STEM Week 2022 – St Mary’s Lower Primary – 333...

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The end of the spring term at St Mary’s Lower Primary School saw the children and school community celebrate STEM week. During the week, the children enjoyed learning about leaders in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. They conducted investigations and experiments, explored the lives and successes of…

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Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service officers receive Long Serv...

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On Wednesday 11th May 2022, fourteen officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service received the 10-year British Fire Service Association (BFSA) Long Service and Efficiency Medal, and one officer Her Majesty’s Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, having served the Crown for over 18 years. This event is important…

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Ministry of Equality Delivers Presentations at the Universit...

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The Ministry of Equality delivered a presentation on equality matters with a focus on disability, gender and race equality to students undertaking the second year of the BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing at the University of Gibraltar. Two officers from the Ministry of Equality, Jason Belilo and Marlene Dalli, delivered…

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Gibraltar Finance at the BIBA Conference 2022 – 338/20...

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This week Gibraltar Finance has been attending and exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) annual conference and exhibition at Manchester Central. The BIBA conference is one of Europe’s largest insurance gatherings and was last held as an in-person event in 2019 when more than 8,300 visitors attended. Michael…

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Launch of Publication ‘’Gibraltar Then & Now” R...

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The book on the Rock’s changing landscape ‘Gibraltar Then & Now’ was launched at the John Mackintosh Hall on Tuesday evening. The Minister for Culture and Education, Professor John Cortes launched the publication alongside GCS CEO Seamus Byrne and the author Robert Santos. The author outlined his research and explained…

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GHA hosts Graduation Ceremony for Nursing Students – 3...

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The GHA has hosted a Graduation Ceremony for three Nursing student cohorts who completed their degree courses with Kingston University during the last two years. The postponement of graduation ceremonies due to COVID-19 has meant that this is a unique and special event, capturing three distinct cohorts in one ceremony….

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Chief Minister meets Foreign Secretary – 334/2022

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The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this afternoon met the Foreign Secretary Liz Truss together with UK Minister for Europe James Cleverly. Mr Picardo and the Foreign Secretary discussed the latest developments in relation to the ongoing negotiations on the future relationship of…

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HMGOG congratulates Sebastian Desoisa on his selection for t...

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HM Government of Gibraltar sends its warmest congratulations to young Gibraltarian golfer Sebastian Desoisa on being selected for the England under 16 Golf Team to play Spain. Although Sebie had already been included in the England team that played Wales last September, this time, only four players form the national…

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A Celebration of Opera – 330/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society, is pleased to announce the details for this year’s Celebration of Opera. The concert will be held on Wednesday 18th May 2022 at The Convent Ballroom at 8.00pm. The Society has…

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OFT Consumer Protection WhatsApp facility – 329/2022

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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is pleased to announce that as from 10th May 2022, consumers will be able to communicate with the OFT’s Consumer Protection Team (the “Team”) through the popular social media app, WhatsApp. This shall allow consumers to easily reach out to the Team in relation…

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Steven Linares meets Department of the Environment staff ...

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The Minister with Responsibility for Industrial Relations, the Hon Steven Linares MP, met representatives of the Upper Rock, Cemetery, Monitoring Unit, EPRU, and Administration sections alongside their respective union leadership today Monday 9th May 2022. A frank and open conversation was held between the parties where a process of consultation…

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New ambulance staff complete Emergency Response Driving Test...

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The GHA’s Ambulance Service recently held an Emergency Response Driving test for their three new Ambulance Care Assistant members of staff; Mr Francis Vallejo, Ms Joely Borda and Ms Naomi Martinez. Stuart Ryan, Chief Ambulance Officer (Ag), said: ‘I am absolutely delighted that Francis, Joely and Naomi have all successfully…

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Building our Community of Learning – 324/2022

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Teachers, Special Needs Learning Support Assistants (SNLSAs), technicians, nursery nurses, nurses, librarians and secretaries from all schools gathered recently on the Bayside/Westside school site to participate in a training day which consisted of a wide range of education-focused workshops and sessions tailor-made to specific roles. Students currently completing their PGCE…

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Shakespeare Company – 320/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, and in partnership with the John Mackintosh Educational Trust, is pleased to announce the arrival in Gibraltar of the Young Shakespeare Company. This leading UK Theatre Company returns to the Rock after a two-year hiatus and as part of…

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STTPP – Prince Edward’s Road – Proposed Walking Infras...

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The Ministry of Transport will be introducing walking infrastructure improvements at Prince Edward’s Road from Hargraves football pitch to Forty Steps. The western section of this road will be segregated to allow for the safe passage of pedestrians, an area where it is deemed necessary to connect other existing footpaths…

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GHA welcomes Unite vote to end selective industrial action &...

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The GHA Director General has welcomed the vote by Unite the Union members across Nursing to return to uniform, following agreements on both sides regarding contracts, resources, extra days and relief cover. The Director General, Patrick Geoghegan, said: ‘I wholeheartedly welcome the vote by members of Unite the Union to…

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Minister Cortes welcomes the Le Dumont D’urville on it...

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Minister John Cortes has welcomed the Le Dumont D’urville cruise ship on its inaugural visit to Gi-braltar, in the absence of Minister for Tourism, Vijay Daryanani, who is currently away from Gibral-tar on Government business. The vessel arrived at Gibraltar port at 13:30 on Wednesday 27th April and departed to…

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Minister Cortes meets puzzle champion – 315/2022

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Minster for Culture, The Hon, Prof, Dr. John Cortes MP has met Gibraltarian Alma Belle Baharal to congratulate her on her excellent achievements at the recent National Championships for Puzzles in Spain. Seven-year-old Alma, won 1st place in the Spanish National puzzle competition for 2022, in the Children A division….

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HMGoG warmly congratulates Mrs Justine Picardo on appointmen...

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Her  Majesty’s  Government  of  Gibraltar  warmly  congratulates  Mrs  Justine  Picardo  on her appointment as Sponsor of HMS CUTLASS. This vessel, together with its sister ship, HMS DAGGER, will be the patrol vessels at the disposal of the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron. CUTLASS is the fastest ship in the Royal Navy….

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Technical Notice – Exchange and use of Gibraltar driv...

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HMGoG has noted the decision of the Council of Ministers of the Government of Spain not to extend the bridging measure on the recognition of UK and Gibraltar driving licences used in Spain by persons legally resident Spain. This measure, contained in Spain’s Real Decreto-ley 38/2020, will therefore expire on…

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Workers Day Message from the Chief Minister – 306/2022

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The celebration of Workers Day on the 1st of May is hugely important.  It is, obviously, the most important day in the calendar for trade union and socialist organisations throughout the world.   On this day we commemorate the sacrifices made by those who fought for the rights that we all…

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Minister Cortes meets with Nico Fitzgerald – 304/2022

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The Minister for Culture, Prof John Cortes, met with Gibraltarian Chef and Entrepreneur Nico Fitzgerald, to congratulate him for his recent successes and learn more about his plans to promote Gibraltarian Culture through Cuisine. Nico explained his current plans to develop the unique fusion of traditions that makes up Gibraltarian…

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Gibraltar Government welcomes Minister for Europe Evidence &...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar warmly welcomes the statement from Minister for Europe James Cleverley in respect of the ongoing negotiations on our future relationship with the European Union. The Government, in particular, welcomes the statement from Mr Cleverley about his optimism, which the Gibraltar Government shares, that the negotiations…

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Remembrance event to honour Health Care Staff – 301/20...

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Globally, each year on April 28th, countries gather to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day. On this day we remember those who have lost their lives at work, or those who have lost their lives through work-related injury and diseases. In remembering those who have died we reaffirm our commitment to…

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