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BVI rep to observe UK elections

BVI rep to observe UK elections

Government Information Service (press release) – Supervisor of Elections Ms Juliette Penn will travel to the United Kingdom on Friday, June 2, as an observer to its general election 2017 which takes place on Thursday, June 8. Ms. Penn will […]

by / on June 2, 2017 at 5:59 AM /
Motorists advised about upcoming road works

Motorists advised about upcoming road works

Government Information Service (press release) – Motorists and other users of the Territory’s roads are notified of the following upcoming road works scheduled to take place. The installation of sewer force main pipes from Fine Foods Supermarket to the Long […]

by / on May 9, 2017 at 4:05 AM /
Gov’t clamps down on law-breaking moorings

Gov’t clamps down on law-breaking moorings

Government Information Service (press release) – The National Parks Trust has issued a notice to mariners to submit GPS coordinates and proof of Cabinet-approval for territorial moorings. Deputy Director for Science, Research and Environmental Policy Mrs Nancy Pascoe stated that […]

by / on May 1, 2017 at 5:50 AM /
Adina Donovan Home receives wheelchair donation

Adina Donovan Home receives wheelchair donation

Government Information Service (press release) – The community continues to lend support to the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly, as seen in the recent wheelchair donation from the Teamwork Family Entertainment (TWF). The wheelchair was presented to the Manager […]

by / on April 28, 2017 at 4:54 AM /
AUDIO: Minister urges persons to become vaccinated

AUDIO: Minister urges persons to become vaccinated

Government Information Service (press release) – Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton is urging the community to get vaccinated as the Territory observes Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) 2017. In a statement issued in support […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 4:49 AM /
John Samuel appointed to serve on Public Service Commission

John Samuel appointed to serve on Public Service Commission

Government Information Service (press release) – John Samuel has been appointed to serve as a member of the Public Service Commission for a period of two years. His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE acting in accordance with the […]

by / on April 4, 2017 at 7:40 AM /
Three women selected to feature in local campaign

Three women selected to feature in local campaign

Government Information Service (press release) – Women in outdoor professions in the BVI will be featured in a month campaign beginning tomorrow International Women’s Day. The women selected to be a part of the campaign include, Shaina Smith in the […]

by / on March 7, 2017 at 6:25 AM /
Stop discriminate against people with mental illness!

Stop discriminate against people with mental illness!

Government Information Service – The Territory’s residents are encouraged to show love to individuals affected with mental illnesses, addictions and intellectual disabilities this Valentine’s Day. Director of the Safe Haven Transitional Centre Mrs Jacqueline Donovan said there is a need […]

by / on February 10, 2017 at 6:00 AM /
Premier attending Brexit meetings in UK

Premier attending Brexit meetings in UK

Government Information Service (press release) – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will lead a delegation to London to attend the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UK-OT) Joint Ministerial Council on European Union (EU) Negotiations […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 9:05 AM /
5 students taken to hospital after bus incident

5 students taken to hospital after bus incident

Five female students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) were taken to Peebles Hospital today after the school bus in which they were travelling made a sudden stop to avoid colliding with another vehicle at Brandywine Bay, Tortola. Up to […]

by / on February 2, 2017 at 7:09 PM /