I briefed councillors on Friday about my attendance at this seminar and so I'm now able to share this information. Having been nominated by my fellow councillors in August last year I duly attended this CPA Governance Seminar from 14 to 26 November 2010. The Seminar took place in London, Brussels and Cardiff.
The South Atlantic Territories Co-operative Forum will meet to discuss tourism and conservation but Elected Members and UK Representatives of St Helena, Ascension Island, the Falklands, and Tristan da Cunha also need to think of a fundamental yet frustrating issue – money.
On the 17th January the Tristan authorities received a message from the container vessel Aliacana Maua that they had a sick crewman on board and wish to call in at Tristan for medical assistance.
Photo (c) James Glass (Tristan Times)
I will be leaving tomorrow to visit Tristan for the first time, in spite of the fact that I have been Governor of that even remoter island for 38 months. I know that many Saints here have many friends on Tristan and I will be taking greetings from many of you.
The children’s Christmas concert this year was held on Monday the 13th December. The theme of this year’s play was based on the 1961 volcano, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the eruption of the volcano on Tristan at that time.