Printed Copies of Unlock The Rock – 348/2020

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has today started to deliver printed copies of the Unlock the Rock plan to Gibraltar’s elderly residents in Albert Risso House, Bishop Canilla House, Charles Bruzon House and Seamaster Lodge.  In addition, HMGoG is making printed copies of Unlock the Rock available at all other…

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Reopening Cultural Galleries & John Mackintosh Hall R...

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In keeping with Unlocking the Rock, Gibraltar Cultural Services can confirm that Gibraltar’s cultural galleries and the John Mackintosh Hall will reopen as from Tuesday 26th May 2020. The Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery and the Fine Arts Gallery will reopen Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm. The GEMA…

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Extra Cultural Activities – Expression of Interest –...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and GAMPA (the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts), are considering arranging a number of activities for primary school children in years 3, 4 and 5 who will not be able to attend school until September.  This therefore would not include children in years 2…

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Virtual Museum Open Day a Success – 344/2020

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The first Gibraltar National Museum Virtual Open Day has been a success. It has become normal practice to release the figures of numbers of visitors to the open day. On this occasion it is the figures of visits to the Facebook site which give an indication of interest. Items were…

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Technical Calls: Cruise Liners – The World, Seven Seas Exp...

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Cruise Liners ‘The World’, ‘Seven Seas Explorer’ and ‘Celebrity Infinity’ are planning to carry out technical calls at Gibraltar on the 19th and 20th May 2020.  The Cruise liner ‘The World’ will be berthing alongside for bunkers and provisions, whilst the ‘Seven Seas Explorer’ will be anchoring.  Both of these…

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Gibraltar Tourist Board Engages with UK Travel Trade in seri...

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The Gibraltar Tourist Board (GTB) has taken an opportunity to talk to members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) hosting a virtual destination product seminar. The presentation was given by Nicky Guerrero, Chief Executive of the GTB along with the GTB’s team in London, describing key aspects of…

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Minister for Transport and Traffic meets the Transport Advis...

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  The Minister for Transport and Traffic has this morning met with the Transport Advisory Committee to consult the members of the forum on the recently announced road closures. The meeting with the committee members was to discuss extensively the upcoming closures and restrictions that will come into operation as…

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CovidFit Self-Care – 336/2020

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Public Health Gibraltar prepares to launch its second campaign under the CovidFit umbrella, focusing on self-care. Using the catch phrase Self-care: How. When. Where, this campaign will draw on key points to consider whilst in isolation such as knowing what you can do for yourself when you feel unwell and…

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International Museum Day – 337/2020

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This year’s International Museum Day (18th May), co-ordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), will run with the theme “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”. International Museum Day 2020 aims at becoming a rallying point to both celebrate the diversity of perspectives that make up the communities and personnel…

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CovidFit Self-Care – 366/2020

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Public Health Gibraltar prepares to launch its second campaign under the CovidFit umbrella, focusing on self-care. Using the catch phrase Self-care: How. When. Where, this campaign will draw on key points to consider whilst in isolation such as knowing what you can do for yourself when you feel unwell and…

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Gibraltar restates travel restrictions – 335/2020

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Travel to Gibraltar continues to be restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, and in order to mitigate the risk of infection, travel to Gibraltar by land, sea and air is restricted. Restrictions for those travelling by air into Gibraltar have been invoked and, unless passengers comply with the…

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CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 9 – 331/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 18th May 2020.    Monday 18th May 2020   10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 11am Band Bob and the Boys – Stand by me 12noon GibTalks…

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Donation from Turicum Private Bank – 330/2020

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The Department of Education has received a generous donation of 25 iPads from Turicum Private Bank. The iPads are being deployed by the Department of Education as part of its home learning provision on a loan basis to those families which have been identified by schools as requiring additional support….

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Commemorating the work of nurses, nationally and internation...

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International Nurses’ Day 2020 celebrates the work of nurses globally, and also commemorates the life of Florence Nightingale, marking the bicentenary of her birth. For the first time ever, 2020 has been declared the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife by the World Health Organization. Indeed, 2020 has…

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Minister for Transport and Traffic invite Comments and Publi...

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The Minister for Transport and Traffic, the Hon Vijay Daryanani, invites residents and businesses who ordinarily require access to the areas of Line Wall Road, Cornwall’s Lane, Engineers Lane, City Mill Lane and Governor’s Street, to provide comments and feedback in respect of the recently announced key Pilot Scheme that…

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How the Gibraltar Youth Service and their service users have...

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The Gibraltar Youth Service has had to adapt rapidly its services and activities for young peo-ple by delivering virtual online youth work sessions through Zoom.These sessions, which commenced when the lockdown was announced, are becoming increas-ingly popular amongst the young people enabling them to stay connected with their leaders and…

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Befriending Service Connects the Community – 325/2020

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  The Covid-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Team have worked throughout the current crisis to provide essential advice and support to those who need it. Through their work they began to engage with members of the community who are over 60, a significant number of whom have reported feeling lonely,…

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Repatriation Operation Brings British Citizens Back from Mor...

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In a long-planned operation, twenty-three British nationals have been repatriated from Morocco back to their homes in Gibraltar after being brought across the Strait in the RGP launch Sir Adrian Johns and the Port Authority launch, Admiral Rooke 11. A further three UK citizens are also being brought to Gibraltar…

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Relaxation of lockdown measures – 321/2020

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The Government has further relaxed the lockdown regulations relating to people under the age of 70. When the lockdown was commenced initially, it was important to limit to number of people out and about in the exemptions to the lockdown and for the purposes of exercise, walking a dog, using…

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New BEAT COVID Measures Announced – 319/2020

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Self-help BEAT COVID MEASURES in the Excluded Sector – Part time BEAT COVID MEASURES in the Included Sector Following on from the Chief Minister’s press conference of May the 4th, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has now published an amendment to the Appropriation (Business Employee Assistance Terms COVID-19) Regulations 2020…

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COVID-19 Measures – Shop Responsibly – 317/2020

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The office of Civil Contingencies in partnership with the RGP, will be informing the public of the need to shop responsibly by shopping alone and keeping to a safe distance as required by the lockdown regulations with a public notice campaign. Banners and signs will be erected today at Main…

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Gibraltar Sports Advisory Council Virtual meeting – 31...

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The Minister for Sports, the Hon Steven Linares together with GSLA’s CEO, Mr Reagan Lima held a virtual meeting with the Gibraltar Sports Advisory Council (GSAC) earlier this morning, the first since the commencement of lockdown in Gibraltar and the closure of all sporting facilities. The purpose of the meeting…

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Pilot Closure of Line Wall Road – 315/2020

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is confounded with the lack of acknowledgement and ignorance shown by the GSD following their statement on the recently announced Pilot Road closures. The Chief Minister explained during his Press Conference of the 4th May that as part of the Unlock the Rock strategy, Line…

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