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Better late than never seen again…

Deep in the cellars, something stirred… it was New Horizons, cooking up another ghoulish treat for Hallowe’en, this time at Jamestown Community Centre. In 2012 the youth charity’s hugely successful fundraising night was held at High Knoll Fort, but a … Continue reading

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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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Graham beats Jacob’s Ladder record – hands down

The record for climbing Jacob’s Ladder has been broken by less than a second – by a “runner” who went up on all fours. Graham Doig cleared the 699th step of the St Helena landmark in a time of 5 minutes, … Continue reading

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Grease is the word at open-air movie night

Two large pans of plo went liked Greased Lightnin’ and the T-Birds and Pink Ladies went together nicely. And best of all, it didn’t rain on movie night when New Horizons staged an open-air screening of the movie Grease at Francis Plain … Continue reading

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Screams pierce the night in High Knoll haunting

The blood-soaked, knife-wielding maniac who lunged out of the darkness gave a whole new meaning to the term, “family butcher.” The Hallowe’en haunting of St Helena’s High Knoll Fort was declared “a fantastic night” by Nick Stevens. Click here for pictures of Hallowe’en … Continue reading

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In pictures: a foretaste of High Knoll Hallowe’en

As the team from New Horizons prepares to turn High Knoll Fort into a haunted castle, click here to see pictures of a similar Hallowe’en event at Kingshurst Community Centre. Read more here.

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Prepare for a scare as Nick wakes ghosts of High Knoll Fort

High Knoll Fort has seen some gruesome things in its time. Two centuries ago, to the very year, six men were hanged there on a makeshift gallows, for leading a mutiny. It is about to become a place of horror once again – … Continue reading

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Nick is honoured for service to St Helena

Nick Stevens is to receive a Badge of Honour for the work he does for St Helena, and especially the island’s young people. As head of the New Horizons youth project in Jamestown he has overseen the organisation of St … Continue reading

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St Helena Day ‘best to date’, says Nick

The “best St Helena Day” for years raised more than two and a half thousand pounds for Nick Stevens’s organising team at New Horizons. Monday’s celebrations included the biggest firework display seen on the island for a decade, and the introduction of … Continue reading

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