• Closure of Olive Cottage

    The public is advised that Olive Cottage at Francis Plain will be closed over the Festive Period from Monday, 16 December 2019, through to the New Year, reopening on Thursday, 2 January 2020. Olive Cottage will also close for a further three days in the New Year on the following dates: Monday, 6 January Tuesday, […]

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  • Ladder Hill Road Closure – Tuesday, 10 December 2019

    The Highways Authority has given approval for Ladder Hill Road to be closed tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December 2019, from 9am to 3pm. This closure is to enable the Roads Section to repair the retaining wall on Ladder Hill Road. During this closure, Shy Road will also be closed to pedestrians and vehicular traffic. Persons wishing […]

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  • St Helena Community College IT Suite Closure

    The SHCC would like to advise the public that their IT Suite has been closed from today, Monday 9 December 2019. This closure is to enable essential maintenance works to be carried out. The IT Suite will reopen as normal on Monday, 16 December 2019. SHG9 December 2019

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  • Parking at Jamestown Wharf

    The following is a Public Announcement from Port Control: Port Control would like to advise the public that the area from Thompson’s Crane to the Landing Steps at the Jamestown Wharf must be kept clear at all times. Currently, members of the public are parking in this area which poses a potential Health & Safety […]

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  • Economic Development Committee Meeting

    The monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) was held on Thursday, 28 November 2019. The Chief Economist presented the Sustainable Economic Development Plan (SEDP) mid-year update report. The report recognised the strong progress in the last six months relating to Fibre Connectivity, the St Helena Research Institute, the Investment Prospectus, St Helena’s Ship […]

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  • St Helena to Host Commonwealth Digital Economy Forum 2020

    St Helena Government, Enterprise St Helena and the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) are pleased to announce that St Helena will host the Commonwealth Digital Economy Forum 2020 between 23 and 27 March next year. St Helena Government joined the CTO – the oldest and largest Commonwealth intergovernmental organisation in the field of Information and Communication […]

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  • ExCo Meeting – Tuesday 10 December 2019

    Executive Council will meet on Tuesday, 10 December 2019, at 9.30am, in the Council Chamber, to discuss the following Open Agenda items: Control of Tobacco and Related Products Bill Transfer of Land Back to Crown Estates from Land Protected Under the Airport Development Area Order These papers (ExCo Memos) are available online at the following […]

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  • Police Appeal for Information

    DAMAGE TO THE CASTLE WINDOW AND PICNIC BENCH AT ROSEMARY PLAIN The following is a Public Announcement from the Police Directorate: St Helena Police are currently appealing to the public for information regarding two incidents that occurred during last weekend. Castle Window Damage was caused to one of The Castle windows facing onto the Terrace. […]

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  • International Day Of Persons With Disabilities Celebrated On St Helena

    International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD) is recognised each year on 3 December, and is a day used to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities. This year’s theme was ‘The Future is Accessible’ – meaning we must all, together, look toward […]

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  • St Helena achieves ‘Investment Grade’ Credit Rating

    St Helena has achieved a Credit Rating of BBB- (stable or Investment-Grade), from global credit-rating agency Standard & Poors (S&P). This results from a visit to the Island by an S&P team in October. During their credit rating exercise here, at their request, the team met with a range of local business people, such as […]

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