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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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  • PROPOSAL TO LICENSE SPORTS FISHING AND RECREATIONAL BOAT FISHING

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    COMMENTS WELCOME St Helena Government is seeking views from the public on the licensing of sports fishing and recreational boat fishing activities in St Helena waters. Fisheries legislation has provisions to enable the licensing of fishing activities in St Helena but licensing is currently only carried out for commercial fishing. Management and protection of St… Continue reading

  • LADDER HILL ROAD CLOSURE – REVISED TIMING

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    Due to the Triathlon race in Jamestown on Sunday 12 July 2015 the planned road closure of Ladder Hill Road on that day has been amended. The road will now be closed from 7am to 8.30am. It will then be reopened but maintenance works will continue, with traffic being managed. There may be some minor… Continue reading

  • POLICE INVESTIGATION

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    This press release is further to the release issued by the Chief of Police on 19 May 2015. As part of the ongoing investigation into the death of Mr Mervyn Crowie, Police are today, Friday 3 July 2015, exhuming Mr Crowie’s body for forensic examination. The family of Mr Crowie are aware and are being… Continue reading

  • ESH Press Release Investor Prospectus

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    ESH Press Release Investor Prospectus Investor Prospectus: http://www.investinsthelena.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/150628-web.pdf

  • LADDER HILL ROAD CLOSURE

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    The Highways Authority has given approval for Ladder Hill Road to be closed on Sunday 12 July 2015, to carry out road maintenance works. The road will be closed from 8am to 2pm.  Diversion signs will be in place and, as usual, emergency service vehicles will be granted access. The Roads Section would like to… 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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