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Trafalgar Cemetery’s 83 tree specimens, including Gibraltar’s only Sweet Chestnut, transferred from the old Westside School

Date: 18 September 2021

Apart from its value as a historical and heritage site, the Trafalgar Cemetery has an extensive collection of trees. There are no fewer than 83 species of tree growing there, many of them planted in recent years.A specimen of each species of tree within t...

GHA uses Cell Saver machine successfully during surgery for first time

Date: 18 September 2021

The GHA has used the recently acquired Cell Saver machine successfully during surgery for the first time.The device replaces the need for suction if blood is lost during surgery. It works by washing the patient’s own blood before preparing it and re-tra...

Lincoln manager had several positives to take in a game that was decided by fine margins

Date: 17 September 2021

Lincoln Red Imps lose at home to Greek side PAOK in opening match of the UEFA Europa Conference LeagueThursday's 2-0 loss for Lincoln Red Imps in their Conference League debut wasn’t the start they’d hoped for, with visitors, PAOK FC, scoring either s...

GSD & Government clash again over vaccines for 12-15 year olds.

Date: 17 September 2021

The GSD says it is important to put all the facts as well as educational benefits in front of parents and children so decisions can be taken on whether to take up the offer of the vaccine for 12-15 year olds.But the Government says the Opposition is creat...

​Mental Welfare Society welcomes Health Minister's announcement of survey available to service users

Date: 17 September 2021

The Mental Welfare Society has welcomed the Health Minister's announcement that a survey will be available to service users, on mental health provision, these last two months.The Society says regular feedback from those using mental health services is imp...

​Special Needs Action Group introduce Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to Gibraltar

Date: 17 September 2021

The Special Needs Action Group is introducing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to Gibraltar. Originally a British scheme, it was first introduced in Gatwick Airport in 2016 and is spreading internationally. It allows individuals who wear the distinctiv...

Gibraltar Finance represented at MGAA 2021 Insurance Conference

Date: 17 September 2021

Gibraltar Finance attended the Annual Insurance Conference of the Managing General Agents Association in London this week. Gibraltar Finance was represented by Senior Executive, Michael Ashton, who was joined by a number of insurance professionals from Gi...

​Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office has opened doors to public

Date: 17 September 2021

The Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office opened its doors to members of the public this week. Clinics have been held and appointments were given to individuals who reached out asking for support.The Government says clinics wil...

Freedom of the City of Gibraltar to be conferred upon the Royal Air Force

Date: 17 September 2021

The Honorary Freedom of the City of Gibraltar will be conferred upon the Royal Air Force on Saturday.The move was unanimously approved in Parliament in 2018. The ceremony will take place at John Mackintosh Square at 11am Saturday, with the conferment to b...

​Despite all the promises to take action, the world is still on course to heat up to dangerous levels

Date: 17 September 2021

Despite all the promises to take action, the world is still on course to heat up to dangerous levels. That's the latest blunt assessment of the United Nations.Its experts have studied the climate plans of more than 100 countries and concluded that we...

PCR tests will no longer be required for fully vaccinated travellers flying to England

Date: 17 September 2021

Fully vaccinated people travelling into England from Gibraltar, and other non red list countries, will no longer have to take a pre departure test.The changes come into effect in October. The UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today announced import...

Section of Europa Road to close this weekend for works on The Reserve

Date: 17 September 2021

A section of Europa Road will be closed this weekend to continue works on The Reserve development.The final segment of the bund wall at the site is to be removed as from 8am Saturday 18th September until 6am on Monday 20th. The section of the ro...

Misuse, vandalism and theft - the reasons why air pumps in petrol stations never work

Date: 17 September 2021

Have you ever wondered why you can never get air for your tyres in Gibraltar, and why the air dispensers at petrol stations never seem to work?After receiving several complaints recently from members of the public, GBC decided to investigate....

​Youngsters at the Plater Youth Club create their very own urban garden

Date: 17 September 2021

Youngsters at the Plater Youth Club have created their very own urban garden.Over six months, with the help of donations from local businesses, members of the club have created a garden where they can plant and cultivate plants and vegetables. These inclu...

Lincoln Red Imps lost 2-0 to Greek side PAOK

Date: 16 September 2021

Thursday evening Lincoln Red Imps lost 2-0 to Greek side PAOK, in the opening group game of the inaugural Uefa Europa conference league.An even contest overall, but a goal either side of halftime was enough to secure all three points for PAOK, who se...

​Buddhist monks on the Rock to bless new premises

Date: 16 September 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough for most, but for some it provided an opportunity to assess their priorities, consider their work lives and make important decisions about their futures.When the UK’s travel restrictions were lifted last year, Suveen...

​Over 500 volunteers have registered for this weekend's Clean up the World effort

Date: 16 September 2021

Over 500 volunteers have registered for this weekend's Clean Up The World effort. Now in its 17th year, the event has seen widespread support from the community. Schools, clubs, NGOs, businesses, families and the Gibraltar Regiment are all involved.O...

Chief Minister welcomes GSD MP Roy Clinton & his colleagues agreeing to pay difference in costs for short haul flights

Date: 16 September 2021

The Chief Minister has welcomed the fact that GSD MP Roy Clinton and his colleagues have agreed to pay the difference in costs for short haul flights that he says were overpriced.It follows a call by the GSD this week for the Government to make savings in...

​Minister for Tourism attends industry event in London

Date: 16 September 2021

Tourism Minister, Vijay Daryanani has addressed UK industry leaders in a conference on “The Future of Tourism”.Hosted in London by ‘Travel Weekly’, it was the first face-to-face industry event hosted in the UK since the pandemic began, and covered...

Booster doses of the COVID vaccine to be offered to over 50s when supplies are delivered from the UK

Date: 16 September 2021

Booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are to be offered to and scheduled for those aged 50 and over, once these are delivered from the UK.The Ministry of Health says the UK has confirmed that all necessary supplies will be made available to allow the boos...

Technical Services monitoring cliff face in area of former Motorcycle Club, following rock fall

Date: 16 September 2021

The Technical Services Department is monitoring the cliff face in the area of the former Motorcycle Club near Both Worlds, after a rock fall there last night.Technical Services told GBC the road was closed by the on-call officer at around one in the morni...

Cruise passengers visit Main Street for first time since pandemic

Date: 16 September 2021

Cruise passengers have visited Main Street for the first time since February last year.Tui Cruise liner Marella Explorer is carrying 631 passengers, with a capacity for almost 2000. Arrivals were able to explore the Rock on their own - by contrast, previo...

Two jailed for supply of Class A drug

Date: 16 September 2021

Two people have been imprisoned for a year after being found guilty of intent to supply cocaine.Jasmine Camacho, 23, and Keiron Lang, 25, pleaded guilty to the charges after their initial arrest in October 2019. They were seen by drug squad officers ...

Gibraltar International Bank says do not take any action suggested in SMS or email purporting to be from them

Date: 16 September 2021

If you receive an SMS or email purporting to be from the Gibraltar International Bank, do not take any action it suggests.The bank is alerting its clients of a new scam – a message suggesting the client’s online access has been limited, and which asks...

Literature week to be hosted between 8th and 13th November

Date: 16 September 2021

Literature Week will take place between the 8th and 13th of November. The event will celebrate the importance of books and literature as well as promote local authors. Cultural Services is organising live events and online content as well as school visit...

Minister for Tourism attends industry event in London

Date: 16 September 2021

Tourism Minister, Vijay Daryanani has addressed UK tourism leaders in a conference on “The Future of Tourism”. Hosted in London by ‘Travel Weekly’, it was the first face to face industry event hosted in the UK since the pandemic and covered topics...

​Lincoln to face Greek side PAOK FC in their first Conference League game

Date: 15 September 2021

Lincoln Red Imps break new ground on Thursday as they become the first Gibraltarian side to play in the group stages of European club competition.Last season's league champions will line up against Greek side PAOK in the inaugural Conference Lea...

Health Shops report significant changing health habits during pandemic

Date: 15 September 2021

Peoples' health habits have changed over the last couple of years, with young people taking more vitamins and minerals, and the elderly ordering their health products online.This according to health shops, who have told GBC there has been a significant sh...

​British comedian Sarah Millican brings her latest tour to Gibraltar next May

Date: 15 September 2021

British comedian Sarah Millican is bringing her latest tour to Gibraltar next May. Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler is her sixth international tour. It gets underway at the end of this month.The acclaimed comedian will be performing at St Michael's Cave.Fell...

​Teenager sentenced to Drug Rehabilitation Requirement after breaking into Minister's office

Date: 15 September 2021

A Local 17 year old has been sentenced to a 15 month Drug Rehabilitation Requirement which will include a three month stint at Bruce’s Farm.The minor broke into Sir Joe Bossano’s office on Town Range in the early hours of the 24th of August, forcing t...