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  • Thursday, August 15th 2019 - 05:14 UTC

    Falklands/UK airbridge will continue via Cape Verde; Ascension runway may not be repaired until 2022

    Voyager aircraft currently serve the twice a week airbridge flight from RAF Brize Norton to the Falklands via Cape Verde

    The contract to repair the 3,000-meter runway at RAF Ascension Island has yet to be awarded, and work may not be complete until 2022. It has been partially closed since April 2017. This means the Falkland Islands/Brize Norton airbridge will continue to operate through Cape Verde.

  • Monday, June 4th 2018 - 08:00 UTC

    Honoring Falklands' fallen begins full agenda for Macri's cabinet chief in London

     Peña will attend with Ambassador Carlos Sersale de Cerisano, Strategic Affairs Secretary Fulvio Pompeo and retired British Army Colonel Geoffrey Cardoso

    Argentine cabinet chief Marcos Peña arrived on Sunday in London for a two-day full agenda beginning Monday, with a round of ministerial meetings, media interviews, a visit to Parliament, a conference, even a visit to 10 Downing Street, but it will all take off at St. Paul's cathedral to honor the fallen in the Falkland Islands war.

  • Monday, June 4th 2018 - 07:24 UTC

    UK Armed Forces minister visits Chile and Uruguay

    Minister Mark Lancaster made a protocol call on Chilean Minister of Defence, Mr. Alberto Espina

    The United Kingdom Minister for the Armed Forces was in Chile and Uruguay as part of a visit to South America in the framework of increasing closer bilateral relations. The Rt Hon Mark Lancaster TD MP, made an official visit to Chile in order to further strengthen the strong defense relation between the two countries.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 10:28 UTC

    Falklands' Observance of Remembrance Sunday 13 November

    The Annual Service will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am, and will continue at the Cross of Sacrifice

    Falkland Islands elected government has announced the arrangements for the observance of Remembrance Sunday 13 November. The Annual Service will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am. Governor Colin Roberts CVO, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defense personnel, veterans and reserves MP Mark Lancaster, Commander British Forces Commodore Darren Bone, RN, Members of the Legislative Assembly, visiting and resident Veterans, together with Senior Officers of the Armed Services will be attending this Service.

  • Sunday, November 18th 2012 - 23:54 UTC

    No dispute over Falklands issues

    Mr Mark Lancaster MP and Mr Kevan Jones MP

    Two Members of Westminster Parliament have been visiting the Islands during this period of remembrance as guests of the Falkland Islands Government.

  • Wednesday, November 7th 2012 - 21:38 UTC

    MP Mark Lancaster will represent UK government at Falklands’ Remembrance ceremonies

    MP Lancaster is a junior minister in the Ministry of Defence and a Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserve Forces.

    Milton Keynes North MP Mark Lancaster will be in the Falkland Islands for Remembrance Sunday as the British Government’s representative. HRH the Duke of Kent will also be attending the ceremonies.