• Guard Mount

    Guard Mount0

    The third ceremonial Guard Mount of 2017 took place on Saturday and saw the Old Guard deploy from to No 6 Convent Place. At noon the New Guard accompanied by the Band and Corps of Drums marched on parade from the direction of John Mackintosh Hall towards the Convent. After acknowledging The Governor’s presence with

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  • Three new recruits for Gibraltar Regiment

    Three new recruits for Gibraltar Regiment0

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently saw three of its soldiers being promoted. Corporal Ashley Rodriguez has been promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Rodriguez joined the Royal Gibraltar Regiment in October 2006. In his 11 years of service, Sergeant Rodriguez has held numerous roles, mainly within the Logistical Support stream. A keen football player, he has also

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  • Meet Mercedes, Gibraltar’s oldest monkey

    Meet Mercedes, Gibraltar’s oldest monkey0

    Mercedes, the Rock’s most loved Macaque, attracts the attention of many a passer-by, but sometimes the comments about her appearance are negative. The average life expectancy for a macaque is 25 but Mercedes is in her mid-30’s, and showing her age. “She is over 100 years old in human terms,” said Dr Eric Shaw, who

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