• Together Gibraltar says Island Games traffic changes are ‘a recipe for chaos’

    Together Gibraltar says Island Games traffic changes are ‘a recipe for chaos’

    • June 26, 2019

    Together Gibraltar has said the Gibraltar Government’s announcement to close roads and limit the bus service during the Island Games will “almost certainly prove a recipe for chaos on our roads”. The party said this will “create discomfort” for the visitors and said these road closures have not been “communicated” by the Government. In a

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  • Governor presents the first ‘Queen’s Guide Award’ in 18 years on the Rock

    Governor presents the first ‘Queen’s Guide Award’ in 18 years on the Rock

    • June 26, 2019

    Francesca Makey yesterday became the first Gibraltar Girlguider to have received The Queen’s Guide Award in 18 years– the highest achievement in Girlguiding. The ceremony was held in the sun-filled gardens of The Convent in the early afternoon where she was presented with her award by the Governor Lt Gen Ed Davis. Present were the

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  • New conference is a showcase for Rock’s maritime sector

    New conference is a showcase for Rock’s maritime sector

    • June 26, 2019

    Maritime experts from across the world will be able to learn what Gibraltar has to offer the global shipping industry during the first Gibraltar Maritime Week, a conference that started yesterday. The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo gave a “warm Gibraltarian welcome” at the start of a two-day event at the Sunborn organised by UK-based Petrospot

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  • GSD raises concerns over street cleaning resources, drawing stern response from Britannia

    GSD raises concerns over street cleaning resources, drawing stern response from Britannia

    • June 26, 2019

    The GSD has described as “shocking” the fact that public money will be used to pay for new equipment for street cleaning despite a £6m contract having been awarded last June. In a statement, it questioned why the taxpayer should foot the bill for the new equipment. But the criticism drew an immediate response from

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  • GSD slams Govt’s ‘economic recklessness’, sets out pledges on public finance

    GSD slams Govt’s ‘economic recklessness’, sets out pledges on public finance

    • June 26, 2019

    The GSD yesterday said it was committed to transparency of public finances, setting out a series of pledges to voters at the forthcoming general election and lambasting the Gibraltar Government for keeping the community “in the dark” about its spending. In a party political broadcast, GSD Leader Keith Azopardi and Roy Clinton, who shadows the

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  • Govt boosts teacher complement

    Govt boosts teacher complement

    • June 26, 2019

    The Gibraltar Government has added 36 teachers to its complement of permanent teaching staff, No.6 Convent Place said yesterday. The decision follows the announcement by the Minister for Education, Dr John Cortes, at the budget session of Parliament to make all 15 Special Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs) full time. Now, an additional 16 posts have been

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