August 2011

Sirocco signs up for Calvinball

Alston, NCD, Aug 28 – Sirocco’s first foray into the world of sports has been announced today as Premier Anderson introduces the country to “Calvinball”. The sport, popularised by the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” and introduced by it in 1990, has had a small »

Sunday, 28 August 2011

“Second Sirocco” project begins

Alston, NCD, Aug 27 – The Siroccan National Government has announced the beginning of an initiative to prepare Sirocco for major changes early next year. Dubbed the “Second Sirocco Project”, the objective is to organise many aspects of Sirocco for a possible shift in location next »

Saturday, 27 August 2011

National Capital District expands north

Alston, NCD, Aug 23 – The National Capital District has expanded north with new claims to the east and west of Ianson Island. Baker Island, an island just west of Ianson Island, joins the capital province along with the small riverside settlement of Port Ackland, a popular fishing spot also »

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Alston to go fully digital?

Alston, NCD, Aug 22 – The Alston Aerial, the capital’s tallest and most famous landmark, could soon vanish from the city’s skyline as plans are considered to shut off the city’s analogue television reception. Officials from the Alston City Council have proposed ending the »

Monday, 22 August 2011

Chancellor Fowler resigns

Alston, NCD, Aug 6 – Chancellor Anthony Fowler last night resigned his position after an argument in which anti-government sentiments were made public. Mr. Fowler last night added to Premier Anderson’s statement that “life is always good under the SFP!” with “unless »

Saturday, 6 August 2011

Weymouth accepted as seventh Siroccan Province

Copthorne, WE, Aug 1 – Weymouth has joined Sirocco as its seventh province, despite not being actual physical territory. The Siroccan claim on the fictional planet of Micras was accepted at 5:25pm NZST last night, although news has only just reached Alston on the successful claim. Premier »

Monday, 1 August 2011