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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‘Gibraltar Our Sacred Earth, Our Sense of Place’ now at ...

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The art exhibition ‘Gibraltar Our Sacred Earth, Our Sense of Place’, which was launched in London in September is now on show at the GEMA Gallery on Montagu Bastion. The exhibition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture showcases the work of nine Gibraltarian artists…

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Technical Notice – Information with respect to minors...

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Technical Notice Information with respect to minors crossing the border Minors crossing the border The Spanish authorities have advised the Gibraltar authorities that, as from Wednesday 12 October 2022, new controls will be coming into place at the border affecting the crossing of minors. The information contained in this Technical…

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Autumn Classical Concert – 746/2022

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Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), in conjunction with the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society and on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the details for this year’s Classical Concert, part of GCS’ Autumn Programme. The concert will be held on Wednesday 19th October 2022 at St Michael’s Cave at…

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Every Child Needs a Home: Fostering Information Evening R...

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The Care Agency are continuing their ‘Every Child Needs a Home’ campaign, focused on finding placements for children who can’t live at home or with their extended family. In recent years, the need for fostering has increased in Gibraltar. The Care Agency are holding a free information evening for anyone…

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Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP)...

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Following the initial Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP) training received in 2019, Gibraltar JESIP trainers received refresher training earlier this week. JESIP is a UK-wide programme launched by the UK Home Office in 2012 with the aim of helping responders save more lives through effective joint working at all…

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Minister for Europe to visit Gibraltar tomorrow – 743/...

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The Minister for Europe, the Hon Leo Docherty MP will be arriving in Gibraltar tomorrow on a working visit and will discuss, in detail, all issues relating to the ongoing EU negotiations with the Chief Minister, the Deputy Chief Minister and the Attorney General. He will also be meeting the…

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HMGoG worked closely with UK Foreign Secretary ahead of meet...

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The Foreign Secretary James Cleverly met Spanish Foreign Minister Albares over the weekendduring a session of the annual tertulias in Oxford. The Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister worked closely with the Foreign Secretary and his team in the preparation for the Gibraltar aspects of the meeting with Spanish…

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OS 35 Update – Boom removed for repairs – 741/2022

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The Captain of the Port has briefed the Recovery Coordination Group, chaired by Minister for the Port Vijay Daryanani, on the current situation regarding the OS 35.   BOOM REQUIRES REPAIR The Captain of the Port has confirmed that the boom that surrounds the vessel has been damaged by unexpected…

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Updated OFT guidance for High Value Goods Dealers and Art Ma...

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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT), as the appointed Supervisory Authority for High Value Good Dealers and Art Market Participants under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2015 (POCA), has updated its anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism guidance for High Value Goods Dealers (HVGDs). The revised document contains…

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Introduction to Youth Work Training certificate presentation...

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Twelve successful candidates have recently completed an ‘Introduction to Youth Work Skills’ training.  This voluntary training is designed and delivered by the Gibraltar Youth Service senior team.                                                                                                                    Last week the Minister for Youth, the Hon Steven Linares presented certificates to all successful participants that had completed the training. This cohort…

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CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASS...

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Mr Chair, It is an honour to address you. I am here as the directly elected political representative of the people of Gibraltar. Because the People of Gibraltar undoubtedly enjoy the inalienable right of self-determination under international law.[1] And in accordance with international law and your obligations to the People…

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OS 35 Weekend Update – Tuesday 4th October 2022 – 73...

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This afternoon the Captain of the Port briefed the Recovery Coordination Group, chaired by the Minister for the Port Vijay Daryanani, on the latest developments over the weekend regarding the OS 35. SITUATION STABLE The situation throughout the weekend has remained stable with only some very light sheening occurring. The…

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OS 35 Weekend Update – Monday 4th October 2022 – 735...

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This afternoon the Captain of the Port briefed the Recovery Coordination Group, chaired by the Minister for the Port Vijay Daryanani, on the latest developments over the weekend regarding the OS 35. SITUATION STABLE The situation throughout the weekend has remained stable with only some very light sheening occurring. The…

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