Two Spanish Nationals were arrested following observations by officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police’s Neighbourhood Policing Unit, in the area of Devil’s Tower Road, by Laguna Estate. The men, aged 43 and 25 and both residents of Seville were found to be in possession of a commercial quantity of tobacco.
As part of another of the Government’s flagship projects, Minister Licudi today announced that the 700-berth small boat marina project, as promised in the GSLP-Liberals’ manifesto, will be constructed in the Mid-Harbour area by May 2015. Included into the plan is a caisson vertical wall design wharf ,which will provide berthing and facilities for super yachts.
The project will include 400 six metre and 300 eight metre finger pontoon berths and will be secured by electrical and water points and CCTV cameras. The scheme came about as a result of discussions between an Inter-ministerial Committee made up of Environment Minister, Dr. John Cortes, Tourism Minister Neil Costa, and Justice Minister Gilbert Licudi, with a substantial input for project manager Chris Riddell.
There was a massive power outage affecting 14 districts earlier this morning. The outage occurred just before 11.00am with the last consumers having power restored by 11.33am. Many Main Street traders had to suspend business during a period when the town centre was packed with cruise passengers and other tourists.
Childline are appealing for support during this Friday’s flag day. A spokesperson said that if they manage to raise £5,000 this amount would be enough to fund their telephone helpline service for around six months, meaning that the charity can help about 300 children in Gibraltar. A spokesperson urged the public: “Please help us on Friday when you see us shaking our collection tins!”