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Community Pages

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Community is where I can share my innermost thoughts, bring out the depths of my own feelings, and know they will be understood.
Rollo May

A Community Page

Community Pages contain information supplied by ‘3rd Sector’ organisations and/or campaigns running in the St Helena community. For more see below.

This is an index to our pages relating to community groups and activities

Community Pages

Below: Pages • Others • Sectors

We encourage community organisations on St Helena to submit information for a FREE page on this site.

These pages are about community groups and activities on St Helena.

And the great news is that YOUR GROUP CAN FEATURE (the even better news is that it’s FREE).

This site delivers thousands of pages per day to people all around the world, so a page will help your group get noticed and may attract support from overseas.

Just contact us and tell us what your group does, how it can be contacted and attach a few photos. We’ll do the rest!

We reserve the right to refuse a page to any organisation or campaign which, in our opinion, is not acting in the best interests of the Island of St Helena.

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Information Index
Start here… • This is the master index of all our island information pages

Image Search
Find images on our site • This page provides a facility to find images on our site

Bring back Aishah and Faris
They have a right to see their mother • Illegally taken to Oman by their father, these children have a right to contact with their Saint mother

Blue Magic (band)
Rock, Blues, Reggae • Indy Blue - Guitar and Vocals; Marico George - Drums; Andrew Turner - Bass

The Community Development Organisation
Supporting the island’s community groups • St Helena’s Community Development Organisation (CDO) provides support to the island’s community groups

Creative Saint Helena
Promoting, facilitating and mentoring St Helena’s creative, visual, musical and dramatic arts • We strive to create opportunities for communities to access, engage and participate in the Arts

Freedom of Information Campaign
Improving the way Government works • A Freedom of Information Ordinance for St Helena would improve the way Government decisions are made

Friends of St Helena
Founded in March 1988 • Friends of St Helena provides information on St Helena and practical support to the St Helenian community

Human Rights on St Helena
Working for a fairer St Helena • St Helena’s Human Rights project began with the new Constitution in 2009…

Making Ends Meet
Help for those most in need • Making Ends Meet works to give immediate support to people who are struggling to make ends meet

St Helena Nature Conservation Group
Supporting the environment of St Helena since 1993 • Promoting and enjoying St Helena’s unique natural environment

If what you’re looking for isn’t in this index, please consult our Information Index page (the master index) or use the Page Search facility (below). We have some more advice on our About This Site page.

Others

Other community organisations on St Helena worthy of note are listed below. If you represent one of these groups and want to upgrade to a free full page, please contact us.

Sports-related community groups are listed on our page Sport in St Helena. This list may also otherwise be incomplete - it was generated by scanning the island’s newspapers for organisations recently mentioned. If your organisation is active but omitted from this list please contact us. Please note that businesses, religious groups and entites of the Government of St Helena cannot be included.

Below: Ageways Charity • Arts & Crafts Association • Astronomy Club • Blue Marine Foundation • Cancer Support & Awareness • Chamber of Commerce • Commercial Fishermen’s Association • Community Centre Associations • Dive Club • Disabled Person’s Aid Society • Donkey Home • Heritage Society • Ladies Craft Group • League of Friends • National Trust • New Horizons • Red Cross • S.H.A.P.E. • S.P.C.A. • Scouts/Cubs/Guides/Brownies/Rainbows/etc. • Singers • Women’s Corona Society

Ageways Charity

Ageways Charity provides help and support for older people on St Helena.

  

Arts & Crafts Association

Arts & Crafts Association

For information please see our page Shopping: What to buy.

Astronomy Club

Astronomy Club

The Astronomy Club meets to discuss Astronomy and related activities on St Helena.

  

Blue Marine Foundation

The Blue Marine Foundation does environmental work in the seas around St Helena, working closely with the St Helena National Trust.

Cancer Support & Awareness

Cancer Support & Awareness

Cancer Support & Awareness helps educate the public about the causes and prevention of cancer and also provides practical support to victims and their families. October is designated Cancer Awareness month which features many activities including the ‘Pink Walk’ (wear pink - get sponsored), and the organisation is also behind the bi-annual Carnival.

  

Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce provides support and information for businesses operating on St Helena, and also lobbies to the Government of St Helena on businesses’ behalf.

Commercial Fishermen’s Association

Commercial Fishermen’s Association

For information please see our page Fishing.

  

Community Centre Associations

Each of the island’s community centres is managed by an Association, which maintains the Centre, organises events (many centres have a winter Skittles league) and takes bookings.

Dive Club

Dive Club

For information please see our page Diving.

  

Disabled Person’s Aid Society

Disabled Person’s Aid Society

The Disabled Person’s Aid Society provides help and practical support for disabled people and their families, working closely alongside the support available from Social Services.

Donkey Home

Donkey Home

For information please see our page Donkeys.

  

Heritage Society

Heritage Society

For information please see our page Lost and almost-lost Buildings.

Ladies Craft Group

Started in 1991, the Ladies Craft Group produces knitted toys and other handicrafts which are sold to raise funds to support the Senior Citizens of St Helena. One of its projects is the book ‘What’s Cooking in St Helena’, a good source of local recipes.

  

League of Friends

Formed in 1993, the League of Friends supports the hospital’s patients and their relatives, and the same with also other care centres on the island.

St Helena National Trust

St Helena National Trust

The St Helena National Trust is a statutory organisation on St Helena, with power to intervene in support of conservation, heritage and environmental matters. It runs various related projects, funded normally from overseas. It is not formally related to the UK National Trust.

  

New Horizons

New Horizons

New Horizons is a youth club operating in Jamestown, in Grand Parade just to the left of The Arch (as you face the sea). It organises mostly, but not exclusively, sporting events for the under 18s. It currently organises the St Helena’s Day Celebrations.

St Helena Red Cross

St Helena Red Cross

The international Red Cross has a branch on St Helena.

  

S.H.A.P.E. (SHAPE)

S.H.A.P.E. (SHAPE)

St Helena Active Participation in Enterprise, a local social enterprise providing work and training for the disabled, operating from the former school in Sandy Bay.

S.P.C.A. (SPCA)

S.P.C.A. (SPCA)

S.P.C.A. stands for ‘Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’. It was originally a branch of the UK RSPCA, but is no longer affiliated. It provides some quasi-veterinary support for non-agricultural animals and their owners, including taking into care animals that are not being properly looked after (though it has no statutory powers).

  

Scouts/Cubs/Guides/Brownies/Rainbows/etc.

Scouts/Cubs/Guides/Brownies/Rainbows/etc.

St Helena has a scouting and a guiding association which provides activities for young people, as part of the worldwide scouting movement. On St Helena Scouts/Cubs are exclusively male and Guides/Brownies/Rainbows are exclusively female.

St Helena Singers

The St Helena Singers is an informal choir that performs at musical events on the island.

  

Women’s Corona Society

Women’s Corona Society

The Women’s Corona Society is a fundraising body that supports other local charities. It is a branch of the Corona worldwide.

Sectors

More on the Wikipedia at Voluntary Sector.

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