• Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate
  • Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate

    - Record growth in cases: 31 positives in last 24 hours

    - Six persons in Victoria Ward

    - Three new positives are ERS residents at John Mackintosh Wing

    - “Main spread” of virus is in the home and workplace

    - Over 70s and immunosuppressed advised to stay at home

    - Gatherings reduced from 20 to 16

    - New laws effective from Friday to restrict last orders, closing times and specific measures for Chatham

    The Chief Minister this afternoon announced a series of legal measures and new public health advice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the community as Gibraltar registered its biggest ever day-on-day rise in cases.

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Jul 31 - Alvarez: “We Will Take The Pressure To Spain”

‘Equality Rights Group is ready to take the pressure to Spain if need be,’ Chairman Felix Alvarez has stated today in a communiqué to the Press.

‘Simply sitting or standing on this side of the fence is no longer a sufficient option and does not take the message to ordinary people in Madrid, London, Seville, Manchester or any other part of Spain or Britain. We will no longer be satisfied with three-minute and all-too-often manipulated sound bites.

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Jul 31 - Mayor Launches Gibraltar National Doll

national dollYesterday morning saw the launch of the Gibraltar National Doll. Creator and designer Christine Mandleberg coined the idea before she embarked on her doll-making journey, eventually becoming a master of the art. The doll itself is modelled on Miss World 2009, Kaiane Aldorino, with inspiration drawn from a photograph of her wearing national costume designed by Dorcas Hammond.

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