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: April 2015

UK hospital agrees to operate on severely disabled Saint girl – but only after judge denounces three others that refused

A Saint teenager with “catastrophic” disabilities is to be given a desperately-needed operation in the UK – but only after three National Health Service trusts REFUSED to treat her. St Helena’s chief justice, Judge Charles Ekins, said it was “shameful” that three hospitals apparently could not afford to take her, even though she was entitled …

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TV news makes the news

Broadcasting history has been made on St Helena with the transmission of the island’s first weekly television news bulletin. Watch Liam Yon make an impressive debut as a newsreader here The bulletin has been produced by South Atlantic Media Services – publisher of The Sentinel – in partnership with videographer Richard Moors of island-based Vision Media. …

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Air link with Jo’burg brings praise and concerns

Legislative Council members have welcomed the announcement that Comair Limited is to operate Saturday flights to St Helena in a British Airways aircraft. But they also voiced concerns about crime, transport of Ascension, and the future of the island’s long-standing medical links with Cape Town. Read more: Chief sec admits doubts over medical care and Jo’burg crime …

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Higher taxes for the highest earners: tough budget makes unpopular decisions ‘for the many, not the few’

A higher rate of income tax has been introduced on St Helena as part of a tough Budget that has caused “disquiet” for some. But Financial Secretary Colin Owen said it was a Budget for the benefit of the many, not the wealthiest few. The highest earners will pay 31% tax on all income over …

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