Curriculum changes: equity and increased offerings  –...

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As from this September, and for the first time ever, boys and girls in Gibraltar will have identical options presented to them as they choose the subjects they will take for GCSE. In order to meet the Government’s vision for Education in Gibraltar, the Department of Education has announced changes…

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Government publishes law to prohibit importation of COVID va...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has published legislation to prohibit the importation of COVID vaccines, or anything purporting to be a COVID vaccine without the written approval of the Medical Director of the Gibraltar Health Authority. Gibraltar is reaching the end of the vaccination programme and the vaccines that have…

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World’s First British WBC Championship Coin – 235/20...

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A new coin commissioned by the Gibraltar National Mint has been struck to celebrate the Interim WBC Heavyweight Championship fight to take place in Gibraltar between Brixton born Dillian ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte and Alexander ‘Russian Vityaz’ Povetkin. Whtye and Povetkin were originally scheduled to face each other in May 2020,…

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HM Customs Seize one Vehicle and 700 Cartons Of Cigarettes &...

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Today at approximately 0230hrs, officers of the enforcement division have seized one locally registered vehicle and seven hundred cartons of cigarettes. The incident took place early this morning when officers spotted a small semi-rigid inflatable boat adjacent to Neil Piñero Road in the area of Waterport Terraces. On arrival a…

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Kitchen re-opens at GEMA with a new exhibition – 232/2...

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Kitchen Studios returns to GEMA Gallery at Montagu Bastion with a new exhibition featuring the work of around twenty artists. The Gallery will re-open on Wednesday 17th March with a variety of artworks on display.  Newcomers include make-up artist Nyree Chipolina with some ink art, Kaylan Escamez with graphic design…

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World Social Work Day – 231/2021

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Today, 16th March, is World Social Work Day, which aims to recognise and celebrate the hard work and dedication of social workers and those who work in social care, and the role they play in our community. Social work in Gibraltar is delivered through the Care Agency and it is made of…

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HM Customs seize one semi-rigid inflatable, 550 cartons of c...

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Today at approximately 0250hrs, officers of the Marine Section seized one semi-rigid inflatable vessel and five hundred and fifty cartons of cigarettes. The incident took place early this morning when a small semi-rigid inflatable with two persons on board was intercepted west off the runway by Emmerson’s Place. A high…

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Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery Refurbishment – 2...

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The Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery is reopening its doors after a recent renovation with new artworks now on show. During lockdown, the team at Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has been refurbishing the rooms, redecorating, and curating a new exhibition. The first phase sees…

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Cut-off date for receipt of claims – oil spill incident on...

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Following on from HMGoG’s Press release (‘Oil Spill Update’ No: 134/2021, dated 15th February 2021), we would like to make members of the public aware that the insurance provider representing the vessel involved in this incident is working closely with the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) in respect of the ongoing…

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Culture launch new website – 226/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, have launched a revamped website (www.culture.gi) keeping in line with the Government’s manifesto commitment to provide a friendly E-Government service. The website will support as much interaction as possible between the community and the department and will also keep in…

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Local Music Festival for National Week 2021 – Friday Night...

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An exciting Festival of local music, which will form part of the National Week celebrations, is being planned by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. GCS will be working with the producers of Friday Night Live to organise, stage and produce this extraordinary musical collaboration on…

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THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION 2021 – 224/2021

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  Gibraltar Cultural Services is issuing an invitation to all Gibraltarian artists who wish to take part in the long-standing Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition.    Applications are now being invited by the Royal Academy of Art in London. In the first instance, artists would submit digital images of their artwork….

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 223/2021

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HMGoG is saddened to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 94. The deceased was a man aged 75-80 years old, who had underlying health conditions. He died today of hospital acquired pneumonia as a result…

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The International Agreement on Taxation and the Protection o...

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The Governments and Parliaments of the Kingdom of Spain, the United Kingdom and Gibraltar have now taken all steps necessary to ratify the entry into force of the International Agreement on Taxation and the Protection of Financial Interests between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the…

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Further Relaxation of COVID 19 Restrictions Announced –...

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The Government’s Civil Contingencies Strategic Coordinating Group met on Thursday to consider different options for the de-escalation of COVID restrictions. After subsequent consideration by Ministers and the Director of Public Health, consultation with other interested bodies and given the continued low prevalence of COVID 19 infections in the Community, the…

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Change to returning Student self-isolation requirements R...

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Following the Strategic Coordinating Group meeting held on Tuesday 9th March, a decision has been taken to allow the Civil Contingencies Emergency (Coronavirus) (Returning Scholarship Holders) (No.5) Regulations 2021 to cease to have effect as from Sunday 13th March 2021. These regulations required students to self-isolate for 5 days upon…

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ERS welcomes visitors next week under strict conditions R...

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Elderly Residential Services are delighted to confirm that, following Public Health advice, visits to the residents in all ERS sites will be resumed as from Tuesday 16th March 2021. ERS has been working towards a safe visiting procedure together with the GHA including the GHA’s Director of Public Health with…

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Futures Forward Academy Launched – 211-2021

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The official launch of the Futures Forward Academy, an initiative  Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations, will take place on Thursday 11th of March at 4pm.  It will be a virtual event and will be preceded with talk by Juan Verde on “The Biden Administration: Climate…

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Earth Hour 2021: Gibraltar in a New Light – 210/2021

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Saturday 27th of March marks the celebration of Earth Hour 2021. Over the years, to mark the campaign, lights have been switched off at the Moorish Castle and the North Face, in support of action for climate change and sustainable development. Amidst the current global circumstances this year, the Office…

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Minister Sacramento meets with Commissioner of Police & ...

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Minister for Justice, Samantha Sacramento MP today, to mark International Women’s Day, visited the Royal Gibraltar Police headquarters at New Mole House and met with Commissioner of Police, Richard Ullger and Chairperson of the RGP Women in Policing, Sgt Patricia Gonzalez to discuss the RGP’s establishment of the Women in…

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GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2021 – SPRING VISUAL ARTS CO...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will hold a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May and June 2021 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival.    The competition will once again see the categories for painting, sculpture, photography and video.   The Visual Arts competition is…

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The Women of Operation Freedom – 206/2021

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Gibraltar’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, affectionally known as Operation Freedom, has been praised as much for the clear care and dedication of its staff as for its speed and efficiency. On International Women’s Day, we recognise the crucial senior roles that women have held in all aspects of the programme, administratively,…

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International Women’s Day 2021 – 205/2021

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To mark this year’s International Women’s Day and in-keeping with the United Nations theme, ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a Covid-19 World,’ HM Government of Gibraltar is celebrating and highlighting the crucial role of women in Health and Care during the Covid crisis. Globally, women comprise over 75% of the health and care workforce, making them indispensable…

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Government to restructure Gibraltar Tourist Board – 20...

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In assessing the impact and lasting consequences for the tourism industry from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has taken the view that, as we emerge from a very difficult year for the leisure sector, it is essential to embark on a fresh drive to rebuild this…

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‘Gibraltar and Commonwealth closer than ever’ says Deput...

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Today Monday 8th March 2021 is Commonwealth Day.  This year Commonwealth Day is centered around the theme ‘delivering a common future’ between all 54 member countries and the wider number of territories of the Commonwealth. For the second time since 1973, Gibraltar celebrates Commonwealth Day from outside the European Union….

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