• New project puts Gib flora online

    New project puts Gib flora online0

    ‘Flora of Gibraltar’, an online project which was two years in the making, was launched at the Gibraltar Photographic Society at Wellington Front this week. The project, developed jointly by the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens and Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society (GONHS), is the first attempt to provide an identification guide to the entire native

  • Local soldiers complete UK live firing exercise

    Local soldiers complete UK live firing exercise0

    Soldiers from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment (RG) have recently completed a five week Live Firing and Dry Training exercise in the Otterburn Training area of the United Kingdom. The first week saw soldiers from B Company, the Reserve element of the RG, join their counterparts from I Company for a transitional live firing package up

  • Govt donates £10,000 Ronald McDonald’s ‘home from home’

    Govt donates £10,000 Ronald McDonald’s ‘home from home’0

    The Gibraltar Government has donated £10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, which provide free accommodation for families of children undergoing medical treatment in London. The charity’s Evelina-London property provides many UK and Gibraltarian families with a ‘home away from home’ and the opportunity to remain close to their child whilst they are receiving medical

  • Govt reviews postal delivery times

    Govt reviews postal delivery times0

    The Gibraltar Government is conducting a review of local postal services to test whether established time scales for the delivery of mail are being adhered to, the Minister for Commerce, Albert Isola, told Parliament yesterday. In a question and answer session, Mr Isola said the results of the review will be announced in the first

  • Gibraltar’s first female judge appointed Bencher of the Middle Temple

    Gibraltar’s first female judge appointed Bencher of the Middle Temple0

    Puisne Judge Karen Ramagge Prescott has been appointed a Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Mrs Justice Ramagge Prescott, who is the first woman to have been appointed a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar, also now becomes the first Gibraltarian woman to have been made a

  • Christmas card savings

    Christmas card savings0

    Each year, instead of sending Christmas cards, the Chief Minister donates to a local charity the money he would otherwise have spent on the cards. This year, he presented a cheque for £3,500 to Annie Green and Tita Stagnetto of Childline (Gibraltar).