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  • SOCIAL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

    WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019 The Social & Community Development Committee (SCDC) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, 8 May 2019. Deputy Chief Secretary, Gillian Francis, attended her first meeting as a non-voting member permanently replacing Government Economist, Nicole Shamier. Adult Social Care Team Manager, Philbert Howell, who recently arrived to the Island on a two-year […]

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  • ST HELENA PRISON TRIALS PET THERAPY

    Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) Jamestown is currently trialling the use of Pet Therapy within the prison. Prison Therapists around the world use animals to encourage a positive way of life, as well as to improve aspects such as low self-esteem, forming better relationships with others, communication deficiencies, health and wellbeing. Prison Manager, Heidi Murray, said: […]

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  • FOLLOW-UP CONSTITUENCY MEETINGS TAKING PLACE IN JUNE 2019

    Councillors will be holding follow-up Constituency meetings in the following districts in June to provide updates on questions that could not be answered during the meetings held in April. If there is a particular topic that you would also like discussed, please contact the Secretary to Elected Members on tel: 22590 or email: sec.em@helanta.co.sh by […]

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  • ST HELENA BEAT SURGERIES

    As part of their Neighbourhood Policing Programme, St Helena Police Officers will continue their ‘Beat Surgeries’ in various places around the Island over the coming months. These surgeries are designed to take place in busy areas where it is easier for more people to attend. Members of the public are encouraged to use these surgeries […]

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  • ST HELENA POLICE ROADSHOW ON CONDUCTED ENERGY DEVICES – REMINDER

    The following is a public announcement from the Police Directorate: All trained and accredited St Helena Police Officers are now carrying a Conducted Energy Device (CED) commonly known as a Taser.  To raise awareness and educate the public on the carrying and use of CEDs by St Helena Police, Officers are carrying out a Roadshow […]

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  • ADVICE FROM THE HEALTH DIRECTORATE – RECOMMENDED DRINKS TO KEEP YOU HYDRATED

    Current hot weather conditions on St Helena mean that it is important for us to keep our bodies hydrated more than normal. If we don’t consume enough fluids, over time the body will become dehydrated. When the body becomes dehydrated, there are negative effects on mental and physical function and these become more severe as […]

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  • SAFEGUARDING DIRECTORATE CHANGES NAME TO CHILDREN & ADULTS SOCIAL CARE

    From Saturday, 1 June 2019, St Helena Government’s (SHG) Safeguarding Directorate will become the Children & Adults Social Care Directorate. Director Tracy Poole-Nandy explains the reason for the change: “Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and it cuts across several SHG directorates. We have therefore decided to change the name of the Safeguarding Directorate to Children & […]

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  • ‘WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT SHG INFORMATION?’ – PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY RESULTS NOW AVAILABLE

    Headlines: 160 people responded to the survey 55% of respondents were aged between 36 and 59 years The majority of respondents (39%) were very interested in news from SHG 90% of respondents were interested in SHG Public Announcements like Road Closures and Sea Conditions Respondents wanted to hear more on Airport movements, general good news […]

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  • DR PHILIP RUSHBROOK SWORN IN AS GOVERNOR OF ST HELENA, ASCENSION ISLAND AND TRISTAN DA CUNHA

    Today, Saturday 11 May 2019, Dr Philip Rushbrook arrived to take up his role as the Territory’s 69th Governor and the first to arrive by air. Dr Rushbrook, accompanied by his wife, Mrs Rushbrook, was sworn in this afternoon, just after 4pm, on the Supreme Court Terrace in Jamestown. The Chief Secretary, Mrs Susan O’Bey, […]

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  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT PROGRAMME – NEXT STEPS

    The agreement of a multi-year Economic Development Investment Programme between St Helena Government (SHG) and the UK Government (UKG) aims to grow the Island’s future economic prosperity and is positive news for the Island. A Steering Group of key stakeholders (consisting of SHG officials, DFID and Councillors) will be created to ensure that: (1)  A […]

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