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Embellishment works at Three Hills Gardens in Marsalforn

As part of the eco-Gozo Action Plan, ongoing construction work is currently being carried out to create more space for family recreation at Marsalforn. The work carried out so far on the Three Hills Gardens includes the construction of walls, paths and a reservoir to catch and recycle rain water. In addition, there will be [...]
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It is hoped that sense will prevail at Casa Lanfreducci – FAA

Photographs of the basement of Casa Lanfreducci, previously part of the Our Lady of Victory crypt, show a network of interlinking vaulted rooms, which the Valletta Regeneration project is planning to convert to changing rooms, toilets and showers for the nearby performance space. As may be seen in the photograph above, some of the rooms [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Xaghra

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Xaghra, Gozo, on Saturday, the 15th of January 2011. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghasri 8.30am-11.00am: Triq Il-Fanal, Triq Ta’Ghammar, Triq Maxrabija, Triq It-Tamar, Triq Il-Lanterna and Triq Tal-Gallina. Xaghra 2.30pm-5.00pm: Triq L-Ghar Ta’Ninu, Parti minn [...]
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AD asks government to intervene in ongoing Tunisian crisis

Alternattiva Demokratika has asked the Maltese government to intervene with the Tunisian government to stop the bloodshed in the country. Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika Spokesperson on EU and International Affairs said, “Scores of people have been killed in the past few days. People are clamouring for accessible food prices but also for the safeguard [...]
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Government issues warning for anyone travelling to Tunisia

All persons travelling to Tunisia should note that there have been demonstrations in different locations across Tunisia and that some have resulted in violence. On Wednesday the 12th of January a general state of emergency was declared and a curfew was announced in greater Tunis (Tunis, Ben Arous, Ariana and La Manouba) forbidding people to [...]
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Government shortfall of €49.4 million in 3rd quarter of 2010

In the third quarter of last year, the General Government account registered a shortfall of €49.4 million. Quarterly Non-Financial Accounts (t/t-4) - The deficit recorded by the General Government for the third quarter of last year amounted to €49.4 million, down from €74.0 million in the comparable period of 2009. During the September quarter, total [...]
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FAA objects to desecration of a crypt for a non-theatre

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar said it objects vehemently to the usurpation of the basement and part of the crypt of Casa Lanfreducci in order to extend the roofless theatre’s underground backstage facilities including dressing rooms, showers and toilets. The NGO went on to say that this basement is an extension of the crypt of the [...]
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