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The GHA is calling on members of the public to come forward and register their interest to donate blood, as part of its Brexit contingency planning to increase blood stock levels locally.

Special Olympics International (SOI) has announced that their next World Winter Games, due to be held in January 2023 in Kazan, Russia, have been cancelled.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced that the annual Spring Visual Arts Competition will be held from 18th and 27th May 2022 at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery, Casemates Square.

Human compassion is an essential trait for staff members of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where every day they help patients and their loved ones through some difficult and distressing periods of their lives.

"My dear fellow Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar. Twenty-four months ago, I appeared before you live also from here, the seat of your Government, to announce lockdown measures."

Government has confirmed that Gibraltar ambulances will only be able to transfer routine patients for treatment to Spanish hospitals if they are staffed by GHA employees who live in Spain or by EU nationals.

This evening, the Chief Minster, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, welcomed Gibraltarian Darren Victor and his family to Gibraltar after travelling from Ukraine for several days following the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

The Government has said it is proceeding with a permit system for EU hauliers to continue to be able to operate into Gibraltar following the new requirements imposed as from today for Gibraltar hauliers to be able to operate in Spain.

Minister for The Port, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, in his capacity as Chairman of The Gibraltar Port Authority, has instructed the Captain of the Port not to provide access to Gibraltar Port, or any services, supplies or facilities provided by or from Gibraltar Port, to any ship which is believed to be:

The Department of Education has this week opened the application window for Nursery and Reception enrolments for the 2022/2023 academic year.

An Art Competition for Young Artists, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. This competitive exhibition is part of the annual Youth Arts Jamboree.

HM Government of Gibraltar has issued an airspace restriction to Russian aircraft. No aircraft owned, chartered or operated by a person connected with Russia are permitted to land at Gibraltar’s airport.

Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the programme for the 2022 Gibraltar International Drama Festival that will be held from Sunday 20th to Saturday 26th March 2022.

Gibraltar Cultural Services will be commemorating this year’s World Book Day by celebrating the author Roald Dahl, in particular his book ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.

Jason Belilo and Christian Olivares of the Ministry of Equality met with Chairperson Lorraine Olivera and other members of the Gibraltar LGBTQ+ Committee to discuss issues relating to the LGBTQ+ community in Gibraltar and the prospect of organizing Pride events, including a march, during Pride month in June.

The Government has today published a Direction under section 11A of Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Act to allow Ukrainian nationals who are holders of valid multiple entry Schengen Visas to enter and remain in Gibraltar for a limited period without the need for a valid entry permit under section 12(1) of that Act.

"Today’s actions by Russia, launching a full-scale invasion of a sovereign, democratic nation without any provocation or reasonable excuse, is nothing short of appalling."

The Department of the Environment has said it is concerned over vandalism that has taken place in Gibraltar’s parks.

Gibraltar Cultural Services has hosted twenty school classes from six educational establishments as part of the 2022 Youth Arts Jamboree programme, with tours of the Street Art Mural walk, GEMA Gallery and the Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery.

HM Government of Gibraltar has announced the launch of the Register of Property Occupation on Thursday 24th February 2022 by the commencement of the Register of Property Occupation Act 2021.