• Public Consultation – Draft Water Resource Strategy

    St Helena's Water Courses and Catchments

    The public is advised that consultation on the draft Water Resource Strategy will start from today, Wednesday 1 July, until Wednesday, 12 August 2020. This draft Water Resource Strategy has been developed to set the framework by which St Helena will achieve the objectives of: Increasing sustainable access to safe drinking water Increasing availability of […]

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  • Training Needs Assessment Survey 2020 Launches Today

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    The St Helena Community College (SHCC) has today, Wednesday 1 July 2020, launched its Training Needs Assessment (TNA) Survey 2020 to update information on the training needs of St Helena. This survey aims to update the training needs of private sector companies on an organisational level, both for the forthcoming academic year and future years. The […]

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  • Message from the Governor: Armed Forces Day – 27 June 2020

    27 June marks the twelfth Armed Forces Day and is the first to be marked virtually, given the COVID-19 pandemic.                                            Armed Forces Day is an opportunity for St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha to celebrate the Armed Forces community. We are proud to recognise the duty they perform to support the overseas territories, […]

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  • Road Closure – Napoleon Street

    The Highways Authority has given approval for Napoleon Street, Jamestown, to be closed on Sunday, 5 July 2020, between 7.30am and 12 noon. This closure is to allow the Forestry Section to carry out tree pruning works near the Canister building and Thorpe’s Emporium. During this closure, only Emergency Services will be granted access. Appropriate […]

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  • New Register of Electors Published

    The 2020 Register of Electors has been published in an Extraordinary Gazette. This Register is effective from tomorrow, 1 July 2020. The 2020 Register of Electors is available on the SHG website at: https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/news/government-gazettes/. Alternatively, hard copies of the Register will be available for viewing from any of the Assistant Registration Officers or from the […]

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  • St Helena Community College Launches Training Needs Assessment Survey 2020

    The St Helena Community College (SHCC) will be launching its Training Needs Assessment (TNA) Survey 2020 on Wednesday, 1 July 2020, in order to update records on the training needs and skills base of the St Helena community.  The results of this survey will assist the College with further development of training provision and will […]

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  • Budget Speech 2020/21

    Financial Secretary, Dax Richards

    Today, the Financial Secretary, Dax Richards, delivered the 2020/21 Budget Speech for St Helena. In his opening remarks, the Financial Secretary said:  “Over the last three Budget Speeches I have commented on the challenging times facing our community and, specifically, our economy. It seems this will continue to be a common thread for some time […]

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  • Jamestown Wharf Access Restrictions

    Port Control would like to advise that access to the Jamestown Wharf will be restricted to members of the public from Monday, 6 July 2020, for approximately two weeks. The restrictions will be in place between 7am to 11.30am and 12.30pm to 4.30pm, weekdays only (Monday to Friday). These access restrictions are to allow CAN […]

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  • Formal Legislative Council Meeting – Friday, 26 June 2020

     A formal meeting of Legislative Council will commence tomorrow, Friday 26 June 2020, at 10am in the Council Chamber. This is the first sitting of the sixteenth meeting of Legislative Council and will be broadcast live via SAMS Radio 1. This will be the Budget Session with the Financial Secretary delivering his Budget Speech for […]

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  • Day Of The Seafarer 2020

    Today, Thursday 25 June 2020, is Day of the Seafarer – used as an opportunity for communities around the world to recognise and give thanks to seafarers on the frontline, playing an essential role in maintaining the flow of vital goods, such as food, medicines and medical supplies. This year’s theme is: ‘Seafarers are Key […]

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