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Breathing Apparatus Maintenance Course – 699/2019

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Several members of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) have recently completed an accredited Breathing Apparatus (BA) care, maintenance and repair course. Mr Paul Foster from Dräger UK delivered the sessions. BA sets provide our firefighters with that critical control measure inside an irrespirable atmosphere within the risk area,…

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STTPP – Ministry of Infrastructure & Planning launch P...

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The Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning is pleased to announce the launch of the new ‘Pedal Ready (Gibraltar)’ initiative which aims to promote safe and responsible cycling in Gibraltar in line with the recommendations of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP). One of the key factors that encourages…

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Ministry of Equality Releases Transgender Ally Information L...

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The Ministry of Equality has launched a leaflet promoting awareness on transgender issues. The leaflet, titled ‘Being a Trans Ally: a guide from the Ministry of Equality’ is aimed at the general public and is designed to raise support for and understanding of the Transgender community. It also hopes to…

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Catalan Bay Photograph Competition – 696/2019

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Following the latest news about the completion of beautification works to Catalan Bay by the Ministry of Housing, the Gibraltar Tourist Board is running a competition for the best photograph of Catalan Bay. The prize will include a meal for two at Nunos Restaurant and Terrace at the Caleta Hotel….

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International Symposium Opens at Garrison Library – 69...

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia will officially open an international symposium this Thursday on the subject of Borders and Bordering in the 21st Century. The event will take place at the Garrison Library. The topic this year has been driven by the 2019 commemoration of the 50th anniversary…

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Chief Minister Signs ‘Made by Dyslexia Pledge’ – 6...

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  The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, accompanied by Minister for Education and Environment Professor John Cortes, signed the ‘Made by Dyslexia Pledge’ this morning at No 6 Convent Place. This follows the seminar ‘Diversity & Inclusion: The positive impact of dyslexia in the workplace’ held at the John Mackintosh Hall…

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Gibraltar Archivist attends APEF Meeting in Helsinki –...

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  Gibraltar Archivist Anthony Pitaluga attended a meeting of the Assembly of Associates and the Governing Board of the Archives Portal Europe Foundation (APEF) at the National Archives of Finland in Helsinki on the 19th and 20th September 2019. The APEF is an International team working to create a one-stop web service…

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Government booklet marks 50 years of border closure – ...

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The Government have published a commemorative booklet to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the border in 1969. It will be recalled that on 8 June 1969, General Franco closed the land border between Gibraltar and Spain. This was part of a two-pronged approach on Gibraltar. The first…

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HMGoG Reaction to Decision of the UK Supreme Court – 6...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has noted the unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom declaring unlawful the advice of the Prime Minister to Her Majesty The Queen to prorogue Parliament. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP,  said “The judgement delivered by Lady Hale…

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Government booklet marks 50 years of border closure – ...

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The Government have published a commemorative booklet to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the border in 1969. It will be recalled that on 8 June 1969, General Franco closed the land border between Gibraltar and Spain. This was part of a two-pronged approach on Gibraltar. The first…

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