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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia is in Glasgow at the conference of the Scottish National Party, who are the Government in Scotland and the third largest party at Westminster.

An international academic symposium on referenda and the right to self-determination will be opened by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia at the Gibraltar Garrison Library on Thursday 12th October.

As part of the Ministry of Culture’s Cultural Development Programme, Gibraltar Cultural Services are happy to support Leisure Cinemas in their initiative of screening “Exhibition on Screen”, an exposition of classic art exhibitions, filmed specifically for cinema screening.

The Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival is running two competitions for schools this month as part of the build up to this year’s literary festival.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told the Gibraltar-American Council that the core of the issue surrounding Gibraltar is that a people, however small, must have the right to determine their own future.

The Seasonal Flu vaccine will be available from 9th October at the Primary Care Centre (Blood Clinic).

The GHA has announced a series of improvements to the care of women using Maternity services. After a consultation with the community and staff, it was identified that there was a greater need for a service for women who suffered miscarriage and pregnancy loss.

The Hon Albert Isola MP presented the prizes to the winners of the local leg of the UN’s Universal Postal Union Letter-Writing Competition at a ceremony held in his offices on Monday 2 October 2017.

Government have announced a new street art initiative as part of its urban regeneration and cultural development programmes.

Small Unmanned Aircraft (“Drones”) have become smaller, less expensive and more capable in the last few years. Their use in Gibraltar is strictly controlled due to the vicinity of the airport, the highly congested nature of the Territory and the fact that large areas of Gibraltar are designated as Special Areas of Conservation.

51 yr old local man Stephen Anthony Martinez has been convicted today at the Supreme Court for offences of Possession of Indecent images of Young Children.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, is pleased to announce the return of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz to perform in Gibraltar as part of the Autumn Cultural programme.

Application forms for stalls at this year's Convent Christmas Fair on the 30th November will be available for collection from Wednesday 4th October.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, wishes to remind the general public about the Poetry Competition to be held as part of the 2017 Autumn Cultural programme.

The Gibraltar Youth Service saw 35 club users supporting Clean up the World and their agenda of environmental progress in Gibraltar.

The Ministry of Health, Care and Justice and the Bar Council have announced that discussions between them have progressed to a stage where a proposal to stakeholders on a revised legal assistance framework and the creation of a duty solicitor scheme can be placed for public consultation.

Fourteen students from the School of Health Studies have completed their 3 year programme of study, culminating in the award of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Adult Nursing.

The Royal Gibraltar Police’s Economic Crime Unit is advising the general public that counterfeit versions of the new polymer sterling five pound notes have been identified and seized in Gibraltar.

Following this morning's announcement regarding Monarch airlines, HM Government of Gibraltar is actively engaging with the UK Government to identify ways in which they can assist passengers affected.

A Group convened this morning to discuss contingency plans whilst Monarch awaits CAA decision on whether to renew its licence to sell package holidays because of concerns regarding the company's future.