Gibraltar is set to host its own Runway show this May. Event organisers are appealing to young talented designers to enter for a chance to win the opportunity to showcase their talent in a solo show alongside professional celebrity designers. Winners will also receive portfolio prints of their collection along with international media coverage in the fashion industry.
The event will take place on Saturday 4th May on the terrace of the Kings Bastion Leisure Centre. International fashion designers are expected to display their collections during the night with catwalk shows in the Main tent. UK designer William Wilde and Gori de Palma of Barcelona will headline the catwalk show.
As reported yesterday, six injured soldiers arrived in Gibraltar yesterday thanks to UK based charity, ‘Give us Time’. The soldiers, Cpl David Bainbridge, Lance Cpl Joe Fiddaman, Trooper Ben Barton, Lance Sgt Lee Sample, Lance Sgt Andrew Wilson and Colour Sgt Thomas O’Donnell all worked with the Brigade Reconnaissance Force which operates deep in Taleban territory, looking for enemy activity or mentoring the Afghan Security Forces away from the main British bases.
The soldiers, who were met at the Airport yesterday by Tourism Minister Neil Costa and Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino will spend their holiday aboard a Gibraltar based Super Yacht.
On Wednesday 27 March a tree planting ceremony took place at the Alameda Botanical Gardens in remembrance of the late Police Constable Josie Guilling Savignon, who tragically died recently after being involved in a road traffic accident in Spain (she was accompanied by her partner also a Police Constable namely Jensen Santos).
This ceremony has been the initiative of Neighbourhood Policing Team No.3 of which Josie was a member of.
This weekend a number of Azamara Quest passengers were treated to an evening of spectacular Gibraltar traditions, including a performance by the Band of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment at St. Michael’s Cave. The event included drinks and local canapés and a brief appearance by the Re-enactment Society who served to show off Gibraltar’s military history and heritage.
The evening was jointly hosted by the Gibraltar Tourist Board, M H Bland and Azamara Club Cruises and concluded with a fireworks display provided by Azamara Club Cruises, before the ship departed from the Port.
The Financial Services Commission has released an app aimed at keeping local firms up to date with regulatory developments. Keen to keep up to date with ever shifting online technologies, the FSC already uses Twitter, RSS Feeds, blogs and Facebook in order for companies to remain in the loop with regulation.
The App has been developed by local Alan Pereira and serves to integrate all this information onto smart phones and tablet devices, which will prove particularly useful for those who are blocked from entering certain sites whilst at work.
With regards to the recent shooting incident at Europa Point, 38-year-old Mark Galia has been arrested by the RGP on suspicion of Fraud by False Representation, and attempting to pervert the course of public justice.
Mr. Galia of 9 Sea Daffodil House Waterport Terraces has been charged with three counts of Fraud by False Representation and one count of Doing an Act tending and intending to pervert the course of public justice. He will appear before the court tomorrow morning at 10am.
Last Thursday, as a result of a request from family members, a squad of Police Officers wearing protective equipment had to forcibly execute a search warrant under the Crimes Act in a residence.
The family of the detained person made the request after the man began behaving in an aggressive manner and habitually abusing controlled drugs. The inidivdual became increasing violent towards the officers that detained him.
The Laguna Youth Club’s Easter Fun Day and Community Event, with the support of the Laguna Tenants Group and the Royal Gibraltar Police, took place on Saturday 23 March.
The idea for this event came about over a month ago and, after a lot of planning and effort, the youth club, in conjunction with the Tenant’s Association and RGP, were able to deliver what was unquestionably an enjoyable day for all.