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  • Minister Scipio To Depart Island

    On Saturday 27 May 2023, Minister for Environment, Natural Resources and Planning Christine Scipio, will depart the Island and travel to South Africa for a week for personal reasons. Minister Scipio will continue to fulfil her Ministerial duties whilst she is off-Island, so there will be no change to the Ministerial team. #StHelena #Cabinet

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  • Minister’s Question Time – Tuesday, 30 May 2023

    The third meeting of Minister’s Question Time will take place on Tuesday 30 May 2023, at 10am in the Council Chamber.
    The topic for this meeting is “SHG’s Energy Strategy”.

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  • Rebroadcast Of The Funeral Of Mr Sean Burns MBE

    The funeral of the late Sean Burns MBE took place on Friday 12 May 2023 at Bangor Crematorium in north Wales, United Kingdom.
    A recording of the service has now been downloaded and will be rebroadcast in full at the Courthouse on Thursday 25 May at 16:30. The service lasts for approximately 40 minutes

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  • Tax Timeline

    Friday 30 June 2023 is the final date for self-employed businesses and companies to submit a tax return and profit & loss accounts.
    Please take note, any Tax Returns and Accounts not submitted to the Tax Office by Friday 30 June 2023 will result in the £100 penalty being automatically applied.

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  • Constituency Meetings

    The public are invited to note the following dates and times for Elected Member constituency meetings.  These meetings are an opportunity for you to meet with your District Representative and raise any issues you might have. You are encouraged to attend the meeting in the district that you live.     Constituency meetings will take place at […]

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  • Arrival Of The Maria Da Paz And Mt Sarah

    The cargo ship, the MV Maria Da Paz, is scheduled to arrive at St Helena on Friday 26 May 2023. Jamestown Wharf and the whole of Lower Rupert’s, including the beach area, will be closed to the public from Friday 26 May 2023 until Sunday 28 May 2023.
    The MT Sarah is due to arrive on Sunday 28 May 2023, and fuel discharging will then take place over the following two to three days. Therefore Rupert’s Jetty, including the beach area, will be closed to the public during this operation.

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  • Health And Social Care Portfolio Staff Graduation Event

    St Helena emergency response staff (Fire and Sea Rescue, Police, and Health) recently marked another milestone in further building the capacity and capability of their respective organisational areas. This saw the graduation of 13 team members who successfully completed the Immediate Life Support (ILS) course, 19 staff for First Response Emergency Care Level 3 (FREC3), […]

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  • Limited Number Of Audiology Appointments Now Available

    There are a limited number of appointments with the Audiologist available to members of the public.   
    Therefore appointments are only available up to Friday, 26 May 2023 by calling the General Hospital on telephone number 22500.

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  • Cargo Clearance Procedure

    Port Control and HM Customs advise that with immediate effect, requests for off-loading cargo at Rupert’s should be submitted three days in advance for each voyage of the Maria Da Paz arriving at St Helena. Requests are to be made by completing and returning an application form. These can be requested by email via, and available on the SHG website.

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  • Turtle Nesting At Rupert’s Beach

    ENRP’s Marine and Fisheries Conservation Section, and the St Helena National Trust responded after being advised by members of the public that a green turtle attempted to nest on Rupert’s Beach.
    144 eggs were carefully moved to an artificial nest incubation chamber.
    For the next three months, the incubation chamber will be monitored. If a dip in the sand above the nest is noticed, it is a sign that the eggs have begun hatching. From this point, the nest will be monitored daily. If these turtles hatch they will be retrieved from the incubation chamber and released into the ocean.

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