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  • ExCo Report – Tuesday 12 November 2019

    Executive Council met today, Tuesday 12 November 2019, to consider and advise whether the Currency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 should be printed, published and presented as Government Business at the next formal meeting of Legislative Council on 6 December 2019. The amendments address two issues, namely: Deficit arrangements – that any deficit in any given Financial […]

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  • Garry Henry Recertifies as St Helena Police Armourer

    St Helena Police Support – Firearms & Procurement Officer and Police Armourer, Garry Henry, has recertified as an Armourer having recently completed a recertification training course in the UK. Initially certified as an Armourer in 2015, Garry undertook the Armourer recertification course in Nottingham with Heckler & Koch, a German defence manufacturing company. Here Garry […]

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  • White Ribbon Campaign To Launch On St Helena

    To recognise White Ribbon Day 2019, the UN Development Programme Safe Haven Project and the Children & Adults Social Care Directorate will be running an awareness raising campaign, starting on Monday, 18 November, and ending with a final event on Monday, 25 November 2019. The theme for this Campaign is ‘SOSU’ for Domestic Abuse– Speak […]

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  • White Ribbon Campaign To Launch On St Helena

    To recognise White Ribbon Day 2019, the UN Development Programme Safe Haven Project and the Children & Adults Social Care Directorate will be running an awareness raising campaign, starting on Monday, 18 November, and ending with a final event on Monday, 25 November 2019. The theme for this Campaign is ‘SOSU’ for Domestic Abuse– Speak […]

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  • Remembrance Day Flag Ceremony

    A Remembrance Day Flag Ceremony, to mark the moment in World War 1 when the guns fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month and to honour all who have served, was held at Plantation House today, Monday 11 November 2019. His Excellency Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook gave a […]

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  • Statistical Bulletin on Minimum Income Standard Released

    The St Helena Government Statistics Office has today released a Statistical Bulletin containing details of the Minimum Income Standard (MIS), which forms the basis for the six-monthly review by Executive Council of the levels of Income Related Benefits and the Basic Island Pension. The Bulletin contains a table showing all previous values of the MIS […]

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  • Remembrance Sunday Service 2019

    The annual Remembrance Sunday Divine Service, in honour of those who lost their lives or had been injured during active duty, was held at the Cenotaph in Jamestown on Sunday, 10 November 2019. His Excellency, Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook, arrived at 10.55am, and the Right Reverend Lord Bishop of St Helena Dale Bowers invited the […]

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  • Formal Opening of Supreme Court

    MONDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2019 The formal opening of the St Helena Supreme Court took place at 9am today, Monday 11 November 2019. The opening commenced as His Lordship, the Chief Justice, Charles Ekins Esq, entered the Courthouse accompanied by the Sheriff of St Helena, Mrs Ethel Yon OBE, Bishop Dale Bowers, and Chief Magistrate, Nicholas […]

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  • Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories lay Remembrance Wreaths at Cenotaph for first time

    Representatives of the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories yesterday laid wreaths for the first time at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph (Sunday 10 November 2019). This year a representative from each of the three Crown Dependencies and representatives for the inhabited Overseas Territories laid their own wreaths in remembrance of their many […]

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  • Restricted Access to Jamestown Wharf

    The public is advised that the Jamestown Wharf will be closed to all members of the public on Monday, 11, Tuesday, 12, and Wednesday, 13 November 2019, due to the arrival of the MV Helena and subsequent cargo operations. Access to the Jamestown Wharf will be strictly prohibited and is limited only to those who […]

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