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19:47

Gibraltar

Gorham's Cave is out of bounds for visitors

Debbie Bartlett

Following two incursions this week by kayakers into the Gorham's Cave complex, which is a protected World Heritage Site, the authorities have issued a reminder that it is an offence to land on Governor's Beach and/or access the caves. The penalties r

19:25

Gibraltar

Brexit rears its head again with Specialised Committee meeting

DEBBIE BARTLETT

...transition period which is due to expire on 31 December this year, despite the EU indicating this week that it would be prepared to accept a two-year extension if the UK so wished. Attorney General M. Llamas.SUR Gibraltar is, of course, affected by ... first Specialised Committee on Gibraltar, which was established under the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, met for the first time, by videoconference This is one of six such committees that were established by the Withdrawal Treaty. The others are on ... Northern Ireland, the Sovereign Bases in Cyprus, Citizens' Rights, Financial Provisions and Other Separation Provisions. The Committee on Gibraltar, and all the others, comprise officials from the UK and the EU, which are the two signatories. The

19:29

Gibraltar

The silver lining in the Covid-19 cloud

Debbie Bartlett

Coronavirus has become a dreaded word for people all over the world but, as the saying goes, every cloud has a silver lining and some good has come out of the Covid-19 crisis in the shape of eight-year-old Jake Torres from Gibraltar, who has written ... and supporters live in or are from Gibraltar, and most of its fundraising events take place there. It has recently distributed 40 wash kits to the Regent Village community in Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the coronavirus. Rifcom ... (www.rifcom.org) was set up by volunteers in Gibraltar and Spain who in 2008, after witnessing at first hand the poverty among communities in the Moroccan Rif mountains, decided to do something to help. And as its name suggests, the Helpmelearnafrica charity

13:55

Gibraltar

Gibraltar postage rates to go up next month

SUR

Postage will be more expensive in Gibraltar from 1 June as rates are to be put up for the first time since 2014. Standard local post up to 50g will cost 30 pence, and 60 pence for letters to Spain. An air mail letter weighing less than 20g to

16:24

Gibraltar

New Governor of Gibraltar appointed

Debbie Bartlett

It was announced this week that the new Governor of Gibraltar is to be Vice-Admiral Sir David Steel KBE, DL, who will be taking up his new post in June. Sir David retired from a full career in the Royal Navy as a Vice Admiral and as Second Sea ... Lord, and like Gibraltar's chief minister Fabian Picardo, is also a Master of the Bench at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, one of four Inns of Court in England and Wales. In response to the announcement, the Gibraltar government issued a ... statement welcoming the news, and Mr Picardo said all in Gibraltar would be looking forward to welcoming Sir David to the Rock next month.

16:22

Gibraltar

Gibraltar continues to ease the lockdown restrictions

Debbie Bartlett

With the number of active Covid-19 cases down to low single figures for some time, Gibraltar is now taking further steps to 'Unlock The Rock' from the strict restrictions which have been in force for over two months. Phase 2 of the plan began on ... Monday and from today, Friday 22 May, people are still advised to stay at home but are no longer obliged to do so other than for certain essential purposes. All being well, Phase 3 is due to begin on 1 June, when Gibraltar will formally stand down from

16:34

Gibraltar

Gibraltar museum's virtual Open Day was a great success

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar National Museum may have been closed, but nothing was going to stop it holding its annual Open Day and the virtual version proved a huge success. On the day its Facebook site had a reach of 15,745, which was 152 per cent up on the ... restrictions are lifted. There is also good news for those in Gibraltar who want to visit the museum in person: this will soon be possible but by appointment only.

17:10

LifeStyle

22 May 1940: Gibraltar is evacuated in the Second World War

Debbie Bartlett

It is a largely unknown fact that during WW2 the British government decided to turn Gibraltar into a fortress to stop Hitler and Franco seizing it, and ordered all women, children, the elderly and infirm to be evacuated to make room for the troops. ... the ships with food and water, and the evacuees were physically forced on board. The problem was that Britain didn't know what to do with them. Refused permission to disembark in Gibraltar, they were forced to travel across the Atlantic to avoid the ... the war was over, due to lack of accommodation and medical facilities, the Gibraltar authorities had to stagger the repatriation of the people, and it took until 1951 to bring them all home. Many Gibraltarians in London were moved to Northern Ireland

21:29

Gibraltar

Easter eggs delivered to local pensioners

Debbie Bartlett

This is a difficult time and there may be a lockdown in force but Easter just wouldn't seem like Easter without chocolate eggs and any residents of the four 'pensioner estates' in Gibraltar who were worried about missing out found their fears were ... unfounded. Thanks to the generosity of the local branch of Marks & Spencer, Easter eggs and other goodies were delivered to their homes for them to enjoy. Gibraltar's Minister for Housing, Steven Linares, said he was very grateful to Marks & Spencer for

20:26

Gibraltar

Gib chief minister sends out messages to the Queen and Boris Johnson

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, sent a message to the Queen after her televised message on Sunday evening, saying her speech had been gratefully received "as we too rally together and brave this storm to protect our loved ones".

18:24

Gibraltar

Art in Gibraltar can be enjoyed by all online

Debbie Bartlett

Art lovers need not feel deprived by the lockdown restrictions as online tours are now available of the Mario Finlayson National Gallery, with special interviews and commentary. The tours can be accessed at 11am on Fridays via the Gibraltar ... Azagury and Rudecindo Mannia in June. The chance to enjoy works of art online is something positive to have come out of the lockdown restrictions affecting so many countries, and Gibraltar is now planning to prepare similar online exhibitions in future.

19:04

Gibraltar

Vandals blamed for damage Moorish castle lighting

Debbie Bartlett

The iconic Moorish castle in Gibraltar is illuminated in blue every evening in tribute to the health workers and essential services, but on Tuesday night some of the lighting didn't appear to be working and when technicians went to investigate they

13:38

Gibraltar

Gibraltar plans to test entire population for Covid-19 antibodies

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar government looks set to become the first in the world to test its entire community for antibodies to Covid-19. The testing will be carried out by consent but the greater the number of people who agree to the simple blood test, the ... more information the authorities will have about the spread and extent of the virus in Gibraltar and this will assist them in planning for any similar situations which could arise in the future. Earlier this week, Acting Medical Director Dr Krishna ... the virus, bearing in mind that many people will have suffered very slight symptoms and been unaware that they were Covid-19 positive. The tests may also help the authorities to know when coronavirus first appeared in Gibraltar, as some people

18:41

Gibraltar

Cruise liner coming to take on fuel

Debbie Bartlett

Cruise ships are no longer able to visit Gibraltar, but the World Dream will be coming on Saturday 21 March for a purely technical call. The ship is carrying no passengers and the crew will not be permitted to disembark, nor will shore-based

18:37

Gibraltar

Flights cancelled due to travel restrictions

Debbie Bartlett

Easyjet cancelled its flight from Bristol to Gibraltar on Thursday, apparently because of a lack of demand for the service. The airline also contacted passengers due to fly to or from Gatwick and Manchester to say their flights have been ... cancelled. Royal Air Maroc, which flies from Tangier to Gibraltar, has also suspended all international flights.

13:12

Local

SUR in English print edition out as usual this Friday

SUR in English

Despite the coronavirus lockdown the free print edition of SUR in English is out as usual for readers to pick up every Friday. Spain's state of alarm decree includes newspapers among those essential products that people are permitted to go out for.

14:29

Gibraltar

Gibraltar steps up action after first coronavirus case confirmed

Debbie Bartlett gibraltar

A case of coronavirus, or COVID-19, was confirmed in Gibraltar on Tuesday and the authorities stepped up their actions to try to prevent the risk of the illness spreading. The patient's identity has not been revealed to protect his privacy, but it ... is known that he and his partner had been to northern Italy and had no symptoms when they arrived back in Gibraltar. They are in self-isolation and he is said to be recovering well. The government issued a statement following the confirmation, ... explaining that the young couple had not been in the category of people that Public Health England advised should be tested for the virus. They returned to Gibraltar from northern Italy before the date that Public Health England advised was relevant for

14:09

National

UK government seeks to reassure Brits about residency and travel

Jennie Rhodes

...that there were still "limited flights" from Madrid, Barcelona and Gibraltar, but that the UK government is not providing repatriation flights. Many Britons who used a recent virtual drop-in session to find out about flights said they were concerned

12:47

Gibraltar

Gib government's plea for people to shop sensibly

Debbie Bartlett

With shops as crowded "as Christmas" according to some reports following their reopening this week, the government has called for people to shop sensibly and comply with the lockdown, as restrictions are still in force. Police officers are to patro

12:38

Gibraltar

Gibraltar aims to go greener with some roads closed to traffic

Debbie Bartlett

Encouraged by the drop in air pollution since the coronavirus lockdown began and the fact that the amount of traffic on the roads has reduced considerably, the government is planning to close some more roads as part of its efforts to make Gibraltar ... greener. The idea originally came from the Together Gibraltar political party, in its election manifesto, and the government has used the proposal as a basis and adapted it. The move will apply to part of Line Wall Road, Chatham Counterguard and ... cannot encourage people to bring their cars to town each day, with the pollution that causes, with the offer of free parking in the centre of town". The announcement has been greeted with a mixed response in Gibraltar. Some residents are concerned that

16:37

Gibraltar

Staff at three Gibraltar schools accredited as Climate Change teachers

Debbie Bartlett

Seven teachers at Bayside, Westside and St Bernard's Upper Primary schools have now been accredited as Climate Change teachers. The course includes topics such as climate change science, gender and the environment, children and climate change, cit

21:27

Gibraltar

Advice for travellers to and from Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

British Airways is still running flights into Gibraltar from UK but the government is warning British travellers not to try to enter Spain across the land border from Gibraltar unless they are legally resident and have documentation to prove it. ... crossing into Gibraltar from Spain to take a flight must present evidence of a confirmed flight booking, together with valid travel documents, to both the Spanish and Gibraltarian immigration officers. They must also go immediately to the airport terminal.

12:10

Gibraltar

Upper Rock picnic sites revamped for spring

Debbie Bartlett

...at the old Willis' Guard room, at the opposite (northern) end of the Upper Rock. The Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society was consulted beforehand to ensure that there would be no negative impact on wild animals or plants.

12:08

Gibraltar

Call for information about poisoned gulls

Debbie Bartlett

The Environment Department is asking people to come forward if they have any information about the deaths of a number of yellow-legged gulls who appear to have been poisoned. It is illegal to kill any wild birds on Gibraltar, including gulls, and

12:06

Gibraltar

RGP appoints LGBT liaison officer

Debbie Bartlett

The Royal Gibraltar Police has appointed PC Allan Bartram as liaison officer for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. He will wear rainbow epaulettes on his uniform and raise awareness among colleagues and promote understanding

19:00

Gibraltar

Gibraltar draws up cautious plans to start easing lockdown

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar government is planning a gradual easing of the lockdown measures which were introduced a month ago, as the coronavirus statistics show few new cases and a high recovery rate. However, it warns that the easing of restrictions will have ... can go for a walk in a designated area where they will come into contact with fewer other people. Gibraltar's over-70s were the first to be confined to home because the virus has proven to be particularly deadly for older people. They are able to go

21:10

Gibraltar

Over-70s now allowed to exercise outdoors in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar government has relaxed its lockdown rules for the first time since they came into effect over a month ago and made provision for people over the age of 70 to take exercise outdoors if they so wish. Several places have been allocated

13:36

Gibraltar

GibSams awareness campaign now on public transport

Debbie Bartlett

Information posters about the Gibraltar branch of the Samaritans, GibSams, are being displayed on buses and bus stops as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the service it provides. GibSams have a confidential helpline offering a listening

13:34

Gibraltar

Entries invited for competition for young local artists

Debbie Bartlett

Entries are invited from Gibraltar residents attending years 9 to 13 in local schools or local artists aged up to 24 for the Annual Art Competition for Young Artists. The closing date is 6pm on 14 February. Entries must be original and

13:33

Gibraltar

Christmas tree recycling scheme launched on the Rock

Debbie Bartlett

Those with real Christmas trees to dispose of can do so in an environmentally-friendly manner by taking them to the Civic Amenities Facility in Europa Advance Road. The trees, which would not survive in the local climate if planted, will be shredde

13:56

Gibraltar

Performer dropped from Reggaeton festival

Debbie Bartlett

...the comment "Gibraltar is Spanish". The comment was made by his cousin. Original Elias and his cousin later apologised and said it had just been a joke, but it caused so much bad feeling in Gibraltar that the organisers decided it would be best to

13:50

Gibraltar

Gifts donated for children in need

Debbie Bartlett

...the public in general. On behalf of WTC Gibraltar Mariela Gancheva, said "We are so overwhelmed and grateful to all the people who contributed to the campaign this year. Thank you for your help in making this Christmas that little bit more magical

20:51

Gibraltar

Women in Business amalgamates with GFSB

Debbie Bartlett

The members of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses have voted unanimously at a recent EGM to unite with the Women in Business Gibraltar association, which was founded in the 1990s as The Gibraltar Business Network. Following approval of ... the decision, the GFSB WIB will continue to focus on providing networking opportunities and support for professional women and the move will enable the GFSB to implement diversity and inclusion policies impacting its membership and Gibraltar

20:53

Gibraltar

GibSams, there to help in the festive season

Debbie Bartlett

Many people struggle with loneliness and different problems at Christmas and New Year, but Gibraltar has its own branch of the Samaritans, GibSams, who are there to help. The hotline number is 116 123 (the same number as UK) and it offers a

21:22

Gibraltar

Gibraltar's Brexit preparations inadvertently help with the coronavirus situation

Debbie Bartlett

Back in the days when Gibraltar was preparing for every possible Brexit scenario, including Britain leaving the EU without a deal, it was decided that the Gibraltar Health Authority needed to be as self-sufficient as possible and less reliant on ... six months later Gibraltar would be in lockdown due to a completely unknown virus, and that the bed capacity at St Bernard's hospital would be expanded with an additional facility at Europa Point as a precautionary measure in case of an increase in ... system and, as a result, the equipment is now up and running in Gibraltar. It can produce more oxygen than St Bernard's would normally need and can be used to fill other cylinders. The Nightingale hospital facility at Europa Point is currently equipped

20:30

Gibraltar

Gibraltar is getting greener with new trees

Debbie Bartlett

Different areas of Gibraltar have benefited from new trees and plants recently as part of the government's Green Gibraltar initiative. The most recent additions are two Tipuana trees along Rosia Road promenade and almond trees, oleanders and