Government rejects call for action on MPA Road
A MOTION calling for greater action on resurfacing the MPA R-oad was thrown out of Legislative Assembly yesterday.
Assembly Members voted four against and three in favour of the motion put to the house by MLA Michael Poole.
MLA Phyl Rendell seconded the motion and MLA Ian Hansen added his support. MLAs Mike Summers, Jan Cheek, Gavin Short and Barry Elsby did not support the motion.
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Horses triumph in Falklands inaugural Man v Horse race
IT may come as a surprise to some that over a long enough distance, human beings can outrun any creature on earth, including horses. What we lack in breakaway speed, we more than make up for in endurance, capable of covering vast distances after other animals become winded and unable to continue.
In the Falkland Islands inaugural Man v Horse race on Sunday, which was roughly based on that held every year in Wales, four horses triumphed, however the first (Skye ridden by Lisa Watson) was only eight minutes ahead of the first runner Dominic Smith (First Field Squadron) and six people in total managed to outrun three of the horses entered in the race. Second and third places overall went to Tennessee ridden by Sarah Cooper and Dixie ridden by Sharon Jaffray.
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