• English wine enjoys record number of new producers and vineyards in past year

    English wine enjoys record number of new producers and vineyards in past year0

    A record number of new English wine producers and vineyards launched their business in the past year, a study shows. The figure of 64 new entrants to the market was 73% up on the previous year, but English wine only accounts for 1% of sales in the UK despite the increase, said accountancy group UHY

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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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  • 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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  • Top musical job in Spain for Maestro Chichon

    Top musical job in Spain for Maestro Chichon0

    Gibraltarian conductor Maestro Karel Mark Chichon has been appointed the new Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra, considered one of the most important in Spain, is described by Maestro Chichon as the “cultural jewel of Spain… with a special jewel”. The President of the Government of Gran Canaria,

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  • Awards ceremony for GHA staff

    Awards ceremony for GHA staff0

    The GHA School of Health Studies yesterday presented certificated to 36 employees who had completed a range of qualifications. The employees include nursing assistants, enrolled nurses and professions allied to medicine and all were presented with a range of vocational awards. Over the past 18 months they have worked towards these certificates, which will aid

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