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Bullying is destroying our youth, says child therapist

Children in Gibraltar are carrying heavy burdens that could lead to further mental health problems in the future. HCPC registered arts therapist Nyree Robinson told The Olive Press just how bad these problems can get and what she is doing to help them. “I don’t think we are immune in Gibraltar to

6 things you might not have known about Befriending Bertha

We asked Tanya Santini McClleland about her new theatre production with the Gibraltar Academy of Drama and the Performing Arts (GAMPA). 1. What are the main themes of Befriending Bertha in your opinion? The main themes are friendship, how we make friends and how our friendships can transform our world. The

How a head injury made me see things very differently

If there was one person that linked the chess festival and last weekend’s Gibtalks it was young Stephen A J Whatley. The teen chess sensation pitted his skills against some of the top players in the world only to then talk of the injury that changed his life at Gibtalks on

EXCLUSIVE: How Gibtalks is helping to fuel discussion – Felice

The annual event held this Saturday could be helping mould the way we communicate and how much we listen. This is the opinion of Julian Felice, who for the fifth year running has organised another show to remember for the general public at the John Mackintosh Hall theatre. “Judging by the programme

Walking is my secret, says Gibraltar chess champ

The young man who beat his hero in the Gibraltar chess masters believes walking a few kilometres each day was key to taking the biggest win of his life. Grand Master Vladislav Artemiev, who is ranked in the 41st in the world, pulled off his shock victory with a record 8

Gibraltar youth rising through the ranks to take on chess elite

A total of 11 local young players participated in the Gibraltar Tradewise International Chess Festival. Top player, Stephen Watley, who will feature in an article later this week, faced up to a long list of top chess stars from around the world in the Masters event.At Round 8 Artemiev Vladislav

What does our top playwright think about society?

Six short plays directed by Gibraltar's top directors shed some light on how society has lost its way in the eyes of Julian Felice. The Gibraltar playwright showed off some of his latest work at the Bayside Drama Theatre this week. As fans of local theatre we asked Julian first of

What did Gibraltarians do for Christmas?

On Christmas Eve we went out in the City Centre talking to people about their last minute shopping, dinner plans and if Brexit had affected their choices. "I will be spending Christmas with family," said Clayton Busto who was clinging to a number of his bags along with his smiling family.

Lucky child to get the chance to lead an orchestra

With 2018 nearly over what better way to start the New Year than with some classical music performed by your children? The Gibraltar Philharmonic Society is bringing over the well-known orchestra, The European Sinfonietta, conducted by James Ham at the John Mackintosh Hall Theatre on 3 January 2019. There will be