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EasyJet operated their inaugural service from Edinburgh, Scotland to Gibraltar on Saturday 5th June.

The Ministry of Transport has announced the launch of a new Cycling Promotion Association.

Saturday 5th June marks the celebration of World Environment Day. Over the years the United Nations annual campaign has developed into a global platform for encouraging worldwide awareness and positive action to protect our environment.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of H.M. Government of Gibraltar has announced that ASWAD will be performing at the Armed Forces Evening Concert at Grand Casemates Square, on Saturday 19th June 2021.

The Government has said it is pleased to confirm that it will follow the United Kingdom and commemorate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year with a double Bank Holiday as well as other events.

The Minister for Culture, The Hon Prof John Cortes MP has today visited the street art mural been produced by Gerry Martinez at the Department of Education Façade, Queensway.

Government has conducted a comprehensive review through the Office of the Chief Secretary of the needs and requirements of each Government Department in providing its services to the general public.

"The statement by the GSD about the ownership of The New People newspaper, suggesting it is owned by Fabian Picardo, is entirely wrong."

As part of Pride Month awareness initiative in order to create more visual awareness regarding LGBTQ+ in Gibraltar, the Ministry of Equality has made arrangements to install LGBTQ+ symbols on some pelican crossings in Gibraltar during the month of June.

The Minister for Culture, the Hon Dr John Cortes MP, will open an exhibition at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery on Tuesday 15th June 2021 featuring a selection of the Contemporary Art Collection of the Diputacion de Cadiz.

"I must begin today by thanking outgoing Mayor John Gonçalves for having held the Office during the most difficult year that Gibraltar has gone through in its recent history."

As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Gibraltar Police has recently announced the establishment of its own LGBT+ Forum as it values diversity and recognises the benefits of having an inclusive workforce.

The 1st June is the start of Pride Month, an event celebrated in many countries around the world. June was designated Pride month to honour those involved in the Stonewall riots. This is considered one of the most important events leading to the Gay liberation movement.

Elderly Residential Services have announced that following Public Health advice, it will be moving towards Phase 5 of its COVID-19 De-escalation plan.

A 48-year-old woman was remanded in custody yesterday after she was arrested by HM Customs for possession of cannabis resin related to two separate incidents.

The Political Council of the Leaders of the UK Overseas Territories gathered virtually for a lengthy discussion about matters of common interest. This meeting is normally preparatory to a full engagement with the United Kingdom Government through the Joint Ministerial Council with the Overseas Territories.

The annual Short Story Competition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle attracted a total of 431 entries from children in School Years 4 to 13 and adults.

The Minister for Education, the Hon Prof John Cortes today met with representatives of parents of children at St Martin’s School, as part of a series of regular meetings where a wide range of matters are discussed, including work on developing a Gibraltar Special Educational Needs Strategy.

"It is with the greatest of pleasure that I stand here to say a few words about today’s recipient of the Freedom of the City."

The GHA’s COVID Laboratory has for the first time completed whole genome sequencing analysis on a current active Gibraltar case of COVID-19.