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The Gibraltar Health Authority is organising a painting competition in conjunction with the Department of Education to design the new official logo of the GHA. The competition will be open to children from all local schools on a voluntary basis. The closing date for entries is April 21 2017.

Government has recently been engaged in positive and productive meetings with Unite the Union on the subject of staff contracts at the GHA.

The Minister with responsibility for Justice, Neil F. Costa, has published a Bill to create a Law Commission in Gibraltar for the reform of the law and for connected purposes.

The Department of Employment has printed a leaflet that provides essential information to anyone considering setting up a business, trade or profession in Gibraltar. It will also inform employees of the statutory minimum and their entitlement.

The latest version of the Thinking Green Digest, produced by the Department of Heritage, Environment and Climate Change, is now available online at https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/new/publications

The Gibraltar Savings Bank has reviewed the interest rates payable on its Ordinary Deposits and Debentures.

Ten years after the world’s first Earth Hour put climate change in the spotlight, WWF’s landmark movement is set to once again unite millions of people from around the planet to shine a light on climate action.

The Ministry of Equality is reminding the public of the continued availability at Leisure Cinemas of equipment which addresses the needs of the deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired. Inclusive Cinema Screening commenced in November 2015 as a result of collaboration between the Ministry of Equality, Ministry of Culture and Leisure Cinemas.

Government have announced the launch of the Bus tracker Webapp Route 7. This route services Mount Alvernia via Europa Road from Orange Bastion on Line Wall.

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia have expressed their sympathies following Wednesday’s atrocity in Westminster.

The University of Gibraltar and The Friends of Gibraltar Heritage Society are pleased to announce that Rebecca Gabay has been awarded the scheme’s inaugural bursary of £1000.

The first International Sports Law Conference in Gibraltar will be hosted by the University of Gibraltar next week, on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th March.

The Gibraltar Contingency Council [GCC] met at 7pm today, to consider the implications of today’s events in London in regard to the security of Gibraltar.

A mission from the European Commission will be visiting Gibraltar from 23 – 25 March 2017.

Government says it welcomes the chorus of support for Gibraltar in the House of Lords last night during the debate on the report ‘Brexit: Gibraltar’.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia held a friendly and productive meeting yesterday with the UK Minister for Europe and the Americas Sir Alan Duncan MP at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Unite the Union attended a high level meeting at the MOD Centre in Whitehall. The delegation consisted of Mike McCartney MOD National Officer, Christian Duo Branch Coordinating Official and Chris Cadman Unite Executive Council member.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia today held a positive meeting with the Secretary of State for International Trade Dr Liam Fox MP in London.

Government, in partnership with the Gibraltar Taxi Association (GTA) have announced the publication of an updated Gibraltar Taxi Service Customer Charter.

The Special Olympics team that left Gibraltar on Tuesday will be competing in Floorball, Alpine Skiing and Snowshoeing at the Games, which will be held In the cities of Graz, Schladming and Ramsau respectively from the 18th to 24th March.