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Earlier this year the Government announced the creation of four posts of full-time Counsellor for Gibraltar’s schools. A long process of preparation was spearheaded by the Education Department’s Education Advisor (Welfare) Jackie Linares and Healthcare Professional Wayne Barton.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia this morning chaired a meeting of the Government’s Brexit Strategic Group and gave the go-ahead for a live Brexit TTX exercise to take place on 2 October.

Gibraltarian photographer, Gianni Cumbo, will be exhibiting a selection of his photos at GEMA Gallery, after having formed part of the volunteer group that participated in the Charity’s work in Ghana earlier this summer.

Government has today announced it is making a start on the regeneration of Road to the Lines by inviting interest in the renewal of the area with the provision of some 100 studio apartments for low cost rental.

The Ministry for Equality had previously announced it is looking at introducing statutory paternity and/or parental leave as one of its latest ventures in advancing equality and challenging gender stereotypes.

Gibraltar saw the first ever LNG bunker supply within British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) with the arrival of one of the worlds biggest floating cranes, the Panamanian Semi Submersible Crane Vessel (SSCV) “Sleipnir”, owned by Heerema Marine Contractors.

This week has seen the Insight Project continue with local DJ Stuart Santos visiting Laguna Youth Club.

The Minister with responsibility for the University and for the Port, Gilbert Licudi, met last week with Kathryn Neilson, a director of the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB).

The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority has issued a public consultation on proposals to licence the provision of Mobile/Fixed Communications Networks in Gibraltar, including 5G Mobile Communications Services.

The GHA has announced the appointment of an additional Breast Care Nurse Specialist to further facilitate a high standard of treatment and care.

Last night, members of HM Customs FAS Team stopped and searched a German national coming off the ferry from Tangier.

Special Olympics Gibraltar is preparing to stage the 34th Gibraltar National Games from the 18th to the 20th September in what is destined to be their biggest and best games yet.

In February 2019, the GHA launched a national campaign across Gibraltar to reduce inappropriate prescriptions for antibiotics by raising awareness of the issue of antibiotic resistance and reducing demand from the public.

Patients with a painful spine condition can now be treated in Gibraltar, thanks to a new surgical service launched by the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA).

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture has announced that this year, their Book Crossing Summer event is to be held at Catalan Bay, on Wednesday 21st August, from 3-6pm.

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) held its fifth consecutive #FreeTheKnee (#FTK) campaign in aid of Prostate Cancer Support Group Gibraltar (PCSG). 

Students received their A-Level results today at the Gibraltar College, Westside and Bayside Schools. Results were issued as from 8 am (in UK they are released at 9am UK time) to give students every opportunity of securing their University place.

Govt have today announced the School starting dates for their 2019/2020 Academic Year.

Government have said it will renew its Brexit public information campaign with a view to our departure from the European Union on 31 October. This peaked in the run-up to the last target date of 12 April before the deadline was extended.

The Gibraltar Tourist Board has collaborated with British Airways in a promotion to coincide with the airline’s 100 year anniversary celebrations.