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August 23rd, 2016
Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry prepares some 100 for school

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – Purcell Girls' Brigade Lieutenant Tammi T. David has disclosed that the Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry is likely to go district-wide for 2017 as opposed to its current concentration on children only of the Purcell community.

February 10th, 2016
2 wounded in shooting incident in Purcell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are investigating a shooting incident in the Purcell Estate area late this afternoon, February 10, 2016, that resulted in two brothers being wounded.

December 9th, 2015
UPDATE: 3 arrested as police investigate murder of David ‘Bushman’ James

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three persons have been arrested as investigation continues into the murder of David James aka Bushman, who was gunned down at his home in Purcell Estate on the evening of December 7, 2015.

July 21st, 2014
Rotary RT, Hon Maduro-Caines & British Navy join on Purcell project

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Club of Road Town (RT) has teamed up with the British Navy and Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines to repair the house of a well-loved elderly woman of the Purcell community who has been known for her motherly care of those in the community for a number of years.

July 13th, 2014
Only big name firms getting contracts – Purcell resident

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – Frustrations were obviously high among residents who turned up at the ‘On the Road with Premier and His Ministers’ community meeting held on Thursday July 10, 2014 as among the many issues vented by residents is the lack of income opportunities for small contractors.

July 11th, 2014
Residents vs Govt – ‘Next elections please don’t come to my door’

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – “…If it not come by next elections please don’t come at my door, please start with the bus stop it’s not very expensive,” said one resident at the Purcell leg of ‘On the Road with Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith and his Ministers’.

May 6th, 2014
Police investigate Aggravated Burglary/Attempted Robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are investigating an aggravated burglary early Sunday morning where two masked gunmen forcibly entered a home and took cash and several electronic items.

April 8th, 2014
Alleged Purcell grocery store robber gets bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Robbery accused, Tim Dailey, 21, was granted bail when he appeared before the High Court yesterday, April 7, 2014 but has so far failed to post the cash component required for his freedom.

March 18th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘English’s death a total shock’ - Relatives

HOPE HILL, Tortola, VI – When word had reached the close relatives of Mr Wilford G. Martin aka English after he was found dead in his Purcell business place, they said they were nothing less than shocked at the news.

March 17th, 2014
Duo placed on bond for drunken brawl

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on March 14, 2014 on charges of disorderly conduct after they became engaged in a brawl in the Purcell neighbourhood last year.

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