Eyleen Gomez (nee Sheil) is a reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The Rowing Marine, Lee Spencer, is back at the oars following a terrible bout of seasickness and diarrhoea, but technical issues mean he has to reroute his transatlantic row to the Canary Islands. After a low day on Monday and following an encouraging talk from his wife Claire and previous rowing buddy on another AtlanticREAD MORE
The Development and Planning Commission yesterday granted full planning permission to the Forbes 1848 project on Devil’s Tower Road, prompting an angry outburst from an objector who accused its members of making “a mockery” of the process. The 16-storey multi-use development on the ex-Ready Mix Site was approved following a vote of the 10 DPCREAD MORE
As day five of Lee Spencer’s row across the Atlantic came to a close, technical and physical problems began to stack up. At present ‘the Rowing Marine’, who left Gibraltar last Tuesday as the symbolic start to his epic solo unaided row to French Guiana, is laying low and “won’t be rowing any time soon”.READ MORE
Local volunteer Bart Van Thienen has pledged to continue his work on the Europa Foreshore with the project seeing many re-introduced indigenous plants flourishing and spreading their own seeds. In 2017, Mr Van Thienen concluded his work removing invasive plants at the Europa Foreshore, started to plant indigenous flora and assisted others in recolonising theREAD MORE