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All the latest News on St Helena.

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Visitors

Whether coming to St Helena as a tourist, to visit family or to work, you will find all the information you need here.

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Investors

Here we cover business opportunities on the Island. Whether looking at ideas linked to tourism or investing in an existing business, you will find advice and links here.

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Saints Overseas

With the airport, St Helena is changing into a business-led economy with a growing variety of potential job opportunities. More information here for Saints Overseas.

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Governor’s Message

Welcome to the St Helena Government Website – your gateway to what you need to know about our wonderful island. On St Helena we have a heady mix of adventure, heritage, unique species, clear blue warm waters, dark starlit skies, and rugged untouched beauty, to offer our visitors and investors alike. Islanders, known as Saints, are known across the world for their hospitality and friendliness. St Helena is safe, politically stable and offers a unique opportunity to participate in the development of a new Tourism destination.

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  • POLICE APPEAL FOR INFORMATION

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    INCIDENT AT ST HELENA FISHERIES The St Helena Police Service are appealing to the public for any information regarding the incident at Rupert’s in which the temperature control of one of the St Helena Fisheries Corporation’s refrigeration units was tampered with. Detective Inspector, David Honan, said: “Between the afternoon of Sunday, 12 November, and the… Continue reading

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY TO RE-OPEN NEXT WEDNESDAY

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    The Public Library in Jamestown will re-open on Wednesday, 22 November 2017. To mark this occasion, a special ceremony will be held at the Library, commencing at 12noon. This is an exciting time for the Education Directorate and for the staff of the Library, and members of the public are encouraged to come along and… Continue reading

  • PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ CLOSURE – MONDAY, 20 NOVEMBER

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    The Education Committee would like to advise that all Primary Schools will be closed on Monday, 20 November 2017.  This closure is a mark of respect for the passing of Mrs Alice Phillips. Prince Andrew School, the St Helena Community College and the management and administration sections of the Education & Employment Directorate will open… Continue reading

  • EXCO MEETING – FRIDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2017

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    Executive Council will meet on Friday, 17 November 2017, at 9.30am in the Council Chamber, with the following Open Agenda item: Increase in the Minimum Income Standard for the second up-rating of Income Related Benefits and Basic Island Pension 2017  This paper (ExCo Memo) will be available online at the following link: http://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/councils/executive-council/. Members of… Continue reading

  • NEW CROWN COUNSEL (CIVIL) APPOINTED

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    Edna Johnson originally from South Africa recently arrived at St Helena to take up the role of Crown Counsel (Civil) in the Attorney General’s Chambers. Edna has been appointed on a two-year contract and her main duty will require her to undertake any civil law matters such as property, planning and employment. Edna said: “I… Continue reading

With the construction of an airport well underway on St Helena, the Island is poised for the biggest transformation in its history. The priorities now are economic growth – particularly tourism – whilst safeguarding St Helena’s unique culture and remarkable environment.More than a year on from the airport announcement of November 2011 and the signing of a £250 million Design, Build and Operate contract between St Helena Government and Basil Read Ltd – we plot the remarkable engineering challenge and the progress that has already been made on the forthcoming airport.Read the latest news on airport construction here.

St Helena Government PublicationsA wide range of St Helena Government publications are available here, from press releases and newsletters, to key documents such as the Sustainable Development Plan, Sustainable Economic Development Plan and the Environmental Management Plan.Along with the latest financial news, including the monthly St Helena Government analysis of accounts, St Helena Laws, the St Helena Government Gazettes, St Helena Laws, Committee Reports and Reports on Council Meetings.

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The St Helena Ambassador is a monthly newsletter, issued by the SHG Press Office and designed for a varied audience including Saints overseas. The Ambassador charts the path that St Helena is taking, at this time of tremendous change across the Island. It balances serious news against lighter, more community-focused stories.

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