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The Brazilian Naval offshore patrol ship Araguari has just arrived (0800) in James bay. The Araguari will remain in James bay until 10 am tomorrow.  An evening reception for the ships company is planned for this evening at the Briars. The RMS St Helena is also due to depart St Helena today. More info to […]

The 90m 2200 ton offshore Brazilian Navy patrol ship Araguari is scheduled to call at James Bay (St Helena ) tomorrow 01 April 2016. The Araguari will remain at James bay overnight and will depart the Island AM on Saturday morning. A crew reception have been arranged at the Briars for tomorrow evening. The Araguari […]

Jonathan the 184 year old Tortoise who has lived at Plantation House for the last few decades could hardly wait for Governor Capes to depart St Helena last week before he could get his first bath by Dr Jo Collins. Jonathan’s bath was such an occasion that even the UK Sun newspaper www.sun.co.uk who is […]

After over 4 years in office Governor Mark Capes waved good bye as he departed St Helena on the 18th March 2016. Governor Capes was appointed as Governor of St Helena in late 2011 and took up his appointment the same year (October) Governor Mark Andrew Capes was previously serving as Chief Executive on Turks […]

Atlantic Star Airlines who have been very opened and transparent about their plans to operate an air charter air link to St Helena has announce earlier this week that approval have been given for their Uk to St Helena 2016 charter flight programme. Andrew Radford Director of Regulation from A Star has been working with […]

It has been made official that 120 passengers will enjoy the luxury of Comair’s brand new Aircraft a Boeing 737 -800 that will fly to St Helena from Johannesburg. As mention in an early posting from this website the 737-800 Aircraft is the second-longest aircraft in the Boeing 737 range. It is known for its […]

Recent Internal reviewing of the firearms processes on St Helena has action new changes for new and existing licence applications. From now on new applications and existing applications will meet the new criteria. A newly approved application form will include in-depth checks of previous convictions or offences and relationships to the licence holder. Storage of […]

How many of you locally on St Helena have viewed the inside of what we know locally as Longwood Farm House (Bertrand’s Cottage). Bertrand’s Cottage is located 100 yards from Longwood Dairy and a short walk away from Napoleons House which is located at the end of Longwood Avenue. Bertrand’s Cottage was the home of […]

The Air service operated by Comair to St Helena when the new airport opens will boost the South African tourism market, according to an article written on a South African news website yesterday “Comair Chief Executive Officer Erik Venter said while it is an unusual route, it will be beneficial to South Africa. There was […]

This week The St Helena Police Directorate said good bye to a retiring serving officer after 28 years of service. Merlin George (Assistant Superintendent of Police to Chief Inspector) completed his final day of work on 29th February 2016. Merlin Joined the St Helena Police service as a police constable on 22nd October 1984. In 1985 […]


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