• Inaugural Visit of Ovation of the Seas

    Inaugural Visit of Ovation of the Seas

    • May 9, 2016

    Ovation of Seas paid its inaugural visit to Gibraltar on Saturday.  Tourism Minister Samantha Sacramento went on board for the traditional exchange of plaques with the ship’s captain, Captain Henrik Loy. George Dyke represented the ship’s agents, InCargo, and Manolo Tirado, the Deputy Captain of the Port was also present.

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  • Darts Pro versus students ends in thrilling win for local student

    Darts Pro versus students ends in thrilling win for local student

    • May 7, 2016

    Craig Galliano, Jerome Duarte, Jayc Alecio and Ethan Smith all played a leg v’s Michael Smith world number 7. Pic S. Ignacio.  Year 8 Bayside students enjoyed a morning of darts as former Youth Champion Michael Smith took on four Bayside students in an exhibition match prior to the start of the Pepperami Gibraltar Darts

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  • Face and body painting festival attracts international players

    Face and body painting festival attracts international players

    • May 7, 2016

    Gibraltar’s annual international face and body painting festival is taking place this weekend in both the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery and on Casemates. The theme for the fourth edition of the festival is childhood; which includes aspects such as memories, costume play and pop culture. Vice president of the Gibraltar Body Painting Association Davinia Cano said:

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  • Gibraltar’s urban landscape under debate

    Gibraltar’s urban landscape under debate

    • May 6, 2016

    Gibraltar’s changing urban landscape and the height of buildings was he subject of a debate hosted by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust earlier this week. The debate, entitled ‘In your face? How high is too high for Gibraltar’s urban landscape’, was chaired by Delilah Smith, the Trust’s chairwoman, and was well attended. It came after the

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  • Stereophonics to headline fifth GMF2016

    Stereophonics to headline fifth GMF2016

    • May 5, 2016

    Once again music comes to our shores this September – and the eagerly awaited first acts for the fifth edition of the GMF2016 – The Gibraltar Music Festival – have been announced.  The first round of artists sees Welsh rockers Stereophonics topping the bill. They will be joined by Jess Glynne, Rosario, All Saints, KT Tunstall, Foxes,

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  • Gibraltar Pilots bring fresh perspective on port

    Gibraltar Pilots bring fresh perspective on port

    • May 4, 2016

    Ship lovers will be thrilled to see new dramatic footage of vessels docking in Gibraltar. Time lapse sequences posted by Gibraltar Pilots on Twitter show the view from the bridge as the cruise ship Thomson Celebration comes alongside at the Western Arm in the port of Gibraltar. Thomson Celebration pic.twitter.com/qpIkTxXVPD — Gibraltar Pilots (@PilotsGibraltar) May

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  • Happy Birthday from Momy

    Happy Birthday from Momy

    • May 4, 2016

    Former Mayor Momy Levy, a keen Royalist, sent Her Majesty The Queen a 90th Birthday card. It was 15th of April, he says, and he sent it “with all the praise and blessings she duly deserves”. This week Mr Levy was really delighted and excited to receive a card from Her Majesty from Buckingham Palace

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  • At 60, local runner completes marathon in under four hours

    At 60, local runner completes marathon in under four hours

    • May 4, 2016

    Local grandfather Ernest Gracia, 60, recently ran the London City Marathon in under four hours, an achievement that only a quarter of the race runners attain. Mr Gracia’s official time was three hours, 58 minutes and five seconds, and was achieved by “pure willpower” in addition to training correctly and being disciplined. Mr Gracia ran

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  • Vision offers green incentive

    Vision offers green incentive

    • May 4, 2016

    Local entrepreneurs have created a new initiative called ‘Vision Green’ where businesses can brand themselves with an eco-friendly image. The idea is the brainchild of Young Enterprise team ‘Vision’ who have dedicated their business around an ethical and environmentally friendly ethos. The team sell products including wooden flash drives and bamboo phone cases. Vision Green

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  • West End ‘Wicked’ star to perform in Miss Gibraltar 2016

    West End ‘Wicked’ star to perform in Miss Gibraltar 2016

    • May 3, 2016

    One of the leading ladies of the West End, Kerry Ellis, will headline the 2016 Miss Gibraltar pageant. Ms Ellis is the star of major roles in some of the biggest musicals of recent times, including ‘Wicked’, ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘We Will Rock You’. Ms Ellis will star later this year in the UK premiere

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  • Haenow arrives in sunny Gibraltar

    Haenow arrives in sunny Gibraltar

    • April 30, 2016

      Ben Haenow arrived in sunny Gibraltar this afternoon. He is the leading act in tomorrow’s May Day celebrations. The singer won the eleventh series of The X Factor in 2014 and will perform tomorrow night as from 9.30pm on Casemates. He was met at the airport today by members of GCS.    

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  • Evans completes challenge of a lifetime

    Evans completes challenge of a lifetime

    • April 30, 2016

    Gary Evans, recently completed the Marathon des Sables running over 250km across the Sahara Desert within six days and raising around £15,000 for charity. Gary completed the race – labelled as ‘the toughest footrace on earth’ by organisers – in 27th place out of 1,200 runners. He trained for 10 months in the lead up

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