• Unite and Govt clash over staff moves at Dr Giraldi Home

    Unite and Govt clash over staff moves at Dr Giraldi Home

    • February 22, 2019

    Unite the Union yesterday led a protest against the Care Agency’s “outrageous” decision to move 50 carers to different areas within the Dr Giraldi Home despite years of working with the same service users, amid concerns over the continuity of care. The union was joined by the Gibraltar Disability Society in condemning the “political decision”

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  • GFRS deals with fire at Old Incinerator

    GFRS deals with fire at Old Incinerator

    • February 21, 2019

    A gas explosion developed into a fire at the Old Incinerator site on Europa Advanced Road at approximately 7.30 on Tuesday evening. No one was hurt in the fire. The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call at 7.38pm. The GFRS responded with two appliances and eight fire fighters as per its pre-determined

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  • Call for frontier closure memorabilia

    Call for frontier closure memorabilia

    • February 21, 2019

    The Government is asking members of the public to submit any potential exhibits for an exhibition on the 1969 closure of the frontier. In June of this year, the Government will host an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the frontier in 1969. The Archivist, Anthony Pitaluga, has already collected a

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  • ‘How can he call it innocent passage?’

    ‘How can he call it innocent passage?’

    • February 20, 2019

    Well-known activist Simy Herbert protested outside the Convent yesterday over the UK Government’s description of Sunday’s incursion as “innocent passage”. She told the Chronicle “innocent passage” is not appropriate. Mrs Herbert added: “What the Convent said is really out of order and it is shameful that a representative of the Queen or the Foreign Office

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  • Kishin Alwani Foundation helps Clubhouse members find jobs

    Kishin Alwani Foundation helps Clubhouse members find jobs

    • February 20, 2019

    by Manar Ben Tahayekt The Kishin Alwani Foundation yesterday donated £1556 to Clubhouse Gibraltar to help members gain jobs as part of the charity’s Employment Development programme. The money was raised from the sale of clothes and items at the Kishin Alwani Foundation Charity Shop. In addition to the cash donation, two part-time roles were

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  • RGP offers £25,000 reward and seeks community help in murder investigation

    RGP offers £25,000 reward and seeks community help in murder investigation

    • February 20, 2019

    The father of a man believed to have been murdered in broad daylight last July yesterday made an emotional appeal to the community, as police offered a £25,000 reward for information that could resolve the case. “Help us to find the person responsible,” said Maurice Montegriffo, speaking to reporters alongside investigating detectives. “We would like

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