• Local challenge sees people learning to live without single-use plastic

    Local challenge sees people learning to live without single-use plastic

    • February 16, 2019

    Local business Gamma Architects is challenging people to join them in the challenge to live without single use plastic. Architect Ruth Massias Greenberg is quick to point out that they are aware that some single use plastic is unavoidable, be it for medical or hygiene reasons. The challenge called #freefromfebruary aims to start change habits

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  • Stargazing on the Big Island of Hawaii

    Stargazing on the Big Island of Hawaii

    • February 16, 2019

    The Polynesian Big Islands of Hawaii, or Hawai’i as it is known in Hawaiian is filled with the most wonderful ‘everythings’, wonderful volcanos, wonderful beaches, wonderful scenery, wonderful people, wonderful food, wonderful music, I could go on. But for me, two of the most wonderful things about this stunning island, was one on honeymoon with

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  • GAMPA produce Concert Series showcasing local talent

    GAMPA produce Concert Series showcasing local talent

    • February 16, 2019

    The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts has produced a Concert Series with their students over the past two weeks at the Magazine Studio Theatre. The Concert Eeries opened with The Parasol Foundation Scholarship Recital in late January. The recital saw performances from the three Excellence and Promise and Potential Bursary Winners Andrii Zhalkovskyi,

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  • GAMPA launches ‘I Am Me’ project

    GAMPA launches ‘I Am Me’ project

    • February 16, 2019

    Schoolchildren in Gibraltar are learning tips on how value themselves as part of the “I Am Me” project led by the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts. The team have been travelling around local schools and meeting with youngsters to spread this message of empowerment to help boost their self-esteem. The aim of the

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  • ‘Paintings to dance to’ launches new GEMA initiative

    ‘Paintings to dance to’ launches new GEMA initiative

    • February 16, 2019

    Wednesday night saw the launch of a new initiative introducing small monthly art exhibitions at GEMA – the Gibraltar Exhibition of Modern Art. The first features artist and president of the Fine Arts Association Paul Cosquieri who is presenting a new series of large scale abstract paintings entitled ‘paintings to dance to’ inspired by the

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  • Get romantic this Valentine’s weekend with some vegan heart shaped cookies

    Get romantic this Valentine’s weekend with some vegan heart shaped cookies

    • February 16, 2019

    The age old saying ‘the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach’ rings very true with these heart shaped strawberry cookies. This week the Gibraltar Vegan shows us how to get romantic while in the kitchen with this dairy-free alternative to cookies. The traditional cream is swapped with coconut cream and the butter is

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  • Emotional tributes as Mars Opportunity Rover pronounced dead

    Emotional tributes as Mars Opportunity Rover pronounced dead

    • February 14, 2019

    By Stephen Jones, Press Association Emotions were running high on social media as the universe waved goodbye to Nasa’s Opportunity rover after 15 years on the surface of Mars. Former US president Barack Obama led tributes to the vehicle, which was only built to operate for three months but ended up surviving far, far longer.

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  • Renewing everlasting love at the Cathedral

    Renewing everlasting love at the Cathedral

    • February 9, 2019

    Local couples celebrated landmark anniversaries as they renewed their vows to each other once again. The marriage renewal ceremony was recently held at the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned where over 35 couples celebrated their anniversaries. The ceremony was presided by the Bishop of Gibraltar Carmel Zammit. Love was in the air at marriage

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  • Childline marks children’s mental health week

    Childline marks children’s mental health week

    • February 9, 2019

    This week is Children’s Mental Health Week 2019 and Childline Gibraltar is running a series of events promoting it. The week has received a high profile thanks to the patronage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate together with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Megan, explains Gibraltar

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  • At Cape Verde life is ‘no stress’

    At Cape Verde life is ‘no stress’

    • February 9, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature, local traveller Shaun Yeo visits the stress free islands of Cape Verde in Africa. By Shaun Yeo The motto of the Cape Verdeans is “No Stress!” You hear it all over the streets, everywhere you go. It basically means they take life easy and don’t stress about any worries, and

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  • Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part two

    Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part two

    • February 9, 2019

    Local speakers took to the stage once again at the fifth annual edition of Gib Talks. The event saw people share their experiences and some deeply personal stories at the John Mackintosh Hall during the seven hour event. Sharing stories and life experiences is what Gib Talks is all about and in the afternoon session

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  • Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part one

    Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part one

    • February 9, 2019

    Local speakers took to the stage once again at the fifth annual edition of Gib Talks. The event saw people share their experience and some deeply personal stories at the John Mackintosh Hall during the seven hour event. Gib Talks returned for another year where people shared their trials and tribulations to a packed audience

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