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  Issue No. 2240 Online Edition Friday 28 November 2014 

Home | January 2012

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1: Christening of Matteo Rhys Augustus - Ascension (People) - 26.01.2012This article has photographs
We would like to say a huge Thank-You

2: St Marys Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 26.01.2012This article has photographs
Opening an e-mail from a mission leader in South Korea I was amazed to read that she is starting an Alpha course in her church on February 4th

3: From The Editors (Elaine and Carrie) - Ascension (Letters) - 26.01.2012
Hello Readers, Another week has gone by so quickly. A not so large issue this week!

4: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1395 - Ascension (Sport) - 26.01.2012
Hashers met at devils Riding School carpark, Herr Taff missed the carpark and drove along way up the hill before finding anywhere to turn the van around, well that was his excuse for being last!

5: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 26.01.2012
UK - High pressure dominated through Monday and Tuesday giving mainly dry and sunny conditions,

6: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Job Vacancy - Building and Civils project manager - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 26.01.2012
The Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit a dynamic professional person to fill the post of Building and Civil Engineering Project manager (EDF 10) for a 3 month Period.

7: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Job Vacancy - CIVIL & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 26.01.2012
The Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit a Civil & Grounds Maintenance Operative to work in the Building & Civil Section of Facilities Management.

8: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Job Vacancy - MECHANICAL FITTER - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 26.01.2012
The Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced and versatile person to fill a position of Mechanical Fitter.

9: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Job Vacancy - Plumber - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 26.01.2012
A position of Plumber has become available with the Ascension Island Government

10: Two Boats Club - Skittles League - Ascension (Sport) - 26.01.2012
LEAGUE TABLE AS AT 20.01.12

11: Notices from The Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 26.01.2012This article has photographs
New Headteacher for Two Boats School

12: The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 19.01.2012This article has photographs
Ascension: Fairly cloudy starts to most mornings, but the afternoons have been bright with plenty of sunshine and only a few showers, mainly overnight

13: THE COURTS AND HOW THEY WORK - Ascension (Law and Order) - 19.01.2012
The administration of justice is a key element to any society. This article is intended to explain the structure of the Courts, and how they function both on St Helena and Ascension Island.

14: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1394 - Ascension (Sport) - 19.01.2012
Only the mad, fit and those who didn’t know Blade Runner were brave enough to turn up at the Nasa site this weekend!

15: MARINE AWARENESS - Ascension (Conservation) - 19.01.2012This article has photographs
Our underwater world is very precious, which means we need to take care of it and treat it with respect.

16: Notice From The Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 19.01.2012This article has photographs
There have been some letters in the Islander and general concern about the increasing population of rats on Ascension Island. Naturally enough members of the public have asked what the Government is going to do about it.

17: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 19.01.2012
Many recognize the positive spin-offs of living in a Christian country where Christian values have given rise to hospitals, schools, Christian charities which care for the homeless,

18: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 19.01.2012This article has photographs
We would like to start by thanking the 1AMW Team (see pic) from the RAF and Drew Avery for help with clearing Long Beach of invasive vegetation over the Christmas period.

19: From The Editors - Mike & Louise - Ascension (Letters) - 19.01.2012
Hello Readers, Hope all the children have enjoyed their school holidays and they are all back off to school this week.

20: Babcock Employee of the Year Award 2011 - Ascension (People) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
Congratulations to Chris George

21: Surprise Visit to Ascension - Ascension (People) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
Surprise Visit to Ascension

22: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week (8 Jan 2012) - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 12.01.2012
Today, we celebrate Epiphany, the day the three magi visited the baby Jesus.

23: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week ( 25 Dec 2011) - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 12.01.2012
Here I am, writing this homily at the last minute on Christmas Day.

24: Grotto News - Thought For The Week (01 Jan 2012) - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 12.01.2012
It seems fitting that the church celebrates the first day of the year by celebrating Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

25: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1393 - Ascension (Sport) - 12.01.2012
Hashing up the mountain this week, meeting at the play area.

26: Heritage - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
The annual get-togther for the Ascension Island Heritage Society was held at the Obsidian.

27: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
I arrived on Ascension in late December, since my arrival I been working with the Ascension Island Government Conservation team, predominately accompanying them on seabird monitoring and turtle monitoring work.

28: SCOUTS’ ANNUAL FOOTIE MATCH BETWEEN 90s vs NAUGHTIES - Ascension (Sport) - 12.01.2012
This footie match did its first kick-off on 30th December 2010 at the Georgetown Football Field and as it was a great success it was decided to make it an annual event.

29: Salvation Army Thank You - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 12.01.2012
Lt. Coral and all the Salvationists and Friends of the Salvation Army on St Helena would like to thank everyone on Ascension Island for their support throughout 2011.

30: Christmas Angels Thank You - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
Christmas Angels would like to thank everyone who supported them during their charity event this year, once again we were overwhelmed with the response from everyone in helping to make this function a memorable and successful event once again.

31: St. Mary’s Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
At last Sunday’s service, Sue MacFall gave the address and led the congregation in their worship.

32: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 12.01.2012This article has photographs
A very windy week in the UK, with deep low pressure systems bringing cloud and rain for most places. More settled conditions over the weekend but still remaining fairly breezy.

33: The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
There has been something in the region of 200 cited cases of ‘Spontaneous Human Combustion’ over the last 300 years

34: Carol Service - Ascension (People) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
Well Done to Kirsten Augustus for playing the organ at the Christmas Carol Service

35: Thank You - Ascension (People) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
To all my friends’ thanks for coming to my party

36: Bon Voyage - Ascension (People) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
To a very special Sister/Aunty Hazel,

37: Christingle Service - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
Thank you to all who participated or supported the Children’s Christingle Service

38: Letter From Colin Wells - Ascension (Government) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
Dear Sir I was very pleased to read your excellent article on the new crane for the Georgetown Port – Islander of 22 December.

39: Message From The Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
On 14 December, Buckingham Palace released details of celebrations in 2012 to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the accession of Her Majesty The Queen in 1952.

40: From The Editors - Penny & Clare - Ascension (Letters) - 05.01.2012
Hello Readers, Happy 2012 to everyone!

41: The Rat, Mouse and Rabbit Problem - Ascension (Letters) - 05.01.2012
Further to Chelsea Pete’s letter in last week’s Islander, I would like to add some more thoughts on the subject.

42: News From The Grotto - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 05.01.2012
Here I am, writing this homily at the last minute on Christmas Day. That is because I have had such a wonderful last Christmas here on Ascension Day.

43: Grotto News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 05.01.2012
It seems fitting that the church celebrates the first day of the year by celebrating Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

44: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1391 - Ascension (Sport) - 05.01.2012
If you were on English Bay, Christmas morning then you may have seen Santa’s Little Hashers running up and down sprinkling a little magic all around.

45: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1392 - Ascension (Sport) - 05.01.2012
Determined to work off some of the excess, they met on the Hardy patio on New Year’s Eve.

46: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
The AIG Conservation Team would like to thank all our clients for your valuable support during 2011.

47: POLICE CONSTABLE – ASCENSION ISLAND - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
The St Helena Police Service is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Police Constable to serve with a small team of Officers at their detachment on Ascension Island.

48: VACANCY ELECTRICAL FITTER (General Engineering) - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
Serco Defence, Science and Nuclear have a vacancy for an Electrical Fitter to work in the General Engineering Section.

49: Pierhead Plumment - Ascension (Internet News) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
A bleary eyed and bewildered crowd gathered at the Pierhead on Sunday morning for the traditional Ascension Island New Year’s Day Pierhead Lemming Leap.

50: New Year on the Pierhead - Ascension (Internet News) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
On New Year’s Day, quite a crowd assembled to witness the traditional start to the New Year;

51: Pictures Of Pierhead Jumpers - Ascension (Internet News) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
Pictures Of Pierhead Jumpers

52: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 05.01.2012This article has photographs
Those with a scientific interest in star-gazing will find it fascinating to read thearticle by Bruce Gerig on the Star of Bethlehem

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