801.5 2019

Youth Service’s Weekend for the Environment – 801/20...

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  The Gibraltar Youth Service recently held various events with the aim of making their members more environmentally friendly. Earlier this month a clothing exchange, a pilot project in a bid to tackle fashion footprint, was held and this was followed by a project in which young people designed and…

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the result...

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The result has confirmed re-election polling that suggested both that the Socialist Party would be the largest party and that the far right Vox would make significant gains. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said: “The fact that the PSOE is the largest party to emerge from…

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Launch of Small Business Board – 798/2019

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The Honourable Vijay Daryanani MP, Minister for Business, Tourism and Transport has today launched the Small Business Board, the first meeting of which was held today at No. 6 Convent Place. Mr Daryanani via this forum wishes to champion effective communication in order to encourage entrepreneurship and assist and foster…

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School of Health Studies Receives Centre Approval – 79...

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The School of Health Studies have been successful in achieving Centre Approval with FutureQuals. FutureQuals, an organisation providing high quality programmes and industry relevant qualifications provides learners with transferable skills with a focus on personal and professional development. Qualifications offered by FutureQual are endorsed by a range of organisations throughout…

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Ministry of Equality Launches Short Story Competition –...

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  The Ministry of Equality is pleased to announce the launch of a new short story competition.  The theme of the competition is Modern Fairy Tales. The aim of the competition is to encourage authors to challenge gender stereotypes which have traditionally been prevalent in children’s literature. Classic children’s books…

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795.3 2019

Gibraltar Finance Distributed Ledger Technology Seminar and ...

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  Gibraltar Finance Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) seminar and reception hosted by Minister Isola, the final event of the #ThinkGibraltar campaign in London   Gibraltar’s market leading credentials in the technology sector were showcased at a seminar and reception in Level 39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf home to a…

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Daniel D’Amato Appointed Director of Gibraltar House Bruss...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce that Mr Daniel D’Amato has been appointed as the Director of Gibraltar House Brussels, following the retirement of Sir Graham Watson from the role. Daniel has gathered a wealth of invaluable experience at the heart of Gibraltar’s Representation to the European Union…

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The Minister for Digital and Financial Services Hosts Semina...

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The Hon Albert Isola MP hosted, on Wednesday 6th November, two financial services seminars at the Institute of Directors (IOD) in Pall Mall, London. These followed on from the Gibraltar Day financial services lunch, held the day before, which drew together some three hundred professionals at the Guildhall in the…

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Fire Service Mechanic attends Servicing course in Holland &#...

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 Mechanic Julian North from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) has recently completed the Holmatro Service technician course at Raamsdonksveer, Holland, achieving maximum marks on his final practical and theoretical assessments. During this three-day course, he has been trained as a certified factory technician to maintain, repair, yearly inspect…

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Christmas Festival of Lights 2019 – 789/2019

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This year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority, will be held at on Friday 22nd November 2019 at Casemates Square and the organisers invite everyone in Gibraltar to attend. The entertainment will be provided by Christian Santos and commence at 6pm…

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Minister Isola hosts Insurance Breakfast at the Gherkin in t...

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 7 November 2019 – Albert Isola MP, HM Government of Gibraltar’s Minister for Digital and Financial Services hosted an Insurance Breakfast on the 40th Floor of the Gherkin Building in the City of London. A fitting location for Gibraltar’s high ambitions. The Breakfast formed part of Gibraltar Finance’s week of events…

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UK & Gibraltar Co-fund Hard Brexit Contingency Projects ...

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The United Kingdom and Gibraltar Governments have met in the 10th Joint Ministerial Council for Gibraltar. The meeting included the signature of two new Memoranda of Understanding between both Governments under which the UK has agreed to financially underwrite part of certain Brexit contingency projects in Gibraltar. The Gibraltar Brexit team was…

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Gibraltar Represented at Responsible Gambling Summit –...

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With the Gibraltar gambling industry having a significant focus on the UK, the Gibraltar Government is being represented today at a major summit on responsible gambling at Twickenham rugby stadium by Andrew Lyman (Executive Director- Gambling Division). This conference is part of Responsible Gambling Week in the UK and brings…

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Governor’s Meadow First School Celebrates Harvest Time ...

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Pupils have been doing their bit to help people in the community. Governor’s Meadow First School recently celebrated Harvest time coming dressed as farmers and took part in pumpkin races and line dancing. As part of the Harvest Time celebrations, pupils and staff were also given the opportunity to bring…

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Fire Service Personnel attend Hazardous Materials Course ...

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A number of Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service have recently completed a Hazardous Materials course at the Fire Service College in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Station Officers Jason Mesilio and George Burns and Sub Officer Nicholas Poggio successfully completed the Hazardous Materials First Responder course. The aim of…

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Chief Minister Visits World Travel Market – 783/2019

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, visited the World Travel Market at the ExCeL London exhibition centre on Monday 4th November. World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry. The Chief Minister was welcomed at the Gibraltar stand by Minister for Tourism,…

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Azopardi is Wrong – Tax Treaty Does Not Change Rules o...

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The statement from Keith Azopardi on the tax treaty with Spain is legally flawed and politically dishonest.  Speaking from London where he is preparing to lead the Gibraltar Day events, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said: “The tax treaty with Spain does not change the existing…

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Chief Minister To Hold Community Meetings Across Gibraltar &...

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, will extend his weekly community meetings  beyond No 6 Convent Place to include locations across Gibraltar. This exciting new format for Chief Minister’s community meetings ensures that meetings are accessible to all constituents at convenient locations and on an equal footing.  As with…

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Gibraltar at World Travel Market – 778/2019

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Gibraltar is participating at the World Travel Market (WTM) being held from 4 to 6 November at the ExCeL London exhibition centre. WTM London is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals. Through its industry networks and unrivalled global reach, WTM…

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STTPP – New Pay & Display Parking Scheme at South Pavi...

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The Ministry of Business, Tourism and Transport is pleased to announce as part of Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP) that as from Thursday 7th November 2019, a new Pay & Display parking zone within South Pavilion Car Park will become operational.  This new parking facility within the Residential…

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Art Exhibition Celebrates the Artistic Life of Elio Cruz ...

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A major art exhibition is being planned by Gibraltar Cultural Services for the 20th January 2020. This exhibition, entitled ‘One Man: Many Talents’, will celebrate the artistic life of Gibraltarian artist Elio Cruz.  Elio Cruz is a renowned local playwright, both in the English and Llanito language and author of…

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Ceremonial Opening of the Parliament: Melvyn Farrell BEM RD ...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is convening the Ceremonial Opening of the Parliament for Thursday the 14th of November at 11am. The first motion to be considered by the Parliament will be for the appointment of a Speaker.    Having consulted with Hon Mr Keith Azopardi QC, in keeping with Section…

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