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PADI Womens dive day

21 July 2016

“It was Great to go with the Ladies”

Even though the waters were cold ten brave ladies took the plunge and joined in with the international celebration of PADI Women’s Dive day. The dive was held on 18 July especially for the women scuba divers on island. The island’s event was hosted by Anthony Thomas from Sub-Tropic Adventures, “I think the dive went really well. It looked like everybody really enjoyed themselves,” he said.

You’ve got Mail!: Primary school children on the island were in for a treat after the RMS St Helena arrived, bringing them mail from their pen pals in Wales.

14 July 2016


DOCKED!: MV Greta became the first ship to dock against the newly built Rupert’s Wharf on Sunday morning. The 100.6m cargo ship was due to dock against the wharf on Saturday, but the ship’s captain decided against it after deeming that heavy rains and prevailing winds would make it unsafe.

7 July 2016


“Tonnes of Activities”: Wiggles and Giggles is a playgroup for parents and carers where they can bring their child to play, chat and have fun with other children. Recently the playgroup has become more popular on island.

30 June 2016


Rib-Off Raises £3,200: 70kg of meat, 200 tomatoes and 10kg of pasta and rice were consumed to raise £800 for four local charities.The organisers of the Rib-Off at Luffkins Tower on Sunday achieved what they set out to do – raise a significant amount of money for charities on island – and the event “went down a treat” with the 140 paying guests.

23 June 2016


The Sentinel: Latest issue of the Sentinel is now available to view and download for free
21 July 2016



Features & Webcasts
Patches arrival at St Helena in Governor's Cup Yacht Race 2012 World AIDS Day on St Helena 2012

Local entry, Patches, arrived at St Helena on 6 January in the Governor's Cup Race. The arrival, finish line and stepping ashore is all in this video, plus an interview with Sandy Francis about her experience.
6 January 2013 .

World AIDS Day 2012 was marked with this special report in the Sentinel, published 29 November, by Sherrilee Phillips. It takes a look at HIV education on St Helena and finds out what happens when you go for a status test.
Feature by Sherrilee Phillips

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