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  • Booze it, You Lose it – Drink Drive Campaign Week Three, Message from the St Helena Police Service

    During the third week of our ‘Booze It, You Lose It’ drink-drive awareness campaign, St Helena Police have been very busy. One person was arrested and charged with driving whilst over the prescribed limit and will appear before the magistrate’s court in due course. There was one report of a road traffic collision whereby the […]

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  • Teacher Trainees Achieve Certificate of Higher Education in Education Studies (Primary)

    Laufia McDaniel (left) and Candice Thomas

    Two Teacher Trainees successfully achieve CertHE in Education Studies (Primary) The course is worth 120 credits towards a Degree programme Teacher Training Advisor looks forward to the next phase of studies Teacher Trainees, Candice Thomas and Laufia McDaniel, have both recently passed the Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) in Education Studies (Primary) through the Open […]

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  • Economic Development Committee Meeting Summary – Thursday, 23 July 2020


    Sustainable Economic Development Plan end-of-year report 2019-20 published Agricultural Proposal and Training Proposal presented to ESH Board and increased activity relating to Social Enterprise grants ENR&P to undertake further discussion with fishing stakeholders on fishing catch limits table The monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) took place on Thursday, 23 July 2020, and […]

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    Several statistical updates have been released on July 31, 2020 as follows: Benefits, up to June 2020 Exchange Rates, up to June 2020 Climate, up to June 2020 Community, up to Quarter 1 2020 Vehicles, up to Quarter 2 2020 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at, and published statistical reports, including Statistical […]

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  • Successful Charter Flight from the UK

    The Boeing 757-200 aircraft operated by Titan Airways arrived at St Helena Airport (see photo attached) on Thursday, 30 July 2020, at 4.31pm following a brief delay due to a technical issue where it had to return to Ascension Island. This was a charter flight from the UK, organised by St Helena Government, and the […]

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  • Public Access to Government Information

    The draft Public Access to Government Information Bill was discussed by Executive Council (ExCo) at their meeting on Tuesday, 28 July 2020. The draft of the Bill was based on the Code of Practice for Public Access to SHG Information but includes some significant changes to the existing Code of Practice.  Following Tuesday’s discussion, the […]

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  • Economic Development Investment Programme Update

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    A number of Projects which will be the strategic focus of the Economic Development Investment Programme (EDIP) over the next two years (2020/21 – 2021/22) have recently been approved by Executive Council. These Projects are: Rupert’s Development Rehabilitation of Field Road and Side Path Road Water Security Increased Agricultural Production Jamestown Development Sustainable Sewerage Facility. […]

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  • New Police Custody Suite for St Helena

    A new, purpose-built, Human Rights compliant Police Custody Suite, funded by the UK Government’s Conflict Stability, and Security Fund (CSSF), will be built at Police Headquarters, Coleman House, with the project scheduled to start in August 2020. The new four-cell Custody Suite will contain a Consultation Room, Medical Room, Interview Room, storage areas and office […]

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    Statistical updates for Arrivals and Departures and have been released on July 28, 2020 as follows: Arrivals and Departures, up to June 2020 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at, and published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the statistics reports and publications page of the SHG website: We welcome […]

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  • Education Committee Meeting

    Education Committee

    WEDNESDAY, 15 JULY 2020 Discussions on the development of a Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice Policy Management Framework Assistant Director of Lifelong Learning gives brief overview of the Apprenticeship Policy Additional meeting before the August monthly meeting to be arranged The monthly meeting of the Education Committee took place on Wednesday, 15 […]

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