Gabriella Peralta is a reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
There are currently 15,000 people diagnosed with hypertension in Gibraltar, making it the most common medical condition on the Rock. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a medical condition in which blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. Although there are usually no tell-tale symptoms it is a major risk factor forREAD MORE
The Commonwealth Baton made its final journey around the Rock yesterday before heading off to Malta. The Baton bearers paraded down Main Street where they were met by curious on-lookers scrambling to snap photos of the team. The 30-strong team was flanked by two Royal Gibraltar Police officers on motorbikes who guided them through theirREAD MORE
The Commonwealth Baton has arrived on the Rock as part of the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Relay. The Baton toured local schools yesterday much to the delight of pupils who excitedly jumped at the chance to touch it. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in Australia and as per tradition the Baton will travelREAD MORE
The 100th anniversary of the Order of the British Empire was celebrated locally yesterday at The King’s Chapel. A service of thanksgiving was held in dedication of the newly refurbished gates to the Chapel that has been funded by members of the Gibraltar Association. The service saw former Governor of Gibraltar Sir Robert Fulton returnREAD MORE