In a statement released today, the Government said it was "informed at noon today, by a senior Director from the United Kingdom, of the decision by the Newcastle Building Society to close their branch in Gibraltar following what they say was an 18 month review. HM GOG regrets the news that Newcastle has, following a strategic review, closed a number of branches, including Gibraltar."
The next in the Gibraltar Museum’s lecture series held in collaboration with the Gorham’s Cave Complex and the Gibraltar Scientific Society, will be held this Thursday 18th May at 7pm at the Charles Hunt Room, John Mackintosh Hall.
The Government welcomes the assurances that have been given to Gibraltar by the UK Labour Party in its 2017 election manifesto.
After completing an 18 month review of its branch network operations, Newcastle Building Society has announced it will close its branch in Gibraltar in October this year.
Authorities in Gibraltar continue to closely monitor events surrounding Friday's global ransomware cyber attack that targeted organisations and individuals in various countries, in particular, those targeting various sectors across the United Kingdom, where agencies continue to work and cooperate closely to investigate the attacks and restore services to those affected areas.