Hundreds turned out in St George’s to celebrate the official opening of the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme, which is anticipated to leave a lasting legacy. Gombey Dancers opened the day’s events with an impressive performance in King’s Square before part of the crowd made its way to the TS Admiral Somers Building — home to the St George’s unit of the Bermuda Sea Cadets Corps as well as the new official home of the America’s Cup Endeavour Community Sailing Programme.

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A frozen yoghurt store is to open a branch in St George’s — with its doors opening around the Cup Match weekend.

Yo Cherry owner Carlos Francis — who opened his first store in Hamilton in 2013 — said public demand had led to the move.

Mr Francis, a former building contractor who branched out after the recession hit, added: “The folks there have been asking us from day one to open up there as well.”


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