Good bye “The last from us”

Enterprise St Helena and the St Helena Tourism team shot what looks like their final moving St Helena promotional video  which was posted online today. Staff from Enterprise St Helena and St Helena Tourism with brave faces waved goodbye to the camera  with their usual smiley faces, but no doubt it came with heavy hearts […]

Competing in the London marathon on St Helena.

St Helena route

Neil Foster will join over 40000 other competitors from around the world to compete in the virtual London marathon on Sunday 04th October. Neil’s run will take place virtually on St Helena which is possibly the remotest participant joining the virtual marathon; St Helena is also going to be one of the most challenging places in […]

Island wide petition to sort out fishing business

St Helena’s Commercial Fisherman’s Association (SHCFA) has decided that it is now time to launch an Island wide petition with the intention of overturning and terminating the current process involving PQ Trading (SHG’s preferred investor to process fish on St Helena) and to call for an open and transparent process that ensures the security of […]

Could Titan be the next Airline for St Helena

Titan boeing

Today it was confirmed that Titan Airways has been selected to operate a second charter flight to St Helena on the 27th July 2020. The charter flight will depart London Stansted and will stop over at Ascension Island on the way to St Helena. Inbound passenger numbers on this charter flight to St Helena is […]

Team effort to get a St Helena Football team Inter-Island Games

St Helena football team

Its less than a year away and the St Helena Football Association is planning to enter a St Helena football team into the NatWest International Island Games which are scheduled held in Guernsey next July (2021). To facilitate getting a team to the games, the Association needs to raise sufficient funding to enable the team […]

Could this One Web news be great for St Helena

Sat ground Station St Helena

This could be great news for St Helena as Oneweb, the UK satellite company that declared bankruptcy in late March 2020, was  the company that had committed to establish a major ground station on St Helena, will very likely be acquired by a consortium led by Indian Bharti Enterprises and the UK Government following an auction […]

Fishing vessel MV Extractor

MV Extractor

St Helena’s first island-owned offshore fishing vessel arrived on the island on 19 April 2014, with friends and family of her crew waiting to welcome them ashore. Bruce Salt photographed the vessel’s arrival, a round-the-island trip, and the return from the first fishing expedition. Click on any of the thumbnails to see a slideshow of […]

Sharon Wainwright (1960-2011) – a tragic loss

St Helena Airport Timeline 2011 continued 15 August: Sharon Wainwright, St Helena Government’s airport project manager, died suddenly in London. In a tribute, Governor Andrew Gurr wrote: “Sharon was so vibrant and full of life that we are all finding it hard to come to terms with her passing. Her death is more than untimely; it […]

Ma Flo’s 100th birthday party

When you’re a 100 years old and feeling good about it, why settle for only one party? Florence Richards – known as Ma Flo – celebrated her centenary on 25 October 2013 with fellow residents at the Community Care Centre and then had a tea party with His Excellency the Governor at Plantation House. Greg […]