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Whether coming to St Helena as a tourist, to visit family or to work, you will find all the information you need here.
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.
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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For St Helena, as Governor, my initial focus is to work with partners to achieve better connections to the outside world through wider access and delivery of the internet potential of the forthcoming marine cable.
October 18, 2019
The Social & Community Development Committee (SCDC) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, 9 October 2019. The Committee supported the introduction of legislation to protect the vulnerable and disabled people but first wished to clarify the position as to what precisely is required, what already exists in law and might need strengthening (employment legislation) and… Continue reading
In a Proclamation issued on Wednesday, 11 September 2019, Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook announced that a Bye-Election to fill the vacant seat on Legislative Council (following the resignation of Kylie Hercules on 31 August) would take place on Wednesday, 27 November 2019. Following this, a window of opportunity was available to members of the public, who… Continue reading
A draft Waste Management Policy for St Helena is out for public consultation until 4pm on Friday, 8 November 2019. St Helena Government (SHG) acknowledges the need for a Waste Management Policy which plans for short, medium and long term environmental changes that are likely to impact on the quality of Island life if left… Continue reading
11 pupils from Harford Primary School have received Gold, Silver and Bronze awards for entering the Queen’s 2019 Commonwealth Essay Competition. Awardees are: Award Name Year Group Gold Leonna Coleman Year 6 Silver Ava Thomas Year 5 Silver Gabrielle Fowler Year 5 Bronze Raya Francis Year 4 Bronze Bobbi Clingham Year 6 Bronze Jordi Henry… Continue reading
October 17, 2019
Data on Population, including total population and arrivals and departures up to September 2019 have been released on October 15, 2019: Population Additional statistical series and indicators are available on the Statistics Data page, and published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the Statistics Reports and Publications page. We welcome comments and… 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.
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.