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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 sort of an anticlimax; As it was always apparent who was going to be the […]

Air Partner to bring home passengers affected by RMS voyage cancellation.

It has been announced by SHG that an Air partner chartered RJ85 Aircraft will arrive at St Helena’s Airport from Cape Town with some of the affected RMS passengers onboard as early as Wednesday 03rdMay 2017. The affected passengers spent weeks of frustration sitting in Capetown whilst SHG and DFID negotiated and agreed to put […]

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 Helena has an operational airport but no air service. Rumours are on the Streets of […]

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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 thousand people living on St Helena. Unfortunately this is the reality and residents have barely […]

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Ascension Island Accommodation drought for September.

Ascension Island Government has announced that there is no available Hotel Accommodation available for rent for the first three weeks in the month of September. The Obsidian Hotel which is located in Georgetown, is the only Hotel on the Island, but the hotel is confirmed as fully booked from the 1st September to the 23rd […]

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Proposed Food safety ordinance could increase cost of living on St Helena

The majority of food products sold to the consumer in a Supermarket on St Helena Island normally costs more than double and in some cases almost triple the actual price that can be seen in your normal high street supermarket outlet in South Africa or the UK. St Helena depends on the majority of its […]