• Stored Volume Down By 2% in One Week

    CONSUMPTION MUST DECREASE St Helena’s current water situation remains serious and has worsened over the past week with the Island’s stored water volume decreasing by 2% in just seven days. Consumption rates also remain an issue with the required rate of under 1000 cubic metres of water occurring only on Sunday, 10 November, meaning consumption […]

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  • Line Painting Works In Jamestown – Sunday, 17 November 2019

    The following is a public announcement from the Infrastructure & Transport Directorate: The Highways Authority has given approval for the Roads Section to carry out line painting works on the parking area, near Dr Arnolds Monument, the Grand Parade, Jamestown, on Sunday, 17 November, starting at 7am. All vehicle users are asked to vacate this […]

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  • ExCo Report – Tuesday 12 November 2019

    Executive Council met today, Tuesday 12 November 2019, to consider and advise whether the Currency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 should be printed, published and presented as Government Business at the next formal meeting of Legislative Council on 6 December 2019. The amendments address two issues, namely: Deficit arrangements – that any deficit in any given Financial […]

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  • Garry Henry Recertifies as St Helena Police Armourer

    St Helena Police Support – Firearms & Procurement Officer and Police Armourer, Garry Henry, has recertified as an Armourer having recently completed a recertification training course in the UK. Initially certified as an Armourer in 2015, Garry undertook the Armourer recertification course in Nottingham with Heckler & Koch, a German defence manufacturing company. Here Garry […]

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  • White Ribbon Campaign To Launch On St Helena

    To recognise White Ribbon Day 2019, the UN Development Programme Safe Haven Project and the Children & Adults Social Care Directorate will be running an awareness raising campaign, starting on Monday, 18 November, and ending with a final event on Monday, 25 November 2019. The theme for this Campaign is ‘SOSU’ for Domestic Abuse– Speak […]

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  • White Ribbon Campaign To Launch On St Helena

    To recognise White Ribbon Day 2019, the UN Development Programme Safe Haven Project and the Children & Adults Social Care Directorate will be running an awareness raising campaign, starting on Monday, 18 November, and ending with a final event on Monday, 25 November 2019. The theme for this Campaign is ‘SOSU’ for Domestic Abuse– Speak […]

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  • Remembrance Day Flag Ceremony

    A Remembrance Day Flag Ceremony, to mark the moment in World War 1 when the guns fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month and to honour all who have served, was held at Plantation House today, Monday 11 November 2019. His Excellency Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook gave a […]

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  • Statistical Bulletin on Minimum Income Standard Released

    The St Helena Government Statistics Office has today released a Statistical Bulletin containing details of the Minimum Income Standard (MIS), which forms the basis for the six-monthly review by Executive Council of the levels of Income Related Benefits and the Basic Island Pension. The Bulletin contains a table showing all previous values of the MIS […]

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  • Remembrance Sunday Service 2019

    The annual Remembrance Sunday Divine Service, in honour of those who lost their lives or had been injured during active duty, was held at the Cenotaph in Jamestown on Sunday, 10 November 2019. His Excellency, Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook, arrived at 10.55am, and the Right Reverend Lord Bishop of St Helena Dale Bowers invited the […]

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  • Formal Opening of Supreme Court

    MONDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2019 The formal opening of the St Helena Supreme Court took place at 9am today, Monday 11 November 2019. The opening commenced as His Lordship, the Chief Justice, Charles Ekins Esq, entered the Courthouse accompanied by the Sheriff of St Helena, Mrs Ethel Yon OBE, Bishop Dale Bowers, and Chief Magistrate, Nicholas […]

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