• Lifeguards at local beaches for Easter

    Lifeguards at local beaches for Easter

    • April 13, 2017

    Starting this Easter weekend and until the official opening of the bathing season in June there will be lifeguards in attendance for nine hours a day on all beaches. Although the official bath season does not start until June 10 beaches will be open for business this Easter and Alain Gatt, the beaches and administration

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  • Aleppo Gib appeal received positive reaction

    Aleppo Gib appeal received positive reaction

    • April 12, 2017

    The Bishop’s Lent Appeal for Aleppo comes to a close this week. Throughout Lent Bishop of Gibraltar Carmel Zammit said the people of Gibraltar had positively engaged with this campaign to help the suffering of Christians in Syria with just a few days before Easter were still reacting positively to the campaign. “It is my

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  • New children’s playground at Cancer Relief

    New children’s playground at Cancer Relief

    • April 12, 2017

    A new play area has been officially opened at the Cancer Relief Centre premises on South Barrack Road donated in its entirety by the Guardian Angel Foundation. The money for the project was raised following their fund-raising efforts in October last year when a team of 15 cyclists and five support crew made their way

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  • Nolan on the West End stage

    Nolan on the West End stage

    • April 12, 2017

    Gibraltarian Nolan Robba (his stage name Nolan Edwards) is performing on the West End as part of the cast of the ENO production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. The show, a Semi-staged version of the popular musical, opened on Friday and will only run for five weeks until 13 May and Mr Edwards is

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  • Palm Sunday Procession

    Palm Sunday Procession

    • April 11, 2017

    Sunday saw the traditional Palm Sunday Procession around the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. Signifyng the start of Easter week and the end of Lent the palm crosses were blessed by the Bishop of Gibraltar Carmel Zammit in the church prior to the procession which he was a part of ahead of the service

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  • Growing our own

    Growing our own

    • April 10, 2017

    The pupils at Notre Dame School have been growing their own, herbs, vegetables and fruits in their own garden at the school with great success. This formed part of their sensory diets and they have grown their own, herbs, vegetables and fruits in the playground which they have transformed into a beautiful gardening area. Last

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  • ‘Carousel’ first for local dancer in the West End

    ‘Carousel’ first for local dancer in the West End

    • April 7, 2017

    Local dancer Nolan Robba known by his artistic name Nolan Edwards will today make his debut on the West End in the latest production of Rodger’s and Hammerstein Carousel. In this semi-staged production by the English National Opera Nolan is part of the dancing ensemble and also covers for the ‘Carnival By’. Mr Edwards says

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  • Gib and the Commonwealth family

    Gib and the Commonwealth family

    • April 7, 2017

    The University of Gibraltar is launching the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme today, bringing global recognition and an acknowledgement of its PhD research programme. The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan aims to sustain the principles of the Commonwealth. According to the University the scholarship plan is one of the “largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international

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  • Donation for Calpe House

    Donation for Calpe House

    • April 7, 2017

    SM Seruya has committed to donate a total of £6,000 over a three years to help towards the refurbishment of the new Calpe House in London. In the picture Managing Director Robert Seruya and Director Donna Seruya hand over the first cheque of £2,000 to Albert Poggio, Eddie Yome and Charles Marfe from the Calpe

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  • Close to 500 entries for Spring Festival logo competition

    Close to 500 entries for Spring Festival logo competition

    • April 7, 2017

    The annual Spring Festival logo competition saw a record number of entries, announced Culture Minister Steven Linares with 481 entries and 18 highly commended certificates presented. Anselmo Torres designed the winning logo and was awarded £300 for his work. His logo is now the official design for the 2017 Spring Festival. At the same time

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  • Westside raises almost £20,000 for charities

    Westside raises almost £20,000 for charities

    • April 7, 2017

    Westside Comprehensive School yesterday donated £19,751 from a year-long fundraising scheme to 16 charities. Hundreds of Westside students gathered at the school’s gym for the annual presentation showcasing their charitable endeavours. Head teacher Michelle Barabich thanked staff and students for all their hard work at the event attended by the Minister for Education Dr John

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  • Gib and Berlin artists working together

    Gib and Berlin artists working together

    • April 6, 2017

    Alan Perez and Max Sudhues, artists who participated in the Artists for Gibraltar – Berlin Artist Exchange Residency last year, will give a presentation tomorrow on the benefits of the project. The illustrated talk which is open to everyone is on tomorrow at 6pm at the John Mackintosh Hall.The artists will look at who benefited

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