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Tag Archives: Bridgetown

  1. DROWNING INCIDENT TAKES LIFE OF BARBAREES GARDEN RESIDENT

    Officers from Central Police Station attended the compound of the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex, apparently around 2:30 pm on Sunday 12th September 2021, it was then they learned the lifeless body of a man was seen floating in the water in an isle of the careenage area of the complex. On arrival, officers were directed to […]

    September 13, 2021ControversyNo comments
  2. Young Man found at Jemmott’s Lane identified, close family reject him

    The young man found on grounds of Winston Scott Polyclinic has been identified as BENTLEY WEBSTER (Junior) 27 years of Happy Cot, Bank Hall, St. Michael. The Police contacted the Welfare Dept. and other Government Agencies for their intervention in this matter. Nevertheless, the RBPF are grateful for all assistance rendered. Rodney Inniss – Insp. […]

    September 9, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  3. ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING MUTE TEENAGER FOUND NEAR WINSTON SCOTT POLYCLINIC

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of all Barbadians to identify the teenager seen in this photograph. We are also seeking assistance in locating his next of kin. He was seen wandering around the Sir Winston Scott Polyclinic compound about 6:55 am on Wednesday 8th September 2021. Anyone who can assists with […]

    September 8, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Bridgetown Market closed for rest of the week

    Patrons and fisherfolk should be aware the Bridgetown Fish Market will be closed for the remainder of this week. The market is being closed after being informed of two positive COVID cases, therefore all staff and personnel from the Bridgetown complex have been advised to be tested. The City facility will also undergo a thorough […]

    August 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Early Morning Conflagration in Bridgetown leaves Infant under Burn Treatment

    Police are studying what led to a house fire reported to them about 2:35 am on Saturday 10th July 2021 at a residence located at 1st Avenue Chapman Lane, the City, St. Michael. Three persons, all occupants of the said house suffered severe burns about their bodies. 1. The owner of the house Janice Mitchell […]

    July 11, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Police engage in firefight at Gill’s Rd; 27 year old KIASTAN HALLEN CLARKE now dead

    This afternoon – Thursday 17th June 2021, about 1:20 pm, based on a tip off, patrol units from the Force encountered a motor vehicle and had an unstated reason to stop this vehicle along Lower Gills Road, St. Michael. It was stopped and while doing so, two occupants got out and fled that vehicle. A […]

    June 17, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Temporary closure of bridge at Constitution Road

    The Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTI) advises the public that there will be a temporary closure of the bridge at Constitution Road between John Beckles Drive and Nursery Drive from Wednesday, May 5 to Friday, May 28. The closure, due to the continuation of the Constitution River Project: Phase III, is to preserve public safety […]

    May 3, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. QEH Activates Emergency Management Plan in Response to Volcanic Ash

    Although the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been impacted by the present climatic conditions, its members of staff have mounted a tremendous response to ensure the safety of patients and staff, and the continuity of care for hospitalized patients, and those presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED). The QEH emergency response protocols for […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Three homes lost to City Blaze

    Police from Central Police Station responded to reports of a house fire which occurred about 5:30 pm. on Friday 9th April 2021 at Queen Street, St. Michael. Three houses were destroyed and three others along with a motor car received partial damage. S U M M A R Y Three tenders and one tanker along […]

    April 10, 2021ControversyNo comments
  10. Companies Must Complete the Balance of Payments Survey

    The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) reminds how companies must now complete the Balance of Payments Survey, a survey of the international transactions of establishments that operate in Barbados, commonly known as the BOP survey. Citing Section 69 of the new Central Bank of Barbados Act, which was passed in Parliament in December 2020, the […]

    April 1, 2021BusinessNo comments
  11. Tribute to Courtney Newlands Blackman from the CBB

    The Central Bank of Barbados confirms that Sir Courtney Blackman, the first and longest serving Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, has died at the age of 88. Sir Courtney died in the United States of America where he had been living for more than 20 years. Reacting to news of his death, current […]

    March 17, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Evening Double Draw and Mega 6 game draws are moved to new times

    Evening Double Draw and Mega 6 game draws are moved to new times. #MyBarbadosLottery #PlaySafe #StaySafe

    March 8, 2021Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Ministry of Maritime Affairs to reopen Fish Markets Across Barbados

    Fish markets across the island will resume operations effective Monday 1st March 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm Mondays thru Saturdays, while closed on Sundays. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy welcomes back the fishing community and would wish to remind everyone to please follow the COVID-19 protocols as directed.

    February 28, 2021Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Employers and Other Third-Party Providers Reminded to Upload Tax Information by Deadline

    The Barbados Revenue Authority reminds third-party information providers that all relevant annual returns for the 2020 income year are to be filed by February 28, 2021. The third-party returns required by this deadline are Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Pension, Charities, Deductibles, Withholding Tax Reconciliation, Divided Income and Goods and Services. When filing, providers have […]

    February 19, 2021EventsNo comments
  15. Linda M. Deane Takes Top Prize at the 23rd FCLE Awards

    Linda M. Deane took the $10,000 top prize at the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition. Her collection of poems, “An Ocean Away; My Mother Smiling: Tales of Migration and Memory” beat out more than 60 other entries to take the top spot in the long-running Central Bank of Barbados-sponsored writing contest. Deane’s win was […]

    February 19, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  16. FCLE Winners to be Announced During Virtual Ceremony

    The winners of the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards will be announced during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, February 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be streamed on the Central Bank of Barbados’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. Stephen Brathwaite, Manager of the Bank’s Frank Collymore Hall, revealed that the Bank, which […]

    February 13, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. POSITIVE CASE OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AT CITY HOMELESS SHELTER

    On Monday February 8th, the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) was informed that one of our clients tested positive for COVID-19. The BAEH immediately activated its COVID-19 protocols and closed down the building, in addition to alerting all of the relevant authorities and Ministries who we fall under. The Ministry of Health Team, Dr. […]

    February 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. Fire at Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway

    Police are conducting investigations into a fire of an unknown origin which completely destroyed a fishing vessel and damaged two others as well as the roof to a shed which housed a tractor at the Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown, St. Michael. S U M M A R Y About 11:15 pm […]

    February 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OddityNo comments
  19. Further Operational Changes at Barbados Revenue Authority

    The Barbados Revenue Authority informs the public that in light of the recent COVID-19 directive, only the Bridge Street Mall payment centre will remain open from February 3 to February 17, 2021. Persons can make in-person cash and card transactions from 8:30am-2:00 pm. Please note that all other BRA offices will be working remotely during […]

    February 4, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO THE ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR AMBULANCES, MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS UNTIL 24 JANUARY 2021

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to inform persons visiting the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of the following changes: In Place For – January 09 to 10, 2021 There will be temporary access changes to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) for motorists and pedestrians as workmen conduct maintenance on the sewerage system. Effective […]

    January 11, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  21. City disruption Friday night as BWA to make 4-inch connection at River Road, Bridgetown

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in St. Michael that it will be making a 4-inch connection in River Road between 9 pm on Friday 8th January and 6 am on Saturday 9th January. As a result, customers in River Road and the surrounding areas may experience low water pressure or […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. eCommerce takes rapid strides: As Operational Changes at the Barbados Revenue Authority run 6th to 14th Jan 2021

    With effect from Wednesday, January 6 to Thursday, January 14, 2021, the functions of the Barbados Revenue Authority walk-in Customer Services section will be performed online and by telephone. The Authority advises that payments for PAYE, VAT, Personal Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Betting and Gaming and Withholding Tax can be made online in TAMIS by […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Fish Markets closed both Monday and Tuesday

    All Barbadian are asked to note the fish markets across the island will be closed both on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th January 2021. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy appreciates all cooperation and working with the changes in schedule and regret any inconvenience as a result.

    January 2, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Exclusive Coverage: Barbados Lotteries presents cheque and feeds homeless in City for Living Waters Community

    Living Waters Community welcome volunteers to assist in their drive to alleviate the hardships endured by the local indigent members of Barbadian society, at five each Tuesday afternoon, they head for Bridgetown by Heroes Square and make offerings of food, hymns and prayers to the homeless. This year, Living Waters were the recipient of a […]

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Living Waters Community benefits from kindness thanks to Barbados Lotteries

    Every Tuesday evening at about 5:00 pm in Heroes Square in the City, Living Waters donates food and prayers to members of the Barbadian Homeless

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments