Rooke Coronavirus Drive-Thru – 211/2020

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A new drive-through Coronavirus Testing Centre has been opened by the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) at Rooke on Queensway. This is to help protect the health of our community during the COVID-19 outbreak and will be accessible to those with an appointment, after making contact with the COVID GHA team….

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Coronavirus – Inflated prices – 209/2020

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As part of its consumer protection responsibilities the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is monitoring the prices of certain goods for which there has been an elevated demand since the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis. While the OFT notes the positive response from many businesses working hard within our community…

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Cultural Online Programming & More Donation of Books ...

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As previously announced Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA are working together on various cultural initiatives that will support the community in terms of entertainment, education and information. As from Monday 23rd March, as part of a daytime service, will be providing an online programming of shows, performances and other educational…

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Department of the Environment continues to investigate marin...

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The Gibraltar Parliament unanimously declared a climate emergency in March 2019. Echoing the Paris Agreement’s priority to limit global warming to 1.5˚C, Gibraltar’s climate emergency declares ambitious targets that include a pledge to make Gibraltar carbon neutral by 2030. In keeping with this requirement, the Department of the Environment, Sustainability,…

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School Service to Change Radically as from Monday – 20...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the decision announced this evening by the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Education to close schools in the United Kingdom. Additionally, and as a result, the UK examination bodies have determined that they should cancel all GCSE and A-Level examinations for…

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Street Cleaning Campaigns –on-street and Residential Parki...

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HM GoG would like to advise members of the general public and residents that periodic street cleaning campaigns will continue as scheduled. This is all the more relevant in the light of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Motor vehicle owners and residents are nonetheless kindly reminded to respect parking signs and…

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Further Information on Closed Public Counters – 202/20...

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Measures to increase social distancing and delay the spread of COVID-19, in line with the advice provided by Public Health professionals, are being adopted throughout Government. Nonetheless, services to the public will continue. The Income Tax Office Public counters at the Income Tax Office will be closed with immediate effect…

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Chief Minister’s Script notes for COVID-19 Press Confe...

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Good afternoon Today is the first of the daily press conferences which I announced last night that the Government will offer on the developing COVID-19 PANDEMIC Today I am joined by the Acting Medical Director, KRISH RAWAL Different post holders will be addressing you on different days. As the PANDEMIC…

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Department of Social Security – Covid-19 – 200/...

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The Department of Social Security advises the public that as part of HM Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak arrangements for Social Assistance payments due this Thursday 19th March 2020 will be paid on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th March 2020 in a scheduled manner and in a controlled way….

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Government review London and Brussels offices under virus th...

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The Government has taken the decision to temporarily close Gibraltar House in London in the face of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Gibraltar House in Brussels will remain open for the time being.  The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia yesterday spoke to both the Director of the London office Dominique…

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Cultural Events – 197/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, and based on Government advice and recommendations from the Director of Public Health, con confirm as follows: All Cultural public events which require social gatherings are cancelled until the end of May. All events scheduled for June 2020 and thereafter, will…

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Picardo: “Frontier Restrictions Are Proportional, Not Poli...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the statement from the Spanish Minister of the Interior, Snr Fernando Grande-Marlaska, in relation to the re-introduction of controls at Spain’s frontiers. The Spanish State of Emergency will result in frontier crossing being permitted only for those who are returning residents of Spain, cross…

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Government sets up a co-ordinating centre for anyone wishing...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has been overwhelmed with the number of people who are coming forward to volunteer their assistance during this time.  In order to be able to co-ordinate this support, the Government’s office for Civil Contingencies has set up a unit specifically to deal with this. Individuals…

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Nursing Response to COVID-19 – 192/2020

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As part of the GHA’s continuing plans to address the COVID-19 challenges that lie ahead, the Director of Nursing and the Gibraltar Ambulance Service, Ms Sandra Gracia, together with Professor Ian Peate, the Head of the School of Health Studies, have introduced an intensive six-day training course for 35 members…

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New Criteria for Self-Isolation – 191/2020

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The Director for Public Health has advised new criteria for self-isolation. If you have any of the following symptoms, you should immediately go home and self-isolate for 10 days. Please call 111 as soon as you can to tell us about your symptoms and a dedicated infection control practitioner will…

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Junta President Confirms that he has NOT Called for Frontier...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the headlines appearing in regional online reporting outlets that suggest that the President of the Junta de Andalusia, Snr Juan Manuel Moreno Bonilla has called for the closure of the frontier between Gibraltar and Spain. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP,…

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2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival Postponed – 187/2020

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Gibraltar Cultural Services will be postponing the Gibraltar Drama Festival. The event was scheduled to take place as from tomorrow, Monday 16th March to Friday 20th March 2020. The GODA Adjudicator has at short notice decided not to travel due to COVID uncertainties. Therefore, GCS in…

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Gibraltar National Museum and Europa Advance Battery Observa...

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As part of H. M. Government of Gibraltar’s measures to control the spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19, the public areas at the Gibraltar National Museum and the Gorham’s Cave Complex Observation Platform at Europa Advance Battery will be closed with immediate effect. All other public functions, such as guided tours…

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Gibraltar Bus Company Bus Services – 185/2020

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In view of the developing situation with COVID-19 HM Government of Gibraltar will temporarily suspend all normal route bus services provided by the Gibraltar Bus Company as from Monday 16th March 2020. The Gibraltar Bus Company will only operate a dedicated school service for children as follows:   Morning School…

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the detail...

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Further to the Chief Minister’s statement last night, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the terms of Decree of today’s date issued by the Spanish Government, declaring and setting out in detail the terms of the State of Emergency which will apply in Spain from midnight on Monday the 16th…

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Restaurants To Close Completely On The Advice Of Public Heal...

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The Cabinet has decided, on the advice of the Director of Public Health and the acting Medical Director of the Gibraltar Health Authority, that all catering establishments (other than in hotels) should shut completely to the public as from Monday. Hotel catering establishments will be available only to hotel guests. …

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Gibraltar Ambulance Service Surge Management Plan – 18...

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In preparation for a surge on 190 calls requesting Emergency Ambulances during a COVID-19 crisis the Gibraltar Ambulance Service (GAS) will implement its Surge Management Plan. The purpose of this plan is to ensure that at times when an Emergency Ambulance is unable to meet operational demand or it is…

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