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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- BFI storage tanks and piping with the Run in the background (4 June 2018) #StHelenaAirportProject #Progress… https://t.co/xYbMDLM9h2
- BFI fire water pump covers #StHelenaAirportProject #Progress #Development https://t.co/8vdu26LXfQ
- #StHelenaAirport Stone Pitching Energy Dissipation in “The Run” at the Bulk Fuel Installation (1 May 2018)… https://t.co/E8TmzSWhh3
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.
July 20, 2018
St Helena’s new Pharmacist, Vlad-Dorin Cucuiu arrived at St Helena on Saturday, 30 June 2018. Vlad has been appointed on a two-year contract and his main duties will include providing over-the-counter advice and prescribing to patients with minor ailments, ensuring safe and clinical effective prescribing for inpatients and outpatients by liaising closely with medical and… Continue reading
St Helena Government’s Environmental Management Division (EMD) has received a grant of £72,000 from the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to establish a monitoring and education programme which aims to reduce the amount of plastic entering the marine ecosystem, establish plastic recycling, and reduce the cost of waste disposal. The… Continue reading
The Appropriation Bill 2018 which provides for public services for the financial year 2018/19 was approved by Executive Council on Thursday, 12 July 2018, to stand as Government business at the next formal meeting of Legislative Council to be held on Friday, 27 July 2018. The Budget Session will be held in the Council Chamber… Continue reading
July 19, 2018
During the public meeting at the Half Tree Hollow Community Centre on Wednesday, 4 July 2018, to discuss the proposed water tariffs, in response to one of the questions Elected Members gave an undertaking to provide details to the public in both papers, the amount of funding Connect Saint Helena Ltd (Connect) has received since… Continue reading
A public meeting to discuss the current work of the Natural Capital Assessment Project, led by Project Manager Ness Smith from the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute, will be held at the Jamestown Community Centre on Tuesday, 24 July 2018, at 7pm. The Natural Capital Assessment Project is funded by the UK Government and is… 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.