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Bellavista Day Centre will close for the Christmas break on Thursday 23rd December 2021.

Government has announced the temporary suspension of all Residential and District Parking Zones during the festive period from Friday 24th December 2021 until Monday 3rd January 2022, inclusive.

Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Ministry of Culture regret to announce the postponement of the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society New Year’s Concert, that was due to have been held on Tuesday 4th January in the John Mackintosh Hall.

As cases of the Omicron variant continue to soar in the United Kingdom, HM Government of Gibraltar, on the advice of the Director of Public Health, requires all air arrivals from a non-Red List country to take a lateral flow test on the day of arrival.

In the interest of public safety, Mediterranean Steps will be closed to the public from Thursday 16th to Wednesday 22nd December to enable safety maintenance works to go ahead.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has said it is pleased to announce that following an agreement with Plug-N-Go (Gibraltar) Ltd, Midtown Carpark will have available for use, five electric vehicle chargers.

“The Prime Minister’s message tonight is clear: ‘Get Boosted Now’ and it applies as much in Gibraltar as it does in the United Kingdom."

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar and Wizz Air have been involved in talks about the Luton service from the Rock. Unfortunately the airline has taken the decision to suspend the route.

H.M Government of Gibraltar has announced the issue of a new £5 Currency Note.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture are inviting local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2022.

World AIDS Day has been marked on the 1st December every year since 1988. It is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and to mourning those who have died of the disease.

The Government has today announced it is set to embark on an overhaul of the Gibraltar Health Authority to improve the services provided to patients and also the accountability of the Authority to the Minister, and therefore to the taxpayer.

The Ministry of Equality and the Care Agency have announced their collaboration with the Gibraltar Disability Society in commissioning an art exhibition titled Artistically Ours.

A group of students from Bishop Fitzgerald Upper Primary together with their Head Teacher and Head of Art were invited to lunch with The Governor as part of the Convent Christmas Card Completion prize-giving.

The Department of Education will be joining Take Action Global (TAG), an International Climate Action Education initiative devoted to promoting Climate Change Education around the world.

HM Government of Gibraltar has said it is actively and continuously monitoring the global COVID-19 situation, particularly with regards to the new Omicron variant, which has been declared a variant of concern and has been detected in the United Kingdom.

Eighty-eight-year-old Mr Reggie Norton, who served as Town Clerk to the City Council from 1962 until 1969, was this morning presented with a memento of his time in office by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia in the presence of the Archivist Mr Anthony Pitaluga.

Following on from the recent updates on completion dates for the new affordable estates, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has provided an additional update on the payment of instalments by purchasers.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture has described Gibraltar Literature Week as a successful initiative which has had a wide reach and impact.

Minister for Education and Environment Prof John Cortes delivered a virtual lecture to students from the University of North Carolina on Friday as part of the Lecture Series for the Global Affairs Department.