It’s all light on the night as Christmas comes to Jamestown

The Festival of Lights in Jamestown gets brighter every year. A replica RMS St Helena rolled down Main Street and in the bay, the real ship was lit up for her final Christmas. A large aircraft and even an air traffic control tower rumbled down through town as well, along with cheerleaders from Pilling School and […]

IN PICTURES: The big switch-on at St Helena’s airport

They travelled across St Helena, in poor weather, to witness the first switching-on of the many runway lights at the island’s first airport: another landmark in the progress towards its scheduled completion in February 2016. BRUCE SALT was there and has kindly sent the pictures below. He writes:  “The event was announced on Saint FM and the […]

St Helena’s very own offshore fishing vessel – in pictures

A large crowd of wellwishers gathered at the wharf in Jamestown to greet the arrival of the St Helena’s first island-owned offshore fishing vessel on 19 April 2014. A new company, Saint Marine Resources, was set up in January 2014 to buy and refit the trawler in Hout Bay, South Africa. The long-sought vessel will […]

Better late than never seen again…

Deep in the cellars, something stirred… it was New Horizons, cooking up another ghoulish treat for Hallowe’en, this time at Jamestown Community Centre. In 2012 the youth charity’s hugely successful fundraising night was held at High Knoll Fort, but a haunted house in Jamestown was easier to set up. It’s taken a while to get […]

Gravity Rush 2013: it’s a photo-finish

Click the pic to see a gallery of shots by NEIL GEORGE from Jamestown’s first-ever kart racing event – including drivers getting splatted with wet sponges on the Bridge.

All the fun of the Reading Sports – in pictures and interviews

Saints came from as far as Florida – and St Helena – for the annual Reading Sports in the UK. Click on the links below to see nearly 200 pictures from the day, and listen to the best of several interviews recorded for Saint FM by Simon Pipe of St Helena Online. Why not click on the interviews, […]

In pictures: RMS St Helena refit, week two

Funnel deck with new gym, looking a bit like a garden shed just in front of the funnel

Click the pics for images from week two of the RMS St Helena dry docking. SEE ALSO: In pictures: RMS St Helena in dry dock Life’s a blast for RMS St Helena refit team

Barry’s pictures capture St Helena Day laughter

Nicky Stevens’s team at New Horizons has staged a spirited St Helena Day celebration in Jamestown. Saints who are away from home can join in the laughter by looking at Barry Hubbard’s gallery of pictures on Facebook. They’re guaranteed to raise a smile.