• Unite Launches Manifesto For A “Better, Fairer And More Equal Gibraltar”
  • Unite Launches Manifesto For A “Better, Fairer And More Equal Gibraltar”

    Unite has today formally launched the ‘Unite Political Manifesto’ for a better, fairer and more equal Gibraltar. Following the call for a general election on the 17th October the manifesto, which has been developed throughout 2019, was shared last week with each of the political parties with an invite to meet to discuss in more detail the proposals. The union says the response from political parties to meet has been “positive.”

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Feb 27 - STM Group Host Fun Run in Aid of Wobbles

stm fun runOn Sunday 14th April, The STM Group are holding a fun run around the Rock, in aid of local children’s charity Wobbles. The run will begin at 10am at Casemates Square and will be split into a 5-kilometre town run or a 10 kilometre run around the Rock, for those brave and fit enough.

For those wishing to enter the 10K race, a £10 entry fee must be submitted in advance, or £15 on the day. Those entering the 5K run are asked to pay either £5 in advance or £10 on the day. Event t-shirts will be on sale at £5 each, but participants must order before 28th March. Individuals who raise more than £25 for the charity will receive a t-shirt for free.

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Feb 27 - Minister Cortes Pays Red Cross a Visit

minister cortes red crossMinister for Health, Dr John Cortes, recently paid a visit to the local branch of the Red Cross to learn and explore the various services they provide. ‘I feel I should be aware of all aspects of health provision within Gibraltar and not just those provided by the GHA,’ noted the Minister. ‘I am also a great believer in the value of the work done by the voluntary sector.’

Dr. Cortes was briefed by Eddie Davies, the Chairman, Edgar Lavarello, the Treasurer and Pat Dalli, the Welfare Officer. He also met volunteers George Martin and Francis Duran.

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Feb 26 - Minister Costa Attends UK Meetings

ministro costaTourism Minister Neil Costa recently attended a travel trade road show in Birmingham, which was hosted by the Gibraltar Tourist Board. The event was attended by 54 travel agents from 21 travel companies of which 14 were independent travel agencies. Representatives from Monarch Airlines and Birmingham Airport were also present.

The companies co-exhibiting with the Tourist Board were; the Bland Group, M H Bland, Classic Collection Holidays, Cresta Holidays, Dive Charters Gibraltar, Gibraltar Taxi Association, Monarch Airlines, Parodytur/Parody Holidays and Superbreak.

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