797.2 2021

Minister Cortes welcomes the World Voyager inaugural call...

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Minister John Cortes has welcomed the World Voyager cruise ship on its inaugural visit to Gibraltar, in the absence of Minister for Tourism, Vijay Daryanani, who is currently away from Gibraltar.  World Voyager is owned by Mystic Invest via Mystic Cruises and operated by Nicko Cruises, Quark Expeditions. The ship was built in 2020 and has 86 cabins with a capacity of…

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GHA Promotes Breast Awareness – 975/2021

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On Saturday 23rd October 2021, the GHA’s Breast care team set up an awareness stand at the Piazza. The aim of the stand was to create awareness on potential breast cancer symptoms encouraging the general public to attend their GP appointments should they find any concerning changes as well as…

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103rd Anniversary of Armistice Day – 792/2021

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The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice to signal the end of World War One “the War to end all Wars”, on the 11th November 1918. As in previous years, the occasion will be celebrated with a short ceremony at…

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788.1 2021

Montagu Sea Bathing Pavilion Plaque Restoration – 788/...

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The long lost Montagu Sea-Bathing Pavilion plaque, missing since 1988, has finally been restored and placed on the exterior façade of the Montagu entrance. Originally, the plaque stood within the entrance in the main reception area. The Montagu Sea Bathing Pavilion was constructed in 1929/30 and inaugurated by the then…

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Second Presentation by the Care Agency Given to Parents of S...

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The Ministry of Equality organised a presentation that was delivered by the Care Agency staff members for the benefit of parents of St Martin’s School, who are due to transition to St Bernadette’s Resource Centre. The presentation, which took place at the John Mackintosh Hall, is the second presentation on…

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Reception for ‘Running 4 Reilly’ Marathon Team – 7...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD hosted an evening reception for the ‘Running 4 Reilly’ team. This group of family and friends run the London Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. The team is named after Reilly Roper, a…

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Gibraltar Finance gives keynote address at the ‘Blockchain...

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Gibraltar Finance gave the keynote address at the Blockchain in Financial Services Conference 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland on Tuesday 19 October 2021. The conference was organized by Finanz und Wirtschaft and Gibraltar Finance was represented by Michael Ashton, Senior Executive who gave the keynote address. The conference was held at…

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GibTalks 2022 – 782/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the annual conference event on Saturday 5th February 2022 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), Gib Talks will see a range of local speakers deliver fifteen-minute…

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CULTURAL AWARDS 2021 – GBC AND ONLINE – 781/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the 2021 Cultural Awards will be aired on GBC and broadcast via Livestream on gbc.gi.  The Awards aim to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture, recognising potential, ability, talent, and achievement, whilst supporting…

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John Mackintosh Educational Trust Sponsor Gibraltar Literatu...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is delighted to confirm that the John Mackintosh Educational Trust will be sponsoring this year’s Gibraltar Literature Week, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. The Trust and the Government’s fruitful partnership continues, with the Trust committing their support for the…

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REACTION TO LATEST LITANY OF TOGETHER GIBRALTAR INSULTS R...

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Reacting to the latest statement from Together Gibraltar, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said: “In recent statements, the leader of Together Gibraltar, Marlene Hassan Nahon, has used a language of unprecedent aggression to describe the Government of Gibraltar.   “She has referred to us as ‘disgusting’, as…

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NEGOTIATION OF PREMIA FOR BAYSIDE, ST ANNE’S & EASTSID...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar can confirm that all negotiations in respect of the premia and consideration for the grant of development rights over Bayside / St Anne’s plot and the Eastside plot were conducted wholly and exclusively between the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, for the…

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Power Outage: Wednesday 20th October 2021 – 776/2021

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At around 12:30 today, a contractor working in the area of Europa Point damaged a High Voltage cable which forms part of the old ex-MOD network. Consequently the protection at the old ex-MOD Power Station did not isolate the fault in time, and consumers suffered an interruption in their power…

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Memorandum of Understanding between University and GCS ̵...

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Gibraltar Cultural Services and the University of Gibraltar, marking a closer collaboration between both entities. The document establishes GCS and related premises, to include the John Mackintosh Hall facility as an Associate Campus of the University, with the aim to promote…

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COVID-19 travel advice for mid-term – 773/2021

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The Government strongly recommends that anyone who intends to travel outside Gibraltar for mid-term takes extra precautions and familiarises themselves with requirements both for their destination and for re-entry into Gibraltar. Entry requirements for destination countries can be found on the UK Government website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. Individuals (12 years and over)…

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COVID-19 SCAM TEXT MESSAGES – 771/2021

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The public are advised that if they receive text messages informing of an exemption to undergo quarantine and link to: korona.gov.sk/en, that it is a scam and are to be ignored. It is recommended that the text message is deleted at the earliest opportunity.  Official COVID-19 related text messages, generated…

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Ministry of Equality Holds Induction Sessions for Mentors an...

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Having launched the third cycle of the Women’s Mentorship Programme, the Ministry of Equality has commenced the cycle with its initial induction programme. The induction sessions, which were delivered by Marlene Dalli, Policy Development Officer at the Ministry of Equality, were held for mentors and mentees who had been matched…

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768.7 2021

Visit to Notre Dame Lower Primary School – 768/2021

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD was invited to Notre Dame Lower Primary School for a morning full of activities. The invitation was extended by Headteacher Mrs Priscilla Cruz who wanted to showcase projects created by students on the theme of kindness, very much in line with His…

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Consumer Awareness: Toy Safety – 766/2021

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Consumer Awareness: Toy Safety With Halloween just around the corner, many consumers will be purchasing fancy dress costumes and associated items for their children to celebrate the occasion.  Fancy dress costumes and items intended for play for children under the age of 14 are usually classified as toys and, as…

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Power Outage: Friday 15th October 2021 765/2021

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Last Friday evening, at around 2030hrs Gibraltar suffered a major power outage which effectively resulted in some 75% of the community being left with any power. This outage was the most serious and significant in some years, and was mitigated by the equipment responding properly in shutting down and thereby…

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764.2 2021

STTPP – New Bicycle Racks at Rosia Road – 764/2021

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The Ministry of Transport is pleased to announce the rollout of a further 18 new cycle racks at Rosia Road, adjacent to the new GBC premises. This addition of cycle racks provides a total of 36 new spaces for bicycles in an area currently lacking these facilities.  This adds to…

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