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  • Jeffrey Ellick Elected as Member of the Legislative Council

    Jeffery Ellick has been duly elected to serve as a Member of the St Helena Legislative Council. Returning Officer, Carol George, last night announced the results of the Polls for the Bye-election held yesterday. The total number of votes cast for each candidate was: Jeffrey Ellick                        208 Gillian Brooks                     188 Jeremy Johns                     34 Lionel Williams                    […]

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  • Service of Remembrance

    A Service of Remembrance for Police Constable Leonard (Lenny) Coleman will be held at St James Church, Jamestown, on Monday, 2 December 2019, at 10am. Police Constable Lenny Coleman, aged just 21, was killed in the line of duty on 2 December 1982, having suffered a gunshot wound during the course of a domestic incident. […]

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  • No Increase in Stored Water

    ST HELENA WATER SITUATION REMAINS SERIOUS St Helena’s water situation remains serious and, despite recent spells of rainfall, surface flows have not increased and stored water levels remain very low. Consumption rates also remain an issue with the required rate of under 1000 cubic metres of water occurring on just two of the past seven […]

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  • White Ribbon Campaign Concludes On St Helena

    Monday, 25 November was the United Nations (UN) White Ribbon Day 2019 – a day used to raise awareness about all kinds of abuse. On St Helena, the UN Development Programme Safe Haven Project and the Children & Adults Social Care Directorate ran a week-long awareness raising campaign to recognise White Ribbon Day 2019. Around […]

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  • Sexual Health Awareness 2019

    The Health Directorate has chosen the working week Monday, 2 December, to Friday, 6December 2019, to continue their health initiative on ‘Sexual Health Awareness’. This week is part of an ongoing effort to reach all age groups on St Helena to raise awareness and allow people the opportunity to access services and support for all […]

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  • Road Closure – Rosemary Plain To Bluemans Field

    The following is a Public Announcement from the Infrastructure & Transport Directorate: The Highways Authority has given approval for the road from Rosemary Plain to Bluemans Field to be closed from 9am to 3pm on Tuesday, 3, and Wednesday, 4 December 2019. This closure is to allow the Roads Section to carry out slurry works […]

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  • Social & Community Development Committee Meetings – November 2019

    The Social & Community Development Committee (SCDC) held three meetings in November 2019. The first meeting took place on 4 November where the Social Security Review Recommendations were further discussed and the Committee agreed the majority of the recommendations. Further work will be progressed over the coming weeks. On 7 November, the following proposed legislation […]

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  • Polling Day Reminder

    WEDNESDAY, 27 NOVEMBER 2019 The public is reminded that Polling Day has been set for Wednesday, 27 November 2019, when St Helena will go to the Polls to elect a new Member to fill the vacant seat on Legislative Council. Candidates for the 2019 Bye-Election are: Gillian Ann Brooks of Upper Cow Path, Half Tree […]

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  • St Helena Youth Parliament Re-Established

    The first sitting of the Establishment of a Youth Parliament on St Helena took place in the Council Chamber at 10am on Friday, 22 November 2019. The event, which mirrored the style and format of Formal Legislative Council Meetings, began with the formal entry of the President, the Speaker, Mr John Cranfield, followed by prayers. […]

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  • ExCo Meeting

    TUESDAY, 26 NOVEMBER 2019 Executive Council will meet on Tuesday, 26 November 2019, at 9.30am, in the Council Chamber, to discuss the following Open Agenda items: Mid-Year changes to customs duty tariffs Development Application – Security Office Development Application – Internal Refurbishment of Ex-Police Headquarters for the Relocation of Judicial Services Development Application – Rockfall […]

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