Following the detection of larger than normal amounts of Polio virus in the sewage of some parts of London, and due to Gibraltar’s strong travel links with that city, the Director of Public Health has advised that a precautionary approach should be taken. A single booster dose of the Polio vaccine will, therefore, be offered to all children aged between 1 and under 10 years old.
For the first time since the 28th July Gibraltar’s water supply is now free from all restrictions. The fire at Powers Drive which subsequently caused all production of water to suddenly stop at Governors Cottage will now lead to a “lessons learnt” exercise to establish inter alia how the Government can achieve greater resilience in our production and supply of water to the Community.
On 31 August, a collision at sea occurred between Motor Vessel OS 35 and Motor Tanker Adam LNG.
Cardboard Boat Race Returns with a Big Splash to Ocean Village Marina, Raising £4,697.49 for Charity
The R.A.O.B (The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes) and Ocean Village Charity Cardboard Boat Race returned with a splash to Ocean Village Marina as a thousand-strong crowd gathered to watch the exciting nautical event, the first since the pandemic in 2020.