In pictures: watch St Helena sink beneath the waves

A reader of The Guardian has warned that global warming and rising sea levels could meanĀ “islands like St Helena will disappear.” Click the pics to see it happen (with thanks to photographer Johnny Clingham of the St Helena Community website).

Basil Read ship: the pictures that made Johnny homesick

Picture taken from high ground, showing ship from above, with bow and stern ropes splayed out in all directions.

This photograph of the NP Glory 4 – the first ship ever to dock at St Helena – was taken from the side of the new airport haul road on the Pipe Ridge. It appears on the St Helena Community website, here, along with several other photographs. UK-based webmaster Johnny Clingham said: “I feel homesick […]

Cabinet minister’s speech goes live on Johnny’s website

The talk given by the man charge of funding St Helena’s airport, International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell MP, can now be heard on Johnny Clingham’s St Helena Community Website. The recording also includes the address given by Jimmy Johnston of Basil Read, the airport contractor. Click here to listen. SEE ALSO: AUDIO: DfID Secretary on […]