• Feetham praises dog rescuers

    Feetham praises dog rescuers

    • July 28, 2016

    Opposition Leader Daniel Feetham yesterday paid tribute to the fire-fighters who launched a dramatic five-hour rescue operation after his dog fell off a cliff in the Upper Rock area. The white Swiss Shepherd named Blue had fallen off the cliff opposite Mr Feetham’s home, landing on a ledge some 50 metres below in the early

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  • Green light for Central Police Station

    Green light for Central Police Station

    • July 27, 2016

    Outline planning permission was unanimously granted for the application at the old Central Police Station on 120 Irish Town at yesterday’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission. The application sought to renovate and extend the premises as well as create a public access gallery. This gallery and space will feature the original cells of

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  • Trust acknowledges new tourism opportunities World Heritage Status will bring

    Trust acknowledges new tourism opportunities World Heritage Status will bring

    • July 27, 2016

    Achieving UNESCO World Heritage status for the Gorham’s Cave Complex is “not only the successful culmination of years of meticulous work and preparation but a new chapter in heritage tourism in Gibraltar” the Gibraltar Heritage Trust said. Congratulating the Gibraltar Museum and in particular Professor Clive Finlayson, Dr Geraldine Finlayson, Dr Sue Davies and the

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  • Gorham’s up close and personal

    Gorham’s up close and personal

    • July 26, 2016

    Sunday’s levanter morning was not the ideal condition for a visit by sea to the Gorham’s Cave Complex. But not even the choppy seas on the inaugural trip by the Dolphin Adventure of the ‘Gorham’s Cave Tour’ could have spoilt the enthusiasm and anticipation of all who had joined the tour to view the cave

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  • Walking through history

    Walking through history

    • July 25, 2016

    The Moorish Castle and the former prison were the subject of the first of the ‘Walks through history’ organised by the Gibraltar Museum as part of the Summer Sports and Leisure activities. Professor Clive Finlayson, Director of the Gibraltar Museum, led the young group of enthusiast would-be historians and archaeologists, into the past. This was

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  • Walking through history

    Walking through history

    • July 21, 2016

    The Moorish Castle and the former prison were the subject of the first of the ‘Walks through history’ organised by the Gibraltar Museum as part of the Summer Sports and Leisure activities. Professor Clive Finlayson, Director of the Gibraltar Museum, led the young group of enthusiast would-be historians and archaeologists, into the past. This was

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  • Nomad whale spotted back in the Strait of Gibraltar

    Nomad whale spotted back in the Strait of Gibraltar

    • July 20, 2016

    Volunteers from the cetacean conservation group CIRCE have photographed a sperm whale that first visited the Strait of Gibraltar 18 years ago. The whale, known as Amanita, was first seen in this area in 1998 and there have been several sightings since then. “Sperm whales normally visit the strait between March and July, when they

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  • Coffee Morning

    Coffee Morning

    • July 20, 2016

    An Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coffee morning was held at Latinos yesterday by the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group. The morning saw the members being treated to tea and nibbles. Pic: Johnny Bugeja  

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  • GDP trains Customs in search techniques

    GDP trains Customs in search techniques

    • July 20, 2016

    Instructors from the Gibraltar Defence Police Search Team have delivered ‘vital’ training to HM Customs personnel. In a statement the GDP said this was another example of cooperation between the two forces. The training took place over two days and covered basic search techniques with a particular focus on vehicle searches. HM Customs are routinely

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  • BBC features Gorham’s in Neanderthal series

    BBC features Gorham’s in Neanderthal series

    • July 19, 2016

    Gorham’s Cave is now featured on the BBC Earth website through a series of five mini documentaries on Neanderthal history. The five minute videos focus on the lives of Neanderthals and how they became extinct with a particular focus on those which lived locally within Gorham’s Cave. Professor Clive Finlayson and his team from the

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  • Mrs Gibraltar winners

    Mrs Gibraltar winners

    • July 19, 2016

    30-year-old Rachel Martinez was crowned Mrs Gibraltar 2016 at the 2nd annual pageant held at the Alameda Open Air Theatre last Saturday. Dawn Gaul was crowned 1st Princess and 2nd Princess went to Davinia Cano. Jessica Mendez is 3rd Princess and 4th Princess is Nadiuska Ghio. 12 contestants participated in the pageant and prizes such

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  • GDP constable retires after 42 years of service

    GDP constable retires after 42 years of service

    • July 19, 2016

    PC Derek Baglietto recently retired from the Gibraltar Defence Police having completed 42 years of loyal service to the Ministry of Defence. PC Baglietto began his career in 1974, as an apprentice at the Electrical Fitters Section at the Naval Base. After successfully completing his apprenticeship he stayed in this role for sixteen years and

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