• 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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).

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  • Family affair as Finlaysons launch new book

    Family affair as Finlaysons launch new book0

    The official launch of the book ‘The Lost World: Secrets of a World Heritage Site’ took place this week at the Gibraltar Museum. The book was first presented jointly by its authors – Clive, Geraldine and Stewart Finlayson – at the Gibraltar Gibunco Literary Festival last month. This is the first joint book project by

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  • New phase in Witham’s cemetery restoration project by Gib Heritage Trust

    New phase in Witham’s cemetery restoration project by Gib Heritage Trust0

    Restoration works at Witham’s Cemetery is one of the main projects undertaken by volunteers of the Gibraltar Heritage Trust. Since October last year volunteers have been helping out in the removal of rubbish and rubble from the area and putting back together the many broken head stones. The works which are being carried out in

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