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BTEC in Music Performance – 609/2021

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The Department of Education in collaboration with the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Music Performance. The BTEC in Music Performance is for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied…

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National Celebrations ‘Our Gibraltar’ Competition Result...

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The ‘Our Gibraltar’ annual Competition is currently being held at the Fine Arts Gallery. The event is produced by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG), and in association with the Fine Arts Association and the Gibraltar Photographic Society. The Minister for Culture, The…

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Minister Bossano to address UN Decolonization Seminar –...

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The Minister for Economic Development Joe Bossano accompanied by Albert Poggio is travelling to the Island of Dominica to participate in the UN Decolonization Seminar and will be back in Gibraltar next week. The Seminar has historically been held in May so that the issues debated in the Seminar can…

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Promotions at the Gibraltar Port Authority – 605/2021

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Recent promotions have taken place within  the Gibraltar Port Authority. Manuel Fernandez has been promoted to the role of  Coxswain and Kyle Ochello has been promoted to the role of Seaman Mechanic.   Manuel Tirado, CEO and Captain of the Port, took the opportunity to congratulate both Manuel and Kyle …

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Increase of visitors to ERS – 604/2021

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Elderly Residential Services are pleased to announce that, as from 23/08/2021 visits will be increased from 1 designated visitor per week to 1 designated visitor per day to all ERS sites. This decision has been based on the absence of positive cases amongst residents and/or staff and the decreasing prevalence…

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COVID-19 Outbreak at Albert Risso Elderly Residential Block ...

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The Government, with great concern, confirms that there is an outbreak of COVID-19 cases within Albert Risso Elderly Residential Block. These cases have been detected as a result of Contact Tracing investigation linking some of these cases with two events mainly organised by residents of this estate. In order to…

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Government saddened to confirm death from COVID-19 – 5...

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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 96.  The deceased was a man aged 80-85 years old, who died this afternoon of COVID-19 pneumonitis. The deceased had underlying medical conditions…

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Ministry of Equality inviting new potential Mentors and Ment...

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    The Ministry of Equality is inviting potential new Mentors and Mentees for the third cycle of the very successful Ministry of Equality’s Mentorship Programme for women to register their interest. This initiative forms a key part of the Ministry of Equality’s gender equality strategy and was introduced by…

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CULTURAL AWARDS – NOMINEES ANNOUNCED – 595/2021

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CULTURAL AWARDS – NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2021 Cultural Awards. The Awards are aimed at celebrating the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture to recognise potential, ability, talent, and achievement supporting the community’s cultural…

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GCSE RESULTS 2021 – 590/2021

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Students received their GCSE/Level 2 results today at the Gibraltar College, Bayside and Westside Schools. Like the A Level/Level 3 results issued on Tuesday, the results were issued electronically. Despite the challenges that this academic year has provided for our students and teachers, they have once again risen to the…

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Additional COVID-19 vaccine supplies heading to Gibraltar &#...

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The Minister for Health, Samantha Sacramento, has announced today that the UK Government is supplying an additional 1170 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Gibraltar. This latest supply of vaccine is scheduled to arrive in Gibraltar today, allowing the vaccination team to offer vaccine appointments to people on…

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GCE Results 2021 – 588/2021

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Students received their A-Level results today at the Gibraltar College, Bayside and Westside schools.  Despite the challenges and disruptions presented once again by the COVID-19 pandemic, the examination results at the three Government institutions who deliver A-Level/Level 3 courses have improved when compared to previous years, with an overall pass…

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Hassan Nahon has forgotten important info given to her in Pa...

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The Government is astonished by the statement issued by Together Gibraltar, which fails to reflect the information already provided to the public and MS Hassan Nahon in the Parliament just last week. Unfortunately, it appears Ms Hassan Nahon was either not listening or has forgotten what the Government explained in…

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Government publishes Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2021 – 58...

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The Government has today published a Bill for an Act to make provision for the regulation of the production, import, export, marketing and supply of cannabis for medicinal purposes.  The publication of this Bill follows the announcement by the Minister for Public Health in this year’s Budget debate.    Government…

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Sewage overflow in the Port area – 581/2021

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Following reports of sewage smells in the area of the Port, an investigation has been carried out by the Environmental Agency, Technical Services Department and AquaGib. Initial findings point to an overflow emanating from Orange Bastion pumping station. As a precautionary measure, the public is advised against bathing in the…

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 580/2021

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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 95. The deceased was a man aged 60-65 years old, who died this afternoon of COVID-19 pneumonitis with superimposed bacterial pneumonia. The deceased…

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HM Customs Seize One Vehicle and Containers of Fuel – ...

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On Wednesday 28th July 2021, Customs Enforcement Officers seized one locally registered vehicle and sixteen containers partially filled with fuel. The incident took place in the early hours, at around 0050hrs, when Officers identified a locally registered private vehicle which appeared to be filling plastic containers with fuel at a…

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GSD Fail Democracy & Parliament – 577/2021

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The GSD walk out this afternoon is a second gross failure by the party to respect the democratic parliamentary process. This is the second walk out by the GSD since we formed Government. The first walk out was when the GSD was led by Daniel Feetham in 2013. The Chief…

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Our Nation’s Health: Health and Lifestyle Survey 2021 R...

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Public Health Gibraltar is pleased to release the draft of initial findings from the Our Nation’s Health: Health and Lifestyle Survey 2021. The survey serves as a continuation from those carried out in 2008 and 2015, allowing further insights on the general wellbeing of the people of Gibraltar. It has…

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CM comments on statements made by VOX at Gibraltar frontier ...

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Commenting on the statements at Gibraltar frontier today, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP said: “The performance these days from VOX on Gibraltar is the same sterile xenophobia and infantile populism which too many people swallow, hook, line and sinker, but happily a majority can see through….

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St Bernard’s Hospital Operational Risk Status Raised from ...

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Following a meeting today, the Gold Command of the GHA has decided to raise the St Bernard’s Hospital Operational Risk Status from Yellow to Amber. This step was taken following serious consideration, and taking into account the numbers of COVID positive people in the community and number of COVID positive…

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Our Nation’s Health: Health and Lifestyle Survey 2021 R...

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Public Health Gibraltar is pleased to release the draft of initial findings from the Our Nation’s Health: Health and Lifestyle Survey 2021. The survey serves as a continuation from those carried out in 2008 and 2015, allowing further insights on the general wellbeing of the people of Gibraltar. It has…

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Gibraltar National Mental Health Strategy 2021-2026 – ...

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The Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento today launched the Gibraltar National Mental Health Strategy 2021-2026. The primary goal of this 5-year mental health strategy is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population of Gibraltar. Its mission is to provide a comprehensive integrated mental health system…

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Visit to soup kitchen at St Theresa’s Parish Church –...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD visited the soup kitchen at St Theresa’s Parish Church. Never one to shy away from active participation or hard work, His Worship worked a Friday morning shift serving up portions to last the weekend alongside a team led by Monsignor Charles Azzopardi,…

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