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St Helena wharf

A history of the wharf

St Helena has offered a safe haven for plentiful shipping over the centuries, a fact that has inspired local historian Barbara B George to write her latest booklet, ‘A History of the Wharf, St Helena’. We asked her to tell us a little more… “St Helena was once for her size, the most important and <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/a-history-of-the-wharf/">Read More</a>

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Governor Lisa Phillips

Catching up with Governor Lisa Phillips

Lisa Phillips was sworn in as the 65th Governor of St Helena on 25 April, the first woman to be appointed to the role.  A couple of months into the new job we ask her what she thinks of St Helena so far… Your last posting was in Kenya for the Department for International Development (DIFD), <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/catching-governor-lisa-phillips/">Read More</a>

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RMS St Helena sails into 2017

It seems we won’t be waving goodbye to our beloved RMS St Helena just yet…Following her visit to London and by popular demand, St Helena Government announced this week that the RMS St Helena schedule has been extended up until 1 July 2017. It’s been confirmed that the RMS passenger and freight service will continue <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/rms-st-helena-sails-2017/">Read More</a>

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Diana's Peak

What’s in a name? St Helena’s highest peaks

Many visitors to St Helena will no doubt include Diana’s Peak in their itinerary and this week we’re sharing research conducted by Chris Hillman, former director of the St Helena National Trust, into the names of the Island’s highest peaks. When and why were the three names, Diana, Actaeon and Cuckold chosen, he asks. Diana’s <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/whats-name-st-helenas-highest-peaks/">Read More</a>

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Reg Yon & Sons

Name of Company: Reg Yon & Sons Name of proprietor: Reginald Yon Address: Ever Green, Half Tree Hollow Phone Number: (00290) 25555 Email: Blue.Lantern@helanta.co.sh or keith.michelle@helanta.co.sh Daily Rates: – £15.00 per day Car Types: Focus and Renault Total Number in fleet: 16 Public Liability: Yes Insurance Type: Comprehensive Capacity of vehicle: 4-5    

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