• Team Britannia gala raises £15,000

    Team Britannia gala raises £15,000

    • October 25, 2016

    A champagne gala sponsored by Team Britannia, a team aiming to beat the world record for fastest circumnavigation of the globe, raised £15,000 for charity, with £7,500 going to Calpe House. Members of HMS Diamond who were in port on a routine stop attended the event held on the Sunborn last Saturday night. A charity

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  • CROSSBORDER CULTURE

    CROSSBORDER CULTURE

    • October 21, 2016

    Government Minister Dr John Cortes and Steven Linares are pictured alongside the President of the Mancomunidad de Municipios, Luis Angel Fernandez, in Algeciras yesterday, where they formally presented a forthcoming history conference organised by the Instituto de Estudios Campogibraltareños. Mr Linares is the Minister responsible for the conference whilst Dr Cortes has been working with

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  • HOOK IN ‘CHRONOS’

    HOOK IN ‘CHRONOS’

    • October 20, 2016

    A private viewing of the new ‘Chronos’ art exhibition by Christian Hook on Tuesday at the Clarendon Fine Art Gallery in London saw him in a live painting session of well-known English actor and writer Simon Callow. The exhibition received its official opening last night. Pic: Stelios.fotography.com  

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  • YOUTH CHOIR IN BARCELONA COMPETITION

    YOUTH CHOIR IN BARCELONA COMPETITION

    • October 20, 2016

    The Gibraltar Youth Choir are competing in the Canta Al Mar 2016 Choral Competition in Calella in Barcelona. The Gibraltar Youth Choir is part of GAMPA and they have been working very hard over summer in order to be ready to make Gibraltar proud next week. They left Gibraltar yesterday and return on Sunday. As

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  • Portugal to Gib cycling challenge raises over £13,000

    Portugal to Gib cycling challenge raises over £13,000

    • October 19, 2016

    With monies still coming in the team which completed their cycling marathon from Portugal to Gibraltar on Sunday has so far raised over £13,000 for the local charity the Guardian Angel Foundation. The 15 cyclists who completed the three day challenge in three countries over 360km were: Kevin Hook, Izzi Hanning, Sarah Cortés, Nick Cortés,

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  • Gib at European Backgammon event

    Gib at European Backgammon event

    • October 19, 2016

    Minister for Sport, Steven Linares, has sent his best wishes to the team that will be representing Gibraltar at the European Backgammon Championship this week. Gibraltar’s team is composed of Michael Pitaluga (Captain), David Frier, Stewart Stone, Charlie Sanguinetti, Gilbert Licudi, Bryan Zammit, Nadine Chipolina and Natalie Passano (non-playing official). The event is being held

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  • Launch of new adoption and fostering: Shaping families campaign

    Launch of new adoption and fostering: Shaping families campaign

    • October 18, 2016

    Yesterday evening saw the launch of Gibraltar’s second Adoption and Fostering Awareness Week which was extremely well attended at the O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel. Minister for Social Services Samantha Sacramento welcomed the development of the fostering and adoption service and its increasing success since the ‘Be a Hero’ awareness campaign last October. Ms Sacramento said the Care

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  • Hook’s new exhibition in London

    • October 18, 2016

    A new exhibition by Gibraltarian artist Christian Hook opens tomorrow at the Clarendon Fine Art Gallery in London. His brand new collection of originals and limited edition prints will be on view at the gallery under the title of Chronos and will receive its official opening tomorrow at 6pm. His brand new book ‘La Busqueda’

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  • Dawn Visit

    Dawn Visit

    • October 18, 2016

    HMS Diamond is pictured sailing into Gibraltar at dawn yesterday for a routine stop on her return from operations in the Mediterranean. HMS Diamond will set sail from the Rock on Thursday to return to her home port. Pic by columbia107    

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  • New letter box

    New letter box

    • October 17, 2016

    The Royal Gibraltar Post Office (RGPO) has installed an Elizabeth II, Type G, square letter box in Bayside Road to serve the soon to be completed World Trade Center (Gibraltar) (WTCG). The Minister responsible for Postal Services, Neil Costa said: “This type of letter box is rare and the only one of its kind in

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  • Wind challenge

    Wind challenge

    • October 17, 2016

    The completion of the Upper Rock Nature Reserve’s Sky Walk at Mount Misery has encountered delays due to the wind experienced at the site over the past few months. The safety of workers on the project was paramount, the project manager from Koala Construction Martin Platenkamp said, and as a result, works were halted several

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  • Logo for NatWest Island Games 2019

    Logo for NatWest Island Games 2019

    • October 17, 2016

    Gibraltar’s NatWest Island Games 2019 has a logo. Created by Colorworks the logo uses the letter “G” created in 24 facets bringing together the diversity and similarities of all 24 member associations. The logo was officially presented by the Gibraltar Islands Games Association committee at a presentation on Friday at the Tercentenary Sports Hall’s new

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