The following is a Public Announcement from the St Helena Fire & Rescue Service:

The St Helena Fire & Rescue Service, along with its partners from the Environment & Natural Resources Directorate (ENRD), will be removing the Flag Pole section of the mast at Signal House on Wednesday, 16 January 2019. As a precaution, it will be necessary to create a safety area below and immediately surrounding Signal House.

The public is therefore advised that on Wednesday, 16 January, between the hours of 8am and 4pm Sanrays, the Museum car park, Donny’s Place, the Sand Yard, the road leading to West Rocks and all of the West Rocks area will be out of bounds to members of the public.

Access to the area surrounding Signal House will be limited to authorised persons only.

All areas will be cordoned off and signs will be in place.

Works are expected to be completed by 4pm on Wednesday, 16 January.

The public will be kept updated via local radio stations with regards to the opening of affected areas and the cessation of works.

15 January 2019

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470