• Free GMF tickets for ‘12 and under’

    Free GMF tickets for ‘12 and under’

    • May 31, 2016

    The Ministry of Culture has confirmed that children aged 12 and under will again be allowed free entry into the Gibraltar Music Festival on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4 September. Every child, as in previous years, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children’s free tickets can now be collected from the Ministry

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  • ‘Blue lights’ training for Fire and Rescue drivers

    ‘Blue lights’ training for Fire and Rescue drivers

    • May 31, 2016

    The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service’s (GFRS) operational crews will be involved in emergency response driving (ERD) courses throughout the month of June. These courses come from the organisation’s “…commitment to ensure a safe, efficient and professional Service to Gibraltar’s Community through the development of our people.” ERD instructors are delivering the courses and aims

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  • GSD hits back in members’ interests row

    GSD hits back in members’ interests row

    • May 31, 2016

    The Opposition has accused the Government of attempting to divert attention away from Albert Isola’s late filing of his declaration of member’s interests in Parliament by focusing on GSD MP Elliott Phillips – who had filed his form just two weeks earlier. “The very simple fact is that had the Opposition not raised the issue,

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  • Govt and Opposition clash over fishing

    Govt and Opposition clash over fishing

    • May 31, 2016

    The statistics demonstrate that illegal incursions into British Gibraltar Waters are down and marine life is on the increase, the Gibraltar Government reiterated on Friday in the latest round of exchanges over fishing incursions. Nonetheless, the Government conceded that there is still work to be done. In a statement it said the Department of the

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  • EU questions water quality at two local beaches

    EU questions water quality at two local beaches

    • May 31, 2016

    Two of Gibraltar’s most popular beaches will be placed under scrutiny after an EU report described the quality of their bathing water as “poor”. One of the beaches, Western Beach, has well-documented problems stemming from a sewage outlet in Spain. But the second beach, the newly regenerated Sandy Bay, is seen as one of the

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  • Govt slams ‘careless mistake’ and sends firm message on sovereignty

    Govt slams ‘careless mistake’ and sends firm message on sovereignty

    • May 30, 2016

    A ‘careless mistake’ by a UK newspaper led to a flurry of reports this weekend wrongly claiming Gibraltar would consider joint sovereignty in the event of a Brexit. Gibraltar Government officials spent much of the weekend contacting UK and Spanish newspapers demanding they correct stories suggesting shared sovereignty was a possibility outside the EU. And

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