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The Minister for Health & Care, the Hon Paul Balban, has officially opened the Grotto at Mount Alvernia.

A representative from the University of Gibraltar was in Miami last week to promote the University’s new Maritime Science programmes.

The Airport Fire and Rescue Service’s Senior Fire Officer, Nicky Vinales, recently attended a Multi-Agency Gold Incident Command (MAGIC) course at the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK.

"Mr Speaker. As all Honourable Members are aware, the result of the General Election last week in the United Kingdom has returned a Conservative Government led by Prime Minister Johnson with an overall majority.

A new Transport Advisory Committee will be launched by the Minister for Transport, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, early in the New Year.

The Gibraltar Health Authority and Elderly Residential Services would like to express its deepest gratitude to the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society (“GADS”) for its generous donation of thirty low-profiling beds.

The Gibraltar Youth Service will soon deliver an ‘Introduction to Youth Work’ training course for new volunteers and prospective employees.

easyJet has announced it will launch a new route from Gibraltar to Edinburgh, the first direct connection between Gibraltar and Scotland.

At a meeting in No6 Convent Place, several Government departments met with the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group in order to move forward on the ‘Dyslexia Pledge’ which was made by the Chief Minister earlier this year.

Government have announced the temporary suspension of all Residential and District Parking Zones from Tuesday 24 December until Wednesday 1 January 2020, inclusive.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced the New Year’s Classical Concert for 2020 as part of its cultural events calendar.

A number of officers from Gibraltar Fire & Rescue and Airport Fire & Rescue  have recently completed a two week course to become instructors in International Fire Behaviour Training at the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-the-Marsh.

The Government has awarded a tender for the clearing of vegetation at The Mount, which marks the start of preparatory works on this important site.

The Chief Minister paid a visit to St Mary’s School, just a few steps away from his office in No6 Convent Place.

This year’s museum Christmas Lecture is being organised jointly with the Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (ILES) of the University of Gibraltar. It will be held on Monday 16th December at 7pm at the University of Gibraltar.

His Excellency the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis CB CBE KStJ, and Mrs Davis, in association with the Department of Education, presented awards to the winners, runners-up and the highly commended of the 2019 official Christmas Card design competition for school children in Gibraltar.

The Government is giving an opportunity to purchasers in Hassan Centenary Terraces to upgrade to a larger flat if they so wish.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced the programme of events for this year’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

The Gibraltar Citizens Advice Bureau will be at the Piazza on Wednesday 4th December from 9:30 to 12:30 distributing leaflets and raising awareness on all the different services they provide to the local community.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar invites students wishing to enrol in postgraduate academic programmes with the College of Europe to submit applications for admission ahead of the 2020-2021 academic year.