• New intake of army cadets

    New intake of army cadets

    • January 22, 2016

    More than 20 young people showed an interest in joining the Army Cadets this week by attending an Enrolment Evening. Accompanied by their parents, the youngsters were welcomed by Captain Alan Montegriffo who explained the background to the Cadet organisation, its aims and its recent growth in Gibraltar. The evening was held at Buffadero Training

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  • Panto time with Peter Pan

    Panto time with Peter Pan

    • January 21, 2016

    Pantomime season is back and the Trafalgar Theatre Group is set to launch its latest production with Peter Pan the panto tonight at the Inces Hall. Curtain up is 7.30pm. The group, says director Margaret Seed, have never done Peter Pan before. This year she is being helped in the director’s role by Nadine Gonzalez.

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  • GAMPA builds on success at Flat Bastion Magazine

    GAMPA builds on success at Flat Bastion Magazine

    • January 19, 2016

    Education Minister Gilbert Licudi and Culture Minister Steven Linares yesterday visited the premises of the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts – GAMPA – on Flat Bastion Road. The academy has been up and running for the past three months and today boasts over 300 young musicians and singers and some adult students. All

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  • RGR Band hosts student open evening

    RGR Band hosts student open evening

    • January 18, 2016

    The Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently invited students from the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts to an open evening. The event took place at their new purpose-built band block in Devils Tower Camp. Bandmaster, WO1 (BM) Matt Simons, gave the brass and woodwind students from the academy

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  • Merlin crews put to the test on long-distance flight

    Merlin crews put to the test on long-distance flight

    • January 14, 2016

    Two Royal Navy Merlin Mk3 helicopters navigated through three different airspaces before touching down in Gibraltar to conduct a training programme for student pilots this week. The transport helicopters from the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset, UK, travelled to Bordeaux, Seville and Morocco before returning to British soil. The journey lasted two days and

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  • Affordable art ‘bringing art to people’

    Affordable art ‘bringing art to people’

    • January 13, 2016

    Affordable Art, an exhibition by the Fine Arts Association, continues until the end of the month at the Fine Art Gallery. “Bringing art to people” is what this third edition of affordable art is all about – and you can still buy local art as the exhibition has been extended to the end of the

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  • Busy time for RAF Gibraltar

    Busy time for RAF Gibraltar

    • January 13, 2016

    A Royal Navy Merlin helicopter is pictured flying over the runway with a C-130 Hercules transport plane in the background. Royal Air Force Gibraltar handled a busy programme yesterday as two Merlin helicopters conducted training flights around the Rock. Photo by Moses Anahory.

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  • Secrets, spies and code-breaking in Enigma Machine talk

    Secrets, spies and code-breaking in Enigma Machine talk

    • January 13, 2016

    The secret world of spies and code-breaking returned to Gibraltar shores yesterday in the form of one of the few remaining World War II Enigma Machines. The Enigma Machine is one of the most famous code-breaking machines of all time and the Germans used it to send their secrets during World War II. Members of

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  • Royal Navy helicopters in training flight to Gib

    Royal Navy helicopters in training flight to Gib

    • January 12, 2016

    Two Royal Navy Merlin helicopters are pictured above at RAF Gibraltar yesterday (photo by @columbia107). The aircraft flew here from the UK as part of a final overseas training flight for new pilots. The helicopters are normally based at the Royal Navy Air Station in Yeovilton and will be in Gibraltar for several days. They

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  • Charity donation from Sacred Heart

    Charity donation from Sacred Heart

    • January 11, 2016

    Sacred Heard Middle School presented a cheque to Action4schools for £1,000 which will go towards the water well appeal and will allow the charity to provide a new water well to a needy school in the coming months in Sierra Leone. SEE TODAY’S PRINT AND E-EDTIONS

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  • Bay treated to a double rainbow at dawn

    Bay treated to a double rainbow at dawn

    • January 9, 2016

    A double rainbow arched over the Bay of Gibraltar this morning after several hours of heavy rain. As the sky cleared in the early morning sun, Gibraltar was treated to a stunning sight that many rushed to record and post on social media. Keen photographer David Sanchez captured this image too. Main photo by Darrien Ramos.

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  • Lottery stars pick up top prize

    Lottery stars pick up top prize

    • January 9, 2016

    Shop staff at Star of India had quite the morning after they found out they had won half of the Gibraltar Government Lottery first prize of £200,000. The staff were overjoyed, celebrating and holding up the winning numbers while passers-by looked on in surprise. The winnings will be shared out between 19 members of staff,

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