Mask wearing requirements for catering staff relaxed for sta...

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HMGOG would like to remind catering establishments that members of staff working in a restaurant, cafeteria, bar or other catering establishments are required to wear a mask while working. Due to the successful vaccination rollout, the high uptake of the vaccine by catering staff and subsequent low prevalence of COVID-19…

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EasyJet adds more flights for the summer – 358/2021

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EasyJet have announced an increase in flights to Gibraltar for this summer over those originally planned. The airline has added extra rotations to existing routes from London Gatwick, Bristol, Manchester and has brought forward the start of flights from Edinburgh to 5th June. The Minister for Business, Tourism, Transport and…

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Government Housing Rents Increase by 3% – 352/2021

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The Housing Department has today, Thursday 6th May 2021, issued a notice on the increase of rent on Government flats. Rent will be increased by 3% with effect from 1st July 2021. The new rent will be contained in the bill that tenants will receive in mid-July. In June 2017,…

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Bolaños Mechanical Engineering Company – 342/2021

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The Gibraltar Electricity Authority (GEA) has terminated its contract with Bolaños Mechanical Engineering Company (Bolaños) as the community now enjoys an independent source of power with the capacity and infrastructure at the new LNG Power Station to fully power Gibraltar, with the appropriate back up and resilience measures being developed….

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UK Overseas Territories’ and Crown Dependencies’ Environ...

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Minister for Environment and Climate Change John Cortes last week chaired the virtual meeting of the UK Overseas Territories’ and Crown Dependencies’ Environmental Ministers’ Council.  The Council, which first met in Gibraltar in 2015, is made up of Ministers or their equivalents from all the inhabited OTs and CDs.  This…

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Winner of the Whyte / Povetkin signed boxing gloves –...

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After the successful night of boxing at the Europa Sports Park on Saturday 27th March, the Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority recently carried out a draw to select the winner of the “Rumble on the Rock” Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin signed boxing gloves. The draw for the signed gloves…

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Mayor treated to spectacular display of origami – 335/...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr John Gonçalves MBE GMD, City Hall staff and students of the Gibraltar College of Further Education were recently treated to a spectacular and unique display of the art of Origami. This was the culmination of reciprocal visits between the College and His Worship when College…

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May Day Celebrations 2021 – Programme – 334/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced the programme of events for this year’s May Day which will be broadcast on GBC TV and the GCS Facebook page. The Programme begins on Saturday 1st May at 2pm: • 2pm Dance & Music Variety ShowTransitions –…

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Minister for Youth meets the Voice of Young People – 3...

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This week the Minister for Youth, the Hon Steven Linares, reached out to some of the young people in our community by holding a meeting with the “Voice of Young People (VYP)” and other representatives from local youth clubs involved in various ongoing projects. The meeting organised and chaired by…

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Gibraltar Regulatory Agencies Trial AML Platform for Crypto ...

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Gibraltar 29 April 2021 – HM Government of Gibraltar has entered into an agreement with Coinfirm Ltd., a leading RegTech firm, to trial a new AML risk management platform for crypto and blockchain assets. The collaboration between HM Government of Gibraltar and Coinfirm will benefit regulatory and law enforcement agencies…

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2021 GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL – 330/2021

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2021 GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the 2021 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Monday 17th to Friday 21st May 2021. All performances will take place at the Ince’s Hall. A total of 12 plays will be…

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Gibraltar marks 70 years since Bedenham explosion – 3...

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia marked the 70th anniversary of the explosion of the RFA Bedenham in Gun Wharf this morning by laying a wreath together with His Worship The Mayor John Goncalvez MBE GMD,  and the heads of the Airport and Gibraltar Fire Rescue Services Nicky Vinales…

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Culture v COVID Exhibition – 326/2021

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The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP accompanied the Minister for Culture, The Hon Prof. John Cortes MP will officially open the ‘Culture v Covid’ exhibition on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The exhibition features and celebrates artistic and cultural works produced during the last…

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Bedenham Explosion Anniversary – 323/2021

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A wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Bedenham Memorial, Queensway Quay, on Tuesday 27th April at 11.00am to mark the 70th anniversary of the explosion of the RFA Bedenham. In attendance will be the Deputy Chief Minister, The Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP, His Worship the Mayor, Mr…

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Gibraltar’s first transplant performed at St Bernard’s H...

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Gibraltar’s first human corneal transplant was performed on the 19th March 2021. GHA Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Magdalena Popiela, carried out the surgery together with the GHA ophthalmic nursing team at St Bernard’s Hospital. # The GHA’s Ophthalmic Department, under the lead of Dr Popiela, worked closely with Venice Eye Bank…

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Mayor visits Gibraltar College of Further Education – ...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr John Gonçalves MBE GMD, recently visited the Gibraltar College of Further Education. His Worship was shown around the facility by College Principal Michelle Soiza, including many of the different classrooms and the unique vegetable garden created by some of the students. During the visit, His…

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Opposition should not play politics with vaccinations –...

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The Opposition clearly have nothing better to do than to keep on repeating the same thing again and again, day after day, without regard or understanding for the points that the Government has made. The Government has repeatedly explained that the reason unvaccinated visitors are not allowed into hospital or…

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