• Distinguished gentlemen raise thousands for prostate cancer research

    Distinguished gentlemen raise thousands for prostate cancer research

    • September 27, 2016

    Local motorbike enthusiasts raised over $10,000 for research into prostate cancer last weekend as part of an internationally run campaign called ‘The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride’. Over 56,000 people have registered for rides in over 500 cities across the globe. According to the DGR this is the world’s largest motorcycling charity event and the funds will

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  • Fundraising for the Youth Centre’s Life Skills project

    • September 27, 2016

    A youth group involved in a Life Skills project at the Youth Centre will host two separate fundraising events this week. The proceeds will go towards the Life Skills project which culminates in a cultural and educational trip abroad. The first of the fundraisers is a community bingo event taking place at the Youth Centre

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  • Azagury like you have never seen him before

    Azagury like you have never seen him before

    • September 27, 2016

    A different kind of exhibition opens today at the Gibraltar Garrison Library. ‘Jacobo Azagury at The Garrison Library, An Exhibition of Selected Drawings and Sketches’ is an  exhibition and sale of work of some 500 drawings and sketches of the late and much loved Gibraltarian artist Jacobo Azagury. The week-long show will include a series

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  • Clean-up campaign highlights Rock litter problem

    Clean-up campaign highlights Rock litter problem

    • September 26, 2016

    Over 300 volunteers, collaborators, supporters and sponsors pulled off another Gibraltar-wide clean up this weekend, highlighting the litter problem that impacts many areas of the Rock. The “mountain of waste” was created at the Eco Park facility, with volunteers ferrying load after load to the site based at Flint Road. Various skips were also filled

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  • ‘Steeling’ the show

    ‘Steeling’ the show

    • September 24, 2016

    Mark Steel attracted a good audience to his show ‘Mark Steel In Town’ at St Michael’s Cave on Thursday night, including many people who travelled in from Spain to see the comedian record his bespoke show about Gibraltar for BBC Radio 4.

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  • Stamps for the UNESCO Gorham’s Cave Complex

    Stamps for the UNESCO Gorham’s Cave Complex

    • September 24, 2016

    A special set of stamps was issued this week as part of the celebrations of the inauguration of the UNESCO Gorham’s Cave Complex. The Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau issued a set of five stamps commemorating the achievement which granted World Heritage status to the complex. The Set of stamps were prepared in collaboration with The Gibraltar

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  • Barbary conservation project gets another boost

    Barbary conservation project gets another boost

    • September 23, 2016

    As part of a re-population programme another 50 Barbary Partridges have been released in selected areas of the Gibraltar Nature Reserve. The birds have been bred in a purpose built breeding and release facility, which is proving to be extremely effective as shown by an ongoing monitoring programme. Minister for the Environment Dr John Cortes

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  • Gibraltar theme winner

    Gibraltar theme winner

    • September 23, 2016

    Michelle Stagnetto was the winner of the first Gibraltar themed exhibition at the Gibraltar Gallery. The picture shows the artist and the winning paitning. The exhibition which runs until next month saw around 30 entries. The second prize was awarded to Gail Francis-Tiron and third to Paul Cosqiueri. See page 14. Pic: Johnn Bugeja.  

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  • New letter box marks UNESCO site

    New letter box marks UNESCO site

    • September 22, 2016

    To commemorate of the Gorham’s Cave Complex into the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Royal Gibraltar Post Office (RGPO) has installed an Elizabeth II, lamp, pedestal-mounted letter box in the lighthouse area near the “Welcome to Europa Point” sign. Minister with responsibility for Postal Services, Neil Costa said: “Post Office surveys have indicated the need

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  • British comedian dips into politics ahead of cave show

    British comedian dips into politics ahead of cave show

    • September 21, 2016

    British comedian Mark Steele yesterday hinted at some of the material he has collected for his personalised comedy routine on Gibraltar, telling reporters: “I quite like the sound of a politician who swears in parliament.” Mr Steele will record the final episode in his latest series of ‘Mark Steele’s In Town’ for BBC Radio 4

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  • GHA unveils dementia strategy and urges community response

    GHA unveils dementia strategy and urges community response

    • September 21, 2016

    The Gibraltar Health Authority will outline plans for a National Dementia Committee at a board meeting today, as it revealed details of the scale of the illness locally and urged a community-wide response. When it launched a new screening programme last year, the GHA was detecting two new cases of dementia a week, according to

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  • Gorham’s UNESCO site inaugurated today

    Gorham’s UNESCO site inaugurated today

    • September 20, 2016

    The official inauguration of the Gorham’s Cave Complex as a UNESCO World Heritage Site will take place today. The event will take place at the Europa Advance Batteries one and two which will eventually become the main display and interpretation areas from where visitors will be able to view the complex. The event hosted by

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