883.8 2020

Minister Cortes visits Kitchen Studios at GEMA Gallery ̵...

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The Minister for Culture, Prof Dr John Cortes visited the multi-media exhibition by Kitchen Studios at GEMA Gallery on Montagu Bastion. The Minister was impressed with the exhibits on show, featuring the work of over 18 artists, and was pleased the group had organised themselves at such short notice for…

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New Fire Kit for Gibraltar’s Firefighters – 882/2020

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This week Gibraltar’s firefighters will begin wearing a new, gold coloured fire tunic and leggings as modernised personal protective equipment (PPE) is rolled out to all our crews. It is the biggest kit update for fifteen years. The new kit is lighter and more durable than the current attire. It…

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Press Release – Technical Notice 17 – Recognitio...

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On 31 December 2020, the Transition Period (sometimes also referred to as the “Implementation Period”) under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement will come to an end. The end of the Transition Period will bring an end to the current status quo whereby Gibraltar, its citizens and its business, have enjoyed EU…

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879.2 2020

New Fire Kit for Gibraltar’s Firefighters – 879/2020

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This week Gibraltar’s firefighters will begin wearing a new, gold coloured fire tunic and leggings as modernised personal protective equipment (PPE) is rolled out to all our crews. It is the biggest kit update for fifteen years. The new kit is lighter and more durable than the current attire. It…

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Press Release – Technical Notice 17 – Recognitio...

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On 31 December 2020, the Transition Period (sometimes also referred to as the “Implementation Period”) under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement will come to an end. The end of the Transition Period will bring an end to the current status quo whereby Gibraltar, its citizens and its business, have enjoyed EU…

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COVID-19 in schools – weekly update – 880/2020

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There have been seven positive cases of COVID-19 identified in government educational settings in the period 30th November to 6th December. One positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in St Anne’s Upper Primary and six positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Notre Dame Lower Primary School.  The…

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Technical Call – Cruise Liners ‘Noordam & Zuiderdam...

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The Cruise Liners Noordam & Zuiderdam are planning to carry out a technical call at Gibraltar on the 7th and 8th December 2020 respectively. The Noordam is expected at around 17:00 hrs today and remain alongside overnight. In line with HM Government of Gibraltar’s decision to suspend cruise liner visits…

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Trends show remarkable gesture of solidarity in return of BE...

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HM Government of Gibraltar expresses its sincere gratitude to the Directors of Trends for their remarkable gesture of solidarity in returning the entirety of the BEAT payments received by the company for the months of July to November. The Government is delighted that the BEAT financial assistance supported Trends and…

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Gibraltar congratulates Cayman Islands on Constitutional Ref...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has today congratulated our good friend and colleague, Premier the Hon. Alden McLaughlin, the Government of the Cayman Islands and its people, on their achievement of Constitutional Reform. To celebrate the historic occasion, the Cayman Islands have organised a special state opening and commemorative ceremony…

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874.2 2020

Certificates of Professional Competence (CPC) presented to T...

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The Minister for Transport, Vijay Daryanani visited the Gibraltar Bus Depot today to present Certificates of Professional Competence (CPC) for transport managers. It is a new EU requirement for all transport companies to have a qualified transport manager. The course was delivered by John Reape an approved UK instructor and…

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GSD recognises Government’s huge advances on disability po...

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The Government notes the GSD’s opportunistic use of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to politicise an issue that they themselves admit is already being addressed by Government. As the GSD acknowledge in their latest press release, there has been significant progress in the administration of disability benefits over…

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872.2 2020

Plater Youth Club Coasteering Activity with In2 Adventures &...

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Last weekend a group of ten young people from Plater Youth Club took part in a fun-packed local adventure by embarking on In2 Adventures’ new coasteering activity at Sandy Bay. The young people took on a number of challenging activities throughout the coasteering course. A variety of techniques were used,…

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Gibraltar Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disab...

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Today Thursday 3rd December Gibraltar celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the Department of Equality has today launched a new video to raise awareness of people with disabilities and promotes their abilities. The video aims to highlight the fact that even though a person may have a disability,…

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Dolphin’s Youth Club Re-open its doors – 869/2020

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Following a welcomed major refurbishment programme, the Dolphins Youth Club has reopened its doors to continue to serve its members and the community as a whole in a much more welcoming environment. The refurbishment includes a new roof to the building, new lighting and the removal of rising damp from…

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2021 Annual Art Competition for Young Artists – 868/20...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture are inviting local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2021. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 12th February 2021. The competition is open to Gibraltarians…

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Statement Regarding Union General de Trabajadores – 86...

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Over the past weeks HM Government of Gibraltar has met with relevant Gibraltarian and Spanish representative organisations by way of courtesy visits to share progress on matters relating to Brexit. A scheduled meeting with regional Union General de Trabajadores (UGT) representatives from the Cadiz area was scheduled to take place…

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HM CUSTOMS CASH SEIZURE – 865/2020

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On the 18th December 2019, customs officers at Four Corners Station stopped an individual entering Gibraltar who was carrying €85,940.00 in various denominations. The person claimed that the money was not his, but failed to give the name of the owner. Not satisfied, officers detained the cash under the Proceeds…

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HMGoG welcomes COVID-19 vaccine approval in UK – 864/2...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is delighted at the news that the vaccine against COVID-19 developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been given regulatory approval of use in the United Kingdom. After months of rigorous testing, it has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory…

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New Year’s Eve Online Celebrations – 863/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the programme of events for the forthcoming New Year’s Eve Celebrations. Sadly, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the now traditional format held at Casemates Square has been cancelled. To ensure the celebration is given the importance…

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COVID-19 in schools – weekly update – 862/2020

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The Department of Education will, from now on, be publishing weekly summaries of the positive cases of COVID-19 identified within Government schools. There have been nine positive cases of COVID-19 identified in Government educational settings in the period 23rd to 29th November. One positive case of COVID-19 has been identified…

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Kitchen Studios at GEMA – 860/2020

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Kitchen Studios returns to GEMA Gallery on Montagu Bastion for an impromptu exhibition ahead of the festive season. The group which has recently been extremely active on social media, in particular Instagram where 18 artists have to date been invited to ‘take over’ at weekly intervals, will be featuring a…

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Gibraltar-based CEX.IO Launches New Crypto-Backed Loan Servi...

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New service enables customers to borrow funds against their crypto holdings via a licenced lending service Gibraltar – 1 December 2020 – HM Government of Gibraltar has welcomed the news that CEX.IO Limited, a leading international cryptocurrency exchange, has established a new service offering in Gibraltar, the CEX.IO Loan Service….

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Technical Notice (15) Getting ready for the end of the Trans...

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On 31 December 2020, the Transition Period (sometimes also referred to as the “Implementation Period”) under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement will come to an end. The end of the Transition Period will bring an end to the current status quo whereby Gibraltar, its citizens and its business, have enjoyed EU…

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Engagement between Gibraltar and Wales education ministers &...

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Minister for the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Education, Prof John Cortes, and the Welsh Government’s Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, held a video meeting yesterday (Monday) to discuss higher education and university fees for students from Gibraltar attending Welsh universities after Brexit. With education being a responsibility for devolved governments…

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World Aids Day – 856/2020

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Today is World Aids Day, an important opportunity to raise awareness and show support to the tens of millions worldwide affected by HIV/AIDS. Importantly, people who are diagnosed early with HIV and receive effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication can expect a normal life expectancy. They are also protected from passing…

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Minister Cortes chairs JMC session on Environment – 85...

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HRH The Prince of Wales addressed Overseas Territories Leaders, including the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, at the opening of the Environment session of the UK/OT Joint Ministerial Council last week. The Prince of Wales referred to the importance of the Overseas Territories from the point of view of the protection…

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