MLA Leona Roberts talks of the work underway. Also in this programme:

  • ANZAC day was marked on Sunday morning
  • The FIDF had a new motto approved
  • There are new requirements for employers regarding work permits
  • Historic buildings on Keppel Islands feared to be falling into ruin
  • The weekly update with the Royal Falkland Islands Police
  • Issues with housing refurbishments are discussed in Legislative Assembly 

The sporting event was a huge success as over 40 competitors joined in. Also in this programme:

  • Services were held for Prince Philip on Friday at Christ Church Cathedral and on Saturday by the Royal Marine and Royal Naval Associations
  • The former military facility of Hillside is to be refurbished as a temporary vulnerable person’s unit, the government made the announcement on Monday
  • South American air links suspended again until October
  • New immigration permits to be introduced
  • And The Royal Falkland Islands Police talk about a spate of burglaries

The Housing Committee was made aware of budget issues for completing refurbishments. Also in this programme:

  • Death of Prince Philip marked by a 21-gun salute
  • Increase in Covid-19 cases in the Falklands
  • Problems with Falkland Island status applications addressed
  • Mobile homes discussed at the Planning and Building Committee
  • Cape Pembroke half marathon went ahead at the weekend
  • Petty crime tackled by the Royal Falkland Islands Police  

LISTEN to the top news stories from the past 7 days.

  • It’s been a great week for sports in the Islands, there was a table tennis tournament, teams for the Falklands Games were drawn and the 2021 hockey season launched
  • The weekly Covid-19 figures were released by the Government on Tuesday
  • Whatsapp scams are common in the Falklands, the police spoke about what to do if you receive suspicious messages
  • Falklands students received a careers day with a difference
  • The vets had a canine parvovirus update
  • And the national stud flock ram sale was brought forward to Friday

This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on March 20, 2021. It will be available for one month.

LISTEN to the top news stories from the past 7 days.

  • MLA Pollard spoke about the Your Government and You workshops
  • Success was had at the Horticulture show over the weekend
  • The Royal Research Vessel James Clark Ross left Falklands for the last time
  • FIG launched a public consultation for the Environment Strategy
  • Missing seaman update
  • Archaeologist Emma Goss spoke of the new Falklands Heritage Register
  • All the Covid-19 updates from the press conference held on Wednesday
  • And the weekly update with the Royal Falkland Islands Police

This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on March 6, 2021. It will be available for one month.