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Face masks are no longer required at Gibraltar health facilities as flu and Covid cases drop

FACE masks ‘are no longer essential’ at Gibraltar’s health facilities, after numbers of Covid and flu cases dropped across the British territory. Director of Public...

Covid booster jabs are finally available in Gibraltar after delays in shipments from the UK

COVID boosters are finally at the Rock’s primary care centre for the over-50s or vulnerable people in the community from this Thursday. The Gibraltar Health...

Masks are made mandatory in Gibraltar hospital and nursing homes amid spike in Covid, flu and other illnesses

MASKS are back in force at Gibraltar’s main hospital and elderly residences after ‘a severe increase in influenza and other respiratory conditions’, its public...

‘Infection control measures’ reviewed after flu outbreak at Gibraltar hospital ward

A WARD at Gibraltar’s main hospital is in the grips of an ‘unexpected’ early flu outbreak, forcing health chiefs to review ‘infection control measures’,...

Elderly people in Gibraltar can get their free seasonal flu jabs at Casemates on Saturday

A MOBILE health unit will offer free flu jabs at Casemates Square to Gibraltar elderly residents on October 28 before the start of the...

Health chiefs launch ‘Stoptober’ as stats show 95% of Gibraltar lung cancer victims are or were smokers

HEALTH chiefs in Gibraltar have launched a new campaign to stop smoking after a study showed that 95% of lung cancer victims locally are...

Vaccines for flu and COVID-19 offer hope to worried Gibraltar elderly and vulnerable this winter

RESIDENTS of Gibraltar who are worried about the seasonal flu or COVID-19 this winter could be in line for a vaccine booster, its health...

Piling for foundations starts at Chatham Views on old Westside school site in Gibraltar

CONSTRUCTION work has begun ahead of schedule for the latest set of buildings of the Gibraltar Government’s affordable homes scheme. Situs Construction Group started the...

Nearly half a million people used Gibraltar airport in 2022, bringing it close to pre-pandemic levels, minister says

GIBRALTAR airport finished off 2022 with a 70% increase in passenger movements compared to the year before, bringing it close to pre-pandemic levels. Nearly half...

Gibraltar government signs extension to £500 million flexible loan with Natwest Bank

THE Chief Minister and Financial Secretary of the Gibraltar Government agreed to extend the flexible £500 million ‘revolving’loan with Natwest Bank for three more...

Income tax and allowances gets easier than ever as Gibraltar Government adds service to new app

INCOME tax payments and returns will now be simpler than ever in Gibraltar after its government added the service to an online phone app. Workers...

Gibraltar ramps up cultural and business links with Morocco opening office and holding events in Tangier

GIBRALTAR is ramping up cultural and business links with the Moroccan city of Tangier as the Rock moves ever closer to a possible hard...

Gibraltar finally unveils ‘state of the art’ Lathbury Sports Complex after four year delay

THE state-of-the-art Lathbury Sports Complex, called ‘a feat of engineering’ by the government, is now open for public use. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Minister...

MASKS OFF: No visitors will have to wear masks at Gibraltar’s hospital from Monday, health chiefs reveal

MASK rules will be closer to pre-pandemic from Monday than at any time since COVID-19 first broke out in Gibraltar, health authorities announced. From June...

Gibraltar mayor presents public health and elderly care services with Freedom of the City award

THE mayor of Gibraltar honoured the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) and Elderly Residential Services (ERS) with the Freedom of the City for their work...

Gibraltar deputy leader meets US lawmakers during UK-organised visit to Washington DC

GIBRALTAR’S Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia met with members of the US Congress in Washington DC as part of a pandemic-suspended UK programme. Garcia updated...

Elderly and vulnerable people get more time to get COVID-19 boosters after outbreak kills two

ELDERLY and vulnerable people will get the chance to continue to get COVID-19 boosters in Gibraltar after a UK regulator approved their use. The Rock’s...

Gibraltar Chief Minister marks May Day by vowing to fight for workers’ rights

‘WORKERS are at the heart of everything we do’, Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said in his May Day message for this year. The Rock’s...

Housing services in Gibraltar become a little bit easier after they go online

PEOPLE who live in Gibraltar and want to use its essential housing services will no longer have to endure long queues at awkward times. That’s...

Minister captains Gibraltar team at Seatrade Global in Miami that talks with 25 cruise companies

GIBRALTAR made its presence felt at the biggest annual cruise gathering in the world as it tried to attract more ships to its shores. Minister...

Gibraltar home-seekers get welcome news as government signs deal for over 700 new apartments

RESIDENTS of Gibraltar looking for a new home will be in for a pleasant treat after its government ordered the building of two new...

Picardo brands Opposition member a con-man after he calls COVID-19 an ‘excuse’ for late homes

GIBRALTAR’S leader has branded an Opposition member a ‘con-man’ for suggesting the global pandemic and Brexit were an ‘excuse’ for not completing government homes...

Authorities in Gibraltar end legal requirement to self-isolate after catching COVID-19 as cases plummet

HEALTH bosses in Gibraltar will no longer legally require people who catch COVID-19 to self-isolate at home. Director of Public Health Dr Helen Carter said...

Gibraltar stops enforcing masks in hospital passageways as COVID-19 has a quiet winter

PEOPLE seeing doctors in the Primary Care Centre will still have to wear masks in Gibraltar but NOT in non-clinical areas of the hospital,...

New Gibraltar nature reserve website offers more options than ever before for international visitors

THE Gibraltar Nature Reserve has launched its own website to sell tickets and promote what it offers as part of the government’s pandemic recovery...

CO2 emissions from cars and planes in Gibraltar dropped by more than half during 2020, report shows

CO2 EMISSIONS from road and air transport in Gibraltar during 2020, the first pandemic year, was less than half that of 2019, a government...

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