|The Ascension Island Newspaper
| Issue No. 2164
||Tuesday 18 June 2013
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- 1: BOOK REVIEWS by Kate, Anna & Ben Pathak - Ascension (Internet News) - 26.02.2009
- All books are available from Two Boats Resource Centre Library, on loan, free of charge.
- 2: MYSTERY INTERVIEW by KATE PATHAK Ink inc - Ascension (People) - 26.02.2009
- Place of birth? St Helena Island
- 3: From the Editors - Ascension (Letters) - 26.02.2009
- Hello Readers
- 4: Messages to The Islander - Ascension (Letters) - 26.02.2009
- Hello to my brother, Edward Wilmoth
- 5: EXECUTIVE COUNCIL REPORT - 17th February 2009 - Ascension (Government) - 26.02.2009
- You may remember that, in my Executive Council Report last week, I said that consideration of proposed increases to a number of fees and charges had been deferred
- 6: GEORGETOWN HOSPITAL - OPTICIAN VISIT - Ascension (Government) - 26.02.2009
- This is to advise that the optometrist, Miss Priscilla Brown, will be on Ascension from 5th – 24th March 2009.
- 7: TO THE PEOPLE OF ASCENSION ISLAND - Ascension (Letters) - 26.02.2009
- TO THE PEOPLE OF ASCENSION ISLAND THANK YOU FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS CHEER
- 8: Vacancy - Cleaner - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 26.02.2009
- The above position will shortly become available with the Administration Department of the Ascension Island Government
- 9: Brownies Make Root Beer - Ascension (People) - 26.02.2009
- A couple of weeks ago, the girls of the 1st Ascension Brownies has loads of fun making root beer soda pop with the help of Mr. Jim Wickham.
- 10: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 26.02.2009
- What would we do without friends? When we read the story of the paralytic it is there for us to see what friendship is all about and the benefits it can bring in changing the life of a person.
- 11: Happy Birthday to Two Special Guys - Ascension (People) - 26.02.2009
- Happy Birthday to Two Special Guys
- 12: From The Grotto - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 26.02.2009
- This is one of the most difficult homilies I have had to write. My extended family was struck by an almost unbelievable tragedy on the evening of Sunday, February 15th.
- 13: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1250 - Ascension (Sport) - 26.02.2009
- Was it the windmills? Was it the firing range? Where exactly was the hash this week?
- 14: Heritage Notes - 22nd February 2009 - Ascension (Internet News) - 26.02.2009
- The members of the Heritage Society had to say farewell again to Betty and Roy Haley, who returned to the UK after spending a few months helping us out.
- 15: Vacancy - Head Housekeeper/Housemaid - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 26.02.2009
- A Vacancy will shortly exist at the Administrator’s Residence on Ascension Island for Head Housekeeper/Housemaid
- 16: St.Helena Support - Ascension (Internet News) - 26.02.2009
- As you may be aware, the British Government has announced a “pause” in its negotiations over the contract for the construction of an airport on St Helena.
- 17: OPENING OF THE GEORGETOWN HOSPITAL MULTI WARD - Ascension (Government) - 26.02.2009
- The Georgetown Hospital Multi Purpose Ward was handed over to Doctor Wonner and Doctor Gradinski on Monday 23rd February, marking the successful completion of another capital project from this year’s Capital Works Programme.
- 18: News From Two Boats School - Ascension (Education) - 26.02.2009
- Mrs T Yon leaves Two Boats School at the end of this week. Mrs T Yon is leaving to work for Serco as the lifeguard at Travellers Pool and as security
- 19: Weather Screen installed at Weather Post. - Ascension (Met Office) - 26.02.2009
- A new addition to the Ascension Island letterboxes at Weather Post appeared this week.
- 20: The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 26.02.2009
- Statistics for the week ending Monday 23rd February 2009
- 21: Two Boats School - Week 20 16/02/09 - Ascension (Education) - 19.02.2009
- Dear Parents/Guardians, Valentine Disco. It was a joy to see all the students having a great time on Friday at the Valentine/Goth Disco.
- 22: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 19.02.2009
- Conservation has had a very busy week. Many tours to see the Green Mountain National Park, and the Wideawakes at Mars Bay.
- 23: News From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 19.02.2009
- FAMILY SERVICE, SUNDAY 1 MARCH 2009 - Children are invited to bring a toy along to this service and as usual these toys will be sent to St. Helena that will bring joy into the hearts of the children who will benefit from your generosity
- 24: Green Mountain Play Area - Ascension (Government) - 19.02.2009
- AIG Works & Services had no sooner finished the installation of the new Play Frame at the picnic area on the Green Mountain National Park on the 12th February when word got around and the children tested it over the week end.
- 25: Hash Trash no 1248 (again – See Mildew)– Comfortless Cove - Ascension (Sport) - 19.02.2009
- A much smaller group met at Comfortless Cove this week – Valentine’s Day dos kept people away as they were getting ready for the romantic meals later in the evening.
- 26: Turtle Tours - Ascension (Conservation) - 19.02.2009
- Green Turtle Nesting Season is December – July.
- 27: Two Boats School - Ascension (Education) - 19.02.2009
- School Valentine/Goth Disco
- 28: From The Editors Page - Ascension (Letters) - 19.02.2009
- Hello Readers, Hope you enjoy this weeks edition… not a very big one!
- 29: News From Two Boats School - Ascension (Education) - 12.02.2009
- Open Day is this Thursday from 8:30 to 12:00. Over the page you will find details showing the activities going on in each classroom so that you can time your visits to see those elements of our work you are most interested in.
- 30: Happy 40th Birthday - Ascension (People) - 12.02.2009
- Look who's 40!!
- 31: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 12.02.2009
- It is always a surprise to receive a card, letter, email or a telephone call from a friend we have lost contact with for months and perhaps years.
- 32: From The Editor - Ascension (Letters) - 12.02.2009
- Hello Readers Congratulations to Cara, Marty and Cerys on their son/brother.
- 33: Messages From Overseas - Ascension (Letters) - 12.02.2009
- Hi to everyone on the Island It is me again sat here in freezing Scotland it was -9 and freezing fog on top of the snow this morning
- 34: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – TWO BOATS GARDEN ALLOTMENTS - Ascension (Government) - 12.02.2009
- The Ascension Island Government invites expressions of interest from people living and working on Ascension Island for an allotment(s) for recreational gardening at what was known as the Old Garden Club, below Two Boats Village.
- 35: Technician/Orderly - Georgetown Hospital - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 12.02.2009
- The above position will shortly become available at the Georgetown Hospital on Ascension Island
- 36: Hash Trash no 1248 – Turtle shell Beach Hut - Ascension (Sport) - 12.02.2009
- A huge crowd turned up at Turtle Shell (some having gone to Springers by mistake!!) for the hash bash and what a hash bash it turned out to be!
- 37: Heritage Notes - Ascension (Internet News) - 12.02.2009
- The members of the Heritage Society want to add our thanks to the Conservation Department and the volunteers who cleared Monkey Rock Cemetery.
- 38: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 12.02.2009
- Recently we lost another islander suddenly. Cyril Thomas passed away and is missed by his extended family and many friends.
- 39: A Note of Appreciation - Ascension (Internet News) - 12.02.2009
- For a couple of weeks in January two members of the staff from the University of Bath were on the island, to decommission scientific research equipment, some of which had been running for almost five years.
- 40: Note to the Public From the Ascension Island Council: Fresh Water Provision at the Pierhead - Ascension (Government) - 12.02.2009
- In 2006 the Island Council agreed to a request from the fishermen to provide a fresh water tap for the fishermen’s bench at the pier head.
- 41: Note for Ascension Island Webcam Viewers - Ascension (Internet News) - 12.02.2009
- Please be advised that the building at the pier head, Georgetown which houses the webcam, is currently undergoing refurbishments.
- 42: Press Release - Customer Adviser Appointed - Ascension (Press Release) - 12.02.2009
- The St Helena Government has appointed Peter Henderson as Customs Adviser in the Finance Department.
- 43: Congratulations to Cara, Martin & Cerys Joshua - Ascension (People) - 12.02.2009
- Congratulations to Cara and Martin Joshua on the birth of your baby boy “Theo Mark”,
- 44: Police Activity Report - Ascension (Law and Order) - 12.02.2009
- Since our last report, the speeding enforcement campaign in the Georgetown and US Base area resulted in five drivers being dealt with
- 45: The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 12.02.2009
- Statistics for the week ending Monday 09/02/2009
- 46: Turtle Tours - Ascension (Conservation) - 05.02.2009
- Green Turtle Nesting Season is December – July. You can find out about the Green Turtles of Ascension Island
- 47: Two Boats School Page - Ascension (Education) - 05.02.2009
- Last week there were some very exciting lessons looking at Chinese New Year and Buddhism. In Technology the children cooked up some fabulous noodles and used chop sticks with varying degrees of success!
- 48: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 05.02.2009
- Volunteers on Ascension have been busy helping out with Conservation. They all are doing a terrific job.
- 49: The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 05.02.2009
- Statistics for the week ending Monday 2nd Feb 2008
- 50: Public Notice - Hobby Park Cleanup - Ascension (Government) - 05.02.2009
- First, a reminder of the purpose of the Hobby Park and some of the rules:
- 51: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 05.02.2009
- A few weeks ago I met with a group of people passing through here after spending a short vacation in St. Helena.
- 52: Press Release - 16.63 million Euros for St Helena, Ascension and Tristan - Ascension (Press Release) - 05.02.2009
- The European Union has earmarked 16.63 million Euros, which amounts to more than £15.5 million, at the current exchange rate, from the European Development Fund for St Helena and its Dependencies.
- 53: From The Editors - Ascension (Letters) - 05.02.2009
- Well it’s us Gal’s in the hot seat again, time sure flies when you’re having fun!
- 54: Thank You From Alex Peters - Ascension (People) - 05.02.2009
- Alex Peters would like to say a big Thank You
- 55: Letter From Peter (Mac) McCracken - Ascension (Letters) - 05.02.2009
- I am trying to gain publicity in an issue that has arisen concerning a Royal Marine Commando by the name of Joe Townsend.
- 56: EXECUTIVE COUNCIL REPORT : 27TH JANUARY 2009 - Ascension (Government) - 05.02.2009
- This was the first occasion on which I have had the honour to chair a meeting of the Executive Council in the absence of the Governor from island.
- 57: Grotto News - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 05.02.2009
- Well, it is certainly nice to be back on Ascension. I had a wonderful visit with my family, especially baby Dominik, but it is a bit of a shock to the system to leave Ascension and end up landing in Bangor, Maine in -30 Celsius weather!
- 58: VISIT OF BRITISH PARLIAMENTARIANS – PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS - Ascension (Government) - 05.02.2009
- A delegation from the Parliament at Westminster will be visiting the St Helena Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in February.
- 59: Hash Trash - No: 1247 - Ascension (Sport) - 05.02.2009
- The gang minus minors (well nearly all minors – more in a minute) met at Butt Crater for what they knew would be a tough hash. The Hares had been out 3 times to set the thing so it was long.
- 60: Happy Birthday to Shelly - Ascension (People) - 05.02.2009
- HAPPY 14TH BIRTHDAY TO OUR SPECIAL DAUGHTER SHELLY WILLIAMS
- 61: Lifeguard - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 05.02.2009
- Serco Defence, Science and Technology have a vacancy for a Lifeguard to work at the Travellers Hill Swimming Pool.
- 62: Meeting to discuss Youth in St Helena: Issues and Concerns - Ascension (Press Release) - 05.02.2009
- The St Helena Government will hold a public meeting in early February to discuss issues concerning the Island’s young people.
- 63: Press Release - JAMESTOWN ROCKFALL PROTECTION PROJECT - Ascension (Press Release) - 05.02.2009
- Following the last Press Release, there have been further developments with regard to the Jamestown Rockfall Protection Project.
- 64: Press Release - Customs Adviser Appointed - Ascension (Press Release) - 05.02.2009
- The St Helena Government has appointed Peter Henderson as Customs Adviser in the Finance Department.
- 65: Planning Notices - Ascension (Government) - 05.02.2009
- The Director of Technical Services has received the following planning applications:
- 66: First Ascension Scouts - Ascension (People) - 05.02.2009
- First Ascension Scouts Bivouacs at Weather Gardens!