• GibSams sets out plans to expand

    GibSams sets out plans to expand0

    GibSams has set out to double its number of volunteers to 100 this year as the charity plans to extend its helpline hours and launch a ‘chat’ message service. This is part of the charity’s ambitious plans over the forthcoming year, which also includes further work on their ‘chatty café’ scheme for those feeling lonely

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  • Maribel Matthews exhibits art at London Gallery

    Maribel Matthews exhibits art at London Gallery0

    Local artist Maribel Matthews is currently exhibiting some of her environmentally conscious works at a collective exhibition at the Coningsby Gallery in London. Her current work is in an expressionist style and sets out to raise awareness about the environment. The paintings convey her message on how environmental excesses impact on our planet’s weather and

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  • Visiting the world’s deadliest dive site

    Visiting the world’s deadliest dive site0

    In this week’s travel feature, local traveller Shaun Yeo takes a deep dive into a ‘haunted’ sink hole in Egypt which has claimed the lives of some 200 divers. By Shaun Yeo The Blue Hole of Dahab in Egypt, is infamous for taking the lives of many, and for this reason, it is considered to

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  • Local poet publishes first book with international release

    Local poet publishes first book with international release0

    A book of poetry detailing memorable life moments has been published by local author Mel Marzan in her debut book ‘Raw’. The book, a collection of poems, is published by Austin Macauley and released internationally. Local poet Mel Marzan has published her first book, a collection of personal poetry, called ‘Raw’. The collection of 25

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  • Just 5% of world’s land not affected by human activity, study finds

    Just 5% of world’s land not affected by human activity, study finds0

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent Just 5% of the world’s land is untouched by human activity, highlighting the importance of conserving areas other than pristine wilderness, a study suggests. Researchers from The Nature Conservancy assessed the extent to which land had been modified by humans through 13 different activities from settlements and agriculture

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  • Take time to listen out for the ‘twit-twoo’ of tawny owls

    Take time to listen out for the ‘twit-twoo’ of tawny owls0

    As people in the UK are urged to spend time listening out for the “twit-twoo” of tawny owls to help monitor how the birds are faring. It must be noted that Gibraltar too has this endangered owl and sighting can be reported directly to GONHS. Tawny owl numbers are thought to have declined over the

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