• Together Gibraltar defends drugs policy, urging ‘bold decisions’

    Together Gibraltar defends drugs policy, urging ‘bold decisions’0

    Together Gibraltar has dismissed government criticism that its drugs policy amounts to “a dangerous experiment”, insisting that addiction must be treated as a public health problem and users helped to escape a “vicious cycle” of jail and petty crime. The party was reacting after Chief Minister Fabian Picardo accused it of adopting a “fingers-crossed-try-it-and-see” approach

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  • School’s a walk in the park for students at Governor’s Meadow

    School’s a walk in the park for students at Governor’s Meadow0

    Over 300 pupils from Governor’s Meadow First School took part in a Walkathon around Commonwealth Park yesterday morning, joined by the Minister for Education, Dr John Cortes. The purpose behind the Walkathon was multi-fold, with the school having encouraged pupils to keep healthy and active over the past two years via various incentives. Head Teacher

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  • Gibdock video prompts exchange on health and safety

    Gibdock video prompts exchange on health and safety0

    Dramatic footage of water pouring into a drydock while men were at work inside raised concerns yesterday about health and safety in Gibraltar’s shipyard, despite assurances from Gibdock and the Gibraltar Government that the incident was down to human error and had been properly handled. The footage showed an incident that occurred in April 2018

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  • Gibraltar urged to vote in EU election

    Gibraltar urged to vote in EU election0

    Gibraltar’s political parties have all called on the electorate to participate in the forthcoming European parliamentary elections set to take place next week, highlighting the importance of the vote against the backdrop of Brexit. Whilst the Gibraltar Government has not advised Gibraltarian voters to back a specific party, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said

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  • Agreement reached over stadium access

    Agreement reached over stadium access0

    The Gibraltar FA will replace the existing pitch at the Victoria Stadium with a new FIFA Quality PRO turf later this month, in a move that has prompted intense discussions with the Ministry for Sport to minimise disruption to football matches and local athletes preparing for the forthcoming Island Games in Gibraltar. Work to lay

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  • Treat drug addiction as an illness, GSD and Together Gibraltar urge Govt

    Treat drug addiction as an illness, GSD and Together Gibraltar urge Govt0

    The GSD and Together Gibraltar have called on the Gibraltar Government to recognise drug addiction as an illness. The plea came as the government launched its new drugs campaign yesterday, insisting it will focus on law enforcement, prevention, treatment and harm reduction. And although the two parties agreed on the need to treat addiction as

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