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January 10th, 2021
Reclamation works will not affect historical 'Dungeon' ruins- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The upcoming reclamation works in the Pockwood Pond area of Tortola will not affect the historical Dungeon ruins site, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has assured.

December 29th, 2020
Father arrested after chasing daughter with cutlass

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - A Pockwood Pond, Tortola man was taken into police custody for reportedly chasing his daughter while brandishing a cutlass, after he caught her going through his mobile phone.

November 19th, 2020
New garbage incinerator earmarked for Tortola – Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that a new incinerator will be procured for the main island of Tortola, one that is more environmentally friendly than the current Pockwood Pond operation.

November 8th, 2020
Fire damages section of R&R Malone Complex in Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Just over two years after a fire had destroyed a major section of the R&R Malone Complex in Pockwood Pond, the business establishment was hit with another blaze.

May 29th, 2020
One reportedly injured in Pockwood Pond collision

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that at least one person is nursing injuries after an accident this evening, Friday, May 29, 2020, in the Pockwood Pond area.

March 14th, 2020
3 vehicle smashup @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- At least three vehicles- 2 SUVs and a pickup, were involved in an accident at Pockwood Pond, sometime around 8:00pm this evening, March 14, 2020.

February 2nd, 2020
Incinerator scubber to be mounted during 1st quarter of 2020- Hon Malone

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has said the long awaited scrubber is expected to be mounted at the Pockwood Pond incinerator in the first quarter of this year.

January 25th, 2020
Pockwood Pond garbage woes 'will soon be over' - Premier Fahie

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Damaged by a fire in 2018, the Pockwood Pond incinerator and landfill facility has been a constant eyesore than has left residents fuming after smoke from a series of landfill fires haunted the West End of Tortola.

November 11th, 2019
Fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond landfill

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Residents in the West End area and its environs were again left to ponder ‘How long more?’ after a fire broke out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond on the main island of Tortola last evening, November 10, 2019.

July 3rd, 2019
Residents fume as another landfill fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Another fire has broken out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, forcing many to take to social media to complain about the long standing issue.

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