• Your day to visit the 2018 Gibraltar Flower Show at JMH

    Your day to visit the 2018 Gibraltar Flower Show at JMH

    • April 26, 2018

    The Gibraltar Flower Show winners will be announced today at a prize giving ceremony. The annual event takes place at the John Mackintosh Hall this year where an array of beautiful flowers in bloom can be seen. The show is being judged by James Attwood, the proprietor of Creative Gardens, who told the Chronicle what

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  • Running brings happiness, study finds

    Running brings happiness, study finds

    • April 25, 2018

    Regular running makes people happier and more confident in everyday life, according to research. Academics said a survey of 8,000 runners found they enjoyed a sense of satisfaction and achievement, with social networks such as parkrun and Strava adding a sense of community. The vast majority of those surveyed – 89% – said running regularly

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  • Storm Trooper resides on the Rock

    Storm Trooper resides on the Rock

    • April 24, 2018

    Shaun Lister, became Gibraltar’s only official and registered Storm Trooper when he was accepted by the esteemed 501st Legion and he is now known in the circle as TK-22201, Vader’s Fist. The 501st Legion, is a charity Org/Cosplay who are famous around the world and are used by Lucas arts and Disney for special events.

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  • First hand-reared black-tailed Godwit returns to the UK after winter in Portugal

    First hand-reared black-tailed Godwit returns to the UK after winter in Portugal

    • April 24, 2018

    A black-tailed godwit released into the wild in the Fens after being hand-reared has returned home from its winter migration, wildlife experts have said. The bird is one of 26 raised at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) Welney Wetland Centre, Cambridgeshire, and released into the wild last summer, from where they migrated as far

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  • St Bernard’s middle at the JMH

    St Bernard’s middle at the JMH

    • April 24, 2018

    The always popular School Production by St Bernard’s Middle School will be staged at the John Mackintosh Hall today, tomorrow and Thursday. There was a real buzz of excitement yesterday as the entire school took to the stage for their final dress rehearsal – and their first time with an audience. There was much to

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  • Some yoghurts contain almost all of a child’s recommended daily sugar intake

    Some yoghurts contain almost all of a child’s recommended daily sugar intake

    • April 23, 2018

    Apparently healthy yoghurts can come close to sending children over their daily sugar limit in a single helping, campaigners have warned. Public Health Liverpool said its own analysis found that some yoghurts contain the equivalent of almost five sugar cubes. NHS guidelines say children aged between four and six should have no more than 19g

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  • Experts unite to condemn plans for road tunnel past Stonehenge

    Experts unite to condemn plans for road tunnel past Stonehenge

    • April 23, 2018

    Archaeologists responsible for many of the recent discoveries in the Stonehenge landscape have hit out at plans for a road tunnel past the monument. The 22 experts, who have carried out research within the World Heritage Site in the past 10 years, warned plans to put the A303 into a tunnel where it passes the

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  • One in six Brits have considered leaving their partner… But why?

    One in six Brits have considered leaving their partner… But why?

    • April 23, 2018

    Nearly one in six Brits have considered leaving their partner due to their SNORING, according to a new survey. In light of this year’s National Stop Snoring week, Breathe Right undertook a nationwide survey of couples in the UK. They found as many as 78% have a partner who snores , while a further 14%

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  • Miss Gibraltar 2018 will not be aired live on television

    Miss Gibraltar 2018 will not be aired live on television

    • April 23, 2018

    The Miss Gibraltar 2018 pageant will not be aired live on GBC and will be a smaller event with a maximum of 150 attendees. The date and location of the pageant has also changed with the show re-scheduled for Saturday 16 June at Grand Battery House. The Gibraltar Government confirmed the pageant will be an

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  • Got book block? Try reading something else, charity says

    Got book block? Try reading something else, charity says

    • April 23, 2018

    It’s a conundrum faced by every reader at some point – ditch a book that you are just not enjoying, or see it through with grim determination until the bitter end. A new poll suggests that many of us are unwilling to give up on a book, no matter how much we are struggling, while

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  • MH Bland supports GADS ‘dementia friendly’ campaign

    MH Bland supports GADS ‘dementia friendly’ campaign

    • April 21, 2018

    MH Bland yesterday launched its ‘Dementia Friendly’ bus, one of the Calypso Tours fleet which will be used to provide transfers and tours to visiting tourists from the Costa del Sol or Cruise liner passengers.  It will be seen not only by Gibraltarians but also visitors to the Rock as well. This is one of

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  • Bike rally raised over £2,000 for charity

    Bike rally raised over £2,000 for charity

    • March 29, 2018

    Over £2,000 was raised for Cancer Relief Gibraltar and Asociación Alejandro Navarro from a charity bike rally held last Saturday. Some 70 participants from local cycle clubs and officers from the Royal Gibraltar Police and Cuerpo Nacional de Policía from La Linea, Estepona and Marbella took part in the bike rally. A strong message of

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