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The Department of Education has today published its guidance on the opening of schools in September 2020.

The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage would like to advise bathers at Catalan Bay to exercise caution when bathing in the immediate vicinity of the rock known as ‘La Mamela’.

Government has said today it continues to work to slow the growth of numbers of cases of COVID-19 in the community and will add measures to those already announced as a result of the continued growth in the number of cases.

Students received their GCSE/Level 2 results today at the Gibraltar College, Westside and Bayside Schools. Like the A Level/Level 3 results issued last week, the results were issued electronically.

Government clarifies the new position on mask wearing in public as from 00:00am on Friday 21st August 2020.

The Income Tax Office says it continues to work on delivering bespoke online facilities for users including facilities enabling users to file annual income declarations and manage individual claims for tax allowances online.

 In light of developments, and in order to continue to contain the situation in Gibraltar, public safety measures will be enhanced.

The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change would like to inform all anglers that as from Wednesday 19th August 2020 at 1:00pm, fishing for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is no longer allowed in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters.

On the basis of the recent increase of positive cases, and following public health advice, the Gibraltar Health Authority has increased its alert status to AMBER.

The protection of the environment and the climate remain at the heart of Government thinking, said Government in a statement released today.

Government has today released a policy which acknowledges the leadership role it can play in driving change for sustainability across the public service, business and local community.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, in collaboration with the Fine Arts Association have worked together on a cultural initiative encouraging Gibraltarian artists to paint or draw portraits of our frontline heroes for free.

HM Government of Gibraltar has said it welcomes the recognition by the UK Government of Centre Assessed Grades.

The Chief Minister chaired a virtual meeting on Monday morning of the group of attendees that made Platinum Command during the initial COVID-19 emergency earlier this year.

The Elderly Residential Services have stepped up their contingency plans and implemented a series of measures to safeguard residents in the light of the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases in the community and neighbouring countries.

HM Customs Enforcement units have seized two vehicles with 4600 cartons of cigarettes.

The Gibraltar Tourist Board says it regrets to announce that the 8th Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival will not be held this year.

The Government has said it notes the latest Opposition statement on the restoration of Primary Care Services.

The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage has said it will introduce the Black Ball Flag at Gibraltar’s beaches, as a safety measure in response to a noticeable increase of activities related to all types of water sports.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has enhanced its existing infection mitigation control measures in Regulations published by the Minister with responsibility for Civil Contingencies by introducing a legal duty for travellers to report to the authorities if they have been in a “relevant area” in the 14 days before their arrival in Gibraltar.