Heart Shape water fall

Light winds, lots of rain and James town flooding.

Six months ago, St Helena experienced a very frustrating situation whereas the Island was faced with a critical water shortage. In February that situation improved when the long awaited down pour of rain finally came. Although rainfall has been fairly […]

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St Helena air service coming soon

The official announcement was delivered today. “That SA Air link are the chosen bidders to provide commercial air services to St Helena” The long awaited press release from the St Helena Government announcing the successful bidder was somewhat brief and […]

St Helena travel frustration.

Travel to St Helena by sea and air gets even more frustrating to say the least. The recent news of the RMS with a further problem and the Ascension runway closed for emergency repairs and despite all of this St […]

Dry gut water bore hole

Islanders frustration – No rain no water we die.

Over the past few months the Islands water supply has diminished allot due to the fact that there hasn’t been any substantial rainfall. It appears ludicrous to have a very serious fresh water shortage for a population of just four […]

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Along side at the Ruperts Jetty

Another milestone in St Helena’s’ history was made on Sunday the 3rd July 2016 when the Basil Read chartered MV Greta docked/berthed alongside of the newly built jetty at Rupert’s Bay. The MV Greta which arrived at St Helena on […]

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St Helena Airport officially certified but you cannot fly here just yet.

Air Safety Support International (ASSI) has officially issued the aerodrome certificate for the St Helena Airport. (HLE) Although the St Helena Airport is now officially certified there are still ongoing parallel tasks that requires completion before flights can commercially operate […]