GFRS respond to fire at Old Westside School – 428/2022

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The GFRS Emergency Control Room received a call yesterday (19th June) at 16:31hrs from a member of the public informing of a fire in the Old Westside School building. Two fire appliances were dispatched at 16:32hours with 8 fire-fighters. One fire appliance approached via the old school entrance whilst the…

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426.1 2022

Autumn Poetry Competition 2022 – 426/2022

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  Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, will hold a Poetry Competition as part of the 2022 Autumn Cultural Programme. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two original works. The overall…

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GCS Summer Workshops & Activities – 431/2022

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  Gibraltar Cultural Services is offering several workshops and activities for young people to enjoy this summer. The programme includes two art related workshops and a yoga session for kids at GEMA Gallery. Outdoor Storytelling sessions and a Summer Book Club at the John Mackintosh Hall Library are also part…

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HMGoG condolences on passing of Claire Borrell MBE – 4...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Claire Borrell MBE, who sadly passed away yesterday. As the founder of both Women’s Aid and Women in Need, Claire dedicated over 30 years in service to Gibraltar’s community. Her work with victims of domestic…

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423.1 2022

Gibraltar Marine Interpretation Centre launched – 423....

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  The Minister for the Environment, Prof. John Cortes, inaugurated the Gibraltar Marine Interpretation Centre at Europa Point on Friday. The facility has been designed by technical staff from the Department of the Environment and builds on the existing and hugely successful Tovey Cottage Interpretation Centre found in the heart…

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Gibraltar Commits to Comply with the FATF Action Plan in the...

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On 17th June 2022, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), following an extensive review over a number of years, identified Gibraltar as a jurisdiction under increased monitoring in respect of only two points relating to: 1. Pursuing regulatory sanctions2. Pursuing final confiscation judgements The above points are contained within the…

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St Paul’s School new wing and forest zone opened – 4...

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  Minister for Education and Environment John Cortes yesterday opened the new Wing of St Paul’s School as well as its ‘forest zone’. The new wing includes a reception area, shaded foyer, library and dining hall. The forest zone, a small area of Mediterranean woodland with cork oaks and other…

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421.4 2022

The Gibraltar College have had a busy week this week –...

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  The opening of an exhibition of photographs by students enrolled in the Personal and Social Development course took place on Tuesday 14th June, at the John Mackintosh Hall at Lower Exhibition Room. The photographs were taken during the Youth Arts jamboree programme run by Gibraltar Cultural Services in conjunction with…

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Government announces Landport beautification – 419/202...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce the beautification of the area starting at Corral Road leading to Landport tunnel and through to Casemates. This has now been submitted to the Development and Planning Commission for approval.The project will include a full repaving of the area, landscaping and new…

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418.1 2022

GHA thank Pass Trust for donation of chemotherapy equipment ...

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  The GHA takes this opportunity to thank the Pass Trust charity for their generous donation of £20,000 pounds to the GHA Cancer unit to buy five chemotherapy pumps. The chemotherapy pumps have made a significant positive impact on patient care. The Director General, Professor Patrick Geoghegan OBE, said: ‘These…

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417.1 2022

HMGOG Maritime Services exhibits at Posidonia 2022 – 4...

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  HM Government of Gibraltar Maritime Services recently joined 1,948 other exhibitors from 88 countries and 24 National Pavilions from across Europe, North America and Asia at Posidonia 2022 in Athens Greece, the world’s most prestigious biennial shipping event.  Supported by a strong delegation of sponsors made up from the…

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Spring Festival 2022 – Short Story Competition – 416...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Spring Festival Short Story Competition. Organised in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle, this very popular annual competition attracted a total of 456 entries across a wide age range, from school…

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415.1 2022

COVID-19 Memorial – successful design announced – 41...

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  Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar, can now reveal the name of the successful artist whose design has been selected as a memorial that befittingly commemorates the members of our community who we sadly lost to COVID-19. The successful design is by Caroline Canessa,…

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Bluefin tuna open season 2022 – 414/2022

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The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Heritage and Climate Change (DESHCC) would like to inform all anglers that the open season for Bluefin tuna in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) commences today. Anglers are reminded that a Class K licence is required to fish for Bluefin tuna and there will…

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413.2 2022

Minister Daryanani at European Cruise Summit – 413/202...

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Minister Daryanani with Marie-Caroline Laurent, Director General of Cruise Lines International Association   The Minister for Tourism, Hon Vijay Daryanani, has attended the European Cruise Summit in Genoa, Italy. The summit focused on the outlook for cruise across the Mediterranean and Europe in general. It, once again, gave the Minister the…

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Book-Crossing event next Saturday – 412/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the return of Book-Crossing on Saturday 18th June, outside the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned on Main Street, as from 10am. Members of the public are welcome to take books home for free as well…

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411.1 2022

Cross border cultural exchanges planned – 411/2022

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  Minister for Culture John Cortes met with representatives of the Instituto de Estudios Campo-gibraltareños last week to discuss opportunities for cultural exchanges and cooperation between Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar.  Representing the Instituto were its Director Eduardo Briones, and the head of its Cultural Section Juan Carlos Ocaña,…

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New GHA online services – 410/2022

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The GHA in conjunction with Digital Services will launch a new online eService for the Primary Care Centre tomorrow. The move delivers telephone consultations with GP’s as well as facilitating an improved service with repeat prescriptions and requests for sick notes. Users who do not wish to or are not…

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ERG/AOP wrong on Government spending and Pride march –...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes a recent press release from the Equality Rights Group/Action for Poverty with regard to public spending and in particular on the upcoming Pride March. HMGoG enjoys a strong and cordial working relationship with ERG/AOP, but does not agree with its criticism of Government for…

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CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS TO THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITT...

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Madame Chairperson,   May I start by congratulating you on your re-election to the Chair of this prestigious committee.   The first Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Sir Joshua Hassan, called for the right to self-determination before this committee fifty-nine years ago.   Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar, bar a short…

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Reminder COVID-19 testing procedure – 404/2022

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As Gibraltar continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions, the Department of Public Health would like to remind the public of testing procedures that remain in place. These are particularly important so that we can pick up new variants of concern. Free COVID-19 tests are provided by the Gibraltar Health Authority for:…

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Chief Minister thanks Ukraine Crisis Appeal Gibraltar volunt...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes with great pride the successful delivery of essential medical supplies by a group of Gibraltarian volunteers to the Odessa Red Cross Society in Ukraine. The Ukraine Crisis Appeal Gibraltar group collected over £80,000.00 in donations and supplied essential medical supplies as advised by the…

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Gibraltar welcomes Royal couple – 399/2022

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Tomorrow, the people of Gibraltar will get a unique opportunity to express their unwavering loyalty to Her Majesty the Queen by welcoming The Earl and Countess of Wessex to the Rock. During past Royal Visits, going back to that by Her Majesty the Queen, herself, on the occasion of the…

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