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  • International Day Of Light

    International Day of Light (IDOL) – a day used to celebrate the role light plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in medicine, communications, and energy fields is taking place on Sunday, 16 May 2021! One of the goals of IDOL is to ‘Raise awareness that technologies and design can play […]

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  • Titan Flight Delayed- Update

    The Ascension shuttle flight operated by Titan Airways due to operate today is now scheduled to operate to Ascension Island tomorrow, Friday, 14 May 2021; therefore the London, Stansted (Inflite Jet Centre) flight via Accra will depart on Saturday, 15 May 2021.  The new flight schedule is below: Date Flight No   Departure Time Departure […]

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  • Shuttle Flight to Ascension Island Cancelled

    Today’s shuttle flight to Ascension Island by Titan Airways has unfortunately been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions on St Helena. The flight was scheduled to depart at 10am but with no improvements, the decision was made to cancel the flight on safety grounds – Safety of passengers and crew is paramount. St Helena Government […]

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  • Samantha Thomas Appointed Theatre Sister

    Samantha Thomas inside the Theatre at the General Hospital

    Samantha Thomas has recently been appointed Theatre Sister at the St Helena General Hospital. As part of her new role, Samantha is responsible for running and managing the theatre department. This includes liaising with all the surgical doctors and working with them to prioritise cases and organise theatre lists, as well as organising the equipment […]

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  • Rupert’s Cargo Handling And Field Road And Side Path Road Projects Update

    Side Path Road © Google Maps

    Members of the public will be aware that St Helena Government is currently seeking contractors for the hillside excavation at Side Path Road and also excavation and concrete works for the Port Control and Biosecurity Building and the Container Freight Station Building, in Lower Rupert’s. Whilst this is still in the procurement stage, with the […]

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  • Road Closure – White Gate To Water Course Road

    The Highways Authority has given approval for the road to be closed from White Gate to Water Course Road between 10am and 12 noon tomorrow, Thursday 13 May 2021. This is to enable the Forestry Section to carry out emergency tree felling works. For the duration of the works, the diversion route will be via […]

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  • Police Appeal For Information – Dogs Worrying Livestock

    St Helena Police are currently investigating an incident involving a dog/s worrying cattle in the Deadwood Plain area. This incident occurred between approximately 7pm on Thursday, 15 April, and 10am on Friday, 16 April 2021. Dogs worrying livestock is an ongoing issue and dog owners are reminded that they are responsible for ensuring their dogs […]

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  • Commemoration Of The Death Of Napoleon On St Helena

    Napoleon, Emperor of the French, died on St Helena on 5 May 1821, and was buried at Sane Valley on 9 May 1821, five and half years after his exile to the Island in 1815. To commemorate the Bicentenary of Napoleon’s death, a number of events took place at Longwood House and The Tomb between […]

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  • COVID-19 Testing Clinic

    Persons departing on the Titan Airways flight this week, who have planned onward travel from the UK/Accra which requires you to have a pre-departure COVID-19 test result, are advised that a testing clinic will be set up in the flu pod at the General Hospital in Jamestown on Thursday, 13 May, at 9am.   If you […]

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  • Halley’s Mount Road Closure – Reminder

    Tree surgery works at Halley’s Mount

    The public is advised that the road, from the junction near St Matthew’s Church towards Halley’s Mount and through to the Dungeon Cemetery, will be closed on Wednesdays between 9am and 3pm from 12 May to 2 June 2021. This closure is to allow the Forestry Section of the Agriculture & Natural Resources Division to […]

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