News

  • ALL RESIDENTS AT BRADLEY’S CAMP HAVE COMPLETED QUARANTINE

    All residents of Bradley’s Camp who arrived to St Helena on the recent charter flight have fulfilled their 14-day quarantine requirements, and have now all left the camp. Senior Biomedical Scientist, Geoffrey Benjamin, said: “A total of 50 COVID-19 tests were carried out. Apart from the validation runs – this was the first batch of […]

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  • Nursery Provision

    The Education and Employment Directorate offers non-compulsory Nursery Education for all children between the ages of 3 and 4yrs.     The Directorate will be in contact with parents/guardians of those children born on-Island and who are eligible to enter Nursery Education in the school year September 2020 – August 2021 to offer a place in Nursery […]

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  • HM Customs Office Closure

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    HM Customs would like to advise that their office at the Jamestown Wharf will be closed to the public on Friday, 5, and Tuesday, 9June 2020. This closure is necessary to allow Can France to carry out rockfall protection measures on the wall along Sisters Walk. The Office will open for the issuing of cargo on […]

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  • UK funding provides welcome support for COVID-19 preparations on St Helena

    The UK Government has provided funding, through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), for additional medical staff to support St Helena’s COVID-19 preparations. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this week between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and St Helena Government (SHG) for £380,000 to fund a general doctor, physiotherapist, anaesthetist, biomedical scientist, […]

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  • Public Health Committee Meeting Wednesday, 6 May 2020

    The monthly meeting of the Public Health Committee (PHC) took place on Wednesday, 6 May 2020. Dr Tshinyambala Mbaie was introduced to the Committee as a new member of staff, having joined the Health Directorate in the capacity of General Practitioner (GP). He is currently employed on a two-year fixed-term contract. The Committee wished him […]

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  • Passport Applications – Update

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    HM Passport Office (HMPO) has informed the St Helena Immigration Service that they have recommenced the processing of applications for British Overseas Territories (St Helena) Passports as of Wednesday, 27 May 2020. The passports will be processed as usual by HMPO, however a delay is likely in the delivery of newly issued passports to St […]

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  • Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) At Bottom Woods West – Update

    Works have commenced on the Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) at Bottom Woods West. This work includes site clearance and marking out of the road infrastructure. A positive response was received from local contractors to undertake the construction of Government Landlord homes on part of the CDA. Site and road excavations will commence shortly. Members of […]

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  • Dental Health Matters – Week 3

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  • Rupert’s Jetty And Beach Closure

    The public is advised that the Rupert’s Jetty and Beach will remain closed to the public until further notice, including the Public Holiday on 8 June. These restrictions are to allow the continued construction of rockfall protection measures and the laying of ducting for St Helena’s fibre optic cable. Access to Rupert’s Jetty is available […]

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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 Friday, 5 June 2020, for approximately one week, including the Public Holiday on 8 June. The restrictions will be in place between 7am to 11.30am and 12.30pm to 4.30pm, weekdays only (Monday to Friday). […]

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