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Given the increased cost of automotive diesel and petrol, Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar has announced it is taking action to reduce the price of fuel to help consumers.

Key alterations have been made to the GHA’s telephone systems in order to streamline the calls process.

It’s been a busy couple of months for the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service. 

The GHA, as part of the Reset, Restart, Recover strategy for post-pandemic recovery, will make changes to its prescription policy.

The Director of Public Health has identified an outbreak of influenza A in Gibraltar, both on a ward in the hospital and in the community.

The GHA has said it welcomes Ed Freestone to the role of interim Chief Pharmacist. 'Mr Freestone brings a wealth of experience from a career at the cutting edge of medicine, including a 25 years as the Chief Pharmacist of Guernsey.'

As part of the commemorative plans for the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict, Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will be hosting a series of lectures. 2022 marks 40 years since the end of the conflict.

Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has launched the Gibraltar Spring Festival Programme, which covers the period 1st May to 18th June 2022.

The team that is set to represent Gibraltar at the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer has seen 18 athletes named so far.

'Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar notes with great sadness the death of highly respected journalist and Panorama proprietor and Editor, Joe Garcia Snr.'

The public is advised of the ongoing recall of the following products:

Youth Day 2022 organised by the Gibraltar Youth Service was positively received attracting the participation of over a thousand people throughout the day.

A book by Robert Santos focusing on Gibraltar’s landscape and streetscapes and how these have changed over the years is due to be launched in May.

The annual Mayor’s Awards Ceremony was held on 5th April 2022. The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP attended the Ceremony held at the Mayor’s Parlour in City Hall.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has made a statement on a Ministerial reorganisation of some portfolios.

Since his investiture on 1st June 2021, and as part of his ongoing We Are One Campaign, His Worship has been very involved with several local charities, actively participating in their events and campaigns in order to raise awareness of the work they do.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has said it has become deeply concerned about credible reports of possible breaches of the law and sub-optimal business practices in food delivery services, and is therefore publishing a circular on the obligations and best business practices for takeaway food delivery services.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar proudly congratulates the men and women of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment on the grant of their new Royal colours.

The Care Agency has announced that the recruitment and selection process for Care Workers has now concluded. A total of 26 candidates have been selected as Care Workers and will support service users throughout the Care Agency’s different departments.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be launching a new initiative as part of the services offered to members of the John Mackintosh Hall Library.