Beechcraft Super King Air 200 aircraft

10 Sep Countdown to calibration flights

The excitement is almost palpable on St Helena as we near the date of St Helena Airport’s historic calibration flights (likely to be between Sunday, 13 and Thursday, 17 September). Justin Rothwell, Senior Aerodrome Inspector from Air Safety Support International (ASSI) last week completed his assessment...

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Liz Gill Jacob's Ladder

27 Aug Climbing Jacob’s Ladder

Thanks to travel journalist, Liz Gill, who visited St Helena in March for the Mail Online and shared this insight from her visit with us: A visit to St Helena is full of extraordinary experiences – and I didn’t have to wait long for my first...

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Boer prisoners on St Helena

20 Aug Remembering the Boer Prisoners

Our thanks go to Barbara B George, who has shared the following from her booklet “Boer Prisoners on St Helena”: St Helena was the first overseas destination for the prisoners from the Boer War. The first group of prisoners arrived on the island on board the MILWAUKEE...

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Green Wagon poly tunnels

06 Aug Starting a business on St Helena

This week we turn the spotlight on two fledgling businesses on St Helena, agricultural start-up Green Wagon and hairdressing salon, Beauty Spot. Ever wondered where fresh, tasty courgettes come from on St Helena? Owned, operated and managed by Joan Peters and Steve Evans, Green Wagon at...

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