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The Ministry of Transport has announced the installation of a new mobility scooter charging point at Casemates Square, opposite the International Commercial Centre (ICC).

HM Government of Gibraltar on the advice of the Director of Public Health and the COVID-19 Strategic Coordination Group announced the relaxation of isolation requirements for those who are identified as close contacts to positive cases of COVID-19.

In line with the UK Government, HM Government of Gibraltar has introduced a simplified system for international travel effective from Monday 4th October 2021.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has tested positive for COVID-19 upon his return from the United Kingdom. Mrs Picardo, who travelled with the Chief Minister, has tested negative.

World Heart Day is a global campaign where individuals, families, communities and Governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others.

A variety of top quality and international-standard facilities are now available for community use via the GSLA’s Community Use Scheme, which invites locally registered sports clubs and associations and fitness groups to book them for their activities.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be hosting a dedicated bookshop for the duration of Literature Week, at the John Mackintosh Hall, from the 8th to the 13th of November 2021.

HM Government of Gibraltar has announced simplified rules for COVID-19 self-isolation, on the advice of the Director of Public Health and the COVID-19 Strategic Coordination Group.

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo MP QC addressed guests at the Labour Party conference in Brighton on Monday at the traditional Gibraltar reception.

Now in its 20th year, M.O. Productions is inviting entries for participation at the annual Gibraltar International Dance Festival.

The Gibraltar Citizens Advice Bureau organised Child Inclusive Mediation training which took place on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd September 2021. This training was funded by the Ministry for Justice.

Vanguard Cave in the Gorham’s Cave Complex World Heritage Site has lived in the shadow of its sister cave, Gorham’s Cave. The cave was first excavated in 1997 and a project was started in 2012, with the aim of determining if the cave had passages and chambers that were plugged by later sediment.

World Alzheimer's Awareness Month in September provides Elderly Residential Services the opportunity to showcase the hard work in dementia care that is carried out throughout the year through events and awareness.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD has hosted two separate events at City Hall in conjunction with the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s & Dementia Society (GADS).

The Gibraltar Health Authority’s 111 telephone line, which is used for both the COVID-19 response and the Mental Health Crisis Pathway, has now been enhanced to enable people who cannot communicate verbally to communicate with this service via a WhatsApp message.

The Care Agency’s Learning Disability Services organised training for key Care Agency managers and health care professionals.

The John Mackintosh Hall Library today received a donation of new books from GHITA (Gibraltar Hearing Issues & Tinnitus Association).

In the Supreme Court today, a Spanish woman was sentenced to a total of 4 years’ imprisonment after pleading Guilty to stealing around £130,000 of jewellery.

The Minister for Equality and Health has taken the opportunity during Deaf Awareness Week to highlight our collective, social responsibility of including people that are deaf or hard of hearing in our daily lives.

The Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office opened its doors to members of the public this week. It held Clinics in which appointments were given to individuals who reached out asking for support.