ladder hill
LADDER HILL
shot in 2004
Ladder Hill was the Tower Hill of St Helena
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JAMESTOWN
The Islands capital
A great view shot from my DJI Drone flying over Jamestown Harbour
Rupert Beach
RUPERT'S BEACH
Easily accessible and safe
Rupert's Beach a popular black sandy beach for days out.
Boer Cemetery
BOER CEMETERY
Individual graves aligned
Hillside burial ground cemetery at Knollcombes

Sport

Going downhill fast: Cable & Wireless claims kart trophy

Seven improvised vehicles careered down the hill into Jamestown in St Helena’s first ever kart racing event, organised by the disability charity SHAPE. Cable & Wireless was declared the overall winner at the end of a series of races in the Gravity Rush event. Mike Olsson, reporting on Saint FM Community Radio, declared the event …

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It’s a record: ten runners to sail in for ‘really hard’ races

The first record has already been broken in the St Helena Festival of Running, a fortnight before it has even begun. Ten visiting athletes are lined up to take part in St Helena’s next festival of running – which is ten times as many as the year before. In 2012, UK runner Henrietta Knight was …

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Skilled boatmen must not miss tourism boat, warns Hedge

Highly skilled boatmen on St Helena will miss out on a future tourism boom unless the island’s maritime rules are brought up to date, yachting expert Chris “Hedge” Shuter has warned.  He has been commissioned to help solve the problems of the island’s “unworkable” sea laws – and make sure local boatmen can get the …

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Watersports are on the horizon – for tourists and Saints

Jamestown’s historic seafront is set to bustle with watersports activities when well-off tourists begin flying into the island from 2016 – and Saints could join the fun.  Yachtmaster Hedge Shuter told Saint FM listeners: “People are going to want to go out sports fishing, they’re going to want to do their trips around the island. …

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