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  1. Traffic Restrictions for 19/02/2022 by James St Methodist Ch, The City

    The funeral service for the mother of Senator Elizabeth Thompson is schedule to take place at the James Street Methodist Church, Lower James Street, St. Michael on Saturday 19th February 2022 at 10 am. As a result vehicular and pedestrian traffic movement along James Street with be restricted from 6 am until the completion of […]

    February 18, 2022EventsNo comments
  2. Regional drivers prepare for Radical Caribbean Cup

    Teams around the region are making ready for the return of circuit racing after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. The Jamaica Race Drivers’ Club (JRDC) has started Track Days at the Dover Raceway, while the first Endurance race meet of the year will be run by the Guyana Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) […]

    February 15, 2022RallyNo comments
  3. TRAFFIC FATALITY AT THE MOUNT, ST GEORGE

    The Barbados Police Service is conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding a road traffic fatality involving two motor vehicles. This collision occurred around 9:05 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 at The Mount, St. George. This individual was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. The driver of the second vehicle complained of minor […]

    January 6, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. WORK IS UNDERWAY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN URBAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN THE KINGSTON METROPOLITAN REGION (KMR)

    Commuters will soon benefit from a new Urban Traffic Management System (UTMS) that will reduce travel times and fuel consumption by 30% through improved traffic control management in the KMR. The UTMS is a component of the Energy Management and Efficiency Programme (EMEP), a government initiative that is a key element of Vision 2030 for […]

    January 5, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  5. ROOKIE HOAD MOVES AHEAD IN RALLY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

    Chris Hoad eased ahead in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase after his third straight win in the competitive and well-subscribed Clubman 2 class in his Rookie season in the Championship. Having shared the overall lead with Stuart Maloney and Josh Read after the Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park in June, he has […]

    August 2, 2021RallyNo comments
  6. Revised dates, web site from Barbados Motoring Federation

    The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) published a provisional calendar for the rest of 2021 to allow competitors time to prepare, while discussions continue with Government bodies to clarify when spectators might return. Having made practical use of the down time caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, the Federation has developed a new web site, which […]

    May 16, 2021RallyNo 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. BWA Making Adjustments to its Distribution Network in Christ Church

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents of Wilcox Ridge in Christ Church that work will be carried out in the area over the next two and a half weeks to improve the water distribution system. Personnel from the Authority will begin preparatory work since yesterday Wednesday, April 7th. The work includes the installation […]

    April 8, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Letter to Editor – Separate Bike Trails Urgently Needed

    Bajans are demonstrating a strong appetite for outdoor recreational space in the wake of Covid 19. However, we cannot continue to encourage active mobility, be it cycling, running, or walking, when the road conditions place people’s lives at risk. Barbados is almost unique in the region for having a disused historic train-line that is owned […]

    March 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  10. SR1 Cup added to Radical Caribbean Cup for 2022

    The organiser of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) has confirmed that it is to expand its regional championship in 2022 and include the ‘entry level‘ SR1, to complement the SR3, which has been the sole chassis raced in the category since it was established in 2015; there will be two separate championships going forward, with […]

    March 6, 2021RallyNo comments
  11. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2021 DATES ANNOUNCED

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has announced the planned dates for Sol Rally Barbados 2021 and its associated events, in the hope that the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic will have abated in time for the Club’s blue riband event to be run on its traditional date. Subject to final ratification by the Barbados […]

    December 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  12. REUNION FOR UK CREWS AND CARS AT SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    Two British rally crews will cross the Atlantic this month to be reunited with cars they had spent many hours rebuilding in readiness for Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Despite the additional challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, returnees Simon Nutter and Chris Surman pressed on regardless to complete the work they had started early in […]

    October 12, 2020RallyNo comments
  13. HINDS AND MANNING WIN CHEFETTE SUMMER SAFARI

    For the second time in as many events, new names have been added to the winners’ roster in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship after Willie Hinds and Wayne Manning won the recent Chefette Summer Safari. There was more good news for Chris King, too: having claimed his first victory in July’s […]

    September 30, 2020RallyNo comments
  14. HILL AND MAYERS LEAD CHAMPION DRIVER TITLE CHASE

    Roger Hill and Barry Mayers are joint leaders of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase following the coronavirus-delayed start to the season at last month’s HammerTime 20, jointly organised with the Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI). Mayers leads the 2wd Championship too, while there are also joint leaders of the 4wd […]

    September 5, 2020RallyNo comments
  15. PANTON, MAYERS SET FOR RETURN OF CLOSED-ROAD ACTION

    Motor sport fans across the island are promised a bumper weekend of action when closed road events return for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The non-championship Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Test Stage in St Peter on Saturday, August 22, will be followed on the Sunday by the Motoring […]

    August 17, 2020RallyNo comments
  16. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO QEH’s ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPT (AED)

    Pedestrians are asked to note that the back entrance gate from John Beckles Drive (closest to the Constitution River) is closed to the public. The Board of Management of the QEH apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks the public for their patience and support.

    August 13, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. SOL RALLY BARBADOS JOINS FIA NACAM CHAMPIONSHIP

    Sol Rally Barbados is inscribed on the calendar of the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), for the first time in 2020 as it becomes a round of the NACAM Championship. The 31st running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event is scheduled for Friday to Sunday, May 29 to 31, […]

    January 19, 2020Featured, RallyNo comments
  18. LUXURY CAR NOW MORE AFFORDABLE IN BARBADOS WITH NEW FINANCING BACKING ITS ACQUISITION

    Once upon a time, Mercedes Benz was thought to be the wheels of rock stars, presidents and kings as it was felt they alone could afford such transport. The executive conveyed to those attending the distinguished soiree how the vehicles have a range of features which keep the drivers safe and yet it’s budgeted so […]

    October 4, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  19. BWA Completes Repair of Major Burst Main on Halls Rd

    The Barbados Water Authority would like to inform the public that the repair of a 12-inch main at Halls Road, St. Michael has been completed. Repair of the main which apparently ruptured earlier on Thursday 5th September was completed by the Authority’s crews by late afternoon. The area was backfilled, however reinstatement of the road […]

    September 6, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments
  20. ACCIDENT VICTIM FROM BLACKROCK SUCCUMBS AND IS NOW ROAD FATALITY

    On Monday, 21 January, 2019 about 12:12 pm an accident with injuries occurred along Black Rock, Main Road, St. Michael. Involved were Hamal Amal Lamar Phillips, 30 of Jackson Terrace, Stage 2, St. Michael, owner of motorcycle ME 9157 and 52 year old Robert Leslie Burrowes, driver and owner of motor vehicle MV 357 from […]

    January 27, 2019CrimeNo comments
  21. UN Road Safety Convention: Should Barbados Seek Accession?

    Barbados has a high road traffic mortality rate, with 27 lives lost in 2018. The government has indicated that road safety will be one of its priorities, amending the Road Traffic Act to provide additional measures to protect the loss of lives on the road. However, Barbados is not a contracting party to the UN Road Safety Conventions, […]

    January 16, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Stay Safe On The Roads This Holiday Season

    Are all road accidents avoidable? As with any other part of the world, the quest to tackle mortality on the roads has been a significant challenge in the Caribbean these last few decades. Thousands of lives have perished thanks to bad road infrastructure, as well as bad driving decisions including unroadworthy vehicles and drunk-driving. As we navigate […]

    December 29, 2018Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Barbadian Pedestrians Upping Road Traffic Accident Rate

    Barbados officially holds the 161st place in the world rankings of road safety in terms of traffic accidents, according to data compiled by the World Health Organization. Barbados Sergeant Seibert Johnson of the Royal Barbados Police Force recently declared his worry over the number of deadly accidents, many of which involved pedestrians. Johnson noted that 27 of the […]

    November 21, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  24. CARS FOR SALE ON HIGHWAY TO BE REMOVED

    A national clean up on our island’s highways and byways will include the removal, from next week, of parked cars advertised for sale on the highway, as this is in contravention of the Road Traffic Act. “The Ministry will be carrying out a programme of removing cars that are parked on the highway, from next […]

    September 9, 2018BusinessNo comments
  25. ROAD FATALITY NEAR RIHANNA DRIVE

    Police are investigating a road traffic collision which resulted in the death of one Male. This happened approximately 3:10 yesterday afternoon along Westbury Main Road, St. Michael. Involved were a motor cycle owned and driven by Ridge Hollingsworth 26 years Parish Land, Christ Church and Pedestrian Decourcey Gulston age unknown of Westbury Road, St. Michael. […]

    June 18, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments