• Las Vegas: ‘Go big or go home’

    Las Vegas: ‘Go big or go home’0

    Some 100 years ago in a sprawling desert with spectacular canyons and not much else Americans decided to build a city, added in casinos and called it Las Vegas. Situated in the arid Mojave Desert, the driest in North America, the ‘Go big or go home’ motto of Las Vegas is apparent from the outset.

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  • Bronze award participants gear up for adventurous journey training

    Bronze award participants gear up for adventurous journey training0

    This weekend a group of young people undertaking the bronze award will travel to Spain to train for the Adventurous Journey Section of their programmes. The 44 participants, from the Open Award Centre, will be travelling to a campsite near Castellar de la Frontera to carry out training. Over the weekend the participants shall be,

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  • Gibraltar’s police dogs: From ‘Swiss army knife’ to bombs, drugs and guns

    Gibraltar’s police dogs: From ‘Swiss army knife’ to bombs, drugs and guns0

    Following the passing out ceremony for the three new police dogs Flash, Nyx and Gus last week, there are now nine dogs in the Dog Section unit. Five are for general police operations, two for searching explosives and remaining two for drugs and firearms. The three new police dogs are all for general police operations

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  • ‘A mini Gibraltar in the middle of Ghana’

    ‘A mini Gibraltar in the middle of Ghana’0

    Imagine you decide one day that you want to do something more in life, travel but at the same time be doing something useful which helps others. Now, imagine that you take the plunge and five years later you have built a school in a remote village somewhere in Africa. This is the way in

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  • Nook Gallery launches ‘Watercolours by Genny Whiteland’ exhibition

    Nook Gallery launches ‘Watercolours by Genny Whiteland’ exhibition0

    Local artist Genny Whiteland recently opened her exhibition featuring new watercolour paintings at the Nook Gallery. Ms Whiteland has been involved in the arts locally since she came back to Gibraltar in the late 1980s. Over the years she has organised numerous exhibitions and was instrumental in reviving the life drawing sessions and the Fine

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  • Gibraltar’s food CHAMPs learn from a young age

    Gibraltar’s food CHAMPs learn from a young age0

    The group CHAMP (Children, Healthy and Active! Multi-agency Programme) conducted a cooking session last week for young children, and accompanied guardians, resulting in smiling faces and unusually shaped pizzas. GHA nutritionists and dieticians in conjunction with the Health Promotion team (Department of Public Health) collaborate to make these cooking session happen, under the sponsorship of

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