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The Ministry for Culture and Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) have announced that as from this Saturday 1st February 2020, the John Mackintosh Hall will be opening every Saturday from 10am to 2pm.

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office has launched the Universal Postal Union 49th International Letter-Writing Competition 2020 in conjunction with the Gibraltar Department of Education.

A meeting was held yesterday at No 6 Convent Place to discuss the outbreak of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus in China.

 
Gibraltar for Yes have announced the new official launch date as this Thursday 30th January.

The eleventh meeting of the UK-Gibraltar Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) took place in London this afternoon.

Tuesday 28th January is Data Protection Day, an annual event celebrated internationally to commemorate the importance of privacy and data protection.

The Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, attended last week the Education World Forum and the BETT Show in London.

This year’s Youth Arts Jamboree, a cultural development programme dedicated to young people, is being launched by the Gibraltar Cultural Services.

The Minister for Justice and Equality has started the consultation process in relation to Parental Alienation which was announced last November in connection with International Men’s Day.

The Ministry of Equality continues to work closely with partners as part of its strategy to raise awareness of equality issues.

 

As a result of the inclement weather over the weekend it has been decided to postpone the Gibraltar for Yes launch event on Saturday morning.

The newly appointed Chief Fire Officer Colin Ramirez has been a member of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service since January 2000.

A meeting was held in Madrid today between the Governments of Gibraltar, the United Kingdom and Spain for the purpose of discussing the implementation of the MoUs agreed under the Withdrawal Agreement and, in particular, to prepare for the first meetings of the Committees established under the MoUs.

The Chief Minister, in close consultation with the Collector of Customs has raised the import duty of cigarettes as follows:

The Chambers of Charles Gomez announce the incorporation of Dorian Lovell-Pank QC as consultant.

The Ministry of Equality’s fireside chat event 'Discussing the effects of gender stereotypes in fairy tales', attracted a full audience at the Garrison Library.

In the early hours of yesterday morning whilst carrying out a routine patrol of BGTW, Officers from HM Customs Marine Section engaged in a chase of a suspect vessel loaded with tobacco.

‘Gibraltar for Yes’ will be launched this Saturday with the aim of highlighting the importance of voting Yes at the upcoming Abortion Referendum on the 19th March.

The Gibraltar Electricity Authority would like to provide the general public with an update in relation to the New Power Station.

The Department of Education will shortly be providing community use access to the new facilities at the two new secondary schools.