• Royal Academy artists exhibit in Gibraltar

    Royal Academy artists exhibit in Gibraltar

    • June 21, 2016

    Tonight sees the opening of the first ever Royal Academicians Exhibition on the Rock. Described as a major landmark exhibition, ‘Lines and Colours’ at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery brings together three UK artists: Barbara Rae, Ann Christopher and Anne Desmet. It will be officially opened by Culture Minister Steven Linares and has been organised by

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  • New Lady Sponsor for the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron

    New Lady Sponsor for the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron

    • June 15, 2016

    The Governor’s wife, Lorraine Davis, has taken on the role of Lady Sponsor for the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron. At a ceremony in the Naval Base yesterday she addressed the navy personnel present and cut the cake with the youngest member of the squadron AB Michael Harkin. Accepting the position Mrs Davis said she was

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  • Artillery pieces celebrate Royal Engineers work in Northern Defences

    Artillery pieces celebrate Royal Engineers work in Northern Defences

    • June 13, 2016

    Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, has presented the Royal Engineers with two artillery pieces to mark the work they have undertaken at the Northern Defences. And their clean-up work continues tomorrow at the King Line – the large external area above the King’s Lines fuel depot and in front of the King’s Galleries. The

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  • Newborn macaque takes first steps

    Newborn macaque takes first steps

    • June 12, 2016

    A newborn Barbary macaque has been filmed taking its first tentative steps at the top of the Rock. The baby monkey frolicked while its parents relaxed in the shade. The monkey is one of a number of new additions to Gibraltar’s troops, which live in the wild in different locations around the Upper Rock nature reserve. Dr Eric

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  • Annual awards at Gibraltar College

    Annual awards at Gibraltar College

    • June 11, 2016

    The Gibraltar College held its annual Awards Ceremony this week. The event serves to recognise and reward students in a number of areas including improved performance, commitment to studies and good attendance. Yasmine Chahid received the award for best overall performance and Carl Figueras received the Roin Sampere Award for commitment and dedication.

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  • Port pitches services in Athens event

    Port pitches services in Athens event

    • June 10, 2016

    The Gibraltar Port Authority attended the Posidonia 2016 exhibition in Athens earlier this week. The maritime industry’s global showcase is held every two years in the Greek capital, this year’s event was opened by the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, CEO and Captain of the Port said: “This is a major international

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  • Bryan Ferry for GMF 2016

    Bryan Ferry for GMF 2016

    • June 10, 2016

    Bryan Ferry, one of the biggest names of the British music industry of the seventies and eighties, will perform at GMF2016. Ferry was the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the glam art rock band Roxy Music with three number one albums and 10 top 10 singles in the UK between 1972 and 1982 – hits like Virginia Plain, Street Life and Love

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  • Action 4 Schools Donation

    Action 4 Schools Donation

    • June 9, 2016

    The pupils and staff at Bishop Fitzgerald School have donated £2,500 to ‘Action 4 Schools’. The money raised was from the proceeds of their school production last April. The money will be used for a water-well at St Anthony’s school, Brookfields, in Sierra Leone. Jimmy Bruzon was presented with a cheque by the Head Girl

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  • Local Guider is first ‘Girlguiding Trainer’ for Gib and overseas branches

    Local Guider is first ‘Girlguiding Trainer’ for Gib and overseas branches

    • June 8, 2016

    Girlguide Leader Kathleen Murphy has become Gibraltar’s first Girlguide Trainer for Girlguiding Gibraltar and all overseas branches (outside of the UK). She was presented with her badge and qualification certificate this week by the President of Girlguiding Gibraltar, Governor’s wife, Lorraine Davis at the annual general meeting at the Khaima at the Rock Hotel. This qualification means

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  • Wade ‘choral conductor’ at Epsom

    Wade ‘choral conductor’ at Epsom

    • June 7, 2016

    Gibraltarian choral conductor, Helen Wade, led the combined festival choirs in singing the National Anthem for The Queen, Prince Philip and other members of the Royal family attending the Epsom Derby last Saturday. Seven local choirs taking part in the “Epsom in Harmony” festival in early July, were invited by the Jockey Club at Epsom

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  • 2016 ERG AWARD FOR KPMG TEAMS

    2016 ERG AWARD FOR KPMG TEAMS

    • June 7, 2016

    Members from the KPMG Isle of Man and KPMG Gibraltar teams accept the 1st place EGR award For Corporate Services Provider of the Year 2016. L-R: Jon Tricker, Russell Kelly, Micky, Lawrence Hanlin, Chris Shimmin.

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  • Sir Joshua’s daughter takes seat in Jerusalem council

    Sir Joshua’s daughter takes seat in Jerusalem council

    • June 3, 2016

    Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, a daughter of the late Sir Joshua Hassan, has been inducted as a city councillor in Jerusalem. Ms Hassan-Nahoum, a lawyer and member of the Yerushalmim Party, was described in an article in the Jerusalem Post as an advocate of immigrant and women’s rights. In her induction speech, Hassan-Nahoum referred to growing up

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