The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice to signal the end of World War One “the War to end all Wars”, on the 11th November 1918.
This morning HMS TRIUMPH arrived in Gibraltar for a short stay as part of her scheduled operational tasking.
Two drama practitioners from the famous Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre will be visiting Gibraltar to carry out workshops with students from both Bayside and Westside Schools. Sponsored by the Kusuma Trust, the visit will take place from the 4th to the 8th of November and will see the students explore issues of Shakespearean stagecraft and genre, while also working on specific plays.
In a statement, Equality Rights Group Chairman Felix Alvarez has expressed ‘much gratitude and appreciation for the public position the Chief Minister has expressed with regard to the Thumbs Up Campaign’s efforts in lobbying for the British government to seriously consider the people of Gibraltar’s historical and multiple merits with regards to the awarding of a suitable honour to the Rock.’
The Ministry for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port has announced that the temporary bus service to the St Joseph’s School area as part of the Bus Route 9 will be reviewed in the light of representations received from senior citizens and other residents of the area.
It will be recalled that due to previous representations received around July 2012 from the Senior Citizens and those with mobility issues, the Ministry and the Bus Company assessed the situation together with Technical Services and on an interim period it was decided to extend the Route 9 service to the St Joseph’s area to meet the demands of the concerned residents.