Catch up with Saint FM and the Indy via new links

The Saint FM website has temporarily stopped working – but you can still listen to the station through a new web page set up by computer whizz Johnny Clingham. And you can read your weekly paper via St Helena Online: Listen to Saint FM St Helena Independent 30 August 2013

Click to show your support for Saint FM

The team reviving Saint FM is optimistic of being granted a licence within days. An online poll has been set up to gauge the level of support for streaming broadcasts on the internet – with a small annual fee to listen.  by Johnny Clingham St Helena & Ascension Island Community website  The Saint FM team, led by Mrs Julie Thomas, reports […]

RMS breakdown: Facebook comments

They have to fix and KEEP the RMS St Helena! You can’t rely on costly air travel alone. Export/import via sea is the only way. St Helena Government must not make same stupid mistake like South Africa – SA got no ships! – Merle Martin Even though she breaks down from time to time, she […]

St Helena Community wants to kick-start its forum

From Johnny Clingham: The St Helena & Ascension Island Community website is looking at ways to kick-start its discussion forum. Anyone with ideas to get people talking is invited to share them here:  St Helena & Ascension Island Community forum

I’ll have a Jimmy Gin and tonic, please…

In historical times, it was a rough home-made punch called arrack that kept the people of St Helena happy: now, it could be Jamestown Gin. The island’s distillery is launching it as a new product, reports Johnny Clingham on the St Helena Community website. Read his story here.

St Helena goes live at annual UK gathering

A live video link is being set up between St Helena and the Reading Sports – the annual gathering of St Helenians in the UK. Enterprise St Helena is inviting people on the island to book two-minute slots to send greetings to family and friends overseas via the video link on Sunday 26 August 2012. For […]

In pictures: watch St Helena sink beneath the waves

A reader of The Guardian has warned that global warming and rising sea levels could mean “islands like St Helena will disappear.” Click the pics to see it happen (with thanks to photographer Johnny Clingham of the St Helena Community website).

Arcadia passenger questions P&O’s intentions

Messages of disappointment continue to reach St Helena Online regarding the failure of P&O Cruises to allow passengers ashore in “millpond” conditions when the Arcadia called at the island in April 2012. The latest is from Diana Rainham, of Essex, UK, in response to coverage of the debacle. She writes: “I was on the Arcadia […]

New Cable & Wireless deal heralds mobile phones

Mobile phone masts could soon be springing up across St Helena (except on the bits that are to have wind turbines). On Tuesday, 26 June 2012, executive councillors agreed the terms of a new telecommunications licence that should bring mobile phone technology to Jamestown, Half Tree Hollow and – who knows? – maybe even Sandy […]