Minister Cortes congratulates successful dancer – 817/...

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Minister for Culture John Cortes today met with Chenille Brown, together with her Dance Teachers from The Showdance Company to congratulate her on her recent success abroad. Chenille, who had come fourth in the International Dance Organisation European Jazz Championships, won representation at the prestigious Sussex Festival of Dance at…

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CULTURAL AWARDS 2021 – RESULTS – 816/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced the results of this year’s Cultural Awards. The winners were presented with their awards at a glamorous event at the Sunborn Hotel, broadcast live by GBC. The Awards aim to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture,…

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Independent Board Recommends Teacher’s Removal – 815...

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Following reports received regarding an inappropriate relationship between a 16-year-old student and a teacher at Westside school in 2019 HM Government of Gibraltar commissioned an investigation by an independent board in June 2020, chaired by Gillian Guzman QC. An exhaustive investigation by the Board has lasted over 12 months and…

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Commemorative Exhibition – Centenary of the City Counc...

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The Gibraltar National Archives will host a commemorative exhibition to mark the centenary of the establishment of the City Council of Gibraltar. The Council’s first meeting was held at the City Hall on 1st December 1921. The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia will officially open the exhibit at the…

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48th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2021 – 812...

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The Gibraltar International Art Exhibition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. Artists from Gibraltar, Spain and Romania submitted a total of one hundred and twenty-eight works. The Minister for Education and Culture, the Environment, Sustainability, Climate…

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Work on the National Disability Strategy commences – 8...

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The Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office today began work on the National Disability Strategy for Gibraltar. The National Disability Strategy will outline ways in which every Government department can better their policies and practices for individuals and families with special educational needs/ disability. Similarly to the UK…

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Launch of ‘Movember’ Awareness Campaign – 809/2021

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Prostate Cancer Gibraltar’s ‘Movember on the Rock’ Awareness Campaign was launched by His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD at City Hall on 1st November. The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, attended to show his support for the charity and for the Committee Members who work…

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Minister Cortes to participate at COP26 – 810/2021

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Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change John Cortes will be travelling to Glasgow this week to attend COP26, the Global Summit on Climate Change, as part of the UK Delegation.   As well as representing Gibraltar, Prof Cortes, who is Chair of the UKOT Environment Ministers’ Council, has been one…

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Students visit Tovey Cottage – 808/2021

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  Nine children, from across our schools and part of the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, visited Tovey Cottage for an educational talk on our birds of prey, delivered by Vincent Robba from GOHNS Raptor Unit. He displayed a Lesser Kestrel, a Peregrine Falcon and an Eagle Owl. Some of these…

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Chief Minister meets Action on Poverty – 807/2021

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  The Chief Minister met with Felix Alvarez and Lyana Armstrong Emery of Action on Poverty today.  Mr Picardo said: “Good to meet Felix and Lyana today to discuss the many issues we jointly care about affecting those in hardship in our community. We’re on the same page in many…

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Minister Daryanani continues marketing drive at World Travel...

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Gibraltar will be exhibiting at the World Travel Market (WTM) that will take place in London between the 1st and 3rd of November. WTM is the leading global conference for the international travel industry and is an excellent opportunity for tourism representatives to meet and conduct business. Gibraltar will have…

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Breast Cancer in men – 802/2021

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Although breast cancer is often thought of as something that only affects women, it can also affect men.   In men, breast cancer grows in the small amount of breast tissue they have behind their nipples and men should be just as aware of breast changes as women. 1 in 1000…

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GHA reminds the public on the importance of Breast Screening...

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As the GHA reaches the end of its campaign during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month that aims to increase the awareness, early detection and treatment of this disease, it is important to acknowledge the importance of Breast Screening. Breast screening aims to detect breast cancers at an early stage….

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Ministry of Transport launch Automated Number Plate Recognit...

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As part of the ongoing enhancements to the Sustainable Traffic, Transport & Parking Plan (STTPP), a new Parking Management mobile project has been launched that will use ANPR technology to easily verify cars with permission to park in zones and estates. The two new and environmentally friendly fully electric vehicles…

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Technical Notice (5) – Further Extension of Spanish B...

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Technical Notice (5) – Further Extension of Spanish Bridging Measures.     Further Extension of Spanish Bridging Measures.   On 31 December 2020, the Transition Period under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement came to an end. This brought an end to what used to be the position prior to 1 January 2021…

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Minister Cortes welcomes the World Voyager inaugural call...

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Minister John Cortes has welcomed the World Voyager cruise ship on its inaugural visit to Gibraltar, in the absence of Minister for Tourism, Vijay Daryanani, who is currently away from Gibraltar.  World Voyager is owned by Mystic Invest via Mystic Cruises and operated by Nicko Cruises, Quark Expeditions. The ship was built in 2020 and has 86 cabins with a capacity of…

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GHA Promotes Breast Awareness – 975/2021

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On Saturday 23rd October 2021, the GHA’s Breast care team set up an awareness stand at the Piazza. The aim of the stand was to create awareness on potential breast cancer symptoms encouraging the general public to attend their GP appointments should they find any concerning changes as well as…

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103rd Anniversary of Armistice Day – 792/2021

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The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice to signal the end of World War One “the War to end all Wars”, on the 11th November 1918. As in previous years, the occasion will be celebrated with a short ceremony at…

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Montagu Sea Bathing Pavilion Plaque Restoration – 788/...

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The long lost Montagu Sea-Bathing Pavilion plaque, missing since 1988, has finally been restored and placed on the exterior façade of the Montagu entrance. Originally, the plaque stood within the entrance in the main reception area. The Montagu Sea Bathing Pavilion was constructed in 1929/30 and inaugurated by the then…

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Second Presentation by the Care Agency Given to Parents of S...

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The Ministry of Equality organised a presentation that was delivered by the Care Agency staff members for the benefit of parents of St Martin’s School, who are due to transition to St Bernadette’s Resource Centre. The presentation, which took place at the John Mackintosh Hall, is the second presentation on…

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Reception for ‘Running 4 Reilly’ Marathon Team – 7...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD hosted an evening reception for the ‘Running 4 Reilly’ team. This group of family and friends run the London Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. The team is named after Reilly Roper, a…

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Gibraltar Finance gives keynote address at the ‘Blockchain...

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Gibraltar Finance gave the keynote address at the Blockchain in Financial Services Conference 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland on Tuesday 19 October 2021. The conference was organized by Finanz und Wirtschaft and Gibraltar Finance was represented by Michael Ashton, Senior Executive who gave the keynote address. The conference was held at…

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GibTalks 2022 – 782/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the annual conference event on Saturday 5th February 2022 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), Gib Talks will see a range of local speakers deliver fifteen-minute…

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CULTURAL AWARDS 2021 – GBC AND ONLINE – 781/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the 2021 Cultural Awards will be aired on GBC and broadcast via Livestream on gbc.gi.  The Awards aim to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture, recognising potential, ability, talent, and achievement, whilst supporting…

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John Mackintosh Educational Trust Sponsor Gibraltar Literatu...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is delighted to confirm that the John Mackintosh Educational Trust will be sponsoring this year’s Gibraltar Literature Week, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. The Trust and the Government’s fruitful partnership continues, with the Trust committing their support for the…

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