• Abseiling event raises £13,000 for Cancer Research

    Abseiling event raises £13,000 for Cancer Research

    • September 4, 2018

    The Gibraltar Branch of Cancer Research UK raised over £13,000 with an abseiling event on the Europort building this weekend. Some 46 people roped down the side of the Europort building last Saturday, with each raising a minimum of £200 to participate. The event saw participants abseil down the building for over four hours as

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  • Gibraltar Youth Service brings back patio games

    Gibraltar Youth Service brings back patio games

    • August 29, 2018

    Over the last two weeks, the Gibraltar Youth Service has been reintroducing “patio games” for youngsters. Fifty young people from the different youth clubs joined at Dolphins Youth Club to participate in the outdoor activities. No high level equipment was required as young people joined in a variety of traditional patio games, which their grandparents

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  • Govt and GSD at odds on air quality

    Govt and GSD at odds on air quality

    • August 29, 2018

    The Gibraltar Government last night reacted to GSD criticisms of its air quality monitoring programme by insisting it was already expanding its sampling infrastructure around the Rock. The reaction came after the GSD questioned the government’s decision to monitor air quality at the frontier, and suggested that the Waterport area would be a better alternative.

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  • Dusky grouper points to success of ‘no fishing’ zones

    Dusky grouper points to success of ‘no fishing’ zones

    • August 27, 2018

    A dusky grouper is pictured above in a screen grab captured recently from a live feed broadcast online by Gibraltar’s underwater webcam. The camera is located in a nature protection zone and officials at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change believe this rare sighting could be indicative of marine conservation measures starting

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  • Stay and Play programme comes to a close

    Stay and Play programme comes to a close

    • August 22, 2018

    The Stay and Play summer sports programme, organised by the GSLA, this year with the co-operation of the Care Agency, came to an end this week as participants took part in a final presentation for parents and families. Attended by Minister for Sports Steven Linares, Special Olympics Chairwoman Annie Risso and Miss Gibraltar 2018 Star

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  • Book launch highlights importance of the Rock’s social history

    Book launch highlights importance of the Rock’s social history

    • August 10, 2018

    The Beanland’s, their extended family and friends gathered for the launch of the book ‘Journey to Gibraltar… Letters, Memoirs and Personal Diaries 1861-1951’ based on the family history and their arrival on the Rock 151 years ago. Written and compiled by Vanessa Beanland with additions by her father Malcolm and other family members, Deputy Chief

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  • Why too much sleep could be bad for your health

    Why too much sleep could be bad for your health

    • August 7, 2018

    Sleeping longer than the recommended seven or eight hours a night has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to new research. Researchers looked at data from 74 studies involving more than three million people and found those who slept for 10 hours were 30% more likely to die prematurely than those

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  • Gibraltar represented in international pilgrimage to WWI battlefields

    Gibraltar represented in international pilgrimage to WWI battlefields

    • August 7, 2018

    Members of the Gibraltar branch of The Royal British Legion will be joining thousands on a pilgrimage of Remembrance to World War One battlefields this month to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. The event recreates similar pilgrimage held in 1928 and will culminate with a parade and ceremony in Ypres.

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  • Chronicle launches new sport supplement

    Chronicle launches new sport supplement

    • August 3, 2018

    The Gibraltar Chronicle is launching a new monthly supplement on sport. Published on the first Saturday of every month, the 12-page supplement will take a deeper look at sport on the Rock, probing behind our daily coverage to offer insight into the trends, challenges and opportunities facing sportsmen and women in Gibraltar. From the business

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  • Harrison Ford’s Han Solo jacket to go under the hammer

    Harrison Ford’s Han Solo jacket to go under the hammer

    • August 1, 2018

    By Laura Harding, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent The jacket worn by Harrison Ford in his role as Han Solo in the Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back is expected to fetch up to £1 million when it goes under the hammer. It will be part of an auction of rare blockbuster film memorabilia,

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  • City walls come to life during history walk

    City walls come to life during history walk

    • July 31, 2018

    Gibraltar’s city walls have kept the enemy at bay for centuries and yesterday local children found out just exactly how they did that as they took part in ‘Walks through history’. The ‘Walks through history’ events are run by the Gibraltar Museum and form part of this year’s summer sports and leisure programme. Yesterday, a

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  • A night at the beach under a blood red moon

    A night at the beach under a blood red moon

    • July 31, 2018

    Hundreds of people took to the East side of the Rock on Friday evening to watch the lunar eclipse and the blood red moon that occurred as a result. Moon watchers were out with their telescopes, cameras and binoculars. Some people turned a day at the beach into a night at the beach complete with

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