• Energy audit course highlights focus on environmental governance

    Energy audit course highlights focus on environmental governance

    • December 4, 2015

    The Department of the Environment & Climate Change recently organised a five day intensive training course for 18 individuals at the Gibraltar University on energy auditing and management. The course covered topics such as energy fundamentals and an understanding of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), chiller and boiler systems, renewable energies, economic analysis of

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  • Foreign Office blocks release of Special Branch file on 1967 referendum

    Foreign Office blocks release of Special Branch file on 1967 referendum

    • November 30, 2015

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has blocked the release of Special Branch police reports from Gibraltar in the lead up to, and aftermath of, the 1967 referendum. The secret file was the subject of a Freedom of Information request from the Gibraltar Chronicle, but following a ‘public interest test’ the FCO concluded that releasing the

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  • New Galleries for 2016 at the Gibraltar Museum

    New Galleries for 2016 at the Gibraltar Museum

    • November 30, 2015

    The Gibraltar Museum is planning an exciting new set of galleries that will occupy a wing of the ground floor. This forms part of its ongoing programme of works. The galleries are expected to open in the spring of 2016 and the first step has already been implemented: this is in the form of the

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  • Parson’s Lodge opens door into history

    Parson’s Lodge opens door into history

    • November 28, 2015

    Parson’s Lodge is to be opened up to the public and used as an educational facility offering insight into many periods of Gibraltar’s history and ecology. Parson’s Lodge is a well-preserved Victorian coastal battery, located at a site of the 13th Rosia Battery which dates to the 18th Century. For many years the Gibraltar Museum

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  • Sir James and Lady Dutton bid farewell to the Rock

    Sir James and Lady Dutton bid farewell to the Rock

    • September 29, 2015

    Lady Dutton held back tears yesterday as she and her husband, Lieutenant General Sir James Dutton, the outgoing Governor of Gibraltar, sailed away from the Rock on board the UK Border Force vessel HMC Seeker. This marked the end of Sir James’ 22-month tenure and came after he took the unprecedented decision to step down

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  • A part of Gibraltar’s railway network restored

    A part of Gibraltar’s railway network restored

    • August 13, 2015

    A part of Gibraltar’s old railway system was uncovered yesterday by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust at John Mackintosh Square. A box car rescued by heritage enthusiast Gil Podesta has been completely restored and will remain on public view in the square until the end of this month. This is the last known surviving railway box

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