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Programme of Events for the Youth Arts Jamboree which was announced today by Gibraltar Cultural Services and will be taking place between 12th February and 10th March.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and Youth, has today launched the Youth Arts Jamboree, a cultural development programme dedicated to young people.

The Organising Committee of the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games have announced the Hunter Group of Companies as its first major sponsorship partner. 

A play which was written to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum will open at the John Mackintosh Hall later this month.

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office in association with the Department of Education, has launched the 2018 Letter-Writing Competition on behalf of the United Nations’ Universal Postal Union.

"Good evening, for many of us, today has been the first full day back at work. Our children are now back at school. And as we reflect on the year that has passed, most have once again in 2017 enjoyed a peaceful and plentiful Christmas feast."

The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change has once again introduced a Christmas tree recycling programme for the disposal of real Christmas trees.

Over the last 12 months, the GHA has launched several new initiatives and programmes to improve and modernise surgical services and maintain bed resiliency. This has included increased staffing in key areas and the appointment of specialists to develop new services within the GHA.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is issuing an invitation to all Gibraltarian artists who wish to take part in the long-standing Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition.

A major fashion exhibition is being planned by the Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. This exhibition will celebrate the history and development of fashion design in Gibraltar.

The Gibraltar Commonwealth Games Association has named its 22-strong team for this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

The Government has previously announced that various MOD properties will be sold by way of tender. Prospective buyers will wish to know that MOD houses will be available for viewing on the following dates/times:

British Airways have announced the launch of a new seasonal route from London Gatwick to Gibraltar which will commence on Monday 28th May, in time for the peak summer season.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this morning received The Hon Walt Secord MLC, a Member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales, Australia.

As part of Zone 1 Residential Parking Scheme, 2 short stay drop off / loading and unloading bays will be established on Red Sands Road directly outside both Red Sands House and Alameda House.

The residents of Seamaster Lodge at Mons Calpe Mews celebrated their first Christmas in their new homes with a dinner organised for all residents in their communal lounge on the 21st December 2017.

Setting off from Gibraltar on January 18th in nothing but a 7-meter rowing boat, Lee Spencer will be attempting to row solo and unsupported 3,500 miles across the Atlantic Ocean. This double Guinness world record effort aims to set a new world record and also to attempt to beat the current able bodied record of 96 days, 12 hours and 45 minutes.

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission’s (GFSC) DLT Regulatory Framework came in to effect on 1st January 2018. This means that firms in Gibraltar, that use DLT (also known as blockchain) to store or transmit value belonging to others, now have to apply for a licence from the GFSC. 

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced that the second phase of the Ince’s Hall Theatre north façade refurbishment is now complete.

Her Majesty The Queen has also granted Dr Vijay Kumar to be a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for Services to the Gibraltar Health Authority.