52.12520reuben2520carruthers

Library card design competition winners – 52/2021

By | News

  Four varied designs have been chosen as the winning entries that will be used for the new membership cards for the John Mackintosh Hall Library. The competition attracted a response from artists of different ages, with participants using different creative responses to the competition. The Winners are: Reuben Carruthers…

Read More
51.1

HM Customs seize 825 kilos of cannabis resin – 51/2021

By | News

  HM Customs Marine unit have seized 825 kilos of cannabis resin and a Spanish registered vessel.  The incident took place yesterday, when officers were carrying out a routine patrol of British Gibraltar Territorial Waters. At approximately 15:00hrs Customs Officers stopped a white pleasure craft one and a half miles…

Read More

Government confirms 2 deaths from COVID-19 – 50/2021

By | News

HMGoG is saddened to confirm two deaths in Gibraltar from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 20. The first was a man, aged 70-75 years old, who had no underlying health conditions. He died last night of COVID-19 pneumonitis. This will be…

Read More
49.1 2021

Culture TV – 49/2021

By | News

In September 2020, Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, launched Culture TV. The portal is going from strength to strength with ever increasing views and popularity. This not only stems from views by the local community, but it spreads far and wide from Hong Kong, Australia,…

Read More

Reinstatement of Motorcycle Bays on Line Wall Road –...

By | News

Further to the Chief Minister’s New Year’s message, the Ministry of Business, Tourism, Transport and The Port wishes to announce the reinstatement of the motorcycle bays on Line Wall Road which were previously removed as part of the pilot traffic project. The existing motorcycle parking stock in this area has…

Read More

Day 3 of the Gibraltar’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme &#...

By | News

Tuesday 12th January saw day three of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Gibraltar. The GHA staff from the pharmacy department were, once again, on duty at 04:30 this morning to prepare the vaccine to leave under Royal Gibraltar Police escort to the several different vaccination sites. Today saw another 1056…

Read More

Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 45/2020

By | News

The Government regrets to confirm the death of a resident of Gibraltar from COVID-19. The total number of deaths in Gibraltar related to COVID-19 now stands at 18. The deceased was a woman aged 75-80 years old, who died this afternoon of COVID-19 pneumonitis. This will be recorded in tomorrow’s…

Read More

Parliament closed to public due to COVID-19 measures –...

By | News

Parliament is scheduled to next meet on Friday 15th January 2021 at 3:00 pm. The Civil Contingencies Emergency (Coronavirus) (Health Protection Measures No.4) Regulations 2021 that were published on 2nd January 2021 state that a person, for the purposes of the protection of the health of oneself and others from…

Read More

Gibraltar Spring Festival 2021 – Short Story Competiti...

By | News

Gibraltar Cultural Services in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education will hold a Short Story Competition as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2021. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit one piece of work, in any subject. There will…

Read More

Escalation of the GHA’s Organisation Readiness Posture ...

By | News

Transmission of COVID-19 in the community remains uncontrolled, and the demand on St Bernard’s Hospital facilities is now at an unprecedented level. At a GHA Gold Command meeting yesterday, the decision was made to raise the GHA’s organisational posture level to ‘Black’, stopping all but critical cancer surgeries, and life…

Read More

Day 2 of the Gibraltar’s COVID-19 vaccination programme &#...

By | News

Monday 11th January saw day two of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Gibraltar. Today, in addition to the Elderly Residential Services staff and residents’ vaccination programme and the GHA and Care Agency staff programme, both of which started yesterday, the public vaccination centre in the old Primary Care Centre in…

Read More
37.1 2021

The Governor visits COVID-19 Public Vaccination Centre ̵...

By | News

The Minister for Health, The Hon Samantha Sacramento MP this morning hosted a visit by His Excellency the Governor Sir David Steel KBE DL to the COVID-19 Public Vaccination Centre situated at the former Primary Care Centre. Minister Sacramento together with Suzanne Romero, Senior Clinical Lead and Mrs Rose Suissa…

Read More

Day one of Gibraltar’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is c...

By | News

Day one of Gibraltar’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is complete. The day started at 04:30am with today’s doses of the vaccine being removed from the ultra-cold storage freezers by GHA Pharmacists Shiraz Siblim and Melanie Gordon who, after undertaking all their necessary checks, delivered the correct number of vials to the…

Read More
32.1 2021

Practice run completed at the COVID-19 vaccination centre an...

By | News

In preparation for the opening of the Gibraltar COVID-19 vaccination centre in the former PCC at the ICC, a full scale practice has been undertaken. Fourteen clinical vaccinators, senior nurses, GPs, Pharmacists, administrative staff, security staff and a number of volunteers acting as ushers were all on hand to test…

Read More

Government confirms 4 deaths from COVID-19 – 31/2021

By | News

It is with deep regret that the Government confirms the deaths of four residents of Gibraltar from COVID-19. This brings the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar to 16. The first was a male resident of Elderly Residential Services, aged 90 – 95 years old, who died…

Read More
30.4 2021

Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccine in Gibraltar – 30/2021

By | News

Minister for Health and Care, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP was at St Bernard’s Hospital to receive the first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine supplied by the UK. The vaccine supplied to Gibraltar is the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine which has been given to the vast majority of people that have…

Read More

Government announces the arrival of vaccines and the first p...

By | News

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce that the first delivery of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday 9 January 2021. Upon arrival, the vaccine will be immediately be taken directly to dedicated freezers in the basement of St Bernard’s Hospital and kept at -75 degrees centigrade. This…

Read More

Chief Minister’s Statement – Press Conference 8th Januar...

By | News

Good afternoon and welcome once again, to No6 Convent Place for a further COVID-19 information conference. Today, I will address you on the latest information available on COVID-19 infections, the vaccination programme, matters relating to our education programme and, finally, on our new BEAT 5.0 business support measures. My dear…

Read More
26.1 2021

GHA vaccination programme advice on appointments – 26/...

By | News

As part of the GHA’s vaccination programme, the team at the GHA, supported by colleagues deployed from other departments, are currently contacting people over the age of 70 and those who are clinical to offer them an appointment for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. It is important at this time that…

Read More

BEAT 5.0: GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES INCREASED BUSINESS SUPPORT ME...

By | News

Chief Minister today announced the new measures Government is introducing to provide further support to businesses that have been closed as a result of the measures introduced on the 27th December to combat the ongoing pandemic. The statement by the Chief Minister was included as part of today’s Press Conference…

Read More

Airlines continue to fly to Gibraltar during lockdowns ̵...

By | News

The Government is pleased to note that both EasyJet and British Airways will continue to fly to Gibraltar during the current lockdowns that are in place both in Gibraltar and in the UK. British Airways will be operating one service per week from London Heathrow on Saturdays, with EasyJet operating…

Read More
22.3 2021

Ferry from Algeciras arrived today – 22/2021

By | News

In line with the information already made public in technical notices by the Government, a ferry arrived in the port this morning carrying goods of animal origin from the United Kingdom to Gibraltar. It will be recalled that the UK and Gibraltar are both third countries now in relation to…

Read More

Plans for HMGoG Schools and Educational Settings – 21/...

By | News

As a result of the increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in our community, all Government schools and educational settings will be closed for the following 2 weeks, with an initial opening date set for Monday 25th January 2021. Government schools will therefore now NOT open on Monday 11th January….

Read More

Government Concludes Financial Support to Catering Sector &#...

By | News

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has following engagement with the Gibraltar Catering Association, the Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses now concluded the support package for the catering sector in respect of the period from December 18th to 27th December 2020. As the incidence of COVID-19 in…

Read More

Government Concludes Financial Support to Catering Sector &#...

By | News

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has following engagement with the Gibraltar Catering Association, the Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses now concluded the support package for the catering sector in respect of the period from December 18th to 27th December 2020. As the incidence of COVID-19 in…

Read More
19.1 2021

‘BEING WITH TREES’ – Major Art Exhibition Showcasi...

By | News

A major landmark exhibition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will see artists from the Lloyds Art Group of London exhibiting in Gibraltar. This exhibition, entitled ‘Being with Trees’, will showcase around 100 works from over 40 artists. These form part of the internationally…

Read More