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Tag Archives: Garrison

  1. Rugby Barbados plans return to play

    After two years of near total lockdown, the island’s rugby governing body is working in conjunction with World Rugby and Rugby Americas North (RAN) to ensure a safe, measured approach to full rugby activity once more. At a planning meeting held earlier this month at the clubhouse on the historic Garrison Savannah, President Donovan Bagwell […]

    May 30, 2022RugbyNo comments
  2. Tag Rugby Returns to the Garrison on Saturdays

    Get Into Rugby is back! Effective since Saturday 16th April 2022, the weekly Tag Rugby sessions will resume at the Historic Garrison Savannah, home of the Barbados Rugby Football Union. This initial Tag Rugby Programme is open to children under 11 years old and marks the long-awaited return to action for the primary school children. […]

    April 12, 2022Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  3. U.S. Embassy Opens Women’s History Month with BIFF Screening of Qualified

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela kicked off Women’s History Month with a reception and screening of the film Qualified on Thursday, March 3.  As part of the Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF), guests were treated to the documentary that tells the story of Janet Guthrie, the first woman driver to compete in the Indianapolis […]

    March 8, 2022CinemaNo comments

    Barbadian film “The Moon Child” has become the first Barbadian film to have won at the LA Shorts International film festival, known as the biggest short film festival in the world. It is an Oscar, Bafta and Canadian screen qualifying festival. The film has won in the Best experimental category. Director and producer Sanna Allsopp […]

    August 26, 2021Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  5. BRFU offers Condolences towards the passing of Warren Mottley

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU) sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the late Warren Mottley, who passed away recently. A life-long rugby supporter, Warren had served on the Executive Committee of the BRFU and his sudden death came as a horrid shock to the Barbados rugby community. His social media posts […]

    July 9, 2021RugbyNo comments
  6. St Michael South MP vows new method to handle Social Services will be Game Changer

    Barbadians will soon be able to go to one agency to have a range of social challenges addressed. The St. Michael South Member of Parliament explained that the current structure of the various agencies sometimes causes officers to become overwhelmed: “Social services agencies have so many cases they are overburdened as it currently stands. You […]

    June 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The ILUCIDARE Consortium including Europa Nostra and the European Commission are delighted to present the shortlisted projects for the 2021 edition of the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes, awarded within the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards! These projects are compelling demonstrations of heritage-led innovation and international relations. The European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards […]

    June 15, 2021CultureNo comments
  8. Final Tax Clinic at Horatio Cooke Auditorium Tomorrow

    Tomorrow 31st May 2021 concludes the Barbados Revenue Authority’s series of tax clinics held at the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), headquarters on Dalkeith Road. It also brings to a close the extended filing and payment deadline for 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) returns. The clinics form part of the Authority’s ongoing efforts to […]

    May 30, 2021BusinessNo comments
  9. BRA Starts In-person Tax Clinics at Horatio Cooke Auditorium

    Everyday from Tuesday, May 25 to Monday, May 31, 2021, taxpayers will be able to access free tax filing assistance. This comes as the Barbados Revenue Authority, with the support of the National Union of Public Workers, starts in-person Tax Filing Clinics at the Union’s headquarters in Dalkeith Hill. All Tax Clinics are scheduled from […]

    May 25, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. No rugby, just yet! It’s only Common Sense…

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU) wishes to advise all players, coaches and supporters that the most recent Government COVID-19 update specifically prohibits the discipline, postponing a restart until further notice. Basketball and netball are the other prohibited team sports, while horse-racing and wrestling also remain forbidden. The BRFU is committed to the safety of […]

    May 1, 2021Featured, RugbyNo comments
  11. Rugby Barbados optimistic that team sports will soon restart safely

    While expressing disappointment that team sports are not yet allowed, the Executive Committee of the Barbados Rugby Football Union again emphasized safety as their top priority. This was in response to the latest Government directive, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (COVID-19) (CURFEW) (NO. 7) DIRECTIVE, 2021, which is in effect until April 11, 2021. Secretary Malcolm Steel said […]

    April 3, 2021Featured, RugbyNo comments
  12. Rugby Barbados: “Safety First!”

    The extension of the “National Pause” until February 28, 2021, has further pushed back the restart of Rugby Union in Barbados. The directive issued by the Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley, extends the current ban on sporting activities such as rugby due to community transmission of the COVID-19 virus. As the people of Barbados mourn […]

    February 17, 2021Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  13. Rugby Barbados supports Public Safety Protocols

    The President and Executive Council of the Barbados Rugby Football wish everyone a safe, healthy and prosperous 2021! To this end, there will be no rugby training or matches as per Emergency Management (COVID-19) Protocol (Special Curfew) Directive, 2021, Section 5 b), “No person shall host or attend … a recreational or competitive sporting event.” […]

    January 7, 2021RugbyNo comments
  14. Barbados Museum Relaunches Website ‘Barbados Beyond Boundaries (BBB)’

    The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is delighted to introduce and share the new upgraded webpage for the project Barbados Beyond Boundaries, also known as ‘BBB’ for short. First launched in 2016 to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Barbados’ Independence, BBB is an important platform which allows persons to share diverse experiences about being […]

    September 9, 2020CultureNo comments
  15. Touch Rugby with U19 Sevens on Saturday 29th August at the Garrison August 26, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  16. Barbados Rugby Football Union Returning to Action

    Rugby was the fastest growing sport in the world prior to the chaos created by COVID-19. Since March, the 2020 USA Major League Rugby Season has been suspended, with play scheduled to restart in 2021. Nevertheless, rugby provides an excellent opportunity for young Barbadians to try something new. Over the last few years, the BRFU […]

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  17. Women of Rugby Barbados, ready to go!

    The Senior Women are working on fitness at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Mondays from 5:00pm, with rugby training at the historic Garrison Savannah Wednesdays at 4:00pm, and Saturdays at 3:30pm. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the U19 Men train from 4:00pm also at the Garrison. The Women’s U19s will be training at the Garrison on […]

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  18. Sandy Lane Gold Cup

    Horse Racing Nostalgia The Sandy Lane Gold Cup is a huge horse racing event that takes place in Barbados. It attracts fans from different countries. Regional and local jockeys compete in the Gold Cup. They normally ride thoroughbreds from North America and the United Kingdom. Horse race enthusiasts can wager on different horses at Betway88. […]

    April 1, 2020Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  19. The Cobourg Saxons Rugby Football Club return!

    The Historic Garrison Savannah will be invaded by the Cobourg Saxons RFC, out of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada in mid-February! Once again, the Canadian club is fleeing the Great White North to tour the sunny Caribbean. The Barbados leg of their rugby “invasion” will see their Women’s 7s teams and Men’s XVs facing the Barbados Select […]

    February 13, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  20. ‘Show Up & Play’ 2020 Rugby XVs Season Launch

    Show Up & Play is the name, rugby XVs is the game, and that is exactly what former BRFU President and veteran player and manager Kenneth “KP” Payne is inviting all male rugby players to do. The action starts at the Historic Garrison Savannah on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Player registration starts at 3:30pm, matches […]

    January 3, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  21. JetBlues dominate H1X1 Barbarians in Rugby 7s

    Under brilliant blue skies punctuated by puffy clouds, local rugby 7s teams JetBlues and H1X1 Barbarians kicked off the “best of three” mini-tournament qualifier for the upcoming Rugby Barbados World 7s in December at Kensington Oval. Ongoing horse-racing was no distraction for the enthusiastic rugby supporters: all eyes were on the rugby pitch action. Match […]

    December 1, 2019RugbyNo comments
  22. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… British and Local Jockeys vying for handsome Purses worth Thousands!

    Impresario Jeff Loughton (jacketed) and commentator Lindon Yarde (in a tie) with some of the UK jockeys in for the special racing thanks to the Barbados Lottery at the historic Garrison Savannah over the weekend…

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  23. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… Flow’s Independence Deals!

    The telecoms service provider had an Independence special of $53 for a prepaid Samsung Handset with 530 MB of data for WhatsApp, clearly this lady was looking to get to the bottom of this deal?

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  24. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… BTC President & Youth Affairs Minister

    Minister of Youth Affairs. Adrian “Medic” Forde (in sunglasses) with President of the Barbados Turf Club, Sir David Seale who stopped in at the historic Garrison Savannah to say ‘Hello,‘ as the Barbados Lottery sponsored event had great attendance this weekend by visitors and locals alike… The Youth Affairs Minister was there to cheer on […]

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  25. Presentation of Certificate Qualifications on concluding studies of the Canadian Association of Museums: Introduction to Museum Studies Distance Learning Program

    Four members within Barbados’ museum profession have recently completed the Commonwealth Association of Museums’ (CAM) distance learning certificate course- An Introduction to Museum Studies. CAM, which is an international NGO based in Canada dedicated to supporting museums and museum workers throughout the 53 countries of the Commonwealth, offered the course in 2017 and it ran […]

    September 1, 2019EducationNo comments