The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has highlighted the importance of raising the profile of Gibraltar in the United States of America at an event in New York with the Gibraltar American Council.

A meeting of the The Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC), took place on the 10th October, to review security and civil contingency matters.

The Gibraltar Health Authority’s first-ever dedicated Child and Adolescent Psychology Service will commence in January 2019. This psychology service represents a Gibraltar-specific format based on the NHS’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, known as CAMHS. This important announcement is timed to coincide with World Mental Health Day.

An Open Day will be held at the Gibraltar Exhibition of Modern Art Gallery (GEMA) to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the gallery and to present to the public a new exhibition.

Government have said it has had to redeploy its Ministerial team to match the pace of the continuing negotiations for the United Kingdom and Gibraltar to leave the European Union.

Clubhouse Gibraltar will be hosting a 'Golden Oldies' Charity Dinner Dance on Friday 26th October 2018, at Boyds, from 08:30 till midnight.

Government have said it will be providing additional air quality monitoring in the North District and that it follows a commitment made by the Minister for the Environment and is consistent with calls for such monitoring over the years from environmental groups, notably the ESG.

Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Ministry of Culture, the Media, Youth & Sport has announced the creation of street art murals at Castle Steps.

The Global Privacy Enforcement Network (“GPEN”) has coordinated the sixth privacy review (the “Sweep”) which focuses on the theme of accountability. The Sweep began in September and will continue to take place throughout October.

In the past two years the Gibraltar National Museum (GNM) has developed a working relationship with the Faculty of Science at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU).

The Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society has decided to mark this year's World Mental Health Day in a different way, in the hope that it will emphasise the need for both reflection and action.

As a result of a long-standing investigation, Detectives of the RGP's Criminal Investigation Department yesterday arrested 36 year old Spanish national, Celso David Rodrigo Sanchez, resident in La Linea, Spain, on suspicion of Sexual Assault and Common Assault.

This week, Minister for Telecommunications Sir Joe Bossano is in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, following an invitation from the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation to participate in the 58th council meeting and annual ICT Forum of the CTO.

The GHA announces improvements in the stroke and rehabilitation services at St Bernard’s Hospital.

Government reacts to Spanish MEP comments by issuing the following statement:

On Saturday evening, HM Customs officers intercepted a vehicle at the Western Beach car park. A search of the vehicle revealed a total of 160 cartons of tobacco.

The Department of Equality has announced the fifth seminar titled “Working with Families”. This training forms part of its National Autism Strategy; Understanding Autism Series.

Over three hundred parking spaces for commercial vehicles will be put on sale by the Government at the expanded North Mole industrial park. The spaces, which will be advertised shortly, will be divided between 250 covered and 87 uncovered spaces.

After sell out shows in 2016 and 2017 the Gibraltar International Magic Festival is getting ready to make the 2018 edition another year to remember.

Sheila Hancock will be joining the Festival line up for 2018. Sheila won the British Book Award for Author of the Year for her autobiography The Two of Us which she followed with Just Me; and then, aged 81, with her debut novel Miss Carter's War for which she was nominated in the Political Fiction Awards.