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  Issue No. 2235 Online Edition Friday 24 October 2014 

Home | March 2012

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1: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 29.03.2012
Ascension A mostly dry week with a fair amount of sunshine, slightly cooler than average for this time of the year.

2: Public Notice - Acting Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
The Administrator will be absent from Ascension Island during the following dates:

3: VACANCIES - Ascension (Government) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
The Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions:

4: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
Donkeys were evidently imported at about the time of human settlement. The records for 1679 state:

5: From The Editor - Penny & Clare - Ascension (Letters) - 29.03.2012
Hello Readers, It’s that time and we’re back in the saddle again!

6: Birthday Greetings - Ascension (People) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
HAPPY ‘LUCKY’ BIRTHDAY

7: Hash Trash - Hash No:1404 - Ascension (Sport) - 29.03.2012
The Red Lion was the place to be this Saturday afternoon – if you wanted to be chased up hill and down valley,

8: Ascension Does Sports Relief - Ascension (Sport) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
At 8am on Sunday 25th March, a group of enthusiastic fund-raisers gathered in Georgetown, to participate in a sponsored 1 mile walk/run, in aid of Sport Relief 2012.

9: I walked a mile - By Clare Grey - Ascension (People) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
There is sadness in this world, That we don’t always get to see

10: Running a mile for Sport Relief - Ascension (Sport) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
Those who attended the assembly at Two Boats School last week were inspired by Kelly’s story.

11: NOTICE OF BY-ELECTION - Ascension (Government) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
Following the resignation of an Island Councillor in 2011, and the subsequent failure to fill the vacant position in October 2011,

12: Football Results and Fixtures - Ascension (Sport) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
Football Results

13: News From St Marys - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 29.03.2012This article has photographs
This coming Sunday is Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week. There will be a Family Eucharist in St. Mary’s

14: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1402 - Ascension (Sport) - 21.03.2012
Again, the mountain is an appealing place to walk and explore during these hot (but rainy) spells.

15: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1403 - Ascension (Sport) - 21.03.2012
This week’s hash started at a random point along the NASA road overlooking the Sugar Cubes.

16: On Women in Religious Society by Lorna Cook - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 21.03.2012
"Men are above the women, because Allah has given the one part superiority above the other."Islam/Koran – Surah 4

17: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 21.03.2012This article has photographs
There are over 400 species in the genus Acalypha. They are evergreen shrubs and sub shrubs from warmer countries around the world.

18: Two Boats School: Consultancy Visit - Ascension (Education) - 21.03.2012
Everyone associated with the school will know that we hosted a visit by Ian Newton of the Independent Schools Inspectorate during the week

19: DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS 2012 - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 21.03.2012This article has photographs
Plans for the bank holiday weekend…….

20: From The Editor - Kitty - Ascension (Letters) - 21.03.2012
Hello Readers, Don’t forget that the clocks will go forward an hour in the UK at 2am on Sunday, 25 March.

21: PUBLIC NOTICE - Ascension (Government) - 21.03.2012This article has photographs
The Ascension Island Government wishes to dispose of the following items by public tender: -

22: From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 21.03.2012This article has photographs
Many thanks to the children of Two Boats School, the teachers, and mums

23: Two Boats School - Year 11 - Ascension (Education) - 21.03.2012This article has photographs
Road Accidentson Ascension

24: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 21.03.2012This article has photographs
UK - A settled start to the week with a few fog problems becoming more unsettled towards the end of the week and the weekend with a few showers.

25: FOOTBALL 2012 - RESULTS & FIXTURES - Ascension (Sport) - 21.03.2012
FOOTBALL RESULTS & FIXTURES

26: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
Ascension: The week started mainly dry and sunny but a band of heavy showers moved across the island throughout much of Tuesday

27: Assistant to the Administrator (Entry Permits) - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
The Administrator of Ascension Island is seeking a talented and driven individual to work within his small team to administer and constantly improve the Island’s Entry Control procedures.

28: Birthday Greetings - Ascension (People) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
Happy Birthday to our special grandsons Jaiden and Cohen Roberts

29: From The Editor - Nicola - Ascension (Letters) - 15.03.2012
Hello Readers, We seem to have a rather slim paper this week; can it really have been as quiet as it seems?

30: Messages To The Islander - Ascension (Letters) - 15.03.2012
First let me say thank you for the Ascension Islander Newspaper which is emailed to me regularly! It helps me feel connected in a small way to my daughter who is working there.

31: The Island Council - Ascension (Government) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
The Island Council met on Friday 9 March and agreed three keys items of business.

32: News From Two Boats School - Ascension (Education) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
I am very pleased to give you my first report as Headteacher at Two Boats School. It has been an amazing four weeks and I am trying to learn all about the school and Ascension Island as quickly as I can.

33: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
Many people get confused between the two as they are both crustaceans but only ‘true’ lobsters live in marine environments, where as crayfish live in freshwater.

34: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
Many thanks to Mrs Birkett at Two Boats School who ,with the agreement of our Conservation Dept.,

35: Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Day - Ascension (Internet News) - 15.03.2012This article has photographs
In what is a special year for her as she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, HM Queen Elizabeth II joined the 54 countries from around the Commonwealth to celebrate Commonwealth Day 2012.

36: Miscellaneous - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
Lots of things to think about in this issue!!

37: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1401 - Ascension (Sport) - 08.03.2012
The mountain promised a cooler starting point for this week’s hash.

38: Planning Notice - Ascension (Government) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
The Director of Operations has received the following planning application:

39: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Vacancy - Driver/General Operative - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
Two Boats School has a vacancy for a Driver/General Operative to start as soon as possible.

40: Ascension Island Government - Vacancy - Fire Fighter/Lifebout Operator - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
A position of Fire Fighter/Lifeboat Operator has become available with the Fire & Sea Rescue Service of the Ascension Island Government.

41: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Vacancy – Green Mountain Keeper & Driver to the Administrator and Governor - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
The Ascension Island Government has a vacancy for a Green Mountain Keeper and Driver to the Administrator and Governor.

42: Ascension Island Government - Vacancy - Phamacy Assistant - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
A position of Pharmacy Assistant has become available at the Georgetown Hospital. We are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified person to fill this position

43: On being a Vegetarian by Lorna Cook - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 08.03.2012
How many times in my life when I have announced the fact that I am vegetarian, have I heard it stated accusingly “but you must eat fish”,

44: From the Editors - Carrie and Elaine - Ascension (Letters) - 08.03.2012
Hello Readers

45: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
Last week the conservation team undertook training with Dr Alan Gray from the University of Edinburgh, Centre of Ecology and Hydrology.

46: From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
Three very large boxes of toys were sent out on the last ship to St. Helena for distribution by the Salvation Army to children on the island.

47: ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Vacancy For Jubilee Co-Ordinator - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 08.03.2012This article has photographs
The Administrator of Ascension Island is seeking to recruit a motivated, results orientated individual

48: Planning Notice - Ascension (Government) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
The Director of Operations has received the following planning application:

49: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
Ascension: Mainly dry with only a few very light showers.

50: VACANCIES FOR TEACHING ASSISTANTS, FULL- AND PART-TIME - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
The Two Boats School is looking for caring and committed people to join our team of Teaching Assistants.

51: Public Notice - Ascension (Government) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
Owning a dog is a big responsibility and it is every owner’s duty to clean up after their dog in a public place.

52: Charlie's Taxi - Ascension (Internet News) - 01.03.2012
BRIZE NORTON CARS AND 8 SEATER LUXURY MINI BUSES

53: From The Editor - Mike & Louise - Ascension (Letters) - 01.03.2012
Hello Readers, This week has been sad one so far for farewells

54: Hash Trash - Hash 1400 - Ascension (Sport) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
One may have been forgiven for thinking they were in Vegas at the weekend as an swagger of Elvis’ assembled ‘ah ha’ ing on patio 13.

55: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
Since our last turtle update for The Islander in January we have been busy monitoring our radio- and satellite-tagged turtles, and counting the number of tracks on all of the Island’s beaches.

56: Democracy or Dictatorship – The Other Side of the Coin - Ascension (Government) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
Cyril Leo’s article in the Islander of 16 February (Issue 2086) titled “Democracy or Dictatorship” reflected a personal view on governance issues in Ascension Island.

57: Press Release - SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION AFTER THE AGE OF 16 - Ascension (Government) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
The Island Council met on 23rd February 2012 and discussed support for education after the age of 16.

58: PUBLIC NOTICE - ELIGIBILITY TO BE REGISTERED AS AN ELECTOR - Ascension (Government) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
Section 9 of the Island Government (Ascension) Ordinance stipulates that:

59: PUBLIC NOTICE - CLAIM TO BE REGISTERED AS AN ELECTOR - Ascension (Government) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
In accordance with the Regulation 5 of the Registration of Electors Regulations, 2008, a Provisional Register of Electors will be published on the 1 March 2012.

60: A Huge Thank-you to the People of Ascension - Ascension (Letters) - 01.03.2012
This is the thank you I gave at the wonderful reception held last Friday evening. It says it all so I’ll say it again!

61: Farewell Wilson - Ascension (People) - 01.03.2012This article has photographs
A fond farewell to Wilson who has lived here on the Island for 46 years

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