The child protection charity The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is urging more responsible reporting of child sexual abuse issues and the efforts to address such abuse following the sensationalist approach taken this week by media outlets regarding St Helena.
Following on from the discovery of a potential bacterial contamination in the water header tank system at FICS, the Public Works Department and the Education Department have chosen to carry out a water survey at the Infant Junior School & Camp Education building.
St Helena’s Executive Council comprising Councillors Ian Rummery, Wilson Duncan, Christine Scipio-O’Dean, Lawson Henry and Brian Isaac - have reacted strongly to a story about St Helena in today’s Daily Mail regarding child protection and sexual offences. Council believes that the article paints a totally untrue picture of the Island, much of it based on hearsay.
The Health & Social Welfare Directorate announced on Monday (7 July) that due to a current number of very serious inpatient cases, the General Hospital would be unable to offer general Outpatient Services until tomorrow (10 July 2014).
Due to a current and unusually high number of very serious inpatient cases, the General Hospital regrets to announce that Outpatient Services are unavailable from Monday 7 July to Wednesday 9 July, this week.
You might think that removing the dangerous bits of Grytviken’s whaling station would mean the total clearance of all that was brought to the site in the early part of the last century but you would be wrong.
Photos (C) J. Brock (SARTMA - SG) and Vladimir Seliverstov - The Albatrosss and Dias before and after.