On the 8th December 2014 the FIA will be holding a service at St Martin in the Fields Church, London, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of two important naval battles that took place in 1914 soon after the beginning of the First World War. An information sheet about the service and reception that will follow are now available for dlownload on this site. For the information sheet click here here and for the Application form click here
“The Falkland Islands Association was represented by its chairman at the service of thanksgiving for the life of Admiral Sir John ‘Sandy’ Woodward GBE, KCB at Chichester Cathedral on Thursday, 14 November 2013.
FALKLAND ISLANDS: ELECTION OF NEW LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
Elections for the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly were held on 7 November 2013. 11 candidates stood for the Stanley constituency (75% turnout) and 5 for Camp (85% turnout). All members of the previous Legislative Assembly, save Dick Sawle, stood for re-election. All previous members, save Sharon Halford, were re-elected. New members were Michael Poole (a 29 year old economist who had served in the Central Secretariat and as manager of the King Edward Memorial hospital) and Phyllis Rendell (former Director of Mineral Resources and prior to that Superintendent of Education and, following her retirement, Commissioner for Complaints).