Gibraltar's high reputation on the international chess circuit received a further boost this week with the news that the Association of Chess Professionals (ACP) has voted the 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival the best chess event of the year.
The Bath-based Prior Park Educational Trust has announced plans to open a new Catholic independent senior school in Gibraltar. The school will occupy the current site of Sacred Heart Middle School in the Upper Town.
During the recent Regional Bunker Forum held in Gibraltar by the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA), the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) took advantage of the wider activities surrounding this event to enhance and further develop its expertise. A session of the IBIA ‘Basic Bunkering Course’ was held onboard the Sunborn on the day preceding the Bunker Forum, and a number of GPA staff attended. The course covered the bunker supply chain, from the initial identification of a requirement for bunkers, to the purchase and delivery processes, verification, quality assurance, and potential pitfalls all the way to how to handle a claim.
easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, yesterday launched services from Gibraltar to Bristol.
The new route, which operates three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, is a year round service and provides the first regular scheduled direct service between Gibraltar and Bristol.
This coming Saturday the 25th April the Gibraltar Health Authority will be holding an open access skin cancer screening day.