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FRN 01st March 2019 Popular

Tagged in Engineers, Fire-Service, Forces-Sweetheart, Hockey, Obituary, Sports

In the news today:
Fire & Rescue Dept running exercises on Saturday
The sports are on (both on East & West Falklands)
Nick talks to Kirsten Osborn who is presently in the Falklands
Death announced of commander of Royal Engineers in 1982
Sam Cockwell updates us on Hockey matters

FRN 280219 WEB Popular

Tagged in Belongership, FIG, FIGAS, MLA Barkman, MLA Pollard, RFIP, sfc, Summary Court, TWIP

In the news today:
Trainee FIGAS pilot takes another step to becoming fully qualified
Report from Summary court
Standing Finance Committee told that Large amounts wiped from FIGs investments during recent stock market downturn
Second part of interview with Royal Falkland Islands Police
This week in politics continues with Nick Roberts talking to MLA Barkman & Pollard about the recently issued Commons select committee on the overseas territories
Further report from Summary Court

FRN 27th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Brexit, Health, MLA Barkman, MLA Pollard, MPC, MPs, RFIP, TWIP

In the news today:
Mount Pleasant spokesperson responds to statement by Members of Parliament on MPA review
New supply lines for post Brexit Medication
First part of interview with Royal Falkland Islands Police
This Week In Politics looks at recent Commons Select Committee on the overseas territories

FRN 26th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Fisheries, jung ron, MLA Pollard, Telecoms, TWIP

In the news today:
Argentine senators from Falklands observatory float idea of visiting Falklands but without normal immigration controls – MLA Pollard responds
Ross Road West goes dark
Fishery report an catches in zone
Jun Rong jigger now under tow
Spectrum management consultation about to happen
This week in politics features MLA Pollard

FRN 25th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Building, Embassies, Lighting, MLA Pollard, Next of kin, Planning

In the news today:
Next of kin visit date announced in argentine press on Saturday & confirmed by MLA Pollard Monday morning
Street Lighting outage on Ross Road West
The Third of our reports from the Planning and Building Committee
We talk to the deputy heads of mission from the British Embassies in Buenos Aires & Uruguay

FRN 22nd February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Building, FIDC, jigger fire, jung ron, Lands, Planning, Stanley Common Management Plan

In the news today:
Jun Rong Jigger update
FIG becomes the proud owner of Bennets Paddock
Further report from the planning and building committee meeting
Stanley common management plan takes a step nearer to being reality
We talk with rural energy advisor Andrew Crighton

FRN 19th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in jigger fire, Magistrates Court, Marathon, MLA Hanson, Power, TWIP

In the news today:
Update on Jun Rong jigger and collision in Stanley Harbour
Midnight Marathon this weekend
Public presentation on location of power station raises as many questions as answers
This week in politics features MLA Hansen
Report from the Magistrates Court

FRN 18th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in CBFI, collision, Fisheries, History, jigger fire, MLA Elsby, Power

In the news today:
update on Jun Rong jigger and collision between Spanish trawler and Chinese vessel international waters to the North of the Falklands
MLA Elsby talks about seeming misquote of Commander British Forces
Consultation to happen Monday night on new power station
Fisheries catches for the week 6th to 12th of Feb
Our feature today is our last in the series of conversations with Mr Hamish Jennings

FRN 15th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in BAS, jigger fire, Marathon, Power, Road Closure, Spiders, Stanley Growers

In the news today:
Update on Jun Rong jigger fire
Bypass closure looming
Accident report on BM released
Bas Scientist: David Walton’s Death?
Consultation on Stanleys new power station happening on Monday
Half marathon on Sunday
Open day on Saturday morning at Stanley Growers – all are welcome
Facing your fears – your rather timid reporter comes face to face with spiders in todays news feature

FRN 14th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in FIGAS, Islander, jigger fire, MLA Elsby, Natural-Resources, Planning

In the news today:
Jigger fire – Nick Roberts talks to the Director of Natural Resources
MLA Elsby talks about the leased Islander Aircraft
Oil Projects in the Planning & Building Committee

FRN 13th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Alazia, Fisheries, jigger fire, jung ron, MLA Bragger, Picnic, RFIP, Shearing, TWIP

In the news today:
Update on Jung Ron jigger fire
The Alazia shearing dynasty strengthens with Fayan poking out 140 on Tuesday
Family of deceased Fishery Officer Chris Peck donate funds to charity
Nick talks to Chief of Police Mr McMahon
Picnic in the park ? Here in the Falklands its going to be in the stone corral – Emma Brook tells us more
Second part of This Week in Politics featuring MLA Bragger

FRN 12th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in College, Internet, jigger fire, jung ron, MLA Bragger, Road Closure, TWIP

In the news today:
The latest on the Jung Ron Jigger Fire
Principal of Peter Symonds Visits The Islands
Road closures
Internet Outage
This Week in Politics features MLA Stacy Bragger

FRN 11th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Damaged islander, Falkstock, FIGAS, Harbour, History, MLA Elsby

In the news today:
Two brand new Islander aircraft on the way for FIGAS – MLA Elsby tells us more
Visiting yachts and harbour news
Falklstock heading in our direction again
Our feature today is Hamish Jennings looking back at the Falklands as it was

FRN 06th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in MLA Barkman, Oil, RFIP, Road Closure, TWIP

In the news today:
MLAs nonplussed by reports in argentine press about possible joint oil exploration with argentina
Reminder of MPA Road night closures
Weekly cat up with the Royal Falkland Islands police
Report from the summary court
Second part of This Week in Politics featuring MLA Barkman

FRN 05th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Generators, MLA Barkman, Oil, Regulation, Road Closure, Second Flight, TWIP

In the news today:
Brazil flights in October and possible joint oil exploration with argentina ? Reports in argentine press says this may be happening
News on standby generators
Nightime closure of section of MPA road starts on the 7th
Regulator publishes report
This week in Politics features MLA Barkman

FRN 04th February 2019 Popular

Tagged in CBFI, FIG, Fisheries, housing, mod, Sport

In the news today:
Joint Falklands/argentina fisheries cruise gets underway
Liberty Lodge celebrates 10th birthday
FIG & MOD Jointly seek expressions of interest for housing build
Successful MPA/Stanley sports event held over weekend
We talk with the new Commander British Forces, Nick Sawyer

FRN 01st February 2019 Popular

Tagged in Hummock, RFIP, Sport

In the news today:
Second part of conversation with Royal Falkland Islands Police
Stanley/MPA sports extravaganza happening this weekend
Our feature today looks at happenings on Hummock Island

FRN 31st January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Electricity, Finance, MLA Elsby, RFIP

In the news today:
Standing Finance defer increase in electricity prices
Legislative Assembly sits – MLA Elsby mulls name change for Government House
Report from the Royal Falkland Islands Police
In our feature today we talk to Fred Short

FRN 300119 WEB Popular

Tagged in Quarry, Summary Court, Sure, TWIP

In the news today:
New Quarry Asphalt Plant Operational
Final Part of Interview with Sure CEO
Summary Court
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to move to Green fuel

FRN 29th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in FIG, KEMH, Magistrates Court, MLA Spink, TWIP

In the news today:
FIG appoints Deputy Director of Development & Commercial Services
KEMH announces visiting specialists
This week in politics features MLA Roger Spink
Report From the Magistrates court