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Penguin News - Falkland Islands

The battles of Coronel and the Falklands in the making Part 5 by Mensun Bound

Saturday August 29, 1914

Gneisenau: With the sinking of Hyades by Dresden British ships in South America were now reluctant to put to sea. On this day the Vice-Consul, Pernambuco, signalled the Admiralty: 'Rumours that Gneisenau in the area. Can you confirm?' Chief of Staff Sturdee testily replies: 'It is quite impossible that German cruiser Gneisenau is anywhere near you. Free the trade at once. F.C.D.S.'

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Executive Council Report August 27

A FINANCIAL Business Case for a New Port was examined by Executive Council Members this week's meeting (August 27) of Executive Council and the Director of Central Services (DCS) attended for this item, reports Member of Legislative Assembly Phyl Rendell.

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Penguin News Vol 26 No 10

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FIG/Morrison partnership to be formalised

Looking good for cruise ship season

Improvements to pharmacy waiting time

Ice bucket challenge

Lafonia with lumps - Montana with Sharon

 

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Chevening Scholarship and Oxford for Clare

ClareA West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford later this year, after being announced as the Falkland Islands' newest Chevening Scholar.

Clare Cockwell has been offered a full scholarship under the UK Government's Chevening programme to study towards an MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management at Hertford College.

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