• Eroski City comes to town

    Eroski City comes to town

    • September 16, 2016

    Eroski has opened its first store in town. Eroski City opened its doors at 8am yesterday and saw a steady flow of customers throughout the day. Director, Solomon Massias , said the decision to open a store at the ICC was because they felt there was a need for a store such as Eroski City

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  • GAMPA success in ‘Trinity College Rock and Pop’ exams

    GAMPA success in ‘Trinity College Rock and Pop’ exams

    • September 15, 2016

    The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts recently held the first ever Trinity College Rock and Pop Examinations on the Rock. These are exclusive to students from the academy and all 29 students passed with either Merit or Distinctions. Trinity offers graded exams for a wide range of instruments and singing, from Initial to

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  • Battle of Britain flypast on Saturday

    Battle of Britain flypast on Saturday

    • September 15, 2016

    There will be an RAF Hawk Flypast this Saturday at 7.30pm to commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Two Hawks from 100 Squadron will arrive at RAF Gibraltar on Friday at 8.45 pm. While one of the Hawks will conduct the Flypast the second Hawk will provide the backdrop to a formal

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  • Gib-wide search for Akira

    Gib-wide search for Akira

    • September 15, 2016

    Akira, a three year old petit boxer, has been missing in Gibraltar after bolting during the National Day fireworks display. Her distraught owner Jayrene Patterson, who has had her since she was two months old, has put up a £1,000 reward for her safe return. Akira was in her usual spot by the Calpe having

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  • Aerial acrobatics over Gibraltar

    Aerial acrobatics over Gibraltar

    • September 14, 2016

    This spectacular shot of the Rock was taken from one of the planes that performed aerial acrobatics over the Rock on National Day. It shows pilots Peter Wells and Chris Burkett flying in close proximity as they perform a mirror formation over the runway. One plane is inverted, with the other flying underneath just feet

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  • Daring heads east

    Daring heads east

    • September 14, 2016

    HMS Daring was on a routine visit to the Rock last week before sailing to the Middle East to conduct operations against smuggling, pirates, human trafficking and terrorists. The role of HMS Daring is to protect US aircraft carriers striking at terrorists in Iraq and Syria. She is the UK’s latest contribution to the campaign

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  • Gibraltar representation in the Great North Run

    Gibraltar representation in the Great North Run

    • September 9, 2016

    Local professionals Tim Benson and David Frier are participating in the Great North Run in the UK on Sunday 11 September 2016. They are looking to raise as much money as they can for their chosen causes which are Children with Cancer UK and local boy Deklan Rodgers, who is undergoing treatment for leukaemia at Great

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  • Payas is set for English Channel challenge

    Payas is set for English Channel challenge

    • September 9, 2016

    Local tenor and swimmer Nathan Payas is all set to swim the English Channel as he waits for the go ahead. This week he has continued with his training and preparations in the UK training with Dover Channel Training in Dover Habour. Emma France who manages the club was there when he swam four hours

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  • Busy Bay

    Busy Bay

    • September 8, 2016

    RFA Mounts Bay, HMS Daring and HMS Diamond are pictured above docked in Gibraltar yesterday. HMS Daring will remain docked on the Rock today after recently departing from Portsmouth last Friday on a nine month deployment. UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon recently announced that Daring is on a mission to protect US aircraft carriers as

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  • More names announced for the 2016 Literary Festival

    More names announced for the 2016 Literary Festival

    • September 7, 2016

    Author and journalist Horatio Clare, award-winning English historian, author and broadcaster, Bettany Hughes, and artist Barbara Rae in Gibraltar earlier this year for the Royal Academicians exhibition, will form part of the 2016 edition of the Gibunco International Gibraltar Literary Festival. Returning to the festival is local author Giselle Green. Her latest novel ‘Dear Dad’

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  • Opening of ‘Our identity’ at the Fine Arts Gallery

    Opening of ‘Our identity’ at the Fine Arts Gallery

    • September 7, 2016

    The Fine Arts Association art exhibition on ‘Our Identity’ part of this year’s national celebrations has 60 art works from 25 local artists. The exhibition will be officially opened this evening at the Fine Arts Gallery. The adjudication was carried out yesterday by former Government Minister and art enthusiast Peter Montegriffo. This year the exhibition

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  • GMF DAY2 And the music played on

    GMF DAY2 And the music played on

    • September 5, 2016

    Here’s just a selection of some of the groups on day two as the music played on as the fifth edition of the GMF proved another success. The Stereophonics drew in the largest crowd and crowned this year’s festival which for many will be filled with their own special and sometimes surprising moments. Heather Small

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