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Special Olympics Gibraltar is preparing to stage the 34th Gibraltar National Games from the 18th to the 20th September in what is destined to be their biggest and best games yet.

In February 2019, the GHA launched a national campaign across Gibraltar to reduce inappropriate prescriptions for antibiotics by raising awareness of the issue of antibiotic resistance and reducing demand from the public.

Patients with a painful spine condition can now be treated in Gibraltar, thanks to a new surgical service launched by the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA).

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture has announced that this year, their Book Crossing Summer event is to be held at Catalan Bay, on Wednesday 21st August, from 3-6pm.

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) held its fifth consecutive #FreeTheKnee (#FTK) campaign in aid of Prostate Cancer Support Group Gibraltar (PCSG). 

Students received their A-Level results today at the Gibraltar College, Westside and Bayside Schools. Results were issued as from 8 am (in UK they are released at 9am UK time) to give students every opportunity of securing their University place.

Govt have today announced the School starting dates for their 2019/2020 Academic Year.

Government have said it will renew its Brexit public information campaign with a view to our departure from the European Union on 31 October. This peaked in the run-up to the last target date of 12 April before the deadline was extended.

The Gibraltar Tourist Board has collaborated with British Airways in a promotion to coincide with the airline’s 100 year anniversary celebrations.

Government will this week issue a tender for the sale and refurbishment of the Old Married Quarters site at 4 Castle Road, a Pre-war building that is made up of 10 flats.

The RGP says it has been made aware that members of the public have been receiving WhatsApp messages purporting to be from known contacts whose accounts would appear to have been either hacked or their profiles appropriated.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, have announced the return of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz who will be performing in Gibraltar as part of the Autumn Cultural Programme.

As part of their Gibraltar 2020 trade marketing campaign, the Gibraltar Tourist Board recently hosted the first in their programme of familiarisation trips for UK travel agents.

A 49 year old Spanish national, who was arrested yesterday evening at the scene of a traffic collision at Europa Road involving the motorcar he was driving and a motorcycle, has been charged with Dangerous Driving.

The Borders and Coastguard Agency (BCA) has announced the successful completion of the Immigration Index Course by Border and Coastguard Officers James Dignam and Justin Ghio.

A Bill to introduce the Damages Act was unanimously passed by Parliament during the meeting of 15 July 2019.

Acting on the advice of the Specified Appointments Commission, His Excellency the Governor has today sworn in Mrs Nyreen Marie Bossano-Llamas as a Member, and Ms Nadine Marie Collado FCIS BA (Hons) and Mr Mario Maurice Hook as Additional Members of the Public Services Commission.

Earlier today, Minister Sacramento announced that the application process for the purchase of flats at Chatham Views will commence this Wednesday as from 9am.

Gibraltar Breastfeeding Association held their yearly Big Latch last Saturday 3rd August at Casemates.

2019 is a milestone year for the Gibraltar National Museum and its team of researchers: it is thirty years since the start of the current excavations at Gorham’s Cave. To mark the occasion the 2019 Calpe Conference will aim to review all the archaeological work which the Gibraltar National Museum has carried out since 1989.