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Steeple appeal is launched as Ivy clings to her dream

Ivy Ellick’s dream of restoring the steeple to Jamestown’s parish church has taken a first step to being realised – more than 30 years after she vowed to make it happen. She and fellow churchwarden Cathy Hopkins have launched an … Continue reading

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How Jamestown lost a landmark – and Ivy vowed to restore it

IVY ELLICK made a vow when St Helena lost one of its best-loved landmarks. One day, she said, she would see the steeple put back on the oldest Anglican church in the Southern Hemisphere. Here, she tells the story behind the … Continue reading

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Fundraisers plan global push in Jamestown steeple campaign

A worldwide appeal is to be launched for money to restore one of St Helena’s lost landmarks: the steeple on St James’ Church, one of the ‘wonders’ of the island. Here, churchwarden IVY ELLICK outlines a campaign plan worthy of … Continue reading

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Rebuilding lost steeple – next job for church fund-raisers?

After more than a decade of restoration efforts, a group of church fund-raisers are braced for their most ambitious project yet – to replace the missing steeple on Jamestown’s historic parish church. The steeple had to be dismantled in 1980 because it had … Continue reading

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