Tag Archives: Speightstown

  1. Emergency Work at BWA’s St Peter Pumping Station Completed

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is alerting residents of St. Peter and St. Andrew how they completed emergency work carried out today Sunday 2nd January at one of its pumping stations in St. Peter. Residents of the affected areas in St. Peter and St. Andrew are advised that it may take some time for the […]

    January 2, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Fish Markets Across Barbados close early due to Volcanic Ashfall

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy is alerting the public how Fish markets across the island will close with immediate effect for today – Saturday 10th April 2021. The Ministry is taking this step due to the Advisory from the Barbados Meteorological Services concerning Volcanic Ashfall and minimising any effects as a […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy alerts to Change of Opening Hours at All Markets for Easter

    All fish markets across Barbados will open from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm from Wednesday 31st March. This is due to the emergency directives now allowing for persons to leave home at 5:00 am, however all Markets will follow Emergency Directive No 7 and remain shut all day on Good Friday 2nd April and Easter […]

    March 30, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Murder at Porters Road in Queen Street, St Peter

    Police are at a scene located at Porters Road, Queens Street, St. Peter where a young man was reportedly shot several times about his body by an armed assailant who later fled the scene. This report came to the Police at the Operations Control and the District E Police Station about 1235 pm on Thursday […]

    November 6, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Speightstown Police Public Appeal for Mark Daghorn

    Police at District E Police Station are requesting for Mark Daghorn, last known address Queen Street, Speightstown St. Peter to call the District E Police Station at 419-1730/ 419-1731 or appear in person. This is in respect of a matter currently under investigation. Michael Blackman – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    September 11, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 5) August 14, 2020Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 4) August 14, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments

    All Barbadians are advised as a result of the state funeral for late Professor, The Right Honourable Owen Seymour Arthur which will be held on Friday 14th August 2020. There will be several road traffic changes which will affect several roadways at various stages to facilitate the event. The management of these closures will be […]

    August 13, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Water Issues along the West Coast

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform customers along Highway 1 from the Lazaretto to Speightstown that they are likely to experience low pressure or water outages during this morning. This has resulted from two issues: * The restart of pumping from the Ionics Desalination Plant was impacted by technical issues which have been diagnosed […]

    August 1, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. BWA’s St Lucy and St Peter customers offline due to low reservoir levels

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that it is today Wednesday, July 15 carrying out repairs to bursts in the following areas: a 16-inch main at Porters, St James; a 12-inch main at Constant in St. George which has resulted in outages to Frere Pilgrim, Edey Village, Buckley, Ellerton, Constant, Dash Valley […]

    July 15, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Following the extended curfew and adjusted measures to combat the spread of the Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19, CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank has announced some changes to the opening hours and services provided at its branches around the island to complement the guidelines issued. As of Wednesday 15 April, and until further notice, the branches at Sheraton, […]

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Full Day of Activities to mark 350th anniversary of connection to Carolinas and celebrate the parish of St Peter

    This Saturday 15th February 2020 for the whole day Speightstown will be a hive of activity in every quarter with the event “Speightstown Alive – The Carolinas Link.” Colin Jordan, MP for St. Peter speaking at the launch lauded the focus on Heritage, which is the parish’s theme for We Gatherin 2020. Barbadians are invited […]

    February 13, 2020Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Ionics Desalination Plant Offline While Tropical Storm Dorian Passes

    Ionics Fresh Water Ltd. has advised the Barbados Water Authority it shut down the Desalination Plant to protect its equipment during the passing of the Tropical Storm Dorian. Once the all clear has been given operations at the plant will be reactivated. While we are aware that our customers would have complied with the 5 […]

    August 27, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  16. Labour Minister attends Port St Charles Sprint Triathlon

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted yet another Age Group Sprint and Sprint Relay over the weekend at Port St. Charles Yacht Club, St. Peter. BFIT welcomed Labour Minister & the MP for St. Peter – Colin Jordan, who attended among many other supporters on a hot day for the second annual Triathlon […]

    July 16, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments

    Women suffering with addictions are being urged to seek help at Marina House, a residential treatment centre for females over 18 years. This appeal came from Mrs. Marietta Carrington, Chief Executive Officer of the Substance Abuse Foundation Inc. (SAF), which operates Marina House for women and Verdun House for men. Mrs. Carrington explained that without […]

    May 30, 2019EventsNo comments
  18. Missing Again? Tammagn Omega Caesar

    Tammagn Omega Caesar, a 15 year old from Collins, St. Peter and a student of The Lester Vaughan School who was reported missing on the 26th of September 2018 continues to be on the Royal Barbados Police Force’s missing persons list. On the mentioned date, she left the residence of her parents Dexter Caesar and […]

    October 11, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    An agribusiness project being undertaken at primary and secondary schools in Barbados has gained added impetus and is ready for expansion within the Caribbean starting with a primary school in St. Kitts. This was disclosed during the launch of a new phase of the Regional Entrepreneurship and Agriculture Programme (REAP) at the Roland Edwards Primary […]

    October 1, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  20. Missing Girl from St Lucy – Tammagn Omega Caesar

    Missing is 15 year old Tammagn Omega Caesar a student of The Lester Vaughan School. She left the home of her parents Dexter Caesar and Margo Blenman at Alleynedale, Saint Lucy sometime on Saturday the 5th of May 2018 and has not been seen since. Description Her clothing at time of her departure is unknown, […]

    May 10, 2018ControversyNo comments
  21. US Ambassador Visits Local Edition of A Ganar Program in Barbados

    The United States Ambassador to Barbados the Eastern Caribbean and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Linda Taglialatela, witnessed first-hand how the United States Government, through the Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported A Ganar Program is improving the employability of Barbadian youth. The opportunity came during a visit to a bar and restaurant training […]

    August 16, 2017Education, FeaturedNo comments

    As part of Barbados’ 50th anniversary celebrations, the commemorative Broken Trident continues to make its way across the eleven parishes of Barbados under the theme “Carrying our Pride” with a stop recently at the Speightstown branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. The Broken Trident represents the island’s transition from colonial rule to Independence in 1966 […]

    April 18, 2016CultureNo comments
  23. Gallery of Caribbean Art: “Lions, Fish and Vestiges of Gold”

    Grenadian artists Susan Mains and her son Asher Mains and a few artist friends took a trip to Italy in 2013 to see the Venice Biennale. It was a look see. Could Grenada possibly participate in this world famous art event. It was a dream–a day dream. Fast forward to 2016, and Grenada’s participation as […]

    January 24, 2016Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  24. Prime Minister praises Focus on Speightstown

    The Barbados Government, via both the Culture Ministry and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, will continue to explore all open avenues to revive Speightstown, once known as Little Bristol, and to ensure its heritage value is maintained for future generations. He also recalled that in 1996, with the enactment of the Special Development Areas Act, […]

    November 16, 2015BusinessNo comments
  25. 5th Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series: Honey Roasted Carrots

    These are carrots roasted on honey, topped with locally grown oregano ground into a special Pesto sauce and topped with Feta cheese made right here in Barbados – the recipes that night were crafted by Julie Frans who flew in from Miami.

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments