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1: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE OUT FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION - Falklands (Business News) - 29.08.2014
A public consultation regarding telecommunications services in the Falkland Islands will be carried out from Friday 29th August 2014 until Friday 26th September 2014.

2: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 28 AUGUST 2014 (PART 1) - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 28.08.2014
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place at 0900hrs on Thursday, 28 August 2014 at the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall.

3: PORTFOLIO REPORT AND DEBATE OF ME GAVIN SHORT MLA (28/08/14) - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 28.08.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, it has been quite a while since I have given a report on the Public Works Department and there has been a fair bit going on since I last reported to the House.

4: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 27 August 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 27.08.2014
The first paper of the day was the Financial Business Case for a New Port and the Director of Central Services (DCS) attended for this item.

5: YPF Discovers O&G In Patagonia - Good News for Argentina and helpful news for the Falklands’ Oil industry - Falklands (Mineral Resources) - 26.08.2014
Any good news about oil and gas discoveries in the Patagonian area of Argentina and Chile has potentially good results for the Falklands’ Oil industry in that reserves of hydrocarbons have no respect for political borders.

6: BAS Fur Seal Conclusions Challenged - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 25.08.2014
Claims by a BAS scientist that South Georgia’s Antarctic fur seals are suffering as a consequence of a decline in krill abundance associated with climate change has been challenged by the South Georgia Government and by DEFRAs Chief Scientist.

7: St Helena: OUTBREAK OF POULTRY DISEASE - UPDATE - St Helena (Health) - 22.08.2014
An outbreak of a serious and highly contagious bird disease has been identified in two specific chicken flocks in Half Tree Hollow and New Ground.

8: St Helena: CLOSURE OF LOWER WHARF THIS WEEKEND - UPDATE - St Helena (Business News) - 22.08.2014
As previously advised on 11 August, the Lower Wharf will be closed from 12.30pm tomorrow, Saturday 23 August 2014, until Monday morning 25 August (Bank Holiday Monday).

9: ST HELENA GCSE RESULTS 2014 - BEST EVER RECORDED! - St Helena (Education) - 22.08.2014
For young people and their parents, today represents the end of a period of waiting since exams took place a few months ago - today is the day that Prince Andrew School students receive their GCSE results - and they are the best ever recorded.

10: St Helena: FUEL LEAKAGE IN RUPERT’S - St Helena (Business News) - 21.08.2014
It was brought to the attention of SHG on Wednesday 20 August 2014 that a section of fuel line used for the movement of fuel from the tanker to the fuel tanks in Rupert’s - was damaged. The affected area is directly behind the beach area.

11: St Helena: OUTBREAK OF SERIOUS POULTRY DISEASE - St Helena (Agriculture) - 21.08.2014
An outbreak of a serious and highly contagious bird disease has been identified in two specific chicken flocks in Half Tree Hollow and New Ground. ANRD Veterinary Service is working with a major UK laboratory to diagnose the disease.

12: St Helena: LUCY FAITHFULL FOUNDATION REPORT - St Helena (Education) - 20.08.2014
Two representatives of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation (LFF) visited St Helena for two weeks in May 2013, primarily to review the way SHG handled child protection cases. Their visit was initiated, contracted and paid for by the UK Government.

13: RMS ST HELENA CREW ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR SOUTH ATLANTIC MEDAL - St Helena (Heritage) - 19.08.2014
St Helena Government is pleased to announce that the volunteer crew of the RMS St Helena who, along with HMS Ledbury and HMS Brecon, sailed to the Falkland Islands during the conflict in 1982, are able to apply to be the proud recipients of the South Atlantic Medal (without rosette).

14: West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford - Falklands (Education) - 19.08.2014
Clare Cockwell, a West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford later this year

15: St Helena: QUARTERLY STATISTICAL BULLETIN - St Helena (Business News) - 19.08.2014
The Quarterly Statistical News Bulletin, published in August 2014, covers the period April to June 2014 and contains updates for the annual rate of inflation of the Retail Price Index, Income and Imports, Estimated Population, Migration and Vehicles on St Helena.

16: PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 18 AUGUST 2014 Report Part 1 - Falklands (Business News) - 18.08.2014
A public meeting was held in the court and Assembly Chamber of the town hall at 1700hrs on Monday, 18 august 2014.

17: PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 18 AUGUST 2014 Report Part 2 - Falklands (Business News) - 18.08.2014
Why can't the taxes that are paid by the employer be a deductible expense for their own taxes (Corporate or private) in the same way as other employer related expenses, given that there is no benefit to the employer – l. E. if you employ people from overseas, paying MST does not entitle the employer to free access to all of the health care system, outside and sometimes costly medical insurance is still required?

18: PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 18 AUGUST 2014 Report Part 3 - Falklands (Business News) - 18.08.2014
Questions from the floor included one from Stella Prindle-Middleton who said she was confused about a letter in last week’s Penguin News by the Head of the Department of Human Resources.

19: PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 18 AUGUST 2014 Report Part 4 - Falklands (Business News) - 18.08.2014
Mike Summers didn’t think that would be right. It could be approached in two separate ways in that in terms of a privatisation – bearing in mind there is a poor sitting of law in this area in the Falklands – in the UK, for about four decades there have been ....

20: PUBLIC PROCESS FOR CRIMINAL PROCEDURE & EVIDENCE BILL AND THE CRIMES BILL - Falklands (Legal) - 15.08.2014
The next stage of development for the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Bill and the Crimes Bill began with the Bills being placed in the Gazette on the 15th August 2014.

21: St Helena: Annual Reading Awareness Day on Thursday 14 August 2014. - St Helena (Education) - 15.08.2014
The Public Library in Jamestown hosted its annual Reading Awareness Day on Thursday 14 August 2014.

22: St Helena: COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 13.08.2014
Councillor Leslie Baldwin’s full report on the 44th British Isles and Mediterranean Region annual conference hosted by the Wales Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, in Cardiff Bay, from 27-30 May 2014, is now available on the SHG website.

23: St Helena: ROAD MAINTENANCE - REMINDER - St Helena (Business News) - 13.08.2014
As part of the on-going road maintenance program, the Highways Authority has given approval for the road from New Bridge to The Briars junction to be closed for an initial period of 15 weeks, starting on Monday 18 August 2014.

24: St Helena: PRINCE ANDREW SCHOOL AWARDS CEREMONY - St Helena (Education) - 12.08.2014
Friday 8 August 2014 saw Prince Andrew School hold its end of year Achievement Awards Ceremony, accompanied by musical performances. Students, parents and invited guests gathered, including HE Governor Capes, Chief Secretary Roy Burke, Councillor Christine Scipio-O’Dean, Director of Education Colin Moore and Father Dale.

25: St Helena: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 12 AUGUST 2014 - St Helena (Education) - 12.08.2014
Executive Council met today, Tuesday 12 August 2014, to discuss two items on the Open Agenda.

26: ST HELENA’S FUTURE LEADERS URGED TO APPLY FOR UK’S PRESTIGIOUS CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP - St Helena (Education) - 12.08.2014
Talented professionals and public servants from St Helena are able to apply for a scholarship award under the UK’s flagship Chevening programme funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

27: St Helena: LAURA GRADUATES IN UK - St Helena (Education) - 11.08.2014
Laura Lawrence of Half Tree Hollow, has graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with an Upper Second Class Degree (Honours) in English Language and Communication with English Language Teaching.

28: St Helena: CLOSURE OF LOWER WHARF - S.Atlantic (Business News) - 11.08.2014
The Lower Wharf will be closed from 12:30pm on Saturday 23 August 2014 until the same time on Monday 25 August.

29: St Helena: COUNCILLORS CONSTITUENCY SURGERIES 16 AUGUST - 6 SEPTEMBER 2014 - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 11.08.2014
For their second round of meetings with constituents Councillors will be taking a more personal approach by holding constituency surgeries instead of the normal constituency meetings.

30: St Helena: ROAD MAINTENANCE - St Helena (Business News) - 08.08.2014
As part of the on-going road maintenance program, the Highways Authority has given approval for the road from New Bridge to The Briars junction to be closed for an initial period of 15 weeks, starting on Monday 18 August 2014. The closure will be for 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, weather permitting.

31: St Helena: FORMAL LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL – MONDAY 11 August 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 07.08.2014
Formal Legislative Council will sit on Monday 11 August at 10am in the Court House, Jamestown. This session is expected to last a day and will be broadcast live via SAMS Radio 1.

32: St Helena: INFORMATION PAPER - EBOLA VIRUS IN WEST AFRICA - St Helena (Health) - 05.08.2014
The risk of any case of Ebola virus in St Helena is extremely remote. This paper is for information only.

33: St Helena: Photography Competition/World Tourism Day - St Helena (Heritage) - 05.08.2014
The St Helena Arts & Crafts Association in collaboration with St Helena Tourism invites you to enter “SAINTS AT WORK AND PLAY” A PHOTO COMPETION FOR ALL AGES

34: St Helena:COUNCILLORS CONSTITUENCY SURGERIES - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 04.08.2014
For their second round of meetings with constituents Councillors will be taking a more personal approach by holding constituency surgeries instead of the normal constituency meetings.

35: St Helena: UNIDENTIFIED ANIMAL SIGHTINGS - UPDATE - St Helena (Environment) - 04.08.2014
Further to the press release issued on 14 July 2014 this is an update on strange animal sightings (first seen in Rupert’s Valley) on St Helena.

36: St Helena: FIRST CLASS HONOURS FOR STACEY - St Helena (Education) - 04.08.2014
Stacey Thomas from Longwood has been awarded a First Class Honours Degree at the University of Hertfordshire, studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.

37: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 30th July 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 30.07.2014
During matters arising we reviewed the progress made in securing additional classrooms for the IJS.

38: Falklands: NEW DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL SERVICES APPOINTED - Falklands (Business News) - 30.07.2014
The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Bassford as the new Director of Central Services, succeeding Simon Fletcher who leaves the Islands this August.

39: St Helena: ‘ANNE’ SUITE OPENS - St Helena (Health) - 30.07.2014
A major step forward in safeguarding procedures on St Helena was taken on Tuesday 29 July 2014 with the opening of the Victim Interviewing Suite in Longwood.

40: NEW ROADS MANAGER FOR ST HELENA - St Helena (Business News) - 29.07.2014
St Helena Government’s new Roads Manager, Benjamin (Ben) Hathway (photo attached) arrived on Island on Wednesday 23 July 2014 on a three year contract.

41: POULTRY BREEDING MOVES TO RODDY’S CHICKEN FARM UNDER PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP - St Helena (Business News) - 29.07.2014
Poultry breeding on St Helena involves activities such as the importation of chicken parent stock and the production, brooding and sale of 3-week old chicks.

42: Fishing Vessel “Venturer” – Crewman Lost Overboard - Falklands (Fisheries) - 28.07.2014
On 28 July 2014, at 18:24 hrs. FV Venturer reported that a crewman had fallen overboard.

43: KEEN RUNNER TAKES OVER STANDARD CHARTERED BANK IN THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Business News) - 28.07.2014
A new chief Executive Officer for Standard Chartered Bank has arrived in the Falklands to take over from Binoy Karia

44: EMERGENCY PLANNING ON ST HELENA AND MAJOR INCIDENT PLAN - St Helena (Business News) - 28.07.2014
An Island Major Incident Plan is currently being finalised, centred on emergency planning arrangements that need to be in place should a major incident occur on St Helena.

45: ST HELENA AIRPORT RUNWAY - INVERTEBRATE, PLANT AND ENDEMIC LICHEN SURVEY - St Helena (Business News) - 28.07.2014
A large area of natural land surface at the Airport site (Prosperous Bay Plain) will of course be lost to construction and associated project works for St Helena’s Airport.

46: NEW ST HELENA PORT AUTHORITY - St Helena (Business News) - 28.07.2014
A new St Helena Port Authority has now been established, to replace the former Harbour Board, taking over its functions and responsibilities.

47: Falklands: Change of name for Chamber Board - Falklands (Business News) - 25.07.2014
The Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce (FICOC) held its Annual General Meeting on Friday evening (25th July) where it was agreed that the FICOC Council will now be called the FICOC Board of Directors.

48: St Helena: GOVERNOR WELCOMES NEW SENIOR COLLEAGUES - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 23.06.2014
HE Governor Capes formally welcomed the new Chief Secretary, Roy Burke and his wife Jill, and the new DfID resident Representative Morgan Riley - at a reception at Plantation House on Friday 20 June 2014

49: PINK RUNS OVERTAKE THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Health) - 21.05.2014
Stanley saw PINK on Sunday when 171 members of the public wore all shades of the colour and ran in support of breast cancer awareness.

50: INTRODUCTION TO THE RT HON KENNETH CLARKE’S KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY LORD BLACK OF BRENTWOOD - Falklands (Business News) - 16.11.2011
Before introducing our keynote speaker I am very grateful for the opportunity that Robin (Esser) has given me to just very briefly to draw your attention to an important report that has just been published today which focuses on press freedom issues on shores of countries where challenges to press freedom are even more intense and often literally a matter of life and death.

51: The Directors – Part VI Carol George, Director of Health and Social Welfare - St Helena (Business News) - 02.06.2011
St Helena Government has introduced a new directorate structure which came into effect on 1st April. Because of this, instead of Departments SHG now has ten Directorates.

52: MPC THRIFT SHOP PRESENTS CHEQUE TO TS ENDURANCE - Falklands (Heritage) - 28.05.2011
On Saturday the 28th May the MPC Thrift Shop presented a cheque for £1,750 to the cadets and CO of TS Endurance (Sea Cadets) based in Stanley.

53: FORTUNA SEAFOODS Invests for the Future - S.Atlantic (Fisheries) - 22.03.2011
As part of an ongoing programme of market development Fortuna Seafoods have recently been investing in promoting Falkland seafood products in the countries of central and eastern Europe.

54: Manuel Mendez Wins Stanley marathon 2011 - S.Atlantic (Heritage) - 20.03.2011
The 7th annual Standard Chartered Bank Stanley marathon was greeted by bright sunshine and light winds on Sunday, 20 March 2011.

55: New Head Teacher for Prince Andrew School - St Helena (Education) - 13.01.2011
The new Head Teacher of Prince Andrew School, Abraham Swart accompanied by his wife arrived on island on Tuesday, 11th January 2011.

56: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mr Gavin Short - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2010
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, in rising to support the motion for Adjournment I would just like to start off by joining other Members in welcoming the new Governor Mr Haywood and his wife to our Islands.

57: SHOULD CHRISTIAN VALUES BE CHOPPED FROM ST HELENA’S CONSTITUTION? - Tristan (Legal) - 21.10.2009
A recent debate in the Foreign Affairs Committee about the Constitutions of British Overseas Territories has sparked interest in territories in the South Atlantic.

58: Jobless and Poverty Rates are key to Economic Recovery - All (Business News) - 12.08.2009
Policy makers in the US Federal Reserve Bank are sitting down to discuss – amongst other things – interest rates, which are expected to remain the same at near zero percent. Also on the agenda, couched in eco-speak, is a concluding summary on the state of economy. SARTMA wonders – whose economy – theirs or ours.

59: ARGENTINE CLAIMS TO FALKLANDS SEABED CONTAINS NOTHING NEW - Falklands (Business News) - 25.04.2009
Both Argentina and the United Kingdom are claiming a vast area of seabed from South America to the Antarctic in their latest bids for control of the South Atlantic.

60: DIRECTOR OF MINERALS AND AGRICULTURE REPORT FOR MARCH/APRIL - S.Atlantic (Mineral Resources) - 20.04.2009
Borders & Southern Petroleum Limited (BSP), who successfully completed environmental surveys in their licensed area by contracting Benthic Solutions Limited to gather seabed samples in late 2008, are now analysing the data for inclusion in an Environmental Impact Assessment.

61: A Falklands Poem - Falklands (Heritage) - 13.11.2007
Gus Hales tells it like it is in a moving poem recited at the Cathedral in Stanley on Remembrance Sunday. Photo (c) J. Brock (FINN) The Sama'82 Standard

62: HYDROCARBONS WEEKEND RECORD: 11 AND 12 NOVEMBER 2006 - S.Atlantic (Mineral Resources) - 12.11.2006
Several of Bolivia’s companies and agencies that have benefited from the May 1st nationalisation of hydrocarbons are about to give a school bonus to approximately 1,200,000 children. The $25.00 (200 Bolivianos) is earmarked for helping families with food and school expenditures. The South American press indicated the sum will be given to the children on an annual basis. Payments began at 300 schools on Sunday, 12 November 2006.

63: Falklands Threatened with the Torah - Falklands (Heritage) - 12.08.2006
I'm positive that the first five books of the Word of God were originally written for the Hebrew Nation - Israel - so why does Deuteronomy 28: 52 apply to the Falklands?

64: Sartma Daily (30/08/05) - S.Atlantic (Business News) - 30.08.2005
A quick overview of South Atlantic News

65: Postcode Not So New For Tristan - Tristan (Business News) - 10.08.2005
One of the nice things about having a Tristanian working for SARTMA is that the record can be set straight about various things, including the Island’s postcode. TDCU 1ZZ has been available for at least 18 months. Photo (c) James Glass Tristan Times - the building that houses the Tristan Post Office

66: Poaching Threatens Tristan da Cunha's Hurricane Recovery - Tristan (Fisheries) - 12.06.2005
Any way you look at it, poachers who steal Tristan da Cunha's lobster as well as other maritime resources and offload them in Cape Town have cost the people hundreds of thousands of pounds a year in lost revenue. Photos (C) James Glass (Tristan Times) - Calshot Hatbour as it looks today.

67: GRYTVIKEN WASTE REMOVAL: AN EXERCISE IN HISTORICAL PRESERVATION - S.Georgia (Health) - 30.04.2004
You might think that removing the dangerous bits of Grytviken’s whaling station would mean the total clearance of all that was brought to the site in the early part of the last century but you would be wrong. Photos (C) J. Brock (SARTMA - SG) and Vladimir Seliverstov - The Albatrosss and Dias before and after.

68: South Georgia Fishery: Success and Tragedy - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 28.04.2004
In this second extensive interview with Patrick Lurcock, the Marine Officer for the 200-Mile South Georgia Fishery Zone, SARTMA has been able to update readers on the progress that the South Georgia fishery has made. Photo (c) J. Brock (SARTMA - SG)

69: Tristan da Cunha: The Way Tristanians Tell It - Tristan (Agriculture) - 07.01.2004
Daniel Schreier and Karen Lavarello-Schreier have written an informative book about Tristan da Cunha, its people, way of life and language.

70: The Unseen Consequence of Longline Poaching - Tristan (Fisheries) - 15.08.2003
People, as they should be, are angry about poaching but what of the sad spin-off? Photo (c) COLTO An Illegal Toothfish Longliner poaching in the Southern Ocean.

71: A Zodiac Tour of Boatswainbird Island - Ascension (Tourism/Travel) - 10.08.2003
The little islet off the coast of Ascension Island is called Boatswainbird Island. M/S ENDEAVOUR organised a zodiac tour of the islet. Photo (C) J. Brock (SARTMA) Yet another lava bridge and a great photo op.

72: A Zodiac Tour Of Gough Island - Tristan (Tourism/Travel) - 07.07.2003
Though no landings were permitted on Gough Island, the crew and passengers of M/S ENDEAVOUR were able to do a zodiac tour with some spectacular results. Photos (c) J. Brock (SARTMA)

73: South Georgia Residents Rescue Stranded Fishermen - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 23.05.2003This article has photographs
The residents of South Georgia had their hands full earlier this month when three ships ran aground in bad weather. Two are still there. Photo (c) Dr. Sue Dowling - The cast of characters who winter over in South Georgia in 2003: Back (L-R)Tim Carr, Pauline Car, Suzi Hawkins, Rich Mitchell Middle (L-R) Howie Owen, John Clemens,Frin Ross, Sarah Lurcock, Ian Parsons Front (L-R)Sue Dowling, Andy Godsell, Rob Gater, Pat Lurcock

74: South Georgia Maritime Zone: A Successful Partnership - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 07.04.2003This article has photographs
The second half of the South Georgia Maritime Zone's marriage of management and science is carried out in a lab and on fishing boats.

75: South Georgia Management Zone: - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 02.04.2003This article has photographs
A Successful Marriage of Management and Science! Find out why management and science are needed for a top - class fishery.

76: St. Helena: A Fishery on the Way Up! - St Helena (Fisheries) - 02.04.2003
St. Helena's fishery is quite different than that of South Georgia. The style and approach of stock assessmant and management reflect the uniqueness of the fishery.

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