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  • World Population Day 2020

    World Population Day is tomorrow, Saturday 11 July. To recognise and celebrate the day on St Helena, here are some population ‘fun facts’ about the Island and the world: · In 2020, the number of people on the entire planet earth is around 7.8 billion people, over 1.7 million times more than on St Helena · Every […]

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  • Outcome of investigation into an alleged unauthorised disclosure of an ExCo Closed Agenda Item

    Following a report of an unauthorised disclosure of a closed Executive Council (ExCo) agenda item in May, the Governor referred the matter to the St Helena Police Service. Their investigation has now concluded. The investigators concluded the information relating to the closed agenda topic broadcast on the radio was likely pieced together from a number […]

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  • Police Appeal For Information – Theft Of Garbage Bins

    St Helena Police are currently appealing for information relating to the theft of bins taken from Red Gate House, St Paul’s. The bins were removed from the premises between the evening of Monday, 29June, and 6.30pm on Sunday, 5 July 2020.   This theft affects everyone on-Island as people will have concerns about the safety […]

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  • St Helena Police Drink-Drive Campaign – Booze It, You Lose It!

    L-R: Members of St Helena Police, Fire & Rescue Service and Health Directorate

    St Helena Police has today, Friday 10 July 2020, launched their Drink-Drive Campaign ‘BOOZE IT, YOU LOSE IT!’ This Campaign is supported by agencies across Government working towards the Island’s ‘Altogether Safer’ goal. Due to an increase in drink-drive offences since the last campaign in April 2020, it is necessary for St Helena Police to […]

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  • Sea Conditions

    Breakers in James Bay during a previous spell of unsettled Sea Conditions

    The Emergency Planning Department would like to inform the public that a large West South-Westerly swell is forecast for St Helena on Monday, 13 July 2020.This may result in unsettled sea conditions in James Bay and Rupert’s Bay. Due care and attention should be taken when swimming in Rupert’s and James Bays during this time. […]

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  • Executive Council agrees Commercial Fishing Licence Quotas for St Helena

    Executive Council discussed and considered Commercial Fishing Licence Quotas for the St Helena Fisherman’s Co-operative at their meeting on Tuesday, 7 July 2020. The two types of quotas discussed were the Annual St Helena Commercial Fishing Licence Quota which would set the Total Allowable Catch for Yellowfin Tuna and an Exploratory Fishing Licence Quota for […]

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  • Repatriation Charter Flight

    Humanitarian Charter Flight from the UK on Monday, 20 April

    St Helena Government (SHG) is pleased to confirm that the next repatriation charter flight is planned for the week commencing Monday, 27 July 2020. The flight will be operated by Titan Airways utilising their Boeing 757-200 aircraft. The flight will depart from London Stansted and include a stop at Ascension Island en-route to St Helena […]

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  • Draft Company Registry Policy

    PUBLIC CONSULTATION REMINDER St Helena Government is developing a Company Registry Policy for St Helena, with support from Orgueil Consulting. The draft Policy is currently out for public consultation and is available online at: www.sainthelena.gov.sh/government/public-consultation/ St Helena’s Company Registry will provide a modernised, more transparent and more appealing registration system for companies, which complies with […]

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  • Two Promotions To Senior Staff Nurse Roles

    L-R: Jayne Adams-Duncan and Maureen Ellick

    Two Staff Nurses – Jayne Adams-Duncan and Maureen Ellick – have recently been promoted to Senior Staff Nurses within the St Helena General Hospital. As Senior Staff Nurses, Jayne and Maureen are responsible for co-coordinating the Hospital, teaching staff and mentoring junior nurses, participating in data collection and Hospital audit, being part of the senior […]

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  • ExCo Meeting

    TUESDAY, 7 JULY 2020 Executive Council will meet on Tuesday, 7 July 2020, at 9.30am, in the Council Chamber, to discuss the following items on the Open Agenda: Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) – 2021/22 to 2023/24 Audit Engagement Letter – SHG Financial Statements 2019/20 Business Support Package for Local Business to mitigate the impacts […]

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