• 35 years later, a Gibraltar-based comic book comes full circle

    35 years later, a Gibraltar-based comic book comes full circle

    • April 15, 2019

    Tony Wicks had always dreamed of becoming a comic book author, and this interest was first piqued when his comic story ‘Power Pack’ was published in this newspaper during the early 80s. Then aged just 13-years old, Mr Wicks teamed up with Adam Plater to produce Power Pack – an Avengers inspired comic. This excitement

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  • Local artist Beatrice Garcia in ‘pop up’ cityscapes exhibition

    Local artist Beatrice Garcia in ‘pop up’ cityscapes exhibition

    • April 15, 2019

    GEMA Gallery is to host the latest work from local artist Beatrice Garcia. This is one of a series of small exhibitions in an initiative by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. The programme aims to provide new opportunities for artists whilst raising their profile and that of the Gallery. Beatrice’s

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  • Spring installation awakens the senses

    Spring installation awakens the senses

    • April 15, 2019

    Spring has been brought to life in a new art installation at the entrance to John Mackintosh Hall which is set to awaken all the senses. Put together by local artist Vera Francis, “Awakening” represents spring, the emerging and awakening of new life or a new start. She said the deeper meaning from this piece

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  • Middle schools’ chess championship

    Middle schools’ chess championship

    • April 14, 2019

    By Stuart Conquest The general standard of chess being played by Gibraltar’s youngsters continues to grow – this was the summing-up of UK chess coach and arbiter Peter Purland, who was in Gibraltar a few weeks ago, and who during his stay took responsibility for making sure the annual Middle Schools’ team championship, hosted by

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  • Special 30th anniversary of Gibraltar Heritage Trust painting competition

    Special 30th anniversary of Gibraltar Heritage Trust painting competition

    • April 13, 2019

    This year marks a special anniversary for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust as it marks the 30th year of their open air, live painting competition. The Trust has been hosting this annual painting competition since 1990 and the aim of the competition has always been to bring attention to heritage sites in Gibraltar. Through the competition

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  • Chefchaouen a city ‘draped in blue’

    Chefchaouen a city ‘draped in blue’

    • April 13, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature, local blogger Manar Ben Tahayekt has listed her top reasons to visit the Moroccan city of Chefchaouen. By Manar Ben Tahayekt If you are planning to travel to the north of Morocco, make sure you add ‘Visit Chefchaouen’ on your travel bucket list. Chefchaouen is only two hours and 15

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  • Gibraltar Horticultural Society helps children grow

    Gibraltar Horticultural Society helps children grow

    • April 12, 2019

    The Gibraltar Horticultural Society is encouraging entrants for multiple categories of their Spring Flower Show junior section. The categories open for entrants include poster design, flower arrangements, miniature gardens, natural display with fruit and vegetables, pot plant cultivation, build a scarecrow, pressed flower design and ‘grow your own food’. Further information regarding to Spring Flower

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  • International male dancers set to perform in ArtDance show

    International male dancers set to perform in ArtDance show

    • April 12, 2019

    An all-male performance featuring professional dancers from international acts will be held at John Mackintosh Square next month. This is the third year the ArtDance show will be held in Gibraltar but this year’s performance will combine art, dance, theatre and comedy. The performance will be held on Saturday May 4 and entry is free

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  • GHA to hold Skin Cancer Screening Day tomorrow

    GHA to hold Skin Cancer Screening Day tomorrow

    • April 12, 2019

    Tomorrow the Gibraltar Health Authority, in conjunction with Public Health Gibraltar, will hold its 6th annual Skin Screening day at the Primary Care Centre. The ‘walk-in’ clinic offers members of the public who have concerns about a changing mole or new growth on their skin, the opportunity to have these checked by a member of

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  • Over 1,000 people celebrate Youth Day at John Mac Hall

    Over 1,000 people celebrate Youth Day at John Mac Hall

    • April 11, 2019

    This year’s Youth Day saw over a thousand people joined in the Youth Day activities that saw some 30 groups and organisations exhibit their offering to young people. The event organised by the Gibraltar Youth Day Committee, composed of young people, was held at the John Mackintosh Hall over the weekend. As well as a

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  • Calpeans AC celebrate 65th anniversary

    Calpeans AC celebrate 65th anniversary

    • April 11, 2019

    Calpeans AC recently celebrated 65 years of athletics in Gibraltar. Formed in 1954 by Charlie Flower, Pepe Ramirez, Salvador Gaduzo and Lloyd Devincenzi Calpeans soon established themselves at the forefront of Gibraltar athletics. It was in 1958 that Calpeans were officially recognised and under the guidance of Charlies Flower and Tito Torres Sr Calpeans started

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  • Locally produced video raises awareness of dyslexia

    Locally produced video raises awareness of dyslexia

    • April 10, 2019

    The positive side of living with dyslexia was highlighted in a new video launched by the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group. The message shared was that dyslexics are highly creative, they think outside the box and are good at problem solving. Four volunteers, including the Governor of Gibraltar Lieutenant General Edward Davis, spoke about dyslexia in

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