New Head of Policy for Falkland Islands Government
DIANE Simsovic has been announced as the new Head of Policy for the Falkland Islands Government.
Ms Simsovic is Canadian and has more than 35 years’ experience in the private and public sectors, with a background working at municipal, provincial and federal levels of Government, primarily focussing on economic development and growth. Ms Simsovic has also previously worked in environmental engineering and management consultancy.
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Falklands sports facility options on the table
A MULTI-PURPOSE sports arena with an Astroturf surface and a multi-use games arena was the most ambitious of three proposals presented to sports clubs and other individuals interested in the future development of Falklands sport, at a meeting on Monday.
MLA for Sport Mike Summers (pictured) Director of Central Services Matt Bassford along with Arch Henderson’s Project Engineer Darren Plato, outlined three all-weather sports facility proposals which have been examined by a Development Group. The group has also explored potential sites around Stanley.
The two other options comprised an all weather football pitch with a multi-sports surface, possibly with a 400m running track around the outside, and the second proposal is an indoor Astroturf playing surface, configured for at least three sports.
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