December 8, 2017
Executive Council will meet on, Tuesday 12 December 2017, at 9.30am in the Council Chamber, with the following Open Agenda items: Application for Outline Development Permission to Develop the Half Tree Hollow (HTH) Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) Welfare of Children (Children’s Residential Home) Regulations, 2017 Petroleum (Amendment) Regulations, 2017 Rabbit Control and Destruction Trial Rules,… Continue reading
A Long Service Award & Firearms Certificate Presentation was hosted by Acting Governor Louise MacMorran at Plantation House, yesterday evening, Thursday 7 December 2017. The presentation began with a welcoming speech by Chief of Police David Lynch. The Chief of Police, together with the Acting Governor, presented certificates of achievement to those who had successfully… Continue reading
December 6, 2017
Gavin ‘Jack’ Thomas (photo attached), has recently joined the Safeguarding Directorate in a Quality Assurance & Policy role focusing on Adult Community & Residential Services. Jack is employed on a 10-month contract. Jack has a professional background of working in residential services in the UK. He has also worked for several inspection and regulatory bodies… Continue reading
Technical Services and the Roads Section in conjunction with the Highways Authority, Emergency Planning and the Police Directorate, would like to advise the public that following damage to the post and rail road edge demarcation, caused by a single vehicle road traffic accident on Field Road, the following actions have been taken: A 10 mph… Continue reading
December 5, 2017
In August 2017 the Safeguarding Directorate implemented a trial period of ‘visiting hours’ at the Community Care Centre (CCC) to ensure that the privacy and dignity of all the people who live at the CCC was upheld and respected. In order to ensure that the impact of any change in policy was understood, a period… 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.