Minister Daryanani meets UK Maritime Minister – 691/20...

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The Minister for the Port and Maritime Services, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, has today met with the Hon Robert Courts MP, Minister for Aviation, Maritime and Security, at Gibraltar House in London. Amongst the subjects discussed were London International Shipping Week, how the UK Government could assist Gibraltar on…

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Minister Isola welcomes the new appointments to the board of...

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Advantage Insurance Company was established in Gibraltar in 2002 and is authorised to underwrite private motor and home insurance in the United Kingdom. With over three million customers it is one of the largest insurers in Gibraltar and a key stakeholder in Gibraltar’s insurance industry. Advantage is part of the…

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Literature Week Pop-up Bookshop – 687/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be hosting a dedicated bookshop for the duration of Literature Week, at the John Mackintosh Hall, from the 8th to the 13th of November 2021. GCS is extending an invitation to local authors who would like to make use…

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Hassan Nahon shows political immaturity on pay and display m...

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HM Government of Gibraltar once again notes the political immaturity shown by the Hon Marlene Hassan Nahon to try to discredit the very detailed supplementary information given in Parliament by the Minister for Transport in response to her Parliamentary Question on the subject of Pay and Display (P&D) parking meters….

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New rules on self-isolation – 685/2021

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HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce simplified rules for COVID-19 self-isolation, on the advice of the Director of Public Health and the COVID-19 Strategic Coordination Group. The rules will affect close contacts of positive cases, and will be different depending on vaccination status. The new rules will come…

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HMGoG statement on European Scrutiny Committee report –...

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HM Government of Gibraltar notes the recent report by the European Scrutiny Committee of the House of Commons regarding the draft EU Energy Taxation Directive. This report has been finalised with explicit reference being made to Gibraltar but with no input from the Government of Gibraltar. The Chief Minister is…

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Chief Minister travels to UK for Party Conferences and Meeti...

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The Chief Minister travels to London today to host the Gibraltar reception at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton.  Mr Picardo will also hold various other meetings whilst in London. Next week the Chief Minister will attend the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester to host the Gibraltar reception at that…

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/Committee meetings in Gibraltar and San Roque – 679/2...

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The Government of Gibraltar will participate this week, together with representatives from the UK and Spain, in the next round of meetings of the Committees that were established at the time of our withdrawal from the European Union. The Committee for Police and Customs Cooperation and that on the Environment…

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Citizen Advice Bureau organises training on Child Inclusive ...

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The Gibraltar Citizens Advice Bureau organised Child Inclusive Mediation training which took place on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd September 2021.  This training was funded by the Ministry for Justice. The training was delivered by Dr Lesley Allport, Mediation Practitioner and Trainer at Lesley Allport Dispute Resolution (LADR) and was aimed…

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HM Government of Gibraltar reminds the public of its Respect...

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The Ministry of Equality would like to highlight the problems faced by people with disabilities when vehicles are parked illegally or in an indiscriminate manner.  The Respect the Space campaign was started in 2018 as a reminder to the general public that accessible parking bays should not be misused by…

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Recent discovery at Vanguard Cave – 676/2021

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Vanguard Cave in the Gorham’s Cave Complex World Heritage Site has lived in the shadow of its sister cave, Gorham’s Cave. The cave was first excavated in 1997 and a project was stared in 2012, with the aim of determining if the cave had passages and chambers that were plugged…

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) – 675/2021

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The Gibraltar Health Authority is encouraging parents to be aware of the signs of respiratory illnesses in young children, which result in increasing demands on healthcare services over the winter period. Respiratory illnesses, including colds and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are very common in young children and we see them…

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ERS marks World Alzheimer’s Month – 674/2021

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World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in September provides Elderly Residential Services with the opportunity to showcase the hard work in dementia care that is carried out throughout the year through events and awareness. Ensuring a good quality of life is a key part of the role within ERS which is supported…

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Opposition are not COVID experts, says Government – 66...

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The Opposition are perfectly entitled to adopt whatever nebulous policy they want in relation to the vaccination of children aged 12-15. However, what is dangerous is that they should set themselves up as experts on a sensitive medical issue in a way which can only generate confusion and misunderstanding among…

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Royal Air Force – Freedom of the City – 664/2021

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD conferred the Freedom of The City of Gibraltar upon the Royal Air Force. The conferment was moved by the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, and was unanimously approved at the Session of Parliament held on 15th June 2018. His…

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Chief Minister’s Speech – RAF – FREEDOM OF THE CIT...

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Your Excellency, Ministers, Mayor, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am grateful to have been invited by his Worship to say a few words about today’s recipients of Gibraltar’s highest honour. [I know how you all love a long political speech on a Saturday morning…] First of all, it’s my pleasure welcome…

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Trafalgar Cemetery ‘Arboretum’ – 660/2021

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Apart from its value as a historical and heritage site, the Trafalgar Cemetery has an extensive collection of trees.  There are no fewer than 83 species of tree growing within the Cemetery, many of them planted over the past few years. A specimen of each species of tree within the…

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Cell Saver machine for blood transfusions – 659/2021

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The GHA announces further progress with the recently acquired Cell Saver machine which has successfully been used during surgery for the first time. A Cell Saver is a device that replaces the need for suction if blood is lost during surgery. It works by washing the patient’s own blood before…

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Gibraltar Finance attended the MGAA 2021 Insurance Conferenc...

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Gibraltar Finance attended the Annual Insurance Conference of the Managing General Agents Association (MGAA) in the City of London on Wednesday 15 September 2021. Gibraltar Finance was represented by Senior Executive, Michael Ashton, who was joined by a number of insurance professionals from Gibraltar. The conference was attended by close…

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Chief Minister & Minister for Youth visit Plater Youth C...

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The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo and Minister for Youth, Steven Linares visited Plater Youth Club today in order to inaugurate the Urban Garden Project. This project emerged from an initiative from the young people in the club and work commenced in April. Due to a recent increase in the arts…

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Government welcomes change in Opposition travel policy ̵...

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No amount of smokescreens will cloud the fact that Mr Clinton has embarrassingly put his foot in it over travel arrangements made by Parliamentarians when travelling as part of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). This situation must also be politically embarrassing for his colleagues too, who now have no choice…

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Gibraltar Health Authority announces COVID-19 vaccination bo...

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The UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) announced today that a single booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is recommended to be given, initially to everyone aged 50 and over, six months after their second dose of the vaccine. Following this announcement, the Medical Director and Director of…

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Opposition approach to child vaccination is irresponsible &#...

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The Government considers that the Opposition’s irresponsible reaction to the vaccination against COVID-19 of 12-15 year olds in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar is in the stone age. This is even more so after the move has been sanctioned by the Chief Medical Officers of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern…

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2021 Gibraltar Autumn Culture Programme – 652/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture has announced the programme of events for this year’s autumn season, from 1st October to 18th December 2021. Gibraltar Cultural Services is delighted to be part of what should be a series of enjoyable musical, dance and dramatic productions and…

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Minister Daryanani participates in UK Tourism conference ...

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The Minister for Tourism, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, has today addressed a high level delegation of UK tourism leaders at a London conference billed ‘The Future of Tourism’.    The event, hosted by leading industry title ‘Travel Weekly’, discussed topics such as sustainable growth for the future and facing a…

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