Flights to St Helena Island from South Africa fly weekly, on Saturdays from Johannesburg. SA Airlink use Embraer E190 aircraft on the route, capable of carrying 98 passengers. Return tickets start at £804 and go up to £1,544. After one year of flights we
SMALL BUSINESSES WORKING FROM HOME | Sharon Henry "The shop started in the late 80's," recalls Amelia with a wistful look in her eye, "my Dad (Eric 'Anderson' Andrews,) used to work on the RMS, bringing grocery items from Cape Town and selling them from
PRESERVING THE TRADITIONAL COUNTRY SHOPS, Part 3 | Sharon Henry "We opened this shop in 1974 so it has been going for over 42 years now," says Audrey glancing at the blanket of rain falling just outside her Blue Hill Shop door.
SIMON HENRY, 45, TARGET RIFLE SHOOTER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE | Sharon Henry "I was nervous leading up to the Gotland 2017 International Island Games; preparation was intense. I had been one of the favourites in the Jersey 2015 Games to medal in the 3P Individual.
Travel to St Helena by air took a step closer yesterday, 17 July 2017, as SHG announced SA Airlink will fly an Embraer E190 every Saturday from both Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa, connecting in Windhoek, Namibia. Initially limited to 76 passengers
GIRLS WITH GUNS ON A MISSION | Darrin Henry Packing three high-tech rifles between them, female target shooters Madolyn Andrews and Jodie Scipio-Constantine are making the epic journey from St Helena to compete at the Small Island Games 2017 on the Swedish island of Gotland.
SAINT TOMATO PASTE RECIPE | Sharon Henry There probably aren’t many foods that are associated with dancing, as much as tomato paste sandwiches are here on St Helena. So much so we’ve nicknamed them ‘bread ‘n’ dance,’ an island favourite made of tomatoes and onion – sounds simple but boy do
KEDELL LAWRENCE, 74, Nr HALF WAY | Sharon Henry "I didn't start doing seed work until 2014. Miss Rose Bennett, round Rupert’s taught my daughter Carrie about six years ago. Carrie taught me and that's how I ended up doing this. A lot of people now don't do nothing like
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ST HELENA | Darrin Henry St Helena Day is 21 May, our island birthday, commemorating the date in 1502 when Portugese sailor, Joa Da Nova, stumbled across this little uninhabited, Atlantic outcrop. As you might expect, 21 May is a public holiday on St Helena, and celebrations are always held.
A St Helena History Lesson Through Small Shops | Sharon Henry Welcome to part two of St Helena's small country shops. These rural establishments quietly provide a vital service to their communities, many from home premises trading over the counter. Besides being grocers they are the off-licence, the local grapevine