• Toy Story Family Day raises over £400 for Childline Gibraltar

    Toy Story Family Day raises over £400 for Childline Gibraltar

    • June 13, 2019

    Ocean Village recently held a Toy Story day in aid of Childline Gibraltar. Popular Pixar characters Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie entertained the children with an exciting Toy Story themed treasure hunt and party games. A bouncy castle, face painting and other games and activities organized by Childline took place, including ‘Pick the X’ and

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  • ‘Our Sporting Heroes’

    ‘Our Sporting Heroes’

    • June 12, 2019

    The Islands Games will be held in Gibraltar this year and to celebrate this event a retrospective exhibition will be launched next week. The exhibition called ‘Our Sporting Heroes’ is a tribute to Gibraltar’s participation at the Island Games. Gibraltar’s over 30 year history within the International Island Games will be remembered at a major

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  • GADS to host CupCake Day tomorrow

    GADS to host CupCake Day tomorrow

    • June 12, 2019

    The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society are all set to host CupCake Day tomorrow. Each year Alzheimer’s Society UK holds a CupCake Day in June, an event to raise funds and help the fight against dementia. The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society will be joining the effort and the first CupCake Gibraltar Day has been

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  • Irish Town ‘Greatest Street Party’ tomorrow

    Irish Town ‘Greatest Street Party’ tomorrow

    • June 11, 2019

    A circus themed street party will be held tomorrow at Irish Town as part of this week’s BrightMed events. The event themed on ‘Out of Chaos’ will see local and international performers such as Diwan Saz, Jamba Brass Band, Cia Volans, and local school choirs. There will also be aerial rope performances, trapeze, fire tricks,

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  • A celebration of Opera

    A celebration of Opera

    • June 11, 2019

    The Gibraltar Philharmonic Society will present ‘A Celebration of Opera’ at the Convent Ballroom on June 20 at 8pm. The concert is sponsored and organised on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. Following huge successes over the past seasons with its opera concerts, the Society has decided to repeat the formula which proved so effective

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  • Wrecks of Malta

    Wrecks of Malta

    • June 9, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature Shaun Yeo checks out four intentional wrecks on the Maltese coastline. By Shaun Yeo Malta has always had strong connections with Gibraltar. Many Gibraltarian families have ancestors which originated from Malta. Walking around some of the towns, familiar surnames can be seen on local shop names and companies. The Island

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  • Still dreaming after 35 years of dance success

    Still dreaming after 35 years of dance success

    • June 8, 2019

    Dare to dream, was the latest production by the Gibraltar Academy of Dance, celebrating 35 years of dance. Producing hundreds of dancers for more than three decades the success of the school is as much about dance as it is about teaching and preparing young girls to become well rounded members of our community. Principal

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  • Moorish artefacts point to medieval settlement in Europa Point

    Moorish artefacts point to medieval settlement in Europa Point

    • June 8, 2019

    Construction work on new sporting facilities in Europa Point have unearthed evidence suggesting the area was home to a settlement during Gibraltar’s medieval Moorish period between 711-1462. A 14th Century Moorish Guardhouse was discovered in excavations close to the present Shrine of Our Lady of Europe and various Moorish artefacts have been found. It is

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  • Top defence executive praises Gibraltar cyber students

    Top defence executive praises Gibraltar cyber students

    • June 8, 2019

    
The chief executive of one of the world’s largest defence and security companies this praised Gibraltarian students who participated in the UK-wide CyberCenturion challenge. Teams of youngsters from Gibraltar have participated and excelled for several years running in the highly-competitive event, which in its latest edition attracted 575 teams in the initial round. Of those,

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  • Prior Park fundraises for local charities

    Prior Park fundraises for local charities

    • June 8, 2019

    The Prior Park students recently staffed the Plant Stall at the Convent’s annual open day raising money for four local charities. For the second year running, the school sponsored a large selection of colourful plants and by the end of a busy day more than £300 was raised in support of Prostate Cancer, Gibraltar Community

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  • 4×4 club raises over £1,300 for Kawasaki Disease

    4×4 club raises over £1,300 for Kawasaki Disease

    • June 8, 2019

    Maroc Atlas Gibraltar 4×4 Club raised over £1,300 last weekend in aid of Kawasaki Disease. The Club is raising £2,000 to purchase Astodia Vein Illumination units which is a device the can help identify veins. Over the weekend the Club invited the public to experience a four wheel drive vehicle at the reclamation site at

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  • Local choir raises funds   for New York performance

    Local choir raises funds for New York performance

    • June 5, 2019

    Local small choral ensemble InCantus will perform at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity tonight in a bid to raise funds for a performance in New York next year. The group were already putting together their show ‘For the beauty of the earth’ – music celebrating the natural world- when they received an email form

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