• Start Date for School Term 3b

    The following is a Public Announcement from the Education Directorate: Parents and Guardians are advised that following the two-week half-term holiday,  School Term 3b will start on Monday, 22 June 2020, for all school children.  SHG19 June 2020 https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh

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  • Recall of Primula Cheese Products

    The Health Directorate has received a notification that Primula Cheese tubes, both 100g and 150g, have been recalled. Primula Ltd is recalling all Primula Cheese tubes (chilled and ambient) because the product might be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum due to a production fault. They have taken a precautionary step of recalling all products because one […]

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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – 15 June 2020 Governor’s Speech

    I welcome this opportunity to be with you today for this World Elder Abuse Awareness event. Elderly people are an extremely important part of our society whose contributions to the Island during their working lifetimes have given each of us the very foundation to the lives we now enjoy. Elderly people make up 21% of […]

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  • Police Appeal For Information – Dwelling Burglary In Half Tree Hollow

    St Helena Police are appealing to the public for information regarding a dwelling burglary that took place in the area of Wirebird Drive, Half Tree Hollow, occurring on Tuesday, 12 May 2020, between the hours of 10am and 6.45pm. The dwelling was accessed via an open window. Information can be provided to Police Headquarters on […]

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  • Police Appeal For Information – Damage To Flag Staff View Road Sign

    St Helena Police are appealing for information regarding damage caused to the Flag Staff View Road sign (see photo), situated opposite the junction leading to Horse Point on the Access (Haul) Road in Bottom Woods.  This incident occurred on the weekend of Saturday, 30, and Sunday, 31 May 2020. Police suspect that the damage was […]

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  • Draft Company Registry Policy – Public Consultation Reminder

    A draft Company Registry Policy for St Helena, developed by St Helena Government, with support from Orgueil Consulting, is now out for public consultation and is available online at: www.sainthelena.gov.sh/government/public-consultation/. The draft Policy seeks to provide a better, more transparent and more attractive service to customers whilst ensuring that SHG keeps abreast of international requirements. […]

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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

    Elizabeth (Mamma Lizzie) Peters seated on the bench dedicated to senior citizens of St Helena

    Today, Monday 15 June 2020, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) – used as an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding and raise awareness of abuse and neglect of older persons. On St Helena, WEAAD was recognised with a number of events during last week concluding with a special […]

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  • Sea Conditions

    The Emergency Planning Department would like to inform the public that a large south westerly swell is forecast for St Helena from Thursday, 18 June, to Saturday, 20 June 2020. This may result in unsettled sea conditions in James Bay and Rupert’s Bay. Due care and attention should be taken when swimming in James and […]

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  • Successful ‘Walk For Diabetes’

    Diabetes Awareness Week 2020 took place between 8 and 14 June. To conclude the week, the Health Directorate organised a ‘Walk for Diabetes’. The walk started from the General Hospital on Friday, 12 June, at 12.30pm, with over 70 participants in attendance. Participants were dressed in denim to raise awareness of diabetes. The walk concluded […]

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  • Approved Bills to be Presented at the Next Formal Legislative Council Meeting

    The following Bills have been approved by Executive Council for presentation as Government business at the next formal meeting of Legislative Council commencing Friday, 26 June 2020: Appropriation Bill 2020 Control of Tobacco and Related Products Bill 2020 Magistrates’ Court (Amendment) Bill 2020 Public Health (Amendment) Bill 2020 Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2020 These Bills […]

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