• Line Wall Road And New Montagu Park Beautification Concepts Published By Government
  • Line Wall Road And New Montagu Park Beautification Concepts Published By Government

    The Government yesterday published concept media relating to its vision for the improvements to Line Wall Road and the area of Chatham Counterguard, Montagu Curtain and Fish Market Lane.  The plans offer a glimpse into the many significant improvements and benefits the Government is  working to deliver in connection with the restriction of access to Line Wall Road. 

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Sep 05 Latest RG Recruit Pass Out Has Strong Family Ties

Royal Gibraltar RegimentSix new recruits from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently passed out at the Infantry Training Centre (ITC) in Catterick.

Pte Attou (18), Pte Barber (18), Pte Drimmie (17), Pte Dunham (18), Pte Makin (20) and Pte Wylie (17) have all successfully completed  their 26 week Combat Infantryman Course. All infantry soldiers in the British Army must complete the course which teaches the soldier a number of skills from war-fighting tactics through to ceremonial drill. It is designed to ensure that the newly qualified solider is fully prepared to join their chosen unit and is ready for operational deployment.

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Sep 05 - Charity Trek to Raise Funds for Rainbow Ward and Great Ormond Street Hospital

charityLawyer and former Government Minister Fabian Vinet and his wife Genevieve, a school teacher, are raising money for the Rainbow Ward at Saint Bernard’s Hospital and London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital. On Saturday 14th September they will be taking part in the ‘Thames Path Challenge’, a 50km non-stop endurance, against-the-clock trek which they aim to complete in about twelve hours.

Described as a test of physical and mental strength, the Walk starts at 8am near Putney Bridge and covers public footpaths and other terrain through Richmond, Kew, Twickenham, Hampton and Kingston, finishing at Runnymede. The charitable venture has been made possible thanks to the direct assistance of Lombard Odier & Cie (Gibraltar) Limited. “We are so grateful to Lombard Odier and its Senior Management for having financed all the logistics surrounded the Walk,” said Genevieve and Fabian. “Lombard Odier are in effect our Main Sponsors and their help really has been invaluable. It is thanks to their assistance that 100% of all other funds received will be donated to the charities.”

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Sep 05 Sales Of Holidays Continue To Rise

Gibraltar TourismFollowing on from the news released in February of 2013 by Superbreak Holidays ofthe UK that their sales to Gibraltar had increased, the company has once again announced a further increase.

Bookings for Gibraltar currently stand at just over 300% year on year. The company has reported an increase in bookings during the run of the series “Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun” aired on Channel 5 in the UK earlier this summer. In addition a spike in bookings was experienced after the run of two episodes of the popular UK TV series “New Tricks”, where Gibraltar was featured.

Superbreak points out that the key indicator of the success of Gibraltar is that it has jumped from the 15th to the 10th position in their list of top selling destinations and is now ahead of cities such as Prague. Superbreak has over 30 years of experience in providing quality UK and European short breaks.

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