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The Care Agency’s Learning Disability Services organised training for key Care Agency managers and health care professionals.

The John Mackintosh Hall Library today received a donation of new books from GHITA (Gibraltar Hearing Issues & Tinnitus Association).

In the Supreme Court today, a Spanish woman was sentenced to a total of 4 years’ imprisonment after pleading Guilty to stealing around £130,000 of jewellery.

The Minister for Equality and Health has taken the opportunity during Deaf Awareness Week to highlight our collective, social responsibility of including people that are deaf or hard of hearing in our daily lives.

The Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office opened its doors to members of the public this week. It held Clinics in which appointments were given to individuals who reached out asking for support.

The GHA announces further progress with the recently acquired Cell Saver machine which has successfully been used during surgery for the first time.

The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo and Minister for Youth, Steven Linares visited Plater Youth Club today in order to inaugurate the Urban Garden Project.

The Gibraltar delegation has had a very productive few days at the LISW. 'It has been an excellent opportunity to interact with old contacts and create new ones as we move to the post pandemic era.'

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be organising Gibraltar Literature Week from the 8th to 13th November 2021.

The Ministry of Equality have said that they would like to remind the public that expressions of interest for the current cycle of the Women’s Mentorship Programme continue to be invited.

Patients at John Ward joined in the National Day Celebrations.  The initiative was led by the ward activities co-ordinator Nancy Tellez.

The GHA’s Ambulance Service has recently seen a number of Promotions.

On the 28th June 2021, the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, widely considered as the catalyst to the Gay liberation movement, the Minister for Equality launched Gibraltar’s first online LGBTQ+ Survey.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, together with Minister for Public Health John Cortes, met with the outgoing Director of Public Health Dr Sohail Bhatti at No 6 Convent Place.

The Minister for the Port and Maritime Services, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, is in London this week to participate in London International Shipping week (LISW).

Miss Gibraltar 2021, Janice Sampere, has signed the Official Entry Form to participate at the Miss World Finals which will take place on Thursday 16th December 2021 in Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan.

"My dear fellow Gibraltarians, On the eve of National Day 2021 I have received, through His Excellency the Governor, the congratulations and best wishes of Her Majesty the Queen."

A meeting of the No Negotiated Outcome (NNO) Board chaired jointly by the Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton MP and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia MP took place in Gibraltar on Thursday.

In November of this year, the Gibraltar National Archives (GNA) will host an exhibition to mark the Centenary of the creation of the Gibraltar City Council in 1921.

The Government is strongly encouraging members of the public to exercise civic consciousness and community responsibility during National Day.