HMGoG notes statements on UK/EU Treaty – 858/2022

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His Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes statements made suggesting that there is a text for a UK/EU Treaty in relation to Gibraltar. Although some texts have been proposed by both the UK and the EU during the course of the negotiations (to show the other side what the Treaty could…

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Flu Vaccines – 857/2022

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Flu season has finally arrived, as such the Gibraltar Health Authority is seeing an increase in the number of flu and COVID-19 related cases, with a number of people having been hospitalized as a result. Globally there is also a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases and influenza A…

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Reception for Clock2Rock Challenge – 855/2022

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD, hosted a reception at City Hall to celebrate the success of the Clock2Rock Challenge. The challenge was completed by Mark Cooper and Ben McNulty in October. They rode their bicycles from Westminster UK to Gibraltar in seven days and twelve hours, averaging…

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Chief Minister clinics at Varyl Begg Estate – 851-2022

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Commenting on today’s clinics at Varyl Begg estate, the Chief Minister the Hon Fabian Picardo KC, said: ‘Today I was at Varyl Begg Estate for clinics and to see the issues that residents of the estate have with maintenance and cleanliness as well as anti-social behaviour. It’s clear there are…

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GHA marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month – 853/2022

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The GHA has marked Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month with a series of initiatives in the lead up to World Pancreatic Cancer Day on Thursday 17th November, when a purple flag will fly outside St Bernard’s Hospital. The GHA’s Consultant Medical Oncologist and Clinical Director for Cancer Services, David Ballesteros Quintanilla,…

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Care Agency attend Centre for Child Protection, Social Polic...

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The Minister with responsibility for safeguarding and Child protection, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP, is pleased to report that senior staff from the Care Agency with specialist roles in relation to safeguarding and child protection, were invited to attend and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the prestigious Centre for Child…

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Gibraltar Literature Week 2022, Book Council and Bookshop An...

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Gibraltar Literature Week 2022 organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture has proved to be another interactive and engaging event with the Minister for Culture and Education committing to the formation of a Book Council that will be led by Gibraltarian author Mark Sanchez. The…

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Foundation Scholarship Programme Recital – 849/2022

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD hosted a recital at City Hall featuring several recipients of the Parasol Foundation Scholarship Programme.The recipients of the Scholarship Programme are as follows: • Aditya Dhanwani – Excellence Piano• Adele Caetano – Excellence Voice• Siddharth Lakhiani – Excellence Bassoon• Grace Peddler –…

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AUTUMN BOOKMARK COMPETITION 2022 – 848/2022

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The annual Bookmark Competition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and in conjunction with Dyslexia Gibraltar, attracted a total of 362 entries. The awards were presented by the Minister for Culture, The Hon Prof John Cortes MBE JP MP, on Friday 11th November 2022 at 5pm at the Mario Finlayson…

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“CM On Location” Community Meetings Schedule ...

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The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo is continuing his “CM On Location” public meetings, an initiative that began in 2019, to provide communities and individual constituents around Gibraltar with direct access to the Chief Minister. The meetings also enable Mr Picardo to see maintenance, cleanliness and general up-keep of areas or…

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Gibraltar Literature Week School sessions – 846/2022

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Gibraltar Literature Week has hosted a variety of school talks and workshops this week. Local authors were invited to be a part of the event and speak to different year groups based on the subject matter and content explored. UK author Ele Fountain addressed Westside and Bayside’s Year 8 cohort,…

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OFT updates guidance for real estate agents amid the issuanc...

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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has updated its anti-money laundering, combatting the financing of terrorism and counter-proliferation financing (AML/CFT/CPF) guidance for the real estate agent (REA) sector. The revised document contains important updates to the pre-existing guidance, including: updates to the definition of letting agents; updated guidance about conducting…

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AUTUMN POETRY COMPETITION 2022 – 843/2022

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The annual Poetry Competition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and the Gibraltar Chronicle, attracted a total of 225 entries. The awards were presented by the Minister for Culture, The Hon Prof John Cortes MBE JP MP, on Thursday 10th November 2022 at 4.30pm at the Mario Finlayson National Art…

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CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2022 – 841/2022

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This year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority, will be held on Friday 18th November 2022 at John Mackintosh Square. The event will be presented by HW The Mayor Mr Christian Santos GMD and will commence at 6.15pm with live music…

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Two men arrested on suspicion of exporting controlled drugs ...

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On 2/11/22 Customs Officers of the Investigation Branch in conjunction with officers of the Flexible Anti-Smuggling Team arrested two individuals suspected of exporting controlled drugs and prescription only medication without a licence. Both men were bailed to reappear at a later date as investigations continue. ENDS  

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Remembrance Sunday – 839/2022

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His Majesty The King has approved that Sunday 13th November will be observed as Remembrance Sunday. The Ceremony of Remembrance will be held at the British War Memorial on Line Wall Road, opposite City Hall, at noon. The Ceremony is organised by HM Government of Gibraltar. The service will be…

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Exhibition opened to mark 80 years since Operation Torch ...

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Today, the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, opened an exhibition to mark 80 years since Operation Torch, the retaking of North Africa from Nazi Germany, which was planned from Gibraltar in November 1942. The exhibition has been curated and set up by the Gibraltar National Archives at the Orange…

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AFRS Officers Qualify as Assessors, Trainers and Internal Qu...

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Firefighters and Officers at the Airport Fire and Rescue Service have continued their busy training schedule throughout last week. Three courses were run concurrently at their Fire Station by highly experienced instructors from UK based BAS Training Associates Ltd. which has many years’ experience of teaching within the fire sector….

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Exercise Rocky Pigeon takes place this week – 835/2022

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The triannual exercise of Rocky Pigeon, which focuses on Gibraltar’s preparedness in a radiation emergency, will take place on Thursday 10thNovember. This is a joint exercise between HMGoG and MoD.  As in previous years, this will include ‘real time’ scenarios which will take place on the MOD estate, in particular…

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104th Anniversary of Armistice Day – 833/2022

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The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice to signal the end of World War One, “the War to end all Wars”, on the 11th November 1918. A ceremony to commemorate the 104th anniversary of Armistice Day will take place at…

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Into Dark Shadows by Jared Cruz – 831/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture has today launched the novella ‘Into Dark Shadows’ by Jared Cruz. Jared was selected for the GCS writing initiative from a pool of candidates who applied to be on the mentorship scheme for young aspiring writers. The scheme aimed to…

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Into the Shadows by Jared Cruz – 831/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture has today launched the novella ‘Into the Shadows’ by Jared Cruz. Jared was selected for the GCS writing initiative from a pool of candidates who applied to be on the mentor scheme for young aspiring writers. The scheme aimed to…

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Launch of ‘Soundtrack of My Teens’ Album the Valerga Bro...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD hosted the launch of the ‘Soundtrack of my Teens’ album at the Mayor’s Parlour on Tuesday 1st November. The album has been produced by well-known Gibraltarian musicians Henry and Denis; the Valerga Brothers, who have compiled an album of thirty-three songs from…

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Blockchain and Crypto Community Attend Gibraltar Finance DLT...

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Minister Albert Isola MP hosted The DLT Seminar on Tuesday 1st November 2022 in Level 39, 1 Canada Square in Canary Wharf. The DLT Seminar, one of Gibraltar Finance’s annual events in London, was attended by over 160 industry, regulatory and governmental representatives. Minister Isola opened the event, extended a…

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Ministry of Equality reminds Public of deadline to registe...

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The Ministry of Equality is reminding the public of tomorrow’s deadline to sign up for the next cycle of its successful Women’s Mentorship Programme. The programme is now on its fourth cycle and it has proven to be very successful with those involved. The Ministry is inviting potential new mentors and mentees to register their interest as soon as possible. The…

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GIBRALTAR IN LONDON – OVER 1000 PEOPLE HOSTED AT HMGOG...

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The Hon Albert Isola, Minister with responsibility for Digital and Financial Services, hosted a Private Clients & Family Offices lunch on Wednesday 2nd November in the Gladstone library at the National Liberal Club.  This was the 5th financial services event held over 3 days and was attended by City professionals…

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