Monthly Archives: May 2015

Mother dreams of island escape for abducted Plato children

Lacey Plato longs to take her children to the safety of St Helena. But she cannot: they were abducted by their father in 2012 and she has seen them only twice since then, each time for less than an hour. … Continue reading

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Saints raise a red cap to man who started the Sports

Owen George has celebrated more than half a century of service to Saints with a new red cap, to replace the one he always wore at the St Helena Sports Day. The cap was among gifts he received to mark … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s First Class (especially for llama farmers)

Saint student Rebecca Lawrence has gained a First Class degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences – along with experience looking after llamas. And she achieved the highest mark in her year group at The University of Nottingham for her dissertation, on the … Continue reading

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Judge goes public on adoption case accusations that led to investigation of social workers

An investigation into social workers on St Helena was triggered when their own lawyer found damaging emails that had not been disclosed in a court case, it has emerged. But the background to the police inquiry has been revealed only AFTER … Continue reading

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Governor’s wife rebuked for ‘secret child’ claim in adoption fight

The wife of St Helena’s governor was rebuked for spreading “tittle tattle” in the adoption battle that led to a criminal investigation, a court judgement has revealed. Tamara Capes passed on gossip that a Saint who wanted to adopt his … Continue reading

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