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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.

The Royal Gibraltar Police are keen to speak to a male who may have witnessed a sexual assault upon a local woman.

Governor’s Meadow First School and Nursery held their own National Day Street Party last Friday 9th September in order to celebrate National Day and raise funds for Calpe House.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia are in London for a series of meetings following on from the decision taken in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

The Ministry for Transport, Traffic and Technical Services have launched a new route on the Bus Tracker WebApp, Route 4.

Immediately after the National Day rally, the Minister for Telecommunications, Joe Bossano, left Gibraltar for Fiji in order to participate in the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Forum 2016.

Govt have announced that it has purchased an extensive collection of Gibraltar artwork and other artefacts which were offered for public sale by the liquidators of the collapsed law firm Marrache & Co.

An important delegation of Members of the UK Parliament will be coming to Gibraltar this year for National Day.

The Youth Service are organising another fundraising event for the Life Skills Project.

A group of twelve youngsters and four Youth Workers from Gibraltar Youth Service recently returned from a five day trip to London.

West View Park will open to the public between 19.00 and 00.00 on National Day for a clear view of the National Day Fireworks Display.

As part of its programme of improving its exhibits, the Gibraltar Museum has received two commissioned works which have immediately gone into display.

Gibraltarian actress, singer song-writer and renowned author Carmen Gomez together with accomplished poet David Bentata will be leading the contingent of local participants in this year’s edition of the Gibraltar Gibunco Literary Festival.