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Superintendent Richard Ullger recently graduated from the Police Strategic Command Course, following an extensive 3-month training course held at the College of Policing in Sunningdale, United Kingdom, between January and March of this year.

Saturday 2nd April is World Autism Day.

The Borders and Coastguard Agency’s Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Bonfante, is proud to announce that Hamish Couper has been promoted to the rank of Senior Borders and Coastguard Officer.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the organisation for the gastronomy festival ‘Calentita’ will be coordinated by Word of Mouth.

The Gibraltar Honours Board will meet in May 2016 under the Chairmanship of His Excellency the Governor to consider:

Minister for the Port, the Hon Paul Balban, hosted His Excellency the Governor on an official visit.

L'Austral, the cruise ship operated by French company Compagnie du Ponant, made its inaugural call to Gibraltar on Thursday March 31st.

The Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, took part in the Nordic Backgammon Open held over the Easter weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Gibraltar International Airport is expected to process a record number of passengers this summer. 

HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce that, with effect from Thursday 31 March 2016, it will be an offence for an adult to smoke in an enclosed motor vehicle when there is a child in the vehicle and the vehicle is in a public place.

The annual Seatrade Cruise Global Convention took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, between 14-17 March. Gibraltar was represented at an event which annually brings together professionals from in all aspects of the cruise industry, including cruise lines, ports and ground handlers.

Following serious and genuine concerns regarding the fact that there has been an increase in the number of footballs entering the runway from Pitch No 2 at the Bayside Sports Centre, roof netting which covers just under a third of the playing area has been installed.

This morning, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, met with Mark Randall and gave Mark his very best wishes for his forthcoming walk from Gibraltar to Jerusalem.

Governor’s Meadow First School and Nursery held a Spring ‘Eggstravaganza’ on Monday 21st March which saw the school community come together for an afternoon of creative arts and delicious treats.

The Govt have announced that following intensive lobbying by Minister Albert Isola and the team at Gibraltar Finance, Bulgaria has definitively removed Gibraltar from its ‘tax haven’ list.

For the 5th consecutive year the Gibraltar Youth Service teamed up with the Royal Gibraltar Police and the Care Agency to give young people the opportunity to positively contribute to the community.

On behalf of HM Government and the people of Gibraltar, the Minister of Culture, the Hon Steven Linares would like to congratulate conductor Karel Chichon OBE for having been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music (FRAM).

The Borders and Coastguard Agency’s Training Manager, Mr Andrew Victor, has been recognised by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) as an Aviation Security Certified Instructor.

Picardo writes to Belgian PM: the Belgian flag will fly from No 6 Convent Place at half-mast alongside the Gibraltar flag and the Union Jack; and Moorish Castle will be lit in the colours of the Belgian flag.

The Govt have announced today that on 24th March 2016 the LLP regulations will be published in the gazette and the Limited Liability Partnership Act will come into operation on the same date. It explains that this is an excellent addition to the growing suite of new and refreshed legislation arising from the Government’s commitment to support practitioners in our jurisdiction.