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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced the details for this year’s Classical Concert as part of its Autumn Programme. The concert will be held on Monday 18th October 2021 at St Michael’s Cave at 8pm.

"Madam Chair, I have the honour to address you today as the representative of the Government of Gibraltar in the United States of America."

His Excellency The Governor, Vice Admiral Sir David Steel KBE DL, in association with the Department of Education, has announced the 2021 official Convent Christmas card design competition for school children in Gibraltar.

The Government has said it has received a number of complaints from the holders of blue civilian registration cards that their passports are being stamped by the Spanish authorities on entry to and exit from the Schengen area.

Lord Jeffrey Archer, Alan Titchmarsh and Christopher Lloyd are the three international authors confirmed for this year’s Gibraltar Literature Week. The announcement was made today by the Minister for Culture, Prof Dr John Cortes.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD, hosted the inaugural tour of the City Hall for tourists. Visitors from the Windstar Cruise line have been the first to add the tour of City Hall to their offering via local tour operators MH Bland.

Government has today released a statement noting that the European Council (ECOFIN) has today authorised the opening of negotiations for a treaty between the United Kingdom and the European Union to govern the future relationship between Gibraltar and the EU.

The Voice of Young People (VYP) under the auspices of the Gibraltar Youth Service recently met with the Minister for Youth, the Hon Steven Linares and kindly invited the Hon Samantha Sacramento to attend as Minister for Equality.

The Income Tax Office (ITO) has now amalgamated its forms for PAYE (IT1P) and self-employed (IT1S) into a single form for both PAYE and Self Employed tax payers to use which is now the new “IT1” form.

As part of the Care Agency professional development strategy, the Care Agency management team recently took part in a leadership and training day for all its managers.

The Gibraltar Health Authority has announced a further development in its continued drive to improve specialised care delivery to our community.

The Gibraltar Tourist Board exhibited at The Meetings Show in London last week joined by Sunborn Gibraltar.

In the run up to World Mental Health Day Clubhouse is organising another popular Tea and Talk event at their premises at 304A Main Street on Thursday 7th October from 10:00 to 12:00.

Gibraltar was represented at the Conservative Party Conference this year with an information stand and the traditional Gibraltar Reception, addressed by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The GHA has taken this opportunity to increase knowledge of the disease and encourage the public to be breast aware.

Memorandum of Understandings have been signed by the Gibraltar Digital Skills Academy and with two technology providers, Comtact and Blands Group.

Government has announced changes in the requirements for self-isolation for COVID-19 close contacts. Following the advice of the Director of Public Health, the visitation procedure at St Bernard’s Hospital has also been changed in order to minimise the risk of transmission of the virus from close contacts who do not need to isolate.

The Ministry of Transport has announced the installation of a new mobility scooter charging point at Casemates Square, opposite the International Commercial Centre (ICC).

HM Government of Gibraltar on the advice of the Director of Public Health and the COVID-19 Strategic Coordination Group announced the relaxation of isolation requirements for those who are identified as close contacts to positive cases of COVID-19.

In line with the UK Government, HM Government of Gibraltar has introduced a simplified system for international travel effective from Monday 4th October 2021.