Government allocates former St Martin’s School site to Pos...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is very pleased to welcome PossAbilities and to have allocated the former St Martin’s School site for this purpose.  Government believes that it is important to work closely with NGOs in developing the provision for Special Needs in Gibraltar, and to work alongside and complement existing services and has been in discussion…

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Public reminded dog fouling carries £250 fine – 11/20...

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The Ministry of the Environment is concerned at the continued problem of irresponsible dog fouling, including on beaches. Some dog owners are still not picking up, and disposing of in bins, after their dogs. This is an environmental hazard, an eyesore and spoils our public environment for responsible dog owners…

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Spring Festival Logo Competition – 10/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services is holding a competition to select a Logo for the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2022. The competition is open to all ages. Entrants may submit up to two original works. Entries must be submitted in an A4 size on paper or card, indicating whether the orientation is ‘portrait’…

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MAYOR’S AWARDS 2022 – Call for Nominations – 9/202...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD invites nominations from members of the public for the next conferral of Mayor’s Awards to be held at the end of March 2022. The Mayor’s Awards have become a permanent fixture in Gibraltar’s annual civic calendar and serve to highlight the extraordinary…

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ERS reduces visits to safeguard residents – 6/2022

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The Director of Public Health and the ERS / GHA Management team have made the difficult decision to reduce visits to ERS premises in order to safeguard residents in the light of the high incidence of COVID-19 cases in Gibraltar. One visitor per day will be allowed to visit each…

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Students encouraged to get boosted before returning to Unive...

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Students who have returned to Gibraltar for the holidays are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of a booster vaccination against COVID-19 before they return to the UK. Vaccine appointments are available from the 6th January and special arrangements have been made expedite appointments for students to ensure that…

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Secondary School children to be strongly encouraged to wear ...

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In view of the much higher level of transmission of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, and on the advice of the Director of Public Health, the Department of Education is strongly recommending that children in secondary schools should wear masks while in school, including in classrooms as well as corridors and common…

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Christmas Tree Recycling Programme – 3/2022

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As we approach the end of the festive period, the Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage would like to remind people of the recycling programme for real Christmas trees. The species generally used for Christmas trees, even if rooted, will not survive in Gibraltar’s climate. Recycling trees…

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Temporary suspension of visits to HMP Windmill Hill – ...

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As a result of a number of COVID-19 cases at HMP, the Prison Superintendent, in consultation with his senior management team and with a view to stem the current spread of COVID-19 both internally and to those visitors accessing HMP Windmill Hill, has taken the difficult decision to temporarily cease visits until the 17/1/22….

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Contact Tracing Bureau – High volume of calls – ...

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Due to the increase in active positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Gibraltar, the work of Contact Tracing Bureau naturally increases. Additionally, the CTB is experiencing a high volume of incoming calls. The incoming calls clog the system and slows down their work. Members of the public are reminded that…

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Press Release No: 958/2021 – Technical Notice (6) R...

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Further Extension of Spanish Bridging Measures. On 31 December 2020, the Transition Period under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement came to an end. This brought an end to what used to be the position prior to 1 January 2021 whereby Gibraltar, its citizens and its businesses, enjoyed EU rights. The end…

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Ministry of Equality Delivers Presentations at the Universit...

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The Ministry of Equality delivered a presentation on equality matters with a focus on disability and gender to the current cohort of PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) students at the University of Gibraltar. Two officers from the Department of Equality, Jason Belilo and Marlene Dalli delivered a full day’s presentation…

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Statement on GHA Gynaecology Service – 949/2021

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The GHA is pleased to confirm that it has been able to resolve the clinical issues that had arisen in respect of the gynaecology service. The issues are now being managed in a manner that has enabled short term extensions to be granted to the clinicians in question. Clinical concerns…

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Mask Wearing Exemptions – 948/2021

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The public are advised that exemptions for mask wearing can only be issued by the Director of Public Health. With effect from Tuesday 21st December 2021, a person claiming to be unable to wear a mask because of any physical, mental illness, impairment or disability must be in possession of…

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Last chance for a booster before Christmas – 947/2021

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The COVID-19 vaccination centre will offer booster vaccines on a walk-in basis from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Tuesday 21st December. This will be the last opportunity to receive a booster vaccine before the Christmas. Members of the public are strongly advised to take up this offer of a booster vaccine….

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Chief Minister to address the public on Thursday – 946...

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The Cabinet held its last meeting before Christmas this morning. This meeting took place virtually given ongoing concern at the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Cabinet agreed that there should be a meeting of COVID Platinum Command on Thursday morning and that the Chief Minister should update the people…

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Government notes Gibraltar Catering Association statement &#...

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The Government has noted the recent statement by the Gibraltar Catering Association. The Minister for Business, the Hon Vijay Daryanani, said: “The reports the Government is receiving are that the hospitality sector is busy, albeit that the Government has advised to be cautious about mixing. We have managed to keep…

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Residential parking temporarily suspended over festive perio...

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HM Government of Gibraltar would like to announce the temporary suspension of all Residential and District Parking Zones during the festive period from Friday 24th December 2021 until Monday 3rd January 2022, inclusive. Parking Zones reverting back to normal on Tuesday 4th January 2022. Despite this concession, the public is…

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STTPP – New Car-Shaped Bicycle Rack at Line Wall Road R...

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The Ministry for Transport has installed a second new style car-shaped bicycle rack at Line Wall Road, an area that has seen an increase in bicycles being locked up on the adjacent railings causing obstruction to pedestrians. This bicycle parking solution sends a clear message towards a more sustainable and…

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ERS Outings postponed – 940/2021

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The Director of Public Health together with ERS /GHA Medical Director and Management team regrets to inform the public that due to the increasing number of Omicron cases in the community the decision to stop outings for the time being has been taken. We currently have 21 omicron cases. These…

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New Year Philharmonic Concert Postponed – 939/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Ministry of Culture regret to announce the postponement of the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society New Year’s Concert, that was due to have been held on Tuesday 4th January in the John Mackintosh Hall. The decision has been made prudently, given recent developments in the COVID-19 Pandemic…

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