Residential Parking Temporarily Suspended Over Festive Perio...

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HM Government of Gibraltar would like to announce the temporary suspension of all Residential and District Parking Zones from Tuesday 24 December until Wednesday 1 January 2020, inclusive. Despite this concession, the public is advised to park responsibly, as obstructing cars will be issued with a fine or removed. For…

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Mental Health in Education Conference – 863/2019

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The Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi, today opened a three-day conference at the University of Gibraltar on Mental Health in Education. The event is part of a training programme intended to enhance knowledge and skills to promote mental wellbeing. This follows a review over the last two years of mental…

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NEW YEAR’S CLASSICAL CONCERT – 862/2019

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 Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the New Year’s Classical Concert for 2020 as part of its cultural events calendar. The event will be organised for the Government of Gibraltar by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society. The Society will be organising two New…

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Fire Service Officers attend Compartment Fire Behaviour Cour...

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A number of officers from Gibraltar Fire & Rescue (GFRS) and Airport Fire & Rescue (AFRS) have recently completed a two week course to become instructors in International Fire Behaviour Training (OSFBTI) at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Station Officer George Burns (GFRS), Sub Officer Jared Olivero (GFRS),…

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Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service Officers Visit London Fire...

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Divisional Officer Matthew Payas (Head of Operations & Training) and Station Officer Edgar Ramirez (Hazardous Materials Advisor) from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS), recently visited London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) Head Quarters in Union Street, London. The primary aim of these meetings was to discuss the emergency response to…

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Gibraltar Finance to be Represented at Hainan Free Trade Zon...

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Global Digital Economic Cooperation Forum   Minister Isola invited to deliver keynote speech Gibraltar – December 4, 2019 – Gibraltar’s Minister for Digital and Financial Services, the Hon Albert Isola MP, will participate in the Ministerial Panel at the upcoming Hainan Free Trade Zone Global Digital Economic Cooperation Forum. Minister…

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Miss Gibraltar 2019 at the Miss World Contest – 848/20...

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Miss Gibraltar 2019, Celine Bolaños, recently left Gibraltar to participate at the Miss World Pageant being held in London. On her arrival, Miss Gibraltar, and the other 112 contestants have a full schedule of activities, receptions, filming, touring the City and rehearsing for the Final. Celine has already taken part…

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations – 850/2019

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The Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), for the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the programme of events for this year’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations. The entertainment, organised by Axle Media, will be provided from 10.30pm on 31 December to 3am on Wednesday 1st January 2020. GCS has been working…

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Cultural Awards – Livestream – 844/2019

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Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce that the Cultural Awards will be broadcast via Livestream, on the GCS Facebook Page. The Awards have been introduced on behalf of the Government, to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. These awards will recognise cultural potential, ability, talent and achievement,…

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Applications for College of Europe – 847/2019

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar invites students wishing to enrol in postgraduate academic programmes with the College of Europe to submit applications for admission ahead of the 2020-2021 academic year. The College of Europe, with campuses in Bruges (Belgium) and Natolin (Poland), is one of the most prestigious European universities…

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Recommendations for Mayor’s Awards – 846/2019

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr John Gonçalves, invites members of the public to submit recommendations for the Mayor’s Awards. The Awards Scheme, which up till 2012 only recognised persons who saved a life or participated in any such rescue operation or act of bravery, was widened to encompass persons or…

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Gibraltar Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disab...

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Today Tuesday 3rd December marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This Government has taken big strides in creating a more accessible Gibraltar for people with disabilities, the initiatives and achievements realized by the Ministry of Equality have been unprecedented in Gibraltar. To mark the event, the Ministry of Equality…

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Government restores the Grand Battery – 843/2019

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The Government has continued to work on Grand Battery as part of the policy of restoration and investment in our important historic sites. The Grand Battery is one of Gibraltar’s key military monuments which formed part of Gibraltar’s Northern Defences. Together with the Kings and Queens Lines, these defences are…

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Ministry of Equality Delivers Presentation as part of the PG...

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The Ministry of Equality delivered a presentation on equality matters with a focus on gender and disability to the first cohort of PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) students at the University of Gibraltar. Two officers from the Department of Equality, Marlene Dalli and Jason Belilo, delivered presentations on equality issues,…

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Department of Equality to give Disability Awareness presenta...

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The Department of Equality will be giving an overview presentation of its “Disability, Language and Etiquette training seminar to members of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses (GFSB) on Thursday 5th December 2019. The talk will form part of the GFSB’s Breakfast Club initiative and aims to inform members of…

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Gibraltar at the FPA Awards in London – 840/2019

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Minister for Digital and Financial Services, Albert Isola MP was in London last Monday to represent HM Government of Gibraltar at the Foreign Press Association Awards Ceremony. HM Government of Gibraltar are one of the main sponsors of this prestigious event held annually which brings together international journalists based in…

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Gibraltar students are excellent ambassadors for Gibraltar &...

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Nine students from Bayside and Westside Schools are back in Gibraltar after participating in a visit to the UK institutions and Commonwealth organisations in London. The visit was organised in conjunction with Mr Albert Danino and Mr Ivan Navas who accompanied the group together with their teachers. The students were…

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OECD Global Forum, 10th Anniversary – 837/2019

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The Chief Minister of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP,who holds the portfolios of Minister for Finance and Minister for International Exchange of Information, is in Paris to attend the tenth anniversary conference of the OECD Global Forum on Taxation. Ministers for Finance from around…

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HM Customs Arrests and Tobacco Seizure 836/2019

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Whilst carrying out routine patrols on the morning of Monday 18th November, officers of HM Customs FAS Team noticed an industrial unit in the area of Halifax Road with a large quantity of cigarettes. A search of the premises revealed there to be tobacco in excess of the authorized amount. …

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Min of Equality Announces Legislative Changes and Further In...

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On the day that is marked by the UN to end violence against women, the Minister with responsibility for Justice and Equality, Samantha Sacramento MP has announced further developments in the important area of tackling domestic violence and abuse. The Ministry for Equality, together with all stakeholder public sector departments,…

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Government meets Representation in Westminster Group –...

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has met with the Representation in Westminster Group. There was a positive and constructive discussion on the aims and objectives of the Group and the policy of the Government. Dr Garcia explained the policy of the Government as set out in the manifesto…

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Gibraltar to Participate in Commonwealth Youth Parliament &#...

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Two young people from Gibraltar leave for India this weekend in order to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Parliament. They will join delegates from all over the Commonwealth. This is the second time that Gibraltar is represented in this forum, having attended the previous meeting which took place in Jersey…

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Christmas Events on Saturday 23 November 2019 – 831/20...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority can confirm that, despite all their efforts to proceed with the Christmas Festival of Lights as planned, given the current weather warnings, it has been decided to postpone the event to tomorrow, Saturday 23rd November 2019 as part of Winter Party in…

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