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St Helena Health Directorate receives UN Award for Prevention & Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

St Helena Government’s (SHG) Health Directorate has received the 2020 United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCD) Award. This follows a nomination from Public Health England (PHE) on St Helena’s successful implementation of the Islandwide Health Promotion Strategic Framework which has helped the Island achieve significant progress in […] Read more...

St Helena’s Coffee Production

In recognition of International Coffee Day, which takes place on Thursday 1st October, representatives from Enterprise St Helena (ESH), the Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (ANRD) and the main on-island coffee producers attended an informal workshop at Wellington House on Monday 28 September. The coffee producers present included both family run establishments which have offerings […] Read more...

St Helena Endemic Species

For an insightful and interesting read on St Helena’s endemic species, courtesy of Saint Helena Island,  http://sainthelenaisland.info/endemics.htm Read more...

World Maritime Day 2020

Today, Thursday 24 September, is World Maritime Day 2020 – a day used to highlight the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment, and to emphasise a particular aspect of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) work. This year’s theme is ‘Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet’. On St Helena, to recognise World Maritime […] Read more...

Green Roads for the Rock

After months of Covid-19 lockdown the Government in Gibraltar is hoping to unlock to a greener and healthier Gibraltar. Ideas for a greener town centre with less road use and encouragement of walking and cycling are being proposed. Read more...

The Virtual Island Summit September 7-13 2020

St Helena and Falkland Islands to join over 100 islands in the Virtual Island Summit 2020. The Summit is a free online event, which runs from Monday 7 through to Sunday 13 September 2020, aimed at connecting islands across the globe to share common experiences.  St Helena and Falkland Islands to host panel discussion ‘Innovation […] Read more...

St Helena 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 […] Read more...

Gareth Drabble awarded Chevening Scholarship

Gareth Drabble of Levelwood has been awarded a Foreign & Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholarship. Gareth will undertake a year-long Master’s Degree in Digital Technologies, Communication and Education at the University of Manchester, commencing in October this year.  For full details: Press Release – Gareth Drabble Awarded Chevening Scholarship_July 2020 Read more...

CPA News

Newly elected Members of the Anguilla House of Assembly benefit from Commonwealth expertise at the CPA’s first ever virtual post-election seminar.  Read the full article here: CPA News Anguilla PES post event July 2020 FINAL Read more...

Cayman Mangroves

Mangroves are shrubs or small trees that grow in coastal saline or brackish waters and  are noted for their role in shoreline protection, carbon sequestration and storage, filtering of sediment and pollutants, and as habitat for threatened species. Photo courtesy of Stephen Clarke. In Cayman, there are four main species of mangrove: Red mangroves, also […] Read more...