The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate change (DEHCC) has begun installing artificial nests within the Gibraltar Nature Reserve to help attract a spectacular fish-eating bird of prey back to the Rock; the Osprey, also known as the Fish Eagle.
The Government of Gibraltar says it notes the reference to Gibraltar in the draft Guidelines published by the European Council yesterday, and that issues related to Gibraltar’s continued access to the UK market and access to trade deals with the rest of the world are outside the scope of the final negotiating parameters which will be established by the EU Council by the end of April.
The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this morning presented the Gibraltar Medallion of Honour to Congressman George Holding in the Capitol Building in Washington. The presentation took place in the Lincoln Room, once used by Abraham Lincoln to lobby members of Congress.
Matthew and Chloe Brokenshire, a husband and wife team, will be swimming the Straits of Gibraltar between the 8th and 14th April 2017 (weather permitting). They describe it as ABC – A Brokenshire Challenge. Their aim is to raise funds for 3 charities: Combat Stress, STEP UK (Chloe's charity in Iraq) and Clubhouse Gibraltar.
Government and Unite the Union have, for the past seven months, been engaged in negotiations with members of the Union employed by the Care Agency to conduct a Care Workers Industrial Review.