• Applications For Second ‘St Helena Open Oceans Fund’ Are Now Open

    Today, as the first recipient of the St Helena Open Oceans Fund is out on the open ocean sailing to Cape Town, applications for the next recipient of the grant are being invited. The fund provides grants to enable a Saint, or somebody closely connected to the island, to take part in a Wavysail trip […]

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  • Primary Schools’ Athletics Day

    The primary schools will be hosting their annual Athletics Day at Francis Plain on Friday 1 March 2024.  All parents, guardians and members of the public are invited to attend.  The sports will start at 09:45 and end at approximately 14:30. As this is a school event, the primary sector would appreciate if all spectators […]

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  • Police Reforms to Improve Scrutiny, Transparency and Community Relations Announced

    Last year it was announced that a number of reforms to policing would take place as part of a wider reorganisation to the structure of St Helena Government (SHG). These reforms to the Royal St Helena Police (RSHP) are aimed at strengthening transparency, performance management, community confidence and assuring the continued development of our policing […]

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  • Sea Conditions – Update

    St Helena is currently experiencing unsettling sea conditions and is forecasted to continue through to Monday 26 February 2024 in James Bay and Rupert’s Bay. The public are asked to take caution when accessing the sea front area in Jamestown. To avoid damage to vehicles, drivers are advised to take care when parking near the […]

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  • Economic Development Investment Programme (EDIP) Pipeline Phase Two Approved

    At the Executive Council meeting held on Tuesday 24 October 2023, the Economic Development Investment Programme (EDIP): Phase Two Pipeline was approved. The Phase Two Pipeline outlines EDIP’s priority projects over the next five years. The programme is split into two stages. The focus of stage one will be the planning activities that will set […]

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  • Resident Translators Needed

    The Emergency Planning Department would like to hear from residents on St Helena who are able to converse in languages other than English to form part of a resident translator volunteering group, and who would be willing to assist should there be an incident involving overseas visitors who have a limited understanding of English. If […]

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  • Economic Development Investment Programme Micro Projects – Middle Landing Steps

    The Programme Management Office is pleased to advise that following an open procurement exercise conducted in December 2023, SHG has entered into a contract with Ambledale Workshop Ltd to undertake renovation and refurbishment of the Middle Landing Steps at the Wharf in Jamestown.  Works are due to commence on site from Monday 26 February 2024 […]

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  • Sea Conditions

    St Helena is expected to experience unsettling sea conditions from Wednesday 21 February 2024 and is forecast to continue through to Friday 23 February 2024 in James Bay and Rupert’s Bay. The public are asked to take caution when accessing the sea front area in Jamestown. To avoid damage to vehicles, drivers are advised to […]

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  • Speaker Of The House Of Commons Departs St Helena Following Five-Day Official Visit

    Following a packed week of events, the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP, departed St Helena earlier today concluding his five-day visit to the island. This historic visit marked the first time a Speaker of the House of Commons has visited St Helena. Sir Lindsay has long been […]

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  • Restricted access to Jamestown Wharf and Lower Rupert’s

    The Jamestown Wharf will be closed to all members of the public on Monday 19 February, Tuesday 20 February, and Wednesday 21 February 2024. This closure is due to the arrival of the Maria Da Paz and subsequent cargo operations. Access to the Jamestown Wharf will be strictly prohibited and is limited only to those […]

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