Monthly Archives: July 2012

Alfreda lands a first in live internet ‘exam’

Alfreda Yon achieved something of a world first when she secured her degree-level qualification in management. Completing her final assessment was a feat of management in itself. It was meant to involve a face-to-face interview with her examiners – in … Continue reading

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Matt heads to Reading Sports to lure Saints back home

Saints attending the annual Reading Sports day in the UK will be encouraged to consider moving back to St Helena to be part of its hoped-for economic transformation. Matthew Joshua of the Saint Connect project is heading for UK to attend … Continue reading

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RMS St Helena sails late after crane hitch

The RMS St Helena has departed Cape Town a day behind schedule after a computer software problem in the control system for its main crane, reports Saint FM. Captain Andrew Greentree said the vessel could not sail until the problem … Continue reading

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In pictures: RMS St Helena refit, week two

Click the pics for images from week two of the RMS St Helena dry docking. SEE ALSO: In pictures: RMS St Helena in dry dock Life’s a blast for RMS St Helena refit team

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Dauntless sails for South Atlantic islands ‘within weeks’

HMS Dauntless is expected to embark on the Royal Navy’s regular patrol of South Atlantic islands “within weeks”, reports The News in Portsmouth. The vessel is currently in Cape Town and is the first Type 45 destroyer to deploy to … Continue reading

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Employers urged to help Ascension teens start work

Employers on Ascension are to be asked to support a youth training scheme that has been praised at the July meeting of the Ascension Island Council, reports The Islander website. At the moment only Babcock and the island government have … Continue reading

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Time at the bar, please… and that means you too, kids

Children may not be able to stay late in bars on Ascension Island if new rules are agreed. Councillors will also review smoking, gambling, noise pollution and limits to closing times, reports The Islander website. They are to consider a … Continue reading

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