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July 8th, 2017
Another Oops! Signage @ Peebles Hospital has a typo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was erected some three years ago on December 17, 2014, but it can be assumed that no one at the time noticed the error until our newsroom started to do fun pieces on the many grammatical mistakes and typos on public documents over the past six years.

June 30th, 2017
UPDATE: Woman hit on crosswalk released from hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The woman who was struck down on the pedestrian crossing in the vicinity of FLOW on Flemming Street, Road Town on June 26, 2017 suffered injuries to her head and hand, according to family members.

June 24th, 2017
VG hit by two automobile accidents; Persons sent to hospital

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - It seems as if the sister island of Virgin Gorda is keeping pace with Tortola, as reports reaching our newsroom indicate that there has also been two accidents today, June 24, 2017 on that island.

June 24th, 2017
Persons injured in 2 separate vehicular accidents on Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least three persons have been taken to Peebles Hospital following two separate vehicular accidents on the main island of Tortola today, June 24, 2017.

June 9th, 2017
UPDATE: Recent incident @ HMP had potential of escalating- Source

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- The June 1, 2017 incident that resulted in a security guard and an inmate receiving injuries at Her Majesty 's Prison in Balsam Ghut had the potential of escalating into a major one, according to a source at the prison.

June 9th, 2017
Hospital worker passes suddenly @ Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is our newsroom’s understanding that a BVI Heath Services Authority (BVIHSA) employee working at the state-owned Peebles Hospital passed away this morning June 9, 2017.

June 5th, 2017
108 Epilepsy emergency cases @ Peebles Hospital in past 5 years - CEO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The significance of having an EEG machine and the requisite expertise to effectively use it were brought out by Chief Executive Officer of Peebles Hospital Ms Paula G. Chester-Cumberbatch, when noting that some 108 persons were admitted to the hospital over the past five years for Epilepsy.

June 3rd, 2017
Persons injured in accident @ Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At least two persons were rushed to Peebles Hospital this morning June 3, 2017 following an accident in Baughers Bay, on the main island of Tortola.

May 19th, 2017
UPDATE: James Leonard fell off boat – Eyewitnesses claim

COOPER ISLAND, VI - Mourning the tragic death of Cooper Island resident and beneficiary owner, Mr James 'Jamesy' Leonard, close friends and eyewitnesses have brushed aside speculation of foul play in his death.

April 30th, 2017
Young man falls off scooter; Rushed to hospital

KINGSTON, Tortola, VI- Unfortunately, scooter accidents on the streets of Tortola continue. It was today April 30, 2017 around 3:30 PM that a young male fell off his scooter in the area of Kingston, on the eastern side of Tortola.

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