MoU Committees meet in Gibraltar – 446/2020

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It will be recalled that the Memoranda of Understanding agreed in 2018 established a number of Committees in which Gibraltar, the United Kingdom and Spain would be represented. The subject matter for discussion was Police and Customs Cooperation, the Environment and Citizens’ Rights under the Withdrawal Agreement concluded between the…

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Gibraltar Sustainability Awards – 445/2020

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The Gibraltar Sustainability Awards open on the 8th July. The Awards provide recognition of sustainability best practice in Gibraltar and reward the sustainability journey of individuals; clubs and associations; school, community, sports and faith groups; NGOs and charities; government agencies; authorities and departments; professional groups, business and commercial enterprises. In…

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Cultural Development Summer Programme – 444/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will be coordinating a cultural development summer programme dedicated to young people. This follows from the very successful cultural activities held at the John Mackintosh Hall for children not attending school in Years 3, 4 and 5. The activities offered…

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Opposition have jumped the gun on Queen’s Cinema site R...

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Opposition have jumped the gun on Queen’s Cinema site The Opposition statement on the Queen’s Cinema and the Queen’s Hotel site is both misleading and inaccurate. It jumps to the wrong conclusions and displays complete ignorance as to how the Expressions of Interest process actually works. The fact is that…

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Housing Department’s Reporting Office changes – 440/...

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The Housing Department would like to inform its tenants that with immediate effect, the Reporting Office has been transferred and will be managed by the Housing Works Agency from their offices at Unit 12, 45 North Mole Road .  The Reporting Office contact details remain unchanged;  Tel: 20048440 / 20048441,…

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Additional Trial Bus Routes – 441/2020

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The Government has today announced the launch of a trial of new bus routes in Gibraltar, which will commence on Monday 6th July and run through till mid-September. The key features of this trial are as follows: All new trial services will be provided IN ADDITION to the full current…

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Chief Minister briefs UK Parliamentarians – 439/2020

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This morning, the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister attended a virtual briefing with members of the All Party Gibraltar Group in the UK Parliament. The briefing included Members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords with group chairman Sir Bob Neil MP. The wide spectrum…

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Clarification of 10% Import Duty on Personal Imports –...

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 Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar recently announced a measure whereby a 10% import duty would be levied on personal imports for the third quarter. This measure is aimed to encourage the ‘BUY LOCAL’ campaign.  Clearly this should not detract from the importation of necessary items where this import duty would…

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Line Wall Road and New Montagu Park Beautification concepts ...

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The Government has today published concept media relating to its vision for the improvements to Line Wall Road and the area of Chatham Counterguard, Montagu Curtain and Fish Market Lane. The plans offer a glimpse into the many significant improvements and benefits the Government is working to deliver in connection…

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Temporary Counter for Driver Vehicle & Licensing Departm...

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As from Monday 13th July, the Driving, Vehicle and Licensing Department will be operating a temporary counter at the Royal Gibraltar Post Office in 104 Main Street to serve members of the public that require personal assistance. Printed application forms will be available to collect at the Main Street Post…

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Free parking for residents in Midtown for 3 hours – 43...

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Following consultation on the use of Midtown Coach and Car Park, HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce the introduction of 3 hours free parking to existing Gibraltarian ID Card holders. This time frame will allow users to use the facility to visit family, friends and elderly relatives nearby…

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Portraits of Our Frontline Workers – 433/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, in collaboration with the Fine Arts Association have worked together on a cultural initiative encouraging Gibraltarian artists to paint or draw portraits of our frontline heroes for free. The project was established as part of GCS cultural development drive whilst…

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International Chamber of Shipping – 432/2020

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Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many crew changes around the world were restricted and in many cases stopped altogether. The shipping industry has been an integral part keeping all industries running during this time of crisis but now faces problems of its own, trying to relieve ship personnel who…

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NEW DUTIES FOR Q3 – 431/2020

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has today announced the import duties that will apply in the next quarter.   In the past quarter, all duties have been reduced to zero other than in certain key areas.  For the next quarter, the position was addressed in Parliament by the Chief Minister last…

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Sir David visits Minister Daryanani – 430/2020

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His Excellency the Governor Sir David Steel visited Minister Daryanani at the offices of the Ministry for Business, Tourism and Transport today. Minister Daryanani showed Sir David the Government’s plans for Line Wall Road and Chatham Counterguard.  The Minister also shared his ideas on Business and Tourism with Sir David…

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Gibraltar National Trails – 428/2020

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The Government has today published a Command Paper for a Bill for an Act to set up the Gibraltar National Trails.  This is a Manifesto commitment which sets out to encourage walking and protect rights of way into the future. The National Trails cover many of the popular routes for…

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Collision at Sea – 427/2020

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In the early hours of this morning at approximately 03:30, the GPA’s Vessel Traffic Services (VTS)  centre received a call from vessel Stena Drillmax, anchored at the Eastern Anchorage, informing that a small sailing boat had collided with her in heavy fog. Immediate contact was made with the sailing boat…

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New Guidance Notes Issued to Counter Proliferation Financing...

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The Gibraltar Financial Intelligence Unit (GFIU) and the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) have recently published a guidance document on Counter Proliferation Financing to further strengthen industry’s understanding of its international and domestic obligations. This has been done as part of the Moneyval Recommended Actions after the publication of Gibraltar’s…

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Tobacco Prices – 423/2020

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has today gazetted Legal Notice 235 in line with the Gibraltar Government’s unilateral commitment to reach a 32% differential on tobacco prices with Spain. The Government has also taken further steps in the last week towards complying with its obligations under the Gibraltar Protocol to…

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Applications For ID Cards and Passports – 422/2020

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Members of the public are reminded that, whilst counters at the Civil Status and Registration Office are closed, systems are in place to make it possible to apply for Identity and Civilian Registration cards.  Application forms are available on the Civil Status and Registration Office portal at www.gibraltar.gov.gi and from…

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Governor is Briefed by Minister Isola – 421/2020

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His Excellency the Governor Sir David Steel visited Minister Albert Isola at the offices of the Ministry for Digital and Financial Services earlier this week. Minister Isola briefed Sir David on all aspects of Gibraltar’s important Financial Services and Gaming Industries including the impact of Covid 19 on these sectors….

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Repairs to Skywalk – 419/2020

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In order for repairs to the glass platform to be carried out, Skywalk will be closed to the public from Monday 29 June until 8 July. Douglas Path will also be closed during this time. The public may see preparatory works being undertaken later this week but no closures are…

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Repairs to Skywalk – 319/2020

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In order for repairs to the glass platform to be carried out, Skywalk will be closed to the public from Monday 29 June until 8 July. Douglas Path will also be closed during this time. The public may see preparatory works being undertaken later this week but no closures are…

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