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  • Titan Airways Charter Flight delayed by 48 hours

    The Charter flight from the UK, operated by Titan Airways, scheduled to arrive at St Helena Airport tomorrow, Monday 10 May 2021, has been delayed by 48 hours due to poor weather conditions on the Island. The flight will now depart Stansted Airport, London, just after midnight local time on Wednesday, 12 May 2021, and […]

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  • Titan Airways Charter Flight Delayed

    The Charter flight from the UK, operated by Titan Airways, scheduled to arrive at St Helena Airport on Monday, 10 May 2021, has unfortunately been delayed due to poor weather conditions forecast for the Island early next week.  We are expecting an initial delay of 24 to 48 hours, all times and other arrangements remain […]

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  • Port Control Office Closure – Tuesday, 11 May 2021

    The Port Control Office at the Jamestown Wharf will be closed on Tuesday, 11 May 2021. During this closure Port Control staff can be reached on VHF channels 14 and 16 or on mobile number: 61784. The Office will reopen as normal at 8.30am on Wednesday, 12 May 2021. The public is thanked in advance […]

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  • Bicentenary Of Napoleon’s Burial – Sunday’s Event To Be Broadcast Live

    Sunday, 9 May 2021, marks 200 years since the burial of Napoleon, Emperor of the French, at The Tomb, Sane Valley. To commemorate the Bicentenary of the burial of Napoleon, a ceremony will take place at The Tomb, starting at 2.50pm. The ceremony will include readings, various pieces of music and songs from Island musicians […]

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  • ExCo Meeting – Tuesday, 11 May 2021

    Executive Council will meet on Tuesday, 11 May 2021, at 9.30am, in the Council Chamber, to discuss the following items on the Open Agenda: · Exempting Better Life Allowance Payments from Income Tax · Excision of National Forest Land from the Government Forest Estate These papers (ExCo Memos) are available online at the following link:                                                             https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/councils/executive-council/. Members […]

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  • Crime Prevention Advice – Burglary

    St Helena Police have recently received two reports of burglary at unoccupied houses where the residents are away for an extended period of time. Police offer the following advice to prevent these types of incidents from happening or reoccurring in future: Tips: Make your home look occupied, and install timer lights for night time Lock […]

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  • Chief Justice Charles Ekins Esq to Retire

    After 14 years of service, The Chief Justice, Charles Ekins Esq, will retire later this year as Chief Justice of St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha. The Chief Justice announced the intention of his retirement at the close of this week’s Supreme Court sitting, which due to current travel restrictions was conducted virtually. […]

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  • Draft Public Access to Government Information Bill, 2021

    The Public Access to Government Information Bill would put access to Government Information on a statutory basis.  At present access to such information is only considered through an SHG Code. A draft Bill was considered by the Social Community and Development Committee and then Executive Council last year.  Executive Council advised that the draft Bill […]

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  • Governance Reform – Update 1

    On 26 March 2021, Legislative Council passed a resolution endorsing theresult of the Consultative Poll conducted on St Helena on 17 March 2021.The resolution further recommended that the Constitution be amended tochange the governance system of St Helena to a ministerial system ofgovernment. A Governance Reform Implementation Group has representation from theGovernor’s Office, Attorney General’s […]

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  • School Nurse Service Drop-In Session – Friday, 7 May 2021

    The School Nurse Service will be holding a drop-in session between 12pm and 1.30pm at the conference room on the second floor of the Post Office building, Jamestown, on Friday, 7 May 2021. The drop-in session is to allow all parents on-Island with school-aged children (5 to 19 year olds) to gain support and advice […]

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