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1: St Helena: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 20 MAY 2014 - St Helena (Business News) - 31.05.2014
Executive Council met on, Tuesday 20 May 2014, to discuss two items on the agenda.

2: Pinsent Masons supports Challenge Day initiative - Falklands (Health) - 31.05.2014
Pinsent Masons staff, Alison Barton, Alison Inglis and Chris Armstrong supported Challenge Day 2014 by walking to Hookers Point after walking the length of Surf Bay and back.

3: Falklands: PUBLIC MEETING REPORT MONDAY, 26 MAY 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 31.05.2014
A public meeting to discuss the Children’s Bill 2014 was held at 1700hrs in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall on Monday, 26 May 2014.

4: LEN MCGILL TO TAKE UP CHIEF POLICE OFFICER POST - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 31.05.2014
Falkland Islander, Len McGill has been promoted to Superintendent of the Royal Falkland Islands Police.

5: QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATES PRESENTED AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE - Falklands (Education) - 31.05.2014
A presentation of certificates from the Training Centre took place at Government House on Monday night.

6: ST HELENA’S DAY FILM - St Helena (Business News) - 31.05.2014
A short film of the celebrations held on St Helena’s Day (21 May 2014) in Jamestown will be shown on local TV Channel

7: St Helena: SPORTS & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CHAMPION - St Helena (Health) - 31.05.2014
The Elected Members of the St Helena Legislative Council are pleased to announce that the Honourable Gavin Ellick has been appointed as their Sports and Physical Activity Champion.

8: ST HELENA POLICE PUBLIC SURVEY – REMINDER - St Helena (Business News) - 31.05.2014
The St Helena Police Service has put forward measures to ensure that the Police are community and victim focused and that local links across the Island are strengthened.

9: St Helena: QUARTERLY STATISTICAL NEWS BULLETIN - St Helena (Business News) - 31.05.2014
The Quarterly Statistical News Bulletin, published today (27 May 2014) covers the period January- March 2014 and contains updates for the annual rate of inflation of the St Helena Retail Price Index (RPI), Income and Imports figures, Estimated Population and Visitor arrivals.

10: St Helena: REMINDER - USE OF THE WHARF - St Helena (Business News) - 31.05.2014
The public is reminded that while construction works continue at the Wharf, the area will be open to pedestrians only between the hours of 16.00 & 08.30 Monday to Friday and from 16.00 Friday to 08.30 Monday.

11: NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT APPOINTED - St Helena (Business News) - 31.05.2014
A new Chief Executive for Economic Development (CEED) has today been appointed.

12: Sustainable Fisheries Methods bring Record Falklands Illex Catch - Falklands (Fisheries) - 31.05.2014
Catches of Illex, from Falklands waters hit record levels this year, catching a total of 268,223 metric tons, exceeding the 1999 record of 266,201 metric tons.

13: LOCAL WOMAN MAKES GOOD AS NEW CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER - Falklands (Health) - 23.05.2014
Falkland Islander Dr. Beccy Edwards has been appointed Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Falkland Islands Government. Dr Edwards will take up her post on May 1st 2014. She succeeds Dr. Angela Rowlands.

14: Mediterranean Oil & Gas Plc Agrees to Rockhopper Exploration Acquisition - Falklands (Mineral Resources) - 23.05.2014
The boards of Rockhopper Exploration plc and of Mediterranean Oil & Gas plc (MOG) are have announced that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended acquisition under which Rockhopper will acquire the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Mediterranean Oil & Gas plc.

15: ST HELENA’S DAY CELEBRATIONS - St Helena (Heritage) - 22.05.2014
May’s traditional St Helena’s Day celebrations (21 May 2014) were once again organised by New Horizons and held in lower Jamestown. Activities and stalls were laid out in the Mule Yard and along the Wharf, with busy crowds enjoying the sunshine.

16: The Hon. Roger Edwards MLA Intervention Speech to Pre-C24 - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 22.05.2014
The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation (or C24) meets annually at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan. The below speech was delivered by The Hon. Roger Edwards MLA during the Pre-C24 Summit in Fiji. The speech was delivered on the morning of Thursday 22nd May 2014, Falkland Islands time.

17: Could Pescanova be asked to divest Falkland Islands subsidiary? - Falklands (Fisheries) - 21.05.2014
UNDERCURRENT News, a London based online seafood magazine, reports that Argentina’s government could at any stage now force Spanish seafood group Pescanova to divest its giant squid fishing operation based in the Falkland Islands

18: WE GOT YOUR NUMBER ALICIA - Falklands (Education) - 21.05.2014
Alicia Castro’s remarks to the Latin American and UK media about how much better we would be under Argentine sovereignty could come straight from another planet but are engineered to get the less astute amongst us to believe her.

19: 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.

20: St Helena QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE PROGRAMME – IMMIGRATION - St Helena (Legal) - 21.05.2014
Recently returning to St Helena was Senior Immigration Officer Emerald Newman (photo attached) following a training and front line exposure visit to UK Border Force, funded through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Programme.

21: FIVE-MAN DELEGATION FROM PUNTA ARENAS VISIT THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Business News) - 17.05.2014
A five-man delegation from the Punta Arenas Chamber of Commerce is visiting the Falklands this week.

22: Falklands Executive council Meeting Report (14/5/14) - Falklands (Legal) - 17.05.2014
Members reviewed the policy and legislative task status reports which are presented quarterly, and noted progress. There were no matters causing major concern.

23: FALKLANDS SQUAD FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES ANNOUNCED - S.Atlantic (Heritage) - 17.05.2014
The squad that will represent the Falkland Islands at the upcoming Commonwealth Games has been announced.

24: Black Widow: Dangerous Spider or Lady who had lost her husband? - Falklands (Heritage) - 17.05.2014
Set in a country house in 1923, where oil tycoon John Johnson is found with a huge sword in his back....

25: Information Technology Trophy Presented to Infant/Junior School and Camp Education - Falklands (Education) - 17.05.2014
Pinsent Masons, a local law firm, has presented a new school prize for 'Attainment in IT' to the Infant & Junior School and Camp Education.

26: Nominations are requested for the 2014 Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honour - Falklands (Heritage) - 17.05.2014
Allowing the Falkland Islands Government to recognise persons having connections with the Falkland Islands, the purpose of the award is to recognise people for their loyalty and meritorious conduct, provided services of exceptional benefit to the people of the Falkland Islands.

27: Falklands Clickers Head-to-Head - Falklands (Education) - 17.05.2014
By Mike McLeod: For only the second time the Falkland Island Archery Association held an indoor head-to-head competition generously sponsored by Clickers Archery of Norwich from the UK, a leading supplier of “all things” archery related.

28: COUNCILLOR BALDWIN TO REPRESENT ST HELENA IN UK - St Helena (Business News) - 17.05.2014
Councillor Leslie Baldwin will depart the Island on Friday 16 May 2014 to represent St Helena at the 44th British Isles and Mediterranean Region Annual Conference (BIMR Conference) - hosted by the Wales Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, in Cardiff Bay from 27-30 May 2014.

29: ST HELENA MARITIME REVIEW - St Helena (Fisheries) - 17.05.2014
On 16 April 2014 Executive Council considered the St Helena Maritime Sector Review report produced by Marine Maven (T&T) Ltd, commissioned by St Helena Government.

30: AIRPORT COMPETITION LAUNCHED IN ST HELENA SCHOOLS - St Helena (Business News) - 17.05.2014
To mark the construction of the Terminal Building at the Airport the Laying of a Commemorative Stone and Burial of a Time Capsule will take place at the Airport site on Saturday 28 June 2014.

31: St Helena: LEMP KICK STARTS COMPOST PRODUCTION - St Helena (Business News) - 17.05.2014
The St Helena Government’s Landscape and Ecology Mitigation Programme (LEMP) - carrying out environmental mitigation works as part of the Airport Project - has recently imported ten local community compost units from South Africa.

32: St Helena: ROAD WORKS – HUTTS GATE TO LONGWOOD GATE - St Helena (Business News) - 17.05.2014
Repair work on the road from Hutts Gate to Longwood Gate, which began on Monday 28 April 2014, is progressing well.

33: St Helena: POST & CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE HOURS - St Helena (Business News) - 17.05.2014
One Tuesday 13 May 2014, the Post & Customer Service Centre will close for business at 3pm, one hour earlier than usual - to allow staff to carry out monthly checks.

34: St Helena: PORT MANAGEMENT - USE OF THE WHARF - St Helena (Business News) - 17.05.2014
Due to works currently being carried out, the Wharf will be open to pedestrians only between the hours of 16.00 & 8.30 hrs Monday to Friday and from 16.00 hrs Friday until 08.30 hrs Monday morning (ie, open to pedestrians only, and authorised vehicles only, over the weekend).

35: St Helena: PROVISIONAL REGISTER OF ELECTORS TO PUBLISH - St Helena (Legal) - 17.05.2014
Preparation for updating the Register of Electors for St Helena has now begun. Members of the public are encouraged to come forward if they would like to add their names or amend any details to the current Register, dated 7 February 2014.

36: St Helena: DIRECTORS’ TRAINING PRAISED - St Helena (Education) - 17.05.2014
St Helena Government, working with the UK Institute of Directors (IoD), recently hosted an intensive six day programme (23-29 April 2014) to provide a development opportunity for existing and aspiring Directors of companies, NGOs and charities on St Helena.

37: Falklands REPORT ON THE PUBLIC MEETING 01 MAY 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 11.05.2014
A public meeting was held in the function room of the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce at 1700hrs on Thursday, 01 May 2014.

38: St Helena: DIRECTORS’ TRAINING PRAISED - St Helena (Business News) - 11.05.2014
St Helena Government, working with the UK Institute of Directors (IoD), recently hosted an intensive six day programme (23-29 April 2014) to provide a development opportunity for existing and aspiring Directors of companies, NGOs and charities on St Helena.

39: St Helena COMMEMORATION OF NAPOLEON’S DEATH - St Helena (Heritage) - 11.05.2014
The Commemoration of Napoleon’s Death took place at the Tomb, Longwood, at 11am on Monday 5 May.

40: St Helena: PORT MANAGEMENT - USE OF THE WHARF - St Helena (Business News) - 11.05.2014
Due to works currently being carried out, the Wharf will be open to pedestrians only between the hours of 16.00 & 8.30 hrs Monday to Friday and from 16.00 hrs Friday until 08.30 hrs Monday morning (ie, open to pedestrians only, and authorised vehicles only, over the weekend).

41: St helena: PROVISIONAL REGISTER OF ELECTORS TO PUBLISH - St Helena (Business News) - 11.05.2014
Preparation for updating the Register of Electors for St Helena has now begun. Members of the public are encouraged to come forward if they would like to add their names or amend any details to the current Register, dated 7 February 2014.

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