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Falkland Islands will remain on summer time throughout 2011

Thursday, March 31st 2011 - 14:22 UTC
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Better contacts with the UK and Europe during the working day Better contacts with the UK and Europe during the working day

Falkland Islands will remain on ‘summer time’ throughout the whole of 2011 on a trial basis announced the local government.

The Executive Council has agreed that “on a trial basis during 2011, Government clocks will not go back this winter. This means that the Falkland Islands will remain on “summer time” throughout the whole of 2011” says the official release.

Calendars currently indicate that clocks will go back one hour at 2am on 17 April 2011. Those indications should be ignored.

The release enumerates the advantages that will be gained from the trial including more time to contact UK and Europe during the working day, and lighter evenings during the winter.

“Practical arrangements are being made to ensure this information is widely disseminated here and abroad, and further notices will be published in due course to help remind the public that they do not need to put their clocks back this year”.

 

Categories: Politics, Falkland Islands.

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  • Think

    The right thing to do.....
    Make it permanent.
    Good Thinking

    Mar 31st, 2011 - 03:34 pm 0
  • WestisBest

    Wish we could make summer permanent rather than just summer time.
    Happy days.

    Mar 31st, 2011 - 04:19 pm 0
  • Beef

    Some things are permanent Think. British soverignty over the Falkalnds is one such example.

    Mar 31st, 2011 - 04:54 pm 0
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