• Govt to clamp down on illegal rubbish dumping

    Govt to clamp down on illegal rubbish dumping0

    The Gibraltar Government will use CCTV footage to clamp down on persons who dump household refuse and bulky items outside refuse bins. Any persons found littering could face a fine of up to £250. “Our surveillance cameras are already operating in key areas. Additional cameras will shortly be deployed in known hotspots identified by the

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  • Repainting of ‘referendum steps’ nears completion

    Repainting of ‘referendum steps’ nears completion0

    The repainting of Devil’s Gap Steps for the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum is expected to be completed by the end of this week. Young volunteers at the Gibraltar Youth Service have been hard at work every morning since last Thursday repainting the steps in time for the anniversary celebrations. The youngsters learnt about

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  • GSD ‘concerned’ over decision not to renew judge’s contract

    GSD ‘concerned’ over decision not to renew judge’s contract0

    The GSD has expressed concern over the decision of the Gibraltar Judicial Service Commission not to renew the contract of Supreme Court Judge Adrian Jack, as it questioned whether the decision would leave Gibraltar’s courts improperly resourced. This comes after the Gibraltar Government confirmed Mr Jack’s departure and issued a statement on the assurances Mr

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  • Govt clamps down on illegal rubbish dumping

    Govt clamps down on illegal rubbish dumping0

    The Government will use footage from CCTV cameras around Gibraltar in a bid to crack down on persons depositing of household refuse and bulky items outside refuse bins. Any persons found littering could face a fine of up to £250. The initiative forms part of the Government’s waste awareness campaign where residents are reminded that

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  • Injured OESCO worker wins £273,000 in damages

    Injured OESCO worker wins £273,000 in damages0

    A former OESCO employee suing for workplace injuries was awarded £273,000 in damages by the Supreme Court. The electricity supply company admitted liability for the accident after its employee fell 3.5m when changing a spotlight above an engine. The lawsuit lodged by the worker sought to recover loss of future earnings, surgery and care as

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  • Brussels analyses Western Beach sewage concerns ‘in detail’

    Brussels analyses Western Beach sewage concerns ‘in detail’0

    Sewage leaks from La Linea that have in the past contaminated bathing water in Gibraltar’s Western Beach are being analysed “in detail” by the European Commission, Europe’s environment commissioner Karmenu Vella said this week. Mr Vella said Spain had now responded to a letter of formal notice from the Commission over its failure to comply

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