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Christmas on St Helena

29 December 2019
Festival of Lights, annual holiday markets and more...

Minor offences to be decriminalised for first time

28 November 2019
Currently, all offences on St Helena are dealt with and recorded as criminal. But that is set to change...

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week on St Helena

22 November 2019
A look at St Helena's business climate and the local entrepreneurs finding success despite challenges...

Five candidates are standing for the Nov. 27 by-election

13 November 2019
One of these five candidates will on Nov. 27 be voted into the vacant Legislative Council seat...

Robyn Midwinter graduates in Veterinary Nursing

05 November 2019
Robyn Midwinter has graduated in Veterinary Nursing...

Kenickie Andrews becomes new Napoleon impersonator

25 October 2019
Kenickie Andrews was revealed as the new Napoleon impersonator on Thursday Oct. 10...

Marine science videogame, book feature St Helena

18 October 2019
St Helena is the central feature of a new marine science "make-a-zine" and an upcoming videogame being introduced in UK schools...

St Helena's environment "of global importance" in climate change crisis

11 October 2019
The recent State of Nature report heavily emphasises the importance of the south Atlantic UK Overseas Territories to the endemic populations of Britain and the world.

What is it like looking after our island's endemics?

04 October 2019
"It's all about health and safety up here on the peaks when you're working on the ledges – there are deep drops which you can't see because of the Tree Fern that's covering them, so you're just walking blind."...

St Helena cyclists rides alongside London to Monaco

27 September 2019
Keen local cyclists travelled from Plantation to Ruperts the same time the London to Monaco ride took place...

International Youth Day on St Helena

20 September 2019
St Helena held its first International Youth Day at the Mule Yard on Friday, Sept. 13, with Year 9 and 10 Students in Prince Andrew School taking part in the various activities organised by the Children and Adults Social Care Directorate...

Salvation Army Musical Evening

13 September 2019
People gathered in the Salvation Army Hall for another Musical Evening on September 6...

Three Students On Their Way to University

06 September 2019
Three Students will depart St Helena on Saturday Sept. 7 to undertake further studies in University...

PAS Results Day 2019

30 August 2019
On August 23 Prince Andrew School (PAS) students received their GCSE, AS and A-Level results...

Hospital Awards handed over to Museum

25 August 2019
On Aug. 16 the Norah March Trophy and Rose Bowl was handed over to the Museum after being situated in the Hospital...

Girl Guides off to Jamboree Camp in Bermuda

16 August 2019
On Sunday, Aug. 11 St Helena Guides Leaders departed St Helena on their way to International Jamboree Camp in Bermuda. Prior to their departure, Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook hosted a reception at Plantation House to bid farewell...

St Helena helps Tristan da Cunha

09 August 2019
In July, Tristan was hit by a significant storm where no one was hurt, but a lot of residential houses were damaged. Now St Helena has stepped up to help...

Three More Saints Graduate from University

02 August 2019
Two weeks ago, three Saints graduated from University with First-Class Honours. Since then, three more Saints graduated from University...

Three Saints Graduate University with First-Class Honours

18 July 2019
Three young Saints, who departed St Helena on scholarship in 2016 to undertake studies, on July 15 graduated with bachelor's degrees from University of Portsmouth...

100% Renewable: Finally Happening?

11 July 2019
After more than a year of silence, an agreement that would see St Helena become a 100% renewable-energy island may finally be happening...

July's Stargazing Tips

04 July 2019
The bright band of the Milky Way across the sky is unmistakable here in the dark skies of St Helena...

Desalination: A Solution for St Helena?

27 June 2019
News of an island-wide water shortage last week spurred people, like the Facebook commenters quoted above, to ask why St Helena doesn't use desalination. But how feasible is desalination really, for St Helena?...