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The Department of Education have congratulated Nicole Torres Byrne on her Learner of the Year award in this year’s British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) graduation ceremony.

Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome received his Queen’s Police Medal (QPM) from HRH Prince William Duke of Cambridge at an investiture ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on Friday 10th November 2017.

Unite announces the result of the 2017-2018 pay review ballot at Morrisons Supermarket in Gibraltar.

The Gibraltar Live Music Society will be hosting the first ever Michael Danino Award Ceremony this coming Wednesday 22nd November at Rock on The Rock Club.

The RGP wishes to bring to the attention of the public reports of a scam targeting Netflix customers world wide.

Over the past two years, Gibraltar has seen an increase in the number of people who have opened up their hearts, lives and homes, to accommodate children who, for various reasons, cannot live with their families and who require alternative placements, which may be temporary, but in some cases, may be permanent.

The 100 Club on London’s Oxford Street is music’s equivalent to Napoleon Bonaparte: Quite small, not particularly attractive but rightfully important, historically.

There were seven hours of detailed intergovernmental discussions between the UK and Gibraltar Governments in London today.

A team from the Department of the Environment and Climate Change, headed by Environment Minister Prof John Cortes and Environment CEO Dr Liesl Torres, was in London last week.

The RGP have commented on the male involved in the incident at Sir William Jackson Grove, saying he continues to be hospitalised at St Bernard’s Hospital. "He is stable, making progress and no longer in a critical condition."

The Gibraltar Health Authority have announced that, following a tender process, it has formally engaged in contractual agreements with two UK transport companies, to provide services to sponsored patients and their appointed escorts, when travelling to London for treatment or, to attend medical appointments.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced that the traditional Fair attractions will once again be in Gibraltar throughout the Christmas Festive Season.

The Minister for Financial Services, the Hon Albert Isola, last week hosted two Funds and Fintech seminars and held related meetings in Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland.

The Ministry for Health, Care and Justice and the Elderly Residential Services have announced that standardised dementia-friendly environments will be introduced throughout all of its Elderly Residential Services sites.

Following representations from the Government on behalf of the Gibraltar Private Sector Workers & Pensioners Association, the Charity has given careful consideration to the possibility of providing a further form of assistance to pensioners whose incomes from all sources falls below a given level.

The Care Agency and the Royal Gibraltar Police have signed a further Memorandum of Understanding for the protection of adults under the Agency’s care in the rare event that these adults are displaying behaviour that may require police involvement.

The University Educators for Sustainable Development (UE4SD) research project has been named as a finalist for a UK Green Gown Award. 

This year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority will be held on Friday 24th November 2017 at John Mackintosh Square.

The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) successfully dealt with a small oil spill on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at approximately 4pm. The small spill occurred between two vessels, the C Rock and St George, who were transferring bunkers when a small overspill occurred.

Celebrating Gibraltar’s culture, faiths and unique heritage is a part of the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival. This year Moroccan writer Ahmed Boukhobza joins the Festival line-up. Mr Boukhobza will deliver a talk centred on Al Andaluz on Sunday 19th November at 10.00am in the John Mackintosh Hall.