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Feb 08 PDP - Housing And Restoration Can Be Compatible

PDP GibraltarThe PDP totally agrees with the sentiments expressed by The Gibraltar Heritage Trust in their recent press release. The Upper Town is indeed “an untapped gem”.

The PDP therefore welcomes the fact that the GSLP/LIB Government is no longer going to add an extra floor to the blocks in the Moorish Castle Estate. This was an ill-advised scheme considering that those buildings are in such a bad state of repair with damp and humidity issues and would not have benefited with an extra floor. The other issue concerning us is that this is an area of outstanding heritage value and should be restored as such. The estate was built there in a time of great need and served its purpose but now with the present deteriorated condition of the buildings these residents should be re-housed in far better, modern, purpose built housing that befits our evolution as a people. Housing schemes require facilities close by, parking, shops, schools and open areas.

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Gibraltar Crime Report for 7th February

rgpMedia – Police Reports

From 0700hrs 07/02/13 to 0700hrs 08/02/13

 

Arrests

1 Person arrested Possession of a Commercial Quantity of Cigarettes.

1 Person arrested for Driving a Motor Vehicle Without a Policy of Insurance.

3 Arrest warrants issued by the Courts for Failure to Appear were executed.

5 Arrest warrants issued by the Courts for non-payment of fines were executed.

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Feb 08 - Photo Competition Winner – Day 20

the pastThe winner of the last YGTV Daily Photograph Competition is Vera Francis with her photo ‘The Past’ depicting a famous Gibraltar sunset taken from the Rock. The foreground of the shot is taken up by one of the many cannons that can be found around Gibraltar, that date back to the Siege. The reflection of the deep burning sunset on the cannon is particularly eye catching.

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