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February 3rd, 2018
Overturned car on Johnson’s Ghut a danger- Resident

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI- It is unclear whether the car toppled whilst being driven or fell from a road above, but the presence of the overturned vehicle on the Johnson’s Ghut Road, on the main island of Tortola, for the past two days is causing some concern.

January 28th, 2018
Purcell sewer manholes left open & unmarked for days

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom's roving cameras have observed for the past four to five days two sewer manholes left opened in the Purcell Estate area of Tortola.

January 8th, 2018
UPDATE: Brandywine Bay ‘stovehole’ patched up

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI- A day after this news site reported there was a pothole, or “stovehole” as some referred to it, so big on the road at Brandywine Bay, Tortola, that someone placed a whole stove in it to alert motorists of the danger, the hole has been patched up.

November 10th, 2017
‘Several instances’ of generators feeding back into power lines- Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the influx of generators to the Virgin Islands (UK) after Hurricane Irma destroyed power lines, transformers and poles, leaving the territory without electricity on September 6, 2017, there has always been the concern of safety, especially the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and incorrectly connecting generators to homes and causing the power to feed back into the lines of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

October 12th, 2017
Traffic lights near Red Cross Headquarters restored

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What could be considered a relief to motorists, the traffic lights at the junction of Station Road and James Walter Francis Drive in Road Town, Tortola is back up and running after being destroyed by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

July 2nd, 2017
Neglect & danger on Virgin Gorda Roads?

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- A photo of a road that has been washed out, according to many residents, since the May 2017 rains, is now circulating on social media.

February 3rd, 2016
'Get serious with motor scooter riders' – Nelson C. 'Joe Jack' Hull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Guest of the weekly radio talk show Speak Out BVI, Mr Nelson C. Hull aka 'Joe Jack' believes it is time for the territory to get serious with motor scooter riders who are a danger to themselves and other people.

March 5th, 2014
UPDATE: BVIEC working to fix broken electrical pole

EAST END, Tortola, VI - BVIEC's Deputy General Manager Mr Henry O. Creque minutes ago returned a call to this news site indicating that T&D Engineer Ms Symorne Penn has confirmed receiving the report of the broken and dangerously hanging pole at Little Dix Hill around 2:30 pm today March 5, 2014.



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