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Gibraltar Residential Properties Limited and the Housing Department have, over the summer months, been processing all of the applications received from persons interested in purchasing flats in Bob Peliza Mews or Chatham Views.

On the eve of National Day, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia received the flag of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, from the President of AMCHAM Gibraltar Mr James Lasry.

The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, has spoken this morning to the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, who has extended his best wishes to the People of Gibraltar on National Day.

His Excellency the Governor, Vice Admiral Sir David Steele KBE DL, recently visited both the Ministry for Sport and the Bayside Sports Complex as he continues his familiarisation programme.

Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Gibraltar and the surrounding area, beach users will not be permitted to set up beach furniture, equipment or related apparel in advance of National Day.

Following their self-isolation as a result of a positive COVID-19 case within the school, students at St Bernard’s Lower Primary were able to access online learning with immediate effect this morning.

The Governor of Gibraltar, Vice Admiral Sir David Steel KBE DL visited Gibraltar Cultural Services to learn more about the services GCS provides and the work it produces.

Government has today published amendments to the regulations on restrictions of gatherings upon the recommendations of the Director of Public Health, the Commissioner of Police and the Officer of the Civil Contingencies Coordinator.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, has announced the second phase of the creation of the Gustavo Bacarisas street art murals.

The Government has said it would like to remind the public to take extra care when travelling to Spain in the light of an upsurge in cases of COVID-19.

Two positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified within St Bernard's Lower Primary School.

The Government has said it is aware of the increase in traffic this morning on Queensway and has engaged a consultant to review the impact of a closed Line Wall Road on Mondays throughout the month of September.

The Minister for Business has today delivered an address at the official launch of the Business Plan for the Main Street Business Improvement District (BID).

The GHA has said it wishes to clarify any misunderstanding that PCC is closed to the public or that all staff are not at work.

Minister for Education, the Hon Prof John Cortes has today visited Bayside, Westside and St Joseph’s Upper and Lower Primary Schools following the start of the new academic year.

Hassans International Law Firm Limited has announced that Gilbert Licudi QC has returned to legal practice with the firm. Gilbert first joined the firm in 1992 and was made a partner in 1998. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2012. 

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced that the public voting for the 2020 Cultural Awards will commence on Friday 4th September 2020.

Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento, this morning visited the Primary Care Centre where she met Heads of Department and senior officials.

The public is advised of the ongoing recall of the following product:

The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage has recently published an Environmental Assessment Update for British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) in line with the requirements of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.