Government Launches Brexit Advice Booklet – 736/2019

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  The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this morning launched a booklet entitled “Preparing for a  no deal Brexit – Get Ready”. The booklet will be distributed to thousands of households all over Gibraltar this weekend. It is part of the Government’s communications strategy in respect of a No…

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Reconfiguration of Procurement and Stores Processes at the G...

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The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) is pleased to announce the completion of a reconfiguration of its stores and procurement systems. This transformational project, which commenced in 2018, has been undertaken in conjunction with a team of supply chain experts from Guy’s & St Thomas’ (GSTT) NHS Foundation Trust in the…

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Supported Employment Scheme – 733a/2019

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HMGOG and Unite the Union have reached an agreement to review the Supported Employment Scheme currently in place.  The scheme has been successfully used since the GSLP/Liberals came into power in 2011 as a personalised model for supporting people with significant disabilities to secure and retain paid employment. The model…

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Further Closure of Airfield – 735/2019

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Due to the current industrial action by NATS staff, Gibraltar Airport will close at 7pm this evening and the two inbound flights scheduled to arrive after that time will be unable to land. British Airways has already decided to divert BA2662 from London Gatwick to Malaga. The Royal Air Maroc…

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Ministry of Equality launches RADAR Key Pilot Scheme –...

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The importance of being able to access an accessible toilet cannot and should not be underestimated. For some people lack of such access means restrictive participation in social and cultural activities. Having access to an accessible toilet would promote greater involvement in the community. It is with this in mind…

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Gibraltar at 55th MedCruise General Assembly – 733/20...

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Gibraltar participated in the 55th MedCruise General Assembly held in Antibes, France from 1st to 4th October. MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports and a General Assembly is held twice a year to discuss issues affecting the industry in the Mediterranean and adjoining seas. Gibraltar was represented by…

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The GHA enters into a contractual agreement with Grupo Vitha...

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The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) has entered into a contractual agreement for medical services with Grupo Vithas, a renowned private healthcare provider with a network of hospitals and medical centres across Spain. The agreement will enable GHA clinicians to refer patients to Vithas Xanit International Hospital in Benalmadena (Malaga) and…

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Gibraltar International Drama Festival 2020 – 730/2019

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The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the Gibraltar International Drama Festival will take place at the Ince’s Hall Theatre between Monday 16th and Saturday 21st March 2020. The Festival is open to any drama group and will be of a…

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Mexican Crypto Exchange Bitso Awarded DLT Licence by Gibralt...

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Bitso becomes first Latin-American company to receive DLT licence in Gibraltar Gibraltar – October 8th 2019 – The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has awarded a full Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licence to Mexican cryptocurrency exchange Bitso. Following a rigorous application process, Bitso can now store and transmit value belonging…

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Power Outage – 728/2019

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GJBS and GibElec wish to apologise for the current power cut which has affected large areas of Gibraltar. At about 1.30pm today, whilst excavation works were being carried out in the Midtown area, a GJBS worker drilled into an electric cable which resulted in a major power failure. Fortunately, no-one…

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Successful, Multi-Agency, Social Inclusion Project – 7...

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Following a successful 6 month pilot project, the Gibraltar Youth Service, Department of Education, and the Care Agency are pleased to announce the continuation of The Mingle Project – a multi-agency, social inclusion project for young adults, aged 18-30, with mild learning needs. During the 6 month pilot, the group…

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Complete Refurbishment of Bishop Canilla House – 725/2...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce that the much awaited refurbishment works to Bishop Canilla House are now complete. Bishop Canilla House was originally completed in August 2000 but from the outset caused tenants to suffer from rainwater penetration problems and resulting damp due to the initial…

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Garcia to Address UN 4th Committee – 724/2019

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia leaves for New York today in order to address the Fourth Committee of the United Nations. It was agreed that the Chief Minister will remain in Gibraltar at this important democratic moment, in order to attend the many commitments that arise in relation…

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Autumn Zarzuela 2019 – 723/2019

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The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, welcomed the return of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz to perform in Gibraltar as part of the Autumn Cultural programme. GCS together with the Gibraltar College of Further Education held a workshop for College and Comprehensive students. The workshops was…

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Ministry of Equality Delivers Presentation to Local Business...

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  The Ministry of Equality was invited to deliver a presentation to local business, Playtech, as part of Playtech’s celebration of ‘Diversity and Inclusion Week’. Two officers from the Department of Equality, Marlene Dalli and Jason Belilo, delivered an overview on gender and disability inclusion and explored inclusive strategies for…

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Bayside School Cyber Club Wins ‘Best Educator’ Award ...

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  The Bayside School Cyber Club has been awarded ‘Best Educator’ at the 2019 Seriously Security Awards held in London. The nomination was made by the chief examiner of a cyber security qualification who had witnessed the work done by the club and its partnership with the technology sector first…

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Ministry of Equality Launches Disability Information Card &#...

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  The Minister for Equality has previously announced a new initiative for people with disabilities in the form of a Disability Information Card. Since then, the Ministry of Equality has carried out extensive research and groundwork preparations in the form of meetings with key stakeholders, disability groups and representatives of…

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#sitforcalpehouse Photographic Portrait Exhibition – 7...

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  The Hon. Sir Joe Bossano (in his capacity as Patron of Calpe House) opened the #sitforcalpehouse photographic portrait exhibition on 1 October 2019 at the GEMA Gallery in the presence of invited guests, including His Excellency the Governor (Lieutenant General Edward Grant Martin Davis CBE), the Hon. Steven Linares…

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Gibraltar Hosts Stand at the Monaco Yacht Show – 716/2...

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  Gibraltar is one of the 600 exhibitors at the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show taking place this week, with the Gibraltar Port Authority and the Gibraltar Maritime Administration’s Yacht Registry hosting a ‘Gibraltar’ stand.  Set in the iconic Port Hercules in the principality of Monaco, the Monaco Yacht Show is…

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Blue Islands Charter is Signed in Alderney – 715/2019

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  An idea that originated in Gibraltar as the brainchild of Minister for Environment, John Cortes, has started its journey around small islands around the world at the Channel Island of Alderney. Islands and other small territories largely surrounded by sea are important for the protection of the oceans, and…

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Cultural Awards – Public Voting – 717/2019

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the public voting for the 2019 Cultural Awards will commence on Monday 7th October 2019. The telephone numbers are possible with the support of Gibtelecom, with all the monies raised donated to the GBC Open…

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Christmas Festival of Lights 2019 – 714/2019

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority will be organising the Christmas Festival of Lights on Friday 22nd November 2019 as from 6pm at Casemates Square. The traditional switch on of the Christmas lights together with song and dance is a great recipe to welcome the season of good…

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Government opens Brexit Information Office – 713/2019

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this morning opened the Government’s Brexit Information Office. The aim of the office is to answer queries relating to Brexit from citizens and businesses. It will be recalled that the Government announced in August that such an office would open today on 1…

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Incident at Sea – Chief Minister’s Statement – 712...

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Following last night’s fatal incident off Eastern beach, the Chief Minister has sent his condolences to the family of the deceased man and expressed his sympathy to the Mayor of La Linea.  He has promised that a full investigation into the relevant circumstances will start immediately. The Chief Minister has…

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Incident at Sea – 711/2019

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HM Customs regrets to confirm that, during an incident off the Eastern side of the Rock around midnight last night, a Spanish man sustained fatal injuries. A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has already begun.A further statement will be issued later today.

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Dementia Conference – 710/2019

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A Dementia conference, hosted by the Elderly Residential Services, took place on Monday the 30th September at the King’s Bastion Leisure Centre.  The conference, themed ‘See the person, not the dementia’ included key speakers from the UK; Chris Roberts, from the BBC1 Panorama documentary named ‘Living with Dementia: Chris’s Story’…

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The Arts Society Gibraltar, Ministry of Culture Lecture R...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to support the Arts Society Gibraltar’s first lecture in this new series on Edward Hooper. GCS supports the Art Society’s aim to bring people together through a shared curiosity for the arts. The Arts Society Gibraltar is entering…

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