The RGP has warned that during Sunday’s Three Kings Cavalcade, no traffic will allowed onto John Mackintosh Square from Linewall Road, as from 6:30pm. As from 8pm, no vehicles will allowed to pass along Linewall Road from the junction on Casemates Hill, to cathedral Square.
The 3 Kings Cavalcade will once again sport a designated area with chairs for elderly and disabled members of the community. The area will also provide space for wheelchairs.
The Government has noted that access to the area will be on a first come first served basis, and those who wish to make use of this area can be accompanied by one other person and will need to produce their blue badge on the day.
This year, Her Majesty the Queen’s New Years Honours were extended to a selection of hardworking members of Gibraltar’s community, including; former Financial Services Commission CEO, Marcus Killick, who is set to be appointed as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to the regulation of financial services in Gibraltar.
Following a recent announcement that the Government has installed disabled friendly ramps at all of Gibraltar’s bus stops, the Bus Company will soon install solar powered lights. A trial basis will commence mid January at the Market Place bus terminal. On Saturday 18th January all buss services will be transferred to Waterport Road, in order to allow works to be carried out.
Now that 2013 is drawing to a close, we thought it would be a good idea to look back at our most popular stories on our website these last 12 months. It was a record-breaking year in many respects: YGTV enjoyed more hits and shares than ever and we expanded our coverage of local stories. The unprecedented Spanish measures at the frontier, the incursions and the fishing protest dominated the headlines during what turned out to be a very busy summer for YGTV and other local media. Many stories about the queues and incursions easily hit the 2-3,000 hits mark and were widely discussed on our social media platforms but what were the top four most read stories of 2013?