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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August 21, 2018
The following is a public announcement from the St Helena Public Accounts Committee: A formal session of the St Helena Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will take place at 9am in the Council Chamber on Tuesday, 28 August, and Wednesday, 29 August 2018. The programme of business on 28 August will include the 2016/17 Financial Statements… Continue reading
Executive Council met today with three items on the Open Agenda. For the first item, Council sat as the Planning Authority and considered an application from Connect Saint Helena Ltd to install Phase 2 of the Solar Farm situated at the Ex-Rifle Range Site in Half Tree Hollow. The Acting Chief Planning Officer was in… Continue reading
The following is a Public Announcement from the Environment & Natural Resources Directorate (ENRD): The Rock Guards of ENRD would like to inform the public that the area from West Rocks to Breakneck Valley, below the Ladder Hill guns, will be closed between 9am and 11am on Friday, 24 August 2018. This closure is to… Continue reading
August 20, 2018
The following is a Public Announcement regarding the scheduled Dark Skies public consultation sessions: Due to the recent flight delay, the following public consultation sessions that were due to take place this week with Dark Skies Lighting Consultant, James Paterson, have been cancelled: Date Venue Monday, 20 August HTH Community Centre Wednesday, 22 August Kingshurst… Continue reading
Public consultation on the draft St Helena Building Regulations 2018 will end tomorrow, Tuesday 21 August 2018. This document is significantly important to all contractors, architects/draftsmen, stakeholders and importers on St Helena. If you have not had a chance to view or comment on the draft document, ENRD Building Inspectors will be available for final… 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.