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.
During the last couple of months the Gibraltar Youth Service has been working very closely with the Rotary Club. Young people from the Youth Centre carried out a presentation to Rotary Club members in the hope of securing extra funding for an upcoming Wales Youth Exchange.
SSAFA Gibraltar will hold a traditional Clotted Cream Tea Party at the Convent Cloisters on Saturday 7th June. There will be two sessions, one in the morning at 11.00 – 12.30 and an afternoon session from 1.30 – 3.00.