• Gibraltar’s Geoportal upgraded

    Gibraltar’s Geoportal upgraded

    • December 21, 2016

    The Department of the Environment and Climate Change, together with the Information Technology and Logistics Department, has recently upgraded Gibraltar’s Geoportal. The Geoportal is comparable to products such as Google Earth and Apple Maps but is more interactive and contains additional environmental and geographic information that can be used by the public and businesses alike.

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  • New premises for MCA

    New premises for MCA

    • December 19, 2016

    The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, officially opened the new premises of the Moroccan Community Association on 48 Crutchetts Ramp. He was joined by Education Minister Dr John Cortes and both men toured the facilities before unveiling a plaque commemorating the official opening. “We have achieved a lot in five years,” Mr Picardo told attendees in

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  • GADS early Christmas gift

    GADS early Christmas gift

    • December 19, 2016

    The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society will be handing out fidget-busy blankets this week to all patients suffering with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Last week at the Catholic Community Centre members and volunteers displayed the 251 blankets which had been made over the past two months. As from today the society will be handing out the

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  • TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS TOMBOLA

    TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS TOMBOLA

    • December 17, 2016

    Christmas would not be Christmas without the tradtional Lions Christmas Tombola. As always raising money for charity the stall is situated opposite the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. Pic: Johnny Bugeja.  

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  • Good luck at Miss World

    Good luck at Miss World

    • December 17, 2016

    Miss Gibraltar 2016 Kayley Mifsud will compete in the Miss World pageant tomorrow in Washington. Minister for Culture Hon Steven Linares has sent a message of best wishes on behalf of everyone in Gibraltar. His message reads as follows: “On behalf of everyone in Gibraltar I wish you the very best of luck for Saturday’s

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  • Heritage Volunteer

    Heritage Volunteer

    • December 16, 2016

    Minister for Heritage Dr John Cortes praised volunteer Bart Van Thienen for his “hard work” at the inauguration of the anchor at Ocean Village yesterday afternoon. Greg Butcher from Ocean Village, Marcello Sanguinetti – who now takes over at the Ministry of Heritage – and Opposition MP Roy Clinton were also present Pics by the

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  • Calpe House Trust thanks Gibraltar

    Calpe House Trust thanks Gibraltar

    • December 16, 2016

    Gibraltar should be proud that so many of its fellow citizens care so much about each other that they are willing “to come forward and give of their time and money” when it was needed, Government Minister Joe Bossano stated. “This is what makes us who we are,” he said at a Calpe House Trust

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  • Camp Simcha charity helps local family through their child’s cancer

    Camp Simcha charity helps local family through their child’s cancer

    • December 16, 2016

    Guests at a UK charity dinner heard a very personal plea from a Gibraltarian mum Sari Chocron-Attias to support the charity Camp Simcha which got her family through the toughest year of their lives. Mrs Chocron-Attias and her son Samueli received support from Camp Simcha – a UK charity which helps families coping with serious

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  • Full schedule for Kayley Mifsud in Washington

    Full schedule for Kayley Mifsud in Washington

    • December 15, 2016

    Miss Gibraltar 2016, Kayley Mifsud, is enjoying her time in Washington, where she is participating in the Miss World Pageant. On her arrival, Miss Gibraltar and the other 116 contestants, spent time with a full schedule of photo shoots, receptions, official ceremonies, filming and touring the city, also travelling to New York for a day

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  • Radio Gibraltar breaks Open Day record

    Radio Gibraltar breaks Open Day record

    • December 15, 2016

    Radio Gibraltar broke its Open Day record yesterday raising over £46,000 by seven o’clock last night. As the all-day show at the Piazza came to a close the amount raised was over eight thousand pounds more than last year with a total of £46, 260. This placed the second phase of the GBC Open Day

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  • £1m for Calpe House

    £1m for Calpe House

    • December 15, 2016

    The Calpe House Appeal has reached £1 million. Last night at a reception at the Med Rowing Club at which many of the players and supporters were present, Albert Poggio Vice Chairman of the Calpe House Trust, thanked the whole of Gibraltar for its commitment to the project. The appeal was launched a year ago

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  • Poppy Appeal on the Rock raises £15,000

    Poppy Appeal on the Rock raises £15,000

    • December 14, 2016

    £15,000 was raised during this year’s Poppy Day Appeal. On the day itself £11,839 was raised. The event local as always was organised by the Gibraltar Branch of the Royal British Legion. Once again the committee will stay with £2,000 which will be used locally for their members when the needed arises.

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