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.
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.
November 25, 2015
The St Helena Utilities Regulatory Authority has today published its second annual ‘Report on the Quality of Services Provided by Connect Saint Helena Limited, 2014/15’. On 1 April 2013 the Utility Services Ordinance 2013 came into force. The Ordinance established the Utilities Regulatory Authority and created a legal framework to facilitate the provision of licenses… Continue reading
November 24, 2015
THE RULES ON ST HELENA The Environment & Natural Resources Directorate wishes to remind the public that any owner considering purchasing or importing large vehicles must adhere to the dimensions and weights set out in the Road Traffic Regulations CAP101, Part VI, Item 33 and Road Traffic Regulations, CAP101, Part VI, Item 42. Available at: … Continue reading
The formal opening of the St Helena Supreme Court took place today, Monday 23 November, at 10am. Civil and Criminal cases will be heard by the Supreme Court until Thursday 17 December 2015. His Lordship, the Chief Justice, Charles Ekins Esq, entered the Courthouse accompanied by the Sheriff of St Helena, Mrs Pat Musk MBE… Continue reading
November 23, 2015
1 DECEMBER 2015 – WORLD AIDS DAY What is HIV and AIDS? HIV and AIDS is not the same thing and people who get an HIV infection do not automatically develop AIDS. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and weakens your ability to fight infections and disease generally. Of the 2.1 million new infections recorded… Continue reading
The Budget Aid Mission team (BAM) from the Department for International Development (DFID) arrived on St Helena on Saturday 21 November 2015 and are here until Sunday 29 November to lay the foundations for agreeing future budgets by early 2016. The team members are Deputy Head of the Overseas Territories Department, Kenny Dick, Senior Social… 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.