Tag Archives: Deadwood

Airport vehicle plunges St Helena into darkness (statement added)

Power across most of St Helena was knocked out after an airport construction vehicle apparently brought down a power cable while being moved to Prosperous Bay Plain on Monday evening (3 September). A bright flash on Deadwood Plain was reported to be … Continue reading

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Extra turbines are in the wind across island (comments added)

Go-ahead has been given for six new wind turbines to be erected on St Helena – with sites for more being considered on other parts of the island. St Helena Government says the existing turbines on Deadwood Plain help keep  … Continue reading

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Work starts on airport haul road

Work has started on building a 14-kilometre haul road from Rupert’s Bay to the site of St Helena’s airport on Prosperous Bay Plain. The first section has been cut through Bilberry Field, just to the north of the golf course … Continue reading

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Help wanted: can you identify these old St Helena pictures?

Sergeant Arthur Jones brought home a souvenir of his days guarding prisoners of war on St Helena – an album of photographs. Many years later, his son presented the pictures to his old regiment’s museum. The photographs of Boer War prisoners … Continue reading

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