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audio News Review October 24, 2020 New

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News Review October 24, 2020

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

  • The annual Clean-up Stanley day was on Saturday
  • Fish was on the menu on Sunday as the Falkland Islands Association held a community fishing competition
  • Further questions on COVID-19 answered by the hospital
  • Plans to reopen the last minefield were released
  • A change to work permit medicals is being trialled for 6 months
  • We’re all going on a summer holiday as the government TRIP scheme is launched
  • The swimming pool in Stanley could reopen in May 
  • Miplayer, a television catch-up service, completed a successful trial in the Falklands
  • Government houses built as part of a housing development are finished but few are allocated for the local pool
  • The Public consultation on housing policy was extended
  • Falkland Islanders prepare to storm the beaches 

This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on October 24, 2020. It will be available for one month.


 

audio News Review October 17, 2020

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News Review October 17, 2020

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

In this episode

  • Two Falkland Islanders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
  • Local children’s club, the Watch Group, gathered for activities last week – one of their first sessions since lockdown ended
  • The annual report from the Director of Education covers donations from Standard Chartered Bank and an update to the Community Development Fund
  • Get your rods ready for the weekend as the Falkland Islands Association has arranged a fishing competition
  • Culture is back on the Islands as local drama group prepare for their next production
  • Shearing is underway at Walker Creek
  • Land mine detonations took place through the week

This programme was broadcast on October 17, 2020. It will be available for one month.


 

audio News Review October 10, 2020

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News Review October 10, 2020

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

In this episode

  • Healthy Eating week
  • Aero evacuation flight from the Falklands
  • Peter Symonds College releases a statement on students with COVID-19 symptoms
  • The weekly catch up with the Royal Falkland Islands Police
  • Building application appears before the Planning Committee again
  • News from the Lands Committee
  • Quarantine regulations for medical specialists confirmed at Government press conference
  • A new Italian Bistro has opened in Stanley
  • And Saturday is World Mental Health Day

This programme will be available for one month.


 

audio News Review October 3, 2020

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News Review October 3, 2020

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

In this episode

  • Boarding school worries for overseas students
  • Habitat restoration on Middle Island
  • Sure announce broadband increase
  • There will be no mini-budget this year
  • The weekly catch-up with the RFIP
  • Falklands Communications Regulator settles appeal
  • New nursey on its way for Stepping Stones
  • The Falkland Islands will participate in a conservative party Fringe conference this weekend

This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on October 3, 2020. It will be available for one month.