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More participants have been named for the forthcoming fourth edition of the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival.

The GHA have announced its 7th Nursing, Midwifery & Health Visiting Conference which will be held on 11th October at the Europa Retreat Centre.

The month of September has been globally dedicated to World Alzheimer Awareness Month and Wednesday was World Alzheimer’s and Dementia Action Day.

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office (RGPO) has installed an Elizabeth II, lamp, pedestal-mounted letter box in the lighthouse area near the “Welcome to Europa Point” sign, in commemoration of the Gorham’s Cave Complex into the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, wishes to remind the general public about the Poetry Competition to be held as part of the 2016 Autumn Cultural programme.

The Minister for Culture, Steven Linares, yesterday presented cheques on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group to the value of £8,200.

On Tuesday 20th September, the Hon Albert Isola MP, Minister with responsibility for Financial Services, hosted a highly successful financial services breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel Des Bergues in Geneva; the event being part of a Gibraltar Day in the Genevois capital.

Six in ten Internet of Things devices do not properly tell customers how their personal information is being used, an international study has found.

Government have issued a statement where it notes the incidence of noise disruption at Bayside School on Monday afternoon due to ongoing works at the nearby World Trade Centre construction site.

The Ministry for Transport, Traffic and Technical Services yesterday announced the introduction of a pilot Pay & Display zone at Line Wall Road as part of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan.

In connection with a series of recent and forthcoming retirements, the Commissioner of Police Mr. Eddie YOME CPM is pleased to announce promotions to the ranks of Chief Inspector, Inspector and Sergeant.

Gibraltar Finance is attending and sponsoring STEP 2016, Edinburgh on 22 September 2016 in conjunction with the private sector. Paul Astengo, Senior Executive will lead the Gibraltar delegation.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told delegates at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Brighton that the interests of Gibraltar must be fully protected during the negotiation of a new relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, this morning told the plenary session of the UK Liberal Democrats meeting in Brighton that there is no conflict between being British and being European.

The Environmental Protection and Research Unit within the DECC has over the past three weeks being carrying out operations targeting illegal spearfishing activities in BGTW.

The Airport Fire & Rescue Service is currently carrying out Emergency Response Driver Training for its new drivers.

Gibraltar Cultural Services has announced the programme of events for this year’s Autumn Season, from 3rd October to the 31st December 2016.

European Mobility Week takes place every year from 16 to 22 September, with the aim of encouraging sustainable transport measures and inviting people to try out alternatives to car use.

Officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police have arrested four men on suspicion of kidnapping.