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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- #StHelenaAirport Part of the final section of concrete pavement for the Airport access road #Progress https://t.co/mt5buX2J8G
- Footage from the landing of the Avro RJ100 Tronos Flight - Friday 21 October 2016 #StHelenaAirport https://t.co/PIQ3GQMNNk via @YouTube
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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.
October 28, 2016
The St Helena Resilience Forum today confirms that tap water in Levelwood and Sandy Bay is now safe to consume. But, the raw water reservoir at Levelwood remains disconnected from the system. This means that residents in these areas are receiving a restricted volume of water and should be extra careful with consumption over the… Continue reading
October 27, 2016
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS The St Helena Resilience Forum has this afternoon confirmed minor contamination of the raw water reservoir at Levelwood. Water already in the system and feeding people’s homes from the Levelwood Treatment Plant has been found to be low risk if consumed. As we are currently awaiting the results of final tests,… Continue reading
The public is informed that the draft Road Traffic Bill is currently out for public consultation. The Bill is significantly important to all motorists and road users. A series of public meetings to discuss this Bill, and the Principles of the Jamestown Parking Review, will be held at 7pm at the following venues on the… Continue reading
October 26, 2016
Another milestone for St Helena Airport was achieved today, Wednesday 26 October 2016, with Air Safety Support International (ASSI) issuing a second Aerodrome Certificate to St Helena Airport – having been satisfied that the Airport infrastructure, aviation security measures and air traffic control service complies with international aviation safety and security standards. These re-issued approvals… Continue reading
TUESDAY 25 OCTOBER 2016 Just before 8pm yesterday evening, Tuesday 25 October 2016, Police received a report from a vigilant member of the public of a rockfall on Ladder Hill. Police attended and confirmed this to be the case and responded accordingly, closing the road and informing the Rock Guards of the fall. This rockfall was… 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.