 “affordable” apartments for rent in the coming months. It intends to demolish the existing buildings on the Albert Row and Victoria Row site in Dockyard — they are notorious for their deteriorating condition. The West End Devolopment Corporation, a Government Quango, will fund the $34 million project in phases. The estimated construction time is 18 months. Speaking during a press conference on the plans, Works and Engineering Minister Derrick Burgess commented: “This plan is specifically designed to improve the quality of...

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