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Ensuring Safety and Compliance: Fines Imposed for Airfield Road Misuse in Gibraltar

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In recent weeks, the Gibraltar Defence Police (GDP) have taken a proactive stance to ensure the safety and security of all individuals along Winston Churchill Avenue (the road leading to the airfield). Several instances where vehicles have come onto the …

80th Anniversary of The Death of Commandant René Mouchotte

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August 27, 2023 is the 80th anniversary of Commandant René Mouchotte’s death. In order to join the Free French Forces, Mouchotte and five colleagues escaped the Vichy Francecontrolled Oran, Algeria, in 1940 by flying a partly disabled plane to Gibraltar. …

Jacob ‘The Pilot’ Completes Gibraltar’s Med Steps Challenge

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Young Jacob Newson, known as ‘Jacob the Pilot’ because of his love of aviation and ambition to become a RAF pilot, who raises thousands of pounds for the RAF Benevolent Fund (RAFBF), recently visited Gibraltar to complete the Mediterranean Steps …

The Minister for the Armed Forces, the Rt Hon James Heappey MP, arrived in Gibraltar this afternoon for a brief visit

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Today he had a very positive discussion with the Chief Minister of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo KC MP. The MOD remains steadfastly committed to Gibraltar and looks forwarding to continuing to work with His Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar to …