The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo QC and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia returned to Gibraltar from an intense round of meetings and engagements in Brussels.
The Borders and Coastguard Agency (BCA) has, since the turn of the year, run 3 separate Recruit Schools over a period of 5 months. Each training school has consisted of a 6 week programme which was designed to cover a wide range of issues to prepare the recruits for life as a Borders and Coastguard Officer.
To coincide with the arrival of the summer season a new version of the ‘Safety at Sea’ booklet has just been published in a joint venture between the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA), the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) and the Gibraltar Maritime Administration (GMA).
Because of its concerns at the pollution levels it inherited, Government says 'it has been working hard, since elected at the end of 2011, to improve air quality in Gibraltar. Its data show that pollution levels have in fact been decreasing in that time. The GSD Opposition’s Trevor Hammond’s “deep concern” is amusing given that the data used by WHO is from 2008 to 2013, therefore mainly from his party’s term in Government.'
Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Dr John Cortes was in Cadiz with senior Departmental officials yesterday, visiting the Junta de Andalucia's head of Environment for Cadiz, the Delegado Provincial de Medio Ambiente, Angel Acuña at the Junta de Andalucia's Cadiz headquarters.