E.g., 27 Feb 2015
E.g., 27 Feb 2015

Public Invited To Participate In 2015 Education Week Activities

Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting the public to support and participate in this year’s education week activities from March 8- 14 to be held under the theme: “Education through Culture: A Virgin Islands Experience.”

The activities scheduled for the week are as follows:

Retaining Wall Project Commences At Russell Hill March 3

Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 3:45pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is advising the public that works  will commence on Tuesday, March 3 to construct a retaining wall in a portion of Russell Hill.  

The project is for a duration of approximately two months and includes scheduled concrete pours and demolition works.

The public is asked to traverse the area with extreme caution, and to consider using alternate routes during the construction works.

The ministry apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Keynote Address By Chairman Of OCTA Premier Smith At The Opening Ceremony Of Ministerial Conference

Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 10:00am

Excellencies, Heads of Government, Honourable Ministers, Heads of Delegations, Distinguished Delegates, ladies and gentleman, Good evening.

As Chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA), and on behalf of the Government and people of the British Virgin Islands, I extend a warm welcome to all participants and delegates to the British Virgin Islands.

Public Invited To H. L. Stoutt 20th Memorial Celebrations

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 10:45am

The Government of the Virgin Islands in collaboration with the H. Lavity Stoutt Commemorative Committee is inviting the public to Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt’s 20th Memorial Celebrations under the theme Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt: A National Builder.

Opening Remarks by Premier Smith at the Caribbean Regional Conference for Overseas Countries and Territories

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 4:30pm

Good morning: 

As country host, let me first welcome you to the British Virgin Islands (BVI).  We are delighted that you have joined us here on the island of Tortola and I encourage you during your breaks to explore our capital Road Town and other parts of the island. Representatives of my Government are available should you require any assistance.

Magistrate Court Matters For February 25 Have Been Rescheduled

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 12:30pm

The Magistrate’s Court is informing the public that all court matters scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 will be heard before the Court on Thursday, February 26 at the John's Hole location. 

Persons who are scheduled to attend court on Wednesday February 25 are still required to present themselves before the courts on that same day to have their matters administratively adjourned and to sign the court's register.

The court’s offices will remain open on Wednesday and the public may access the cashier window from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Government Engages Anegadians On Protected Areas

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 12:30pm

Public Meeting on Anegada, February 20 (Photo Credit:GIS)Residents of Anegada were informed and included in the Government’s plans for Proposed Protected Areas at a public meeting held in Anegada last week.

Work Continues On National Sewerage Project In East End

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Communications is informing the public that work will continue on

National Sewerage Project from Fat Hogs Bay in the vicinity of YEP and will continue east towards the Long Swamp Police Station in East End.

Works will begin on Wednesday February 25 at 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily and will continue for a period of 6 weeks.

Motorists are advised to utilise the ridge road via Fort Hill as there will be no vehicular access through that area.

TV Series To Focus On Asthma, Drug Interactions And Medication

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has launched a four part series on pharmaducation to educate the public on asthma management strategies, drug interactions, pharmacovigilance and proper disposal of unwanted medicines.

Road Works Continue From Meyers To Soldier’s Hill Junction

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 4:00pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that road works from Meyers Estate to Chalwell on to the Soldier’s Hill junction toward Cane Garden Bay will continue daily from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Motorists are asked to exercise caution when traversing the areas.

The Ministry apologises for any inconvenience caused during this time.  For more information please contact the ministry at 468-2183.