• HUMPBACK WHALE ON EASTER MONDAY

    HUMPBACK WHALE ON EASTER MONDAY

    • March 30, 2016

    Local photographer Derek Booth, always with camera in hand, spotted a Humpback Whale on Easter Monday just off Rosia Bay. It was at around 2pm on Monday afternoon, a Humpback whale was observed some 200 metres off Rosia Bay, heading Northwards up The Bay. The creature was leaping from the water and hitting the surface

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  • Players thank supporters- now ‘give us a goal!’

    Players thank supporters- now ‘give us a goal!’

    • March 29, 2016

    Gib’s players took to the ‘net in numbers with great thanks for the support they received which lifted them for the Liechtenstein match. Those rallied under the massive Gib. banner chanted throughout the 0-0 draw. ‘Give us a goal!’ is the message for tonight’s match against Latvia, kick off 8.00pm. Gib.’s football against Liechtenstein was

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  • Gibraltar’s youth gives back to the community at Easter

    Gibraltar’s youth gives back to the community at Easter

    • March 24, 2016

    For the fifth consecutive year the Gibraltar Youth Service teamed up with the Royal Gibraltar Police and the Care Agency to give young people the opportunity to positively contribute to the community. The multi-agency approach saw over 50 young people, supported by their families, involved in preparing and distributing food hampers to the elderly and

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  • RAINBOW WARD PRESENTATION

    RAINBOW WARD PRESENTATION

    • March 23, 2016

    A cheque for £1,000 was presented to Rainbow Ward yesterday for the purchase of Bilirubin Blankets to aid jaundice babies. The presentation was made by McDonald’s Gibraltar to the ward. In the picture is Eddie Holmes (Director Nursing Services), Jodie Crook (Sister), Amy Reeves (Staff Nurse), Cheryl Anne Amor (Student Nurse), and Marta Mifsud and

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  • Heritage Trust wants to retain ‘Europa Reservoir Tanks’

    Heritage Trust wants to retain ‘Europa Reservoir Tanks’

    • March 22, 2016

    The Gibraltar Heritage Trust is calling on its members to support them on “a potential” heritage issue involving the Europa Reservoir Tanks underneath the ex-Casino on Europa Road. In a newsletter to its members at the weekend the Trust said it had for some time been engaging in, and following, the issue of the potential

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  • Westside School alumni event brings present and past pupils together

    Westside School alumni event brings present and past pupils together

    • March 22, 2016

    Westside School yesterday hosted an event to give an opportunity to Year 12 and 13 students to meet past pupils from all ages and across a wide range of sectors. Some 70 former Westside and comprehensive school students took part, including Government Minister Samantha Sacramento. “The aim is for students to benefit from sharing their

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  • Sharks and whales feed in Gibraltar waters

    Sharks and whales feed in Gibraltar waters

    • March 22, 2016

    A large basking shark was spotted feeding close to Gibraltar at the weekend, one of several dramatic sightings in British waters in recent days. A humpback whale was also seen in the Bay of Gibraltar and there were reports of a killer whale not far from the Rock. Dr Eric Shaw, head of the marine

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  • GAMPA wins Gib Drama Festival

    GAMPA wins Gib Drama Festival

    • March 21, 2016

    An original play by Christian Santos ‘Insert Label Here’ presented by young GAMPA – Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts – players won this year’s Gibraltar Drama Festival. It also took the award for Best Stage Presentation. The director and playwright is pictured with the players and this year’s Adjudicator Paul Mills.    

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  • Evans sets himself the challenge of six marathons in ‘De Sables’ event

    Evans sets himself the challenge of six marathons in ‘De Sables’ event

    • March 21, 2016

    Gary Evans is running the equivalent of six marathons next month in aid of local charities over six days. His aim is to raise £15,000 for two local charities – Cancer Relief Gibraltar and Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society. His challenge the Marathon De Sables in Morocco next month. Forty-eight nationalities are expected to compete

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  • Visit to Young Art Exhibition

    Visit to Young Art Exhibition

    • March 21, 2016

    Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis and Mrs Davis recently visited the 2016 Young Art Exhibition currently being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. On their arrival, they were met by Gibraltar Cultural Services CEO Yvette Zarb and GCS Directors, Angela Bula, Yolanda Pilcher and Seamus Byrne. HE and Mrs Davis were shown around the galleries

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  • British Forces recognises achievement

    British Forces recognises achievement

    • March 21, 2016

    Personnel at HM Naval Base recently attended an award ceremony that recognised the achievements of five individuals currently serving in Gibraltar. Four Servicemen and one MOD Civilian were presented with their awards by Commander British Forces Gibraltar, Commodore Ian McGhie Royal Navy. Michael Jones was awarded a Commander Joint Forces Command Commendation in recognition of his continuous efforts during the last four years to deliver effective IT solutions to both Gibraltar

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  • Minister Sacramento at International Parliamentary conference on Combatting Antisemitism

    Minister Sacramento at International Parliamentary conference on Combatting Antisemitism

    • March 20, 2016

    Minister for Equality Samantha Sacramento attended an International Parliamentary Conference on Combatting Antisemitism in Berlin. The summit was organised by the German Government and Parliament in partnership with the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combatting Antisemitism (ICCA), and hosted over 150 parliamentarians from more than 50 countries. Ms Sacramento said Gibraltar was very fortunate to live in

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