|The Ascension Island Newspaper
| Issue No. 2164
||Tuesday 18 June 2013
|Home | April 2008|
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- 1: A MODERNISED CONSTITUTION FOR ST HELENA, ASCENSION AND TRISTAN DA CUNHA - Tristan (Government) - 28.04.2008
- In 2005 a draft new Constitution of St Helena was prepared. It would have introduced a system of ministerial government. But the people of St Helena rejected that proposed change in a consultative poll. In doing so they also rejected a great deal of potential improvement that had nothing to do with ministerial government.
- 2: News from St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 24.04.2008
- Mervyn Isaac and Clarence Roberts were given their Lay Minister’s licence when Bishop John visited Ascension Island last year.
- 3: From The Editors - Ascension (Letters) - 24.04.2008
- Dear Readers, What with the rain and slightly cooler weather (?) hope you are all busy working towards a hugely successful Ascension Day Fair. More information next week. Very best regards, Catherine and Sharon
- 4: ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS COURSE - Ascension (People) - 24.04.2008
- Congratulations to the below people on Ascension Island who have all successfully completed the City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 Electrical Installations Course
- 5: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 24.04.2008
- In the last week, I have spent many hours tramping around the areas where the US Military had their encampments during World War II. The more I uncover about the time that the Americans spent here during those years, the more fascinating the story becomes. And the more I find or figure out, the more I want to know.
- 6: Hash No: 1205 - Ascension (Sport) - 24.04.2008
- First of all, we’d like to say welcome back to Goat who was just passing through. It was nice to catch up and hear stories of Oh That Woman & Frogmella.
- 7: The Dewpond - Ascension (Conservation) - 24.04.2008
- The Dewpond was constructed on the summit of Green Mountain in 1875, before the bamboos were planted which was nearing the end of the 19th century.
- 8: 9-A SIDE Football, sponsored by “The Saints Club” - Ascension (Sport) - 24.04.2008
- VC1 v Saints Club - Most of the first half saw both teams battling it out in the middle of the pitch. Both teams played some great approach play but failed to create any significant chances.
- 9: Press Release - St Helena - Ascension (Government) - 24.04.2008
- Governor Gurr makes Presentations on behalf of the Falkland Islands Government
- 10: TWO BOATS CLUB ROCKING FISHING COMPETITION - Ascension (Sport) - 17.04.2008
- Despite the unfavourable sea conditions, 11 teams took part in the Two Boats Club Rock Fishing Competition
- 11: Conservation Weekly - Respect for our wildlife… - Ascension (Conservation) - 17.04.2008
- Last week, the Conservation Dept. received a rather disturbing report of misconduct on Long Beach.
- 12: Huge Thank You - Ascension (Internet News) - 17.04.2008
- A huge thank you to all who assisted and contributed to the Tropical Nite at the Klinka Klub on 29th March 2008.
- 13: Two Boats Clinic Closed - Ascension (Government) - 17.04.2008
- Please note Two Boats Clinic is closed with immediate effect and will re-open on 1st May.
- 14: Ascension Day Fair Crafts Show - Ascension (Internet News) - 17.04.2008
- I’m Bored! – heard that too many times lately? Well now there is no need to hear it anymore – not until after Ascension Day Fair anyway
- 15: Ascension Day Fair Auction - Ascension (Internet News) - 17.04.2008
- If anyone else has anything to add into the grand auction please let us know as soon as possible.
- 16: Brownies Lend A Hand - Ascension (Internet News) - 17.04.2008
- Recently, the 1st Ascension Brownie Pack lived up to their motto of Lend a Hand
- 17: Carpenter Vacancy - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 17.04.2008
- The Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the position of Carpenter.
- 18: News From St.Marys - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 17.04.2008
- Sometime ago we had a young ram running around in Georgetown.
- 19: From The Editors - Ascension (Letters) - 17.04.2008
- Dear Readers Trust that you will enjoy reading this weeks edition, quite a big one!
- 20: NEW JUSTICE OF THE PEACE APPOINTED - Ascension (Law and Order) - 17.04.2008
- On Thursday 10 April 2008 at the Ascension Magistrates’ Courthouse in Georgetown, three new Justices of the Peace were sworn in.
- 21: MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR ON THE SUSPENSION OF THE ISLAND COUNCIL ORDINANCE - Ascension (Government) - 17.04.2008
- During my last visit to the island it became clear that the period of consultation on the future governance of Ascension Island and the election of a new Island Council could not be rushed.
- 22: Press Release - Garth Armstrong Carries out Government Economist Work - Ascension (Government) - 17.04.2008
- The St Helena Government is in the process of recruiting a full-time Government Economist.
- 23: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1204 - Ascension (Sport) - 17.04.2008
- Well, where to start? A hardy crowd collected at Garden Cottage, despite the rain that had chucked down several times during the day, promising a slippery, muddy hash.
- 24: Whats Going On At Two Boats Club - Ascension (Internet News) - 17.04.2008
- LUNCHES WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS BURGERS & HOTDOGS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE BAR ON SATURDAYS
- 25: THE HARBOURS ORDINANCE, Cap A17 THE HARBOUR DECLARATION (ASCENSION) ORDER 2008 - Ascension (Government) - 17.04.2008
- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 22 of the Harbours Ordinance, Cap A17, the Governor makes the following order:
- 26: Saints Club Infortainment - Ascension (Internet News) - 17.04.2008
- RESULTS OF EUCHRE DRIVE HELD SATURDAY 12TH APRIL:-
- 27: VACANCY – STORES SUPERVISOR - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 17.04.2008
- Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit a Stores Supervisor to work within the Central Stores.
- 28: 9-A SIDE Football, sponsored by - Ascension (Sport) - 17.04.2008
- The game began brightly with a well worked NAAFI attack. In the Absence of Capitan Steve Muggridge, Adam Robinson moved from Centre Half to partner Troy Bennett at centre midfield.
- 29: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 10.04.2008
- CAT REGISTRATION UPDATE - Has your cat been registered?
- 30: Job Vacancy - Teaching - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 10.04.2008
- Two Boats School - Ascension Island Government
- 31: JOB VACANCY – GENERAL WORKER - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 10.04.2008
- ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - The Ascension Island Government (AIG) has two vacancies for General Workers.
- 32: Ascension Day Fair - Ascension (People) - 10.04.2008
- Donate a cake for the ADF - 03 May 2008
- 33: Ascension Day Fair - Craft Show - Ascension (People) - 10.04.2008
- SO you have your seeds planted and are nurturing those tomatoes… the sun and rain are working wonders…
- 34: From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 10.04.2008
- This is one occasion I shall remember for some time to come. It happened back on St. Helena when I was walking down Main Street in Jamestown when a young lady came up to me and without introducing herself started asking questions about my family.
- 35: Day of Remembrance - Ascension (Letters) - 10.04.2008
- On the 30th of March 2008, the Ascension Island Heritage Society held a Day of Remembrance to commemorate the contribution of Americans to the history of Ascension.
- 36: From The Editors Page - Ascension (Letters) - 10.04.2008
- Hello Readers, Lots for you to read this week.
- 37: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 10.04.2008
- Homily- 06 April 2008 - I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their wonderful help and support in making the Day of Remembrance last Sunday a wonderful success. So many people helped in so many ways; it certainly was not my project alone!
- 38: Hash No: ?? (Still waiting…..) - Ascension (Sport) - 10.04.2008
- After a few wrong turns, most of the hashers managed to find their way to the bomb dump, thanks to Mal waiting at the side of the road directing us in!!
- 39: FIRST ASCENSION ISLAND SCOUT GROUP - Ascension (People) - 10.04.2008
- Mr. Phil Reynolds - It`s with regret that we announce the death of Mr. Phil Reynolds in the UK last week.
- 40: Thank you - Ascension (Letters) - 10.04.2008
- I would like to extend my grateful thanks and appreciation to the many people who helped to make my dream of a Day of Remembrance to commemorate the contributions of Americans to the history of Ascension a wonderful reality.
- 41: 9-A SIDE Football, sponsored by “The Saints Club” - Ascension (Sport) - 10.04.2008
- The season opener saw “NAAFI 1” square up against “Saints Club”. Much of the First half was spent with both teams cancelling each other out. Man of the Match “NAAFI 1’s” Julian Fuller breaking up most of the Saints Club Attacks.
- 42: Conservation Weekly - OTEP Funding for Conservation - Ascension (Conservation) - 03.04.2008
- The Conservation Department learned a couple of weeks ago that our OTEP (Overseas Territories Environmental Programme) bid to support Ascension plant work was successful.
- 43: Public Notice - Appointment Of Acting Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 03.04.2008
- Mrs Nicola J Kerslake has been appointed Acting Administrator of Ascension Island with effect from 19 March to 17 April 2008
- 44: All In A Days Work - By Gerald Yon - Ascension (Letters) - 03.04.2008
- An account of my encounters at work during the Falklands War, in recognition of the 26th anniversary of the Invasion on 2nd of April.
- 45: St Helena Development Agency - “Promoting And Enabling Investment” - Ascension (Government) - 03.04.2008
- We’re planning for the future, are you?
- 46: News From St. Marys - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 03.04.2008
- We are all called by God because he has work for us to do irrespective of our academic qualifications. Whatever it is we are called for is between ourselves and God.
- 47: From The Editors - Ascension (Letters) - 03.04.2008
- Hi Readers, A bumper edition this week, with a couple of unusual articles.
- 48: Letters/E-mails To The Islander - Ascension (Letters) - 03.04.2008
- Some letters/e-mails received at the Islander.
- 49: Grotto News - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 03.04.2008
- This past weekend, we were honoured to be a part of the Day of Remembrance ceremonies.
- 50: Hash Trash - Hash No:1203 - Ascension (Sport) - 03.04.2008
- A very large crowd (sorry if we missed any names!!) gathered on the Coverdale’s patio, ready to head out on a hot afternoon!
- 51: Thank You - Ascension (People) - 03.04.2008
- Thank you to everyone who came and contributed to Miles’ 40th birthday party last Sunday.
- 52: Job Vacancy - Supply Supervisor - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 03.04.2008
- Serco Defence, Science and Technology have a vacancy for a Supply supervisor to work at the Ascension Island Base Supply Section. The post is of unaccompanied status.
- 53: Day of Remembrance - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 03.04.2008
- This past weekend, many people were honoured to be a part of the Day of Remembrance ceremonies.
- 54: SPECIALIST POLICE WING FORENSIC ARCHAEOLOGY TEAM VISIT - Ascension (Internet News) - 03.04.2008
- A team of three RAF policemen (WO C A C Watling, FS T Parker and Sgt M Boulton) and two forensic experts (Julie Roberts and Karl Harrison) spent the last
- 55: Shrine Is Bound For South Atlantic - Ascension (Internet News) - 03.04.2008
- A STATUE of the Virgin Mary will be gracing the decks of RMS St Helena when it makes its voyage from Portland to the South Atlantic.
- 56: Happy Birthday Aaron - Ascension (People) - 03.04.2008
- Happy birthday to Aaron