Provinces

Premier opens Bradford and Kinross

Bradford, KR, Feb 16 – Sirocco has today adopted its fourth capital in one year after Premier Daniel Anderson formally opened Bradford for business this afternoon. Anderson departed from Alston at around 8am Eastern Time this morning, arriving in Bradford shortly before 12:30pm this afternoon. Bradford was formally proclaimed the capital by Anderson at 12:34pm, […]

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Repair work begins on Government Buildings floor

Alston, CA, Jan 10 – Rotten flooring underneath Alston’s Government Buildings has finally been addressed today as work begins on tearing out and replacing failing floorboards underneath the Meeting Hall. Contractors this afternoon began removing wooden beams and floorboards affected by borer decades ago that has weakened to near breaking point. The condition of some boards […]

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North East defences bolstered against Christmas attacks

Kent, TF, Dec 23 – Sirocco’s northeastern provinces have had their defences strengthened for the Christmas-New Year break in a move designed to counter any hostile attack, the government said late last evening. The Siroccan Defence Forces moved into locations across the northeast yesterday, with Alston, Kent and Kenbank receiving the bulk of the reinforcement. […]

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Sirocco to establish national parks

Alston, CA, Dec 17 – Sirocco is to gain a number of national parks following legislation passed this afternoon in Alston. The National Parks Act 2013 gives provision for the establishment of national parks in order to preserve “area[s] of outstanding beauty, natural or man-made, that is of great cultural and scenic importance to the […]

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Rathlyn pack-up complicated by box shortage

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 19 – Work has this afternoon begun on packing up Rathlyn for this weekend’s move back to Alston. The size of the task means that despite starting just after 4:30pm Sirocco time this afternoon, the city will not be ready to leave until early tomorrow afternoon. The government has begun collating documents and preparing […]

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Havilland, Alston to regain capital status

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – The capital-hopping Sirocco engaged in in February is set to occur again in reverse next week, with confirmation coming from the government that Rathlyn is to lose its capital status next Wednesday. Premier Daniel Anderson said in a press statement this afternoon that arrangements had been made to leave the […]

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Internet outages plague Rathlyn

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 3 – Rathlyn’s notoriously temperamental Internet connection is again having problems, this time striking at a crucial time for the capital. Connection problems were first reported on Friday evening, with sporadic cut-outs affecting consumers across the city. While by no means an infrequent occurrence, its continuation through Saturday and into the early […]

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Sirocco pushes south to Foveaux Strait

Land’s End, ST, Sep 7 – Sirocco has moved even further south with the acquisition of a new territory at the southern tip of New Zealand’s South Island. The Territory of Stirling, proclaimed at 5:03pm this evening, encompasses Stirling Point, located slightly south of Bluff, New Zealand and at the end of the country’s State […]

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Premier makes visit to Greater Hagley

Greater Hagley, Sep 5 – Premier Daniel Anderson today made his first visit to Sirocco’s new South Island with an official visit to the territory of Greater Hagley. Initially planned for yesterday but postponed to today as a result of inclement weather, the Premier visited Greater Hagley this morning as part of his tour of […]

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400 visit Rathlyn for national exposition

Rathlyn, HB, Sep 1 – More than 400 people flocked to Rathlyn yesterday to explore the nation’s capital and take in Siroccan culture during the Rathlyn National Exposition of Sirocco. The Exposition, held to celebrate the first anniversary of Hobson province, allowed people from as far afield as Christchurch to visit Rathlyn, learn about the Siroccan […]

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