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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS FOR OPENING OF PARLIAMENT – 5TH JUNE 2018

    The Royal Barbados Police Force announces the following temporary traffic changes which will take effect at 8 am on Tuesday 5th June 2018.  Closure of Roads From 08:00 hours until the end of the event, Lower White Park Road, Palmetto Street, Marhill Street, Wharf Road from its junction with Bridge Street to the junction with […]

    June 4, 2018Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Road Traffic Fatalities – Barrow Highway near Norman Niles Roundabout *plus* Foursquare Road, St. Philip

    People involved in the Fatality which occurred about 5:55 pm on the Barrow Highway are as follows:- The owner and driver of L 1380 – a red Toyota GT motor car is 37 year old Kevin Hinds of #23 Maycock Terrace, St. Lucy. The rear seat passenger is Nicole Jordan 40 years of Hope Road, St. Lucy. […]

    May 26, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Double Road Fatality – Black Main Road, St. Michael

    Police are solving a double road fatality from a Road traffic Collision which occurred about one’clock in the wee hours of Sunday 20th May 2018 along Black Rock main road near its junction with St. Stephens Hill Road, St. Michael. The white Suzuki Vitara motor van registration number MY997 was driven by the now deceased […]

    May 20, 2018Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Three Car Smash-Up Near Waterford Bottom

    Police are looking to solve what led to a three vehicular collision with injuries which occurred sometime around 8:15, on Friday the 5th of January 2018, along the Barrow Section, of the ABC Highway, which resulted in four (4) persons being injured. Lowe complained for pain to his back, whilst Alleyne and Williams complained for […]

    January 8, 2018ControversyNo comments
  23. PIONEER MOTORS INC. BLESS NEW HINDSBURY LOCATION

    Notwithstanding Barbados’ challenging economic environment, there are still success stories among local businesses. Pioneer Motors Inc., a growing family-owned Japanese used car dealership, is one such inspiring example. Led by husband and wife team, Lionel and Nicole Best, the company unveiled their newly constructed location on Hindsbury Road in a business blessing ceremony on Saturday, […]

    January 4, 2018BusinessNo comments
  24. CIBC FirstCaribbean Red CARpet Show debuts at 2 Mile Hill over the weekend…

    The event, carried newly arrived vehicle models which drove on and off the stage, with radio personality Anthony Green as emcee while FCIB introduced innovations in the Auto Loan segment of the bank. Nassco, Platinum Motors, MQI, Simpson Motors and Courtesy all had entries that fascinated repeat and new clientele…

    October 15, 2017Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  25. ATTN: Traffic Modifications Will Be In Place This Weekend For Inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon & Aquathlon

    Remember: traffic modifications will be in place this weekend for the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon & Aquathlon. Come out and support #TeamBarbados! More information: http://www.triathlonbarbados.com/carifta-2017/ #CARIFTA #CARIFTA2017 #triathlons #barbadostriathlon

    October 3, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments