• ‘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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  • New Citizen

    New Citizen

    • March 2, 2016

    Deputy Governor Alison MacMillan is pictured above at The Convent yesterday alongside Anna Bozena Viñales, the latest Gibraltar resident to take the oath of British citizenship.

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  • ‘Frida’ takes top prize in young artist competition

    ‘Frida’ takes top prize in young artist competition

    • March 2, 2016

    A colourful bright portrait called ‘Frida’ has won this year’s Art Competition for Young Artists. The winning artist is Naomi Duarte who takes the Ministry of Culture prize of £1,000. 68 works from 41 young artists presently hang at the John Mackintosh Hall as part of this year’s competition organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services.

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  • Group 2000 in poetry recital

    Group 2000 in poetry recital

    • March 1, 2016

    Group 2000 is back with a poetry recital this Thursday at the Garrison Library. The group will be presenting part two of ‘We’ll be Home For Christmas’. This second instalment which concentrates on the second year of the Great War – 1915. Taking part in this recital are Frank Dellipiani, Ana Cavilla, Elizabeth Neish, Alfred

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  • Miss Gibraltar contestants meet for the first time

    Miss Gibraltar contestants meet for the first time

    • March 1, 2016

    The nine contestants for Miss Gibraltar all met for the first time last week.  They did so during the official hand-over meeting to producers Stage One. The contestants were briefed by the Chief Executive of Gibraltar Cultural Services Yvette Zarb and producer James Neish.  The meeting comes ahead of the start of rehearsals next week.

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