Island begins push for South African tourists and investors

Saints may be losing their head start as potential investors in St Helena’s hoped-for tourism boom. Enterprise St Helena has been briefing journalists in South Africa on the potential of the island, with 43 months to go until the island’s first airport is due to open. News reports on the island’s financial prospects coincide with […]

Henrietta says island running is ‘spectacular’

The top performer in the 2012 St Helena Festival of Running has said she would recommend other overseas athletes to compete in such “a spectacular place with marvellous people.” Henrietta Timms said: “If people know far enough in advance they will do it.” But she added: “The running is really hard because of the sheer […]

Marathon champ Henrietta keeps on running – and winning

Visiting runner Henrietta Timms has scored a third victory in the 2012 St Helena Festival of Running – after starting out by setting a new women’s record for the island marathon. Her tally in three events was: Sunday 24 June: St Helena Marathon, first place – 4 hrs, 27 mins, 57 secs Tuesday 26: 10K […]