• Bassadone backs Randall’s Jerusalem walk

    Bassadone backs Randall’s Jerusalem walk

    • May 24, 2016

    Bassadone Automotive Group recently donated £500 supporting Lt Col (Rtd) Mark Randall’s charity walk to Jerusalem. Raymond Grech, from the company, presented a cheque to Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Ivor Lopez. Lt Col (Rtd) Randall is currently walking 8,000km’s from Gibraltar to Jerusalem in aid of four charities; The Royal Gibraltar Regiment Benevolent

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  • Young Shakespeare Company  in school performances

    Young Shakespeare Company in school performances

    • May 23, 2016

    Gibraltar pupils in the Middle schools last week enjoyed performances of ‘The Tempest’ by William Shakespeare presented by the Young Shakespeare Company. Back in Gibraltar for another year the performances have included a series of workshops as well as the performances. On Friday the players performed to pupils in St Anne’s Middle School. The visit

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  • New recruits for Gib Regiment

    New recruits for Gib Regiment

    • May 23, 2016

    Three new recruits from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment (RG) passed out at the Infantry Training Centre (ITC) in Catterick last week.  Private (Pte) Darby (22), Pte Terry-Donckels (21) and Pte Abbasciano (20) have successfully completed the arduous 26-week Combat Infantry Course.  Pte Darby, who has two brothers in the Regiment, and received two awards, the

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  • SAFFA Flag Day

    SAFFA Flag Day

    • May 21, 2016

    SAFFA held its annual flag day fundraising event yesterday on the Rock. Pic: Johnny Bugeja

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  • ‘Baton’ run to the top of the Rock

    ‘Baton’ run to the top of the Rock

    • May 21, 2016

    Alan Rowe, 65, founder of the Baton, ran to the top of the Rock with local marathon runner Ernest Gracia, 60, following a send-off from the Governor. On May 14, the two runners set off from the Convent after being handed the Baton by the Governor Edward Davies and other senior officers. The Baton, is

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  • Westside girls transform a wasteland into a school garden

    Westside girls transform a wasteland into a school garden

    • May 20, 2016

    For the first time Westside Comprehensive has won the Gibraltar Horticultural Gibtelecom cup. Two students and one teacher have transformed a wasteland into a school garden. The students Katie Norton and Elizabeth Lane both aged 14, and their teacher Nadine Delgado used their own free time during their lunch breaks to plant seeds and grow

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  • Extra Large

    Extra Large

    • May 19, 2016

    The world’s largest yacht was arrived in Gibraltar yesterday. Dilbar is not the longest superyacht in the world, but it is the largest by volume. According to website superyachtfan the vessel is valued at 600 million US dollars, is 157 metres long and has 20 guest and 35 crew cabins. It is reported to be

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  • Childline highlights teen mental health issues

    Childline highlights teen mental health issues

    • May 18, 2016

    Childline Gibraltar is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week with a stall at Gibraltar College yesterday and another stall at Bayside School today. The aim of the stalls is to ensure teenagers are aware of mental health issues and to come forward if they feel they are not coping. Childline members spent the day interacting with

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  • 300km around the Rock for charity

    300km around the Rock for charity

    • May 18, 2016

    A small group of supporters joined Alfred Medina yesterday as he took the first few steps of his month-long 300km round-the-Rock charity challenge. To mark the 30th anniversary of the Gibraltar Ivanhoe Charity, Mr Medina will be walking 10km a day around the Rock for 30 days straight. Mayor of Gibraltar Adolfo Canepa wished Mr

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  • RAF CADETS TAKE FLIGHT ON-BOARD ROYAL NAVY HELICOPTER

    RAF CADETS TAKE FLIGHT ON-BOARD ROYAL NAVY HELICOPTER

    • May 18, 2016

    Twelve cadets from No. 2 Overseas Gibraltar Squadron Air Training Corps saw the Rock from a new perspective when they recently took a flight on-board a Royal Navy Wildcat. Wildcat is the latest generation of multi-role helicopter specifically procured to operate from the Frigates and Destroyers of the Royal Navy. Officer Commanding the Gibraltar Squadron,

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  • RECORD NUMBER OF VISITORS FOR MUSEUM OPEN DAY

    RECORD NUMBER OF VISITORS FOR MUSEUM OPEN DAY

    • May 17, 2016

    1,700 people visited this year’s Gibraltar Museum Open Day. With plenty to see and do this year’s fancy dress competition saw 10 entries of a very high standard. The event was judged by Henry and Priscilla Sacramento – with Henry dressing up as India Jones. This year there were three winners – twins Jake and

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  • YELLOW WALK FOR MENTAL HEALTH

    YELLOW WALK FOR MENTAL HEALTH

    • May 17, 2016

    There was great support on Saturday for the ‘Yellow Walk’ organised by Clubhouse Gibraltar in support of Mental Health Week. The group gathered outside No.6 before walking down Main Street to the fun day organised at Casemates. See page 12 and 13. Pic: Johnny Bugeja.

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