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Within hours of the Ministerial reshuffle on Monday, Albert Isola was on his way to London to present Gibraltar’s case at the 15th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (“WCEC”) at the ExCel Conference Centre in London on Tuesday 22 October 2019.

Government have announced that as part of its Brexit contingency measures, it has successfully coordinated arrangements with Royal Mail so that all incoming Post Office mail and parcels to Gibraltar arrive on a direct flight from London.

The GSLA are working with Gibraltar’s Sports and Leisure Associations to offer a programme of sports, leisure and educational activities this Mid-Term - Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November 2019. 

The new Royal Gibraltar Police website www.police.gi will be officially launched tomorrow Thursday, October 24 2019 at 2pm.

Government have announced the publication of the Drugs (Misuse) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, which amend the Drugs (Misuse) Regulations 2005. The Regulations provide for the supply and possession of certain cannabis-based products for medicinal use in limited circumstances.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo this morning completed the exercise of allocating portfolio responsibilities to the newly elected GSLP/Liberal Government Ministers, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia.

Royal Gibraltar Police is carrying out an extensive search for a missing man, UK national James Charles Johnstone 34, who has been living in Gibraltar with family since March this year.

Following yesterday’s incident in which a car containing 5 Spanish Proteccion Civil officers crossed into Gibraltar from La Linea, the Chief Minister called on HM Customs and the Borders & Coastguard Agency to investigate all relevant circumstances.

Ladies and Gentlemen, First – thank the Returning Officer and his staff. Thank you to all the Civil Servants and Publc Servants of Gibraltar who have been involved in the events of today and in the Count.

Six first-level Registered Nurses from across the GHA have successfully completed, and met, the standards to become Independent Prescribers.

Earlier this year the Voice of Young People (VYP) carried out a questionnaire on issues and concerns affecting young people in our community. From the 1,385 completed forms the most prevalent issue was bullying.

Drivers will soon be able to apply online for an International Driving Permit (IDP). Within the next two weeks, a new online service will make it possible for members of the public to apply for and to pay for an IDP via www.gibraltar.gov.gi

The Government has announced that the new Adventure Playground at Laguna will shortly be open to the public from 9 am until sunset.

The new Primary Care Centre, which is located on the St Bernard’s Hospital site with the entrance just next to the main hospital entrance, was inaugurated by Government and the GHA on Monday.

Local Charity Group No More Shame has said it has noted the publication of all three party manifestos and policies on women’s reproductive health and feel there is much to commend with regard to better provision in resources generally for women which can only be a positive move for women, couples and families alike.

The Royal Gibraltar Police is advising the public to be wary of a phishing email being circulated in the name of HM Revenue and Customs UK.

Government and Unite the Union have reached an agreement to review the Supported Employment Scheme currently in place.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has announced that the Gibraltar International Drama Festival will take place at the Ince’s Hall Theatre between Monday 16th and Saturday 21st March 2020.

The Ministry of Equality has been working in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment for the purposes of introducing a local RADAR Key Pilot Scheme.

The Gibraltar Health Authority has entered into a contractual agreement for medical services with Grupo Vithas, a renowned private healthcare provider with a network of hospitals and medical centres across Spain.