HMGoG Updates Coronavirus List of At-Risk Countries – ...

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On 11th February, the Government issued regulations under the Civil Contingencies Act to deal with the threat to Gibraltar from COVID-19. The regulations imposed a legal duty for travellers arriving in Gibraltar within two weeks of travel to an at-risk country to report to authorities on arrival. Today, the Government…

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Government ramps up Coronavirus Preparedness Planning –...

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The Government’s Coronavirus Co-ordinating Group continues to take active measures to prepare for and protect Gibraltar from the spread of the virus. In weekly meetings, representatives from Government departments and emergency services have taken the advice of public health professionals in working to prevent the spread of the virus to…

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STTPP – New Pay & Display Parking Scheme at Harbour Vi...

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The Ministry of Business, Tourism and Transport is pleased to announce as part of Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP) that as from Thursday 27 February 2020, three new Pay & Display parking zones will become operational on Harbour Views Road and Europort Roundabout. These new areas will now…

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Guardian Angel Donation to Support Learning for Sustainable ...

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  An initiative that encourages young people to take social responsibility, look after their environment and give back to their community has received funding from the Guardian Angel Foundation.    The Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations has been supported by the Guardian Angel Foundation to promote…

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Fire Service Officers attend High Rise Incident Command Cour...

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A number of Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service recently completed a one week High Rise Incident Command Course at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Designed to provide Operational Officers with enhanced knowledge, skills and understanding of incidents involving “tall” buildings, this insightful and…

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World Book Day – 108/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is once again organising ‘World Book Day’ at the John Mackintosh Hall on Thursday 5th March 2020. This year’s theme is Aladdin, taken from the ‘One Thousand and One Nights/Arabian Nights’, a collection of stories which includes the adventures of…

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Improvements to John Mackintosh Hall – 106/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce improvements within the John Mackintosh Hall Complex as part of the cultural commitment to sustainability and recycling. Visitors to the John Mackintosh Hall will now find recycling bins for paper, plastic, cans and Tetra Brik in the main courtyard and on the first…

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Beautification of Governor’s Parade – 105/2020

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As part of its urban renewal programme, the Government is proceeding with the beautification of Governor’s Parade, popularly known as the ‘Piazella’. The works will include the replacing of the concrete benches, which will include some specifically designed to be accessible for wheelchairs users.  New flooring, lighting, trees and planters…

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Addison Global Licence suspended – 104/2020

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The Gambling Licensing Authority, on advice from the Gambling Commissioner, has today suspended the gambling operating licenses of Addison Global trading under the brand name Moplay. The Gambling Commissioner has been working with Company executives on restructuring proposals put forward by the shareholder of the Company, who at all times…

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Condolences on the Death of Fernando Moran – 103/2020

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The Chief Minister of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has today expressed condolences on its behalf, and on behalf of the People of Gibraltar, to the family of Fernando Moran, former Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Spain, who has passed away today. Snr Moran was known for being Foreign…

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Chief Minister Responds to GPLM & Confirms He Backs Yes ...

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The Chief Minister has today responded to the complaint of the Gibraltar Pro-Life Movement in respect of his comments on the referendum. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, said: “I have said in Parliament and during the recent General Election campaign that my view is that our abortion laws…

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Trees to be Relocated from School – 101/2020

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The Department of Environment, Heritage and Climate Change has been working over the past few months to ensure that the trees at the site of the former Westside School, which will be the site of Chatham Views housing, are either moved or replaced so that there is no net loss….

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HM Government of Gibraltar Hosts a Reception for Gibraltaria...

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Last Wednesday the Hon Albert Isola, hosted a reception for Gibraltarians working in London in the financial and professional services sectors. Some forty individuals attended the networking event representing sectors including accounting, insurance, asset management, banking and law. The Hon Vijay Daryanani, Minister for Commerce and Tourism who was in…

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Multi-Agency Exercise to test Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)...

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A multi-agency exercise is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 19th February. This will test Gibraltar’s preparedness for confirmed cases of COVID-19. This is purely for planning and readiness purposes and there will be no disruption to the public. The exercise will involve table-top strategic co-ordination, as well as a…

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Chief Minister Congratulates Startup Grind Gibraltar –...

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The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has written to Denise Matthews, the Chapter Director of Startup Grind Gibraltar, to congratulate her on the local group’s global achievements. Startup Grind Gibraltar has been recognised with four awards at the Global 2020 conference in San Fransisco’s Silicon Valley. This puts Gibraltar on the…

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Garcia calls for border fluidity for all in Brussels –...

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told the European Policy Centre in Brussels that border fluidity for all, for residents, tourists and workers, equals greater prosperity for all. Dr Garcia arrived in Brussels late on Sunday night for two days of meetings and engagements. He was speaking to…

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Chief Minister Congratulates Wendy Morton MP – 93/2020

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The Chief Minster, Fabian Picardo QC MP, has written to congratulate Wendy Morton MP on her appointment as Permanent Under Secretary of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development. The Chief Minister emphasised the excellent relationship enjoyed between HM Government of Gibraltar and previous…

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STATEMENT BY THE CHIEF MINISTER RECORDING DEPARTURE FROM TH...

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Mr Speaker, I have no doubt that all Honourable Members will agree that we should start today’s session by formally recording for Hansard, and therefore for posterity in the documentary archive of this House, that this is the first time that the Parliament meets since our legal departure from membership…

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Ministry for Health Welcomes and Supports Establishment of K...

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 Kidney Care Gibraltar (formerly known as the Gibraltar Dialysis Patients and Friends Association) held their Annual General Meeting recently. Principal Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Care, Evelyn Cervan, opened the meeting on behalf of Minister Paul Balban.  During her address, Ms Cervan thanked the Charity, emphasising the importance…

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Multi-Disciplinary Autism Assessment Panel – 89/2020

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HM Government of Gibraltar welcomes the press release issued by Autism Support Gibraltar and wishes to assure health service users that the GHA has an excellent support service in place for those suffering from autism. Children with a possible diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder are referred in the first instance…

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Telephone-CPR to Increase Bystander Intervention – 91/...

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  The Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service, Gibraltar Ambulance Service and Gibraltar Health Authority are pleased to announce the launch of Telephone-CPR. From today, anyone ringing 190 or 112 for an emergency ambulance will be asked 4 questions to establish if the patient requires resuscitation. Where appropriate, the Controller will…

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Fire Service Officer attends Incident Command Course in UK 8...

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Station Officer George Burns has recently completed the Advanced Tactical Incident Command course (ICL 3) at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Building on the previous levels of Incident Command courses, this course will provide him with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding required to perform as…

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Gibraltar and JTI take a step forward against the illeg...

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Through a Memorandum of Understanding, HM Customs, Gibraltar and JTI promote a joint effort against tobacco illicit trade The Government of Gibraltar/HM Customs Gibraltar has signed an agreement with JTI, Japan Tobacco International, to protect the legitimate trade in tobacco products and foster a stable and transparent tobacco market in Gibraltar.   The Memorandum of Understanding outlines the basis of a cooperation framework that includes…

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NVQ PRESENTATION – 85/2020

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This week 33 candidates received their Level 2 and Level 3 national Vocational Qualification Diplomas (NVQ) at Bleak House. At a presentation presided over by the Hon Sir Joe Bossano. The successful candidates have been undergoing training and work placements over a period of 3 years for Construction and 4…

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