Oct 04 - A 20,000 KM Journey on a 125 cc Motorbike – London to Johannesburg for Help for Heroes

help for heroes Former soldier, Will Moore has embarked on a 20,000-kilometre challenge that will see him travel from London to Johannesburg on a 125 cc motorbike. In an effort to raise money for injured war soldiers through the Help for Heroes charity.

Will embarked on his solo adventure last month and is currently well on his way to stopping off in Gibraltar, where he will take the ferry to Tangier and continue his journey through impoverished African countries, as well as a large chunk of the Sahara Desert.

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Oct 01 - Government Condemns Spain's 'Hatred Against Gibraltarians' - Commissions Investigation into Spanish Incitement to Hatred

spanish flagThe Government has insisted that it takes a very serious view of the campaign of hostility against Gibraltar and its people, which continues in Spain.

This follows a series of irresponsible and untrue accusations made by Ministers and officials of the Spanish state against Gibraltar, which have in turn predictably been exaggerated further by certain sectors of the Spanish media and have now sparked off a climate of hatred against Gibraltarians.

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Sep 27 - Linares Presents Gibraltar Fair and National Day Charity Funds

linaresCulture Minister Steven Linares this morning presented cheques to the value of £7000 this morning to a number of charities involved in the Gibraltar Fair and National Day festivities. These included the Catholic Education Service, the Gibraltar Lions Club, the Psychological Support Group and St. John’s Ambulance.

Commenting on the matter, Minister Linares, who was accompanied by SDGG Chairman Dennis Matthews, noted that the charities provided the fair with a unique local flavour. He added, ‘Her Majesty’s Government is indebted to those charities and to other non-charitable organisations and volunteer groups, because of the variety and support they bring to our annual festivities.’

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Sep 20 - Cleaning Up the World Once More

cutwTomorrow sees Gibraltar’s 9th participation in the inspiring global Clean up the World campaign.  CUTW Australia, founders of this great campaign say, “The estimated 35 million volunteers, who take part in Clean Up the World, are taking responsibility for the environment – and the effects are felt not only in the community in which they take place, but right across the planet. Our campaign theme - Our Place… Our Planet… Our Responsibility - highlights how local action – taken by every community and volunteer involved in a Clean Up the World activity – has a global impact.”

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