Following the Chief Minister’s announcement that the start of the Spring Term at school will be delayed until Monday 11th January, with the possibility of schools not opening until some weeks later not being discarded, the Minister for Education John Cortes hosted a virtual meeting on Tuesday with representatives of the Department of Education and the Teachers’ Union NASUWT.
Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has made a claim form available so that catering businesses can apply for compensation for the cost of perishable goods that they were unable to use due to the closure of their bars and restaurants last Friday 18th.
As a result of the continued rise of COVID 19 infections arising from the new strain of the virus detected in the United Kingdom (of which one instance has also been identified in Gibraltar) additional restrictions for those travelling by air into Gibraltar have been agreed between the Governments of Gibraltar and the United Kingdom.
"Mr Speaker, Members opposite, and to all those listening today. I am grateful for the continued indulgence of all Members of this House as we continue to suspend session after session as the Government works to tackle the many challenges facing the Community today.
Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will present the 2021 New Year Classical Concert. The event will be organised for the Government of Gibraltar by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society.
It is that time of the year when many of our children have a runny nose and are reaching for tissues (and sleeves) to wipe their noses. This year, handing them a packet of tissues isn’t enough, as you try to decipher whether your child’s runny nose is caused by seasonal allergies, colds or COVID-19.
Gibraltar is currently experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases, with over 100 new active cases detected in the last 5 days. In order to flatten the curve, with the festive season now upon us, the following measures have immediate effect as from today:
Government is strongly urging the public to continue to take all the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19. This advice comes in the light of the increase in the number of cases in Gibraltar that have been recorded this week.
HM Government of Gibraltar has announced that Waterport Power Station has now been formally decommissioned and will never again generate power for Gibraltar, as we move to our cleaner and more efficient energy production at the new LNG North Mole Power Station.
The Gibraltar College has this academic year launched a Level 2 City & Guilds Technical Certificate in Hairdressing. This qualification is the next stage in the Hair and Beauty progression pathways planned by the Department of Education.
The Government has said it wishes to remind all permit holders that the conditions of the permit to operate a catering establishment will continue to apply at all times including over the festive season.