Childline will be running a Journalism/Creative Media Workshop at the Bayside Sports Centre next week for teenagers aged 14+.
Personal Trainer Jake Wilde completed a grueling 2,500 mile charity cycle ride from Gibraltar to John O’Groats, Scotland in just 27 days.
Riding alone and unsupported Jake managed to raise £220 in cash donations both in Gibraltar and on route for Gibraltar Cancer Relief and £435 in online donations for the BFBS Big Salute Charity via his Just Giving page.
A group of local cyclists who recently cycled a distance of over 1,100km from Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain to Gibraltar presented two cheques, each for the sum of £5,386.56 to two local charities, the Breast Cancer Support Group and the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s & Dementia Society.
New local charity ‘Stay Clean’ aims to raise awareness on drug related issues, including the affect that drug misuse has on a wide range of members of the community.
The charity will focus on diverting persons who may be at risk from using substances that are harmful to their well-being. It will also offer support and advice for any person who may have concerns about their own drug problems or those of a loved one.
This afternoon Morrisons Gibraltar presented the St. Bernard’s Hospital Rainbow Ward with a cheque for £5,000. Health Minister Dr. John thanked Store Manager Gary Chant and staff members Kaisa Pitt and Maria Tibbs for the kind donation, which was built through the sale of carrier bags.