• Dementia society welcomes Hillsides and urges continued investment

    Dementia society welcomes Hillsides and urges continued investment0

    Hillsides, the new residential facility for persons with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, was formally inaugurated yesterday having welcomed its first 16 patients over the weekend. Located at the site of the old Royal Naval Hospital and close to the Bella Vista Dementia Day Centre, this is the latest in the provision of elderly care services locally

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  • GFSC’s new business plan has an eye on Brexit

    GFSC’s new business plan has an eye on Brexit0

    The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission will actively supporting the development of new markets and activities in Gibraltar, against the backdrop of Brexit. In its latest business plan the Commission sets out its priorities for the year ahead including strengthening its position in the international community of regulators and ensuring that the firms it regulates are

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  • GHA walkout averted amid bitter political exchanges

    GHA walkout averted amid bitter political exchanges0

    A planned protest at St Bernard’s Hospital was yesterday curbed following a last minute meeting between unions and Health Minister Neil Costa. Mr Costa met with Unite the Union on Thursday evening where 16 GHA representatives cited “long standing staffing matters” as the reason for industrial action. According to a union representative, members were willing

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  • Fixed cameras highlight Gib’s ‘speed problem’

    Fixed cameras highlight Gib’s ‘speed problem’0

    A total of 1,700 drivers were logged breaking speed limits on Gibraltar’s roads within the space of a weekend, it was revealed yesterday as new fixed speed cameras became operational in three speeding hotspots. Officials testing the cameras in the run-up to the launch clocked hundreds of drivers exceeding the speed limits, with Transport Minister

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  • MPs clear way for UK general election on June 8

    MPs clear way for UK general election on June 80

    Britain will go to the polls on June 8, after MPs cleared the way for an early general election. Theresa May easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll forward from the scheduled date of 2020. With the Prime Minister needing the support of 434 MPs – two

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  • MPs clear way for general election on June 8

    MPs clear way for general election on June 80

    Britain will go to the polls on June 8, after MPs cleared the way for an early general election. Theresa May easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll forward from the scheduled date of 2020. With the Prime Minister needing the support of 434 MPs – two

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