PSOE ex-MPs in bid to kick-start return to dialogue

Yesterday, 24th July 2014 - by Dominique Searle

DIALOGUE TROIKA: Pepe Carracao, Rafael Roman and Salvador de la Encina.

A trio of the key Campo figures in the 2004 process that led to the now defunct tripartite talks – Gibraltar, UK and Spain - have issued a joint declaration in Spain calling for the Madrid government to ease off at the frontier and for Gibraltar to engage in a gesture towards regional co-operation.Former PSOE MPs ex senator Pepe Carracao, Rafael Roman the former president of the Diputacion de Cadiz and Salvador de la Encina are calling on the Spanish public to back a petition urging a change of direction in the current stalemate and a return to a more productive dialogue.

 

Calpe wins gold in Nottingham

Yesterday, 24th July 2014 - by Mark Viales

Seven young local athletes have won gold and silver medals in the Junior British National Championships for rowing in Nottingham last weekend.

Govt and GSD in high voltage subsidy row

Yesterday, 24th July 2014

The Gibraltar Government has said that had the GSD retained power in December 2011, the cost of electricity in Gibraltar would have increased by about 265% over 20 years.

Facing up to social media

Yesterday, 24th July 2014 - by Eyleen Sheil

RGP Superintendent Richard Ullger has said that by simply liking certain types of comments or if you favourite a hate crime comment on Twitter means you are agreeing with it. If you share or retweet these comments, you are aiding and abetting in the hate crime, as well as giving it more exposure.  

Flower honoured as Gib athletes ready for Commonwealth Games

Yesterday, 24th July 2014 - by Alice Mascarenhas

Education Minister Gilbert Licudi meets athletes, coaches and officials from team Gibraltar at the Athletes Village and congratulates Charlie Flower on his award.

Charlie Flower was yesterday presented with the CGF, the Order of Merit for services to the Commonwealth Games movement, by the Commonwealth Games Federation in Glasgow.

Hearing loss awareness campaign at Casemates

Yesterday, 24th July 2014

The Ministry for Equality, together with the Ministry for Health, the Ministry for Culture and The Gibraltar Hearing Impaired and Tinnitus Association (GHITA) have been working together towards an awareness campaign highlighting the damage that can be caused from exposure to loud noises, known as Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).An awareness has been organised for today with members of the respective departments and GHITA at Casemates today from 10am to 2pm. 

Youth Exchange gives Welsh youngsters a taste of Gibraltar

Yesterday, 24th July 2014 - by Mark Viales

Mayor Adolfo Canepa and Deputy Mayor Kaiane Aldorino hosted a reception at the City Hall for the youth exchange Welsh group currently in Gibraltar. The photograph also includes the local youngsters visiting Wales next week.
 

A youth club from Prestatyn in Wales is in Gibraltar this week as part of the Youth Centre’s Youth Exchange programme. Numerous events designed to impart Gibraltarian culture have been organised and the group was hosted to a reception at the City Hall by the Mayor of Gibraltar Adolfo Canepa and his Deputy Kaiane Aldorino.

Beaches ensure accessibility for all

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 - by Mark Viales

 The Minister for Tourism, Neil Costa, and Minister for Equality Samantha Sacramento unveiled the second phase of works to improve facilities at all local beaches.

Margallo tells Hammond Spain only seeking compliance with law

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 - by Dominique Searle

Spain’s Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo yesterday congratulated Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on his recent appointment. He then insisted to him that Spain’s action is simply to seek compliance with legal obligations. And he called for dialogue. 

Govt releases 1999 Manx Energy Report

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

YOUNG LOCAL INTEREST IN GFA SUMMER SCHOOL

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

 Hundred turned up at the Victoria Stadium for the opening day, of four, of this year’s GFA Summer School. They were addressed by GFA ‘Grassroots’ Manager Leslie Asquez, who assigned them in small groups to the coaches and they were all soon in action in small-sided sessions all around the Stadium main pitch ‘Jyske’ goals – ‘warming –up’ and skills sessions before playing – which is what they came for. The School continues until Friday lunchtime when they will all receive their awards