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Government will be extending the timeframe for responses to the Consultation Paper on the Regulation of Personal Transports.

The plans for the new Bishop Fitzgerald School have now been completed and agreed by the school and were signed off on Friday 5th July.

In keeping with Government’s environmental objectives and with the view of keeping our beaches and the sea, free from plastic contamination, ‘Bubbles’ the environmentally friendly plastic eating fish will be resident at Eastern Beach as from today.

The international pop sensation, Enrique Iglesias, will perform at Gibraltar Calling 2019 on Saturday 7th September.

The Ministry for Infrastructure and Planning have announced that the use of Redibikes during the Island Games will be free of charge for all users.

Members of Dolphin’s Youth Club, aged 16-19 years old, have recently returned from an educational and cultural experience in Krakow, Poland.

Government congratulates Simon Debono and Martin Graffione on the successful completion of the Post Course Assessment Criteria of the National Standard Instructor Qualification (NSIQ), which has consolidated their skills and competence as instructors of the Bikeability Course.

Stewart Harrison, Head of Physics at Bayside School, who has been successfully running the Cyber Centurion Programme in Gibraltar, was invited to present at the Save the World (Wide Web) conference at Chester University.

Representatives of the Committee of the NASUWT met with the Chief Minister yesterday for an initial round of negotiations in relation to the Union's Pay Adjustment claim.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has launched the Cultural Awards to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture.

A multi-agency team from the UK’s Emergency Services recently deployed to Gibraltar to deliver Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP) training to Strategic, Tactical and Operational Commanders.

As the summer season is now in full swing, the Ministry of Equality would like to remind the public of the different accessibility facilities available at its beaches.

Government has today announced the sale of the flats in the affordable housing scheme at Chatham Views. This is the third such scheme to be announced after those at Hassan Centenary Terraces and Bob Peliza Mews.

The Organising Committee of the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games has announced Casais (Gibraltar) Limited as a Platinum Sponsor.

The energy giant is applying for an LNG bunkering licence at the port, Shell’s Arjan Stavast tells delegates at the Maritime Week Gibraltar conference.

The temporary protective barriers known as ‘Jersey Barriers’ throughout the Town Centre, namely at Casemates Square, Main Street, Governor’s Lane and Cloister Ramp have been replaced.

At approximately 3:15pm today, a fire broke out at the Indorama chemical plant in San Roque. The incident was declared an emergency and neighbouring residents were advised to leave the area by Spanish authorities.

The Minister with responsibility for the Port, Maritime Affairs and the University, Gilbert Licudi QC, today announced the establishment of a Maritime Academy in Gibraltar which will be based at the University.

Following the launch of the redesigned new bus-stop flagpole signage in January 2019, a new bus network map has been released as part of the plan to improve the public transport offering.

Late last week, the Chief Minister and the Minister for the Environment met with the GGCA President, the GGCA Britannia reps, and with the directors of Britannia plc to discuss negative comments on cleaning that had been made in the press and social media.