• 52-strong Welsh Choir fundraise with charitable concert

    52-strong Welsh Choir fundraise with charitable concert

    • November 4, 2018

    The Cwmbach Welsh Choir, who will soon celebrate their 100th anniversary, gave a performance on the Rock as part of their annual international tour. The Choir has worked with the Rotary Club Gibraltar to organise a charitable event in aid of ShelterBox, an international disaster relief charity that provides temporary shelter and lifesaving supplies to

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  • 25 years of boat repair on the Rock

    25 years of boat repair on the Rock

    • November 4, 2018

    Czech man Francis RysI has been fixing and renovating boats on the Rock for decades having stayed here since 1993 despite no plans at the time to make this his home. During these years he also took time off to explore and ply his trade in other parts of the world settling in the USA

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  • Father Alex takes over as director of missionary movement

    Father Alex takes over as director of missionary movement

    • November 4, 2018

    Rev. Father Alexander Cauchi promised to continue the work of Father George Grima during his first visit to the Rock. The visit comes over a year after the passing of Fr Grima. Fr Grima founded the ‘Jesus is Thy Neighbour’ movement which inspired GibMissionAfrica. Father Alex is committed to continuing all projects and activities in

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  • The Lake District: From Ice Age to assault course

    The Lake District: From Ice Age to assault course

    • November 1, 2018

    Are you a keen traveller? Or do you enjoy short weekend breaks up the coast? The Chronicle’s weekly travel feature is open for local writers to share their experiences of the places they visit. /strong> By Anna Garcia The Lake District as summed up by one of its own children, William Wordsworth, is “the loveliest

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  • From the Rock to the City

    From the Rock to the City

    • November 1, 2018

    From the Rock to the City, is a new joint exhibition which opens today in the City of London. Fea-turing the works of four artists in including Paul Cosquieri and Karl Ullger it will be held in the offices of EC3 Legal. Leadenhall Street, opposite the landmark building, Lloyd’s of London brings together artists from

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  • Rock stopover for migratory dragonflies

    Rock stopover for migratory dragonflies

    • October 30, 2018

    Hundreds of dragonflies were spotted on the Rock yesterday on their migratory journey south. Migrant Hawkers are often sighted as far north as England and Wales but are common in the Mediterranean and North Africa too. October is usually a good month for spotting the Migrant Hawker dragonfly in Gibraltar, said Dr Keith Bensusan, Director

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    • October 28, 2018

    A selection of images that made the news over the past few days. This is the week in pictures…

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  • Gibraltar’s airport is famous around the world, and here’s why…

    Gibraltar’s airport is famous around the world, and here’s why…

    • October 27, 2018

    Landing at Gibraltar International Airport can be a thrilling experience. Nestled under the shadow of the Rock, the runway doubles as the main road into town, meaning traffic and pedestrians have to wait while aircraft take-off and land. In 2017, Gibraltar came fourth in PrivateFly’s annual Scenic Airports Poll, voted by thousands of global travellers.

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  • Journalist’s ‘historical love story’ explores links between Gibraltar and Menorca

    Journalist’s ‘historical love story’ explores links between Gibraltar and Menorca

    • October 27, 2018

    People in Catalonia are “living in a world of expectation” after a tumultuous year, a Catalan journalist said yesterday as he launched his latest book on historical and social links between Menorca and Gibraltar. Speaking in the offices of the Gibraltar Heritage Trust, Marti Crespo said Catalonia has recently seen Spain’s Supreme Court end its

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  • Governor salutes courage of ‘fabulous Gibraltarian’ bound for Himalayan challenge

    Governor salutes courage of ‘fabulous Gibraltarian’ bound for Himalayan challenge

    • October 27, 2018

    The Governor of Gibraltar, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, met with local mountaineer retired Major James Gracia yesterday ahead of his challenging attempt to reach the summit of Ama Dablam, a 6,812m-high mountain in the Himalayas. Mr Gracia will climb the mountain in eastern Nepal next month in aid of the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society

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  • New exhibition puts spotlight on Rock’s role in WWI

    New exhibition puts spotlight on Rock’s role in WWI

    • October 26, 2018

    An exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One was last night launched by Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia. The exhibition, which has been complied by the Gibraltar National Archives and Archivist Anthony Pitaluga, includes photographs, films and artefacts relating to Gibraltar’s involvement in the war. The idea of the exhibition

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  • James Gracia set for ‘Adventure before Dementia’ mountain climb

    James Gracia set for ‘Adventure before Dementia’ mountain climb

    • October 25, 2018

    Retired Major James Gracia will attempt to summit Ama Dablam, a mountain at 6812 meters, in the Himalaya range of eastern Nepal next month in aid of the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society (GADS). Ama Dablam, is known as the mountaineer’s mountain and is located just east of Mount Everest and “it’s quite impressive”. Her

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