• Threat Level to Remain at Moderate
  • Threat Level to Remain at Moderate

    In response to last night’s incident in Algeciras, the Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC) met this morning, 26th January, to review security matters. The meeting was co-chaired by his Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister.

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May 10 Police Trainees

RGP TraineesThe Royal Gibraltar Police has announced that the six Police Trainees recruited as a result of the joint initiative between the Police and the Ministry for Enterprise, Training and Employment continue to progress through their training programme. Since they joined the organisation in April of this year, they have been receiving instruction and lectures from Police Training Staff, Senior Management, the Gibraltar Police Authority and the Police Council.

The trainees have completed four of the first five weeks of basic training prior to deployment to the Headquarters Division. They have had lessons in criminal liability and law, crime and property procedures, radio procedure, communication skills, first aid at work, Criminal Procedure Codes of Practice and command and dispatch.

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May 10 Laguna Youth Club Disco

Laguna Youth ClubLaguna Youth Club will be holding a much-awaited Disco for under 14s next week on Friday 17th May. The Government said that youth workers and trainees have been working hard to give young people a chance to acquire new skills, including learning how to help out in the DJ booth and tuck shop. They say that this has encouraged them to take on new responsibilities and develop a sense of ownership in activities.

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May 10 PDP Welcomes New Power Station

Gibraltar Power StationThe PDP have said that they welcome the long awaited announcement from the present administration concerning the new natural gas power station to be constructed at the North Mole. They also note that the news has also been welcomed by the ESG who, they said, “seem to have been consulted and are happy with the improvement in noise and air pollution in residential areas that the new plant will ensure once the old stations are decommissioned.”

The PDP say that, given that the new power station will be located on the North Mole, the residents in neighbouring areas will receive the necessary comfort and assurances so that they feel completely comfortable that one nuisance is not being replaced with another.

The PDP repeated that they had for years been highlighting the urgent need to address Gibraltar’s power generation problem as a priority. They said Gibraltar’s generating capacity and aging grid are under increasing pressure to provide an uninterrupted supply. They stressed that this was “a basic and essential service that Gibraltar requires for both the domestic and business user in a modern society.”

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