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1: Falklands: NEW SAR OPERATORS BID FOR MPA CONTRACT - Falklands (Business News) - 30.04.2014
One of five operators could be contracted to replace the UK Ministry of Defence’s provision of search and rescue and support helicopter services in the Falkland Islands.

2: St Helena ACTING GOVERNOR SWORN IN - St Helena (Business News) - 30.04.2014
Head of the Governor’s Office, Sean Burns, was this afternoon sworn in as Acting Governor,

3: NEW GOVERNOR BEGINS FALKLANDS’ POST - Falklands (Heritage) - 29.04.2014
His Excellency the Governor Mr Colin Roberts, CVO was sworn in as the 35th Governor of the Falkland Islands on Tuesday, 29 April 2014 in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall at 0900hrs.

4: St Helena ACTING CHIEF SECRETARY - St Helena (Business News) - 29.04.2014
Chief Secretary Owen O’Sullivan departs the Island tomorrow (Wednesday 30 April) on completion of his contract.

5: ST HELENA POLICE – PUBLIC SURVEY - St Helena (Business News) - 29.04.2014
The St Helena Police Service needs the trust and confidence of the local community in order to be properly effective.

6: St Helena SOCIAL BENEFITS FOR LONGWOOD RECIPIENTS - St Helena (Business News) - 29.04.2014
The Post & Customer Service Centre wish to advise Social Benefit recipients, who collect their benefits at Longwood,

7: St Helena GOVERNOR TO DEPART THIS WEEK - St Helena (Business News) - 28.04.2014
HE Governor and Mrs Capes will depart the Island on Wednesday 30 April 2014.

8: Falklands Executive Council 23 April 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Executive Council has a number of status reports that are reviewed on a regular basis and they include one addressing Legislative Priorities and Projects.

9: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 24 APRIL 2014 Paer 1 - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
A meeting of legislative Assembly took place in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall at 0900hrs on Thursday, 24 April 2014.

10: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 24 APRIL 2014 Part 2 - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
That this House believes the provision of suitable sporting and leisure facilities in the Islands should be incorporated into the Government’s Infrastructure Planning.

11: Legislative Assembly 24 April 2014 Reports and Portfolio Reports and Debates - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Report from the Public Accounts Committee on the Morrison (Falklands) Ltd Partnership Agreement and the following Motion to make the Report:

12: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Michael Poole, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members I would just like to begin by officially thanking the Acting Governor for his work in the recent weeks and we look forward to welcoming our new Governor at the beginning of next week.

13: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Ian Hansen, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I wasn’t here for the last Legislative Assembly. I was overseas. I would like to briefly touch upon the trip myself and Emily Hancox made to the Caribbean.

14: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Roger Edwards, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable Colleagues in rising to support the Motion for Adjournment I would first like to start by mentioning the School Careers Fair that took place in the Sports hall last week. I must say I was very impressed by both the turn-out

15: Motion for Adjournment Speech by Dr the Honourable Barry Elsby, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I would like to strongly support what my Honourable Colleague Roger Edwards has just said about how successful the Fair was at the Community School recently.

16: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mrs Phyl Rendell, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, In rising to support the Motion I am taking the same theme as my Honourable Michael Poole has done.

17: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Gavin Short, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I actually leap to my feet with joy in my heart today.

18: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mrs Jan Cheek, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 24.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I would like to reinforce what others have said about the difficult task we have in completing the budget.

19: QUEEN’S 88TH CELEBRATED IN THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Heritage) - 23.04.2014
A parade to celebrate the 88th birthday of her Majesty the Queen has been held at Victory Green in Stanley, Falkland Islands at 1015hrs on Monday, 21 April 2014.

20: AN UPDATE ON GERRY MURPHY’S MEMORIAL SERVICE - Falklands (Heritage) - 23.04.2014
memorial service for the late Reverend Canon John Gervase Maurice Walker (Gerry) Murphy LVO will be held at the Chapel Royal at St Peter Vincula on Friday, 30 May 2014 at 1400hrs.

21: Falklands: PUBLIC MEETING TUESDAY, 22 APRIL 2014 REPORT - Falklands (Business News) - 23.04.2014
A public meeting with a presentation about Consultation on tax relief to support rural development was held in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall at 1700hrs on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

22: Falklands Business Climate Survey Results Awaited - Falklands (Business News) - 21.04.2014
The FIDC Business Climate Survey 2014 was distributed to businesses electronically on Tuesday the 1st April 2014.

23: NEW FALKLANDS ATTORNEY GENERAL TAKES UP HIS POST - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
A new Attorney General, Mr Peter Judge QC, has taken over the post from Mr Mark Lewis, who has completed his contract and left the Falklands.

24: Consultation on Support Rural Tax Development Launched - Falklands (Business News) - 21.04.2014
The introduction of a number of tax reliefs designed to facilitate growth in the rural economy are being considered by the Falkland Islands Government.

25: MESSY CHURCH CELEBRATES TWO YEARS IN THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Heritage) - 21.04.2014
In April Messy Church is celebrating not only Easter, but two birthdays as well!

26: Miss Vivienne Perkins – 1934 to 2014 - Falklands (Heritage) - 21.04.2014
It is with profound sadness that FINN heard over FIRS that Miss Vivienne Perkins passed away at the King Edward memorial Hospital in Stanley on the morning of Monday, 14 April 2014.

27: Falklands Executive Council Report 9 April 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 21.04.2014
Executive Council this week consisted of 2 parts; the ordinary Executive Council and the Budget Executive Council where papers that need to go to the Budget Select Committee were reviewed and sent on for further discussion and public consultation where appropriate

28: St Helena: EXPERT ADVICE ON AUTISM - St Helena (Education) - 21.04.2014
Jude Ragan (OBE) arrives on Island on 7 April for a month to provide advice to the Education Directorate on Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

29: St Helena EXCO MEETING – Tuesday 1 April 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Open to the Public from 11.30am Executive Council will meet today Tuesday 1 April 2014 in the Council Chamber.

30: St Helena EXCO REPORT - TUESDAY 1 APRIL 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Executive Council met today Tuesday 1 April to consider six items on the Open Agenda.

31: St Helena: INCINERATION OF CONFISCATED GOODS - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 21.04.2014
On 13 March 2014 around 10kgs of honey in 23 containers and over 40kgs of assorted seeds, dried leaves, raw spices and untreated wooden artefacts were incinerated in Ruperts Valley.

32: NEW CROWN COUNSEL FOR ST HELENA - St Helena (Legal) - 21.04.2014
St Helena Island has a new Crown Counsel. Aina Hurley (photo attached) arrived to the Island on Monday 31 March 2014 and is here on a two year contract working in the Attorney General’s Chambers at the Castle.

33: NEW HEAD OF HM CUSTOMS & PORT CONTROL for St Helena - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 21.04.2014
Jonathan Holland recently arrived on St Helena to take on the post of Head of HM Customs and Port Control, on a 3 year contract, replacing his predecessor Peter Henderson.

34: St Helena POST AIRPORT SHIPPING UPDATE - St Helena (Business News) - 21.04.2014
Leaving on the RMS St Helena today after a week on-Island are Matt Young and Kedell Worboys MBE, two of the Directors of St Helena Line (SHL), which is responsible - on behalf of St Helena Government - for entering into and managing a contract for St Helena with a shipping management company, currently Andrew Weir Shipping.

35: St Helena WHARF IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT - St Helena (Business News) - 21.04.2014
Arriving on the RMS on 22 April 2014 will be Simon Quinn from Nicholas O’Dwyer Consulting Engineers and Mathieu Le Gourrierec from CAN France.

36: EXCO MEETING – Wednesday 16 April 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Executive Council will meet on Wednesday afternoon, 16 April 2014, in the Council Chamber.

37: St Helena: NEW ADVISER FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS - S.Atlantic (Education) - 21.04.2014
The St Helena Education Directorate is soon to welcome a new Adviser for Primary Education. Zoe Robinson (photo attached) will arrive on 22 April (succeeding Victoria Stapleton) and will play a leading role in helping the Education Directorate to respond to the many changes and challenges that Primary Education will experience over the next few years.

38: Two Warships of the French Navy to do Port Call in - St Helena (Business News) - 21.04.2014
Two warships of the French Navy, Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Mistral and Stealth Frigate (FLF) La Fayette will do a port call in St Helena and will be moored off the Island from early on Tuesday 15 April.

39: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY – THURSDAY, 27 MARCH 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place in the court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall at 0900hrs on Thursday, 27 March 2014.

40: Legislative Assembly 27 march 2014 Motions - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
That this House recommends the adoption of the Draft Islands’ Plan 2014 to 2018

41: Portfolio Report of the Hon Mrs Phyl Rendell, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker. I am going to speak today about Natural Resources.

42: Portfolio Report of the Hon Mr Roger Edwards, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable colleagues, firstly let me say a very big welcome to Peter Judge, our new Attorney General who is sitting here with us today and was sworn in earlier.

43: Portfolio Report of the Hon Mr Michael Poole, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members this is my second portfolio update and similar to my Honourable Colleagues I tend to focus in on three issues today that I didn’t cover in January.

44: Portfolio Report of the Hon Mr Gavin Short, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, as is normal I would like to start with a brief gallop around the Public Works Department keeping some headline issues that happened over the past few weeks before concentrating on one section.

45: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mrs Jan Cheek, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I would like to comment first of all on the fact that we’ve got the biggest audience I can recall for some years. And to welcome especially the students who are in that audience.

46: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mrs Phyl Rendell, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, in rising to support the Motion, I just wanted to say a few words about our visit to West Falkland and to Goose Green over the last weekend. I have spoken at length about my portfolio so you have heard enough of that.

47: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Mike Summers, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I just wanted to talk today about some overseas issues.

48: Motion for Adjournment Speech of the Honourable Mr Gavin Short, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, in rising to support and speak to the Motion for Adjournment I will probably get myself into all sorts of trouble here because I am going to doing things that you should not do like repeating subjects that have been covered.

49: Motion for Adjournment Speech of the Honourable Mr Roger Edwards, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will be very brief. I think the Honourable Phyllis Rendell stole my notes because my jottings were identical to what she was saying.

50: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Michael Poole, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, there are just two things from me.

51: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Dr Barry Elsby, MLA - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, yes, I too am pleased to see many students here today and Byron, as you know, has been working with members and with the staff at Gilbert House.

52: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands - Falklands (Legal) - 21.04.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I would like to thank the Honourable Roger Edwards for his comments regarding my visit to West Falkland last week.

53: St Helena MARINE AWARENESS WEEK 2014 - St Helena (Fisheries) - 01.04.2014
Marine Awareness Week is celebrated annually on St Helena to raise awareness of the importance of the Island’s marine environment, underwater habitats and species.

54: FRENCH NAVAL SHIPS TO CALL AT ST HELENA - St Helena (Business News) - 01.04.2014
On Tuesday 15 April 2014, St Helena will host a one-day call from two major French warships - the 21,300 tonne Force Projection & Command Ship ‘FS Mistral’ and the advanced Frigate ‘FS La Fayette’.

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