• ‘Stroll n Roll’ raises awareness for cerebral palsy

    ‘Stroll n Roll’ raises awareness for cerebral palsy

    • March 28, 2019

    Over 60 people participated in a ‘Stroll n Roll’ from Piazza to Casemates raising awareness of cerebral palsy. People were encouraged to wear green to support the campaign and the group held banners as they walked down Main Street. This was the second annual walk for cerebral palsy held by the group. Cerebral palsy occurs

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  • Miss Gibraltar contestants support GibSams

    Miss Gibraltar contestants support GibSams

    • March 27, 2019

    Pageant organiser YDS is proud to announce that the Miss Gibraltar contestants have chosen to support the local charity GibSams. The contestants all felt that that GibSams was providing a much-needed anonymous and confidential service for the whole community, on a volunteer basis, to help those with personal issues who might not reach out to

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  • Childline raises awareness for their ‘Blue Week’ campaign

    Childline raises awareness for their ‘Blue Week’ campaign

    • March 27, 2019

    Blue week is Childline’s annual week of raising awareness and this year the charity will be hosting presentations in local schools. The charity has worked in Gibraltar for over 13 years and aims to ensure children have a safe place to talk about any issues. “The main purpose is to reach out to the children

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  • Drama Festival sees Rock Theatre awarded Best Play

    Drama Festival sees Rock Theatre awarded Best Play

    • March 27, 2019

    The Gibraltar Drama Festival saw 14 awards presented at the gala night last Saturday, with the top two plays performed on the night. On the final night Rock Theatre performed ‘Bothered and Bewildered’ by Gail Young and the Bayside and Westside Drama Group presented ‘Pop Star’ by Julian Felice. Ultimately it was Rock Theatre with

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  • Empty room restored into a children’s play area at Calpe House

    Empty room restored into a children’s play area at Calpe House

    • March 26, 2019

    For many receiving medical treatment in London, Calpe House is a ‘home away from home’, and now children have their place in this home. Calpe House caters for people of all ages receiving medical treatment for various types of ailments. The building situated at Norfolk Square is a stone’s throw from St Mary’s Hospital and

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  • ‘Photography is to be shared’, Stephen Hermida urged as he launched his exhibition

    ‘Photography is to be shared’, Stephen Hermida urged as he launched his exhibition

    • March 26, 2019

    Chairman of the Photographic Society Stephen Hermida is exhibiting prints from his travels at Space 92 in Irish Town. The solo exhibition titled ‘Focus on Distant Lands’ offers an insight into the places he has travelled over the past few years. Photographers should go ‘back to basics’, Stephen Hermida said as he stressed the importance

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  • 50 years later, John and Yoko’s iconic wedding recreated by London couple

    50 years later, John and Yoko’s iconic wedding recreated by London couple

    • March 23, 2019

    Newlyweds Paul and Merilyn Drummond recreated John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s wedding in Gibraltar on the 50th anniversary. Mr and Mrs Drummond sported custom made outfits similar to that of John and Yoko, and recreated the iconic photograph on the runway 50 years later. The couple from London and Estonia were unable to receive an

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  • Sale of charity stamp sees £1,000 donated to Calpe House Trust

    Sale of charity stamp sees £1,000 donated to Calpe House Trust

    • March 23, 2019

    The Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau Ltd recently presented a £1,000 cheque to the Calpe House Trust. The money was raised through a charity stamp initiative organised last year. The Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau issued a miniature sheet of two stamps back in 2018. The stamps commemorated the opening of the new Calpe House premises and feature the

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  • Bishop Caruana’s story unfolds in new book

    Bishop Caruana’s story unfolds in new book

    • March 23, 2019

    ‘Eyes set on Heaven’ is the title of a new book by Joe Caruana to be launched last Thursday at the Calpe Rowing Club. Joe Caruana is the brother of the late Bishop and has felt his story needs to be told. “It is a biography of my brother, the late Father Caruana, as he

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  • Artist exhibits landscapes of Gibraltar and England

    Artist exhibits landscapes of Gibraltar and England

    • March 23, 2019

    Sarah DeVincenzi is exhibiting works inspired from landscapes of Gibraltar and England at the Nook Gallery in Casemates Square. The gallery situated at the Arts and Crafts Shop sees artworks depicting the Rock and Moorish Castle. Ms DeVincenzi was born and raised on the south coast of England, studied art and then took an apprenticeship

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  • Panel discuss challenges for women in the workplace

    • March 23, 2019

    The role of women at work was recently discussed at a panel session that stressed the importance of ‘a diverse and inclusive workplace’. The event hosted by local law firm Hassans saw over 80 people attended the session called ‘Women at Work: Progress to celebrate and challenges to face’. On the panel was the Minister

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  • Exploring Tanzania

    Exploring Tanzania

    • March 23, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature local couple Louise-Anne Manasco and Max Pizarro camp in Tanzania exploring Africa’s ‘Big Five’ – lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo. By Louise-Anne Manasco and Max Pizarro With so much to potentially see across the North-Western region of Tanzania and so many competitive tour operators offering very similar opportunities, the

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