Donation of Protective Equipment to GHA – 238/2020

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The GHA is delighted to have received a donation of protective equipment from GibDock. The consignment includes plastic visors, overshoe covers, goggles, safety glasses and water repellent paper overalls. The Minister of Health, the Hon Paul Balban said, ‘We never cease to be amazed at the generosity of the people…

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The Department of Education’s Secondary Home Learning ...

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As from Monday, children registered in Bayside and Westside Secondary schools will be receiving a structured home learning programme via each school’s existing online platform. The home learning programme has been designed to support our children and their parents by providing them with a learning routine which provides structure and…

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2020 SPRING LOGO COMPETITION – 235/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced the winner for this year’s Spring Logo competition.   Although sadly the Spring Festival will not be held this year, it is important to recognise the efforts of those who took part.   The First Prize and winning entry was awarded to Jenna Lopez. The…

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JOHN MACKINTOSH HALL – 234/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services can confirm that the John Mackintosh Hall facility will be closed as from Monday 30th March until further notice. GCS will remain working within the building behind closed doors. The public will be able to contact GCS between 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday on telephone 200…

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GHA to Assess Spread of Coronavirus in Gibraltar – 233...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) represents the biggest challenge to Gibraltar in recent history.  It could affect any of us. The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) is responsible for keeping Gibraltarians safe from disease and it needs to collect as much information as possible to steer us through this crisis. In order to do…

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Donations from across the community – 231/2020

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HM Government of Gibraltar has expressed its deep appreciation for the many donations being made to the GHA for the provision of medical equipment to combat the Covid 19 pandemic. These donations are being made from across the community and demonstrate the coming together of individuals, firms and friends of…

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EARTH HOUR 2020 IS GOING DIGITAL – 224/2020

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Earth Hour, the world’s largest movement for the earth, takes place on Saturday 28th March at 8.30pm. Once again, skylines will darken as people unite in recognition of cli-mate emergency and the challenge climate change presents to our communities. As in previous years, Gibraltar will participate by switching off lights…

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Business Support – 226/2020

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 As part of the measures introduced to address the current state of emergency HM Government of Gibraltar is glad to announce the creation of a business support group that is operational from the Ministry of Business Tourism and Transport. Businesses with any matters on which they require clarification regarding operational…

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Gibraltar Youth Service providing an expressive outlet for y...

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The Gibraltar Youth Service delivered its first digital online youth work session yesterday evening. The virtual session focusing on mindfulness and creative art provided the young people participating with a platform to use their imagination and expression. Young people signed up to the online video session through the Youth Service…

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Coronavirus – High Demand Supplies Price Control – 2...

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Further to the Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) investigation into inflated prices for high demand goods as a result of the Coronavirus crisis (Press Release 209/2020) the OFT has received numerous complaints in respect of businesses allegedly profiteering from the sale of goods that are in short supply and key…

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Chief Minister’s Statement On Business & Employee Assi...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Good afternoon. The latest updated figures on the impact of Coronavirus Covid 19 on our community are as follows: Total tested 206 Results pending 82 Results received 124 Negative results 109 Confirmed cases 15 Recovered cases 5 Active cases 10   Of those ten, all are doing…

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Former Governors send letter of support and solidarity ̵...

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Gibraltar’s former Governors have written an open letter to all Gibraltarians to express their support and solidarity in the face of the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The letter applauds the unshakeable Gibraltarian spirit and promises to urge the Government of the United Kingdom to offer whatever practical and financial assistance…

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Equipment Return – 212/2020

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The Gibraltar Health Authority is calling on members of the public to please return borrowed patient appliances that they no longer needed. These include Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy pieces such as wheeled commodes, crutches, perching stools wheelchairs and walking frames. Minister Balban said, “We are making a plea to anyone…

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Rooke Coronavirus Drive-Thru – 211/2020

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A new drive-through Coronavirus Testing Centre has been opened by the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) at Rooke on Queensway. This is to help protect the health of our community during the COVID-19 outbreak and will be accessible to those with an appointment, after making contact with the COVID GHA team….

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Coronavirus – Inflated prices – 209/2020

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As part of its consumer protection responsibilities the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is monitoring the prices of certain goods for which there has been an elevated demand since the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis. While the OFT notes the positive response from many businesses working hard within our community…

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Cultural Online Programming & More Donation of Books ...

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As previously announced Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA are working together on various cultural initiatives that will support the community in terms of entertainment, education and information. As from Monday 23rd March, as part of a daytime service, will be providing an online programming of shows, performances and other educational…

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Department of the Environment continues to investigate marin...

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The Gibraltar Parliament unanimously declared a climate emergency in March 2019. Echoing the Paris Agreement’s priority to limit global warming to 1.5˚C, Gibraltar’s climate emergency declares ambitious targets that include a pledge to make Gibraltar carbon neutral by 2030. In keeping with this requirement, the Department of the Environment, Sustainability,…

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School Service to Change Radically as from Monday – 20...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the decision announced this evening by the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Education to close schools in the United Kingdom. Additionally, and as a result, the UK examination bodies have determined that they should cancel all GCSE and A-Level examinations for…

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Street Cleaning Campaigns –on-street and Residential Parki...

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HM GoG would like to advise members of the general public and residents that periodic street cleaning campaigns will continue as scheduled. This is all the more relevant in the light of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Motor vehicle owners and residents are nonetheless kindly reminded to respect parking signs and…

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Further Information on Closed Public Counters – 202/20...

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Measures to increase social distancing and delay the spread of COVID-19, in line with the advice provided by Public Health professionals, are being adopted throughout Government. Nonetheless, services to the public will continue. The Income Tax Office Public counters at the Income Tax Office will be closed with immediate effect…

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Chief Minister’s Script notes for COVID-19 Press Confe...

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Good afternoon Today is the first of the daily press conferences which I announced last night that the Government will offer on the developing COVID-19 PANDEMIC Today I am joined by the Acting Medical Director, KRISH RAWAL Different post holders will be addressing you on different days. As the PANDEMIC…

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