Tag Archives: St Helena Herald

Independent closure claims dismissed as ‘nonsense’ – but new book foresaw what would happen

Allegations that St Helena Government brought about the closure of the island’s only privately-run newspaper have been strongly refuted. In a second statement on the affair, the government says its plans to help set up a state-funded rival “did not include … Continue reading

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The last post: as the Independent closes, writer Vince asks how the government is spending public money

The St Helena Independent is due to close on Friday, 30 March 2012 – on the day the government-subsidised St Helena Sentinel is launched. The government has told this website the new media organisation – which will eventually include three … Continue reading

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St Helena’s new newspaper: challenging all comers?

The South Atlantic’s newest newspaper – due out at the end of the month – is to be called the St Helena Sentinel, according to notices that have gone up in Jamestown’s shop windows. Only a few days ago this … Continue reading

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Legal Bill heralds the end of The Herald

The final issue of the St Helena Herald is to be published this Friday (9 March 2012), even though island councillors have yet to change the law to allow it to happen. The state-funded paper is to be replaced by … Continue reading

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Island media, 20 January 2012

Military interest in the airport (or not) – representation in the UK Parliament – underwater heritage – a Falklands cruise row – points mean immigration – cargo ship concerns – SHG breaches its planning rules – a ban on pets … Continue reading

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Island media, 13 January 2012

St Helena Herald: Disaster volunteers wanted – Linda’s prison medal – Farmers’ unsold crops – bikers seek new home Casualties wanted: The island’s emergency services are planning a major incident exercise on January 27 and appeal for members of the … Continue reading

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Island media, 6 January 2012

St Helena Herald: Father Dale’s MBE – Airport construction work starts – National Trust seeks heritage protection law – Cameras trap wirebird predators – Sustainable Development Plan released – ‘Come home’ call to Saints overseas Father Dale Bowers, Archdeacon of … Continue reading

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