"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.

'Beach goers wishing to set up in preparation for National Day will be allowed to do so on the preceding evening, that is, Thursday 9th September 2021 but not earlier.'

The 25th edition of the Calpe Conference, organized by the Gibraltar National Museum, takes place between Thursday 23rd and Saturday 25th September at the University of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be launching several initiatives in relation to the public library and art galleries.

The new Special Needs Coordination and Liaison Office at No 6 Convent Place became operational last week. Working under the auspices of the Chief Minister, the Special Needs Coordination and Liaison Office aims to break down the barriers faced by people with Special Needs and disability, and by their families.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has sent its congratulations to Gibraltarian Jack Prior and Team Great Britain, who have won the gold medal today in the Men’s Eight final at the 2021 European Rowing Under 23 Championships held in Kruszwica, Poland.

Elderly Residential Services together with Public Health and GHA professionals have announced that as from tomorrow, visits will be further modified to allow 2 visitors per resident per day, at different timings.

The Minister for Health, The Hon Samantha Sacramento MP, has said she wishes to thank Dr Autilia Newton for covering the post of Director of Public Health during the month of August.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, and the Deputy Chief Minister, the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP – together with the Attorney General, Michael Llamas QC and the Financial Secretary, Albert Mena – have held meetings in Gibraltar over the last 48 hours with Lindsay Appleby, British Ambassador to the EU, Robbie Bulloch, FCDO Director, EU-Gibraltar negotiations and Hugh Elliot, British Ambassador to Spain.

The Minister for Business, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, has met with the BID task force to discuss the ballot procedure and how things will progress if there is a “Yes” vote for the BID.

September is Suicide Awareness Month and Clubhouse Gibraltar and GibSams will be holding a joint presentation on Wednesday 8th September at noon, at Clubhouse premises on 304a Main Street.

The Department of Education in collaboration with the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Music Performance.

The ‘Our Gibraltar’ annual Competition is currently being held at the Fine Arts Gallery. The event is produced by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG), and in association with the Fine Arts Association and the Gibraltar Photographic Society.

The Gibraltar Youth Service are inviting young people to participate in their #Rockthrifters project.

The Minister for Economic Development Joe Bossano accompanied by Albert Poggio is travelling to the Island of Dominica to participate in the UN Decolonization Seminar and will be back in Gibraltar next week.

Elderly Residential Services are pleased to announce that, as from Monday 23rd August 2021 visits will be increased from 1 designated visitor per week to 1 designated visitor per day to all ERS sites.

Public Health Gibraltar has revised the guidance for small, seated, ticketed events. This means that ticket holders need to be either fully vaccinated with two doses or have had a negative COVID test within the previous 24 hours in order to attend the event.