• 100 years

    100 years0

    Manuel Rocca celebrated his 100th birthday last week. Family and friends joined him at Hillsides to mark the occasion and were joined by the Minister for Health, Care and Justice, Neil Costa, who presented Mr Rocca with a birthday card form Her Majesty the Queen.

  • Govt urges GSD to cooperate on draft abortion Bill

    Govt urges GSD to cooperate on draft abortion Bill0

    The Gibraltar Government has asked the GSD to co-operate on the draft Bill for changes to the law on abortion by responding to its Command Paper consultation. This comes after the GSD issued a policy statement on the subject explaining that it would not back the government’s draft legislation on abortion because it was “politically

  • Political grilling

    Political grilling0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo paid a visit to St Mary’s First School this week, where he met pupils and viewed their work on local politics. The pupils put Mr Picardo “in the hot seat” and asked probing questions, before showing Mr Picardo their displays on past and present Chief Ministers. The project was part of

  • Retired Squadron Leader visits RAF Gibraltar

    Retired Squadron Leader visits RAF Gibraltar0

    RAF Gibraltar hosted a retired squadron leader, Derek Coumbe, and his son Andy Coumbe this week. Derek first served as an Air Traffic Controller at RAF Gibraltar between 1975 and 1979 and then later as the Senior Air Traffic Control Officer between 1983 and 1986. Andy has worked in Gibraltar since 1983, and is currently

  • Party time for Together Gibraltar?

    Party time for Together Gibraltar?0

    Together Gibraltar has issued a final rallying call for its 200 members who wish to vote at this evening’s meeting to decide whether to evolve into a political party. On a GBC Viewpoint programme some three weeks ago, Together Gibraltar founding member and Independent MP Marlene Hassan-Nahon felt like it was the right time to

  • New consultant clinical psychologist for GHA

    New consultant clinical psychologist for GHA0

    A new consultant clinical psychologist has started working with the Gibraltar Health Authority, the Government of Gibraltar announced yesterday. Dr Louise Barber will be based at Ocean Views Mental Health Facility, where she will provide psychological interventions for in-patients. A government spokesman explained that the services will be audited in order to allow for further