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    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

    Police are investigating a road traffic collision which occurred about 3:30 pm on Saturday 10th July 2021. Along the Adams section of the ABC Highway between the area of Henry Forde Roundabout and Bannatyne road junction. Involved are two vehicles, namely a motor truck and a sedan vehicle. What is reported that both vehicles were […]

    July 11, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2021 have changed up a gear, with confirmation of plans to return to the popular Dark Hole stage in the north of the island and a new venue for King of the Hill on the previous Sunday, although that location remains under wraps. With the event already moved from June […]

    July 8, 2021RallyNo comments
  4. Barbados Motoring Federation appoints Natya Soodeen to Women in Motorsport post

    The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) just revealed the appointment of Natya Soodeen as Chairperson of Women in Motorsport Barbados. A former show-jumper, who has represented Barbados in regional and international events, Natya has turned her passion for competition from one horsepower to another and is now an active member of the island’s motor sport scene. […]

    June 30, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  5. THREE-WAY TIE FOR RALLY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD: Hoad, Maloney and Read top of the class

    Chris Hoad, Stuart Maloney and Josh Read are joint leaders of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase following the Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park on June 4, which kicked off the second season to be delayed by Covid-19 pandemic. Read leads the 2wd Championship as well, while Dane Skeete sits at the […]

    June 25, 2021RallyNo comments
  6. Castries’ Chastanet Regime reveals Price Increases For Gas, Diesel & LPG

    St Lucians are hereby notified in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel, LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. GASOLINE increased from $3.06 to $3.07 per litre or $13.93 to $13.95 per gallon Kerosene remains unchanged at […]

    June 21, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. BUSHY PARK SPRINT TO START RALLY CLUB SEASON: Action behind closed doors in line with Covid-19 protocols

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships will kick off on Saturday, June 5 with a Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park, St Philip. In line with current Covid-19 protocols, the event will run behind closed doors, with no spectators on site and no passengers or navigators allowed, although competitors will get the chance […]

    May 30, 2021RallyNo comments

    Vincentian evacuees in shelters and private homes, the SVG Police Force, their National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), the hospital, and relief organisations in St Vincent are just some of the groups to have benefitted from a diverse set of goods and products from the Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) family of companies following the eruption of […]

    May 18, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Class win for Worswick on first outing in new Ford Fiesta

    Two weeks after fellow Sol Rally Barbados regulars including Kevin Procter and Andy Scott returned to action in the Snetterton Stages, it was Nigel Worswick’s turn to end the prolonged break from rallying caused by the coronavirus pandemic as part of his planned build-up to Sol RB21, scheduled for September 25/26. With a best result […]

    May 18, 2021RallyNo comments
  10. 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
  11. Al Habtoor Motors Ramadan promotion assures perfect peace of mind for Mitsubishi customers

    Al Habtoor Motors, the official distributor of Mitsubishi in the UAE, lines up an exciting array of benefits for Mitsubishi SUV customers during the Holy Month. The Ramadan offer promises a rewarding drive with Mitsubishi – the best value Japanese vehicles with a hassle free drive until Ramadan 2022. Furthermore, all vehicles come with Free […]

    April 24, 2021BusinessNo comments

    Sol Rally Barbados is inscribed on the 2021 calendar of the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), as it becomes a round of the NACAM Championship for the first time, bringing to 11 the countries which have hosted the competition. It was scheduled for inclusion last year, but the disruption caused by […]

    April 21, 2021RallyNo comments
  13. Low Reservoir Levels Impacting Sections of Barbados

    The Barbados Water Authority is currently experiencing low water levels at some of its facilities. This is manifesting itself in periodic loss of pipe-borne water to some customers. The increased use of potable water at this time of the ash falls is also making this situation worse. While the Authority understands that persons wish to […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  14. 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
  15. Price Increase with Kerosene, Diesel & Gas For April

    Barbadian consumers will be paying more for petroleum products, effective midnight, Sunday, April 4. The retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase, in keeping with prices for these products on the international market. Gasoline will be sold at $3.77 per litre, an increase of 20 cents; the price of […]

    April 5, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Lotus Evija hypercar returns to the Middle East

    The Lotus Evija hypercar has returned to the Middle East for a month-long tour of the region. It previously visited Dubai and Abu Dhabi in September 2019 as part of a world tour that included North America, Japan and China. The car’s appearance was a huge success with numerous VIP private viewings and several customers […]

    March 13, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  17. 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
  18. Road Traffic Collision near Christie Village

    Northern Division Officers continue to seek a solution what led to a road traffic collision involving two motor cars and a pickup truck which occurred about 2:00 pm am on Saturday 6th February 2021 along the Bennetts section of the Ronald Mapp Highway near its junction with Christie Village road. S U M M A […]

    February 8, 2021ControversyNo comments
  19. New Online Process for Vehicle Registration and Commercial Renewal

    Effective Monday 11th January 2021, the Barbados Revenue Authority will process first-time vehicle registrations for private and commercial motor vehicles as well as registration renewals for commercial vehicles online only. Payments will be facilitated through the SurePay online payment platform, or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Teenager succumbs to injuries by Deighton Griffith Secondary

    Police at Oistins Police Station are conducting investigations into a serious accident involving a motorcyclist which occurred on Monday 30th November 2020 along Kingsland Road in the area near the Deighton Griffith School. The cyclist identified as Aaron Andrew Roberts, 19 years, of #105 Warrens Park South, St. Michael, has since succumbed to his injuries. […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. BRA urges Patience with Vehicle Sticker Reminder

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) reminds the public that registration stickers for privately owned vehicles are issued via the post. Please be informed that the revised process introduced in response to the current pandemic environment remains as follows: Owners of private vehicles are no longer required to visit the Authority’s offices to collect registration stickers. […]

    December 23, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    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
  23. “I Do Not Know” by Grenville Phillips II (ex-Solutions Barbados)

    The Government recently patched potholes along the road to Brighton in St George. It was foreseen that the high-quality asphalt, and the effort to install it, would be wasted. After the recent heavy rains, the asphalt washed away, the potholes became larger, and we simply resumed the daily game of ‘dodge-the-pothole’. Engineers normally use words […]

    November 14, 2020Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. “WAYNE” with Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo and Jon Champagne

    Wayne, a 16 year-old Dirty Harry with a heart of gold, sets out on a small two stroke road bike from Boston to Florida with his new friend Del to get back the shit-hot 79′ Trans-Am that was stolen from his father before he died.

    November 5, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Barbadian Expat David Gittens on the Ikenga GT – the spiritual Supercar

    ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Meet David Gittens, the first black supercar designer – he created and built the Ikenga GT supercar over half a century ago – that’s after being a staff photographer on Car & Driver in 1958!

    October 30, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments