Mar 05 - Environment Department Representatives Attend EU Climate Change Event

environmentThe Department of the Environment’s Catherine Walsh and Janine Galliano, as representatives of the Gibraltar Adaptation Working Group, travelled to Ancona, Italy, last week to present the interim results of the climate change adaptation work being carried out in Gibraltar.

The event was also attended by other participating cities in the EU Cities Adapt project as well as representatives from DG CLIMA (the European Union’s Directorate-General for Climate Action). Gibraltar was selected as one of the 21 cities to form part of this project, which is fully funded by the European Union.

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Mar 05 - RGP Launch Recruitment Campaign

rgp recruitmentThe RGP has officially launched their Recruitment campaign for the force’s 2013 intake. This year, the police will make full use of social media in order to further publicise the initiative.

A maximum of 12 recruits will join the force following the selection process, which includes a weekend of intense training and learning the ins and outs of working for the Police. Applicants must have lived in Gibraltar for at least 3 years and have a minimum of 5 GCSE passes, including English Language. Chief Inspector Caruana explained that applicants must possess a strong sense of community and spirit, and must be disciplined.

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Mar 05 - 31 Years of Service

retirementThe Commander British Forces recently presented a leaving gift to Yvonne Taylor, who retired from the Civil Service after 31 years of service.

Yvonne is well known for her vivacious personality and the CBF thanked her for all her hard work noting that “everywhere you have been you will have brought a sense of fun and humour and you brighten our day with your enthusiasm for life.”

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Mar 05 - Gibraltar Regiment Potential Officers Weekend

officers weekendSaturday morning saw 12 aspiring Gibraltar Regiment Officers take the chance to experience first hand, the trials that they would come across were they to join the Regiment as an Officer.

The weekend was crammed with activities aimed at giving a snapshot of life as an Officer in the RG including intelligence tests, personal presentations, command tasks, fitness tests and a taste of Regimental life at a formal Regimental Dinner.

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Mar 05 - Gibraltar Spring Festival Competitions

governmentAs part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival, the Ministry for Culture are hosting a series of competitions. The annual logo competition is open to persons of all ages, with the deadline for entries on Friday 15th March.

Individuals may submit up to two original works. Entries must be submitted on A4 paper or card, indicating whether the orientation is ‘portrait’ or ‘landscape’. Logos should be simple in design and suitable for printing on posters, flyers, tickets or other promotional material and must contain the wording: ‘GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2013’

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