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  1. Wartime bomb found on Lamma

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The shell of a second world war bomb washed up on Power Station Beach on Lamma Island early yesterday. Brett Elliott, one of a group of island residents who had gone down to the beach to watch the pounding waves, said the shell appeared to have been on the seabed before being dislodged.An officer from the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Bureau later examined the shell before taking ...

  2. Noise and crime high on list of resort fears

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bay between 1996 and 1999, plans to move back after living in Happy Valley and on Lamma Island. 'The hotel will definitely be a factor in considering where I am going to buy a flat, but I have not been able to find any place better than here. Lamma Island is a bit too dirty for me,' she said. ...

  3. Lamma Fun Day

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Join the residents of Lamma and other day trippers for a fun day at Tai Wan To beach, 10 minutes' walk from Yung Shue Wan ferry pier. Games, markets, food, gift stalls, races, drumming workshop, volleyball tournament and more. Live music including Papa Jack, Garoupa and Thinking Out Loud. In aid of the Child Welfare Scheme in Nepal. Today, 10am-10pm. Inquiries: 2836 1759 ...

  4. Successful hatching for Lamma's turtles

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Three endangered green turtles laid 900 eggs on Lamma Island this year, half of which successfully hatched. Most of the baby turtles found their way to the ocean. The three ... 900km along the coast of the South China Sea, and arrived at a small island between Hainan island and Vietnam in late September. 'The satellite tracking studies indicate that some ...

  5. The best of alfresco

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... everything from prawns and garoupa to exotic spider crabs, which you can savour right next to the sea. Island life Lamma Seaview Man Fung Seafood Restaurant (5 Main Street, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, 29820719 or 2982 1112). Seafood. One of the more reliable seafood options on Lamma, the steamed crab with sour plums here is divine. The pleasant sea breeze goes well with a cold beer. ...

  6. Towering waterspout weaves its magic near Lamma

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Standing on the balcony of her Lamma island home early yesterday, Natalie Dillon was greeted with the sight of a towering waterspout spiralling from sea to sky. 'It was amazing,' ... south - before her view of the phenomenon was partly obscured by the Lamma island power station. Forecaster Tsui Kit-chi, at the Hong Kong Observatory, confirmed the sighting, saying marine ...

  7. Electoral fairness and ferry links top agenda on outlying islands

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... in Lantau, Lamma and Cheung Chau islands, the electorate includes Discovery Bay, Tung Chung, Yat Tung and Peng Chau. Blending a healthy mix of local and expatriate communities, the candidates in each ... 'The key issue is to open up the political process for outlying island districts so it will be more transparent,' Mr Chan said. He added that Lamma residents felt they had not been ...

  8. Death renews calls for helipad

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... services on the island has raged for years. It increased in September after journalist David Slough, who had lived on Lamma for 20 years, died after falling on to a bamboo fence. Many residents ... at the North Lamma Clinic after normal working hours. Hermann Ruegg, editor of the island's website, said: 'We really love living here, but we'd like to avoid dying here too early ...

  9. DJ opts for beach and airwaves

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... on Saturdays from 8pm-10pm called 'The Rhythm with Simon Willson', and he is a regular at the Lamma Island beach parties. 'I've done the six nights a week as a resident club DJ, ... why I like the Lamma beach parties: they are free for everyone, just bring attitude.' DJ Simon Willson's Top 10 1. For An Angel (E-Werk Club Mix), Paul Van Dyke 2. Open Up (Full ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... and CR2 (8pm-10pm). $760. Inquiries and registration: 8200 8240 Sponsored Family Walk On Lamma A 5km sponsored family walk from Yung Shue Wan to Sok Kwu Wan Pier on Lamma Island to raise funds ...




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