• Westside raises awareness on mental health matters

    Westside raises awareness on mental health matters

    • May 13, 2017

    Westside School’s Mental Health Matters awareness campaign culminated at break-time yesterday with a variety of activities. Forming part of Mental Health Week the event and the weeklong activities were the brainchild of Kerri Scott, who is in charge of looking after the welfare of all Westside students. School Principal Michelle Barabich also gave the initiative

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  • British Fire Service Medals

    British Fire Service Medals

    • May 12, 2017

    The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service presented some of its members with the British Fire Service Medal at the Grand Parade Fire station. The Ceremony was attended by the Minister with responsibility for the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service Gilbert Licudi.

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  • Clubhouse Gibraltar set to move to the Gladys Perez Centre

    Clubhouse Gibraltar set to move to the Gladys Perez Centre

    • May 12, 2017

    Clubhouse Gibraltar will be moving to the Gladys Perez Centre over the next few weeks. The announcement was made yesterday, ahead of today’s “Wear Yellow Day”, during its annual report presentation which once again has formed part of this year’s Mental Health Week of activities and events. The room erupted into cheers as Clubhouse CEO

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  • Ballymena memorial to evacuees will be echoed elsewhere

    Ballymena memorial to evacuees will be echoed elsewhere

    • May 12, 2017

    Gibraltarian evacuees who died in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, will be honoured with a memorial featuring stones extracted from the Rock. The Gibraltar Government also confirmed it is considering sending pieces of the Rock to other areas and in honour of World War II evacuees. The memorial will mark the graves of the 42 Gibraltar evacuees

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  • ArtDance opens tonight with local and international talent

    ArtDance opens tonight with local and international talent

    • May 11, 2017

    Gibraltar’s first international dance platform ‘ArtDance’ begins tonight at the John Mackintosh Hall. The two-night event that closes tomorrow is part of this year’s Gibraltar Spring Festival and is organised by Nathan Conroy, who has led an international performance career over the past 16 years and now teaches local dancers in his Art In Movement

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  • Field Gun team displays skills over breakfast

    Field Gun team displays skills over breakfast

    • May 11, 2017

    Gibraltar’s Field Gun crew were in Casemates yesterday morning giving a small demonstration of tasks they will have to perform when they take part in the annual Field Gun competition in Collingwood, UK, next month. As people sat down to early-morning coffee and breakfast, they were treated to a thrilling show of skill and fast-paced

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  • £1,700 for RG benevolent fund

    • May 10, 2017

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment Benevolent Fund (RGBF)’s annual Flag Day was held last month and raised nearly £1,700. The RGBF is a charity which supports the welfare of both serving and retired members of the regiment and their families. The Flag Day involved serving members from the Regiment setting up collecting stations at Casemates Square,

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  • HINDS set sights on Gib festival

    HINDS set sights on Gib festival

    • May 10, 2017

    Having played Coachella last month, Spanish Indie Rock Band HINDS are set to take the stage at this year’s MTV Gibraltar Calling in September. The band who hail from Madrid, formed in 2011, consisting of Carlotta Cosials (vocals, guitar), Ana Perrote (vocals, guitar), Ade Martin (bass, backing vocals) and Amber Grimbergen (drums). Their album ‘Leave

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  • Lessons in Giving

    Lessons in Giving

    • May 10, 2017

    AmCham Gibraltar recently hosted an educational roundtable on philanthropy, led by Randi Weaver from Good Giving Consulting. Ms Weaver delivered a thought-provoking session exploring the essential elements of philanthropy, considering key questions such as why people give and how donors – be they individuals, families or companies – can feel more satisfied about their charitable

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  • Chief Minister meets the new Commanding Officer of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment

    Chief Minister meets the new Commanding Officer of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment

    • May 9, 2017

    The new Commanding Officer of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, Lt Col David King, paid a courtesy call on Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday, updating him on current issues affecting the regiment.

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  • Fidget blankets highlight community support for dementia sufferers

    Fidget blankets highlight community support for dementia sufferers

    • May 9, 2017

    The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society yesterday held an exhibition showcasing their ‘fidget blankets’ created by local volunteers. The purpose of the blankets is to give people with dementia something to do while they are sitting down. The Minister for Health Neil Costa opened the exhibition alongside GADS Chairwoman Daphne Alcantara, and committee members Lourdes

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  • Monarch marks 20 years on the Rock

    Monarch marks 20 years on the Rock

    • May 6, 2017

    Monarch yesterday marked 20 years of services between London Luton and Gibraltar. The route, which commenced in May 1997, has carried more than 1.5 million passengers and is one of Monarch’s longest operating scheduled routes. Marking the occasion with the operating crew of flight ZB062 yesterday morning was Ian Chambers, Monarch’s Chief Commercial Officer, as

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