• 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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  • Raising Alzheimer’s awareness this World Alzheimer’s Month

    Raising Alzheimer’s awareness this World Alzheimer’s Month

    • September 18, 2017

    The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society held its annual World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day on Saturday outside the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. September marks the sixth global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness of dementia and challenge stigma. Chairperson of GADS Daphne Alcantara said a day like Saturday was always a

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  • GIB INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOWS

    GIB INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOWS

    • September 18, 2017

    Around 1,200 dogs and their owners were in Gibraltar this weekend for the Gibraltar Kennel Club International Dog Shows – 46th and 47th Shows – the Double CACIB & Double Crufts 2018 Qualifier. The shows were held at the Tercentenary Hall and Bayside Sports complex over Saturday and Sunday. Pics: Stephen Ignacio.

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  • Moorish Castle goes green

    Moorish Castle goes green

    • September 18, 2017

    The Moorish Castle went green this weekend as the charity Mito Action attempted to break a Guinness Book of World Records in order to raise awareness about Mitochondrial Diseases. Over the course of the weekend the aim was to lighting up 55 world monuments in green lights. 55 monuments, because it was 55 years ago

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  • Baton arrival approaches

    Baton arrival approaches

    • September 16, 2017

    Tomorrow sees the arrival of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay. The Gibraltar Commonwealth Games Association is hosting the Baton for a week. It will be taken to the top of the Rock and presented to the schools, Mount Alvernia and the Mayor.

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  • Edmonds completes round the Rock charity for Action4Schools

    Edmonds completes round the Rock charity for Action4Schools

    • September 15, 2017

    Through a swarm of jellyfish and a stream of raw sewage Mark Edmonds completed a 12 kilometre around the Rock swim in four hours and one minute yesterday. In doing so, he raised over £1,000 and still counting for the charity Action4Schools in Sierrra Leone. Jimmy Bruzon from the charity and many of Mr Edmonds

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  • Government congratulates ‘environmentally friendly’ business

    Government congratulates ‘environmentally friendly’ business

    • September 15, 2017

    The Gibraltar Government has congratulated a local business for their environmentally friendly deliveries using bicycles. The ‘Hungry Monkey’ company are now using several bicycles to deliver to food their clients. The Government encourages every initiative that helps to improve air quality and to reduce Gibraltar’s carbon footprint. The adoption of this initiative also increases this

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  • Gib art at the Bermondsey project space in London

    • September 15, 2017

    Four artists, all members of the Fine Arts Association – Paul Cosquieri, Shane Dalmedo, Carolina Santos Floriano and Karl Ullger – have been selected to exhibit their work at the Art Bermondsey Project Space in London. ‘Gibraltar as seen by five artists’ exhibition in October – 17 to 19 – will present a strong Gibraltar

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  • The memoirs of Rabbi Levy

    The memoirs of Rabbi Levy

    • September 15, 2017

    A new book on the memoirs of Rabbi Abraham Levy ‘A Rocky Road’ has been published this week. Born into the 300-year-old Jewish community in Gibraltar, Rabbi Levy spent his early years, which coincided with the Second World War, on the island of Madeira before returning to Gibraltar. Much of the book published by Halban

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  • Introduction of two new zebra crossings

    Introduction of two new zebra crossings

    • September 14, 2017

    The Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning has announced two new zebra crossings, one at Europa Road (opposite Shorthorn Farm Estate) and the other at Rosia Road (by Bay View Terraces). The new crossings have been created following recommendations within the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan. Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Paul Balban said he

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  • Round the Rock swim for Action4Schools

    Round the Rock swim for Action4Schools

    • September 14, 2017

    Open water swimmer Mark Edmonds will today attempt to swim round the Rock in aid of the locally registered charity Action4Schools. He will be swimming approximately 12km and was scheduled to start early this morning at 7am from Western Beach. He will be swimming around the port area, Europa Point and the Eastern side and

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  • Gibraltar finds success in South Africa as GNDO returns with 14 medals

    Gibraltar finds success in South Africa as GNDO returns with 14 medals

    • September 14, 2017

    Gibraltar won a total of 14 medals at the IDO Commonwealth Cup Dance Championships 2017 held in South Africa. The Gibraltar National Dance Organisation, GNDO won seven gold medals, five silver and two bronze. The team also achieved four special awards and five of the dance pieces reached the top six in the different categories.

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