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Visitors

Whether coming to St Helena as a tourist, to visit family or to work, you will find all the information you need here.

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Investors

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.

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Saints Overseas

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.

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  • BURGLARY AT CAPE VILLA, ST PAUL’S

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    POLICE APPEAL FOR INFORMATION This morning, Tuesday 24 April 2018, Police attended a report of a burglary at Cape Villa, Plantation. Sometime during the night of Monday, 23 April, and into the morning of Tuesday, 24 April, a person or persons forced entry into an office on site and stole a sum of money. Detective… Continue reading

  • LINE PAINTING WORKS IN JAMESTOWN – WEDNESDAY, 25 APRIL 2018

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    The Highways Authority has given approval for the Roads Section to carry out line painting works on the parking area, opposite the Atlantic Store in Jamestown, on Wednesday, 25 April 2018, starting at 1pm. All vehicle users are asked to vacate this area by 12noon on Wednesday, 25 April, to allow these works to take… Continue reading

  • PUBLIC TOILETS OPPOSITE THE MUSEUM RE-OPENED

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    The Environment & Natural Resources Directorate (ENRD) would like to advise the public that, following restoration improvement works, the public toilets opposite the Museum in Jamestown have been re-opened with immediate effect.  Improvement works to the facility, undertaken by Meshara Yon and Phillip Isaac, included internal and external painting, new sanitary ware and plumbing, and… Continue reading

  • SUSAN O’BEY SWORN IN AS CHIEF SECRETARY

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    Chief Secretary (Designate) Susan O’Bey, was today, Monday 23 April 2018, sworn in as Chief Secretary for St Helena . Susan took the prescribed Oaths in the presence of HE Governor Lisa Honan and colleagues in the Governor’s Office, The Castle. Her appointment is effective immediately. Susan said: “I am very proud to be taking… Continue reading

  • PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ ATHLETICS DAY

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    The Primary Sector will be hosting their annual Athletics Day at Francis Plain on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. The sports will start at 10am and end at approximately 2.30pm. All parents, guardians and members of the public are invited to attend. With the safety of the children in mind, the Primary Sector would appreciate if… 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.

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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.

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