The St Helena Podcast
Fishing investor P.Q trading talks about the facts of local fishing investment on St Helena.

Fishing investor P.Q trading talks about the facts of local fishing investment on St Helena.

July 27, 2020

Today’s episode talks about one of St Helena’s richest assets which is fishing. P Q trading has been endorsed as the preferred investor for fish processing on St Helena. Some local fishers are not happy with the proposal offered, they are less happy with how the process to select and investor has been carried out.  The SHCFA has launched a petition to call on the government to terminate the procurement process.  P.Q trading accepts the invite to discuss their intentions.

Good bye St Helena - Good bye Island Holidays

Good bye St Helena - Good bye Island Holidays

July 21, 2020

Saying good bye to St Helena and Island holidays as the Scotish based holiday company cease trading after thirty three years in business. Company owner Libby Weir Breen talks about her St Helena and South Atlantic Island travels libby says goodbye to St Helena, as it was something she could not do as the COVD-19 pandemic crisis impacted the St Helena tourism industry.  more detail on St Helena online  

St Helena Saint and Slaves

St Helena Saint and Slaves

July 7, 2020

Saints and Slaves, explores what the finds mean for St Helena and for its people, who were confronted with a stark reminder of their own slave heritage.

African Slaves - Human Cattle

African Slaves - Human Cattle

July 7, 2020

A podcast by Simon Pipe on the excavation of more than 300 skeletons from a slave graveyard on the British island of St Helena, 

Fibre optic cable for St Helena - will we get affordable high speed Internet?

Fibre optic cable for St Helena - will we get affordable high speed Internet?

February 9, 2020

In this episode we talk about the delivery and installation of the St Helena sub-sea fibre optic cable which is due to arrive on St Helena in 2022. It is no doubt that internet users on St Helena has a vision of cheaper affordable high speed internet post cable landing  but It clearly shows that from local and online media discussions St Helena faces many challenges to make the right decisions in order for every household and business user to enjoy affordable internet in the future. 

Food and culture, growing up and cooking on St Helena with Saint Cooks

Food and culture, growing up and cooking on St Helena with Saint Cooks

December 28, 2019

In this weeks episode our podcast guest "Saint cooks" shares their experience of growing up and cooking on St Helena. we also talk about their passion for St Helena food and culture. In this episode Saint Cooks also named the top St Helena dishes one should try when visiting the Island. St Helena (Dot Jonas) fish cakes makes it to the top three all time St Helena favourites. 

Diving and swimming with whale sharks on St Helena with Sub Tropical Adventures

Diving and swimming with whale sharks on St Helena with Sub Tropical Adventures

December 17, 2019

St Helena offers some of the greatest diving experiences for any diver who enjoys diving in rich pristine waters.  St Helena is also well known for the swimming with whale shark experience. On St Helena, you can swim with the gentle giants between December and March. Anthony Thomas talks about how he enhances that experience for visitors when visiting St Helena. You can also visit Anthony's Sub tropical Adventures website here

The St Helena Research Institute launch

The St Helena Research Institute launch

November 19, 2019

The St Helena Research Institute was officially launched on Tuesday 12th November at a well-attended event at Anne’s Place in Jamestown St Helena and at the same time in London the official launch was announced to invited guest at and event at Alliance house. There was also an announcement of a competition to invite researchers to study the impact of pre and post-delivery on fibre optic cable to St Helena in 2021.

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