• Summer athletics at Victoria Stadium

    Summer athletics at Victoria Stadium

    • August 13, 2016

    Local children enjoyed an athletics course as part of the Gibraltar Summer Sports and Leisure Programme. The children were split into three groups of 12 and took part in the relay, short put and long jump activities. The morning’s classes were held at the Victoria Stadium and the Sports Train continues next week. Across the

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  • ‘Where do Strait’s orcas go after tuna season?’

    ‘Where do Strait’s orcas go after tuna season?’

    • August 12, 2016

    The Campo cetacean conservation group CIRCE is poised to launch a two-month monitoring campaign to gather information on orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar following the closure of the Bluefin tuna season in Spain. Killer whales feed on tuna and interact with commercial fishermen while the tuna season is open. But CIRCE said understanding their movements

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  • Levanter dampens prospects for stellar display

    Levanter dampens prospects for stellar display

    • August 11, 2016

    The Perseid meteors will once again light up the night sky this week, with the largest shower expected in the early hours of Friday. In Gibraltar however, the Levanter cloud may leave star gazers frustrated. Sky watchers around the world can expect an extra dazzling display from the Perseid meteors this week as the Earth

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  • Long Service

    Long Service

    • August 10, 2016

    Pictured from left are Port Officer Matthew Ferrary, Captain of the Port Commodore Bob Sanguinetti and Port Officer Cecil Ghio. Mr Ferrary and Mr Ghio are holding their leaving gifts on their retirement after a combined length of 83 years of service at the Port. Mr Ferrary served 41 years at the port, while Mr

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  • Comedy fun for GMF

    Comedy fun for GMF

    • August 10, 2016

    Comedy acts Paul Foot, Simon Evans, Nathan Caton, Dana Alexander, Sully O’Sullivan, Matt Green and MC-Geoff Whiting have all confirmed their participation in the fifth edition of the Gibraltar Music Festival next month. “The festival has a history of bringing the biggest and best live acts from around the globe to perform in Victoria Stadium

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  • Harley riders out in Gib

    Harley riders out in Gib

    • August 9, 2016

    The eleventh Harley and Custom Bike Show was held this weekend in Gibraltar. Casemates Square was once again full to capacity with some 1000 bikers from the UK, Spain, Portugal and Poland in Gibraltar for the event which was organised by the Harley Riders Gibraltar (HRG), formerly known as Harley Davidson Club (Gibraltar) (HDC).  Local

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  • Chopper Training

    Chopper Training

    • August 9, 2016

    A Royal Navy Merlin helicopter is pictured during a training flight at the weekend. The exercise also involved vessel’s from the Royal Navy’s Gibraltar Squadron. Photo by David Parody.  

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  • New bat spotted on the Rock

    New bat spotted on the Rock

    • August 9, 2016

    A species of bat never before spotted in Gibraltar has been found deep inside the Rock by the Gibraltar Museum team. Dr Geraldine Finlayson of the Gibraltar Museum found the bat while working deep inside the Rock and immediately reported her findings to specialists at the museum’s Natural History Department last Friday. The bat is

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  • Photograph of the Year Award.

    Photograph of the Year Award.

    • August 6, 2016

    During the course of the season, photographs entered in competitions gain points which are awarded by the person judging the competition. Photographs can obtain up to 30 points. At the end of the season, all the images which have obtained the highest number of points in each competition are pooled together, and judged by all

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  • Ibra Ray returns for National Day variety show

    Ibra Ray returns for National Day variety show

    • August 6, 2016

    International act Ibra Ray will top the bill at this year’s National Day Variety Show at Casemates. Ray from Tangiers performed at last year’s National Day and after such a successful performance, the SDGG have decided to invite him back for this year’s festivities. The show will start at 10am on National Day. Ibra Ray

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  • A Special Night of Dance

    A Special Night of Dance

    • August 5, 2016

    The Alameda Gardens Open Air Theatre saw a special one night production by the Gibraltar Academy of Dance paying tribute to the 200th anniversary of the Alameda Gardens. ‘Past, present and future’ on Wednesday night saw performances from Jordan Bautista, who trained at the English National Ballet school and now forms part of the company

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  • Art in time

    Art in time

    • August 4, 2016

    Yesterday children got the chance to learn about pre-historical art and were given the opportunity to make some of their own cave art at Parsons Lodge as part of the Walks through history. Pic: Johnny Bugeja.  

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