• Work Underway to Introduce Cape Town to St Helena Flights

    Following the market knowledge gained in 2019/2020 when additional flights to St Helena were operated from Cape Town, SHG has been exploring whether or not it might be possible to operate flights to and from Cape Town on a more regular basis. This followed an Enterprise St Helena (ESH) Tourism Study conducted in April 2020 […]

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  • Repeat Prescriptions to be filled prior to Friday, 9 December 2022

    The Health Services Directorate would like to inform the public that, due to staff movements, the Pharmacy will have reduced opening hours during the festive period.  The opening hours for the pharmacy and all other services offered within the Health and Social Care Portfolio over the festive period will be communicated shortly.   To help manage […]

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  • UK Parliament welcomes St Helena delegates for fifth Overseas Territories Forum

    St Helena delegates are joining participants from eight other UK Overseas Territories to participate in a three-day forum between 29 November and 1 December, meeting with UK and Overseas Territories’ parliamentarians, parliamentary officials, and external and internal auditors. Taking place in the UK Parliament, delegates will, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, participate […]

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  • Adverse Sea Conditions

    29 – 30 Nov 2022 The Emergency Planning Department would like to inform the public that a 1.5 to 2 meter North-Westerly swell is forecast for St Helena on Tuesday 29and Wednesday 30of Nov 2022. Although this swell is not very large it could produce unsettled sea conditions in James and Rupert’s Bay. Boat owners […]

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  • Statistical Update: Arrivals and Departures

    Statistical updates for Arrivals and Departures and have been released on November 4, 2022 as follows: Arrivals and Departures, up to September 2022. Additional statistical series and indicators are available at https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/, as well as published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins. We welcome comments and suggestions on any of the statistics published by the Statistics Office. […]

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  • ROAD CLOSURE

    Following the recent notice of road closure, the public is advised that the first phase of works to the historic wall on Side Path Road has been completed and the Contractor is resuming construction of the remaining nine (of a total of 40) concrete road panels. Therefore, the section of Napoleon Street above the laundrette, […]

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  • St Helena to Receive Up to £1.8M in additional funding from UK Government for Essential Equipment

    The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has announced that St Helena is to benefit from the new Improving Essential Equipment in Overseas Territories programme. The programme will fund equipment in Overseas Territories (OTs) that are eligible for Official Development Assistance (ODA). The programme is intended to increase the resilience and well-being of communities of […]

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  • Constitution Hill Road Closure

    The Highways Authority has given approval for Constitution Hill Road to be closed on Tuesday 29and Wednesday 302022, between 9.30am and 12.30pm. This closure is to enable the Roads Section to carry out general maintenance works. During this closure, only emergency services will be granted access. Residents within the affected area will also be granted […]

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  • RRS Discovery Heads for St Helena

    The Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery is due to arrive at St Helena on Saturday, 26 November having completed its first leg of research in the waters around Ascension Island. To find out more on what was done around Ascension during the DY159 expedition, see the Ascension Marine Protected Area (MPA) social media accounts. Work […]

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  • SHG To Launch Cyber Security Awareness and Training Campaign

    As part of the UK Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) Border Security Programme, the UK Home Office conducted a visit to St Helena in the latter part of 2021. This was to assess the current condition of cyber security and resilience across the Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and Critical Information Infrastructure (CII). Following the […]

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