• Gibraltar FA sponsors Special Olympics coaches

    Gibraltar FA sponsors Special Olympics coaches

    • March 9, 2016

    The Gibraltar FA presented a cheque to Special Olympics Gibraltar in order to fund the participation of their football coaches at the 13th Special Olympics European Football Conference 11-12 of this month in Antwerp, Belgium. This forms part of the on going relationship with The Special Olympics and Gibraltar FA. The presentation was made to

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  • Gib World Music Festival is ‘Obrigado’

    Gib World Music Festival is ‘Obrigado’

    • March 9, 2016

    Gibraltar Productions has announced that this year’s edition of the Gibraltar World Music Festival will celebrate cultures of Lusophone (Portuguese speaking countries) with music, workshops and a street party. The theme of this year’s edition is ‘Obrigado’. The artistic program will include musicians from Portugal, Brazil and Cape Verde who will perform in St Michael’s

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  • New EU satellite delivers stunning images from space

    New EU satellite delivers stunning images from space

    • March 8, 2016

    Just two weeks after launch, the latest Sentinel satellite has offered a taster of what it will provide for the EU’s Copernicus programme – including this spectacular image of the Strait of Gibraltar. Sentinel-3A’s very first image, captured at 14:09 GMT on 29 February, shows the transition from day to night over Svalbard, Norway. As

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  • World Book Day at the JMH

    World Book Day at the JMH

    • March 6, 2016

    What a thrill it was to see children dress up in their favourite characters on World Book Day! The excitement of choosing what to wear and becoming one’s favourite character was evident as many of the schools joined in the events at the John Mackintosh Hall. This was the fourth year running that the hall

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  • ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in song and dance

    ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in song and dance

    • March 6, 2016

    Children and parents enjoyed a lively reading, singing and dance performance of the classic book ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ by Frank L Baum, at the John Mackintosh Theatre on World Book Day. Gibraltar Culture Services organised the many events of the day including this special show in the main theatre. Staff at the John Mackintosh Hall all dressed

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  • #TrolleySpotting

    #TrolleySpotting

    • March 5, 2016

    A Morrison’s trolley is put to imaginative use on a local construction site. Pic by J. Bugeja

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  • Adoration in ‘Mercy’ year

    Adoration in ‘Mercy’ year

    • March 5, 2016

    As part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy the church throughout the world has been holding a 24 hour adoration since yesterday midday. A call from Pope Francis to hold ‘24 hours for the Lord’ has seen the Diocese of Gibraltar join in this Jubilee of Mercy year  with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament which

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  • Suspension bridge nears completion

    Suspension bridge nears completion

    • March 4, 2016

    Work on Gibraltar’s newest enhancement to the Upper Rock and new tourist attraction a 71 metre long suspension bridge at Royal Anglian Way is set to be completed by the end of March. The constructed over a 50 metre gorge, has been undertaken by local firm Bovis Koala and is part of the Gibraltar’s Government

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  • Interactive Bayside lessons boost student interest in ‘World Book Day’

    Interactive Bayside lessons boost student interest in ‘World Book Day’

    • March 4, 2016

    Over 200 students took part in Bayside school’s ‘World Book Day’ where several departments came together to prepare exciting and engaging activities for Year Eight students. Colin Skinner, Bayside Headmaster, said that the project, in its first year, adds an extra dimension to the students’ education and draws them into reading more books. “These activities

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  • John Mackintosh Hall Library enters digital age

    John Mackintosh Hall Library enters digital age

    • March 3, 2016

    Over 17,000 books in the John Mackintosh Hall Library have been categorised electronically as the library enters the digital age and brings things up to speed. The online catalogue was launched yesterday, to coincide with today’s World Book Day, and is the first part of the digitisation of all libraries in Gibraltar which will form

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  • Restoration of Witham’s Cemetery

    Restoration of Witham’s Cemetery

    • March 3, 2016

    A project to clear and improve access to and restore Witham’s Cemetery started this week. The works began on Monday morning by troops from a visiting Squadron from 10th Signal Regiment. The Squadron has been in Gibraltar for a month standing in for the Royal Gibraltar Regiment whilst they are away conducting military training in

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  • Gibraltar Youth Choir to perform at Disneyland Paris

    Gibraltar Youth Choir to perform at Disneyland Paris

    • March 2, 2016

    The Gibraltar Youth Choir will be travelling to Disneyland Paris this week to participate in workshops and perform at the Cinemagique Theatre on Saturday. On Monday night they presented the songs they will perform to an invited audience at the John Mackintosh Hall. Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts Director Christian Santos said the

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