• 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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  • GHA’s ‘No smoking clinics’ could be the answer to give up smoking

    GHA’s ‘No smoking clinics’ could be the answer to give up smoking

    • March 10, 2016

    Six new people a week attend the Gibraltar Health Authority clinics in order to stop smoking. The GHA holds weekly clinics for new patients as well as follow up clinics. These have seen an increase over the years in the number of people who over a number of weeks kick the habit successfully. Yesterday on

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  • Gibraltar FA sponsors Special Olympics coaches

    Gibraltar FA sponsors Special Olympics coaches

    • March 9, 2016

    The Gibraltar FA presented a cheque to Special Olympics Gibraltar in order to fund the participation of their football coaches at the 13th Special Olympics European Football Conference 11-12 of this month in Antwerp, Belgium. This forms part of the on going relationship with The Special Olympics and Gibraltar FA. The presentation was made to

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  • Gib World Music Festival is ‘Obrigado’

    Gib World Music Festival is ‘Obrigado’

    • March 9, 2016

    Gibraltar Productions has announced that this year’s edition of the Gibraltar World Music Festival will celebrate cultures of Lusophone (Portuguese speaking countries) with music, workshops and a street party. The theme of this year’s edition is ‘Obrigado’. The artistic program will include musicians from Portugal, Brazil and Cape Verde who will perform in St Michael’s

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  • New EU satellite delivers stunning images from space

    New EU satellite delivers stunning images from space

    • March 8, 2016

    Just two weeks after launch, the latest Sentinel satellite has offered a taster of what it will provide for the EU’s Copernicus programme – including this spectacular image of the Strait of Gibraltar. Sentinel-3A’s very first image, captured at 14:09 GMT on 29 February, shows the transition from day to night over Svalbard, Norway. As

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  • World Book Day at the JMH

    World Book Day at the JMH

    • March 6, 2016

    What a thrill it was to see children dress up in their favourite characters on World Book Day! The excitement of choosing what to wear and becoming one’s favourite character was evident as many of the schools joined in the events at the John Mackintosh Hall. This was the fourth year running that the hall

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  • ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in song and dance

    ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in song and dance

    • March 6, 2016

    Children and parents enjoyed a lively reading, singing and dance performance of the classic book ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ by Frank L Baum, at the John Mackintosh Theatre on World Book Day. Gibraltar Culture Services organised the many events of the day including this special show in the main theatre. Staff at the John Mackintosh Hall all dressed

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  • #TrolleySpotting

    #TrolleySpotting

    • March 5, 2016

    A Morrison’s trolley is put to imaginative use on a local construction site. Pic by J. Bugeja

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  • Adoration in ‘Mercy’ year

    Adoration in ‘Mercy’ year

    • March 5, 2016

    As part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy the church throughout the world has been holding a 24 hour adoration since yesterday midday. A call from Pope Francis to hold ‘24 hours for the Lord’ has seen the Diocese of Gibraltar join in this Jubilee of Mercy year  with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament which

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