Bridgetown aglow

CAROL MARTINDALE, carolmartindale@nationnews.com

Added 01 November 2012

lightsinbridgetown

Bridgetown will be aglow with blue and yellow lights for the next 29 days as activities kick into high gear to mark 46 years of nationhood. The flick was switched on in Heroes Square tonight by young Julian Brookes, who is a student at the Irving Wilson School. It was witnessed by Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave, Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley, Member of Parliament for The City, Patrick Todd, other officials and members of the public. This Independence glow will spread to the north and south of the country for the first time this year, with lighting ceremonies at the Speightstown Esplanade, St Peter and Gall Hill, Christ Church tomorrow and Saturday respectively. (YB)

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

VIDEO

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

POLL

Should Barbados be exploring for oil and natural gas?

Yes – it would be a big boost to the economy.
No – renewable energy is the way forward.
Don’t know.

INSTAGRAM

CARTOON