Aug 30 - Araujo Launches Data Collection Service to Calculate Business Loss Resulting From Frontier Queues

la linea mayorLa Linea Mayor, Gemma Araujo officially opened a service office aimed at assisting those whose business has been affected by extensive frontier delays caused by the current dispute between Spain and Gibraltar, yesterday.

Traders and business owners will be able to carry out a questionnaire, which will then be raised with authorities. The data collected will form a register allowing for officials to fully understand how badly businesses have been affected by cross border tensions.

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Aug 29 - Heritage Trust Invites Nominations for 2013 Heritage Awards

heritage trustThe Gibraltar Heritage Trust is today inviting nominations from the public, for this year’s round of Heritage Awards. The awards are aimed at individuals who have made outstanding contribution to Gibraltar’s heritage. Slipt into three categories, nominations for the Junior Heritage Award covers projects carried out by a school, youth group or individual under the age of 16.

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Aug 28 - Record Number of Entrants for Cardboard Boat Race

titanicLast weekend played host to the fifth edition of Ocean Village’s Cardboard Boat Race. Well over £1,000 was raised on the day, with proceeds set to go to a number of Gibraltar sports Associations to aid junior development, as well as the GBC Open Day fund.

Winner of both the Adult and Junior race was O’Reilly’s with best Fancy Dress awarded to the JP Haulage Romans. Best Boat was awarded to the RAF Titanic and the Best Titanic Sinking was won by Life of Pi. Miss Gibraltar 2013 Maroua Kharbouch presented participants with their prizes.

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