The Ministry of Equality, as part of its role of developing policies and creating awareness of disability issues, is also developing a program to assist and support parents and carers of individuals with autism.
The Department of the Environment reminds all dog owners that the deadline for the DNA fingerprinting of their dogs is the 31st March 2017. This can be done at either of the two veterinary clinics in Gibraltar.
This year Childline has called on the community to join in the #8008 challenge to raise awareness about their freephone Helpline number 8008. The Convent joined in on Wednesday by baking – and eating! – a cake displaying the Helpline number.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.