Oct 15 - St. Christopher's School Awarded Quality Mark

cbfService Children’s Education (SCE) School St Christopher’s Early Years Foundation Setting has been awarded the prestigious Early Years Quality Mark for their Early Years Foundation Stage.

St Christopher’s is the first Early Years SCE School to be awarded the Quality Mark through the Alliance of Lifelong Learning based in the UK. Kay Turner an Early Years Advisor from SCE Schools said, ‘this is a real milestone; it is the first Early Years Award for any of our SCE Schools and is a testament of all the hard work done by Amy and her team and the fantastic leadership skills of Amy.’

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Oct 15 - Museum Lectures – Tom Finlayson on the History of Gibraltarians

museumAfter the summer recess, the museum lecture series on the History of Gibraltar resumes next Tuesday. Tom Finlayson, former Government Archivist, will be talking about his specialist subject, the History of the Gibraltarians. Tom is an established historian and author. Among his books are two seminal works – The Fortress Came First and Gibraltar: Military Fortress or Commercial Colony.

The talk will analyse the various factors and elements, which have gone into the development of the Gibraltarian as we know him/her today.

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Oct 15 - Increasing Interest in E-Money Operation in Gibraltar – Claims FSC

fscGibraltar’s Financial Services Commission has claimed to be at the forefront of implementing effective regulation of electric money solutions. The Commission is working towards building on their regulatory knowledge to support future growth in the crucial area of Gibraltar’s financial sector. In a staunch effort to demonstrate that E-money solutions are now as mainstream as other financial products, the Commission’s ‘Banking, E-Money and Investment Services Division’ is further developing the internal ‘centre of excellency’ in the E-money sector.

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Oct 14 - RGP Children’s Camp

Following the success of the Summer Camp the RGP will again provide a week for children aged between 8-10 to experience the police.  The camp will take place from Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November 2013.  Days will start at 0900hrs and end at 1230hrs, at the Neighbourhood Policing Compound.

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Oct 11 - ESG to Meet with MEP Sir Graham Watson

esgThe ESG has confirmed that it will be holding a meeting with MEP Sir Graham Watson on Friday morning during his visit to Gibraltar. The group’s legal advisor, David Dumas QC, will also be present at this meeting.

The meeting will review issues raised in a paper recently published by the ESG during the visit to the area by EU inspectors. In it the group decries the lack of meaningful focus by all agencies on the critical and regional environmental issues affecting the health of all bay citizens and the living environment.

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