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30 July 2015

This Way Forward

Interest in the St Helena airport is at an all time high, as evidenced by the many hundreds of cars, all filled with families, which flooded Prosperous Bay Plain last night. The airport road saw more traffic than ever when the official switching-on of the airport lights took place between 6pm and 8pm.

Sure Gets Mobile St Helena is gradually moving into the 21st Century, and is, “moving into the era of mobile,” Retail, Marketing and Customer Services Manager, Anne Dillon, said to SAMS. The mobile phone service is very close to launching, with work on track for mobiles to be in use by September.

23 July 2015


Basil Read Pour Last Surface Concrete Three years and eight months since the signing of the airport contract Basil Read has poured the last section of concrete, completing the runway. At the airport site on Tuesday 14 July a small crowd gathered to witness the latest landmark in the island’s history.

16 July 2015


Charlie Henry speaks about his memories of RFA Darkdale: Only a day after being moored alongside the ship, Charles Henry was at the seaside looking out at the remains of the RFA Darkdale which took 41 people to their graves.
9 July 2015


Baldwin Bailed on Drugs Charges and Leaking Government Secrets: Executive Council Member Les Baldwin this week has been arrested for leaking government secrets. The criminal charges warranted the searching of his property where he was found to be growing illegal cannabis plants.
2 July 2015


The Sentinel: Latest issue of the Sentinel is now available to view and download for free
30 July 2015



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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