• Gibraltar leads UK Cybersecurity Challenge

    Gibraltar leads UK Cybersecurity Challenge

    • January 30, 2016

    Gibraltar currently leads the UK Cybersecurity Challenge and was close to guaranteeing a place in the finals at Bletchley Park, UK, at the close of this publication yesterday. The UK Cybersecurity Challenge involves over 40 teams from around the UK solving problems and securing operating systems which increase in difficulty as the rounds progress. The

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  • New RG recruits pass out in Catterick

    New RG recruits pass out in Catterick

    • January 27, 2016

    Two new recruits from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment (RG) passed out at the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick last week. Private Knox, aged 19, and Private Moffat, 18, have successfully completed the arduous 26 week Combat Infantry Course. All infantry soldiers in the British Army must complete the course which teaches the soldier a number

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  • Tradewise off to a great start

    Tradewise off to a great start

    • January 27, 2016

    253 chess players from all over the world took their places yesterday at the start of the fourteenth edition of the Tradeswise Gibraltar International Chess Tournament.  At precisely 3pm James Humphreys, Chairman of Tradewise Gibraltar Insurance Ltd, main sponsor of the event made the first move on the top board for top seeded player, World No.

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  • Gamers gather for Warhammer bash

    Gamers gather for Warhammer bash

    • January 26, 2016

    Gamers from the UK and Spain made their way to Gibraltar this last weekend to compete to become the first ever “No Retreat” champion. The “No Retreat” event organised by SN battle reports is a Warhammer International Tournament. The event saw a total of 26 participants battle it out for a number of trophies and prizes.

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  • Miss Gib poses for portrait session

    Miss Gib poses for portrait session

    • January 25, 2016

    Miss Gibraltar 2015 Hannah Bado was the first sitter of the year at the Fine Arts Association portrait session. Held at the Fine Arts Gallery the session brought together a good number of artists from the association who are regulars of the portrait sessions which are held at least once a month between 7 and

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  • 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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