EU state aid case withdrawn against Gibraltar – 722/20...

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The Government is delighted to note that the European Commission has today announced that it has decided to repeal its decision to open infraction proceedings against the UK Government for the failure by the Gibraltar Government to recover illegal aid granted under the Income Tax Act 2010 to two multi-national…

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Lord Jeffrey Archer, Alan Titchmarsh MBE and Christopher Llo...

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Lord Jeffrey Archer, Alan Titchmarsh and Christopher Lloyd are the three international authors confirmed for this year’s Gibraltar Literature Week. The announcement was made today by the Minister for Culture, Prof Dr John Cortes. The event will run between 8th and 13th November 2021 and follows the success of the…

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Inaugural Tour at City Hall for Tourists – 719/2021

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD, hosted the inaugural tour of the City Hall for tourists. Visitors from the Windstar Cruise line have been the first to add the tour of City Hall to their offering via local tour operators MH Bland. Visitors were welcomed at the Mario…

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714.4 2021

COVID-19 booster vaccine rollout begins at ERS – 714/2...

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Elderly Residential Services has begun the rollout of its COVID-19 booster vaccination programme to all residents and staff today. The programme aims to vaccinate 890 residents and staff within a period of 4 days. The booster dose is an important step forward in the fight against COVID-19, and the safety…

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Care Agency managers complete leadership training – 71...

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As part of the Care Agency professional development strategy, the Care Agency management team recently took part in a leadership and training day for all its managers. This was delivered by Jo Abergel from Rock Learning. The training workshop identified areas of strength within the organisation and recognition where teams…

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712.1 2021

GHA investment in upskilling critical care nursing staff wit...

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The Gibraltar Health Authority is delighted to announce a further development in its continued drive to improve specialised care delivery to our community. In conjunction with the Kusuma Trust, eight Registered Nurses who qualified locally have been selected to undertake this training. Ms Gabriella Gilbert, Ms Rahma Safouan, Mrs Michelle…

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Gibraltar Exhibits at The Meetings Show -711/2021

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The Gibraltar Tourist Board exhibited at The Meetings Show in London last week joined by Sunborn Gibraltar. It was the first live edition of this international event in over 2 years. The meetings and event indus-try is one of the most lucrative sectors of tourism globally and having been hard…

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Prime Minister addresses Gibraltar Reception at Conservative...

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Gibraltar was represented at the Conservative Party Conference this year with an information stand and the traditional Gibraltar Reception, addressed by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Gibraltar Representative to the United Kingdom, Dominique Searle, gave an introductory speech on behalf of the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, who was unable…

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709.7 2021

Works Commence at the New St Mary’s School – 709/202...

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Works for the new St. Mary’s First School have commenced and the development is expected to be completed within 2 years. Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar announced the successful conclusion of its contractual arrangements with the developers of the new school. The site of the new school will be at…

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708.2 2021

Insurtech UK signs agreement with Gibraltar Finance to suppo...

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Insurtech UK, the trade association for insurtech businesses in the UK, has signed a Statement of Intent with Gibraltar Finance, the Government department responsible for promoting Gibraltar’s financial services sector. The Statement of Intent commits both parties to working together to increase the level of support available to UK insurtechs…

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New self-isolation policy allows pupils to return to educati...

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HM Government of Gibraltar on the advice of the Director of Public Health and the COVID-19 Strategic Coordination Group announced the relaxation of isolation requirements for those who are identified as close contacts to positive cases of COVID-19.  There is no change for those who test positive for COVID-19 as…

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Chief Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19 – 703/2021

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has today tested positive for COVID-19 upon his return from the United Kingdom.   Mrs Picardo, who travelled with the Chief Minister, has tested negative. Mr Picardo was asymptomatic and his condition was detected in the PCR taken within 24 hours after…

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Care Agency Survey – 699/2021

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The Care Agency has launched an online Satisfaction Survey to obtain the public’s feedback on the services provided by its Adult Social Services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The purpose of the survey is to establish whether the support implemented was satisfactory as well as to gain any feedback with reference…

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Additional vaccine supplies heading for Gibraltar – 69...

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The Government of Gibraltar can confirm that an additional consignment of almost 5,000 doses of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are expected to arrive in Gibraltar tonight. The vaccines left the UK vaccine storage facility in Merseyside this morning packed in -70C ultra-cold storage containers bound for RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire….

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696.1 2021

Citizen’s Rights Committee meeting in Gibraltar – 69...

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The Government of Gibraltar today hosted a meeting of the Committee on Citizen’s Rights which was created when the UK and Gibraltar left the European Union. The official-level meeting included representatives of the Gibraltar Government, the Government of the United Kingdom and the Government of Spain along with its regional…

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694.1 2021

Gibraltar Garrison Library to increase public profile –...

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Following months of meeting virtually, the Gibraltar Garrison Library Trust have this summer re-commenced their face-to-face meetings. Whilst business remained as per usual during lockdown, albeit via zoom and email, the resumption of physical interactions has brought about a renewed energy in the Trust’s aims to continue to support the…

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GHA marks World Heart Day – 690/2021

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World Heart Day is a global campaign where individuals, families, communities and Governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others Created by the World Heart Federation, World Heart Day informs people around the world that cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart…

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GSLA Community Use Scheme for Gibraltar’s sporting facilit...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is proud of its significant investment in sports, in our new schools and the legacy of the 2019 Island Games. A variety of top quality and international-standard facilities are now available for community use via the GSLA’s Community Use Scheme, which invites locally registered sports clubs…

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Reaction to Together Gibraltar Parking Statement – 693...

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HM Government of Gibraltar notes the latest Together Gibraltar press release on the subject of parking meters.   The Chief Minister the Hon Fabian Picardo said ‘The Government will continue to conduct its business in a positive and constructive way. We have work to do and this requires us to…

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Minister Daryanani meets UK Maritime Minister – 691/20...

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The Minister for the Port and Maritime Services, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, has today met with the Hon Robert Courts MP, Minister for Aviation, Maritime and Security, at Gibraltar House in London. Amongst the subjects discussed were London International Shipping Week, how the UK Government could assist Gibraltar on…

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Minister Isola welcomes the new appointments to the board of...

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Advantage Insurance Company was established in Gibraltar in 2002 and is authorised to underwrite private motor and home insurance in the United Kingdom. With over three million customers it is one of the largest insurers in Gibraltar and a key stakeholder in Gibraltar’s insurance industry. Advantage is part of the…

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Literature Week Pop-up Bookshop – 687/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be hosting a dedicated bookshop for the duration of Literature Week, at the John Mackintosh Hall, from the 8th to the 13th of November 2021. GCS is extending an invitation to local authors who would like to make use…

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