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Urban Dance Gibraltar is rebranding itself to Yalta Dance Studio (YDS) as of the 1st October 2018.

Mr Anthony Yusifredo, Chief Fire Officer (CFO) and two other officers recently attended the Emergency Services Show (ESS) in Birmingham, UK.

The Royal Gibraltar Police confirms that at about 8am this morning officers attended to an incident at Sea Shell House in Beach View Terraces.

As part of its commitment to renewable energies, reduction of carbon emissions, improved energy efficiency and air quality, the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change, in collaboration with the Gibraltar Electricity Authority, announces the launch of the Sale of Power Tender for electricity generated via solar Photo Voltaic (PV) technology.

Following the launch of the Residential Parking Scheme (RPS) Zone 3 on 26th June 2018 and the scheme going live on 11th September 2018, Government are informing the public that the amnesty period which began on 11th September 2018 will conclude on Sunday 30th September 2018.

The Ministry of Health, Care and Justice and the Gibraltar Health Authority have confirmed that, following the press announcement in May 2018, the Well Person Unit will officially open on 8 October 2018.

Jazz FM, billed as the world’s greatest jazz, blues and soul station, will broadcast live from Gibraltar from Monday, November 12th – Friday, November 16th 2018, coinciding with the 6th edition of the Gibraltar Gibunco Gibraltar Literary Festival.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia today met in Downing Street with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab MP together with Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Robin Walker MP.

"Following extensive investigations into the death of Aaron Michael Buckley which has included Scene of Crime, forensic medical examinations and a post mortem conducted by a UK Home Office approved forensic pathologist, the Royal Gibraltar Police has today ruled out any foul play."

The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be organising the Christmas Festival of Lights in conjunction with the Gibraltar Electricity Authority on Friday 23rd November 2018 as from 6pm at John Mackintosh Square.

The Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society have said it is concerned at the situation regarding the backlog of psychiatric reports for Gibraltar’s courts.

Gibraltar participated at the Seatrade Cruise Med cruise and shipping convention and the 53rd MedCruise General Assembly in Lisbon, Portugal from 18th to 20th September.

The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) and the Gibraltar Hearing Impaired and Tinnitus Association (GHITA), are currently undertaking an initiative to register persons affected by hearing loss or impairment who wish to do so.

The new Notre Dame School at Laguna will open its doors to the children of the north district community next week.

In August 2017, the Gibraltar Health Authority and the Environmental Agency announced that the mosquito of the species Aedes albopictus, also known as the “tiger mosquito” had been detected in Gibraltar, after almost a year of intensive surveillance.

A new intake of twenty-two students, a record high, commenced educational programmes delivered by the Gibraltar Health Authority’s (GHA) School of Health Studies (SHS).

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo left for Liverpool today where he will host the traditional Gibraltar Reception during the Labour Party conference.

"It is with much regret that, for the second year running, the Ceremony of the Keys Parade has been cancelled."

The Seasonal Flu vaccine will be available from 1st October 2018 at the Primary Care Centre (Blood Clinic).

The Government has published a Bill to amend the Animals and Birds Act.