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.
December 11, 2013
Advent is a season in the Christian year that begins before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. Each year, in celebration of Advent, Primary Schools on the Island hold traditional Advent Services for the public to attend. On 4 December, St James’ Church saw its pews fill with parents, members of the public and invited… Continue reading
Councillor Tony Green today informed HE Governor Capes that he will resign from Legislative Council, with effect from Tuesday 17 December 2013. Councillor Green explained to the Governor that his resignation was for family reasons and that he would shortly travel to the UK. The Governor thanked Councillor Green for his years of service to… Continue reading
The Property Division of the Environment and Natural Resources Directorate has recently started marketing three surplus Government properties, as part of SHG’s modernisation programme. The properties being sold are: Wranghams House, near Sandy Bay Head O’ Wain Clinic Former Public Works Store building, Jamestown. The properties are all quite different, ranging from a small single… Continue reading
December 10, 2013
‘School Spruce’ is a community based project aiming to visually and physically improve the Primary Schools play facilities. The project began in August this year and with the help of St Helena Government, the private sector, St Helena National Trust and Enterprise St Helena – parents, volunteers and children have all been working… Continue reading
On Friday 6 December a contract was signed between St Helena Government and Solomons for the procurement of 2 new Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs), expected to arrive on St Helena in April 2014. The RVCs are Nissan models, each with a rear loading 12 cubic metre rubbish compactor and each fitted with a high level… 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.
- Airport survey (7/22/2013) - The Journey (a tourism consultancy) has been appointed by ESH to explore possible travel patterns after the Airport opens. Part of this is a survey of possible travel patterns of Saints. It would be greatly appreciated if as many Saints as possible could complete the on-line survey. For those who have not done the survey,… Continue reading
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.