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22nd March 2019, 14:01

Deliberately releasing gas-filled balloons now offence in Gibraltar

Deliberately releasing gas-filled balloons is now an offence in Gibraltar.

The Government says the new regulations bring the Rock's legislation in line with other countries around the world.

It adds it follows its decision not to release balloons on National Day.

The Government says it reiterates its commitment to clean seas, free of plastics and other non biodegradable materials, which cause so much harm to wildlife.