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As part of its commitment to its employees’ continuing professional development, the Gibraltar Youth Service recently held a residential training weekend. The weekend involved a variety of learning and team building exercises focussing on an in depth and practical exploration of communication and young people’s behaviour in differing situations and circumstances. The training was delivered by two highly experienced and qualified UK Youth & Community Work trainers.

22 year old Maxine Field is the first contestant to enter the Pageant. She is a Sales Assistant and Beauty Advisor. Maxine is a blue eyed blonde who enjoys keeping fit and regularly participates in Zumba classes.

According to the Spanish newspaper Horasur,  the Spanish Port Authority confirm that contacts have been made with the Iranian National Oil Refinery Company to build a refinery in Algeciras – although not yet definite, as it seems that Magtel, the Spanish Company interested in the project, and the Iranian Govt prefer the Huelva area in which to instal the refinery at a cost of 3,000 million euros.

The Calpe house Charitable Trust has today issued a statement in which it says that it ‘is hugely touched by the fantastic response to the “Calpe House Needs Your Help” Campaign, which was launched on their Flag Day, 18th December 2016.’

The Minister for Social Services, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP, officially opened the Milan Art Project Exhibition yesterday evening.

"The ESG wishes to make clear that it intends to place its weight behind every effort to stop plans to build a new Iranian/Spanish Oil Refinery in the Bay, notably Algeciras.

Thank you, Mr Speaker, Chief Justice, Chief Minister and Leader of the Loyal Opposition for your warm and generous welcome here in the Chamber of the Gibraltar Parliament, the heart of Gibraltarian Democracy. 

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar strongly condemns yesterday’s cowardly attack on HM Customs Officers, who were on-duty and responding to reports of suspected smuggling.

FURTHER TO RECENT NEWS THAT IRAN IS LOOKING INTO BUILDING A NEW REFINERY IN SPAIN - SEEN AS HIGHLY POSITIVE BY THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT
"The ESG wishes to make clear that it intends to place its weight behind every effort to stop plans to build a new Iranian/Spanish Oil Refinery in the Bay, notably Algeciras.

The GENERAL ELLIOT II port launch has returned to service after an extensive service undertaken by  MH Bland
The CEO and Captain of the Port, Commodore Sanguinetti, commented that: