• Spanish wetlands and wildlife sanctuary under threat – WWF

    Spanish wetlands and wildlife sanctuary under threat – WWF

    • September 20, 2016

    Donana National Park, part of southern Spanish wetland used by six million migratory birds, could dry out completely unless the Spanish government tackles the threat of dredging, mining and intensive farming, a report said. The World Wildlife Fund said Spain was failing to safeguard the 54,000 hectare (209 square mile) site, which stretches along the Guadalquivir River

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  • Macaques at home in Scotland

    Macaques at home in Scotland

    • September 19, 2016

    Local macaque enthusiast Tommy Finlayson and his wife Rosalind recently paid a visit to Blair Drummond Safari Park in Scotland to see how the previous residents of the Rock have settled in. Greeted by the park’s senior macaque keeper Craig Holmes, who had been in Gibraltar to transport the apes to Scotland, the couple were

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  • Nina Danino at Tate Modern

    Nina Danino at Tate Modern

    • September 19, 2016

    A series of screenings and discussions dedicated to the women filmmakers of the London Film-makers’ Co-op, LFMC, opens this coming weekend at the Tate Modern. One of the main contributors is Gibraltarian filmmaker Nina Danino who will show two of her films and will also participate in a discussion panel. The event is part of

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  • Annual international dog shows will see 1,000 entries

    Annual international dog shows will see 1,000 entries

    • September 17, 2016

    1,000 dogs are expected to participate in Gibraltar’s annual international dog shows this weekend. The shows are organised by the Gibraltar Kennel Club and will be held at the Tercentenary Hall and Bayside Sports complex. These will be the GKC’s 44th and 45th International Dog Shows held under FCI regulation, of which Gibraltar became a

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  • Gibraltar at the YinYang music festival in China

    Gibraltar at the YinYang music festival in China

    • September 17, 2016

    Jay Callejon from J2 Productions is in China participating in the annual YinYang music festival which is held annually inside the Great Wall of China. He is joined by DJ Alex who will be performing in the festival. Alex Lethalness (the DJ) beat 14 other local DJ’s for the opportunity to perform at this unique

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  • 8th Intake for the Gibraltar Cadet Force

    8th Intake for the Gibraltar Cadet Force

    • September 17, 2016

    The Gibraltar Cadet Force is once again inviting boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 17 to join their unit. Registration for the 8th Intake which will take place on Wednesday 28 September at 7pm at the Buffadero Training Centre at Windmill Hill. The evening will consist of a presentation on what the

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  • Eroski City comes to town

    Eroski City comes to town

    • September 16, 2016

    Eroski has opened its first store in town. Eroski City opened its doors at 8am yesterday and saw a steady flow of customers throughout the day. Director, Solomon Massias , said the decision to open a store at the ICC was because they felt there was a need for a store such as Eroski City

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  • GAMPA success in ‘Trinity College Rock and Pop’ exams

    GAMPA success in ‘Trinity College Rock and Pop’ exams

    • September 15, 2016

    The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts recently held the first ever Trinity College Rock and Pop Examinations on the Rock. These are exclusive to students from the academy and all 29 students passed with either Merit or Distinctions. Trinity offers graded exams for a wide range of instruments and singing, from Initial to

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  • Battle of Britain flypast on Saturday

    Battle of Britain flypast on Saturday

    • September 15, 2016

    There will be an RAF Hawk Flypast this Saturday at 7.30pm to commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Two Hawks from 100 Squadron will arrive at RAF Gibraltar on Friday at 8.45 pm. While one of the Hawks will conduct the Flypast the second Hawk will provide the backdrop to a formal

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  • Gib-wide search for Akira

    Gib-wide search for Akira

    • September 15, 2016

    Akira, a three year old petit boxer, has been missing in Gibraltar after bolting during the National Day fireworks display. Her distraught owner Jayrene Patterson, who has had her since she was two months old, has put up a £1,000 reward for her safe return. Akira was in her usual spot by the Calpe having

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  • Aerial acrobatics over Gibraltar

    Aerial acrobatics over Gibraltar

    • September 14, 2016

    This spectacular shot of the Rock was taken from one of the planes that performed aerial acrobatics over the Rock on National Day. It shows pilots Peter Wells and Chris Burkett flying in close proximity as they perform a mirror formation over the runway. One plane is inverted, with the other flying underneath just feet

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  • Daring heads east

    Daring heads east

    • September 14, 2016

    HMS Daring was on a routine visit to the Rock last week before sailing to the Middle East to conduct operations against smuggling, pirates, human trafficking and terrorists. The role of HMS Daring is to protect US aircraft carriers striking at terrorists in Iraq and Syria. She is the UK’s latest contribution to the campaign

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