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Local entrepreneur Jimmy Attias has today presented a cheque for £30,000 to Clubhouse Gibraltar. It’s the largest single donation by a private individual or entity the organisation has ever received.

The Department of Education has said it has been rolling out a key teaching and learning initiative in both upper and lower primary schools.

The Ministry for Infrastructure & Planning have announced improvements to the taxi rank at the Gibraltar International Airport.

Year 3 children at St Joseph’s First School had lots of fun Tuesday 5th February to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year.

Advantage Insurance recently supported local charities with the proceeds from sales of equipment from its old offices and made presentations to both GibSams and Childline.

All three GHA employees arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by RGP officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a new born baby at St Bernard’s Hospital last December have been released from their respective arrests.

A group of senior teachers from both primary and secondary schools will next week be attending a conference and a school placement in UK as part of the mental health, social and emotional wellbeing project coordinated by the Ministry for Education’s Jackie Linares and Wayne Barton.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, have announced the organisation of two of its cultural events to coincide with the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games, in July.

The Gibraltar Health Authority has announced that is has recruited the services of three, new full-time Consultant Gynaecologists, over the past twelve months.

A major research project co-funded by the University of Gibraltar, HM Government of Gibraltar and the University of Cambridge has uncovered more than 250 skeletons dating back to Gibraltar’s little-studied, Spanish period (AD 1462-1794).

The statutory body in Gibraltar responsible for safeguarding children and young people is the Child Protection Committee, (“CPC”).

As the final countdown begins to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, Special Olympics Gibraltar are currently gearing themselves up for the challenge with intense training in the 7 sports in which they will be competing.

In its proposal for post-Brexit, ‘visa-free travel’ the European Council has today described Gibraltar as a “colony of the British Crown.”

A combined multi-agency maritime search and rescue operation by vessels from HM Customs, RGP and the Spanish Salvamento Maritimo was carried out in the early hours of this morning following a report of a vessel in distress in the north of the Bay of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is launching this year’s Youth Arts Jamboree, a cultural development programme dedicated to young people.

The Government has made offers of direct, full time employment in Government to all staff of recruitment agencies who have been providing ‘relief cover’ in the civil service.

Government have announced the launch of new bus stop flagpole signage as a first stage of bus stop improvements.

CHAMP (Children, Healthy and Active! Multi-Agency Programme) a GHA initiative, recently organised a free cooking session for children between the age of 8-12 years.

Following a routine patrol in the area of Waterport Road, HM Customs seized 750 cartons of cigarettes and a locally registered vehicle.

The Government says it has intensified its contact on Brexit with senior United Kingdom parliamentarians both in the House of Commons and the House of Lords in order to put across the position of Gibraltar.