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Reading Sports in pictures – general shots

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Brilliant sunshine brought a glow to the 2012 Reading Sports – the largest annual gathering of St Helenians in the UK. Click on the pictures for a flavour of the August bank holiday fun.

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Reading Sports in pictures – the racing

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Strangely, the adult egg and spoon race wasn’t included in the 2012 Olympics, and Jessica Ennis wasn’t required to leap about with a balloon between her knees. But that’s all part of the fun at the annual Saints’ sports day, held … Continue reading

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Reading Sports in pictures – medal winners

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Everyone was a winner at the 2012 Reading Sports – but some won more than a good day out. Alan Bills, town crier of Bristol, presented medals to Saints, family members and friends who took part in the traditional racing.

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Reading Sports in pictures – evening

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Hundreds of Saints partied into the night at the 2012 Reading Sports – dancing to the disco or whirling round the floor to the playing of “The Saint Duo” (all four of them). Many preferred to stand outside enjoying good company … Continue reading

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In pictures: pupils’ tobacco campaign posters

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Click the pic to see the posters produced by St Helena’s young people to encourage islanders to avoid smoking, with new tobacco controls due to come into force on 1 September 2012.

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In pictures: RMS St Helena in dry dock

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Click on the thumbnails to see full-size images of work on the RMS St Helena during its 2012 dry dock refit in Cape Town.

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All secure: airport ship is first to dock at St Helena

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The NP Glory 4 has become the first ship ever to dock at St Helena. The ocean-going landing craft dropped her bow ramp on to the new jetty at Rupert’s Bay shortly after 08:00 local time on Wednesday, 11 July … Continue reading

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GALLERY: The wreck of the Queequeg

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Click to see the wrecking of the classic yacht Queequeg at Jamestown, St Helena, on 6 September 2011. All pictures are published by kind permission of Bruce Salt. See report below.

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