All the latest News on St Helena.
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.
- #StHelenaAirport Bay Side and MV Helena alongside the wharf #Progress #Development https://t.co/Yzo5jQP17v
- The #MVHelena is expected to arrive at #StHelena on Tuesday, 6 March. Lower Rupert's will be closed while the ship… https://t.co/cba0zHQ5Ai
- #StHelenaAirportProject Photo of the Week! Foundation for access platform to pipeline valves and drain points.… https://t.co/QBSrCinzpy
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.
March 20, 2018
The Social & Community Development Committee held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, 14 March 2018. The following items were discussed in the open session: The draft Marriage (Amendment) Regulations were considered and agreed for forwarding to Executive Council for approval. These Regulations set out the requirements for premises to be approved for purposes of solemnisation… Continue reading
March 19, 2018
A meeting of the Environment & Natural Resources Committee took place on Thursday, 15 March 2018, in the Council Chamber. Members were introduced to the new Head of Property, Derek Pedley. Derek, who is appointed on a three-year contract, has a fair amount of work earmarked for him around imminent issues including crown estates, housing… Continue reading
A north-westerly swell is forecast for St Helena from Wednesday, 21 March, through to Friday, 23 March 2018. This might result in a large sea swell and breakers in James Bay and Rupert’s Bay. The public is advised to use caution when accessing the Sea Front area. To avoid damage to vehicles, drivers are asked… Continue reading
The Highways Authority would like to inform the public that the car park, located behind the Museum, Jamestown, will be closed between 9am and 3pm on Wednesday, 21 March 2018. This closure is to enable the Rock Guards to remove debris which has accumulated on the hillside above the car park. ENRD would like to… Continue reading
A meeting of Executive Council will take place in the Council Chamber at 9.30am tomorrow, Tuesday 20 March 2018. The following will be discussed on the Open Agenda: Employment Rights (Minimum Wage) Amendment Regulations, 2018 Pensions (Amendment) Regulations, 2018 Establishment of the Airport Trading Account Special Fund Three Applications For Outline Development Permission To Develop… 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.