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.
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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.
December 6, 2018
The Education & Employment Directorate would like to advise that Prince Andrew School (PAS) will be hosting their annual Athletics Day at Francis Plain on Friday, 14 December 2018. The sports will start at 9.15am and end at approximately 2.45pm. All parents, guardians and members of the public are invited to attend. With the safety… Continue reading
Last week Executive Council approved a change to the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) that is used to determine the rates for Income Related Benefits (IRB) and Basic Island Pension (BIP). The following increases were made to Basic Island Pension: Categories Old Rate New Rate Individuals with 30 or more qualifying years 70.20 71.30 Individuals with… Continue reading
December 5, 2018
The Education & Employment Directorate would like to advise that the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is inviting nominations from St Helena for scholarships tenable from October 2018. One nomination may be in either of the following categories: Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship (one year) Commonwealth PhD Scholarship And one nomination may be in… Continue reading
December 4, 2018
The St Helena Sea Rescue Service recently welcomed back to the Island, Training Facilitator of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), Graeme Harding. At the outset of the newly formed Sea Rescue Service, in July 2015, Graeme came to the Island to deliver the Initial Sea Rescue Coxswain training to members of the Sea Rescue… Continue reading
NEW GOVERNOR ANNOUNCED – DR PHILIP RUSHBROOK TO SUCCEED LISA HONAN IN MAY 2019 AS GOVERNOR OF ST HELENA, ASCENSION AND TRISTAN DA CUNHAComments (0)
Dr Rushbrook (photo attached) will be taking up his appointment in St Helena on Saturday, 4 May 2019, accompanied by his wife, Janis. He will be the 66th Governor and the first to arrive by air at St Helena airport to assume his post. As soon as is practicable during 2019, he is also aiming… 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.