Boscobel Primary Renamed In Honour Of Sir Elliott

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“A foretaste of heaven” and a “high honour”. That’s how former Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, described the renaming of the Boscobel Primary School, at Gays, St. Peter, in his honour, on Wednesday. The school, where he spent his formative years – at the time it was called the Boscobel Boys’ School – will now be known as the Elliott …

Church Service For Governor General

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A Service of Thanksgiving to mark the retirement of Governor General, Sir Elliot Belgrave, will be held at the Cathedral Church of St. Michael and All Angels, on Sunday, June 25, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Members of the clergy and public are invited to attend. No tickets are required for admittance. eyvette.mcclean@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Boscobel Primary Renamed In …

Barbadian Student Receives Royal Scholarship

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Twenty-one-year-old student, Johnathan Alleyne, is the recipient of the Royal Household Hospitality Scholarship 2017. As a result, Mr. Alleyne, who is completing studies in Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of the West Indies, will join the Master of the Household’s Department at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle for a six-week placement, culminating in Royal Ascot Week at Windsor …

Four Barbadians Receive Honours

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Three outstanding Barbadians were today presented belatedly with their Insignia of the National Honours and Awards and the Barbados Jubilee Honour 2016, while one received the Governor-General’s Award. During a brief ceremony at Government House, Governor-General Sir Elliott Belgrave presented Rosemary Betty Hope-Gittens with the Silver Crown of Merit, awarded her in 2014, for her contribution to the promotion of …

Three Knighted At Gov’t House

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Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave knights Sir Geoffrey Cave at Government House yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Governor-General Sir Elliott Belgrave bestowed the honour of Knight of St. Andrew and Dame of St. Andrew on three outstanding citizens this afternoon at Government House, after being unable to attend the official investiture ceremony yesterday morning. Sir Elliott, who was temporarily indisposed, was able to …

Governor General’s Christmas Message

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Christmas Message 2016 by Governor General of Barbados, H.E Sir Elliott Belgrave GCMG, KA Fellow Barbadians at home and overseas, residents and visitors to our shores, it is a pleasure for me to address you at this time, as Christians around the World celebrate the birth of Christ, who we believe was born on 25th December thousands of years ago. The …

Prince Harry Departs Barbados

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His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Henry of Wales bade farewell to Barbados today, as his official three-day visit and the penultimate leg of his tour of the Caribbean came to an end. Prior to boarding a Trans Guyana Airways flight for Guyana at 11:25 a.m., he was greeted at the airport by Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave; Prime Minister Freundel …

Governor General Applauds Awardees

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Governor General Sir Elliot Belgrave today congratulated the 2016 top awardees in this year’s Caribbean Examinations Council’s (CXC) CSEC, CCSLC and CAPE examinations. The 17 students from across the region paid a courtesy call on Sir Elliott at Government House, accompanied by officials from the Education Ministry, CXC and Barbadians students, who acted as chaperones. Expressing pleasure at the achievements …

Trinidadian Is 2017 Rhodes Scholar

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Twenty-two-year-old Trinidad and Tobago citizen, Simone Delzin, is the 2017 recipient of the Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. She was one of the nine candidates interviewed yesterday at Government House by the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, chaired by Governor-General, Sir Elliott Belgrave. Ms. Delzin, who is currently completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Psychology at the University of …

Sir Elliott Belgrave On Leave From June 7- 25

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Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave. (FP) Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, will travel to London on official and vacation leave from June 7 to 25. His Excellency will be accompanied by Lady Belgrave and his Aide-de-Camp, Captain Carlos Lovell. Sir Elliott will attend a Business Meeting at Buckingham Palace for Governors-Generals on Thursday June 9, while their Excellencies will attend …