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  Issue No. 2235 Online Edition Saturday 25 October 2014 

Home | February 2012

Articles published in February 2012
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1: Farewell Shari - Ascension (People) - 23.02.2012This article has photographs
The community of Ascension Island will soon sadly say goodbye to one of its most dedicated members calling this isolated outpost “home”…

2: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 23.02.2012
“”I’ve discovered that getting lost while hiking on Ascension just means discovering another interesting corner of this fascinating island.””

3: On Humanism by Lorna Cook - Ascension (Letters) - 23.02.2012
Historically there have always been people who have believed that this life is the only life we have, that the universe is a natural phenomenon with no supernatural side, and that we can live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity.

4: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1399 - Ascension (Sport) - 23.02.2012
The masses ascended into Georgetown to meet outside No Brakes’ dolls house awaiting the beginning of the hash.

5: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 23.02.2012This article has photographs
The Masked Booby is a large, mainly white seabird with black tips and trailing edges to the wing. The sexes are similar. Juveniles are greyish brown above with an indistinct pale collar and white belly.

6: St. Mary’s Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 23.02.2012This article has photographs
At St. Mary’s Church last Sunday, Fr. Chris paid tribute to one of St. Mary’s most regular attenders who will leave Ascension Island for the last time on Feb.26. Wilson Scipio

7: From The Editors - Casey & Ricco - Ascension (Letters) - 23.02.2012
Hello Readers,

8: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 23.02.2012
UK Northerly winds bringing a cold start to the week

9: News From The Grotto - Thought For The Week - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 09.02.2012
Well, here I am, back on Ascension after a nice holiday. I got to see all three of my grandchildren together which was a wonderful treat.

10: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1397 - Ascension (Sport) - 09.02.2012
Comfortless cove was the starting point for the hash this week, the little people had set a hash as one of their holiday activities.

11: Notices from The Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
ST HELENA LAND DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN, and ACCESS TO MONKEY ROCK CEMETARY

12: St. Mary’s Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
Children from Two Boats School visited St. Mary’s Church on Thursday last and met with Canon Ray Bessant

13: WAVELL “SKETCH” PETERS - Ascension (People) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
Last Friday we learnt of the death of a dear friend, relative & colleague to many – Wavell Peters or as he was affectionately known - “Sketch”.

14: The Heaviest Blue Marlin - Ascension (Sport) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
The heaviest Blue Marlin was landed on Saturday, 28 January weighing in at 1093 lbs

15: From The Editors (Kitty) - Ascension (Letters) - 09.02.2012
Hello Readers, Time is certainly flying … we are now well into February, the month of pancake flipping and romance!

16: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 09.02.2012
A cold week in the UK with high pressure over the continent bringing cold air across the country.

17: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
Crayfish is one of the many names used for the Spiny Lobster, Panulirus echinatus. Other names given to this crustacean are long legs, crawfish and crawdad

18: Job Vacancy - Ascension Island Government - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
VACANCY – FIRE FIGHTER/LIFEBOAT OPERATOR

19: Job Vacancy - Ascension Island Government - Ascension (Government) - 09.02.2012This article has photographs
VACANCY - NURSING SISTER

20: Met Office - Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
There have been many reported sights of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) in northern parts of the UK this week due to increased sun activity.

21: Keep Ascension Clean - “Adopt A Road” - Ascension (Internet News) - 02.02.2012
It’s been a few years since we last had some volunteers to help keep our roadsides clean of cans and bottles that others so selfishly and mindlessly discard.

22: Stewardess - RMS St. Helena - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
Cleanliness and orderliness of Personal accommodation and other crew areas;

23: Steward - RMS St. Helena - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
Cleanliness and orderliness of Personal accommodation and other crew areas;

24: Coats Of Arms For Ascension Island - Ascension (Government) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
Example of the Ascension Island Coat of Arms, which the Island Council recommended to the Governor for approva

25: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
During late December 2011, the Sooty terns (Sterna fuscata) returned to Ascension for their breeding season to nest at the Waterside Fairs (also known as Waters edge at the end of the runway).

26: From The Editor - Nicola - Ascension (Letters) - 02.02.2012
Hello Readers, A rather quiet newspaper this week as there hasn’t been much happening on the news front….or did I miss anything?

27: Ascension Island - 10 Years Ago! - Ascension (Letters) - 02.02.2012
What made news on Ascension in January 2002? The front page of the Islander invited St Helenians to vote for Air or Sea Access. What a difference 10 years make!

28: Island Council Meeting, 27 January 2012 - Ascension (Government) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
The Island Council met on 27 January in Georgetown and passed three pieces of legislation and discussed a number of current issues.

29: Chair of Two Boats School Governors Committee - Ascension (Government) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
I have received, with sadness, the resignation of Mr Howard Peters as Chairman of the School Governors Committee (SGC).

30: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 02.02.2012This article has photographs
Next Sunday at St. Mary’s (Feb.5th.)there will be a Family Service with a special focus on the children who may like to donate a toy for sending off to the children on St. Helena.

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