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The ESG says a timeframe is essential for the Active Travel Strategy

Date: 01 February 2023

The Environmental Safety Group says it broadly supports the Government's ‘Active Travel Strategy’ as a measure to encourage healthier travel like walking and cycling around our small town.The pressure group also supports the measure to introduce signa...

​Activity at Cancer Unit tripled over last five years, says consultant oncologist

Date: 01 February 2023

Activity at the Cancer Unit has tripled over the last five years, with more patients being seen and more support being provided.Almost half - 48% - of new patients at the cancer unit present with advanced stage 4 cancer; the unit deals with patients who a...

Exclusive first look at inside containers shipped from China that make up new nursing facility at Rooke

Date: 01 February 2023

GBC has had an exclusive first look at inside the containers shipped over from China that make up the new nursing facility at Rooke.The prefab blocks arrived on the Rock just weeks ago, and as of this evening, they're all in place. The containers hav...

​LNG terminal operator Gasnor says it's working to prevent any further power outages

Date: 01 February 2023

The operator of the LNG terminal has apologised for the inconvenience caused by recent power outages.Gasnor says these were the result of a faulty sensor in the LNG terminal, that triggered a shutdown.It says it's working closely with partners, including ...

Burglar who hurled spanner at police sentenced to 14 months

Date: 01 February 2023

A man who hurled a spanner and a bucket at police officers as they arrested him for bursting open a slot machine has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.Judge Liam Yeats said there were several aggravating factors including the fact that he had already ...

NatWest confirm that UK branch closures will not affect Gibraltar at all

Date: 01 February 2023

Closures of NatWest Bank branches in the UK will not affect the Rock, according to a spokesperson for the local bank.NatWest announced that it was to close 23 branches in the UK due to declining demand for in-store banking as customers opt for online serv...

Pavement maintenance, Park & Ride measures and walking distance signs amongst recommendations made by ESG

Date: 01 February 2023

The Environmental Safety Group says it broadly supports the Government's ‘Active Travel Strategy’ as a measure to encourage healthier travel like walking and cycling around our small town.The pressure group also supports the measure to introduce signa...

Gibraltar international footballer Charlyann Pizzarello signs for Newcastle United Women

Date: 31 January 2023

Gibraltar international Charlyann Pizzarello has signed for Newcastle United Women. She said she is delighted with the move, adding the city, the fans, and the staff at Newcastle United have welcomed her with open arms.Best of luck to her!...

Chamber of Commerce says it was not consulted on the law making it mandatory to recognise trade unions; Government disagrees

Date: 31 January 2023

The Chamber of Commerce says it was not consulted before the introduction of a law making it mandatory for businesses to recognise trade unions.It says it wishes to correct a statement by Government Minister Steven Linares claiming there had been detailed...

25-year-old Moroccan arrested in connection with deadly knife attack in Algeciras 'radicalised himself in short period of time'

Date: 31 January 2023

The 25-year-old Moroccan man who was arrested in connection with the deadly knife attack in Algeciras last week is believed to have radicalised himself in a short period of time.Spain’s Police Nacional said the man did not have a criminal record but was...

Police launching awareness campaign to highlight offences & safety issues when using E-Scooters

Date: 31 January 2023

The police are launching an awareness campaign to highlight offences and safety issues when using E-Scooters. It will begin issuing £300 fines to offenders after this.Legislation passed recently outlines restrictions for such road users. These include no...

Gibraltar Nature Reserve website launched

Date: 31 January 2023

A new website allows people to book their tickets for the Nature Reserve online. The new service grants the user complete control' of their Upper Rock experience.It allows them to tailor the visit to their liking whether they choose to access the reserve ...

RGP again looking for 13 year old Tiahna de la Rosa

Date: 31 January 2023

The police is again looking for 13 year old Tiahna de la Rosa. She was last seen Monday afternoon and failed to return to her accommodation.If anyone has any information on her whereabouts, please contact the RGP on 200 72500 or at www.police.gi/repo...

Plans to re-introduce a mortuary at St Bernard's Hospital

Date: 31 January 2023

There are plans to re-introduce a mortuary at St Bernard's Hospital.Speaking at the GHA's third public meeting, Director General Patrick Geoghegan said the exact details were being decided on.The GHA's public meetings aim to listen to the public and take ...

Further arrests in Spain as investigation involving match-fixing in Gibraltar ongoing

Date: 31 January 2023

23 people have been arrested across various Spanish provinces for their part in an ongoing crack-down on match-fixing in football. The criminal organization is known to have operated primarily across Spanish third divisions, the Gibraltar National League...

"We won't move unless the police ask us to" - Unite strike action at Morrisons

Date: 31 January 2023

Unite members at Morrisons are currently on a 24 hour strike outside the supermarket following a breakdown in negotiations over a pay increase.The union says it remains open to dialogue and will escalate industrial action if negotiations do not recommence...

Treaty will be 'Imperfect' but will be right for Gibraltar, Picardo says on 3rd anniversary of leaving the EU

Date: 31 January 2023

Exactly three years ago on Tuesday, the EU flag was lowered at the frontier marking the UK's and Gibraltar's departure from the European Union.The historic moment came just shy of fifty years of membership of the world's largest trading bloc.1095 days lat...

Taxi to rebrand as Melon Diesel for upcoming tour in Spain

Date: 30 January 2023

The band Taxi will tour Spain with their earlier name 'Melon Diesel'.They revealed the rebrand on last night's City Pulse on GBC, some 24 years after their first album La Cuesta de Mister Bond was released. Dani tells GBC 'door open' for Melon Diesel reu...

Union legislation: Much work still needed to be done, says Unite National Officer

Date: 30 January 2023

Unite says trade union recognition is a very positive step forwards, but warns there is still work to be done.Unite says the new regulations provide a key statutory right for workers to be accompanied by a union representative at disciplinary and gri...

888 CEO steps down as company launches probe into Middle Eastern accounts

Date: 30 January 2023

888 CEO Itai Pazner has stepped down with immediate effect amidst the suspension of VIP customer accounts in the Middle East.This follows internal investigations which found that anti-money laundering and 'Know Your Client' processes were not being adhere...

Morrisons Unite members to strike with protest planned outside store

Date: 30 January 2023

Morrisons Unite members are to strike from 10pm Monday until 10pm Tuesday.A protest is planned outside the store in the morning, with the union calling on its members to join the picket line in an act of solidarity.This was confirmed to GBC by the Union, ...

Mistrial declared at Supreme Court; new date to be set for rape and assault case

Date: 30 January 2023

A mistrial was declared on day one of a Supreme Court trial after issues came to light concerning a member of the jury.32-year-old Jose Fernandez Muńoz of Beach View Terraces is charged with one count of oral rape, one count of assault occasioning actual...

Friday closing date for submissions for Mayor's award

Date: 30 January 2023

Having started as a lifesaving award for members of the essential services, the scope has been widened to include people who have served Gibraltar in any way.They aim to recognise extraordinary achievements or consistent contributions to the community.May...

Gibraltar Uni findings: substance addiction likely to lead to further dependencies

Date: 30 January 2023

Researchers at the University of Gibraltar have found that people with addiction to substances could be more prone to non-substance related addictions.Chair of the University’s Centre of Excellence in Responsible Gaming Dr Zsolt Demetrovics says if you ...

Trade Union recognition in private sector now legislated for

Date: 30 January 2023

Trade union recognition in the private sector has now been legislated for through an amendment to the Employment Act.The regulations provide the framework for collective bargaining and also for the union to apply to the Director of Employment if an employ...

RGRA premises refurbishment designed to create social hub for military personnel on the Rock

Date: 30 January 2023

The Royal Gibraltar Regiment Association is aiming to create a hub for former, serving and potentially future military personnel, in the centre of town. It Is embarking on a refurbishment of its premises - modernising the club, while continuing to celebra...

Patient voice group launched by Health Authority

Date: 30 January 2023

A 'Patient Voice Group' has been launched by the Health Authority. Community volunteers will work directly with the Office of the Director General to monitor the quality of the service provided to patients. They are: Vicky O’Neil (Head of Clinical Go...

Weather Advisory for heavy rains comes into effect Sunday evening

Date: 29 January 2023

Heavy showers and strengthening winds are expected to become more widespread through Sunday evening and overnight into Monday. There is a risk of thunder, and some hail. Rainfall accumulations may reach 20-25mm in an 8 hour period. Travel c...

​Private sector trade union recognition; Unite describes as 'very positive step'

Date: 27 January 2023

Trade union recognition in the private sector has now been legislated for through an amendment to the Employment Act. Unite says trade union recognition is a very positive step forwards, but warns there is still work to be done. As well as benefits such a...

TAXI performing sold out shows this weekend

Date: 27 January 2023

TAXI are performing two sold out shows at the Sunborn Hotel this weekend.Our Reporter Kevin Ruiz was there before the Latin Grammy Award-nominated band was about to start their headline set.He spoke to guitarists Dani Fa and Daniel Bugeja....