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Governor mourns loss of Newpence Benjamin, ‘our friend’

Governor Mark Capes has joined in the tributes to Michael “Newpence” Benjamin, a popular St Helena businessman who has died aged 58. Others have expressed their sense of loss on Michael’s Facebook page, including his son, Rob. Governor Capes began his executive … Continue reading

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A political animal at Blue Hill? (update: mystery solved)

Cats aren’t renowned for their political activity. Or any activity, in fact. And yet the evidence of a recent constituency meeting seems to suggest that in Blue Hill at least, they take an informed interest in public affairs. At the … Continue reading

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Candidates wanted for ‘difficult job’ on council

A Writ of Election has been published following the resignation of legislative councillor Michael Benjamin. Anyone on the register of electors can be nominated to replace him, but voting will only be open to people in the West electoral area. … Continue reading

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