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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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  • EXCITING NEW RADIO SHOW AND WEBSITE FOR PRINCE ANDREW SCHOOL

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    Prince Andrew School is pleased to announce the introduction of their new radio show on SAMS Radio 1. This exciting initiative, hosted by former Prince Andrew School student, Liam Yon, celebrates the talents and interests of Prince Andrew School students. The ‘News and Views’ show aired on Mondays, following the 7pm ‘News and Notice Board’,… Continue reading

  • SEA RESCUE OPERATION – 29 SEPTEMBER 2014

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    At around 9.30am on Monday 29 September 2014 the St Helena Emergency Services were notified of a yacht, the ‘Benguela’, which was reporting a problem with its rudder and required assistance. At the time of the initial call the yacht was some 80 miles north of St Helena. Upon being informed of the situation the… Continue reading

  • EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2014

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    Executive Council met today, Tuesday 30 September 2014 with just one item on the Closed Agenda. The item was a memo on the St Helena Fisheries Corporation Functional Review, and was presented by the Chairman of the Economic Development Committee, supported by the Head of ANRD and the Chairman of the Fisheries Corporation. ExCo was… Continue reading

  • NEWCASTLE DISEASE UPDATE

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    Island-Wide Chicken Vaccination Programme The Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (ANRD) would like to advise the public that there have been 3 further outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in chickens, in and around the New Ground area. All live chickens in the affected area have been culled and quarantine conditions established for the associated poultry units.… Continue reading

  • FORMAL PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE MEETING

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    TUESDAY 7 OCTOBER 2014 The second formal session of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will take place on Tuesday 7 October 2014 at 10am in the Court House, Jamestown. The meeting will be open to the public and broadcast live via SAMS Radio 1. The Order Paper for the meeting is detailed below and appropriate… 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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