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FRN 28th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in BBC, Cruises, housing, Rent, Summary Court

In the news today:
Is private sector rentals becoming unaffordable ? Recent meeting of housing committee told that there may be some evidence of this
Former Falklands Vet Steve Whitley to feature on BBC 1s Escape to the country programme
News from the Summary court
Tour vessel news
We continue our look back at the Falklands with Mr Hamish Jennings

FRN 24th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Antarctica, BAS, Chief-Executive, Conservation, Cycling, FIG, Magistrates Court, South Georgia, Sport

In the news today:
One year extension agreed for FIG Chief Executive
Cycling event on Ross Road this weekend
BAS has been boring – hole punched through Ice in Antarctica
We continue our look at conservation work on South Georgia
Report from Magistrates court

FRN 23rd January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Cruises, Magistrates Court, MLA Roberts, RFIP, Tourism, TWIP

In the news today:
Tour vessel update
Report from Royal Falkland Islands Police
Second part of this week in politics featuring MLA Roberts
Report from the Magistrates Court

FRN 22nd January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Antarctica, Brexit, Fisheries, Magistrates Court, MLA Roberts, Road Closure, Spain, Summary Court, TWIP

In the news today:
Reminder that MPA will have a diversion put in place starting Wednesday
Spanish fishery industry ponders post Brexit world
Bas report shows Antarctic krill is heading South
Report from the summary court
This week in politics features MLA Roberts
Report from the Magistrates Court

FRN 21st January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Cruises, FIG, Finance, History, Next of kin, Tourism

In the news today:
Is argentine Next of kin visit being put together for March ?
FIG appoints new head of finance
Cruise vessel update
We continue our occasional feature looking back at the Falklands as they were

FRN 18th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Cruises, Fisheries, Internet, MLA Roberts, RFIP, Road Closure, Stanley Common Management Plan, Sure, Tourism

In the news today:
MPA road closure on the way next week
Report from the Royal Falkland Islands Police
New trawler to join Falklands fleet
Tour vessel update
More from my conversation with the CEO of sure. Today we look at the internet
In a change to our advertised feature, today we are talking with MLA Roberts about the proposed Stanley Management plan

FRN 17th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Conservation, South Georgia, Summary Court, Sure, Tourism

In the news today:
244th Anniversary of discovery of South Georgia celebrated
CEO of Sure explains the recent mail server failure
Report from the Summary court
Tour vessel update
We continue our look at conservation work – this time concentrating on South Georgia

FRN 16th Jan 2019 Popular

Tagged in Retirement, Rose Jaffray, Stanley House, Sure, Telecoms, TWIP

In the news today:
Rose Jaffray bids Stanley House goodbye after a distinguished career
Justin McPhee from Sure talks telecoms
Second part of this week in politics

FRN 15th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Fisheries, Ilex, MLA Pollard, Oil, Superyacht, TWIP

In the news today:
Superyacht “Game Changer” hits town
Ilex squid catches reported as being none existed on high seas but good in argentine waters
Premier oil releases trading statement
This week in politics returns after xmas & New Year break and features MLA Pollard

FRN 14th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Cruises, FIG, FIGAS, FIGO, History, Jennings, Road Closure

In the news today:
Falklands representative in London to retire
MPA road resurfacing works to kick off – police issues a plea to drivers
FIG issues update on FIGAS issues
Tour vessel updates
Hamish Jennings looks back to the Falklands in the 1930s and 40s in the first of a series of features

FRN 11th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Bloomber, Cafe, Camp Matters, Cruises, Estancia, FIC, Landholdings, Roads, Tourism, Weather

In the news today:
FIC upgrade West Store café
Bloomberg says a Falklands visit is a must in 2019 (we also have argentine reaction to the story
Tour vessel news
Motorists are warned to expect delays around the Estancia Triangle
Decembers weather
Camp Matters features Falkland Landholdings and Andy Pollard

FRN 10th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Helicopter, MLA Spink, Shearathon, Shearing, Summary Court, Thatcher

In the news today:
Thatcher day in the Falklands – we talk with MLA Spink about its significance
Report from Summery Court
Shearathon cancelled
Its up, up and away for Falkland Helicopter Services – we talk with Tom Chater

FRN 09th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Blogger, Cruises, Flights, Peru, RFIP, Tourism, Weather

In the news today:
Monday and Tuesdays weather warnings explained
Resumption of our conversations with the Royal Falkland Islands Police
Tour vessel Update
Is Puerto Natales edging closer to all year round scheduled flights?
Peruvian Blogger visits the Falklands

FRN 08th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Agriculture, Cruises, Penguins, Planning, Tourism

In the news today:
Star Princess cancels port visit for Wednesday
Falklands planning officer talks of Falklands experience
Its not only coughs & sneezes that spread diseases – could tourists be making penguins ill?
Chilean agriculturalists visiting Falklands

FRN 07th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Bank, Coins, Falklands & Gibraltar, Jeremy Clarkson, mail-server, MLA Spink, Raft race, Sure

In the news today:
Sure mailserver outage causes consternation in the communit
UK Offers new £1 coin design to the overseas territories – MLA Spink responds
Jeremy Clarkson bears a grudge on the H982 license place fiasco
Efforts continue to twin the Falklands & Gibraltar
Successful raft race held on Saturday

FRN 04th January 2019 Popular

Tagged in 1833, Enviroment, FIC, FIG, Liberation, Oil, Rockhopper, Sealion, Stanley Common Management Plan, Summary Court

In the news today:
Summary court sits – application to revoke publicans licence
FIC confirms withdrawn Waitrose fish fingers are not stocked here in Falklands
1833 The completion of the first liberation of the Falklands
Will Sealion development slip ? Update from Rockhopper
FIG environmental studies budget applications sought
Stanley common management plan consultation to close on 18th January
Our feature today is the first of a three part interview on environmental issues
Further report from summary court

FRN 03rd January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Anniversary, Fire-Service, Port Louis, Recycling, Road Closure, St Marys, Stanley Growers

In the news today:
186 years today since British raised their flag at Port Louis
Recruitment for trainee retained fire & rescue staff underway – Nick talks to Vicky Collier
Update from Karen Lee on St Marys play park redevelopment
Section of MPA road to close temporarily from Friday the 4th
Recycling at Stanley growers – we talk with Tim Miller

FRN 02nd January 2019 Popular

Tagged in Antarctica, BAS, Liberation, Magistrate, New years honours, Raft race, Vicar, War Graves Commission

In the news today:
Postponed raft rescheduled for Sunday the 6th
Two for the price of one? Interim vicar and Senior Magistrate on the way
First liberation of Falklands got underway today – 186 years ago
New years honour for musician with Falklands connection
BAS studying snowfall in Antarctica
Commonwealth War Graves Commission reps talks to us about their work in the Falklands

FRN 31st December 2018 Popular

Tagged in CBFI, Raft race, Shearing

In the news today:
It’s full steam ahead on both for the raft race on new year’s day – Nick talks to Marcus Morrison to get the latest
France here we come - Successful shearing competition held on Saturday
Our feature today is an interview with the recently departed CBFI Baz Bennet
New years message

FRN 28th December 2018 Popular

Tagged in FIDF, Hurtegruten, Shearing

In the news today:
Shearing competition to be held on the 29th
Chilean shearer hitting financing problems to attend Golden shears
From the Galley to the Skippers seat – Hurtegruten announces skipper for new cruise vessel
FIDF finishes successful recruit training programme