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Elderly Residential Services together with Public Health and GHA professionals have announced that as from tomorrow, visits will be further modified to allow 2 visitors per resident per day, at different timings.

The Minister for Health, The Hon Samantha Sacramento MP, has said she wishes to thank Dr Autilia Newton for covering the post of Director of Public Health during the month of August.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, and the Deputy Chief Minister, the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP – together with the Attorney General, Michael Llamas QC and the Financial Secretary, Albert Mena – have held meetings in Gibraltar over the last 48 hours with Lindsay Appleby, British Ambassador to the EU, Robbie Bulloch, FCDO Director, EU-Gibraltar negotiations and Hugh Elliot, British Ambassador to Spain.

The Minister for Business, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, has met with the BID task force to discuss the ballot procedure and how things will progress if there is a “Yes” vote for the BID.

September is Suicide Awareness Month and Clubhouse Gibraltar and GibSams will be holding a joint presentation on Wednesday 8th September at noon, at Clubhouse premises on 304a Main Street.

The Department of Education in collaboration with the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Music Performance.

The ‘Our Gibraltar’ annual Competition is currently being held at the Fine Arts Gallery. The event is produced by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG), and in association with the Fine Arts Association and the Gibraltar Photographic Society.

The Gibraltar Youth Service are inviting young people to participate in their #Rockthrifters project.

The Minister for Economic Development Joe Bossano accompanied by Albert Poggio is travelling to the Island of Dominica to participate in the UN Decolonization Seminar and will be back in Gibraltar next week.

Elderly Residential Services are pleased to announce that, as from Monday 23rd August 2021 visits will be increased from 1 designated visitor per week to 1 designated visitor per day to all ERS sites.

Public Health Gibraltar has revised the guidance for small, seated, ticketed events. This means that ticket holders need to be either fully vaccinated with two doses or have had a negative COVID test within the previous 24 hours in order to attend the event.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, has announced the return of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz to perform in Gibraltar as part of the Autumn Festival Cultural programme.

The Government has confirmed that there is an outbreak of COVID-19 cases within Albert Risso Elderly Residential Block.

Early this morning, the Royal Gibraltar Police commenced a chase at sea with a suspect RHIB which was first spotted at Emerson’s Place by an RGP land patrol.

The Government has today published a Bill to amend the Petroleum Act in order to deal with the increase in persons being found in possession of petrol canisters, on many occasions full of highly volatile automotive fuel.

The Government says it regrets to confirm the death of a resident of Gibraltar from COVID-19. The total number of deaths in Gibraltar related to COVID-19 now stands at 96.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced the nominees for the 2021 Cultural Awards. The Awards are aimed at celebrating the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture to recognise potential, ability, talent, and achievement supporting the community’s cultural development.

Today Gibraltar saw its first official cruise call since the pandemic started.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD joined Clubhouse Gibraltar on one of their weekly scheduled walks to help promote a positive outlook on life and good mental health.

The GSLP Youth have said they would like to congratulate students in Bayside, Westside, the Gibraltar College, Prior Park and the Gibraltar Secondary Schools on the impressive grades obtained during the course of this week.