• City walls come to life during history walk

    City walls come to life during history walk0

    Gibraltar’s city walls have kept the enemy at bay for centuries and yesterday local children found out just exactly how they did that as they took part in ‘Walks through history’. The ‘Walks through history’ events are run by the Gibraltar Museum and form part of this year’s summer sports and leisure programme. Yesterday, a

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  • Selling off Red Arrows base will save taxpayers’ cash, No 10 says

    Selling off Red Arrows base will save taxpayers’ cash, No 10 says0

    By Sam Lister and Tess de la Mare, Press Association Downing Street has defended plans to sell off the home of the Red Arrows, insisting the move will save taxpayers £140 million. RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, which is home to the much-admired aerobatics display team, is being axed as part of wider move to provide

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  • Walks through history

    Walks through history0

    Local children yesterday learnt about the Moorish Castle and its historical walls during an informational tour delivered by Senior Guide Phil Smith and organised by the Gibraltar Museum. The weekly history sessions that form part of the Summer Sports and Leisure Programme aim to educate local youth on the history of the Rock. Pic by

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  • New plaque marks 300 years of masonic history

    New plaque marks 300 years of masonic history0

    A masonic plaque marking the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England will be unveiled at the public market today. The event has been organised by the District Grand Lodge of Gibraltar and the plaque will be unveiled by Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia in the presence of the Deputy District Grand

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  • Interpretation panels offer insight into Europa Point’s history

    Interpretation panels offer insight into Europa Point’s history0

    The Minister for Environment, Dr John Cortes, inaugurated a new outdoor interpretation centre at Europa Point this week. Located beside Harding’s Battery near the lighthouse, it was originally the battery’s magazine. Now varied interpretation panels are on display providing information covering a wide range of topics such as the Neanderthals, birds, plants, the history of

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  • Coronation Street star traces Gibraltar roots

    Coronation Street star traces Gibraltar roots0

    Michelle Keegan, star of the military drama Our Girl and Coronation Street, establishes her family links with Gibraltar in the upcoming episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, the BBC’s genealogy documentary series, screened tomorrow. Mancunian through and through, Michelle was already aware of a Gibraltar link to her family on her grandmother’s side

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