General Notices For December 19, 2014

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Postal Service Releases New Stamps

The Barbados Postal Service (BPS) has released the final set of commemorative stamps ???Gardens of Barbados???, for the year.

The new Stamp Issue comes in four denominations, and are 10?? Gardenia; 65?? Hunte???s; $2.20 Glendale; and $2.20 Eusteen.

There is also an official First Day Cover at $5.50; a Souvenir Sheet at $4.00; and a Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover at $4.75.

These may be bought or ordered from the Philatelic Bureau, General Post Office, Bridgetown, as well as from the BPS website www.bps.gov.bb, for one year from the date of issue.

Extended Hours For Parking At BTI Car Parks

Motorists who use the car parks of the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTI) at Lower Bay Street and Princess Alice Highway in Bridgetown, now have extended hours for parking during this Christmas season.

The BTI has advised that from the car parks will open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. until Tuesday, December 23, while the opening hours for Wednesday, December 24, and from Saturday, December 27, to Wednesday, December 31, will be 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Revenue Parking System Installed At BTI Car Park

The Barbados Tourism Investment Incorporated (BTI) has installed a Revenue Parking System at its Lower Bay Street Car Park in Bridgetown.

As a result, the BTI has advised that all patrons, on approaching the entrance, should observe and follow all signage in place, as well as any direction from the car park attendants.

The BTI official explained that the automated system at the entrance of the car park would allow patrons to press a button, after which a barcoded ticket would be automatically dispensed.

???The automated arm will rise to allow access to the car park. On leaving the car park, patrons will proceed to the exit, where a car park attendant will scan the barcoded ticket to determine the fees to be paid to the attendant. The arm will automatically rise, allowing patrons to exit the car park,??? the spokesperson pointed out.

The BTI has expressed thanks to its patrons for their continued co-operation and understanding as the transition is made to this new system.

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