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Workers Memorial Day 2020 – 299/2020

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Due to COVID-19 the Government of Gibraltar confirmed by press release, dated 16th March 2020, the cancellation of the Workers Memorial Day Ceremony in its traditional format. Given the significance of this event in Gibraltar’s cultural calendar The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, the Minister for Employment,…

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Relaxation of Lockdown for the Over 70s – 297/2020

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The Cabinet met today and decided to relax the lockdown rules which apply to those persons over 70. This is based on medical and public health advice and it follows consultation between the Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition. It is also entirely voluntary for those affected to…

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New firefighters join the Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Servic...

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The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service, in conjunction with the Airport Fire and Rescue Service, would like to welcome five new recruits to their ranks after jointly completing their Firefighter Foundation and Development Programme (FFDP), a first for the Services’ illustrious history. Originally, this was to have been an eight-week…

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Medical Disembarkation – Captain Tassos D – 296/2020

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The Liberian flagged bulk carrier “Captain Tassos D” called into Gibraltar yesterday with one crew member suffering from a severe medical condition which required immediate medical attention. The Gibraltar Port Authority in conjunction with the Gibraltar Ambulance Service and the Gibraltar College Clinic deployed the port launch “Admiral Rooke” with…

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Further CELAC Meeting Considers Next Stage of Support for Bu...

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CELAC met today with representatives of all constituent organisations meeting with the Chief Minister, the Ministers for Financial Services and Gaming, Albert Isola, and for Business, Vijay Daryanani, as well as the Financial Secretary, Albert Mena. The meeting considered the payments of the BEAT COVID Measures which have now started…

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CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 6 – 294/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 27th April 2020.     Monday 27th April 2020   10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 11am GAMPA performance 12noon GibTalks 2016 featuring John Goncalves 2pm BrightMed…

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Stub It. Stop It. Get COVID Fit. – 292/2020

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  Public Health Gibraltar is set to launch its new campaign CovidFit to ensure the community are best informed about the choices they make when isolating in their homes during these unprecedented times. Smoke cessation will be the first topic in the series- Stub It. Stop It. Get COVID Fit.This…

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GHA tests its Covid response – 291/2020

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On Thursday 23rd April, at 10am the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) carried out a COVID-19 simulation exercise.  The purpose of this live exercise, using volunteers as patients, was to evaluate the preparedness and response mechanisms for managing a potential COVID-19 outbreak. This live simulation builds on the results of a…

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