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Minister for Education, the Hon Prof John Cortes has today visited Bayside, Westside and St Joseph’s Upper and Lower Primary Schools following the start of the new academic year.

Hassans International Law Firm Limited has announced that Gilbert Licudi QC has returned to legal practice with the firm. Gilbert first joined the firm in 1992 and was made a partner in 1998. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2012. 

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced that the public voting for the 2020 Cultural Awards will commence on Friday 4th September 2020.

Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento, this morning visited the Primary Care Centre where she met Heads of Department and senior officials.

The public is advised of the ongoing recall of the following product:

The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage has recently published an Environmental Assessment Update for British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) in line with the requirements of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.

The Department of Education has today published its guidance on the opening of schools in September 2020.

The Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage would like to advise bathers at Catalan Bay to exercise caution when bathing in the immediate vicinity of the rock known as ‘La Mamela’.

Government has said today it continues to work to slow the growth of numbers of cases of COVID-19 in the community and will add measures to those already announced as a result of the continued growth in the number of cases.

Students received their GCSE/Level 2 results today at the Gibraltar College, Westside and Bayside Schools. Like the A Level/Level 3 results issued last week, the results were issued electronically.

Government clarifies the new position on mask wearing in public as from 00:00am on Friday 21st August 2020.

The Income Tax Office says it continues to work on delivering bespoke online facilities for users including facilities enabling users to file annual income declarations and manage individual claims for tax allowances online.

 In light of developments, and in order to continue to contain the situation in Gibraltar, public safety measures will be enhanced.

The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change would like to inform all anglers that as from Wednesday 19th August 2020 at 1:00pm, fishing for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is no longer allowed in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters.

On the basis of the recent increase of positive cases, and following public health advice, the Gibraltar Health Authority has increased its alert status to AMBER.

The protection of the environment and the climate remain at the heart of Government thinking, said Government in a statement released today.

Government has today released a policy which acknowledges the leadership role it can play in driving change for sustainability across the public service, business and local community.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, in collaboration with the Fine Arts Association have worked together on a cultural initiative encouraging Gibraltarian artists to paint or draw portraits of our frontline heroes for free.

HM Government of Gibraltar has said it welcomes the recognition by the UK Government of Centre Assessed Grades.

The Chief Minister chaired a virtual meeting on Monday morning of the group of attendees that made Platinum Command during the initial COVID-19 emergency earlier this year.