Sirocco marks second anniversary, Anderson warns of micronational inactivity

Alston, NCD, Nov 4 – Sirocco has surpassed the longevity of the Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia by reaching its second birthday today. At midnight the national anthem was played, while later on in the morning a large breakfast was held in Alston this morning to mark the occasion. Throughout the day there have been celebratory messages, videos and a general feeling of patriotism throughout the nation. Premier Daniel Anderson spoke tonight live on SBC National Radio on several topics. Discussing the importance of maintaining activity, he stated that: A micronation is not an easy thing to maintain. Much planning must … Continue reading Sirocco marks second anniversary, Anderson warns of micronational inactivity

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SBC, Sirocco Times join Micronational Press Council

Alston, NCD, Apr 13 – The Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation and the Sirocco Times have both joined the Micronational Press Council as a move of support for other micronational broadcasters and media outlets. The Council, “a self-regulatory body of micronational media outlets”, aims to organise broadcasters together and handle complaints, and it is known that both the Dranorian Broadcasters’ Guild and the A1 Broadcasting Commission had been trying to persuade Minister of Access Daniel Anderson to allow both the SBC and the Times to join for some time. Tonight it was confirmed that permission had been granted to both outlets to … Continue reading SBC, Sirocco Times join Micronational Press Council

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Picayune closing down

The Alston Picayune, 15/11/2010 – 10/07/2011 It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the closing of the Alston Picayune. Since its establishment on November 15, 2010, the Picayune was the source of opinion and world news (well almost that second one), but throughout its history the Times has always been the dominant newspaper, and it is because of this and the fact that the Picayune has not been well-used throughout its near-eight-month tenure that I announce today’s closure of this news service. The Commonwealth Avenue section, the Picayune’s most well-known section, will now be carried by the … Continue reading Picayune closing down

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