• Paddy Power Betfair to close Gibraltar office

    Paddy Power Betfair to close Gibraltar office0

    Online bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair is to close its Gibraltar office and relocate its operations to another of its European sites. Paddy Power Betfair told GBC that since the merger of the two companies in February 2016, they had reviewed arrangements with the aim of simplifying and centralising operations. The company said all employees here

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  • Firefighters practice rope rescue skills

    Firefighters practice rope rescue skills0

    Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service are undertaking courses for two weeks and yesterday eight personnel were trained or re-assessed as Rope Supervisors by instructors from Wales. This assessment took place on the pylon at the Middle Cable Car Station. While the need for firefighters to conduct rescue operations like this are rare

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  • Youngsters bring family to school to get fit

    Youngsters bring family to school to get fit0

    Pupils from Notre Dame School brought their parents, guardians or grandparents to school yesterday to take part in its Health and Fitness Day. The children and adults took part in Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, football skills, team games and numerous of other activities that the staff delivered throughout the day. Gaylee Gracia, the Physical Education coordinator

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  • Plaque for Solomon Seruya

    Plaque for Solomon Seruya0

    Yesterday, in the company of members of the Seruya family, the Chief Minister unveiled a plaque at the Alameda Gardens in commemoration of the late Solomon Seruya. The plaque, an initiative of Susan Seruya, one of Mr Seruya’s daughter, marks his tenure as Minister for the Port and Tourism. Also present at the unveiling were

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  • Manchester bombing was ‘dreadful, wicked’ attack, Queen tells young victims

    Manchester bombing was ‘dreadful, wicked’ attack, Queen tells young victims0

    The Queen condemned the “wicked” attack on Manchester Arena as she joined young victims of the suicide bomb at their hospital bedside. Medics, who battled to save the lives of children caught up in the atrocity, told the Queen as she toured the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital how they worked tirelessly through the night. Twelve

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  • Gibraltar’s new police officers take first proud steps

    Gibraltar’s new police officers take first proud steps0

    Recruits from the Royal Gibraltar Police and Gibraltar Defence Police marked the start of their policing careers at a Passing Out Parade on Wednesday. The officers became operational following the ceremonial parade which recognised their hard work through the 21-week training programme. There was a visible security presence at the event in the wake of

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