• Destination: Freetown in Sierra Leone

    Destination: Freetown in Sierra Leone

    • February 21, 2018

    Lt Col Kenneth Bannister arrived in Gibraltar on Monday evening. His destination is one of many on his epic solo ride on his unsupported motorcycle adventure from London to Freetown in Sierra Leone. His aim `to raise funds for the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership. He was hosted by the Gibraltar Regiment at Devil’s Tower Camp

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  • GAMPA on school tour

    GAMPA on school tour

    • February 21, 2018

    The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts (GAMPA) recently held their annual schools tour. Principal Christian Santos and a team of teachers went to the first schools and middle schools to promote live music and hold short presentations on orchestral instruments. “This is a great way to expose young children to music and instruments

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  • Record number of entries for 2018 GIBFYM

    Record number of entries for 2018 GIBFYM

    • February 21, 2018

    Over 500 young musicians from the age of four to 18 will be participating in this year’s edition of the Gibraltar Festival for Young Musicians. This figures includes all the schools entries and all the individual entries of which this year there are a record number of entries of over 250 in all different categories,

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  • Another BAFTA success for Hollie

    Another BAFTA success for Hollie

    • February 20, 2018

    For the second year in succession Gibraltarian singer songwriter Hollie Buhagiar has formed part of a winning team at the BAFTAs. Hollie Buhagiar, as part of the production team of ‘Poles Apart, again won the Best British short animation award at this year’s BAFTAs. The 71st British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the

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  • Best dancer Wink will represent Gib in Sussex

    Best dancer Wink will represent Gib in Sussex

    • February 20, 2018

    Gibraltarian dancer Amy Wink this weekend won the award for Best Female Dancer as well as the M.O. Productions Sussex Award at the Gibraltar National Dance Festival. From the Stylos Dance Studio Amy will be representing Gibraltar at the Sussex festival next year. Bu it was Marek Pisanu, a 14 year old Italian dancer from

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  • Celebrating 60 years of Radio Gibraltar

    Celebrating 60 years of Radio Gibraltar

    • February 17, 2018

    Today Radio Gibraltar will go out to the community with a live broadcast from the Piazza. Yesterday the station – often referred to in the past as the voice of Gibraltar – turned 60. Last night many of the personalities who have been associated with the station through the years gathered at a special reception

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  • A diamond anniversary for Radio Gibraltar

    A diamond anniversary for Radio Gibraltar

    • February 16, 2018

    Today, 60 years ago to the day, Radio Gibraltar went on air for the very first time. In the picture are today’s presenters with head of radio Ian Daniels who will be joined by past radio announcers throughout the day in a special on air celebration. See feature on pages 11, 12 and 13.

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  • Record number of pancakes for Cancer Relief

    Record number of pancakes for Cancer Relief

    • February 14, 2018

    Almost 600 pancakes were sold yesterday on Pancake Tuesday in aid of Cancer Relief Gibraltar. The event held at Grand Battery House for the second consecutive year was the most popular in its five year history organised by the charity. The event was again my supported by the Royal Gibraltar Regiment and by 11am just

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  • Local charities mark World Cancer Day

    Local charities mark World Cancer Day

    • February 6, 2018

    All cancer charities got together yesterday to mark Sunday’s World Cancer Day. The event at the Piazza was to help raise awareness for all cancer charities on the Rock. The charities – Cancer Research UK Gibraltar Branch, Cancer Relief Gibraltar, Breast Cancer Support Gibraltar, Prostate Cancer Support Gibraltar, Research Into Childhood Cancer, Bloodwise Gibraltar, Pathway

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  • Children learn about waste management

    Children learn about waste management

    • February 3, 2018

    Year Three pupils from St Bernard’s First School visited the Civic Amenities Site on the East Side recently. The children are embarking on a project to explore what happens to our waste in Gibraltar and how we can support environmental waste management in school and at home. Environmental Officer Sera Fromow from the Department of

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  • New name for chess in 2019: ‘Gibraltar International Chess Festival’

    New name for chess in 2019: ‘Gibraltar International Chess Festival’

    • February 3, 2018

    Gibraltar’s world famous chess festival will be known as the Gibraltar International Chess Festival as from 2019. With Tradewise stepping down as its main sponsor after seven years the Gibraltar Government will now further support the festival through Gib Invest. The change of name and the continued Government support was revealed by Deputy Chief Minister

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  • Fashion retrospective puts spotlight on local designers

    Fashion retrospective puts spotlight on local designers

    • February 1, 2018

    The Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery has this week witnessed the opening of a unique art fashion exhibition celebrating the creative force behind fashion design in Gibraltar. Rock Fashion Rocks is a retrospective exhibition presenting the development of fashion design and its designers on the Rock. Pioneers like Johnny Pearce and Eddie Viotto. The exhibition which spans

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