All the latest News on St Helena.
Whether coming to St Helena as a tourist, to visit family or to work, you will find all the information you need here.
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.
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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Welcome to the St Helena Government Website – your gateway to what you need to know about our wonderful island. On St Helena we have a heady mix of adventure, heritage, unique species, clear blue warm waters, dark starlit skies, and rugged untouched beauty, to offer our visitors and investors alike. Islanders, known as Saints, are known across the world for their hospitality and friendliness. St Helena is safe, politically stable and offers a unique opportunity to participate in the development of a new Tourism destination.
September 19, 2018
St Helena Police are appealing to the public for information regarding the smashed windows at the Ladder Hill public toilets. This incident occurred between 4.30pm on Monday, 17 September and 5.30am on Tuesday, 18 September 2018. Anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in this area during this time is encouraged to contact the… Continue reading
The following is a Public Announcement from the Environment & Natural Resources Directorate (ENRD): The Rock Guards of ENRD would like to advise the public that the West Rocks area has now been deemed safe to access following a rock fall on Friday, 14 September 2018. The public is thanked for their co-operation during the… Continue reading
The Social & Community Development Committee (SCDC) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, 12 September 2018. The Saint Helena National Trust (Amendment) Bill was approved following agreement that the proposed amendment to section 12 relating to the Trust Council be placed into Regulations. A recommendation will be forwarded to Executive Council that the Bill be… Continue reading
September 18, 2018
Detective Constable, Jody Balme, has recently joined the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the St Helena Police Service on a two-year contract from Norfolk Police in the United Kingdom. Jody brings with her a wealth of experience having spent the past five years as a Detective with a Major Investigation Team investigating and successfully prosecuting… Continue reading
Executive Council met today with one item on the closed agenda which was to discuss a proposal to give additional financial support to the St Helena Fisheries Corporation. In discussion, Council noted the updated Fisheries Improvement Plan and commended the Corporation and the Working Group for the considerable amount of work which had gone into… 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.
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.