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

Nick is honoured for service to St Helena

Nick Stevens, in shorts and red shirt, accompanies Governor Capes past Scout buglers at St Helena Day
Nick Stevens, in red shirt, escorts Governor Mark Capes at the opening of St Helena Day celebrations (picture: Saint FM / St Helena Independent)

Nick Stevens is to receive a Badge of Honour for the work he does for St Helena, and especially the island’s young people.

As head of the New Horizons youth project in Jamestown he has overseen the organisation of St Helena Day celebrations for the past six years, raising thousands of pounds.

He and his team also organise group activity holidays on Ascension for young Saints, often giving them their first experience of leaving St Helena. Another trip is due to take place in 2013.

Nick gave his reaction on Facebook, saying he was “not sure what capacity I am receiving this for.”

The Badge of Honour and certificate is due to be presented at the Queen’s Birthday Garden Party at Plantation House on Saturday.

The award recognises loyal service by public servants, or “loyal and meritorious conduct that has provided exceptional benefit to the people of St Helena.”

The Certificate and Badge of Honour date back to 1957 but were not given on a regular basis until 2010, when Governor Andrew Gurr presented awards to Ann Sim, Desmond Wade and Robert Robertson.

Awards are also given for bravery.

SEE ALSO:
St Helena Day ‘best to date’, says Nick

LINKS:
Nick Stevens – Facebook

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