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The Gibraltar Electricity Authority yesterday apologised for the alarming emissions that had been witnessed on several occasions over the past week, at Waterport Power Station.

Firefighters Liam Barton, Stefan Gonzalez and Justin Santos have successfully completed the Firefighter Foundation and Development Programme at the Fire Service College, in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK.

The Gibraltar Youth Service had a busy midterm week, with clubs undertaking a variety of activities including interclub and community events.

The Gibraltar Health Authority and the Ministry for Health, Care and Justice have announced the addition of an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) as a result of the enactment of the new Mental Health Act 2016 and Lasting Powers of Attorney and Capacity Act 2018.

The Royal Gibraltar Police are informing the public about a notorious Martinelli Whatsapp video, which apparently is a known hoax message, and which circulated originally in 2017.

The Ministry of Health, Care and Justice has announced the commencement of the legal reforms establishing Gibraltar’s first Duty Legal Representative Scheme.

The Minister for Health, Care and Justice has announced an amendment to the Lasting Powers of Attorney (Registration) Regulations 2018, which waives certain fees if the individual requiring the Lasting Power of Attorney is in receipt only of an old age pension under the Social Security (Open Long Term Benefits Scheme) Act 1996 or the Social Security (Closed Long Term Benefits and Scheme) Act 1997, rent relief under the Housing Act 2007 or minimum income guarantee payments under the Social Assistance Fund.

Clubhouse are holding a weekly support group for carers in Gibraltar, a chance to meet and talk to adults who are providing care and support to another person.

A group of local students documented their recent visit to a number of Institutions within the European Union.

Government have announced the introduction of a school bus service which will come into operation on Monday 5 November.

Government have said that following stakeholder feedback and consultation as part of the recommendations contained within the Sustainable, Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan with regards to the review and monitoring phase of such schemes, they are announcing changes to Zones 1 and 2 of the Pilot Residential Parking Schemes (RPS).

The Bayside School Cyber Centurion Club has been shortlisted for a Stem Inspirational Award with the Awards Ceremony being held at the Houses of Lords.

A second group composed of nine Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) and the Airport Fire and Rescue Service (AFRS) attended an LNG Awareness and Incident Command Course at Falck Fire Academy in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Again this year, a Christmas tree will be a feature of the Mayor’s Parlour during the festive season and her Worship the Mayor asks for the community’s assistance in decorating the tree.

Local musicians will have the opportunity to attend a one-off masterclass with the orchestral leader of the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra in John Mackintosh Hall on Saturday 8th December.

The Ministry of Equality has held induction sessions for the mentors and mentees of the Women’s Mentorship Pilot Programme. These sessions were held for mentors and mentees that have been matched ahead of the start of the programme.

Advantage Insurance Company Limited is the latest company to partner with the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games, having entered into a sponsorship agreement that gives the firm ‘Silver Sponsor’ status.

In an address in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has said that Gibraltar may possibly want a deeper relationship with the European Union in the future.

The Ministry for Equality has announced that this year, for the first time, a Gender Pay Gap Survey will accompany the Employment Survey.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia is in Strasbourg for a series of Brexit-related meetings at the European Parliament.