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The design for St Anne's School, which will be built at Laguna Estate on the site of the present Notre Dame School and next to the new Notre Dame , by Orfila Architects, was signed off on Friday by St Anne’s Head Teacher Pat Duarte and acting Director of Education Lilli Gomez.

The Minister for Health, Care and Justice, the Honourable Neil F Costa MP, has said he is pleased to note the publication, on the Gibraltar Courts Service website, of an “Easy to read guide” to Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA), together with blank templates for an Health and Welfare LPA and for a Property and Financial LPA.

Albert Isola, Minister for Commerce HM Government of Gibraltar has expressed his delight at the announcement that ProximaX Ltd. has chosen to incorporate its company in Gibraltar because of the new distributed ledger technology (“DLT”) Regulatory Framework that commenced in January 2018 and which provides a conducive environment for DLT businesses.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told the visiting cross-party group of UK parliamentarians that Gibraltar will not cede an inch of our sovereignty, jurisdiction and control.

Government have announced that, as part of the STTPP and in keeping with HMGoG’s policy of encouraging sustainable alternative modes of transport, consideration is being given to the creation of cycling lanes in various suitable locations.

A group of just under 20 Peers and MPs attended an early breakfast briefing hosted by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo in the House of Commons this morning.

A cross-party group of UK parliamentarians arrived in Gibraltar today on a two-day working visit. The visit takes place against the backdrop of the negotiations for the United Kingdom and Gibraltar to leave the European Union, which means that it will centre on Brexit issues.

Children at St Mary’s First School have been exploring how sound is made during their music lessons and have learned how to reduce, reuse and recycle during school assemblies.

The Ministry of Health and the Gibraltar Health Authority have announced the introduction of a comprehensive Sexual Health Service to provide a confidential and non-judgmental service. This new centralised service will allow patients access to an experienced and professional source of advice to help them make informed choices for their family planning.

Members of the Public and Media are invited to watch a Ceremonial Guard Mount outside the Convent at 11am on Saturday 19th May 2018.

The Gibraltar Museum will be opening its doors for their 17th annual Open Day on Saturday 19th May 2018 from 10:00 to 18:00, which as in other years is aimed to coincide as closely as possible with International Museum Day (18 May). This year’s international theme is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics”.

A 69 year old locally resident British male national and a 22 year old British male national were arrested for Offensive Conduct conducive to Breaches of the Peace on the evening of Saturday 12th May 2018 following an incident in the area of the London Bar involving a toy gun.

The GHA has recently completed the recruitment of a number of health professionals as part of the policy to repatriate clinical services and to further improve the delivery of surgical services in Gibraltar.

The second Vista-class cruise ship, Carnival Horizon, made its inaugural visit to Gibraltar on Saturday 12th May.

Last weekend a group of fifteen young people from Plater Youth Club took part in a fun packed weekend at Wakana Lake, Benalup.

During this year's Mental Awareness Week, which is on the theme of Stress and related issues, The Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society are sharing its views on how it sees the development of mental health provision in Gibraltar, in selected areas.

The International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition returns to Gibraltar for 2018, with the world’s best photography of plants, gardens and green spaces.

Paul Astengo, Senior Executive Private Clients with Gibraltar Finance who has responsibility for innovation initiatives and is Co-Chair of the DLT Working Group for HM Government of Gibraltar will be attending Money 20/20 Europe as a delegate.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told Members of the United States Congress that Gibraltar will not cede an inch of its sovereignty, jurisdiction and control as we prepare to leave the European Union.

Professor Daniella Tilbury was invited by the UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) to attend Expert Group meetings which took place in Geneva on the 3rd and 4th May.