Local

In view of the rising numbers both in Elderly Residential Services and in Gibraltar as a whole, as from Wednesday 28th October all Day Centre activity at Bella Vista will be temporarily discontinued.

The Government has resumed virtual meetings of the Cabinet this morning in view of the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 in Gibraltar.

Officers from the Ministry of Equality have attended an online, three-day conference organised by the Academy of European Law (ERA) last week.

One of the requirements introduced by HM Government of Gibraltar during the COVID- 19 pandemic is that certain establishments have had to implement new measures which include the processing of personal data of customers and visitors.

Due to repairs being carried out on a burst pipe on the junction of Reclamation Road and Queensway, the Government would like to inform the public that Line Wall Road will be open on Monday 26th October as normal to all vehicular traffic.

The Minister for Youth, the Hon. Steven Linares recently met with a group of young people in our community at the “Voice of Young People (VYP)” forum, giving those present an opportunity to be heard and raise issues of concern and close to their hearts at Ministerial level.

There have been four new positive cases of COVID-19 identified within government schools and educational settings.

As part of Housing Department’s integrated approach in liaising with their Tenant’s Associations, the Housing Department and Housing Works Agency have worked very closely with the Mid Harbours Tenants Association to achieve its aim of maintaining and beautifying this estate.

There have been 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 identified within Government schools.

Government has announced, jointly with the International Chess Federation (FIDE), that Gibraltar will host the 4th stage of the Women’s FIDE Grand Prix Series 2019/20.

The Government says it very much regrets to advise the public against the practice of trick or treating this Halloween.

The Government strongly recommends that anyone who intends to travel outside Gibraltar for mid-term takes extra precautions given the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, will be organising The Creatives Exhibition with LEGO Bricks at the John Mackintosh Hall.

Further restrictions and recommendations were announced by the Chief Minister today.

There have been 5 new positive cases of COVID-19 identified within Government schools.

Government has confirmed that Relax Gaming has now been licensed in Gibraltar as a B2B supplier. On Friday, Minister Isola met representatives from Relax Gaming to congratulate them on the granting of their new Gibraltar B2B licence and to hear, first hand, about their proposed expansion plans in Gibraltar.

Following an initiative by the Minister for Equality, the Royal Gibraltar Police has finished an intensive two weeks of training during which every officer, over 250 in total, has attended a course designed to ensure that everyone who has to deal with domestic abuse will have a better understanding of both the victims and the perpetrators.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced that the Cultural Awards will this year be aired on GBC and also broadcast via Livestream, on the GCS Facebook Page.

The Government has issued a Technical Notice today which advises citizens of the action that they need to take in the area of driving licences once the transitional period of our membership of the European Union comes to an end on 31 December.

A fourth positive case of COVID-19 has been identified within Bayside School.