Fuel leak stopped but no FIG waste strategy

Fuel leaking into the harbour from Government property at the Camber which caused concern within the local community has been stopped, Director of Natural Resources John Barton assured Penguin News this week.

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Weekly flight in exchange for Argentine stop over - Mike Summers responds

“Is a monthly stopover in Argentina too high a price to pay for a direct weekly flight to Sao Paulo, the biggest flight hub in South America,” is the question we all have to ask ourselves, said MLA Summers this week as he set out the situation and options available to progress and develop the Islands’ economy.

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Support in the right course choices means students will keep returning

ISLANDER Sorrel Robertson is about to begin her second year at Exeter University where she is studying Ancient History and History 

IF there’s one thing certain about being a Falkland Island student studying abroad it’s that we’re lucky. 

Unlike the majority of University and boarding students we do not have to face the trials of paying student debt for a large part of our working lives, and I am certainly grateful for the opportunity to study what I am interested in, despite living half-way across the world from it all. 

However, while there are plenty of good things that the Government does for us, there are also things that could  be improved. 

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