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2013 Bermuda

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The 2013 NatWest Island Games in Bermuda meant plenty of planning and fundraising for those travelling across the Atlantic. The cost of taking part was estimated at more than £2000 per person, but that didn’t [read more…]

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2011 Isle of Wight

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The NatWest Island Games held in the Isle of Wight in 2011 ran from June 25th until July 1st. Orkney won four medals in total. A gold for archer Ian Brough in the men’s FITA [read more…]

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2009 Aland

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The 13th Nat West International Island Games were held in Aland in 2009 from June 27th – July 4th Orkney’s competitors came home with six medals in total – In the Archery Compound Head to [read more…]

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2007 Rhodes

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Rhodes 30th June – 6th July 2007 Initially there were many fears over holding the 2007 NatWest Island Games in Rhodes. Because the island is a major tourist destination, the population during the summer was [read more…]

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2005 Shetland

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9th – 15th July Shetland was the smallest island ever to host the games, and finding accommodation for the 2,300 visitors provided the organisers with a major headache. In the end two cruise liners were [read more…]

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2003 Guernsey

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28th June – 4th July. Thousands of spectators packed the seafront at St.Peter Port, the Island’s capital, on June 28th to watch around 2,500 competitors and officials parade from North Beach to the Albert Pier. [read more…]