Gabriella Peralta is a reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
There are currently seven foster families in Gibraltar. This was announced by the Care Agency yesterday at the launch its annual fostering campaign and celebrated the success and achievements of fostering on the Rock. Before the campaign began over three years ago there were just three foster families on the Rock. The campaign has resultedREAD MORE
As he turned 80 this week, local businessman Kishin Alwani marked the occasion by rebranding The Alwani Trust into The Alwani Foundation – and funding it with a one million pound donation. At a cocktail reception on Thursday evening, Mr Alwani also presented a total of £25,000 to five local charities. The rebranding of theREAD MORE
A single mother who earns less than £5,000 a year was denied a publicly-funded lawyer for a civil case recently – and told she could instead sell her flat to fund her legal costs. Chief Justice Anthony Dudley ‘sympathised’ with the woman, but said as a homeowner she had passed the threshold for legal assistance.READ MORE
Gibraltarian patients needing organ transplants will now be able to receive UK donations after the Gibraltar Health Authority signed an agreement with Hammersmith Hospital in London. Until now, there has been no formal system for organ transplants in Gibraltar. That meant patients had to relocate in order to tap into transplant mechanisms in Spain orREAD MORE