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

Pitcairn

MP ‘shocked’ by tales of environmental failings

A Member of Parliament has reacted with dismay to allegations about the British government’s performance on protecting the environment of UK overseas territories. Caroline Lucas, the country’s only Green Party MP, said the government’s systems were “constitutionally not working.” She said: “The more I hear, the more shocking the situation seems to be.” She expressed …

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Island flags ‘will be flown’ at Queen’s birthday parades

The flags of Britain’s overseas territories are to feature in the birthday celebrations for Her Majesty the Queen – at the annual Trooping the Colour parade. The idea was put forward by Andrew Rosindell MP, who said the flags should be displayed in the ceremony at Buckingham Palace and on “all appropriate state occasions”. Mr Rosindell, chairman …

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Island life is tough, report finds – but a Lottery win would help

Corruption, crime, poor education, and lack of transparency in island governments have emerged as key issues in the UK’s overseas territories. They are picked out in an independent report on the results of a public consultation, held in 2011 by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. The 43-page document only sets out what people …

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