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February 6th, 2016
Hon Mark H. Vanterpool assures no increased water & light bills for VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) assured residents of Virgin Gorda that there is not expected to be increases in the cost for the supply of water or electricity for residents of the sister island as a result of the upgrade of the Virgin Gorda water treatment plant.

February 5th, 2016
VG residents protest filling in of pond & clearing of mangroves

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A number of Virgin Gorda residents are very serious about preventing what they consider the destruction of the environment in the name of development that they are willing to put themselves in harm’s way to protect the clearing of mangroves and filling in of a pond in the Spanish Town area.

January 5th, 2016
No water for the year! North Sound VG residents complain of water shortage

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – For the past week or so residents of North Sound, Virgin Gorda have been experiencing severe water shortage reportedly as a result of a damaged pump used to distribute water throughout the areas.

December 18th, 2015
At least one injured in head-on vehicle collision on VG

COPPER MINE, Virgin Gorda, VI- At least one person is said to have been injured in a vehicular accident in the Copper Mine area on Virgin Gorda this evening, December 18, 2015.

December 3rd, 2015
Marijuana plantation uncovered on Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In an operation last week, officers from the Virgin Gorda Police Station, along with a Special Investigations Team, uncovered a large marijuana plantation on Virgin Gorda.

October 31st, 2015
Green Stallions are RVIPF Community Policing Futsal Champions

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Community Policing Futsal League 2015 concluded on Thursday October 29, 2015 with the handing out of various awards.

October 6th, 2015
Dr Hubert O’Neal ‘heading to the streets’ to tackle youth issues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I think I am going to make it a plank in my representation to be a representative of the youths. That’s going to be my emphasis right there,” stated Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal.

October 5th, 2015
W&SD flushing water network @ VG & SCB with chlorine today

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda are calling on Government and Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) to not only do the radio and Facebook messages for the water flushing exercise today, October 5, 2015, but to also have a mobile public address system through the streets of the island among a few other things.

September 30th, 2015
VG residents complain of seaweed stench & taste in tap water

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Over the past few days residents of Virgin Gorda have been flooding social media with complaints and concerns about the quality of water they have been receiving through their taps and have been calling on the relevant authorities to step in and have it addressed in short order.

September 15th, 2015
BVI Food Fete 2015 launched @ historical Callwood Distilleries

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The BVI Tourist Board yesterday evening, September 14, 2015, launched its calendar of activities and events for this year’s BVI Food Fete as the territory seeks to continue to make gains into the culinary tourism market to add to the natural beauty and nature of the territory.

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