In response to the Government’s latest statement on recently revealed vulnerable mentally ill patient, the Opposition has insisted that It is precisely because they have supported and worked very closely with the family that they have established the facts and gotten them correct.
The party insists that the family of said individual has made many appeals to the Government for the adequate support from a Minister, social worker, care worker or counsellor, without success. The GSD goes on to claim that the Government is attempting to turn the case into a party political ping pong game.
The Environmental Safety Group has expressed concern over the bunker storage tanker being berthed in the harbour. The group claims that this has a potential for major oil spill as well as fire and explosion on the area surrounding the Shell storage tanks, the berths of nuclear and Naval vessels and the natural gas storage for the new power station. They are also concerned that this move could increase small oil spills in the area, through the connection of fuel lines.
Gibraltar won 4 – 3 in last night’s Futsal friendly with Malta, held at the Tercentenary Sports Hall. The team’s success follows on from a promising start to UEFA grade Futsal, last May, when the GFA beat San Marino. The team recently attended a tournament in Poland, which served to develop the team and help them gain experience for the UEFA qualifiers in 2015, for 2016’s European Cup.
Due to urgent sewer works, Prince Edward’s Road will be closed from 09:30 Friday 10 January. These works are expected are to last for 3 days.
During this time, access to the upper town area will be via Gardiners Road and Flat Bastion Road. The normal one-way system will be reversed.