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  Issue No. 2226 Online Edition Saturday 23 August 2014 

Home | August 2012

Articles published in August 2012
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1: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1426 - Ascension (Sport) - 30.08.2012
As the crowd grew in the parking lot of the Two Boats club, between the returning holiday crowd and newcomers, Herr Taff admitted he probably should have set a different hash.

2: Darwin Dive Project Expedition - Ascension (Conservation) - 30.08.2012This article has photographs
Divers from the Darwin Project carrying out an assessment on Ascension’s marine biodiversity.

3: ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING! - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 30.08.2012This article has photographs
Or has he? Rumour has it he put in a stunning performance on Thursday, 23 August at the NAAFI.

4: THANK YOU - Ascension (People) - 30.08.2012
To all our friends, A huge thank-you to everyone who helped to make the wedding of Ajay and Lisa such a massive success last Saturday.

5: Editor’s Comment - Nicola - Ascension (Letters) - 30.08.2012
Hello Readers, I hope that you’re all recovered from a rather wet and windy bank holiday!

6: Exam Success for Ascension Island Students - Ascension (Education) - 30.08.2012This article has photographs
Well Done Year 11!

7: WHAT IS COPD? - FROM THE HOSPITAL - Ascension (Education) - 30.08.2012
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is comprised primarily of 3 related conditions

8: From The Editors - Elaine - Ascension (Letters) - 23.08.2012
Hello Readers, Yes, it is just me this week!

9: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1425 - Ascension (Sport) - 23.08.2012
Meeting on Long Beach down by the Saint’s Club beach house, the hashers familiar with this week’s hare wondered where we were going today?

10: Congratulations - Ascension (People) - 23.08.2012This article has photographs
On Saturday, 18 August 2012, Lisa Roberts and Ajay Bailey were married at St Mary’s Church, Georgetown.

11: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 23.08.2012This article has photographs
It has been another great week for explorers. Wednesday 8th August, we learned about the Invasive Plant Species and did a beach clean up on Long beach.

12: From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 23.08.2012This article has photographs
Many thanks to all at St. Mary’s who ensured the smooth running of the church services during my recent holiday

13: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 23.08.2012This article has photographs
Last week was our final Ascension Explorers event for the winter holidays this year.

14: From The Editors - Louise - Ascension (Letters) - 16.08.2012
Hello Readers, Another week gone and soon the summer holidays will be over!

15: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1424 - Ascension (Sport) - 16.08.2012
This weeks venture into the wilderness that was suppose to start from the American Windmills

16: FIVE STUDENTS DEPARTING FOR UNIVERSITY - Ascension (Education) - 16.08.2012This article has photographs
Leaving before the end of August and bound for the UK are five former students of Prince Andrew School.

17: Notice from the Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 16.08.2012This article has photographs
Paul Cook, AIG’s Director of Resources, will depart Ascension Island on Friday 17 August, accompanied by his wife, Lorna Cook JP, and daughter, Kitty.

18: Golf Open 2012 - Ascension (Sport) - 16.08.2012This article has photographs
George “Dover” Thomas emerged victorious last weekend at the One Boat Golf Club when he clinched his first Open title at this year’s Ascension Golf Open competition.

19: AU REVOIR THE COOK FAMILY - Ascension (People) - 16.08.2012
The Cook family would like to thank all our friends for a fantastic “splashdown” on Saturday night/Sunday morning!!

20: Marin Biodiversity Survey for Ascension Island - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 09.08.2012
In August, 2012, over twenty scientists and amateur naturalists will descend on Ascension Island.

21: From The Editor - Casey - Ascension (Letters) - 09.08.2012
Hello Readers, As the Olympics nears to its closing we can say that London 2012 did not disappoint….

22: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1422 - Ascension (Sport) - 09.08.2012
This week’s hash started from the Pines turnoff on the NASA road.

23: Hash Thrash - Hash No: 1423 - Ascension (Sport) - 09.08.2012
First I would like to clarify some confusion with our faithful readers.

24: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 09.08.2012This article has photographs
Our second week in with the Explorers.

25: Notice from the Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 09.08.2012This article has photographs
The following press release was issued by the Government of St Helena on Monday 6 August.

26: New Coat Of Arms For Ascension Island - Ascension (Government) - 09.08.2012This article has photographs
I am pleased to announce that Her Majesty The Queen has graciously approved a first set of Arms for Ascension Island.

27: Interserve Defence - Job Vacancys - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 09.08.2012This article has photographs
Interserve requires the services of a Stores Chargehand to work at the Travellers Hill office and a Fuels Operative to work at the petroleum storage depots.

28: Notices from the Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 09.08.2012This article has photographs
The Island Council has been considering a draft ordinance to update employment law on Ascension.

29: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 02.08.2012This article has photographs
Until a few weeks ago, the weather in most parts of the UK this summer has been unusually cool and very wet.

30: From The Editor - Penny & Clare - Ascension (Letters) - 02.08.2012
Hello Readers, How time flies, we’re back in the saddle again.

31: Ascension Explorers Visits Mars Bay - Ascension (Conservation) - 02.08.2012This article has photographs
Last week we started our first Ascension Explorers activities for 2012. We took the children to Mars Bay to learn about the Sooty Tern seabirds.

32: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 02.08.2012This article has photographs
In view of the fact that we are having a Family on Sunday, we though it appropriate to share this short article with you .

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