Following a shark sighting in the waters surrounding the area of Torre Guadiaro earlier this week, it has been reported in the Spanish press that the animal was caught by members of the La Linea Fishermen’s Association.
The St Bernard’s Catholic Social Club celebrated its 66th anniversary on 20th August. The function was well attended by members and guests. Among those enjoying the traditional evening event were Ministers Bossano and Sacramento, the Mayor Tony Lima and Monsignor Charles Azzopardi.
Aug 30 - Araujo Launches Data Collection Service to Calculate Business Loss Resulting From Frontier Queues
La 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.
The 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.
Last 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.