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.
March 27, 2015
Good afternoon and welcome to this ‘Opportunities Fair’ that we might also call Good News Friday. In November 2011, just a few days after I first arrived on St Helena, we received a green light from the British Government for the St Helena Airport project to go ahead. That set in motion a massive amount… Continue reading
St Helena Government is pleased to announce the signing of the Hospital Refurbishment contract, worth £2.8m, with Basil Read on Wednesday 25 March 2015. This major refurbishment of the Hospital will provide St Helena with an Intensive Care Unit and a significant investment in new equipment, including a Medical Diagnostic Suite, including a CT Scanner… Continue reading
Financial Secretary Colin Owen this morning delivered his third Budget Speech for St Helena, following agreement of the BAM budget settlement with DFID on 23 March 2015. The settlement sees DFID continue to support SHG’s recurrent expenditure at the same level of last year, £13.55m. DFID has, in addition, allocated £1.2m to support safeguarding. Improving… Continue reading
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March 25, 2015
Following a recent road traffic accident, the Highway Authority has approved the closure of the Seaview Road from Gordon’s Post to Corner of the Wall Junction (the Briars/Constitution Road) on Sunday 29 March 2015. This is necessary to repair the damage to the wall at Button-Up Corner. The road will be closed from 8am until… 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.