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 – 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.
August 14, 2018
Dark Skies Lighting Consultant, James Paterson, will arrive on St Helena this coming Saturday, 18 August 2018. During his time on-Island, James will be assisting with the public consultation process for introducing Dark Skies legislation and will be able to explain the details and requirements for this. The Dark Skies legislation and Lighting Management Plan… Continue reading
The St Helena Community College (SHCC) has made changes to their Apprenticeship Scheme which will come into force on 1 September 2018. The aim of the changes is to strengthen the capacity of the scheme to deliver consistent workforce development for St Helena, while helping to ensure that individual apprenticeships are linked to clear, measureable… Continue reading
St Helena Government is aware that St Helena residents and importers are concerned about the price adjustments to freight costs on each call of the MV Helena. These price adjustments are driven by three factors, each of which has an effect on the overall cost of freight on each voyage. The key drivers are: Bulk… Continue reading
Kalem Henry from Pilling Primary School is the proud winner of the 2018 Jean Beadon Art Competition. The late Jean Beadon, a lady with a passion for art, lived on St Helena many years ago. She wanted to encourage children to develop their art skills, so she set up a Trust that would sponsor a… Continue reading
PUBLIC CONSULTATION REMINDER The following is a Public Announcement from the Building Inspectors of the Environment & Natural Resources Directorate (ENRD): The draft St Helena Building Regulations 2018 is out for public consultation until Tuesday, 21 August 2018. This document is significantly important to all contractors, architects/draftsmen, stakeholders and importers on St Helena. ENRD Building… 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.