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Clubhouse Gibraltar have released a statement thanking the Community of Gibraltar for their "tremendous support" on their Wear Yellow in support of Mental Health Awareness.

Government have released a statement where "it notes that the statement from Messrs Isola's and Fiduciary has confirmed and put entirely beyond doubt the fact that Albert Isola has properly disclosed all his interests in his Declaration of Interest form."

RGP Recruit Class 01/16, in the presence of Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome and Minister for Tourism, Equality, Social Services and Housing, Samantha Sacramento, presented a cheque for £5778.04 to Damian Broton, of local Drugs Awareness charity Stay Clean Gibraltar Group.

The Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Dr John Cortes, and senior members of the Department of the Environment and Climate Change, Chief Executive Dr Liesl Torres and Senior Scientific Officer Stephen Warr yesterday participated, via Skype, in a meeting of the Environmental Committee of the Falkland Islands Government.

A major art exhibition is being organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. This exhibition, entitled ‘Lines and Colours – The Royal Academicians’ will showcase the works of Royal Academicians: Anne Desmet, Barbara Rae and Ann Christopher.

Paul Astengo, Senior Executive with Gibraltar Finance will be attending the WealthBriefing European Awards ceremony on 19th May 2016 at the Guildhall, London. Gibraltar Finance has been shortlisted as one of four finalists in the “International Finance Centre” category.

Fire Control Operator (FCO) Dean Debono has successfully completed the FCO’s induction training programme conducted locally.

The Queen’s Birthday Garden Party 2016 will be held in the Convent on the evening of Thursday 9th June, 7:30 – 9:30pm. As was the case last year, a number of invitations will be reserved for members of the public.

The Govt has launched a booklet which sets out the reasons why people in Gibraltar should vote to remain in the European Union in the coming referendum on 23 June. This follows the practice in the United Kingdom where the UK Government also published a booklet putting across its point of view.

On Workers’ Memorial Day,  Government introduced a new Health and Safety Policy specifically designed for Gibraltar as part of an ongoing wholesale strategy to develop and strengthen Health & Safety procedures. The Ministry of Business and Employment have announced the composition of the Health and Safety Advisory Council established under the new Health and Safety Policy.

Clinical Nurse Manager Frances Catania won the GHA’s prestigious “Employee of the Year Award” at the GHA’s eighth annual Staff Awards Ceremony which took place on Monday 16th May at the John Mackintosh Hall.

The Gibraltar National Mint has commissioned a special limited edition set of Fine Gold .999 24ct coins, which have been created in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday. The first set (00) was presented by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo to HRH The Princess Royal as a gift to Her Majesty on behalf of the people of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Finance is sponsoring STEP 2016, in Birmingham on 19th May 2016. Paul Astengo, Senior Executive will lead the Gibraltar delegation.

Members of the public are invited to watch a Ceremonial Guard Mount outside the Convent at midday on Saturday 14th May. 

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar congratulates the Gibraltar Football Association on its admission to FIFA.

After over 20 years of tireless work by the Gibraltar Football Association, and following 2 earlier unsuccessful applications, Gibraltar has this evening become the 211th member to join FIFA.

Government have released a statement condemning the GSD’s "irresponsible suggestion of impropriety by the Minister for Financial Services which is absolutely untrue and outrageous."

After public consultation, the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan recommended modifications to some bus routes in order to provide a more reliable and more efficient service. The changes to routes 4 and 9, and the introduction of the pilot route 6 announced on 14th April 2016 were made as trial pilot schemes. User feedback is being constantly monitored throughout the trial period and has been largely positive.

The Govt of Gibraltar, in consultation with the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority, has published legislation transposing the requirements of Directive 2014/26/EU on the collective management of copyright, and would like to hear from any Collective Management Organisations or Independent Management Entities established in Gibraltar.

Ministry Of Business and Employment and Ministry Of Health, the Environment, Energy and Climate Change welcome and support Young Enterprise Business Green Initiative.