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Community access to secondary schools

The Department of Education will begin providing community use access to the facilities at the two new secondary schools. As from next week, the Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority will be able to provide allocations to various facilities within the schools to sporting associations. These facilities include the two multisport gymnasiums at Bayside and Westside...

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‘Tree-athlon’ campaigner plants bushes with Brownies

Gibraltar resident Gary Evans recently paid a visit to the Gibraltar Brownies to share with them his desire for everyone on the Rock to plant a tree. Mr Evans will be running, cycling and swimming with a tree as he undertakes his Ironman ‘Tree-athlon’ every month this year. He is not asking for money or...

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Busy year ahead for The Nautilus Project

The Nautilus Project has set out its various goals for 2020 and is confident that this is only a small synopsis of what it actually aims to achieve this year. “Our biggest campaign will be to see an end of the single plastic use era and a drastic decline in our CO2 emissions,” said Melanie...

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Govt accuses Hassan Nahon of ‘U-turn’

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has accused Together Gibraltar Leader Marlene Hassan Nahon of a policy U-turn as he collectively lambasted the Opposition following days of political warring. In the latest salvo, a Gibraltar Government statement accused both Ms Hassan Nahon and GSD Leader Keith Azopardi of losing their “political perspective” in the preparation of...

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Scottish brothers beat Atlantic rowing record

By Conor Riordan, PA Scotland Three brothers from Scotland have set a world record after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days. The MacLean siblings, known as BROAR, set off from La Gomera in the Canary Islands on December 12 and completed their 3,000-mile row to Antigua in the Caribbean on Thursday. It means...

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Heathrow baggage workers to strike over pay

By Alan Jones, PA Industrial Correspondent Workers responsible for finding lost baggage at Heathrow airport are to stage two four-day strikes in a dispute over pay. Members of the Unite union employed by Global Baggage Solutions will walk out from February 2 and again from February 22. The union said the workers had not received...

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Number of men dying from prostate cancer at all-time high

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor The number of men dying from prostate cancer in the UK has hit an all-time high, new figures show. Statistics reveal there were 12,031 deaths from the disease in 2017 - the most recent figures available - up from 11,637 the year before and 11,307 in 2014. The rise...

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New laws to reward farmers for boosting wildlife and tackling climate change

By Emily Beament, PA Environment Correspondent Farmers will be paid for "public goods" such as protecting water and air quality, boosting wildlife and tackling climate change under new laws for agriculture. The Government has introduced its Agriculture Bill which will govern farming in England after Brexit, with a shift away from the current EU subsidy...

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