• Temporary Reduced Outpatient Appointments

    The public are advised that with effect from 21 August until 9 September 2013, the Outpatients Clinic in Jamestown will run at a reduced capacity. This has been brought about by changes in staffing levels. The new arrangements mean that there will be16 less appointments in Jamestown per day (Monday to Friday) and the usual […]

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  • Photography Competition Awards

    Launched at the beginning of June, the St Helena Photography Competition encouraged entrants to submit photos of all types ranging from family snapshots, home surroundings, celebrations and favourite scenic spots on the Island.      With a steady flow of entries over the following weeks and a slightly extended deadline to encourage younger participants, the total […]

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  • HMS Richmond to Visit St Helena

    The Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate HMS RICHMOND (photo attached) is due to visit St Helena between 29 and 30 August as part of her current operational deployment. She left her home port of Portsmouth on 5 August. During her 7 month deployment in the South Atlantic she will be promoting British interests and providing […]

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  • Open Day for St Helena’s First Steel Framed Homes

    St Helena is to have an Open Day at one of its three new steel-framed homes, on Tuesday 27 August. Opening at 10am until 6pm, members of the public are invited to view the home, located near the second hole of the Longwood Golf Course. Housing Executive Andy Crowe said: “This was a pilot project […]

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  • Project ‘School Spruce 2013’

    This week sees the start of ‘School Spruce’, a community-based project which aims to visually and physically improve St Helena’s three primary schools. Schools are essential hubs of all communities, and during participation work with young people in April of this year, it was recognised that the Island’s primary schools were in need of improved […]

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  • Councillor George Departs For Commonwealth Conference

    On Wednesday 21 August, Councillor Cyril George will depart for the 59thCommonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Conference in Johannesburg, scheduled to take place between 28 August and 6 September. Cyril is the first Councillor from the newly elected Council to attend a CPA Conference – aiming to develop effective solutions to Commonwealth development challenges. The plenary […]

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  • Quarterly Statistical News Bulletin – August 2013

    The Quarterly Statistical News Bulletin, published August 2013, covers the period April – June 2013 and contains updates for the annual rate of inflation of the Retail Price Index, Estimated Population, Visitor arrivals, Building and Rainfall statistics and a summary of other high-level economic information on St Helena. Annual inflation of the St Helena Retail […]

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  • RECEPTION FOR SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS AT PLANTATION

    On Thursday evening, 15 August, invited guests, including returning university students, parents and teachers bid farewell to two previous Prince Andrew School students, Sasha Bargo and Chloe Terry, as they embark on their journey to the UK through the St Helena Scholarship Scheme.    Sasha Bargo has chosen to study a foundation Degree in Ecology and […]

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  • PRINCE ANDREW SCHOOL ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY

    Prince Andrew School held its annual awards ceremony on Friday 9 August, where students who had worked hard and achieved well over the last school year were awarded for their efforts. In celebration of these achievements, His Excellency Governor Capes, present at the ceremony, spoke to the students about the importance of achievement and having […]

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  • NEW CLINICAL DIRECTOR (SMO)

    Dr Attila Frigyesi (picture attached) has arrived on Island to serve as the new Clinical Director (SMO). Dr Frigyesi comes from the Intensive Care Unit of Lund University Hospital in Sweden. He has also previously worked in Greenland and the Faroe Islands. He is a certified specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, cardiology and internal […]

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