• Annual awards at Gibraltar College

    Annual awards at Gibraltar College

    • June 11, 2016

    The Gibraltar College held its annual Awards Ceremony this week. The event serves to recognise and reward students in a number of areas including improved performance, commitment to studies and good attendance. Yasmine Chahid received the award for best overall performance and Carl Figueras received the Roin Sampere Award for commitment and dedication.

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  • Port pitches services in Athens event

    Port pitches services in Athens event

    • June 10, 2016

    The Gibraltar Port Authority attended the Posidonia 2016 exhibition in Athens earlier this week. The maritime industry’s global showcase is held every two years in the Greek capital, this year’s event was opened by the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, CEO and Captain of the Port said: “This is a major international

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  • Bryan Ferry for GMF 2016

    Bryan Ferry for GMF 2016

    • June 10, 2016

    Bryan Ferry, one of the biggest names of the British music industry of the seventies and eighties, will perform at GMF2016. Ferry was the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the glam art rock band Roxy Music with three number one albums and 10 top 10 singles in the UK between 1972 and 1982 – hits like Virginia Plain, Street Life and Love

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  • Action 4 Schools Donation

    Action 4 Schools Donation

    • June 9, 2016

    The pupils and staff at Bishop Fitzgerald School have donated £2,500 to ‘Action 4 Schools’. The money raised was from the proceeds of their school production last April. The money will be used for a water-well at St Anthony’s school, Brookfields, in Sierra Leone. Jimmy Bruzon was presented with a cheque by the Head Girl

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  • Local Guider is first ‘Girlguiding Trainer’ for Gib and overseas branches

    Local Guider is first ‘Girlguiding Trainer’ for Gib and overseas branches

    • June 8, 2016

    Girlguide Leader Kathleen Murphy has become Gibraltar’s first Girlguide Trainer for Girlguiding Gibraltar and all overseas branches (outside of the UK). She was presented with her badge and qualification certificate this week by the President of Girlguiding Gibraltar, Governor’s wife, Lorraine Davis at the annual general meeting at the Khaima at the Rock Hotel. This qualification means

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  • Wade ‘choral conductor’ at Epsom

    Wade ‘choral conductor’ at Epsom

    • June 7, 2016

    Gibraltarian choral conductor, Helen Wade, led the combined festival choirs in singing the National Anthem for The Queen, Prince Philip and other members of the Royal family attending the Epsom Derby last Saturday. Seven local choirs taking part in the “Epsom in Harmony” festival in early July, were invited by the Jockey Club at Epsom

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  • 2016 ERG AWARD FOR KPMG TEAMS

    2016 ERG AWARD FOR KPMG TEAMS

    • June 7, 2016

    Members from the KPMG Isle of Man and KPMG Gibraltar teams accept the 1st place EGR award For Corporate Services Provider of the Year 2016. L-R: Jon Tricker, Russell Kelly, Micky, Lawrence Hanlin, Chris Shimmin.

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  • Sir Joshua’s daughter takes seat in Jerusalem council

    Sir Joshua’s daughter takes seat in Jerusalem council

    • June 3, 2016

    Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, a daughter of the late Sir Joshua Hassan, has been inducted as a city councillor in Jerusalem. Ms Hassan-Nahoum, a lawyer and member of the Yerushalmim Party, was described in an article in the Jerusalem Post as an advocate of immigrant and women’s rights. In her induction speech, Hassan-Nahoum referred to growing up

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  • 21 GUN SALUTE FOR CORONATION

    21 GUN SALUTE FOR CORONATION

    • June 3, 2016

    A 21-Gun Salute was fired at midday yesterday marking the anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation in 1953. The Royal Gibraltar Regiment carried the Gun Salute at Grand Battery House with Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia as the Inspecting Officer. At Grand Battery House after the firing of the guns Dr Garcia said that an

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  • 5* and Rosette for the Sunborn

    5* and Rosette for the Sunborn

    • June 1, 2016

    The Sunborn Gibraltar has been accredited with a 5* accreditation by the AA Travel Guide. The Hotel has been commended for its luxurious accommodation, high levels of service as well as its range of outlets. Sunborn’s top deck Sky Restaurant has also been granted one Rosette which commends restaurants achieving standards that stand out in

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  • AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING

    AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING

    • June 1, 2016

    Year 4 children and teachers at St Joseph’s Middle School took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for local charities. A cheque for £400 was presented to The Cancer Relief Centre. The school is now well into its charity fund-raising season, with each year group undertaking a fund-raising activity and donating to a local charity of its

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  • New recruits at BCA

    New recruits at BCA

    • May 28, 2016

    The Borders and Coastguard Agency (BCA) has run three separate Recruit Schools so far this year. Each training school has consisted of a six week programme which was designed to cover a wide range of issues to prepare the recruits for life as a Borders and Coastguard Officer. The topics, covered by Andrew Victor, Michael

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