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The Care Agency has announced that the recruitment and selection process for Care Workers has now concluded. A total of 26 candidates have been selected as Care Workers and will support service users throughout the Care Agency’s different departments.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be launching a new initiative as part of the services offered to members of the John Mackintosh Hall Library.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia explained the political and constitutional development of Gibraltar to a group of students studying Political Geography at University College London.

GBC has announced the winners of the GBC Sports Awards, celebrating sporting achievement in 2021.

Government has announced that as from Thursday 31st March 2022, and in line with the COVID-19 Exit Strategy Plan, COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests will be made more widely available in Gibraltar and will provide people with greater options for self-testing.

A major exhibition is being organised in London by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, showcasing the work of nine Gibraltarian artists.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, today met with the Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon Liz Truss MP, at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in London.

Showers or more prolonged spells of rain will affect Gibraltar during Wednesday and overnight into Thursday, occasionally heavy and potentially torrential downpours with a risk of thunder, which could see rain accumulations of 25mm+ falling in less than a 6-hour period.

Government has announced it will increase the complement of permanent teachers and permanent Special Needs Learning Support Assistants (SNLSAs) in an unprecedented manner.

The Ministry of Culture’s Miss Gibraltar Office will no longer be funding the Miss Gibraltar Pageant.

Passengers arriving to Gibraltar by air are no longer required to complete a passenger locator form or take a COVID-19 test on entry into Gibraltar, regardless of their vaccination status.

As pupils become increasingly aware about the war in Ukraine, a fundraising effort has begun this week at St Joseph's Lower and Upper Primary Schools.

The GHA has said it is grateful to three local athletes who undertook a gruelling “5 in 5” endurance challenge in May last year in order to raise funds for the Cardiac Rehab Service.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this morning attended an Investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle where he received the honour of Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George.

The GHA has congratulated District Nurses Anne Marie Hemmi and Dominic Roman on their recent retirements. Anne Marie and Dominic have dedicated 36 and 43 years respectfully in service of Nursing in Gibraltar.

The next museum lecture, scheduled for Thursday 17th March, has been postponed to Tuesday 12th April.

Care Agency staff have been taking part in ‘Dementia Friends’ sessions hosted by the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society.

Schools around Gibraltar have been celebrating International Women’s Day today. At Westside School, students in Years 7 to 11 have worked on IWD activities during PSHE.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD hosted a reception for members of the Essential Services in the Mayor’s Parlour.

After several weeks of preparations, the 23rd February 2022 saw the fruits of the commencement of a working partnership set up between the Care Agency and the Gibraltar Football Association.