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As announced by the Chief Minister in his Budget address to Parliament, Government has informed the public that this year’s extraordinary Christmas draw will be Gibraltar’s biggest yet.

Dmitrij Pruglo, the Founder and CEO of COVESTING visited Gibraltar as a guest speaker at the TokenMarket2018 conference.

The Ministry of Equality is inviting applications for the first Gibraltar Mentorship Programme for women.

The Housing Department has issued a notice on the increase of rent on Government flats - rent will be increased by 3% with effect from 1st July 2018.

The Government have today announced that the tender for the provision of urban and street cleaning, upkeep of public areas and other public facilities has now been awarded by the Tender Board.

Government have today announced that following the successful launch of the Pilot First Phase of the static speed cameras, which was in line with the recommendations of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport, and Parking Plan, the second phase of this project will come into operation as from 28th June 2018.

The Minister of Health, Care and Justice and the Bar Council have jointly announced that necessary amendments to legislation to introduce Legal Assistance reforms are ready and are effective immediately.

The Gibraltar Electricity Authority have today, provided the general public with an update in relation to the New Power Station.

As the Gibraltar Museum-led team commences another season of excavations at the Gorham’s Cave Complex World Heritage Site, its work has received high-profile television coverage worldwide in recent weeks.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, QC, MP, is being interviewed on the Cadena Ser evening political show Hora 25 tomorrow evening.

The Care Agency is inviting applications for a three-year, full-time BA (Hons) course in Social Work, a course which will be delivered here on the Rock. This is the first time that a degree course in Social Work has been delivered locally.

As part of the implementation of recommendations contained within the Sustainable, Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP), Government has announced the next Pilot Residential Parking Scheme (RPS) which will be known as Zone 3.

Government has released a Consultation Paper on key legislation affecting business and commerce.

The Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society have said it was very pleased to participate in the recent course on supporting Mental Health in schools and the College.

The University will be offering an undergraduate business degree as from September this year. Offered as a part-time or full-time course, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) has been designed with the University’s local Business Key Advisory Group, high-profile academics and industry leaders. 

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came in to force on the 25th May 2018. The GDPR places emphasis on transparency, security and accountability by data controllers. Its aim is to strengthen rights of individuals to data privacy.

Further to the commencement of the Disability Act on the 13th of June 2018, the Ministry of Equality has launched two new booklets entitled “Accessibility in the Workplace” and “Welcoming Customers with Disabilities”.

The Ministry of Equality, in conjunction with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning, have announced the commencement of the Approved Document R of the Building Rules. It addresses all aspects of building and is aimed at improving accessibility to buildings and structures.

Albert Isola, Minister for Commerce, HM Government of Gibraltar, has announced the creation of the Gibraltar Association for New Technologies (“GANT”), an association to be formed with the private sector.