St Helena airport building is cleared for take-off

Digital impression of the airport building, all on one lever apart from the control tower

A new design for St Helena’s proposed airport terminal has been unanimously approved by executive councillors at a special meeting (31 July 2012). Governor Mark Capes said: “The new design sits well with the surrounding area, using an attractive mix  of glass and natural stone.  It compares very favourably with airport terminals that I have used […]

Recycling centre plans wait to be signed off

Plans for a recycling centre have also been submitted by SHAPE – St Helena’s Active Participation and Enterprise – which provides employment for people with learning difficulties and other disabilities. Permission is needed for containers and signs. The island’s planning board, which meets on Wednesday, is also considering an application from Solomons for new farrowing […]

Extra turbines are in the wind across island (comments added)

Go-ahead has been given for six new wind turbines to be erected on St Helena – with sites for more being considered on other parts of the island. St Helena Government says the existing turbines on Deadwood Plain help keep  down the extremely high cost of electricity, which is subsidised at a cost of about […]