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  Issue No. 2227 Online Edition Tuesday 2 September 2014 

Home | March 2013

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1: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 28.03.2013This article has photographs
With the continued extreme wintry conditions experienced by the UK in this last week of March,

2: Ascension Heritage Society needs you - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 28.03.2013This article has photographs
In last week’s Islander there was a list of possible questions for the people of Ascension. These are the questions that we want to ask you for our new exhibition on the “The People of Ascension”.

3: From The Editor - Nicola - Ascension (Letters) - 28.03.2013
This weekend saw the seventh annual Earth Hour being celebrated all around the world, starting in Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.

4: CONSTITUTIONAL POLL - RESULTS - Ascension (Press Release) - 28.03.2013
On Saturday 23 March 2013, a Poll was held on St Helena, on the question of a ChiefCouncillor, raised in the recent discussion paper ‘Improving Democracy and Accountability’.

5: FIRST EVER ASCENSION ISLAND FLAG TO FLY - Ascension (Government) - 28.03.2013
His Excellency Mark Capes, Governor of St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha, has warmly welcomed Royal approval of the design of the first ever flag of Ascension Island, saying:

6: Hash Trash - Hash 1454 - Ascension (Sport) - 28.03.2013
The hashers gathered at the car park beyond the oil storage tanks at English Bay and were very pleased to see the return of some old hashers,

7: Hash Trash - Hash 1455 - Ascension (Sport) - 28.03.2013
The quiet peacefulness of the Residence was shattered by the arrival of the hashing horde, His Honour, receiving advance warning

8: Island Council meets Peter Hayes - Ascension (Government) - 28.03.2013This article has photographs
Members of the Ascension Island Council met Peter Hayes, the Director of Overseas Territories in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on 21 March at The Residency while he was in transit to the Falklands.

9: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 28.03.2013This article has photographs
During the week of 4th March staff attended training with other AIG Teams with Working at Heights and Fall Protection Equipment.

10: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 28.03.2013This article has photographs
Last Sunday saw a good crowd at St. Mary’s for the start of Holy Week.

11: Red Nose Day - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
Red Nose Day

12: Editors Page - Carrie & Elaine - Ascension (Letters) - 21.03.2013
Yes, RED NOSE DAY has come and gone……TWO BOATS SCHOOL are to be congratulated on their participation!!

13: Message from the Administrator - The Dangers of Ascension’s Swells and Currents - Ascension (Government) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
A very serious incident occurred on Wednesday 13 March at English Bay when a visitor to Ascension Island was swept away in difficult currents

14: Heritage - The People of Ascension Exhibition - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
1. Please tell me when and why you came to Ascension.

15: Two Boats School - Red Nose Day - Ascension (Education) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
We have got news of the school’s fund-raising and other bits of news from another busy and exciting half term.

16: Boundary setting for children - Ascension (Government) - 21.03.2013
As the social worker on Ascension Island, part of my role is to promote good parenting.

17: Ascension Island Conservation Department - Ascension (Conservation) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
This is a chunky, powerful bird, 48cm long (about 100cm including the central tail feathers) and with wingspan 105cm.

18: From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
Bishop Richard is making a good recovery and will be on Ascension Island in April.

19: Ascenison Police Detachment - Ascension (Law and Order) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
On the afternoon of Sunday 31st March there will be a fund raising event for New Horizons and Ascension Youth at The Two Boats Club.

20: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 21.03.2013This article has photographs
Strong easterly winds at the beginning of the week brought some cold weather and snow to the UK. Strong easterly winds at the beginning of the week brought some cold weather and snow to the UK.

21: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 14.03.2013This article has photographs
I’ve always wanted to see the Northern lights, otherwise known as the Aurora borealis in the Arctic or the Aurora australis in the Antarctic.

22: Part time drivers for weekend Public Transport Service - Ascension (Government) - 14.03.2013This article has photographs
The Ascension Island Government is keen to establish a light touch, low cost public transport service between Georgetown and Two Boats going via US Base and Travellers Hill,

23: Hash Trash - Hash 1453 - Ascension (Sport) - 14.03.2013
The crowd that had formed at the Grazing Valley parking lot was starting to get restless when the hares showed up and informed everyone they were in the wrong place!

24: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 14.03.2013This article has photographs
This species is a tiny (about 2cm in length); very pretty, bright blue fish. The Splendid Angelfish live in colonies of about a hundred.

25: CHICKEN RUN UNITS & VEHICLES - Ascension (Government) - 14.03.2013This article has photographs
The Ascension Island Government would like to work with the community on clearing the area at the “Chicken Run” in Georgetown.

26: Cleaner / Catering Assistant Required - Ascension (Job Vacancy) - 14.03.2013
The Obsidian Hotel has a vacancy for a Cleaner / Catering Assistant to join our Staff.

27: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 14.03.2013This article has photographs
Many thanks to all who helped make our Mothering Sunday service special. The church was full; some having to sit outside.

28: From The Editor - Casey - Ascension (Letters) - 14.03.2013
It is No Smoking Day tomorrow; in this week’s edition we have an article highlighting the brutal effects of smoking and the significant benefits if you stop.

29: Christening of Mitchell Lloyd Arms-Lawrence - Ascension (People) - 14.03.2013This article has photographs
Christening of Mitchell Lloyd Arms-Lawrence

30: Islander Team 2013 - Ascension (People) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
The Islander team got together for their annual photo shoot last Friday. We are always looking for volunteers to help with editing, printing or collating, so why not get in touch and join the team!

31: Met Office Ascension Island Base - The Met Office Weather Report - Ascension (Met Office) - 07.03.2013
High pressure has dominated this past week bringing light winds and fog at times for much of the UK.

32: Hash Trash - Hash trash no: 1452 - Ascension (Sport) - 07.03.2013
A small bunch of hashers gathered at the top of Command Hill. There was some confusion as the Hairy Pair had been seen driving in the right direction but had not materialised.

33: Ascension Police Detachment - Ascension (Letters) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
The next visit of the RMS will bring Mr Simon MARTIN back to the Island. Simon is the Southern Oceans Law Enforcement Advisor to the FCO.

34: Ascension Island smokers urged to ‘swap fags for swag’ on 30th national No Smoking Day - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 07.03.2013
Smokers on Ascension Island are being encouraged to ‘swap fags for swag’and consider the financial benefits of quitting, this month on the 30th anniversary of No Smoking Day.

35: Overfishing with Reel Consequences - Ascension (Miscellaneous) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
It’s no secret overfishing causes headaches for conservationists worldwide.

36: Two Boats School Yr 7 & 8 - World Book Day - Ascension (Education) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
World Book Day 2013 will be celebrated on 7th March. It was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995 but is now held annually on the first Thursday in March.

37: PLEASE SUPPORT THE FAMILY OF SIDONIO CRAIG BENJAMIN, AGE 20 YEARS OLD. - Ascension (People) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
Sidonio has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy in Capetown and is expected to remain there at least for 6 months in the first instance,

38: From St Mary's Church - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
Join us this Sunday for our MOTHERING SUNDAY SERVICE.

39: Administrators Notice - Linking up With Connecticut - Ascension (Government) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
Linking up With Connecticut

40: Administrators Message - Ascension Island Council Meeting - Ascension (Government) - 07.03.2013This article has photographs
Ascension Island Council Meeting – 21 February

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