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A group of 12 student nurses from the Gibraltar Health Authority are taking a break from their text books and are organising a 24 hour walking event around the track at the Victoria Stadium on the 29th - 30th September 2018 to coincide with World Heart Day on the 29th September.

The initiative to make the Gibraltar Fair more inclusive and sensory friendly for persons with autism, photosensitive epilepsy, visual impairments and hearing impairments has been warmly received by the general public, said the Government.

This follows the practice in a growing number of countries where the use of animals in circuses is viewed as unnecessary and abusive of the rights of animals.

A serving Royal Gibraltar Police Officer was arrested shortly before midday yesterday, whilst off duty, on suspicion of assault.

This year’s Calpe Conference, the 22nd in the series, commemorates the 170th Anniversary of the discovery of the Gibraltar 1 skull from Forbes’ Quarry.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar would like to advise the general public that due to a burst salt water pipe having caused a flooding the Department of Employment offices located at Unit 75, 76 and 77 New Harbours are closed today.

Gibraltar Youth Service is setting up a new and exciting pilot project at the Youth Centre in Line Wall Road called “The Zone”.

Government has announced that GJBS will today have achieved "practical completion of the new Notre Dame School."

A total of 32 parliamentarians will be coming to Gibraltar on a working visit to participate in National Day events.

The producers of MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling have confirmed that Taxi will be performing at this year’s festival. 

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of 25 year old Aaron Michael Buckley, who fell to his death in the early hours of this morning from an upper balcony at Eurotowers, has continued throughout the course of today.

The Royal Gibraltar Police is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Aaron Michael Buckley, a 25 year old local male who fell to his death in the early hours of this morning from an upper balcony at Eurotowers.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, who are coordinating the National Day events with the Self-Determination Gibraltar Group (SDGG), wish to advise the public on several airborne activities taking place on 10 September.

The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change has installed Gibraltar’s first Seabin at the Small Boats Marina. The Seabin is a floating debris interception device that collects litter by drawing in water from the sea surface which then passes through a catch bag.

As co-chairs of The Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC), His Excellency the Governor and the Deputy Chief Minister (deputising for the Chief Minister) met this morning, 5th September, to review security and civil contingency matters.

As the 2018 edition nears, more events have been added to the programme, enriching the Festival even further.

As part of the commissioning and start-up activities for the new LNG Terminal, Government have confirmed that planned venting of nitrogen will once again take place between the 6th and 12th September.

The Government condemns the decision of the organisers of the World Master Athletics Championships in Malaga to discriminate against athletes from Gibraltar by insisting that they cannot represent their country in the competition.

Gibraltar para-athlete Steve Alman completed the arduous The Winderemere One Way swim last Sunday in the picturesque Peak District.

The University is welcoming its latest cohort of students at its Europa Point Campus this week.