The Gibraltar Heritage Trust has welcomed the Government’s announcement regarding the release of old properties in the Upper Town for repair by owner/occupiers on a tender basis
The Trust insists that the area is in desperate need of a regeneration drive. They note that many of Gibraltar’s pre-war properties include a number of beautiful features including high-ceilings, fireplaces, bannisters etc.
Felipe Lopez is the lucky winner of today’s YGTV Daily Photograph Competition with his sombre photograph of the view of the Rock as seen from a Spanish beach.
The dark sombre hues of the shot, as well as the hellish appearance of the sky make the photograph particularly intriguing to the viewer.
This morning an incident occurred involving a firearm, in the area of Naval Hospital Hill that saw Police advising residents of the area to stay indoors. A local man was arrested and is now in custody. Nobody was hurt.
Further to a direction by the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority, CTS would like to advise all its clients that we are working tirelessly to resolve the present situation positively but are obliged by the GRA to advise you that if our efforts are not successful operations will cease on Friday 8th February at 18:00 hours.
The hockey team, playing for the Gibraltar Special Olympics group in the World Winter Games this week qualified for bronze in the second division, giving them an overall score of sixth for the whole competition. The closing ceremony took place this afternoon.
Ministers Linares and Sacramento today sent their congratulations to the team on behalf of achieving such huge success. The added how proud they were of the team.
Media – Police Reports
From 0700hrs 04/02/13 to 0700hrs 05/02/13
1Person Arrested for Possession of Cigarettes in a Commercial Quantity Without a Licence.
1 Person Arrested for Threatening Behaviour
1 Person arrested for Disorderly Conduct Whilst Intoxicated & Resisting Arrest
Minister for Social Services Samantha Sacramento, recently paid a visit to Asansull, in La Linea, to familiarise herself with the workings of the Centre which caters for people with learning disabilities of all ages. The Minister was accompanied by the Care Agency’s Chief Executive Officer and senior Goverment officials.
Ms. Sacramento and her party were taken round the different installations at Asansull, which was established in 1970, through initiatives undertaken by families of the affected residents.
Following a direction issued by the GRA to CTS, last week, requiring them to cease operations after not renewing their licences, the Regulatory Authority has further insisted that the company must inform clients that operation will cease by close of business on Friday.