• CHRISTMAS FAIR AT THE CONVENT

    CHRISTMAS FAIR AT THE CONVENT

    • November 25, 2016

    The Convent Christmas Fair was held yesterday. This year the event was helping to raise funds for the Calpe House Trust. With the heavy rains of the day the fair was held indoors but this did not dampen the Christmas spirit at the event which saw two main raffles, a large selection of stalls with

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  • Galiardo brings jazz to GAMPA

    Galiardo brings jazz to GAMPA

    • November 25, 2016

    Well known jazz musician Juan Galiardo, a regular in Gibraltar’s jazz scene, led the jazz workshops yesterday at GAMPA as part of the Gibraltar International Jazz Festival. The three-day festival culminates tonight with a concert in St Michael’s Cave with the legendary Jose Feliciano. The workshops, which brought together a group of jazz musicians led

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  • CHRISTMAS FAIR ATTRACTIONS

    CHRISTMAS FAIR ATTRACTIONS

    • November 24, 2016

    Once again the Christmas fair attractions are almost set up for this weekend. The attractions organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services at John Mackintosh Square they will be available until Sun 8 January. Pic: S. Ignacio.

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  • Lionel Perez, teacher and veteran of local theatre, dies at 80

    Lionel Perez, teacher and veteran of local theatre, dies at 80

    • November 24, 2016

    The unexpected death of well-known and colourful local personality Lionel Perez removes from the local scene a singular character and one of the few remaining men who owned and wore a collection of colourful bow ties as well as walking sticks. Mr Perez died on Tuesday night at the age of 80. A retired teacher

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  • Getting fit for Cancer Research

    Getting fit for Cancer Research

    • November 22, 2016

    The GIBFIT Fitness Awareness Day in aid of Cancer Research UK was held on Saturday at the Victoria Stadium. The day was organised in conjunction with Cancer Research UK Gibraltar Branch, GIBFIT and the Ministry of Sports and Culture. It proved a fun filled day offering a variety of fitness disciplines delivered by International Fitness

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  • Urgent appeal for Cavalcade participation in 60th year

    Urgent appeal for Cavalcade participation in 60th year

    • November 21, 2016

    As the Three Kings Cavalcade prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary in January the committee has issued an urgent appeal to all in Gibraltar to help make this special year a success by joining in the event. With just six floats having confirmed participation the committee has felt the need to call on all groups,

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  • ‘Gib University looks to Africa for partnerships’

    ‘Gib University looks to Africa for partnerships’

    • November 19, 2016

    The Times Higher Education supplement reported the University of Gibraltar was looking to Africa for partnerships. Its vice-chancellor Daniella Tilbury told the Times the university’s ideal geographical location “affords options in Europe and beyond”. Professor Tilbury said the university had received a lot of interest from Asia, [but] it felt right for it to start brokering

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  • Gibraltar National Dance Team set for 2016 World Show Dance Championships

    Gibraltar National Dance Team set for 2016 World Show Dance Championships

    • November 19, 2016

    The Gibraltar National Dance team made up of 19 dancers from various local dance groups leave for Germany tomorrow to participate in the 2016 World Show Dance Championships. The event which will be staged at the Erdgas Arena, in Riesa, Germany, will see 2,800 dancers from 26 countries taking part. Dancers will be travelling from

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  • ‘Points of View’ opens at the Fine Arts Gallery

    • November 18, 2016

    Points of View, a new exhibition by local artists Giorann Henshaw and Doris Gafan opened on Wednesday evening at the Fine Arts Gallery. President of the Fine Arts Association Paul Cosquieri, who officially opened the exhibition congratulated both artists and welcome the fact that they had decided to stage their first exhibition in the gallery

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  • Gibraltarian at the UN Climate Change COP in Marrakech

    Gibraltarian at the UN Climate Change COP in Marrakech

    • November 18, 2016

    The UK has ratified the world’s first comprehensive treaty on tackling climate change, the Government said. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has signed the Paris Agreement, which commits countries to limiting global temperature rises to “well below” 2C over pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to keep increases to 1.5C. Meanwhile, Professor Daniella Tilbury, Vice-Chancellor of the University

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  • Local man wins dream car and £10,000 cash

    Local man wins dream car and £10,000 cash

    • November 16, 2016

    Local man Derek Sene has won a Porsche Cayenne worth £65,495 and £10,000 cash in a UK competition run by BOTB.com. The company was founded in 1999 and has stands in most of the UK’s major airports and shopping centres, as well as a presence online, where ticket buyers have to ‘spot the ball’ in

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  • Record number of entries in annual poetry competition

    Record number of entries in annual poetry competition

    • November 16, 2016

    The 2016 annual poetry competition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle and Department of Education, received a record number of entries. The competition attracted a total of 360 entries with a large number of children’s entries. Culture Minister Steven Linares, sitting next

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