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Bishop Canilla House, was originally completed in August 2000 but, since then the Housing Department regularly receives reports of water ingress and damp and it was decided to refurbish before the building fell into further disrepair.

The Government of Gibraltar has said it welcomes the decision of the Spanish Cabinet to ban Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, is organising a Bookmark Competition as part of the 2018 Autumn Cultural Programme.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar is to commence a process of discussion and consultation with a wide cross-section of the Community that will include, but will not be limited to, Pro-Life and Pro-Choice groups who have already made their views publicly known and who have already met with the Chief Minister.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle, will hold a Poetry Competition as part of the 2018 Autumn Cultural Programme.

Last Saturday 7th July, Police were alerted to the late Michael Montegriffo who had been found by a member of the public lying on the pavement by Gavino’s Dwellings and bleeding from an injury to his head.

Approval has been given by the Government for a helicopter to fly low over the Rock on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week (16 – 18 July), in order to film sunrise and sunset over the Strait and the Bay.

The United Kingdom Government has today issued a White Paper entitled “The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union” which sets out proposals of the United Kingdom Government in that regard.

The Gibraltar Health Authority’s Ophthalmic Unit has embarked on a cataract surgery initiative to reduce the waiting lists for surgery.

Government has said it notes the resignations of the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson MP and the Brexit Secretary David Davis MP, both who have been strong supporters of Gibraltar in Government and outside it, and they have no doubt that this support will continue.

The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change will implement a temporary suspension to the 2018 Tuna Open Season. This suspension will run from Tuesday 10th July 2018 to Monday 6th August 2018, both days inclusive.

On their recent business visit to Gibraltar, members of the executive team of CoinDash Limited, operator of the Blox.io platform, were invited to meet with Albert Isola Minister for Commerce HM Government of Gibraltar.

The Royal Gibraltar Police is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 58-year-old Michael Montegriffo who was found lying on the ground at Prince Edward’s Road, by Gavino’s Dwellings, early morning on Saturday 7th July.

Cadet Force Bands (CFB) part of the British Army Cadet Force has announced its Gibraltar Tour from 8th to 13th July 2018.

The public pools at Camp Bay will be emptied during the night of this coming Sunday 8th July in order for required repair works to be carried out during Monday 9th July.

The GSLA Summer Sports & Leisure Programme sponsored by longstanding partner NatWest International starts this Monday 9th July.

The Port Authority would like to remind the general public and especially recreational users that there is a speed limit of 5 knots for all vessels in the inner harbour.

The Organising Committee of the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games have announced that Argus Insurance Company (Europe) Limited have become the ‘Games Maker Partner’ for next year’s event.

Mrs Lorraine Davis and the Convent Christmas Fair Committee respectively, are pictured handing over a cheque for £6250 each from the proceeds of the November 2017 Convent Christmas Fair to Girl Guiding Gibraltar and GibSams.

The Royal Gibraltar Police is currently investigating the theft of a necklace, valued at over £8,000, from a local Jeweller’s shop.