Press Releases

  • Jolene Moyce gains Diploma in Libraries, Archives and Information Services

    Prince Andrew School Librarian, Jolene Moyce, has recently achieved a Level 3 Diploma in Libraries, Archives and Information Services following two years of study enrolled with Barnsley College in the UK. The course was studied via distance learning and consisted of nine units of study which were assessed through the production of reports with supporting […]

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  • St Helena Public Accounts Committee visiting the UK and Welsh Parliaments

    At the invitation of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK), a delegation departed St Helena on 22 January 2023 on a mission to the UK. The delegation is formed of the St Helena Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chair, Members and the Clerk. They will be visiting the UK and Welsh Parliaments with a […]

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  • Jacob’s Ladder Rehabilitation Project Update

    Rehabilitation works on Jacob’s Ladder have been underway since end of August 2022. The works being undertaken will see the steps, metal structure, inclined plane and adjoining walls repaired and improved, ensuring that the structure remains safe for users and continues to be an iconic piece of St Helena’s built heritage for many years to […]

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  • Update on major fault at the Power Station

    Members of the public are advised that generators No.3 and No.5 continue to operate at the Power Station. Whilst there have been small unplanned outages over the past few days, these have originated on the distribution network. The faults were not related to the situation at the Power Station and on each occasion power has […]

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  • Careers Fair 2023

    On Wednesday, 15 February the Education, Skills & Employment Portfolio will open the doors to Prince Andrew School at 10am for Careers Fair 2023. Postponed from last year to allow adaptations for ‘living with COVID’, Career Access St Helena in partnership with portfolio members and external participants has now begun to organise a must-see Fair! […]

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  • Governor’s Deputy presents Certificates and Badges of Honour Awards

    The Governor’s Deputy, Greg Gibson, hosted a ceremony at Plantation House on Tuesday, 24 January 2023, to award Certificates and Badges of Honour to Mr Eric Leo and Mr Raymond Young. The Certificate and Badge of Honour is awarded for valuable service for meritorious conduct that is of an exceptional nature and benefit to St […]

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  • Education Open Day for International Day of Education 2024

    International Day of Education is commemorated annually on 24 January and is a day used to celebrate the role of education in the growth of peace and economic development. This year’s theme is ‘To invest in people, prioritise education’. On St Helena, due to the current economic climate we face our own challenges in being […]

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  • Excellency The Governor Departs The Island

    His Excellency, Governor Nigel Phillips CBE, departed St Helena on Saturday 21 January 2023. The Governor has travelled to Ascension Island, where he is due to stay until 27 January 2023.Governor Phillips is due to return to St Helena on 04 February, travelling via the UK. When the Governor departs Ascension Greg Gibson, Head of […]

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  • Cyber Security Awareness Survey Ending Soon

    The public are advised that the Cyber Security Awareness Campaign survey which was launched in December 2022 will be closing for responses on 31 January 2023. Therefore those who have not yet completed the survey are urged to do as soon as possible. The results of this survey will be used to identify the public’s […]

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  • Emergency Planning Command and Control Group in Effect

    This press release has been issued jointly by St Helena Government and Connect Saint Helena Ltd. Earlier today, Friday 20 January 2023, SHG enacted its emergency planning protocols and convened an Incident Command and Control Group. This is in response to the announcement yesterday afternoon that a major fault had been experienced at the power […]

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