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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COVID Meetings – 246/2020

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The Chief Minister today held meetings with the Cabinet and with the Platinum Command at No 6 Convent Place by video conference. Later on in the day Mr Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister, Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP, together with the Financial Secretary, Albert Mena, met with the Leader…

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Cultural Archives – 245/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation have for some time been planning to launch a new video portal. This has become more relevant now during times of ‘lockdown’ when people are spending their time at home and will welcome additional local entertainment. Cultural organisations and entities, or individuals…

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Sea Master Lodge Tenants Donate to COVID-19 Fight – 24...

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The residents of the pensioner block Sea Master Lodge have donated £2,000 to the GHA account for the fight against the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. Chairman Mr Jimmy Perez has confirmed to Minister Linares that the residents have personally contributed to show support to Gibraltar during this time of need. The…

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GHA Upgrades 111 Telephone Service – 243/2020

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The GHA COVID-19 111 line has fast become an essential filter for protecting Gibraltar’s frontline healthcare services and staff. The sheer volume and nature of these calls has resulted in the need to upgrade the service being provided. Our telephone operators are using triage algorithms in order to provide standard…

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Pledge of Support from Prime Minister Johnson – 242/20...

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The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has written to the Chief Minister to offer the full support of the UK Government in Gibraltar’s fight against Coronavirus. The letter, dated 28 March, begins with a pledge from Mr Johnson that ‘We are committed to standing with you and supporting you during this…

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Imported COVID Tests Are Banned – 240/2020

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Gibraltar is banning the importation of all COVID tests, except those obtained through the GHA, in order to maintain quality and to stop the entry of tests that would be unreliable. If people are falsely informed that they do not, or indeed, have COVID or been infected in the past,…

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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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