• Govt ‘out of touch’ over skills training – GSD

    Govt ‘out of touch’ over skills training – GSD

    • April 19, 2018

    The GSD has hit back at the Government in its row over skills training, insisting that the Future Job Strategy ‘should have been resigned to the political dustbin long ago’. In the latest salvo on the issue, the GSD accused the Government of being “out of touch” and flagged how it has so far failed

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  • RG soldier parachutes for charity

    RG soldier parachutes for charity

    • April 19, 2018

    Royal Gibraltar Regiment Junior Soldier (JS) Travis Martis recently conducted a tandem parachute jump to raise money for charity. JS Martis, who is just 17-years old, is currently attending the Army Foundation College (AFC) in Harrogate. In order to qualify for the jump, he had to raise £300 for the Army Benevolent Fund. The jump,

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  • Spring Festival Logo competition winners announced

    Spring Festival Logo competition winners announced

    • April 19, 2018

    The Gibraltar Spring Festival Logo competition saw some 366 entries across the adult and junior division display their drawings at the John Mackintosh Hall. This year saw 16 people awarded highly commended certificates, with Steven Aguilera awarded the first prize. Mr Aguilera was absent at yesterday’s event and will collect his certificate at a later

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  • In green campaigning, ESG starts to ‘upcycle’

    In green campaigning, ESG starts to ‘upcycle’

    • April 19, 2018

    Local environment group ESG, well known for campaigning to highlight reusing, reducing and recycling, has now taken its green agenda further and started to “upcycle”, with team members producing bags from used goods. Sustainability is also a key factor as the group prepares for this year’s annual Clean up the World day on September 29,

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  • Top of the Rock

    Top of the Rock

    • April 19, 2018

    Gibraltar’s new skywalk tourist attraction has been open for some weeks now being enjoyed by people and monkey’s alike. The attraction, which offers 360 degree views, was opened last month by Mark Hamill, the Hollywood legend best known for his role as Luke Skywalker. Pic by Johnny Bugeja

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  • ‘By-the-wind sailors’ wash up on Eastern beach

    ‘By-the-wind sailors’ wash up on Eastern beach

    • April 18, 2018

    Hundreds of “by-the-wind sailors” have washed up on Eastern Beach, the Nautilus Project said today in a statement. The creatures were identified by the group’s marine biologist, Lewis Stagnetto, who urged beachgoers to exercise caution if handling them. By-the-wind sailors, Velella velella, are Hydrozoans related to both Jellyfish (Scyphozoans) and Portuguese man o’ war (siphonophores).

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