Eyleen Sheil is a reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Ilse Longuet has completed her 1,000km barefoot walk from Barcelona to Gibraltar. She arrived on the Rock at midday today, having raised over €5,500 for less privileged children in Kenya. Arriving in gale force winds and lashing rain, she was visibly pleased her three month barefoot trek was complete. “It’s wonderful to be here,” sheREAD MORE
A brother and sister who were rescued after they ran into trouble during a trans-Atlantic rowing attempt were reunited with their family in Gibraltar today. There were emotional scenes on the quayside in Gibraltar as Martin Cruickshank and Fenella McAlister were ferried ashore by a port launch that collected them from the cargo ship Glyfada.READ MORE
A bird strike on approach to landing at Gibraltar’s Airport on Tuesday night resulted in the easyJet flight from Bristol being grounded overnight. “The aircraft landed routinely,” said a spokesperson for the airline. The airplane was still grounded yesterday, and the spokesperson added engineers were “working on it as a part needs to be replaced.”READ MORE
The GHA has introduced a new system to deal with repeat prescriptions with the aim of making the Primary Care Centre “more efficient and user friendly”. The new system will allow patients to request a repeat prescription at a special desk in the PCC without necessarily having to book an appointment with a doctor. TheREAD MORE