Lost Solomon’s deeds found after 160 years

For years, it had been believed that the deeds of several historic houses on St Helena had been destroyed by fire. But then someone pulled out a drawer from a desk in Jamestown, and made a most surprising discovery. Behind the drawer, lost to sight for decades, were papers documenting the sale of properties once […]

National Trust seeks new director to fight heritage threats

A search is on for a new campaigner to lead the fight to protect St Helena’s threatened heritage. St Helena National Trust is looking for a new director who can defend the island’s historic buildings as well as enhancing its natural assets – including critically endangered species. The job advertisement says: “The remote island of […]

Airport could bring ‘incredible’ tuna riches, says Adam

By Hardeep Kaur “Staggering” wealth may be in store for St Helena if links are set up on the international fishing market when its airport opens. The potential for yellowfin tuna to be sold for high prices has been pointed out by Adam Wolfe, director of the St Helena National Trust. He said: “We are […]