• Relay for Life smashes three records

    Relay for Life smashes three records

    • September 26, 2017

    Gibraltar’s Relay for Life has seen a record breaking year as the Gibraltar branch of Cancer Research UK celebrates its fiftieth year on the Rock. This weekend saw 79 teams, 95 survivors in the first lap of honour and more than £43,700 raised as money continues to pour in. The relay was a huge success

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  • Calpe House set for Christmas bauble competition

    Calpe House set for Christmas bauble competition

    • September 23, 2017

    The Calpe House Trust has launched a new competition to design a Christmas bauble. The competition is the brainchild of long-time sponsor David Frier, owner of local firm Capital Trustees. The competition is open to all students in full time education on the Rock, regardless of age, and the trust welcomes entries from nursery to

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  • Rock start for rowing marine in Atlantic solo record bid

    Rock start for rowing marine in Atlantic solo record bid

    • September 23, 2017

    British man Lee Spencer will attempt to break the world record for the fastest solo row across the Atlantic Ocean, departing from Gibraltar early next year. Mr Spencer, who is physically disabled, aims to beat the current 96 day able bodied record for a single row from Europe to continental America for a new Guinness

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  • Arrival of HMS Ocean to deliver aid in Caribbean is ‘hugely significant’

    Arrival of HMS Ocean to deliver aid in Caribbean is ‘hugely significant’

    • September 22, 2017

    The arrival into the Caribbean of Britain’s biggest in-service warship, dispatched to help with hurricane recovery efforts, has been branded “hugely significant”. Loaded with more than 60 tonnes of aid, HMS Ocean’s cargo includes more than 5,000 hygiene kits, 500,000 water purification tablets and 10,000 buckets. The helicopter carrier and amphibious assault ship was about

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  • Local officer assists in Chilean army training

    Local officer assists in Chilean army training

    • September 22, 2017

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently deployed one of its officers to Santiago in Chile. Major Timothy Cumming deployed from Jul 12 –Aug 2 to Santiago to assist in the delivery of some critical Pre-Deployment Training (PDT). This training was delivered to members of the Chilean Armed Forces that were going to make up the latest

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  • Understanding autism

    Understanding autism

    • September 22, 2017

    The Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento, this week addressed a packed event filled with parents and volunteers aiming to gain further knowledge of autism. Ms Sacramento spoke about the Gibraltar Government’s autism strategy and introduced her team. Seminars will be taking place over the next couple days at the O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel.

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  • Loreto Convent School celebrates World Peace Day

    Loreto Convent School celebrates World Peace Day

    • September 22, 2017

    Loreto Convent School celebrated the International Day of Peace on Thursday September 21. The United Nations has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. In recognition of this religious leaders were invited to attend, these included; Bishop Carmel Zammit and Monsignor Paul

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  • Work completed on A&E department at St Bernard’s

    Work completed on A&E department at St Bernard’s

    • September 21, 2017

    The Accident and Emergency Department at St Bernard’s Hospital has been expanded to cater to its growing demand. The department has seen an increase in demand since it opened at St Bernard’s 12 years ago. The aim of the expansion is to reduce waiting times. The minor injuries unit has increased in size meaning five

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  • La Linea photojournalist illustrates migrant plight in Dublin exhibition

    La Linea photojournalist illustrates migrant plight in Dublin exhibition

    • September 21, 2017

    La Linea photojournalist Marcos Moreno is exhibiting his series on migration and refugees in the Instituto Cervantes in Dublin, Ireland. His images and intimate portraits capture human dignity and suffering, shedding light on the plight of people searching for a better life. “Eyes can tell so many stories, and yet, so many stories remain untold,”

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  • Monk seal statue marks Rock’s nature heritage

    Monk seal statue marks Rock’s nature heritage

    • September 21, 2017

    Environment Minister Dr John Cortes unveiled a statue of a monk seal mother and pup at the 2nd Europa Advance Battery yesterday, marking Gibraltar’s nature heritage ahead of this year’s Calpe Conference which starts today. The location, soon to become the Viewing Platform for the Gorham’s Cave Complex World Heritage Site, was specially selected as

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  • The Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently deployed one of its officers to Santiago in Chile.

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently deployed one of its officers to Santiago in Chile.

    • September 20, 2017

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently deployed one of its officers to Santiago in Chile. Major Timothy Cumming deployed from Jul 12 –Aug 2 to Santiago to assist in the delivery of some critical Pre-Deployment Training (PDT). This training was delivered to members of the Chilean Armed Forces that were going to make up the latest

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  • Time lapse video captures Franciscan fresco restoration

    Time lapse video captures Franciscan fresco restoration

    • September 20, 2017

    Following on from the launch of the restored Franciscan frescos earlier this year, and in order to increase accessibility to the project, time lapse videos of the restoration process have been launched across a number of platforms. Funded by The Friends of Gibraltar and supported by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust in collaboration with the Governor,

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