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The Minister for Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change, Heritage and Culture, the Hon Prof. John Cortes MP officially opened The Creatives Exhibition with LEGO Bricks on Monday 16th November at the John Mackintosh Hall.

Further to yesterday’s Press Release regarding the New Parcel Post Digital Notification System, Royal Gibraltar Post Office wishes to clarify the following:

Researchers studying the wintering population of crag martins (Ptyonoprogne rupestris) at the Gorham’s Cave Complex UNESCO World Heritage Site have been surprised by an unprecedented arrival of these birds during the early part of the month of November.

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

His Worship the Mayor of Gibraltar, Mr John Gonçalves MBE GMD, invites nominations from members of the public for the next conferral of Mayor’s Awards to be held in the spring of 2021.

Renowned international historian and author Christopher Lloyd will be teaming up with Gibraltar Cultural Services, as part of a new development and educational initiative that will be delivered in the forthcoming Youth Arts Jamboree programme, in February 2021.

A competition to select several creative designs for new membership cards for the John Mackintosh Hall Library is being launched by Gibraltar Cultural Services as part of Literature Week.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture can confirm that the Christmas Festival of Lights will this year move to a broadcast and an online event.

There have been five new positive cases of COVID-19 identified within Government schools.

HM Government of Gibraltar has announced that on the 16th November 2020 it will launch a modern digital notification system that notifies customers of the arrival of their parcels in Gibraltar.

A ceremony to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of Armistice Day took place today at 11am at the Lobby of Parliament House.

The annual Bookmark Competition is organised on behalf of the Ministry of Culture by Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group. The competition attracted a total of 243 entries.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is saddened to report that Gibraltar has lost its first resident to COVID-19.

The Ministry for Economic Development has partnered up with Senate Insurance Brokers to offer a new apprenticeship program focused on Gibraltar’s Insurance Sector.

Members from the Ministry of Equality delivered a presentation on equality matters for this year’s intake of PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) students at the University of Gibraltar.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar can confirm that crossing from Gibraltar into Spain continues to happen and flow normally.

The Government introduced a new law earlier this year prohibiting the deliberate touching or interfering with Barbary macaques. This came into force in August 2020 and followed evidence that the SARS-COV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, was being transmitted from humans to animals such as dogs, cats, lions and tigers.

In the event of no agreement on the future relationship between Gibraltar and the European Union, it will no longer be possible to take certain types of foodstuffs across the border from Gibraltar to Spain.

Line Wall Road will resume normal traffic movements in both directions as from Monday.

Remembrance Sunday this year will be marked with a series of restricted ceremonies, with only invited wreath layers taking part.