• CM’s motion seeks to grant Freedom of the City to Hook

    CM’s motion seeks to grant Freedom of the City to Hook

    • June 21, 2017

    International artist Christian Hook is expected to receive the Freedom of Gibraltar later this week. This was first promised to Mr Hook back in November 2015, by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo then in the middle of an election campaign, at a special reception marking the artist’s achievements This week a motion by the Mr

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  • Mammoth task of unpicking 40-year EU relationship may be Britain’s most complex

    Mammoth task of unpicking 40-year EU relationship may be Britain’s most complex

    • June 18, 2017

    By Gavin Cordon, Press Association Whitehall Editor The negotiations on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union may be the most complex ever undertaken by a British government. When they finally gather round the table in Brussels, the two sides will not only have to unpick a relationship dating back more than 40 years, they

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  • Matthews art work hits the right note in the Big Apple

    Matthews art work hits the right note in the Big Apple

    • June 17, 2017

    Local artist Maribel Mathews who is exhibiting her work for the first time in New York’s Chelsea Art district says the private viewing on Thursday was a huge success. Mrs Matthews is one of three artists exhibiting their work for the first time in the Big Apple at the Agora Fine Art Gallery. This is

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  • Annual Corpus Christi

    Annual Corpus Christi

    • June 16, 2017

    The annual Corpus Christi procession was held on Wednesday with a Mass at the Piazza in the open air followed by a procession to the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. Bishop Carmel Zammit carried the Blessed Sacrament in procession to the Cathedral where the children who have done their First Holy Communion this year

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  • Port welcomes largest ship ever

    Port welcomes largest ship ever

    • June 16, 2017

    This week the Port of Gibraltar played host to its largest ever visitor, the container ship Triton, which was on its way from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the Far East via the Suez Canal. She called into the Western Anchorage for bunkering operations in the early hours of Sunday morning. The Triton was built

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  • New hours for commercial vehicles in Main Street

    New hours for commercial vehicles in Main Street

    • June 15, 2017

    Commercial delivery times along Main Street have been cut back in light of the heightened security measures as well as recommendations of the Sustainable, Transport, Traffic and Parking Plan. The initiative was outlined yesterday by the Ministry for Infrastructure and Planning, in conjunction with the Ministry of Commerce, and has been prepared in consultation with

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  • DPC gives green light to Eurocity

    DPC gives green light to Eurocity

    • June 15, 2017

    The Development and Planning Commission yesterday approved Eurocity, a project to build 366 flats in three towers located in the Europort area. The developer’s representatives and DPC members discussed the project for over an hour before it was given the green light. One of the biggest changes to the development since outline planning permission was

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  • 1967 referendum message spans generational gap

    1967 referendum message spans generational gap

    • June 15, 2017

    Younger generations “need to share in the feeling of the choice made” in the 1967 referendum to remain British Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday at the opening of the 50th Anniversary exhibition commemorating the events of the 10 September at the John Mackintosh Hall. Not yet born in 1967, Mr Picardo together with his

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  • Gaduzo takes first prize for Wellington Front painting

    Gaduzo takes first prize for Wellington Front painting

    • June 14, 2017

    Leslie Gaduzo has won the first prize in the adult section at this year’s Gibraltar Heritage Trust annual painting competition. This year the theme was Wellington Front and artists gathered on Saturday 20 May, a wide spectrum of the Gibraltar community, participating from locally established artists, to amateurs, to school children and families alike. The

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  • Traders put Irish Town on the map

    Traders put Irish Town on the map

    • June 8, 2017

    A brochure and map of Irish Town was unveiled this week and will be distributed to tourists in time for the summer break, in a bid to boost business in the area. The brochure concisely covers over 300 years of history of Irish Town, which was originally named ‘Calle de Santa Ana’. The project was

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  • St. Bernard’s fun day

    St. Bernard’s fun day

    • June 7, 2017

    St. Bernard’s First School Parents Association held a Fun Day on the 24th May 2017, with part of the proceeds being donated to Autism Support Gibraltar. My Party Perfect sponsored the Fun Day, providing popcorn, candy Floss, characters as well as a Photo booth. Lesley Little Faces provided her face painting services whilst various companies

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  • ‘Afreeka’ at Commonwealth Park

    ‘Afreeka’ at Commonwealth Park

    • June 7, 2017

    As part of this year’s Gibraltar World Music Festival ‘Uprising’ the ‘Afreeka’ street party will be held on Commonwealth Park. Local and international artists will perform as part of the event and at the same time food and drinks will be provided by local companies at the boulevard along the Sir Herbert Miles Promenade. Gibraltar

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