• 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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  • Mask and physical theatre used to promote life skills for teenagers

    Mask and physical theatre used to promote life skills for teenagers

    • March 20, 2016

    A mask and physical theatre UK company have this week been holding a series of storytelling and theatre workshops for year nine students in local schools dealing with issues surrounding family breakdowns. Trestle Theatre Company was invited by Childline Gibraltar, funded by the Kusuma Trust, to explore productive ways that professionals can help children and

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  • GAMPA play wins Drama Festival

    GAMPA play wins Drama Festival

    • March 20, 2016

    This years Gibraltar Drama Festival over all winner and best play was an original play by Christian Santos called ‘Insert Label Here’. It was an ensemble piece presented by GAMPA. It also received the award for Best Stage Presentation. The play was the second play staged at the Gala Night at the Inces Hall on Saturday night. Best Director was

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  • Two plays for tonight’s Drama Festival Gala Night

    Two plays for tonight’s Drama Festival Gala Night

    • March 19, 2016

    Tonight is the Gala Night of the Gibraltar Drama Festival. Last night the adjudicator presented his choice of plays at the end of a week of a variety of plays and performances at the Ince’s Hall Theatre. The plays tonight starting at 7.30pm are: ‘Constellations’ presented by the Trafalgar Theatre Group.  Constellations by Nick Payne

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  • Wearing ‘lots of socks’

    Wearing ‘lots of socks’

    • March 19, 2016

    Gibraltar yesterday supported Down Syndrome Day which will be held around the world on Monday. Many joined in the ‘lots of socks’ campaign. The picture shows members of the Down Syndrome Support Gibraltar Group and supporters. Worldwide Down Syndrome Day will be celebrated on Monday. HQBF Gibraltar joining in the ‘odd socks’  campaign in celebration

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  • Join in Earth Hour

    Join in Earth Hour

    • March 19, 2016

    Earth Hour will roll across the globe today – at 8:30 pm local time, uniting individuals, communities and organizations in an unprecedented 178 countries and territories. Earth Hour is a global moment of solidarity for climate action and comes only months after governments agreed a new global climate deal. The Gibraltar Government has arranged for

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  • 500 entries for 2016 Gib Song Festival

    500 entries for 2016 Gib Song Festival

    • March 18, 2016

    This year’s Gibraltar International Song Festival has seen hundreds of entries from 30 countries including Indonesia and Pakistan for the very first time. 14 songs will compete in this fourth year in its present edition. With 500 songs received from around the world there were also entries from America, Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland

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