• Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories lay Remembrance Wreaths at Cenotaph for first time

    Representatives of the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories yesterday laid wreaths for the first time at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph (Sunday 10 November 2019). This year a representative from each of the three Crown Dependencies and representatives for the inhabited Overseas Territories laid their own wreaths in remembrance of their many […]

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  • Restricted Access to Jamestown Wharf

    The public is advised that the Jamestown Wharf will be closed to all members of the public on Monday, 11, Tuesday, 12, and Wednesday, 13 November 2019, due to the arrival of the MV Helena and subsequent cargo operations. Access to the Jamestown Wharf will be strictly prohibited and is limited only to those who […]

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  • ExCo Meeting

    TUESDAY, 12 NOVEMBER 2019 Executive Council will meet on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, at 9.30am, in the Council Chamber, to discuss the following Open Agenda item: Currency (Amendment) Bill 2019 This paper (ExCo Memo) is available online at the following link: https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/councils/executive-council/. Members of the public who would like to view hard copies of the […]

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  • Supreme Court Sitting

    NOVEMBER 2019 His Lordship Chief Justice Charles Ekins Esq will arrive on St Helena on Saturday, 9 November 2019. The formal opening of the St Helena Supreme Court will take place on Monday, 11 November 2019, at 9am. This Supreme Court Session will continue until Friday, 29 November, and the Chief Justice will depart St Helena […]

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  • New Life Saving Equipment To Be Installed

    The St Helena Police Directorate has today, Wednesday 6 November 2019, commenced works to install new life saving equipment and signs at Rupert’s Bay, Lemon Valley and James Bay. This equipment is being installed for use by anyone in an emergency situation. If you use this equipment, please report this to the Harbour Master on […]

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  • Governor Appoints New Administrators of Tristan da Cunha

    The Governor, Dr Philip Rushbrook, is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Townsend and Fiona Kilpatrick as the new joint Administrators of Tristan da Cunha (see photo attached). Steve and Fiona, who are married, will be filling the post on a job share basis. This approach has been adopted in other FCO postings in […]

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  • St Helena Water Situation Remains Critical

    CONSUMPTION MUST DECREASE The Island is currently experiencing hot sunny weather conditions with little to no rainfall resulting in a lack of surface flow. The majority of the Island’s water stocks are being retrieved from boreholes. Consumption remains a big issue with rates rising above the 1000 cubic metre mark for the majority of days […]

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  • Nominations for Bye-Election 2019

    JUST OVER ONE WEEK LEFT TO NOMINATE The deadline for submission of nominations for the 2019 Bye-Election to fill the vacant seat on Legislative Council is at noon on Wednesday, 13 November 2019. Remember, anyone can stand for election if they are 21 years of age or over and are on the Register of Electors […]

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  • Motivational Approaches Training for Health Directorate

    A team from the Centre for Health and Behaviour at the University of Stirling in Scotland is currently on-Island delivering a Motivation, Action, Prompt Health professional training programme to staff within the Health Directorate. The aim of the training is to upscale the Health Directorate’s local capacities in providing preventive care to reduce the chronic […]

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  • Festival of Running Triathlon Event

    BOAT OWNERS ASKED TO KEEP THEIR BOATS CLEAR OF RUPERT’S JETTY The following is a Public Announcement from Port Control: Boat owners are asked to keep their boats clear of the Rupert’s Jetty area from 4pm onwards tomorrow, Wednesday 6 November 2019, in preparation for the Festival of Running’s Triathlon event taking place at 5pm. […]

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