• Revised Devil’s Tongue project back at DPC

    Revised Devil’s Tongue project back at DPC0

    The revised application for a 19-storey mixed-use development at Devil’s Tongue Queensway will be discussed at this morning’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission. In February this year the outline planning application was deferred at the request of the developer, with the DPC also giving some recommendations. The developer, Hepta Limted, believes it has

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  • New audio system for the Cathedral arrives this week

    New audio system for the Cathedral arrives this week0

    The new sound system for the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned will be installed in time for Christmas. With all the cabling now complete the equipment is expected to arrive this week: speakers, microphones and control system. An appeal for a new audio system was launched by the Cathedral Administrator Father Mario Tong. This

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  • Jazz masterclass a hit with local students

    Jazz masterclass a hit with local students0

    Saturday’s musical masterclass with Ronnie Scott’s orchestral leader Pete Long and renowned saxophonist Rachael Cohen was a huge hit with local students and music enthusiasts. Over 20 students from Westside and Bayside schools, alongside local musicians gathered in John Mackintosh hall on Saturday morning to take part in a ‘Big Band In A Day’ masterclass.

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  • Govt moves to ban sale of energy drinks to under 16s

    Govt moves to ban sale of energy drinks to under 16s0

    The Government has published a Command Paper banning the sale of energy drinks to those aged under 16. The initiative was announced by the Minister for Health, Neil Costa, and the Minister for Public Health, John Cortes, during a public health event over the weekend. The CHAMP [Children, Healthy and Active! Multi-agency Programme] event aimed

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  • UN adopts annual consensus decision on Gibraltar

    UN adopts annual consensus decision on Gibraltar0

    The UN General Assembly’s Fourth Committee has adopted the annual consensus decision on Gibraltar, which this year highlights efforts to reach agreement on practical cross-border issues against the backdrop of Brexit. The text was adopted last Friday but was agreed early in November, well before the recent developments on Brexit and the Withdrawal Agreement reached

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  • Office of the Ombudsman marks 20th anniversary

    Office of the Ombudsman marks 20th anniversary0

    The Ombudsman’s Office today celebrates its 20th anniversary with a reception of Public Service Ombudsmen from Malta, England, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Today marks 20 years since Parliament enacted the Public Services Ombudsman Act 1988. This was shortly followed by the establishment of the Office of the Ombudsman. Former Ombudsmen Henry Pinna and

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