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Students Encouraged To Apply For The Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award

Friday, 2 January 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting interested youth between ages 10 and 20 to apply for the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award (VIEFA).  

The award will be granted to students who demonstrate exceptional qualities in sports, academics or arts. It will fund enrichment programmes held during summer of 2015. 

A Portion Of Long Bush Road To Close On Sunday, December 21

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 4:15pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is advising the public that a section of Long Bush road in front of Billy’s Discount Supermarket, will be closed on Sunday, December 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.   

The closure is needed for works on the water pipeline upgrade project which involves the installation of pressure reducing water valves.

Motorists are advised to take alternative routes.

The Ministry apologises for any inconvenience that may be caused during this period.

Update: East End Road To Close From December 19

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 3:00pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that the Blackburn Highway from Parham Town to the Queen Elizabeth Bridge will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic on evenings beginning Friday, December 19 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.  Works are expected to be completed on Monday, December 22.

The purpose of the closure is to pave and rehabilitate the road in that area.

The Ministry apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Main Street To Close On Saturday, December 20

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 11:00am

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that Main Street, from the turn-off on Caldwell Street to the junction in front of Smith Gore will be closed on Saturday, December 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon to vehicular traffic.

The purpose of this closure is to trim and remove the trees in that area.  Motorists and pedestrians are being asked to use alternative routes. 

The Ministry sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused during this time. 

Boo Bay Drive To Close On Saturday, December 20

Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 4:15pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that the road along Boo Bay Drive between Tortola Department Store and Commerce House will be closed on Saturday, December 20 to vehicular traffic.  Road works will begin at 7:00 a.m. and are expected to last all day.

The purpose of this road closure is to fill and grade the road.

Motorists are asked to use alternative routes. 

The Ministry sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused during this time. 

Closure Of Government Offices For Holiday Season

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 5:00pm

The Deputy Governor’s Office is informing the public that Government offices will be closed at 1:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24 and again at 1:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31.  Exceptions however apply to departments with staff that provide essential services.  

The office regrets any inconvenience caused and wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

East End Road To Close In The Evenings Until December 15

Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 10:15am

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that the Blackburn Highway from Parham Town to the Queen Elizabeth Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic nightly from Saturday, December 13 to Monday, December 15 between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Department Of Motor Vehicles Offices To Close Early December 19

Friday, 12 December 2014 - 2:45pm

The Department of Motor Vehicles is informing the public that its offices on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will be closed early on Friday, December 19.  The Tortola Office will close at 1:00 pm and the Virgin Gorda Office will close at 12:00 pm. 

Normal business hours will resume on Monday, December 22.

The Department apologises for any inconvenience caused.  For more information, please call the Department of Motor Vehicles at 468-4080.

Department Of Motor Vehicles Offices To Close On December 10

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 1:45pm

The Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding the public that its offices on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will be closed on Wednesday, December 10 to allow the staff to attend a general staff meeting and a Customer Service Workshop. 

Registered And Licensed Electricians To Close Off Inspections For 2014

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 9:30am

The Electrical Inspection Unit is advising all registered and licensed Electricians that the close off dates for carrying out electrical/mechanical inspections for the remainder of the year is Wednesday, December 17 on the sister islands and Friday, December 19 on Tortola.

Inspections will resume on Monday, January 5, 2015.

For more information call the Electrical Inspection Unit at 468-3603 or 468-3604.

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