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

Month: November 2012

Revealed: blunders that caused Tristan da Cunha wreck disaster

Last year’s shipwreck disaster on Tristan da Cunha was caused by a drowsy officer who thought Nightingale Island was a rain cloud, an investigation has revealed. The chief mate of the MS Oliva failed to change course when Tristan’s sister island showed up on radar, and the ship ploughed on to rocks. People on Tristan spent weeks trying to save …

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St Helena’s press law a step too far for Britain?

British politicians are divided over whether to bring in tough press controls similar to those on St Helena. The prime minister, David Cameron, said enforcing standards by law could end three centuries of press freedom. But the leaders of the other two main parties want the government to pass a new law to protect people from abusive reporting. …

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Airport jobs are not a licence for banned drivers, say police

Banned drivers and learners employed on St Helena’s airport project have been warned they must not drive in public places while at work. People without a valid licence can drive on construction sites with consent from airport contractor Basil Read – but the exemption does not cover the whole of the development area. Sergeant Ray …

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Domestic violence on St Helena: six arrests in three months

St Helena Police dealt with seven incidents of domestic violence in the space of three months between August and November 2012. One of the people arrested was a woman. The cases have all been detailed in the island’s weekly crime bulletin.  Reports by DETECTIVE SERGEANT CLARENCE ROBERTS Monday 13 August 2012: During the early hours, police …

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