GHA will vehemently defend staff in line with zero tolerance...

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The Gibraltar Health Authority maintains a policy of zero tolerance of abusive and aggressive behaviour towards staff. The GHA has noted a recent increase in instances in which staff have been subjected to threatening and aggressive behaviour. These incidents will always be treated with utmost seriousness and will be reported…

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Penalty Points system for traffic offences – 776/2022

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The Minister with responsibility for Transport, the Hon Paul Balban is pleased to publish Regulations to introduce the Penalty Points system for traffic offences, following representations from the Commissioner of Police. The Commissioner of Police has highlighted concerns with regards to the present lack of respect by some road users…

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Ministry of Business, Tourism & the Port become Dementia...

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The Ministry of Business, Tourism & The Port have taken part in a Dementia Friends session held by the Chairperson of the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society, Daphne Alcantara. The Minister for Business and Tourism, Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, said: “A few weeks ago I became a Dementia friend along…

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Ministry of Equality reminds Public to register their intere...

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The Ministry for Equality has officially today launched the next cycle of its successful Women’s Mentorship Programme. The programme, which is now on its fourth cycle has proven to be very successful and has become a well-established programme organised by the Ministry of Equality. The Ministry is inviting potential new…

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GibTalks 2023 – 771/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the annual conference event on Saturday 4th February 2023 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), GibTalks will see a range of local speakers deliver fifteen-minute…

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Literature Week Lightning Talks – 770/2022

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Gibraltar Literature Week is this year pleased to announce ‘Lightning Talks’ as part of the week long programme of events. Organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, the evening will see a selection of speakers that will inspire, engage and enthral in ten-minute presentations. These…

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HMGoG extends apology to Gibraltar Defence Police – 76...

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His Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar takes this opportunity to apologise sincerely for the oversight that led to the inadvertent exclusion of the Gibraltar Defence Police from a reception hosted by the Chief Minister to thank Armed Forces and Essential Services personnel involved in Operation London Bridge. The Gibraltar Defence Police…

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Tax Returns – 767/2022

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The Income Tax Office must receive your tax return by the deadline. If you have still not filed, you have until 30 November 2022 to do so. HM Government of Gibraltar is accepting tax returns this year to be submitted either online using our tax eService or via an electronic…

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RESET, RESTART, RECOVER…. GHA ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENTS S...

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The changes to be introduced on Thursday 20th October include; Extra 490 GP appointments per week made available Extra staff appointed to Call Centre New call flow system introduced to prioritise urgent appointments Patients may now nominate their Named/Preferred GPs Advance GP appointments for up to 4 weeks to be…

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Minister Congratulates Gibraltar Taekwondo – 765/2022

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The Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares is delighted at the Gibraltar Taekwondo Association’s first medals at the British Nationals. Brandon Avellano and Deona Chan two of Gibraltar’s senior students participated in the 2022 British Taekwondo Sparring Championships held in Sheffield in September. The event received almost 1,000 players….

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Allied Health Professionals Day – 764/2022

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This Friday 14th October the GHA is marking Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) Day. Events will take place across the GHA to celebrate the great work that AHPs do. Information will be shared with members of the community who want learn more about Allied Health professions. AHP’s include Art Therapists, Drama…

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Government meets Cross Frontier Group – 762/2022

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The Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister met the Cross Frontier Group this afternoon. This is part of the ongoing contact between the Government and the Group, which is constituted by economic and social actors from Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar. The Chief Minister briefed the Group, in…

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Learning Disability Services and Positive Behaviour Support ...

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Learning Disability Services have organised for key Care Agency managers and health care professionals to participate in an intensive course in Positive Behaviour Support. At the beginning of September 2021, they commenced the accredited continuing professional development course, in conjunction with the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD). The course…

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Minister Daryanani Welcomes Cruise Executives to Gibraltar &...

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The Minister for Tourism, Hon Vijay Daryanani, has welcomed a group of cruise executives to Gibraltar. The familiarization trip was hosted by MH Bland, who had invited cruise executives to Gibraltar from Saga Cruises, Fred Olson, Mystic Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Regent Seven Seas and Azamara. The group was shown around…

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Bill to regulate the sale and supply of vaping products to c...

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The Minister for Justice has today published a Bill to regulate the sale and supply of vaping products to children. This Bill does this by amending the Children and Young Persons (Alcohol, Tobacco and Gaming) Act 2006. Vaping products under the Bill includes e-cigarettes, e-cigars and e-shisha whether they include…

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Minister Cortes visits Exhibition of Paintings by young arti...

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Minister for Culture, the Hon John Cortes, recently visited an Exhibition of Paintings by the students of Giorann Henshaw’s Art Workshops at the John Mackintosh Hall. The exhibition showcase the work of students, aged 6-18, throughout the year, including work from their participation at GEMA in Bloom, the Summer Sports…

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Joint First Response Emergency Care Training – 758/202...

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A number of personnel from various agencies have been jointly undertaking training as First Response Emergency Care (FREC) instructors. Officers from the Airport Fire and Rescue Service, Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service and HM Prison Service, as well as volunteers from St John Ambulance, covered a wide spectrum of medical…

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OS 35 – Boom around vessel redeployed – 756/2022

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The Captain of the Port updated the Recovery Coordination Group, chaired by Minister for the Port Vijay Daryanani, on the situation regarding the OS 35 after the swells experienced over the weekend.   BOOM REDEPLOYED The part of the boom that was removed before the weekend has been repaired and…

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Urban Renewal already underway – 755/2022

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The Government agrees with Action for Housing on the need to refurbish, restore and regenerate the Upper Town. This process has already commenced with tenders issued for individual buildings and for large areas like the old Police Barracks which have vastly improved the quality of the living environment in that…

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Minister sent best wishes to National Teams competing away f...

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Both the Gibraltar Pool Association and the Gibraltar Netball Association will be involved in international competition during the coming week.  A representative squad from the Gibraltar Pool Association left late last week to compete in the World Blackball Championships being held in Albi, France.  They will be up against the…

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HMGoG committed to making Gibraltar Dementia Friendly –...

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Earlier today, the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister, alongside cabinet colleagues met with the Chairperson of the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society Daphne Alcantara. This follows a Dementia Friends session held at No.6 Convent Place last month. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo KC MP, said: “I was…

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UK Europe Minister in Gibraltar – 752/2022

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The UK Minister for Europe Leo Docherty MP arrived in Gibraltar this afternoon.He was shown around the airport and the air terminal by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, who explained the operation of potential Gibraltar and Schengen border controls on site. The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia then took…

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