• Barefoot walker arrives in Gibraltar after 1000km trek

    Barefoot walker arrives in Gibraltar after 1000km trek0

    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,” she

  • The Great Gibraltar Beach Clean-Up

    The Great Gibraltar Beach Clean-Up0

    This weekend sees the start of the ‘Great Gibraltar Beach Clean-Up’ headed by the Nautilus Project to get the community involved and working together by cleaning and removing rubbish from the local beaches. As from this Saturday – for an hour – the team wants to be at different shoreline locations once every fortnight running

  • Bishop Zammit launches Lent appeal for Aleppo

    Bishop Zammit launches Lent appeal for Aleppo0

    Bishop of Gibraltar Carmel Zammit is to launch a Lent campaign on behalf of persecuted Christians in Aleppo. This year Lent starts on March 1, Ash Wednesday, and the official launch of the Diocese of Gibraltar ACN Lent Appeal for Aleppo begins with a presentation at St Theresa’s Church, on Monday 27 of the month,

  • Power station is ‘Ecosite’ certified by Bouygues

    Power station is ‘Ecosite’ certified by Bouygues0

    The North Mole power station is on schedule to be completed by later this year, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced yesterday as he revealed the plant had been awarded an eco-friendly status. At a site visit yesterday alongside the Minister for Environment, Dr John Cortes, Mr Picardo unravelled a flag denoting the power station’s new

  • Unusual visitor docks in port

    Unusual visitor docks in port0

    Sailing Yacht A, owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, arrived in Gibraltar yesterday having left the Nobiskrug shipyard in Kiel, Germany this week to undergo final sea tests. It is the tallest yacht in the world with masts over 90 metres, around the same height as Big Ben, is reported to have cost 450 million

  • Giving flowers on Valentine’s Day

    Giving flowers on Valentine’s Day0

    Yesterday was a busy time at Gibral-flora as the staff prepared to deliver the many roses, baskets and teddies ordered for delivery on the day. Throughout Gibraltar many carried their treasured roses. Pic: Johnny Bugeja.