ERS welcomes visitors next week under strict conditions R...

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Elderly Residential Services are delighted to confirm that, following Public Health advice, visits to the residents in all ERS sites will be resumed as from Tuesday 16th March 2021. ERS has been working towards a safe visiting procedure together with the GHA including the GHA’s Director of Public Health with…

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Futures Forward Academy Launched – 211-2021

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The official launch of the Futures Forward Academy, an initiative  Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations, will take place on Thursday 11th of March at 4pm.  It will be a virtual event and will be preceded with talk by Juan Verde on “The Biden Administration: Climate…

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Earth Hour 2021: Gibraltar in a New Light – 210/2021

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Saturday 27th of March marks the celebration of Earth Hour 2021. Over the years, to mark the campaign, lights have been switched off at the Moorish Castle and the North Face, in support of action for climate change and sustainable development. Amidst the current global circumstances this year, the Office…

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Minister Sacramento meets with Commissioner of Police & ...

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Minister for Justice, Samantha Sacramento MP today, to mark International Women’s Day, visited the Royal Gibraltar Police headquarters at New Mole House and met with Commissioner of Police, Richard Ullger and Chairperson of the RGP Women in Policing, Sgt Patricia Gonzalez to discuss the RGP’s establishment of the Women in…

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GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2021 – SPRING VISUAL ARTS CO...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will hold a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May and June 2021 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival.    The competition will once again see the categories for painting, sculpture, photography and video.   The Visual Arts competition is…

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The Women of Operation Freedom – 206/2021

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Gibraltar’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, affectionally known as Operation Freedom, has been praised as much for the clear care and dedication of its staff as for its speed and efficiency. On International Women’s Day, we recognise the crucial senior roles that women have held in all aspects of the programme, administratively,…

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International Women’s Day 2021 – 205/2021

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To mark this year’s International Women’s Day and in-keeping with the United Nations theme, ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a Covid-19 World,’ HM Government of Gibraltar is celebrating and highlighting the crucial role of women in Health and Care during the Covid crisis. Globally, women comprise over 75% of the health and care workforce, making them indispensable…

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Government to restructure Gibraltar Tourist Board – 20...

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In assessing the impact and lasting consequences for the tourism industry from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has taken the view that, as we emerge from a very difficult year for the leisure sector, it is essential to embark on a fresh drive to rebuild this…

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‘Gibraltar and Commonwealth closer than ever’ says Deput...

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Today Monday 8th March 2021 is Commonwealth Day.  This year Commonwealth Day is centered around the theme ‘delivering a common future’ between all 54 member countries and the wider number of territories of the Commonwealth. For the second time since 1973, Gibraltar celebrates Commonwealth Day from outside the European Union….

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 203/2021

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HMGoG is saddened to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 93. The deceased was a man aged 75-80 years old, who had underlying health conditions. He died today of multi-organ failure as a result of…

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AM GHENT Prosecution – 202/2021

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Gibraltar Port Authority has observed with satisfaction the successful prosecution of the AM GHENT for the recent oil spill which occurred in BGTW. It must be noted that £20,000 fine set by the Magistrate today is in addition to the payment of £1.5 million pound security bond by the vessel…

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Don’t let down your guard this weekend – 199/2021

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The Government urges residents of Gibraltar to continue to follow Public Health advice and not let down their guard this weekend, the first since catering establishments re-opened on 1st March. Catering establishments must follow strict guidelines. Staff must be double-masked, social distance must be maintained and there are restrictions on…

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Writing Initiative for Young Authors – Cultural Develo...

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A writing initiative to nurture young authors has been devised by Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, for people aged 14 to 25 years. The successful applicants will be given the opportunity to work alongside some of Gibraltar’s established authors and others experienced in literature…

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ISARIC Research – 194/2021

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Have you been infected with COVID-19? Whether you had severe, moderate or mild symptoms, or no symptoms at all, we would like to find out about your current health state. The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) is conducting research on long COVID – the mid and long term health effects from…

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Chief Minister congratulates Minister Linares – 193/20...

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The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has congratulated the Minister for Housing Youth and Sport Steven Linares MP on being chosen to Chair the Climate Justice Committee of Liberal International. “It is very pertinent that this should have come after the election of this Government on a mandate for a Green…

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GHA resumes Breast Screening Programme as patients are welco...

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The GHA, having now stepped down from its major incident posture has began to resume regular clinical activity. The GHA’s breast screening programme has already restarted this week and will ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible. The GHA’s breast screening team have began to offer rescheduled appointments…

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Westside School launch ‘Writer of the Week’ book –...

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Westside School’s English Department have today launched a ‘Writer of the Week’ book to coincide with World Book Day 2021. The book is a collection of Westside School students’ writing over two academic years. These students were nominated by their English Teachers as ‘Writers of the Week’ and the pieces…

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CLASSICAL CONCERT – 189/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to present a Classical Concert organised by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society, in March 2021 as part of its cultural programme.  The concert was originally scheduled for the 7thJanuary 2021 as the New Year’s Classical Concert, which was regrettably…

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Government of Gibraltar Strengthens Ties with Global Blockch...

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The Hon Albert Isola MP named GBBC 2021 Ambassador, as Gibraltar features in annual report and speaks at Virtual Members Summit EMEA event Gibraltar – 4th March 2021 – H.M Government of Gibraltar has today announced that The Hon Albert Isola, Minister for Digital and Financial Services, has been appointed a 2021 Ambassador…

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Government advice on travel by air to Spain – 187/2021

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar would like to remind all British Passport holders that, at present, due to COVID-19 restrictions in Spain it is not possible to travel by air into the country unless you can prove you are a resident in Spain. British Citizens should note that these restrictions…

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Minister at opening of Overseas Territories’ Environment C...

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Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change, the Hon Prof John Cortes gave a keynote address at the opening session of a conference on the Environment in the UK Overseas Territories (OTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs) on Tuesday, following the formal opening by Lord Zac Goldsmith, UK Minister of State…

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Positive cases in schools Monday 22nd February to Sunday 28t...

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Since the reopening of schools on Monday 22nd February, there has only been one positive case of COVID-19 identified in government educational settings.  The positive case of COVID-19 was identified in Bayside School. The Contact Tracing team liaised with school staff and the Department of Education and have conducted interviews…

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BEING WITH TREES EXHIBITION – 183/2021

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A major landmark exhibition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture was opened today by The Minister for Culture, the Hon Prof John Cortes MP. This exhibition showcases around 100 works from over 40 artists. These form part of the internationally acclaimed group of artists…

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