• Special Olympics

    Special Olympics0

    Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, and Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento, were present at yesterday’s opening of the Special Olympics. Accompanied by Denis Lafferty, Chairman of Special Olympics, they watched the 5-a-side football tournament between Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, Barbate and Algeciras.’ The 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics also took

  • HMS Scimitar back on patrol

    HMS Scimitar back on patrol0

    HMS Scimitar is back alongside at the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron having completed her Annual Survey and Repair Period. Since the start of May, she has been on dry land, surrounded by scaffolding and engineers for a six-week programme of repair and refurbishment to keep her machinery running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. The

  • Document R regulations commence

    Document R regulations commence0

    All new building works, future building applications and any modifications that require building or planning approval will have to be fully assessable, as Document R of the Building Rules came into effect yesterday. Document R addresses all aspects of building and is aimed at improving accessibility to buildings and structures. It has been adhered to

  • Lifeguards and beach attendants undergo disability training

    Lifeguards and beach attendants undergo disability training0

    The Ministry of Equality has delivered front line staff training on general disability awareness and disability language and etiquette for lifeguards and beach attendants. The training was carried out over three sessions last week. A total of 76 individuals, who will be employed by the Department of the Environment in all public beaches and at

  • BrightMed discusses borders and technology

    BrightMed discusses borders and technology0

    The BrightMed International Seminar yesterday saw discussions on the impact on borders and technology. The event that is part of the Gibraltar World Music Festival activities invited ‘Sages’ to speak about their take on the subject of borders and the future. The GWMF activities included the Castle Street Party on ‘Calle Comedia’ where local musicians

  • Final week of Round the Rock challenge draws bags of support

    Final week of Round the Rock challenge draws bags of support0

    More than 100 people, including the Minister for Equality Samantha Sacramento, joined Kiara Sene as she completed her final week of the 12 week round the Rock challenge in aid of Gibraltar’s Autism Support Group. Ms Sene started off with a target of £10,000, as of yesterday she smashed that and has raised £13,000, so