• MS Serenissima in inaugural ‘turnaround’ visit to the Rock

    MS Serenissima in inaugural ‘turnaround’ visit to the Rock

    • November 2, 2016

    MS Serenissima is in Gibraltar on its inaugural visit to the Rock. She arrived on Monday and will be carrying out a turnaround before departing the Rock tomorrow. The vessel belongs to the British cruise firm Noble Caledonia Ltd and has a gross tonnage of 2,598 tonnes, a length of 87 metres, capacity for 110

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  • Gibraltar Academy of Dance finds success at Dance Proms 2016

    Gibraltar Academy of Dance finds success at Dance Proms 2016

    • November 2, 2016

    The applause roared across the Royal Albert Hall at the Dance Proms 2016 on Sunday afternoon in the heart of London. It was the moment a dream became a reality for the dancers from Gibraltar – taking to the stage at one of the UK’s most treasured venues. This is where where world leading artists

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  • DAY CENTRE FESTIVITIES

    DAY CENTRE FESTIVITIES

    • November 1, 2016

    Halloween was celebrated at the Waterport Day Centre with children from Waterbabies Nursery. The children donned their spookiest costumes and played games with the elderly residents, who made scary Halloween bags filled with fiendish treats for the children. Pics. G. Peralta  

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  • BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS IN THE HARBOUR

    BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS IN THE HARBOUR

    • November 1, 2016

    Bottlenose dolphins were seen in the harbour on Sunday. Marine biologist on the Dolphin Adventure Rocio Espada spotted 10 dolphins who she believes were showing feeding behaviour initially. There were she said some seven adults, two juveniles and one baby dolphin. They sometimes come into the harbour she said to look for rock fish, octopus

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  • Graduation ceremony awards ‘leadership and management’ in health

    Graduation ceremony awards ‘leadership and management’ in health

    • October 31, 2016

    12 graduates from the Gibraltar Health Authority’s, School of Health Studies and Kingston University, received their Masters Degrees in Leadership and Management in Health. The graduates came from a variety of backgrounds within the GHA such as Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pathology, Radiography, Ambulance, and School of Health Studies. Minister for Gilbert Licudi attended the graduation

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  • Movember launch

    Movember launch

    • October 29, 2016

    The Mayor Adolfo Canepa hosted a reception yesterday to celebrate the launch of the Prostate Cancer Campaign. The event took place at the Mayor’s Parlour, City Hall and was in support of ‘Movember’ month, where all men are asked to grow a moustache for the month of November to support the Prostate Cancer awareness campaign.

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  • Newcastle Building Society Savers raised over £21,000 for Cancer Relief Gibraltar

    Newcastle Building Society Savers raised over £21,000 for Cancer Relief Gibraltar

    • October 27, 2016

    Savers with the Gibraltar branch of Newcastle Building Society have helped raise more than £21,000 for Cancer Relief Gibraltar. As part of its commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates, the Society set up a special savings account from which it committed to pay an equivalent 0.1% of the total balance to the

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  • National Archives maps Gibraltar’s past

    National Archives maps Gibraltar’s past

    • October 27, 2016

    Over 100 physical maps and more than 3,000 digital maps form part of a new exhibition ‘Mapping Our Past’ that was officially opened yesterday evening by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia at the Fine Arts Gallery. Dr Garcia paid tribute to Gibraltar’s archivist, past and present, for their contribution to the archives. He

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  • Frontiers and Lawson

    Frontiers and Lawson

    • October 27, 2016

    Local group Frontiers fronted by Simon Dumas this week supported the popular band Lawson. Both groups have formed part of the Gibraltar Music Festival several times. The concert on Tuesday night was at the O2 Academy in Islington with some 800 people attending with a number of Gibraltarians in audience. Frontiers received a good reaction

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  • Second rejection for Upper Town scheme

    Second rejection for Upper Town scheme

    • October 26, 2016

    A planning application for nine apartments and the redevelopment of a war shelter on Hospital Ramp in the Upper Town has been turned down for a second time by the Development and Planning Commission. The application was refused based on the fact the new submission was larger in mass and scale than the first application,

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  • Feetham ponders leadership prospects after next election

    Feetham ponders leadership prospects after next election

    • October 26, 2016

    GSD Leader, Daniel Feetham, has confirmed that he will step down from that role should he lose the next general election. In an interview with the GBC show City Pulse on Thursday night, Mr Feetham was asked when he would call it a day in terms of his political career. He said: “If I lose

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  • NEW OFFICES FOR ABACUS

    NEW OFFICES FOR ABACUS

    • October 25, 2016

    Abacus Gibraltar unveiled their new offices last week overlooking Casemates Square. The newly built offices were filled with representatives from the financial industry, all guests at the event. CEO Christopher Pitaluga welcomed everyone to the special occasion. Abacus has been in Gibraltar for 42 years. The event brought with it a surprise speaker as Mr

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