Apr 04 - Main Street Power Cut

bhsThis morning at around 11am a power cut struck half of Main Street for approximately 40 minutes. The power returned at 11:30 before being cut once again for an hour and a half, meaning many Main Street businesses were unable to trade for over two hours.

Speaking to YGTV, Gib Elec explained that the issue was due to the high voltage electrical network fault that caused one of the breakers at Orange Distribution Bastion Centre to trip on an earth fault.

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Apr 03 - Runway Gibraltar Calls Upon Budding Designers

runwayGibraltar is set to host its own Runway show this May. Event organisers are appealing to young talented designers to enter for a chance to win the opportunity to showcase their talent in a solo show alongside professional celebrity designers. Winners will also receive portfolio prints of their collection along with international media coverage in the fashion industry.

The event will take place on Saturday 4th May on the terrace of the Kings Bastion Leisure Centre. International fashion designers are expected to display their collections during the night with catwalk shows in the Main tent. UK designer William Wilde and Gori de Palma of Barcelona will headline the catwalk show.

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Apr 03 - Injured Soldiers Treated to Super Yacht Stay

injured soldiersAs reported yesterday, six injured soldiers arrived in Gibraltar yesterday thanks to UK based charity, ‘Give us Time’. The soldiers, Cpl David Bainbridge, Lance Cpl Joe Fiddaman, Trooper Ben Barton, Lance Sgt Lee Sample, Lance Sgt Andrew Wilson and Colour Sgt Thomas O’Donnell all worked with the Brigade Reconnaissance Force which operates deep in Taleban territory, looking for enemy activity or mentoring the Afghan Security Forces away from the main British bases.

The soldiers, who were met at the Airport yesterday by Tourism Minister Neil Costa and Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino will spend their holiday aboard a Gibraltar based Super Yacht.

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Apr 03 - RGP Memorial Tree Planting

rgpOn Wednesday 27 March a tree planting ceremony took place at the Alameda Botanical Gardens in remembrance of the late Police Constable Josie Guilling Savignon, who tragically died recently after being involved in a road traffic accident in Spain (she was accompanied by her partner also a Police Constable namely Jensen Santos).

This ceremony has been the initiative of Neighbourhood Policing Team No.3 of which Josie was a member of.

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Apr 03 - AzAmazing Event Proves Success

azamazing eveningThis weekend a number of Azamara Quest passengers were treated to an evening of spectacular Gibraltar traditions, including a performance by the Band of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment at St. Michael’s Cave. The event included drinks and local canapés and a brief appearance by the Re-enactment Society who served to show off Gibraltar’s military history and heritage.

The evening was jointly hosted by the Gibraltar Tourist Board, M H Bland and Azamara Club Cruises and concluded with a fireworks display provided by Azamara Club Cruises, before the ship departed from the Port.

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