Pictures bring back the holiday fun

The summer holidays have come to an end for UK school children but one last gallery of images should bring back happy memories of the 2014 Reading Sports. Click here to flick through 68 pictures – cheerful and cheeky – of the children’s medal presentations. SEE ALSO: Gallery 1: Fancy Dress Gallery 2: Seen at […]

Donald whizzes from Oz for ‘brilliant’ Reading Sports

The organisers of the Reading Sports must be doing something right – because Donald Joshua came all the way from Australia to attend. Donald – whose brother Brian still lives on St Helena – was one of more than 1,500 people who turned out for the annual UK gathering of Saints and their friends and […]

Try out new Sports venue at St Helena dance

A St Helena dance night on 12 October 2013 will give Saints a chance to try out the new venue for the annual Reading Sports. The St Helena Association decided to move the annual UK gathering of Saints after 34 years of hosting it at Reading Rugby Club’s ground in Sonning. The new venue at […]

Saint doctor Petrina contemplates a home visit

Petrina Williams, the first ever island-educated St Helenian qualify as a doctor, is contemplating returning home to practise in Jamestown. But even after five years of university study and another five in training in the UK, she says will still have to acquire new skills if she’s to work somewhere as isolated as St Helena. […]

Richard’s pictures of Reading Sports go online – all 500 of them

More than 500 pictures of the annual Saint gathering have now been posted on the St Helena Association website. Richard Bennett’s shots capture the action in the races at Reading Sports, as well as the fun on the bouncy castles and rodeo rides. There are also pictures of Saints enjoying the Enterprise St Helena video link with the island. High-quality copies of […]

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 […]

Matt heads to Reading Sports to lure Saints back home

Saints attending the annual Reading Sports day in the UK will be encouraged to consider moving back to St Helena to be part of its hoped-for economic transformation. Matthew Joshua of the Saint Connect project is heading for UK to attend the Bank Holiday weekend event, run by the St Helena Association. He will also run […]