• Calpeans AC celebrate 65th anniversary

    Calpeans AC celebrate 65th anniversary

    • April 11, 2019

    Calpeans AC recently celebrated 65 years of athletics in Gibraltar. Formed in 1954 by Charlie Flower, Pepe Ramirez, Salvador Gaduzo and Lloyd Devincenzi Calpeans soon established themselves at the forefront of Gibraltar athletics. It was in 1958 that Calpeans were officially recognised and under the guidance of Charlies Flower and Tito Torres Sr Calpeans started

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  • Locally produced video raises awareness of dyslexia

    Locally produced video raises awareness of dyslexia

    • April 10, 2019

    The positive side of living with dyslexia was highlighted in a new video launched by the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group. The message shared was that dyslexics are highly creative, they think outside the box and are good at problem solving. Four volunteers, including the Governor of Gibraltar Lieutenant General Edward Davis, spoke about dyslexia in

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  • The volcanic islands of the Azores

    The volcanic islands of the Azores

    • April 7, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature, local traveller Shaun Yeo explores Pico Island and Faial Island. By Shaun Yeo The Azores is a collection of Volcanic Islands, found in the North Atlantic Ocean. The Azorean Islands belong to Portugal and also make up the Macronesian Archipelago, these consisting of; Canary Islands, the Cape Verdean Islands, Madeira

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  • ArtDance Gibraltar to host outdoor event featuring international dancers

    ArtDance Gibraltar to host outdoor event featuring international dancers

    • April 6, 2019

    ArtDance Gibraltar will be hosting a free outdoor event at the John Mackintosh Square next month. The event will take place on May 4 at 8.30pm and the square will be transformed into a performance area. Professional international touring artists are invited to share the stage alongside local acts. The companies attending this year have

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  • Listening to local talent

    Listening to local talent

    • April 6, 2019

    Music Review by Claire Spencer Go into The Lord Nelson in Gibraltar’s Casemates Square any Thursday evening and you’re in for a musical treat, as it’s the live jam where anyone can get up join in on the musical fun. “The Nelly” as the pub is affectionately known, is decked out in the style of

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  • Sky’s the limit for local man living with cerebral palsy

    Sky’s the limit for local man living with cerebral palsy

    • April 6, 2019

    A 20-year old local man living with Cerebral Palsy was inspired to take part in a 15,000 foot tandem skydive after watching a series of videos on YouTube. Kydon Mena collected £300 from friends and family and set off to Seville last Sunday to carry out the “challenge of a lifetime” which he felt he

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  • Royal Gibraltar Regiment celebrates 80th anniversary with ‘Unconquered’ concert

    Royal Gibraltar Regiment celebrates 80th anniversary with ‘Unconquered’ concert

    • April 6, 2019

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment Band and Corps of Drums, and the Band of the Irish Guards were joined by world-renowned Welsh tenor Wynne Evans. Mr Evans is widely known for his role as Gio Compario in the Go Compare adverts and met the local Regiment’s Bandmaster, WO1 Richard Burton some 15 years earlier, long before

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  • Northern Defences ‘transformed’ following clear up project

    Northern Defences ‘transformed’ following clear up project

    • April 4, 2019

    The King’s Lines have been the latest area to be cleared of litter as part of the government’s ongoing project in clearing out the Northern Defences. After five years of clearing works, the area has received a “complete transformation following decades of neglect and abandonment”. The Lines kept Gibraltar safe from a northern enemy assault

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  • Gibraltar Warhammer International Grand Tournament draws in the crowds

    Gibraltar Warhammer International Grand Tournament draws in the crowds

    • April 3, 2019

    More than 80 international players took part in the Gibraltar Warhammer International Grand Tournament held at Grand Battery House. Boris Michev took the top prize with his Dukhari after winning against Ben Jones with a score of 32 to nil. Photo shows winner Boris Michev. Pic courtesy of Neville Zammit Second prize went to Adrien

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  • Swimming with turtles in Hawaii

    Swimming with turtles in Hawaii

    • March 31, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature Eyleen Gomez and her husband Paul take a dive in the clear waters of Hawaii in search of some turtles. by Eyleen Gomez Honolulu, on the Island of Oahu (O’ahu in Hawaiian), the capital city of the Hawaiian Islands, is home to one of the world’s most famous beaches, Waikiki.

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  • A decade of memories ‘hanging naked on the wall’

    A decade of memories ‘hanging naked on the wall’

    • March 30, 2019

    Paul Cosquieri unveiled his newest exhibition of life drawings called ‘Hanging Naked on the Wall’ featuring over 10 years of sketches. The exhibition at the Fine Arts Gallery consists of black and white sketches of charcoal and paint on paper. The life drawing sessions take place weekly and have done so for over a decade.

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  • Cyber security expert shows how to find vulnerabilities through ‘ethical hacking’

    Cyber security expert shows how to find vulnerabilities through ‘ethical hacking’

    • March 29, 2019

    American cyber security expert Tim Pierson recently gave sage advice to local tech workers: ‘to beat a hacker you need to think like one’. Mr Pierson was delivering a ‘Certified Ethical Hacker’ course at the University of Gibraltar in an event organised by Rock Learning. At the four day course he brought over 20 years

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