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Football on hold over runway safety fears - Gibraltar Chronicle
Football matches at the Victoria Stadium will stall when planes take off and land because of too many balls being kicked over the fence and causing very serious safety issues. A Military of Defence spokesman said that eight balls have landed on the runway ...
Mapdance brings challenging new work to the Rock - Gibraltar Chronicle
Some 70 local dancers took part in a series of workshops held on the Rock this weekend by dance student company Mapdance. They also gave a public performance last night at the John Mackintosh Hall Theatre showcasing original works from some of the UK’s ...
Police review marine operations after collision - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Royal Gibraltar Police will bolster training and equipment for marine officers following Sunday’s dramatic collision between a police launch and a smuggler’s boat. Police will conduct a review of their rules of engagement and will explore the ...
Government outlines plans to tackle housing debts - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar Government has drawn up tough new measures to tackle the housing rent arrears situation as both the GSD and pressure group Action for Housing weighed in on the debate. The Government is now in the process of setting up mechanisms to collect ...
Chinese New Year: the Lion Dance celebration on the Rock - Gibraltar Chronicle
Gibraltar will see the first ever Chinese New Year on the Rock. Celebrations began around the world yesterday and will continue until the weekend. Tomorrow afternoon the Rock will see the Lion Dance celebration which will start from the Piazza at 3.30pm.
Runway personnel in fire-fighting exercise - Gibraltar Chronicle
Members of the public should not be alarmed tomorrow morning if they see smoke in the vicinity of the Airport Terminal or see the emergency services making their way to the area, as a training exercise is being carried out on the runway. The exercise will ...
Police highlight ‘growing problem’ of online crime - Gibraltar Chronicle
Cybercrime is a “growing problem” in Gibraltar, Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome said as he outlined plans to clamp down on internet offences ranging from fraud to abusive behaviour on social media. Mr Yome, who was speaking ahead of world Safer ...
Monkeys get minted - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Rock’s famous Barbary Macaques will figure on a new series of Gibraltar coins to be minted this year. And in another numismatic nod to primates, Gibraltar will also issue a limited edition gold £100 coin marking the Chinese Year of the Monkey.
Overtime abuse linked to budget myth – Govt - Gibraltar Chronicle
A ‘myth’ about government budgets may have led to unnecessary spending of taxpayers’ money on discretionary overtime, the Gibraltar Government said as it defended its decision to ban non-essential work out of normal hours. Overtime may have been ...
Smugglers ram RGP vessel - Gibraltar Chronicle
Suspected drug smugglers rammed a police vessel during a chase on Sunday afternoon, the Royal Gibraltar Police said. No one was hurt in the incident, which nonetheless brought to the fore the risks faced by law enforcement officers patrolling British ...
Nakamura equals Short’s record of three wins at the 2016 Tradewise Chess Festival - Gibraltar Chronicle
Hikaru Nakamura is the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Masters winner for the second consecutive year. This was his third win of the Gibraltar Masters equaling the record set by English GM Nigel Short a few years ago. Nakamura, World No. 6 and US No.1 ...
Govt uses civil servants as ‘scapegoats’ – GSD - Gibraltar Chronicle
The GSD has accused the Gibraltar Government of using civil servants as a scapegoat for ‘runaway’ public spending over the last four years. This comes as the Government banned all non-essential overtime in government departments pointing to abuse ...
World Cancer Day brings local cancer charities together - Gibraltar Chronicle
Local cancer charities joined forces for the first time in support of World Cancer Day yesterday. At the Piazza the charities raised awareness handing out calendars and leaflets, with a few Westside School girls making a short visit to support the cause.
MoD job cuts unlikely to impact on Gibraltar – Picardo - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar Government is confident there will be no compulsory redundancies in the local Ministry of Defence civilian workforce once the current labour agreement expires in 2017, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday. The issue was discussed this ...
Govt debtors barred from new marina - Gibraltar Chronicle
Berths at the new small boats marina will not be allocated to anyone who is in arrears with the Gibraltar Government or any government entity in relation to debt. The move, which the Government described as an “important innovation”, comes as the ...
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