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All the latest News on St Helena.

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Visitors

Whether coming to St Helena as a tourist, to visit family or to work, you will find all the information you need here.

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Investors

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.

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Saints Overseas

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.

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Governor’s Message

 

Welcome to the St Helena Government website. This is an exciting time for St Helena. On 3 November 2011 a contract worth some GB pounds 240 million was signed for the construction of an airport on St Helena.

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  • EXCO MEETING – Tuesday 16 September 2014

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    Open to the Public from 9.30 am Executive Council will meet next Tuesday morning, 16 September 2014, in the Council Chamber. The meeting will be open to the public from 9.30am for the following Open Agenda items:   Sustainable Development Plan Capital Programme 2014/15 – Relocation and Rationalisation of SHG Office Accommodation Information Paper on… Continue reading

  • ‘A LOOK AT ST HELENA’S MARINE LIFE’ – LOCAL TV

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    ADDITIONAL BROADCASTS To further broadcasts of ‘A Look at St Helena’s Marine Life’ – a documentary showcasing St Helena’s marine splendour – will be shown additionally at the following times: Friday 12 September at 5:25pm and Saturday 13 September at 12:05pm SHG 12 September 2014  

  • POLICE PRESENTATION – CONFIRMATION IN RANK

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    Five St Helena Police Constables were officially Confirmed in Rank during a special ceremony in the Council Chamber on Wednesday 10 September 2014. PCs Julianne Benjamin, Jane John, Brianna Yon, Clayton Crowie and Craig Crowie all passed their two year probationary period and initial police training and were recognised for their achievements in the presence… Continue reading

  • PHARMACY BUS TIMES

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    Further to the press release issued yesterday (Tuesday 9 September 2014) regarding Outpatient Clinics, the Health & Social Services Directorate would like to remind the public of the dates and times of the Pharmacy Bus facility in the districts: Half Tree Hollow Clinic – Every Monday from 10am Longwood Clinic – Alternate Wednesdays (from today,… Continue reading

  • NEW SOLAR FARM FOR ST HELENA

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    On 12 August 2014,ExCo agreed to the allocation of £1m of extra funding to build a newsolar farm for electricity generation on St Helena.The new funding has been identified specifically to support only renewable energy projects, and must be spent in this financial year, 2014/15. ExCo was very supportive of this proposal as solar generated electricity… 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.

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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.

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