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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.
- RT @ascension_gov: Governor @PhilipRushbrook, alongside Administrator Steve Chandler, hosted a well attended town hall meeting this evenin…
- ST HELENA WATER LEVELS UPDATE - Daily water consumption drops by 4% from June figures - Reservoir levels remain da… https://t.co/qvqovM8TdN
- RT @OPGGovUK: For the next two days we're welcoming back Gavin Thomas, Public Guardian for @StHelenaGovt, who has made a return visit to to…
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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.
July 22, 2019
STAYING SAFE ON SOCIAL MEDIA As part of St Helena Government’s (SHG) Internet Awareness Campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of the internet and to promote safety when online, this week the focus is on staying safe on Social Media. Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, have become an integral part… Continue reading
Several statistical updates have been released on July 19, 2019 as follows: Benefits, up to June 2019 Exchange rates, up to June 2019 Construction, up to Quarter 2 2019 Utilities, up to Quarter 2 2019 Climate, up to June 2019 External Trade, up to Quarter 1 2019 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at… Continue reading
Alexia Lawrence of St Pauls has recently graduated having achieved a First Class Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Science at Kingston University London in the UK. Alexia said: “Overall, it has been an incredible experience. It was by no means easy, but I have thoroughly enjoyed my studies and am proud to be… Continue reading
Pilling Primary School Teacher, Tara Caswell, and former Prince Andrew School High Level Teaching Assistant, Roberta Thomas, have both achieved the Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning with distinction. This follows the recent success of other teaching staff within the Education Directorate. Programme Leader for the course and Teacher Training Advisor, Garry Cameron, said:… Continue reading
The three primary schools – Harford, Pilling and St Paul’s – will be hosting their annual Open Days. Each school will start the day with their Entertainment & Prize Presentation for parents, guardians and invited guests. Following this, the schools will be open to the public at the following times: School Date Time Harford Primary… 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.