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  • Exploratory Boreholes and Groundwater Drilling Project – Update

    Contractor operating the Drilling Rig

    In the last update in November 2020, the Programme Management Unit (PMU) informed that works with regards to the Exploratory Boreholes and Groundwater Drilling Project had been temporarily suspended pending receipt of additional equipment. Following receipt of the drilling equipment in January 2021, drilling contractor, Henry’s Contractors, set up the Connect Saint Helena drilling rig […]

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  • Titan Airways Flight Update – February 2021

    Titan Airways Charter Flight departing St Helena Airport

    The flight commissioned by St Helena Government and operated by Titan Airways is expected to arrive to St Helena tomorrow, Friday 26 February 2021, with the current schedule as follows: Date Flight No Departure Time LOCAL/UTC Departure Airport Arrival Airport Arrival Time LOCAL/UTC 26/02/21 ZT7241 0015 London Stanstead EGSS / STN Accra DGAA / ACC […]

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  • ExCo Meeting – 2 March 2021

    TUESDAY, 2 MARCH 2021 Executive Council will meet on Tuesday, 2 March St Helena World Heritage Status, Removal of the restriction of development on land owned by Crown Estates under the Airport Development Area Order and the Second Supplementary Appropriation Bill, 2021, will be discussed on the Open Agenda ExCo Memos are available to view […]

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  • Police Appeal For Information – Hit And Run In Jamestown

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    Police are carrying out an investigation into a suspected road traffic collision which occurred on Ladder Hill Corner Road whereby a section of wall sustained damage. This incident occurred between the hours of 10.30pm on Saturday, 20February 2021, and 9am on Sunday, 21February 2021. Should you have any information relating to this incident, please contact […]

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  • Finance Committee Meeting Summary

    TUESDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2021 A meeting of the Finance Committee was held on Tuesday, 2 February 2021.  The open session agenda items focussed on Budget Execution Reports for November and December 2020 and Supplementary Appropriation for the 2020/21 financial year, with presentations by the Deputy Financial Secretary.    The Deputy Financial Secretary explained that the […]

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  • Consultative Poll on Governance Reform – Register of Electors, Supplemental List and Voting by Proxy

    Members of Legislative Council have agreed that a Consultative Poll on Governance Reform will be held on St Helena on Wednesday, 17 March 2021. The Poll will ask the public if the current Governance System should be changed, and if so, whether it should be changed to a Revised Committee System or a Ministerial System. […]

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  • Consultative Poll on Governance Reform – Information Booklets and Public Information Sessions

    Members of Legislative Council have agreed that a Consultative Poll on Governance Reform will be held on St Helena on Wednesday, 17 March 2021. The Poll will ask the public if the current Governance System should be changed, and if so, whether it should be changed to a Revised Committee System or a Ministerial System. […]

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  • Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Update

    St Helena is set to receive a further 3,800 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arriving on the Titan Airways flight on or around 26 February 2021. Vaccination is a critical part of the Island’s response to COVID-19, together with the testing regime and mandatory quarantine.  All eligible members of the community (i.e. those aged 18+) […]

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  • Public Meetings – Update On The Economic Development Investment Programme

    The Programme Management Unit (PMU) will be holding public meetings during March. These meeting are being held to give an update on the Economic Development Investment Programme (EDIP), including Rupert’s Wharf Cargo Handling Facility Development and Side Path Road and Field Road rehabilitation. All meetings will take place at 7pm as follows: Date Venue Monday, […]

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  • SHG UK Rep Completes Two Years as Chair of UKOTA

    St Helena Governments (SHG) UK Representative, Kedell Worboys MBE, has recently stepped down from her role as Chair of the UK Overseas Territories Organisation (UKOTA), a position she held for two years. As well as managing St Helena’s portfolio, two years as Chair of UKOTA saw Kedell participate and attend in many discussions and meetings […]

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