Pictures bring back the holiday fun

The summer holidays have come to an end for UK school children but one last gallery of images should bring back happy memories of the 2014 Reading Sports. Click here to flick through 68 pictures – cheerful and cheeky – of the children’s medal presentations. SEE ALSO: Gallery 1: Fancy Dress Gallery 2: Seen at […]

Donald whizzes from Oz for ‘brilliant’ Reading Sports

The organisers of the Reading Sports must be doing something right – because Donald Joshua came all the way from Australia to attend. Donald – whose brother Brian still lives on St Helena – was one of more than 1,500 people who turned out for the annual UK gathering of Saints and their friends and […]

Elsa’s homecoming crackles over the airwaves

When Elsa Green returned to St Helena after 62 years of living abroad, she might have expected a fairly quiet homecoming – but for a highly unlikely encounter on the airwaves. A local paper in England, the Newbury Weekly News, tells of the chain of events that led to her arrival in Jamestown being greeted with full […]

Brits to pay 21 times island rate for dentist as fees double

New medical charges on St Helena mean UK visitors must pay 2,000 per cent more than islanders for dental care. The cost of a consultation for expats from the UK will rise by 150%, from £21 to £52.50. Expats from non-UK countries already pay the higher rate. Tourists should be covered by travel insurance. Prescription […]

Kedell addresses MPs and Peers at Jubilee reception

Kedell Worboys, the UK representative for St Helena Government, has given a speech at a reception in London to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. It dealt with issues facing the UK overseas territories and various Members of Parliament and Peers were present at the Speaker’s house to hear what she had to say. A number […]

Stacey and Laura see the Queen

St Helenians Stacey Thomas and Laura Lawrence were among crowds who turned out in Hitchin, in the UK, to see Her Majesty the Queen on a Jubilee year visit. See their picture gallery on Facebook, here.