A delegation from the Gibraltar Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association will be attending the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference and 36th Conference of Members from Small Countries being held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 1 – 8 November 2017.

HMS Echo arrived at Her Majesty's Naval Base today for a routine scheduled visit.

The Government has today presented details of its plans to renovate Gibraltar’s schools for children from nursery to A level years. At a press conference hosted by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and Minister for Education, John Cortes, the Government revealed extensive plans that will see a total of eight new school locations and refurbishment of those schools that are not moving site.

Adding to events for children at this year’s Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival will be a group of local students who took part in this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme.

In a statement released earlier today, Government have said that the tone and the content of the comments against Gibraltar uttered yesterday in the Spanish Parliament by PP spokesperson Teofila Martinez have turned the clock back to the days of former Foreign Minister Margallo.

A delegation from the Commonwealth Forum of the National Liberal Club, led by its President Lord David Chidgey, arrived in Gibraltar today on a three day visit.

The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority has published the fourth guidance note on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which will come into force in Gibraltar on the 25th May 2018.

Samantha Sacramento MP, Minster with Responsibility for Drug and Alcohol Awareness and Rehabilitation Services, is attending the European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies in Lisbon.

Under the right circumstances and for the right reasons, data sharing between organisations can be beneficial to society and individuals. For that reason, today the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority (“GRA”), as the Data Protection Commissioner, has published a Code of Practice for data sharing.

The Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority have coordinated a programme of sport and leisure activities to be delivered by a number of locally registered  associations over the Mid Term break - Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November 2017.

Organisations need to be more open, honest and transparent in their online privacy notices about how they handle people’s personal data, an international study has found.

HMS Dragon is set to arrive in the Naval Base on Tuesday 24th October. Dragon will be conducting a routine port visit, continuing the strong ties between the Royal Navy and Gibraltar and building on recent visits by HMS Diamond, HMS Pembroke and HMS Ocean, as well as RFA Tidespring and RFA Wave Knight.

Gibraltar Cultural Services have recently returned from London, following a series of meetings and exhibitions. Mnister Steven Linares led the team, comprised of CEO Yvette Zarb, CEO Designate Seamus Byrne and Art Curator Gino Sanguinetti.

A group of health care specialists from leading UK consultancy firm PwC is currently conducting a review into the Gibraltar Health Authority with the aim of finding ways to generate more value for money for the community.

HMS Ocean, a helicopter carrier and amphibious assault ship, will arrive in Her Majesty's Naval Base Gibraltar on Saturday 21st October for a short visit ahead of assuming NATO tasking in the Mediterranean.

The Elderly Residential Services (ERS) held a presentation evening on 18th October to award certificates to staff members on a variety of training courses they have successfully completed.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia will be speaking at the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival 2017. Dr Garcia will be talking about the 1967 Referendum and will launch a new commemorative book about the Referendum at the event.

The Gibraltar Health Authority has successfully reintroduced a modernised and clinically reinforced matron role in order to raise clinical standards at St Bernard’s Hospital and to enhance quality care to patients.

A number of Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service have recently completed Incident Command courses at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK.

On Thursday 5th October 2017, Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome QPM CPM presented Mr Arseniy Ladusan with a Commissioner’s Certificate of Commendation.