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Eric-Med Steps-Power Challenge completed in eight and a half hours

Date: 24 September 2022

Eric Rowbottom has completed his ‘Eric-Med Steps-Power’ (E-M-Power)where he dragged himself up 1.4km with an elevation of 240m in eight and a half hours.He was seen off by supporters and Minister John Cortes on Saturday morning and was greeted wi...

Two men let off with a warning after paragliding from the Rock to Sandy Bay

Date: 24 September 2022

Two men were let off with a warning after they paraglided from the Upper Rock onto Sandy Bay.At approximately 10am on Saturday morning Customs officers on board HMC Seeker carrying out duties on the East Side in the vicinity of the OS35 vessel, spotted th...

Government says TG should retract ​unfair comparisons made between checks by BCA & secret police of Nazi Germany

Date: 23 September 2022

The Government says Together Gibraltar should retract the unfair comparisons made between checks by the Borders and Coastguards Agency and the secret police of Nazi Germany.It asks Ms Hassan Nahon to apologise to the officers of the BCA.It says she i...

Situation with leaked oil from beached bulk carrier has improved, according to Captain of the Port

Date: 23 September 2022

The situation with leaked oil from the beached bulk carrier has improved on Friday, according to the Captain of the Port.John Ghio said there’s less oil visibly emanating from the OS 35 and less spillage escaping the boom.Dive Teams have been assessing ...

Old fines were not acting as a deterrent says Police Commissioner, as Gibraltar reacts to increases

Date: 23 September 2022

Parking tickets have increased by 50% and penalties for traffic offences have tripled from £100 to £300. This has been announced in the latest issue of the Gibraltar Gazette.A Gibraltar Carparks spokesperson confirmed to GBC that ma...

Jewish Community prepares to celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Date: 23 September 2022

The Jewish Community will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah or New Year from Sunday to Tuesday.It's a religious and festive time when family and friends gather for meals and worship. It’s also a time to look forward to a new year with anticipation, reflecti...

McGrail Inquiry calls for witnesses from the public

Date: 23 September 2022

The Inquiry into the Retirement of the Former Police Commissioner, Ian McGrail, is giving the general public an opportunity to place any evidence before it.The Inquiry has already taken witness statements from a number of individuals, but is opening the s...

Thursday evening's delayed draw of the Gibraltar Government lottery results

Date: 22 September 2022

In Thursday evening's delayed draw of the Gibraltar Government lottery:The first prize of £100,000 went to ticket number: 02253The second prize of £10,000 went to ticket number: 01230And, the third prize of £5,000 went to ticket number: 13871...

'Intimate, atmospheric audience show' featuring Canadian actress Alex Essoe, will be held in October at the Sunborn Casino

Date: 22 September 2022

An 'intimate, atmospheric audience show' featuring Canadian actress Alex Essoe, will be held in October at the SunbornCasino.The event, called FilmCast, is organised by J2 Productions, with the idea being to bring well-known celebrities to the Rock. Alex ...

Gibraltar Gazette confirms Parking tickets have increased by 50%

Date: 22 September 2022

The Gibraltar Gazette confirms that Parking tickets have increased by 50%.A number of other traffic related fines have also been increased. Failing to indicate, overtaking on the wrong side, not wearing protective headgear, and driving against the flow of...

26th Calpe Conference is underway focusing on Palaearctic-African Bird Migration

Date: 22 September 2022

The Calpe Conference is underway.In its 26th edition, it focuses on Palaearctic-African Bird Migration, coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of a landmark book on the subject. It has brought together leading scientists from across t...

Together Gibraltar insists searches have been clearly instigated by Ministry & performed professionally but begrudgingly by BCA officers

Date: 22 September 2022

Together Gibraltar insists searches have been clearly instigated by the Ministry, and are performed professionally but begrudgingly by BCA officers who feel like they are being pushed beyond their call of duty.It says these officers will have to be knocki...

Borders & Coastguard Agency strongly condemns officers being compared to institution that used to perpetrate war crimes

Date: 22 September 2022

The Borders and Coastguard Agency strongly says it condemns the operational practice of their Officers is being compared to that of an institution used to perpetrate war crimes.The Agency’s CEO Aaron Chipol says the BCA doesn not carry out ‘raids’ o...

Efforts to clean up & mitigate the spill of residual oil from the OS 35 continue throughout the day

Date: 22 September 2022

Efforts to clean up and mitigate the spill of residual oil from the OS 35 have continued throughout the day. The government says a special collagen material with absorbent fibres has been deployed inside the boom surrounding the vessel. This is a trial to...

TG says authorities have carried out 'Gestapo like raids' in people's homes to chase up on fraud - Borders & Coastguard Agency strongly condemns comparisons

Date: 22 September 2022

Some students who are weeks into their university courses have still not received their Government grant payment for this term, according to Together Gibraltar.The Party claims family members allege that law enforcement agents have been raiding their home...

​If Spain wants to play hardball at border, it could break this process, says CM

Date: 22 September 2022

The Chief Minister says if Spain is trying to play hardball at the border in the final stages of negotiations over a treaty, it could break the entire process, because Gibraltar will not consider it to be acting in good faith.Speaking on Direct Democracy ...

'Risk on the Rock' event looks at managing risk of financial crime

Date: 22 September 2022

Gibraltar is in a "pretty good place" towards getting off the Financial Action Task Force's grey list, according to the former Executive Secretary of the FATF, David Lewis. He's one of four speakers who took part in "Risk on the Rock", a biannual event or...

'Arty' networking breakfast in London

Date: 22 September 2022

Minister for Culture, John Cortes, hosted a networking meeting at Gibraltar House in London bringing together creatives and other professionals working in the arts and cultural industries in London. The event, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services with...

18 year old sentenced to 20 weeks in prison for Library Ramp burglaries

Date: 22 September 2022

A local teenager has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison for burglary.The sentence relates to two incidents this April. In the first incident, 18 year old Ben Brown broke into to a building on Library Ramp by repeatedly kicking the door.Once inside, he f...

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics took place Wednesday

Date: 21 September 2022

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics took place on Wednesday.The ‘Flame of Hope’ torch was lit by one of the events patrons and sponsors Saccone & Speed. It was handed over to the first torch bearer which kick started the run.The eve...

Miss Gibraltar ​Faith Torres speaks to GBC as journey representing Gib throughout the year begins

Date: 21 September 2022

Faith Torres was crowned Miss Gibraltar 2022 on Saturday night and now begins her journey in representing The Rock throughout the upcoming year.She spoke with Iain Triay Clarence as they looked back at the weekend's pageant...

​September is suicide prevention awareness month

Date: 21 September 2022

September is suicide prevention awareness month.Locally, GibSams, along with other mental health charities, are hosting an awareness day Thursday morning at the Piazza.A busy period for the charity - they have also launched this year's Wellbeing at W...

World Alzheimers Day - Memory walk in honour of those who suffer held in town

Date: 21 September 2022

Wednesday 21st September is World Alzheimers Day and a memory walk in honour of those who suffer with alzheimers and dementia took place in the evening. The walk is an annual event organised by the Gibraltar Alzheimers and Dementia Society.The walk s...

​New exhibition rooms mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of artist Gustavo Bacarisas

Date: 21 September 2022

New exhibition rooms have been opened at the Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery as Gibraltar marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Gustavo Bacarisas.The collection at the gallery has been recently curated, and the new space allows for multiple pie...

​Polio vaccine booster offered to young children following increased detection of the virus in London

Date: 21 September 2022

The health authority is offering polio vaccine boosters to children aged over one and under 10, following a significant increase in detection of the polio virus in London's sewage.The Director of Public Health says this is a precautionary measure, given t...

Government hit back at GSD's statement saying Party is 'ill-informed, inappropriate and wrong'

Date: 21 September 2022

The Government has hit back at the GSD's statement saying the Party is "ill-informed, inappropriate and wrong".It says it has respected and enhanced all aspects of police independence and adds the findings of the Inquiry will vindicate the actions of...

GSD says Preliminary Hearing on McGrail Inquiry raises fundamental issues of the boundaries of constitutional duties & exercise of power by Chief Minister

Date: 21 September 2022

The GSD says Tuesday's Preliminary Hearing on the McGrail Inquiry raises fundamental issues of the boundaries of constitutional duties and the exercise of power by the Chief Minister when it comes to sensitive policing matters affecting individuals.In a s...

Bunkering operations currently suspended in order to focus resources on OS35 residual oil clean-up effort

Date: 21 September 2022

Work to clean up residual oil from the beached bulk carrier, the OS-35 continue with bunkering operations currently suspended in order to focus all resources on the cleanup effort.Vessels deployed by Spanish authorities are now at the northern end of East...

​Gibraltar to be represented at UK political party conferences

Date: 21 September 2022

Representatives of the Government are to attend the party conferences in the United Kingdom, as its political lobbying work resumes.The Queen's passing meant that the Liberal Democrats' conference was cancelled, after arrangements were made for the Deputy...

​'Gibraltar Our Sacred Earth, Our Sense of Place' art exhibition opens in London

Date: 21 September 2022

The art exhibition "Gibraltar Our Sacred Earth, Our Sense of Place" has been launched in London by the Minister for Culture, John Cortes.The exhibition, curated by artist Philippa Beale, showcases the work of nine Gibraltarian artists, each presenting a d...