GP APPOINTMENTS AT THE PRIMARY CARE CENTRE – 594/2020

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The GHA wishes to clarify any misunderstanding that PCC is closed to the public or that all staff are not at work.  The GHA wishes to use this opportunity to explain how the GP appointment system is continuing to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are two main ways of…

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Gallery Content for Young People – 591/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is continuously engaging with the community and placing great importance on education, particularly for children, and is in this way working on making the Art Galleries more interactive and a place which young people can enjoy further. To this end,…

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Cultural Awards – Public Voting – 590/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the public voting for the 2020 Cultural Awards will commence on Friday 4th September 2020. The telephone numbers have been facilitated with the support of Gibtelecom, with all monies raised donated to the GBC Open…

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Cultural Awards – Public Voting

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the public voting for the 2020 Cultural Awards will commence on Friday 4th September 2020. The telephone numbers have been facilitated with the support of Gibtelecom, with all monies raised donated to the GBC Open…

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Government Disappointed by GSD Comments Over Management of P...

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As the Government has reiterated on many occasions, the level of transparency and supervision, which exists today, is without precedent in Gibraltar, certainly far deeper, and more widespread than ever before. All Government tenders are awarded by an independent board of civil servants, which includes experts when the subject of…

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HM Customs Marine Section Seize Rhib – 586/2020

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In the early hours of this morning, officers of HM Customs Marine Section received a call from COS Algeciras that a suspect rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) was approaching the northern end of Eastern Beach with approximately 10 persons on-board. HMC Seeker was deployed and on arrival met with the Guardia…

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Public Health Gibraltar Statement on Discrepancy in Test Res...

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GHA Public Health University Lab (PHUL) results returned negative on the screening tests performed on the same working day on all players. Public Health Gibraltar understands results from Kosovo on all players before they left for Gibraltar and on return were also negative. As part of internal quality assurance Public…

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HM Customs Seize 300 Cartons of Cigarettes in a Vehicle R...

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HM Customs Enforcement Unit have seized one vehicle with 300 cartons of cigarettes. The incident took place last night at approximately 02:00 hrs., when HM Customs Enforcement Units were patrolling the area of Devils Tower Road. A vehicle was spotted coming out of the area of Halifax Road, where officers…

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New Health Minister Visits Primary Care Centre – 587/2...

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Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento, today visited the Primary Care Centre where she met Heads of Department and senior officials. After her visit she said; “I have made this the first GHA department that I have visited in order to understand its systems. “I am delighted that last…

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Minister Cortes Visits Children’s Book Club – 582/20...

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Minister for Education and Culture Prof John Cortes yesterday visited the Book Club run through the summer by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture.  He took the opportunity to view the books recently acquired to enhance the Library’s collection. The Minister spoke to the children who…

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Marine Strategy Framework Directive: Updated Environmental A...

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The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage (DESCCH) has recently published an Environmental Assessment Update for British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) in line with the requirements of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. The Assessment focuses on a wide range of issues that are relevant to our coastal…

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Chief Minister Continues Brexit Preparations – 580/202...

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  The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, travelled to London this afternoon for talks with the UK Government in preparation for the next round of Brexit negotiations, due to take place in September. The Attorney General Michael Llamas and Financial Secretary Albert Mena form part of the…

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Mobile Swabbing Stations – 579/2020

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Public Health Gibraltar and the GHA wish to notify the public that the Mobile Swabbing Stations will be closed tomorrow Friday and Saturday.   This is because the focus will move to testing Teachers, Learning Support Assistants, school domestics, and lunch time attendants in preparation for the opening of schools. They will also…

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A Happy End for Stay and Play Programme 2020 – 578/202...

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  In what has been a summer of uncertainty the GSLA’s Stay and Play Programme has provided some semblance of normality for the children who have attended over the last six weeks or so.  The programme that finished yesterday has been undertaken using an adapted methodology that had to consider…

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August Holiday Weekend – Coronavirus Advice – 576/20...

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In Gibraltar, as in many other places, there has been a recent increase in the number of people testing positive for Covid-19.  It is therefore worth repeating the following important advice, especially before the forthcoming holiday weekend: If you have any of the main Covid symptoms (a new sore throat,…

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Guidelines for the Return to School September 2020 – 5...

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The Department of Education has today published its guidance on the opening of schools in September 2020. The guidance document is a live document which will be dynamic in nature. Updates and amendments will be made as and when required according to the latest Public Health advice pertinent to our…

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A Quieter and Safer National Day – 575/2020

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Plans for the 2020 National Day celebrations have been revised in light of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases on the Rock. Whilst the initial plans for National Day 2020 were outlined at a time when Gibraltar was experiencing very low spread of COVID-19, the advice from Public Health professionals…

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Danger to Bathers at Catalan Bay – 574-2020

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The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage (DESCCH) would like to advise bathers at Catalan Bay to exercise caution when bathing in the immediate vicinity of the rock known as ‘La Mamela’. This follows reports of sudden drops in depth caused by natural sand movements in the…

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Gibraltar-based INX Limited Becomes the First SEC-cleared Se...

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Gibraltar –  August 2020 – HM Government of Gibraltar has today welcomed the news that Gibraltar-domiciled company INX has become the first security token IPO cleared by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Established in 2017, INX’s mission is to accelerate the proliferation of regulated digital asset opportunities to…

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Government Notes Latest GSD Statement – 572/2020

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The Government notes the statement from the GSD this evening in which it states that ‘unlike the GSD’ the GSLP Liberals put up all its candidates at the last election as potential ministers. This is a remarkable revelation. The Government, on behalf of the People of Gibraltar hereby formally asks…

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GSD and Together Gibraltar Shortsighted Remarks Ignore Gibra...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the shortsighted and extraordinarily ungenerous responses from the GSD and Together Gibraltar to the honesty of Mr Gilbert Licudi’s statement yesterday on his resignation from Ministerial Office. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said: “I am disappointed in my Parliamentary colleagues…

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Start of the Academic Year 2020/2021 – 568/2020

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The 2020/2021 academic year will commence on Tuesday 1st September 2020 for all staff and on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 for pupils in HMGoG schools.  Many of our pupils will be returning to school for the first time since they were closed in March as a result of the COVID-19…

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Start of the Academic Year 2020/2021

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The 2020/2021 academic year will commence on Tuesday 1st September 2020 for all staff and on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 for pupils in HMGoG schools.  Many of our pupils will be returning to school for the first time since they were closed in March as a result of the COVID-19…

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Civil Contingencies donate 20 lip-reading masks to school in...

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The Office of Civil Contingencies have today donated 20 face masks with transparent coverings in order to support pupils and staff of the Centre Sinwane, an institution for the deaf and hard of hearing, in Tangier, Morocco. The face coverings were received by the Ambassador for Strait of Gibraltar Association…

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