• Government responds to GFSA fishing concerns

    Government responds to GFSA fishing concerns

    • March 19, 2016

    Government yesterday noted the concerns expressed by the Gibraltar Federation of Sea Anglers in relation to “possible details in changes” being considered to some aspects of the types of recreational fishing from boats for non-residents. In response to the concerns raised by the federation earlier this week the Government statement said this was being considered

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  • If Britain left EU, Gib would have ‘to put her fate in the hands of the UK’

    If Britain left EU, Gib would have ‘to put her fate in the hands of the UK’

    • March 18, 2016

    While there was only a 30 per cent likelihood of Brexit following the referendum in Britain and on the Rock on June 23, if the UK did leave the EU Gibraltar would have to “put her fate in the hands of the UK”. Fredlunds Madsen, a vice-president and senior strategist of Jyske Bank warned yesterday.

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  • 500 entries for 2016 Gib Song Festival

    500 entries for 2016 Gib Song Festival

    • March 18, 2016

    This year’s Gibraltar International Song Festival has seen hundreds of entries from 30 countries including Indonesia and Pakistan for the very first time. 14 songs will compete in this fourth year in its present edition. With 500 songs received from around the world there were also entries from America, Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland

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  • GFSA expresses serious concerns at ‘temporary boat fishing licenses’

    GFSA expresses serious concerns at ‘temporary boat fishing licenses’

    • March 18, 2016

    Gibraltar Federation of Sea Anglers has raised its concerns of the news emerging from Spanish media reports that a new licensing regime has been agreed with the Gibraltar Government for non-resident boat anglers. The reports suggest this will start as from April 1. In a statement the GFSA stated it is not in agreement with

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  • Government to consider proposals for land fuel storage facility

    Government to consider proposals for land fuel storage facility

    • March 18, 2016

    The Government is inviting proposals for the design and construction of a Land Fuel storage facility on the Rock. A Government spokesman said the need for Land Storage to support and enhance Port activities has been an issue that has been alive for some years. “This process will evaluate in some detail with interested parties

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  • GHA seminar alerts teachers to issues of mental and physical health

    GHA seminar alerts teachers to issues of mental and physical health

    • March 18, 2016

    Managing mental and physical health in schools was discussed in a seminar organised by the Gibraltar Health Authority for local senior teachers yesterday at St Bernard’s Hospital. Dr Vijay Kumar, Director of Public Health, one of the speakers at the seminar said it was important that both teachers and health professionals were updated on medical

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