More Technical Calls – 278/2020

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The cruise liners “Le Boreal” and “L’ Austral are each conducting bunker operations in the bay of Gibraltar today (Sunday). This makes a total of three vessels from the same company following yesterday’s visit by “Le Lyrial,” which also conducted a bunker operation within our waters. In line with HM…

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Advice For Travellers – 277/2020

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Following the welcome announcement that British Airways will continue flights to Gibraltar on a reduced schedule, passengers should be aware of the following important information regarding this route during the current COVID-19 crisis. British travellers, who are not resident in Spain, should not fly to Gibraltar with a view to…

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The Chief Minister’s Easter Message 2020 – 275/2020

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Good afternoon And especially a good afternoon to our senior citizens and those of you with particular vulnerabilities. I can report to you that as at today we have taken 1,558 swabs for COVID-19. 18 are pending and 1,540 results have been received. Of those 1,392 were negative. 129 were…

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Canadians to Disembark Mv Viking Sun – 273/2020

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As was announced in a recent Press Conference, the cruise ship Viking Sun is in the Bay this morning in order to disembark seven passengers and 1 crewman, all of whom are of Canadian nationality. The disembarkation will take place in the Bay, not alongside the Cruise Terminal. This follows…

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Promotions at the Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service –...

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Even during these unprecedented times and amongst obvious disruptions to our community, the machinery of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar demonstrates its resilience and continues to function as normal as reasonably practicable across many of its sectors. The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) has two new appointments within the…

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Cultural Competitions for Children and Young People – ...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services is holding two competitions, an Art competition and a Short Story competition, for children and young people aged from School Years 3 to 13. The competitions will be held fortnightly until the social lockdown is lifted. This initative is aimed at those young people who are either…

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Residents of Bishop Canilla House support GHA – 270/20...

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The residents of the pensioner block Bishop Canilla House have donated £550 to the GHA account for the fight against the Coronavirus, COVID-19. Minister Linares has personally thanked Chairperson Esperanza Flower for the support and would publicly like to thank the tenants for their solidarity and generosity during this time…

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Chief Minister Writes to Her Majesty – 266/2020

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC, has today written to Her Majesty The Queen following her televised address last night to the British People and to the whole of the UK family.  This address was watched by over 24 million people in UK and was also broadcast live…

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Stricter Measures implemented at Pensioner Estates Sea Maste...

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The Housing Department has received confirmation from the GHA that one of the residents at Albert Risso House has tested positive for Covid-19. The resident is currently in isolation at home at will be monitored closely by medical staff. How the tenant has contracted the virus is currently being investigated,…

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HMGoG thanks the Moroccan Community Association for Donation...

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HM Government of Gibraltar would like to thank the Moroccan Community Association for their kind donation of £3,400 for the provision of medical equipment to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore, the Moroccan Community Association also donated soft drinks and other foodstuffs to the Covid-19 Response Teams working in the background…

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Technical Call – Cruise Liner ‘Berlin – 262/2020

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The Cruise Liner “Berlin” is planning to carry out a technical call at Gibraltar on the 7th April 2020. In line with HM Government of Gibraltar’s decision to suspend cruise liner visits to Gibraltar during the current COVID crisis, it must be pointed out that this is not a cruise…

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British Airways Continue Flying to Gibraltar – 261/202...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is pleased to note that British Airways has agreed to continue to provide a service to Gibraltar in these challenging times. After a discussion with HMGoG, the airline will be operating a service from London Heathrow to Gibraltar four times a week as from 9th…

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Refuse collection times – 260/2020

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The general public is advised that due to Covid-19 contingencies, the refuse collection workforce is working on a reduced workforce and new shift pattern so as to ensure social distancing and the continuation of this critical service in coming weeks.  The refuse collection times have been re-arranged as follows: All…

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More Greenery Appearing – 259/2020

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There have been several areas that have recently received new plants as part of the Green Gibraltar initiative. Two new Tipuana trees have been planted along Rosia Road Promenade ‘La Batería’. Near to St Jagos, a new small recreational area has been opened up with two almond trees planted as…

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Albert Risso House Tenants Donate to COVID-19 – 258/20...

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The residents of the pensioner block Albert Risso House have joined others in the community and donated £2,000 to the GHA account for the fight against COVID-19. The Minister for Housing, the Hon Steven Linares would like to express his most sincere gratitude to the committee and all the residents…

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Department of Social Security – COVID 19 – 253/2020

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Over the course of the last two weeks, the Department of Social Security (DSS) has been able to migrate over 700 benefit claims from cash payments to bank transfers. However, the Government is mindful of the fact that many elderly and vulnerable people use the services provided by the DSS,…

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‘TASK FORCE FUTURE’ set up by Chief Minister – 252...

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The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo QC has at yesterday’s Virtual Cabinet meeting set up a Joint Ministerial team to work towards preparing Gibraltar for the Post Covid 19 world ; Task Force Future will be headed by Ministers Isola, Daryanani and Licudi will be tasked with evaluating and preparing Gibraltar’s…

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Unite Statement – 250/2020

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Reacting to the Unite statement, the Chief Minister said: “I am in contact with Unite on the issues that they have raised.  We are working through these issues so that Unite and its members have the confidence that the Government that championed and passed the anti-bullying legislation takes it very…

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Cultural Online Programming Week 3 And 4 – 249/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 6th April 2020. Monday 6th April 2020 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 10.30am Catch up Storytelling for Children 11am GAMPA performance 12noon GibTalks 2015 featuring The…

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Housing Department during COVID-19 – 248/2020

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In these difficult times we are currently living in, the Housing Department is doing their upmost and working tirelessly to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak conditions on their customers and workforce. The department has implemented contingencies measures and have continued to provide customers with a highly and efficient…

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