Janice Zarb recently presented £4886 to Help for Heroes Co-ordinator WO1 Gary Mitchell following three charity events she organised. These included a Quiz Night at the Kiki Lounge, a Poker Night at the Three Owls and then a Group Sky Dive for 21 people in Seville.
In aid of Childline Gibraltar, Service Police Officer, Master-At-Arms Bobby Stokes will next week carry out a 24-hour charity walk in fancy dress. He is offering the chance to win a cash prize to those who donate £1 and can guess how far Bobby will walk over the 24 hour period. The person closest to his actual distance covered will win half of the total amount raised.
Nov 20 - Comedy for Africa – Bringing Some of the UK’s Headlining Comedy Acts to Gibraltar
Bringing some of Britain’s top names in comedy to Gibraltar, the Comedy for Africa event promises to both fill it’s audiences with violent bursts of laughter and raise funds for William Hill’s worth while Project for Africa charity as well as Gibraltar’s own Childline.
Four shows will be hosted at the John Mackintosh Hall on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th of November. Acts include Archie Kelly, who made a name for himself in Peter Kay’s ‘Phoenix Nights’ playing Kenny ‘Dalgish’ Senior. Archie has since become a headlining act in a gamut of well know clubs around the UK, including Manchester’s ‘The Comedy Store’. Archie incorporates his Northern wit and razor sharp song parodies into his stand-up. He has formerly toured with Paddy McGuinness and Peter Kay.
Nov 20 - Rotary Club Donation After Philippines Disaster
Following the recent typhoon in the Philippines, the Rotary Club of Gibraltar has this week made a £2,000 donation to 'ShelterBox'. This is an international disaster relief charity specialising in emergency shelter provision for people in times of crisis.
The committee of Maroc Atlas held a darts stall at the Fair this summer where money was raised for two charities: Gibmission Africa and Special Olympics Gibraltar. Maroc Atlas is Gibraltar's only 4x4 Club, and was formed in 1994 as a Solidarity group taking supplies to children in the remotest parts of Morocco.
Nov 12 - Gibraltar Methodist Minister Climbs Kilimajaro to Raise Funds for Vine Trust
The seventh and final member of the Vine Trust Gibraltar work party team has returned home from Tanzania. Methodist Minister, Fidel Patron joined the other six work-party volunteers from Gibraltar to help on community projects near Moshi in northern Tanzania. During the two-week long trip the team worked on two schools, which are attended by a large number of orphans, and built a home for a disabled father and his family. As well as lending his support to the construction work, Fidel also opted to climb Mount Kilimanjaro during his trip.
Oct 28 - Gibraltar Volunteers Return From Tanzania After ‘Life-Changing Experience’
Vine Trust Gibraltar’s six-strong volunteer work party have returned from their trip to northern Tanzania. During their two week stay in the African country, they helped to build a 3 roomed home for a disabled father and his family, helped to build a children’s home for 32 orphans who attend a nearby school and created a covered eating and play area at another school.
In an effort to celebrate the ability and talents of to Down’s Syndrome through Down’s Syndrome Awareness month,
With October covering Down’s Syndrome awareness month, retailer F&F, along with local photographer Bianca Baglietto, celebrated the abilities and talents of six year old Mara Mahtani through a photoshoot, during which Mara was able to wear a selection of new outfits given to her by F&F.