GSD seeks clarification on Verdemar meeting

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Date : 
27/11/12
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PR172/2012

GSD seeks clarification on Verdemar meeting

GSD Opposition calls on the Minister for the Environment to provide details of discussions held with Verdemar.
The GSD Opposition notes that Dr Cortes met with the Campo environmental pressure group Verdemar on 13th November 2012, as confirmed in the Government’s own press release 756 of 2012, where the Minister [...]

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GSD Concern over Ape Bites

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Date : 
23/11/12
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GSD Concern over Ape Bites

The GSD notes with concern a report in the Gibraltar Chronicle of another ape bite incident on Main Street. It is particularly alarmed by the fact that the incident appears to have been an unprovoked one and, even more worryingly, one in which a young child was involved.
Selwyn Figueras, [...]

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Prestigious international scholarship award recipient to work in the Gibraltar Museum

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23/11/12
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Prestigious international scholarship award recipient to work in the Gibraltar Museum

Dr Ruth Blasco López, of the IPHES (Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social) has been awarded a post-doctoral scholarship to work in the Gibraltar Museum for two years.
This scholarship forms [...]

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Gibraltar in city project

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Gibraltar is one of 21 cities across Europe that has been selected to participate in a new project being organised by DG CLIMA Action in Europe.
This new initiative aims to provide capacity building and assistance to European cities in the development and implementation of a strategy for adaptation to climate change. The training programme will [...]

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GSD Associates with International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

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Date : 
23/11/12
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GSD Associates with International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

The GSD Opposition is pleased to echo the sentiments of the UN in its International declaration for the elimination of violence against women, which this year falls on Sunday the 25th of November. According to the World Health Organisation, at least one out of [...]

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Gibraltar lights up for Christmas

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Date : 
23/11/12

Gibraltar lights up for Christmas

This Friday 23rd November this year’s Christmas illuminations were switched on by Fifteen-year-old Liam Ignacio.

Liam was accompanied by his family and friends, and The Hon. Samantha Sacramento, Minister for Equality and Social Services

A large crowd assembled to watch the ceremony and listen to the girls choir singing [...]

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Change of ADC at the Convent

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22/11/12
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Change of ADC at the Convent

The Convent had a changeover of Aide-De-Camp (ADC) to HE The Governor when Captain Charles Bonefante completed his attachment and returned to the Regiment in his new role as Adjutant and Captain Dayan Pozo joined the team.
Captain Bonefante has thoroughly enjoyed his time at the Convent and said: “I consider [...]

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Governors Christmas card competition

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Date : 
21/11/12

Governors Christmas card competition

His Excellency the Governor Sir Adrian Johns, was delighted with the large number of entries that were received for the Governor’s 2012 Christmas Card Competition. A total of 186 cards were submitted.
Year 3 school pupils in Gibraltar entered a colourful array of cards with various designs capturing the ‘Christmas at the [...]

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CUTW Plastic Monster on a ‘promotional tour’ of the Rock

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Date : 
22/11/12
  

CUTW Plastic Monster on a ‘promotional tour’ of the Rock

This week, the ESG organised a tour for our incredible Plastic Monster to help raise awareness of the soon to be launched plastics recycling service provided by Government with the help of Master Services.
The monster was produced during various summer workshops for Clean up the [...]

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Building a stairway to the Upper Town

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Date : 
21/11/12

Building a stairway to the Upper Town

Gibraltar’s first open-air escalator which will soon be taking people from Engineers Lane into the Upper Town.
Located behind the new Car Park in Engineer Lane, a project started by the previous Government, it is expected to be fully working by next June.

The equipment is on site [...]

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