News

  • Diabetes Awareness Week 2020

    Diabetes Awareness Week 2020 is being held between 8 and 14 June. Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. One in five Saints are diabetic, with the majority being type-2 diabetic. There are lots of factors that can contribute to someone being at risk of or […]

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  • Dental Health Matters – Week 4

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  • Leisure Arrivals increase by 19% in 2019

    The sixth Statistical Bulletin of 2020, issued today by the Statistics Office, illustrates trends in passenger arrivals and departures to and from St Helena, focusing on air transport since the start of the first scheduled air service in October 2017. Arrivals by air grew by 12% in 2019 compared to the previous year, with arrivals […]

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  • Economic Development Committee Meeting Summary – Thursday, 28 May 2020

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    Annual Review of ESH Project being undertaken Revised Tourism Marketing Strategy being drafted Draft Company Registry Policy out for Public Consultation The monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) took place on Thursday, 28 May 2020, and the following is a summary of the main items discussed: Enterprise Saint Helena (ESH) presented an overview […]

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  • Rockfall Protection Project Update

    James Valley Residents of Jamestown will now be able to see the fence posts of the three new rockfall barriers above the Hospital. Construction of these fences will take place towards the end of June. At Ladder Hill, the final two rockfall barriers are now complete and commissioned into use. There will be no further […]

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  • World Oceans Day 2020

    Monday, 8 June 2020, is World Oceans Day – a day used to celebrate the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspire action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources. This year’s theme is ‘Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean’. In recognition of the day, the SHG Marine Section is encouraging […]

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  • Horse Point Landfill Site Reopened As Normal

    Waste Management Services (WMS) would like to advise that, with immediate effect, Horse Point Landfill Site (HPLS) is open to the public as normal (24 hours a day, seven days a week). Opening times at HPLS were restricted as a precautionary measure when contaminated soil from Rupert’s resulting from the discovery of the fuel leak […]

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  • World Environment Day – St Helena awarded almost £1 million for conservation projects

    The UK Government has awarded almost £1 million for projects on St Helena to protect rare wildlife and vulnerable habitats to mark this year’s World Environment Day (5 June). Funding applications were recommended to ministers by the Darwin Expert Committee, which consists of experts from NGOs, government, academia, science and the private sector. Successful applications […]

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  • World Environment Day 2020

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  • Re-Opening Of Ladder Hill Road And Shy Road

    Ladder Hill Road and Shy Road have now re-opened as normal. This is due to CAN France having completed the final installation of rockfall barriers above Ladder Hill Road earlier than expected. SHG extends thanks to CAN France for the swift completion of the Ladder Hill rockfall protection measures. SHG 5 June 2020

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