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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- RT @OPGGovUK: For the next two days we're welcoming back Gavin Thomas, Public Guardian for @StHelenaGovt, who has made a return visit to to…
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For St Helena, as Governor, my initial focus is to work with partners to achieve better connections to the outside world through wider access and delivery of the internet potential of the forthcoming marine cable.
July 18, 2019
Two trainers from the National Autistic Society (NAS) – Autism Training Consultant, Mandy Rutter, and Learning & Development Manager/Licensed Assessor, Jim Robinson – were on-Island for a three-week period during January and June 2019 to deliver basic Autism Training and the Autism Licenced User Course to employees within St Helena Government (SHG), non-governmental agencies, and… Continue reading
Jordan Clingham of Levelwood has successfully graduated having achieved a First Class Honours Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Engineering following three years of study at the University of Portsmouth in the UK. Jordan said: “Overall it has been a great three years studying at university, an excellent experience where I have met and made… Continue reading
The Environment & Natural Resources Committee approved a formal 28-day public consultation on the draft Conservation Management Plan for Diana’s Peak National Park, as per the requirements of the Environmental Protection Ordinance. Diana’s Peak National Park is home to over 250 of St Helena’s endemic species, and is vital for the Island’s water supply as… Continue reading
July 17, 2019
David Clarke of New Ground, St Paul’s, has recently graduated having achieved a First Class Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics following three years of study at the University of Portsmouth in the UK. In his final year David chose to study six units covering Advanced Analysis, Introduction to General Relativity & Cosmology, Partial… Continue reading
Kyle Shoesmith of Half Tree Hollow, has recently graduated having achieved a First Class Honours Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering following three years of study at the University of Portsmouth. Kyle said: “After completion of my engineering course I am thrilled to say that I have achieved a First Class Honours Degree. I… 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.