• Skin cancer screening day

    Skin cancer screening day

    • April 25, 2017

    The Gibraltar Health Authority held its annual ‘Skin Cancer Screen Day’ on Saturday in which the Dermatology Department of the GHA promoted the event with an information stand outside the ICC and at the Primary Care Centre where walk in clinics were held. Pic: Johnny Bugeja.

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  • Scouts on parade

    Scouts on parade

    • April 25, 2017

    The Scouts Association Gibraltar Branch exercised their Freedom of the City as they celebrated St George’s Day on Saturday led by the Pipes and Drums of the 5th Sea Scouts and Scouts Commissioner Mark Rodriguez. The Scouts marched past Parliament House where the Deputy Mayor John Goncalves took the salute. A number of awards were

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  • Song Festival donation

    Song Festival donation

    • April 25, 2017

    Every year, just before the finals night of the Gibraltar International Song Festival, the Festival Committee present a cheque to a local charity. This year, the presentation, was made to the Gibraltar Alzheimer and Dementia Society, in the presence of the Mayor Kaiane Lopez at the City Hall. The picture includes members of the Song

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  • Video games theme for fifth Gib face and body painting festival

    Video games theme for fifth Gib face and body painting festival

    • April 24, 2017

    Gibraltar’s fifth annual international face and body painting festival took place over the weekend at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. This year’s theme was video games. The demonstration days saw artists design and paint their models. Some models attended the Bosom Buddies fashion show at Grand Battery House on Friday. One of the models taking part

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  • ‘Enjoy Miss Gib journey’ says former Miss World

    ‘Enjoy Miss Gib journey’ says former Miss World

    • April 21, 2017

    The nine Miss Gibraltar 2017 contestants drew their numbers on Wednesday evening at the City Hall marking the start of their pageant experience. The event was hosted by the Mayor Kaiane Lopez in her first engagement as the mayor of Gibraltar. Addressing this year’s contestants Mrs Lopez drew from her own experiences in both the

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  • New kit for airport firefighters

    New kit for airport firefighters

    • April 20, 2017

    The Airport Fire and Rescue Service unveiled their new fire-fighting kit in the presence of the Minister with responsibility for the Fire Services, Gilbert Licudi, and other dignitaries. In addition, the men received awards and certificates acknowledging the various courses each crew member had passed in the past months. The new kit sees a return

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  • Do you want to join the excavations at Gorham’s?

    Do you want to join the excavations at Gorham’s?

    • April 19, 2017

    A scheme aimed at involving the local public in the annual excavations at the Gorham’s Cave Complex UNESCO World Heritage Site was launched yesterday on World Heritage Day. This is the first time the general public are being invited to join the dig and eight places will be available. The scheme aims to celebrate the

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  • Majestic Princess makes inaugural cruise call

    Majestic Princess makes inaugural cruise call

    • April 19, 2017

    Last Friday, a new cruise ship, the Majestic Princess, paid her first visit to the Port of Gibraltar. Taking part in the traditional exchange of plaques were (l to r): Martin Moss (Cruise Director), Dirk Brand (Hotel General Manager), Dennis Federico, (MH Blands), Nicky Guerrero, (CEO GTB), Captain Dino Sagano, Manolo Tirado, (Deputy Captain of

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  • SDGG announce National Day celebrations

    SDGG announce National Day celebrations

    • April 19, 2017

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) have confirm that this year’s National Celebrations will be held from Friday 19 August to Sunday 10 September. The programme of events and activities which is still not finalised will include the annual Gibraltar Fair, art and photographic competitions, the Gibraltar Calling Music Festival amongst other cultural and

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  • Loggerhead turtle released after rescue

    Loggerhead turtle released after rescue

    • April 18, 2017

    An endangered Loggerhead turtle was released after being rescued and nursed by local environmental officials. The turtle was discovered by Customs officers during a routine patrol of the British Gibraltar territorial waters. It was struggling to dive and ran the risk of being hit by a vessel in the busy bay. The Department of the

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  • Convent unity candle pays tribute to Momy Levy

    Convent unity candle pays tribute to Momy Levy

    • April 18, 2017

    “There is nothing more vital to Gibraltar than its unified Community,” said Governor Lt Gen Edward Davis at the lighting ceremony of the Unity Candle on Maundy Thursday at the Convent. “Equally, nobody has done more to protect, progress and promote this Community than Momy Levy. They are both an inspiration to us all,” he said

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  • Tinie Tempah added to festival line-up

    Tinie Tempah added to festival line-up

    • April 15, 2017

    UK rapper Tinie Tempah is the latest artist to be announced for the upcoming MTV presents Gibraltar Calling Music Festival to be held at Victoria Stadium Gibraltar over the weekend of 2 and 3 September 2017. Tinie shot to world prominence in 2010 when his debut single ‘Pass Out’ hit number one on the UK

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