June 06 - Improvements To Tourist Sites

improThe first phase of the Government’s programme to carry out improvements to the tourism product has come to fruition. Works have already been completed at the Great Siege Tunnels, Moorish Castle, the 100 Ton Gun exhibition, St Michael’s Cave, Jews’ Gate, Apes’ Den, the Gibraltar Cruise Terminal and Waterport Fountain along with minor works at other locations.

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June 05 - New Schools for Former St. Bernard's Hospital Building

school projectFormally announced today, Minister for Education Gilbert Licudi outlined the Government’s plans to convert the former St. Bernard’s Hospital into St. Bernard’s First and Middle Schools. As promised in the Government’s 2011 General Election Manifesto, Sacred Heart Middle School will be re-homed and re-named in the revamped building.

The schools will provide facilities for a sports court and sports hall, which will be shared by both schools, and will be available for public use after school hours. The building will house 16 classroom for the Middle School, as well as a library and a number of specialised rooms for Music, ICT, Art and Science. St. Bernard’s Middle School will also feature a glass roofed central hall, which will be available for students an teachers to carry out social and education activities.

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