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St Anne’s coffee morning adds to GBC’s charity pot

St Anne’s School held their annual charity coffee morning in aid of the GBC Open Day yesterday. Being held in the new school for the first time, children from the choir took advantage of the large dining hall and put on a show for all the parents who had come to support the event. Also...

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New NASUWT General Secretary announced

Following the conclusion of the nomination process to identify the candidate for the election of the NASUWT General Secretary, the Union is very pleased to announce that Dr Patrick Roach was the successful candidate. Dave Kitchen, NASUWT National President, said: "I am delighted that the NASUWT have elected an extremely experienced trade unionist who has...

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New Anglican Dean for Gibraltar

The Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe has announced that Canon Ian Tarrant has accepted his offer to become next Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Diocese of Europe. Canon Tarrant, 62, is married to Sally and has three grown-up children, all now living outside the UK, and two grandchildren. Ian and Sally met...

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Government moves forward on its Dyslexia Pledge

At a meeting in No.6 Convent Place, several Government departments met with the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group in order to move forward on the ‘Dyslexia Pledge’ which was made by the Chief Minister earlier this year. The Pledge requires companies, educators and governments to value dyslexic thinking and to begin taking positive steps towards supporting...

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Randomly allocate university places to make system fairer, UK report suggests

By Alison Kershaw, PA Education Correspondent Randomly allocating top A-level students university places would be a fairer way of selecting people for degree courses, a report suggests. The radical measure would give students an equal chance of gaining a place at a leading institution, according to a paper published by the Higher Education Policy Institute...

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Spanish PM to be called to give evidence in academic's extradition hearing

By Lucinda Cameron, PA Scotland The Prime Minister and former prime minister of Spain will be called to give evidence at the hearing for an academic facing extradition to Spain, a court has heard. Clara Ponsati faces a charge of sedition over her role in Catalonia's unsanctioned independence referendum in 2017. At a procedural hearing...

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Attendances of homeless people at A&E triple in eight years

By Jemma Crew, PA Health and Science Correspondent Attendances of homeless patients at A&E have at least tripled in eight years, with hundreds stuck in hospitals for long periods of time, figures show. There were at least 36,000 emergency department attendances by people of no fixed abode during 2018-19, according to hospital figures obtained by...

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GFA set for major restructure
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Search ends, but investigation into sailor’s disappearance continues
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Police vow to continue investigations as search for Simon Parkes in Gibraltar ends
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‘No stone unturned, literally’ as detectives search Trafalgar Cemetery for Simon Parkes