Gibraltar is getting ready to once again celebrate Pride month this June. This event is celebrated in many countries around the world and is essentially a call for greater unity, visibility and equality for the LGBTQ+ community.
Bayside school’s SEN (Special Educational Needs) department held an open morning to display work done by students following the ASDAN course. ASDAN stands for Award Scheme Development Accreditation Network and is a recognised qualification in the UK. The students have worked extremely hard to gain enough credits for the Bronze Award.
‘This year has been hard work but the results speak for themselves. The boys have taken pride in their work and they will be given their well-deserved certificates in August,’ said Melba Noguera, Special Educational Needs Coordinator at Bayside School.
Three men and a woman were recently arrested by Customs Officers in the vicinity of Europa Advance Road. The 23 year old local woman was stopped in the area and arrested after the search of the vehicle she was driving resulted in the detection of 13,600 cigarettes (68 cartons) concealed within the tyres.
A 26 year old Spanish national resident in San Roque was arrested shortly thereafter when a search of his vehicle resulted in the seizure of 10,980 cigarettes (55 cartons) similarly concealed within the tyres.
Tony Kirkham, head of arboretum at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the UK's leading authority on tree planting, will be meeting with local horticulturists and tree enthusiasts this afternoon at the Garrison Library to talk about tree planting and tree care.
Locally employed man Paul Martin, aged 27 was recently arrested and charged by Customs officers at the Land Frontier for the possession of 0.4 grams of Heroin and 0.2 grams of Cocaine. Mr. Martin was also charged with the importation of the Class A drugs and appeared before the magistrate on Wednesday 3rd July.