Channel 8 News Summary

The Rotary Club of New Amsterdam held its 29th Installation of Officers Ceremony, last Saturday, where it was revealed that $800,000 was raised for Water Purification Projects in various schools.

The New Amsterdam Chapter of Church Women United celebrated 2016 Friendship Day, yesterday, under the theme “Finding Grace at the Table”.

The Lions Club of New Amsterdam held its 55th Installation and Handing Over Ceremony last Saturday.

Persons continue to drop garbage indiscriminately on the road shoulders in East Canje thus affecting residents of Gangaram.

The Jehovah’s Witnesses in Guyana will be holding its Regional Convention at the Albion Sports Complex from July 1-3.

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The New Amsterdam Mayor and Town Council is continuing its massive cleaning and clearing of major canals in the town.

Minister of the State, Mr.Joseph Harmon made a donation to the Canje Secondary School earlier today.

Motorists and other road users are expressing concerns about the current state of the Canje River Bridge.

According to the Ministry of Education, the distribution of uniform vouchers has begun at schools.

Food For The Poor made donations to various organizations across Region 6 earlier today.

The General manager of the MMA explains the role of the entity.

IN SPORTS

CRICKET

Female cricketers of the RHTY & SC are training hard to make the Guyana National Female Team

FOOTBALL

Corriverton Link defeated Lichfield Nuggets in a match played last Saturday

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Yesterday, the Mayor of New Amsterdam held a press conference to address the flooding situation in Pitt Street and other issues affecting the township.

Last Saturday, the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the New Amsterdam Hospital held a Mini Health Fair to conclude Men’s Health Week 2016.

West Coast Berbice residents especially those between No.28 and No.30 Villages blocked the major road to protest about the flood situation in the villages.

The New Amsterdam Mayor and Town Council recently acquired a tractor and trailer to assist in solid waste disposal in the town.

The Bush Lot Youth Group of West Coast Berbice will be partnering with the “B” Division Police to assist youths in the area to acquire life skills.

A Japanese pedal cyclist who is touring the world on his cycle, made a stop in New Amsterdam last Sunday.

The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club is soliciting nominations from the public for its Annual Ansa McAl and Gregory Gaskin Memorial Awards.

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Last Friday, the Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce held a ceremony to launch the 12th Annual Berbice Exposition and Trade Fair which will be held from August 19-22, 2016.

The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club, M.S. in collaboration with the Police Force “B” Division honoured 50  Fathers last Saturday.

A Father’s Day Walk and Rally organised by the New Jersey Arya Samaj Hindu Mission was held last Friday on the Corentyne.

The Bush Lot Youth Group of West Coast Berbice will be partnering with the “B” Division Police to assist youths in the area to acquire life skills.

The Berbice Bridge Company Inc. held a Father’s Day Programme last Friday.

The New Amsterdam Multilateral School held a Valedictory Function for Mr.Leon Thomas last Friday.

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Yesterday,to mark World Blood Donor Day 2016 the New Amsterdam Blood Bank held a blood drive at the N/A Hospital which netted 40 units of Blood.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is being observed today by U.N.Member Countries.

Residents from Tempe to Bush Lot on the West Coast of Berbice are complaining about the damage suffered due to flooding in their communities.

The Pitt Street area in New Amsterdam is prone to flooding whenever it rains, t rained earlier today and business people that operate in the are complained.

IN SPORTS

The Namilco Thunderbolt Flour Power U-17 Football League Tournament is underway.

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