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Airport walk gets diverted to a new horizon

Fund-raisers have been told it is not safe to go ahead with a sponsored walk up the airport haul road on St Helena – for the time being. Fresh digging has taken place on the 14-kilometre track, creating a risk of … Continue reading

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New Horizons walkers are in for the long haul (road)

The New Horizons group has come up with yet another novel fund-raising idea for its youth work – a sponsored walk up the new airport haul road. The 14-kilometre track, built to carry construction traffic and materials from the new wharf in … Continue reading

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Night working starts as rocks obstruct airport road

Airport gangs will work into the night for the next few weeks to force a way through rocks that are blocking completion of St Helena’s new haul road. Heavy construction vehicles are stranded in Rupert’s Valley, unable to get through … Continue reading

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Work starts on airport haul road

Work has started on building a 14-kilometre haul road from Rupert’s Bay to the site of St Helena’s airport on Prosperous Bay Plain. The first section has been cut through Bilberry Field, just to the north of the golf course … Continue reading

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