Apr 22 - Support for Mental Health

mental health support The Psychological Support Group, the Gibraltar Clubhouse Project and the Mental Welfare Society joined forces for the Wear Yellow campaign to raise awareness and support for mental health issues. On Thursday their stand at the Piazza was visited by Minister for Health, Dr John Cortes, and the Minister for Equality and Social Services, Samantha Sacramento.

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Apr 22 - Gibraltar Museum Presents ‘The History of Gibraltar in Five Parts’

museum The Gibraltar Museum has announced a series of forthcoming lectures for 2013. The series is entitled ‘The History of Gibraltar in Five Parts’ and will see a number of speakers explore multiple interlinked facets of the Rock’s varied past, which together have helped to create the Gibraltar of today.

The series opens on Tuesday 30th April, at 7pm, at the John Mackintosh Hall with Professor Clive Finlayson’s part 1, ‘History of a Beacon’.

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Apr 19 - Chief Minister Presented with Chipolina GFA Shirt

gfaJoseph Chipolina of the Gibraltar Football Association this morning presented Chief Minister Fabian Picardo with his football shirt, to be framed and hung on the wall at Number 6 Convent Place. Joseph Chipolina scored the first ever goal during an official UEFA competition, at the futsal tournament carried out in Nice earlier this year.

Joseph expressed his pride and honour at presenting the Chief Minister with his shirt. He added that he hoped the future brought great success for the team, and more goals would be scored during official UEFA games.

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Apr 19 - Government Reacts to Mid Harbours Estate Committee Claims

mid harbour estateThe Mid Harbours Estate Committee has expressed their concern to the Government over the dilapidated conditions of the Government rental Estate. The Committee has taken the opportunity to circulate their concerns as they have received no response from the Government, on the matter.

The Committee notes that the Estate contains almost five hundred apartments, ‘most of which’ they add, ‘ are occupied by families of kindred spirit, with a desire to live in a clean and efficiently maintained environment’. They insist that Mid Harbours has become a haven for miscreants, including smugglers and purveyors of everything illegal.

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Apr 19 European Association of Airport and Seaport Police

European Association of Airport and Seaport PoliceThe Royal Gibraltar Police will be hosting the Executive Committee of the European Association of Airport and Seaport Police when they hold their 40th annual conference in Gibraltar next week. The conference will be held at the Caleta Hotel. This is the fourth time that the conference will come to Gibraltar. This year will see the highest number of attending delegates ever.

The EAASP seeks to promote international cooperation and advises European and international policy makers on matters related to posts policing. The Executive Committee works closely with the European Commission and is active in working groups on both the maritime and aviation fields. RGP Commissioner Eddie Yome is currently the Vice-President Aviation.

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