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Government will this week issue a tender for the sale and refurbishment of the Old Married Quarters site at 4 Castle Road, a Pre-war building that is made up of 10 flats.

The RGP says it has been made aware that members of the public have been receiving WhatsApp messages purporting to be from known contacts whose accounts would appear to have been either hacked or their profiles appropriated.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, have announced the return of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz who will be performing in Gibraltar as part of the Autumn Cultural Programme.

As part of their Gibraltar 2020 trade marketing campaign, the Gibraltar Tourist Board recently hosted the first in their programme of familiarisation trips for UK travel agents.

A 49 year old Spanish national, who was arrested yesterday evening at the scene of a traffic collision at Europa Road involving the motorcar he was driving and a motorcycle, has been charged with Dangerous Driving.

The Borders and Coastguard Agency (BCA) has announced the successful completion of the Immigration Index Course by Border and Coastguard Officers James Dignam and Justin Ghio.

A Bill to introduce the Damages Act was unanimously passed by Parliament during the meeting of 15 July 2019.

Acting on the advice of the Specified Appointments Commission, His Excellency the Governor has today sworn in Mrs Nyreen Marie Bossano-Llamas as a Member, and Ms Nadine Marie Collado FCIS BA (Hons) and Mr Mario Maurice Hook as Additional Members of the Public Services Commission.

Earlier today, Minister Sacramento announced that the application process for the purchase of flats at Chatham Views will commence this Wednesday as from 9am.

Gibraltar Breastfeeding Association held their yearly Big Latch last Saturday 3rd August at Casemates.

2019 is a milestone year for the Gibraltar National Museum and its team of researchers: it is thirty years since the start of the current excavations at Gorham’s Cave. To mark the occasion the 2019 Calpe Conference will aim to review all the archaeological work which the Gibraltar National Museum has carried out since 1989.

Firefighter Matt Coulthard has been crowned the 2019 British Champion at the British Firefighter Challenge held in Watford recently.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, will hold a Bookmark Competition as part of the 2019 autumn cultural programme.

The Tuna fishing season re-opens on 6th August after a temporary stop introduced on 19th July. The season will end on 15th October, unless the total allowable catch is reached earlier.

A photographic competition to select new images to be printed on Gibraltar Government lottery tickets has been launched by the Ministry of Finance, Treasury Department and the Ministry of Gaming, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Photographic Society.

Government has today announced plans for the construction of a new Gibraltar National Theatre at the John Mackintosh Hall.

Peter Doherty is best known for being co-frontman of The Libertines, which he formed as part of the garage rock revival with Carl Barât in 1997, and for Indie rock band, Babyshambles, that he founded in 2003.

National Day 2019 will feature a rebranded, family-friendly Monkey Rocks event, headlined by David Guetta.

Government have confirmed that a Bill to amend the Prison Act 2011 and the Prison Regulations 2011 was unanimously passed in Parliament on 15th July 2019.

The Gibraltar National Archives have produced a video of last month’s exhibition which commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Frontier.