• Wearing ‘lots of socks’

    Wearing ‘lots of socks’

    • March 19, 2016

    Gibraltar yesterday supported Down Syndrome Day which will be held around the world on Monday. Many joined in the ‘lots of socks’ campaign. The picture shows members of the Down Syndrome Support Gibraltar Group and supporters. Worldwide Down Syndrome Day will be celebrated on Monday. HQBF Gibraltar joining in the ‘odd socks’  campaign in celebration

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  • Join in Earth Hour

    Join in Earth Hour

    • March 19, 2016

    Earth Hour will roll across the globe today – at 8:30 pm local time, uniting individuals, communities and organizations in an unprecedented 178 countries and territories. Earth Hour is a global moment of solidarity for climate action and comes only months after governments agreed a new global climate deal. The Gibraltar Government has arranged for

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  • 500 entries for 2016 Gib Song Festival

    500 entries for 2016 Gib Song Festival

    • March 18, 2016

    This year’s Gibraltar International Song Festival has seen hundreds of entries from 30 countries including Indonesia and Pakistan for the very first time. 14 songs will compete in this fourth year in its present edition. With 500 songs received from around the world there were also entries from America, Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland

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  • X Factor winner Haenow will perform on May Day

    X Factor winner Haenow will perform on May Day

    • March 17, 2016

    The May Day celebrations will see X-Factor winner Ben Haenow perform on the Rock. This year’s international act will perform on Casemates where the May Day celebrations will be held, Sunday May 1. Ben Haenow won the eleventh series of the X Factor 2014 edition with his debut single ‘Something I Need’ was released after

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  • President’s badge for Mrs Davis at Easter celebration

    President’s badge for Mrs Davis at Easter celebration

    • March 17, 2016

    Girlguiding Gibraltar’s new President, Governor’s wife Lorraine Davies, was yesterday presented with her President’s Badge at her first official function as their President. All the Brownies celebrated the end of term with a joint Easter Party at the Central Hall with special guests. Mrs Davis took the opportunity to chat to many of the Brownies

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  • Gibraltar celebrates international Macaque Day

    Gibraltar celebrates international Macaque Day

    • March 17, 2016

    Yesterday was International Macaque Day and in Gibraltar, the home of the only free roaming Macaques in Europe, to mark the occasion an event was held at the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park in the Botanic Gardens. Children and adults alike went along to meet the Macaques and to hear what Gibraltar’s Primatologist, Brian Gomila from Monkey

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  • Local ‘account and finance’ student secures top spot in the Battle for Bollywood

    Local ‘account and finance’ student secures top spot in the Battle for Bollywood

    • March 16, 2016

    Nilesh Chhatwani, a Gibraltarian students at the London School of Economics, is over the moon at having won the Battle of Bollywood II. A student of Accounting and Finance he has found his dance moves in one of the biggest student dance competitions in the UK with 13 different universities participating and where his university

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  • Gibraltar Drama Festival opens with a variety of plays

    Gibraltar Drama Festival opens with a variety of plays

    • March 15, 2016

    14 plays will be presented as from tonight at this year’s Gibraltar Drama Festival. The week of drama will see plays from Gibraltar and the UK and is organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services. This year all the perfromances will be at the Ince’s Hall Theatre. And for the first time there will be afternoon

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  • All part of the training…even for the Governor

    All part of the training…even for the Governor

    • March 15, 2016

    Club Patron Governor Lt Gen Edward Davis made his first informal visit to the Mediterranean Rowing Club recently. The President, Charles Patron, showed him round the Club’s rowing facilities and gave him a brief of rowing in Gibraltar. The Governor expressed an interest in participating in one of the Med squad’s training sessions and last

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  • Gibraltar in 125th anniversary of the Royal Life Saving Society

    Gibraltar in 125th anniversary of the Royal Life Saving Society

    • March 15, 2016

    Gibraltar Royal Life Saving Society President, Norbert Sene attended a week of events to mark the 125th Anniversary of the Commonwealth-wide Royal Life Saving Society. His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent chaired a Commonwealth Council meeting and attended an evening reception hosted by RLSS UK Patron, Lord Norrie. The Society was also treated to

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  • Westside students cook for charity

    Westside students cook for charity

    • March 12, 2016

    Students of Westside Secondary School held a fundraiser during their morning break on Thursday selling cakes and other appetising treats. The fundraiser coincided with International Women’s Day which was celebrated this week. Monies were being raised for three local and three international charities: Breast Cancer Support Gibraltar, Saffron Rett Charitable Trust and the Eve Appeal,

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  • Over 55s: positive about further education

    Over 55s: positive about further education

    • March 10, 2016

    Gibraltar’s over 55s have shown a great interest in forming part of the University of Gibraltar and a desire to keep on learning through further education. Yesterday, the recently established Silver Education Advisory Group at the university held an awareness day at the Piazza to gauge the interest in the community for the type of

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