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President Harry Murphy and Secretary General Joe Schembri of The Commonwealth Games Association of Gibraltar will be travelling to Edmonton, Canada in early October to attend the General Assembly Of The Commonwealth Games Federation.

Fabian Picardo left Gibraltar on Sunday to attend the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.

Fire fighters Aaron Aguilera, Kaylan Gonzalez, and Paul Tinkler have successfully completed the firefighter development program at the fire service college, in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK.

Last Sunday saw the Royal Engineers deployed once again at the Queens Lines. This has been the third time this year that the descendants of the Royal Artificer Corps have carried out clearing up operations in the Northern Defences.

Government is reminding the public that all employment related forms are available for completion and submission online through the e-Gov portal (https://www.egov.gi). 

A youth group involved in a Life Skills project at the Youth Centre will host two separate fundraising events this week. The proceeds will go towards the Life Skills project which culminates in a cultural and educational trip abroad.

Young People from the Gibraltar Youth Service took an active role during the Clean up the World last weekend, with over 80 youngsters taking part.

Paula Byrne one of the participating authors at the forthcoming Gibraltar Gibunco International Literary Festival will be hosting a separate, free event on the management of stress and other mental health issues.

Neuroscientist and University of Oxford researcher Dr Kathleen Taylor is the latest addition to the line-up of participants at the 2016 Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival.

More participants have been named for the forthcoming fourth edition of the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival.

The GHA have announced its 7th Nursing, Midwifery & Health Visiting Conference which will be held on 11th October at the Europa Retreat Centre.

The month of September has been globally dedicated to World Alzheimer Awareness Month and Wednesday was World Alzheimer’s and Dementia Action Day.

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office (RGPO) has installed an Elizabeth II, lamp, pedestal-mounted letter box in the lighthouse area near the “Welcome to Europa Point” sign, in commemoration of the Gorham’s Cave Complex into the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, wishes to remind the general public about the Poetry Competition to be held as part of the 2016 Autumn Cultural programme.

The Minister for Culture, Steven Linares, yesterday presented cheques on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group to the value of £8,200.

On Tuesday 20th September, the Hon Albert Isola MP, Minister with responsibility for Financial Services, hosted a highly successful financial services breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel Des Bergues in Geneva; the event being part of a Gibraltar Day in the Genevois capital.

Six in ten Internet of Things devices do not properly tell customers how their personal information is being used, an international study has found.

Government have issued a statement where it notes the incidence of noise disruption at Bayside School on Monday afternoon due to ongoing works at the nearby World Trade Centre construction site.

The Ministry for Transport, Traffic and Technical Services yesterday announced the introduction of a pilot Pay & Display zone at Line Wall Road as part of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan.