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Tag: MLA Ian Hansen

  • Monday, May 30th 2022 - 09:09 UTC

    House of Commons Speaker and Minister Milling at Goose Green Liberation ceremony

    (L/R) MLA Ian Hansen, Minister Amanda Milling, Sir Hoyl (red jacket), Falklands governor Nigel Phillips and military officers at Goose Green service  (Pic Twitter)

    On Sunday, marking the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of Goose Green, East Falkland, and despite a brisk wind blowing snow across the monument, a service of commemoration was held to remember those who gave their lives in the battle.

  • Friday, December 10th 2021 - 09:39 UTC

    Falklands' flagged RRS Sir David Attenborough reaches “home”; anchored at Port William

     RRS Sir David Attenborough approaches the Falkland Islands. (Pic FITV)

    RRS Sir David Attenborough has completed the first leg of its journey to Antarctica, arriving in the Falkland Islands on 9 December. Since the draft of Britain’s new polar ship is too large for it to berth in Stanley harbor, so the ship will anchor north of the Narrows at Port William. However, the ship is visible from vantage points around the coastline.

  • Thursday, September 12th 2019 - 07:18 UTC

    Falkland Islands: new Director of Natural Resources next month

    Dr. Andrea Clausen ,PhD in Marine Biology, has a wealth of partnership experience, is a successful business woman and has a deep understanding of the workings of government

    The Falkland Islands Government has announced the appointment of Dr Andrea Clausen as the new Director of Natural Resources. Andrea is due to take up her post in October 2019 and will be working with John Barton to ensure that there is a unified approach to the handover of duties across the agriculture, fisheries and veterinary departments. This appointment comes following a comprehensive search and selection process.

  • Friday, November 30th 2018 - 05:52 UTC

    Falklands voice dismay and praise for second commercial flight

    MLA Roger Spink admitted ”everybody is concerned when you have something that goes via Argentina...that’s why you have these agreements.”

    The proposed second airline service between the Falklands and South America with a once a month stopover in Argentina, drew both strongly voiced concerns and praise at a public meeting held on Wednesday evening in Stanley. Worried citizens suggested Argentina might manipulate Islanders by threatening to interrupt the link to Sao Paulo, Brazil in the longer term.

  • Thursday, August 30th 2018 - 08:46 UTC

    Falklands' tender process for construction of vulnerable person' care facility

    MLA Ian Hansen said “We are confident in the quality of the submission by Galliford Try for the construction of the Vulnerable Person’s Extra Care Facility”

    The Falkland Islands Executive Council has selected Galliford Try as the preferred company for the construction of the new Vulnerable Person’s Extra Care Facility in Stanley. The decision follows a detailed scrutiny of the bids received by Members of the Legislative Assembly and Government officers, who subsequently submitted recommendations to the Executive Council.