• CM On Treaty: “We All Want Agreement This Year”
  • CM On Treaty: “We All Want Agreement This Year”

    The Government says it has noted statements made this afternoon by the Foreign Minister of Spain, Jose Manuel Albares in the context of a meeting with Mayors of the neighbouring Municipalities that make up the Mancommuninidad de Municipios of the Campo de Gibraltar.

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Feb 21 - Government Shoots Down GSD Housing Claim

coach parkThe Opposition yesterday insisted that despite the Government’s manifesto commitment to provide homes for all those on Government Housing List by December 9th 2012, during their first term in Office, they have now stated that they will construct only 140 Government rental homes.

The Party notes that during Friday’s Parliament session Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Garcia announced that the Government intends to build 950 new homes, with only 140 of these to be for Government rental.

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Feb 21 - Customs Expands Computer System

customsLast year, Her Majesty’s Customs Gibraltar launched the Automated System for Customs Data Yacht Portal which has effectively managed the electronic clearance of over 700 pleasure craft and 5000 passengers and crew over the past three months.

As Customs’ next step into advancing their technology, they will introduce a simplified procedure for the collection of import duty for personal imports, initially at the Parcel Post Depot and Four Corners Station, with other out-stations to follow.

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Feb 20 - Fire at City Mill Lane

fire4pm: Two City Fire Brigade Appliances are currently working to exterminate a fire in premises at 56 City Mill Lane. Water is being pumped into the building and black smoke is rising out of the windows. Staff of J-Cool Air Conditioning and Refrigeration have been evacuated.

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