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Restoration of 16th Century Frescoes captured on time-lapse

Date: 19 September 2017

The restoration of 16th Century Fransiscan Frescoes at the Convent has been captured on time lapse video.Funded by the Friends of Gibraltar and supported by the Heritage Trust, in collaboration with the Governor, his staff and the Ministry for Heritage it...

​The Jewish Community celebrating the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah

Date: 19 September 2017

The Jewish Community will be celebrating the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah as from tomorrow. It will see 10 days of solemn atonement as well as introspection observed, culminating with Yom Kippur. They will be reflecting personally and communally on th...

Biggest Coffee Morning to raise funds for Cancer Relief

Date: 19 September 2017

Cancer Relief Gibraltar will be celebrating Gibraltar’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday the 29th.Everyone is invited to enjoy a cuppa with a sandwich or cake and participate in one of the charity’s major fund-raising events. L...

Restoration of 16th Century Franciscan Frescoes captures on video

Date: 19 September 2017

The restoration of 16th Century Fransiscan Frescoes at the Convent has been captured on time lapse video. Funded by the Friends of Gibraltar and supported by the Heritage Trust, in collaboration with the Governor, his staff and the Ministry for Heritage ...

Awareness training for Understanding Autism

Date: 19 September 2017

Awareness training for parents and volunteers on understanding autism will be held this week. The first session will take place on Wednesday afternoon from 4 to 7 with the second session on Friday morning from 9.30 to 12.30.The first session is also open...

Twelve new students start degree with School of Health Studies

Date: 19 September 2017

Twelve new students are starting their nursing degree with the School of Health Studies in conjunction with St George’s, University of London and Kingston University London.Students undertaking the three-year, full time degree will be taught and assesse...

First locally-hosted cloud service for Gibraltar

Date: 19 September 2017

Gibraltar now has it’s first locally-hosted cloud computing solution offering services such as servers, data backup, storage, databases and disaster recovery to the online business community. Gibtelecom’s subsidiary Rockolo launched their cloud produ...

GSD seeks name change for National Day Holiday

Date: 19 September 2017

The GSD says it will seek to amend the Chief Minister’s motion on National Day to reinstate the bank holiday to the 11th September, and change the name of the holiday to ‘Referendum Day’.The Chief Minister has already given notice of a motion on&nbs...

Dastis Visit: La Linea Mayor, Juan Franco says Mancoumunidad not representative of La Linea

Date: 19 September 2017

And the Mayor of La Linea says he believes the only measure the Spanish Government will take into account during Brexit negotiations will be seeking co-sovereignty.Following the visit of the Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, at the weekend, M...

CM has no plans to meet with Dastis, but remains open to returning to Trilateral Forum

Date: 19 September 2017

The Gibraltar Government has given a cautious welcome to Alfonso Dastis’s comments on frontier fluidity, while highlighting that they do not go far enough. Speaking to GBC Fabian Picardo, says a normal border needs to apply in future not only for Spani...

ERG meets Governor to discuss "Convicted For Love" Campaign

Date: 19 September 2017

The Equality Rights Group have met with the Governor to discuss the “Convicted for Love” campaign. The group hope to see pardons for those convicted under homophobic laws in Gibraltar prior to 1993 when homosexuality was partially decriminalised. ERG...

Michael Llamas re-elected as GFA President

Date: 18 September 2017

Michael Llamas QC has been unanimously re-elected as President of the Gibraltar Football Association for a four-year term. Ian Torilla has been elected the GFA’s Vice President. The association has also worked with FIFA and UEFA to carry out extensive ...

Bossano to move motion on Calpe House

Date: 18 September 2017

At the next session of Parliament, the Minister for Economic Development and Telecommunications, Joe Bossano, will move a motion on Calpe House. The notice says Government has not been involved in the affairs of this independent charity, which has been in...

Picardo to move parliamentary motion on the self-determination of the Gibraltarian people

Date: 18 September 2017

The Chief Minister will move a Motion in parliament this week on the 1967 Referendum, National Day and self-determination. The Motion will declare that the future of Gibraltar can only be freely and democratically determined by the people of Gibraltar. ...

Threat level remains at 'substantial' in Gibraltar

Date: 18 September 2017

The threat level for Gibraltar remains ‘substantial’, meaning an attack remains a strong possibility.The Gibraltar Contingency Council met this weekend to discuss Friday’s terrorist attack on a London Tube train. There is however no specific intelli...

Government says remarks by Dastis on continued frontier fluidity do not go far enough

Date: 18 September 2017

A spokesperson for the Gibraltar Government said Mr Dastis’s statements at least reflect the realisation that it is not possible to compel Gibraltarians to change their minds when it comes to sovereignty.The Government has welcomed the Foreign Secr...

Over 1200 dogs compete at Gibraltar's 46th & 47th International dog shows

Date: 18 September 2017

The Rock’s 46th and 47th International Dog shows were held over the weekend. The shows saw over 1200 dogs competing from all over Europe with a local Chihuahua and an Irish Setter picking up prizes. The Gibraltar representative for CRUFTS 2018 Internat...

Commonwealth Games; Queen's Baton Relay on the Rock

Date: 18 September 2017

The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton is on the Rock as part of the Relay to promote the 2018 event. Specially created to capture the energy, spirit and vibrancy of the Gold Coast, the next host nation in Australia, it features unique designs and details...

Free flowing border in everyone's best interests says Garcia in UK Lib Dem Conference

Date: 18 September 2017

The Deputy Chief Minister, Joseph Garcia, has said that it is in the best interests of all sides to ensure that there is a free flowing border between Gibraltar and Spain post-Brexit. He was speaking at the annual conference of the UK Liberal Democrats i...

Alfonso Dastis: We seek post-Brexit frontier normality, but Picardo meeting not envisaged

Date: 16 September 2017

Spanish Foreign Secretary, Alfonso Dastis, said on Saturday he would be seeking a 'normal' border situation for cross frontier workers post-Brexit, but added he did not envisage a meeting with Gibraltar's Chief Minister.Mr Dastis paid a visit to La Linea ...

Dastis investment in Algeciras/Tarifa is like a 'Jug of cold water' says La Linea Mayor

Date: 16 September 2017

La Linea Mayor, Juan Franco, has described the Spanish Foreign Secretary's announcement that he will invest heavily in infrastructure for Algeciras and Tarifa as 'a jug of cold water'.Alfonso Dastis paid a visit to the city's ayuntamiento on Friday night,...

Government considering number of proposals for Queen's Cinema complex

Date: 15 September 2017

The Government is considering a number of proposals for the Queen’s Cinema complex before deciding what to do with the plot of land. This was revealed by the Chief Minister in Parliament this afternoon.The meeting also touched upon the upper town escal...

Autism awareness training to be held this week

Date: 15 September 2017

Awareness training for parents and volunteers on understanding autism will be held this week. The first session will take place on Wednesday afternoon from 4 to 7 with the second session on Friday morning from 9.30 to 12.30. Anyone wanting to register m...

GHA introduces computerised 'flagging' system to highlight patient conditions

Date: 15 September 2017

The Health Authority has introduced a computerised ‘flagging’ system to notify staff of any serious condition or disability when accessing patients’ electronic records. The key function of this service is to assist medical staff in delivering swift ...

Master Service respond to criticism over cleanliness of streets

Date: 15 September 2017

Workers from Master Service met with representatives from the GGCA trade union this afternoon following criticism about the cleanliness of Gibraltar’s streets. The meeting was to update members on the outcome of conversations with the Chief Minister an...

Chamber of Commerce disappointed at 'disparaging' response from RGP following police presence comments

Date: 15 September 2017

The Chamber of Commerce is disappointed at what they say is a ‘disparaging’ reply from the RGP following it’s public comments on the lack of visible police presence. The Chamber says it has previously raised concerns directly with the Police to litt...

International Magic Festival to return to the Rock

Date: 15 September 2017

The second International Magic Festival has been announced. Following on from last year’s success, which saw over 3000 tickets sold, this year will see more magic descend on the Rock, with award-winning illusionists travelling from all over Europe, as w...

International Dog shows this weekend; local judge to choose 'Best in Show'

Date: 15 September 2017

A judge from Gibraltar will be judging the “Best in Show,” at the local dog shows, for the first time ever. Elizabeth Gonzalez, has judged finals in other countries but never on her home turf. The 46th and 47th International Dog Shows will see t...

New Parliament Mace on display

Date: 15 September 2017

On display at Parliament for the first time was its new ceremonial mace: the symbol of parliamentary authority. The new mace is almost an exact replica of the one it’s replaced, which dated back to 1951 and the first legislature....

100th Anniversary of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire marked with service

Date: 15 September 2017

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Gibraltar Association held a service on Friday at the King’s Chapel to commemorate the 100th anniversary of The Order. In his first visit to the Rock since having completed his term as Governor, Lieutenant...