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The Friends of the Sick and Elderly car boot sale next week

The Friends of the Sick and Elderly are organising their first car boot sale for 2011, on Sunday, the 30th of January, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 8am to 1pm. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac etc and turn them [...]
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MIA registers 12.8% increase in passenger movements

Malta International Airport plc (MIA) has announced its official traffic results for 2010, with an increase of 12.8% in passenger movements when compared to 2009. This increase signifies that the number of passengers at MIA for 2010 has reached the record figure of 3.29 million. Aircraft movements at MIA increased to 28,936 which is +10% [...]
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Counterfeit euro coins removed from circulation up by 8%

The number of counterfeit euro coins removed from circulation in 2010 increased by 8% compared to the year before, with a total of 186 000 coins seized, compared to 172 100 in 2009. Overall, the level of counterfeit coins remains extremely low, proving that the combined efforts of the Commission/OLAF (the EU’s anti-fraud office), other [...]
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€60,000 awarded in grants for civil society organisations

Parliamentary Secretary for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Dialogue, Chris Said, presented cheques to constituted bodies and representative organisations to assist them to participate in European umbrella organisations, grouping, federations, confederations or networks and attending conferences, seminars and meetings abroad on matters directly related to the EU in relation to such affiliation. The [...]
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Hand postmark – 200th anniversary of St Publius statue

For the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the St. Publius statue, MaltaPost have announced that a special hand postmark ‘IL-200 SENA (1811-2011) TAL-ISTATWA SAN PUBLJU Mahduma minn VINCENZO DIMECH (1768 – 1831)’ will be issued on Saturday, the 22nd of January 2011, at the MaltaPost Valletta Castille Square Branch. This Special Postmark can be [...]
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December cruise passenger numbers up 19.8% on 2009

Total cruise passenger traffic for December stood at 24,059, up by 19.8 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2009. During this month, cruise passengers in transit numbered 23,779 (98.8 per cent of the total), while passengers embarking from Malta stood at 138. The majority of passengers fell within the 60-79 age group [...]
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Enemalta scheduled power suspensions for Qala on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala, Gozo, on Friday, the 21st of January, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm.. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Parti minn Triq IL-Papa Piju ix, Parti minn Triq Ir-Rebha, Parti minnTriq San Frangisk, Triq San Guzepp, [...]
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