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BUILDING ON HERITAGE - Gibraltar Chronicle
Leader of the Opposition Danny Feetham and his wife Julia were delighted to have been one of the recipients of 2014 Gibraltar Heritage Trust Awards. There’s was one of four Individual Heritage Awards given to them for the sensitive design, extension and ...
Incursion questions - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Baroness Anelay of St Johns, has said: “Incursions are a violation of sovereignty, not a threat to it” in answer to a question from Lord Patten on unlawful incursions into British Gibraltar ...
Viewpoint fury as GBC ducks decision on politician - Gibraltar Chronicle
Perhaps with electoral sensitivities increasingly heightened, GBC yesterday stepped into an editorial storm over political participation in televised debate which ended with just local QC Robert Vasquez and a 16 year old set to appear on Viewpoint last night.
Govt: GSD ‘finally against jobs for the ‘boys’ - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar Government has said that it “sincerely welcomes” a statement attributed to the Chairman of the GSD that it will abandon the idea of “jobs for the boys”. In a statement No. 6 said: “The Government since December 9, 2011 has ensured ...
LINARES IN EDINBURGH DEVOLUTION FORUM - Gibraltar Chronicle
Government Minister Steven Linares is currently in Edinburgh attending a Commonwealth Local Government Forum Conference on Devolution and Decentralisation post the Scottish referendum. Minister Linares gave a presentation to the conference on the current ...
Govt ‘taking risks with high spending’ says GSD - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Opposition has again accused the Government of “spending money as if there is no tomorrow” funded by huge direct and indirect public debt. In a statement the GSD said that “the Chief Minister can accuse the Leader of the Opposition of lying all ...
GSD ‘wants more transparency’ - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar Social Democrats has called for more transparency in the awarding of contracts or employment and wants to do away with Gibraltar’s ‘culture of entitlement’. In a press conference at the GSD Headquarters, Leader of the Opposition Daniel ...
Farrell to step down as heritage chairman - Gibraltar Chronicle
Dr Keith Farrell will be stepping down as Chairman of the Gibraltar Heritage Trust at the end of this term. The announcement was made at the end of the Gala dinner at the Rock Hotel on Wednesday when he revealed the winners of this year’s Gibraltar ...
Gibraltar steps up in OECD drive toward tax transparency - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] has endorsed Gibraltar’s commitment to international tax transparency, giving the Rock a rating that puts it on the same standing as the UK and Germany in its ability and willingness to ...
Govt says incursions raise questions on Spain’s commitment to talks - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar Government yesterday condemned an incursion into Gibraltar waters by a Spanish research vessel earlier this week, adding it raised questions about Spain’s commitment to initiating ‘ad hoc’ talks. The incursion on Monday was the second ...
English Heritage ‘supportive’ of Gib UNESCO bid - Gibraltar Chronicle
Chief Executive of English Heritage, Simon Thurley, says English Heritage is very supportive of Gibraltar’s bid to nominate its Neanderthal caves for UNESCO World Heritage Status – the Gorham’s complex of caves. The date of nomination is January next ...
Political row on the buses - Gibraltar Chronicle
The GSD Opposition has said that citizens have approached it with complaints regarding the new buses, calling them difficult and inconvenient. “It appears that access is difficult and inconvenient, especially for those with mobility issues, making it ...
Ince’s Farm anchors Heritage Award - Gibraltar Chronicle
Leader of the Opposition Daniel Feetham was one of three people who were last night awarded Individual Heritage Awards by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust for the restoration and refurbishment works carried out on old buildings, heritage items and sites.
Conservationist hits out at ‘breach’ of planning law - Gibraltar Chronicle
Conservation lobbyist and lawyer Lionel Culatto has rejected the Government’s view that the 2009 Development Plan provides policy guidance, but is not law. This week the Government said that because of this “the DPC can grant permission to projects ...
Gibraltar FA seeks financial expertise - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar FA is looking for a Finance Manager to control the large sums of UEFA funding which are being pumped into football on the Rock. At the moment the finances are drawn from one central ‘kitty’ and CEO for the Gibraltar FA, Dennis Beiso, said ...
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