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Gharb Primary school’s 50th Anniversary celebrations

GC Gharb Primary, recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary. For the occasion a Thanksgiving Mass was said by HE Mgr Mario Grech. Afterwards all the school children took part in a musical where the past merged with the present, highlighting the contrast between old traditions and new modern systems. Retired teachers, ex-heads and Mr Edward Camilleri, [...]
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Toni Sant Book launch at the National Museum of Fine Arts

Heritage Malta is pleased to announce that the National Museum of Fine Arts will exclusively present to the general public an international publication by Toni Sant. This new publication is themed around the arts based organization Franklin Furnace. During this event, which will be held on Friday the 8th of April, the discussion panel present [...]
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EU solidarity & long-term solutions to migrants fleeing unrest

The EU cannot rely purely on its border security agency Frontex to help the Italian island of Lampedusa cope with the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, says the European Parliament in a resolution adopted on Tuesday. MEPs urge the Council to put in place an action plan for the resettlement of refugees but also stress [...]
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Gozitan man held in custody charged with defiling a minor

Josef Pace, aged 21 from Kercem, was today remanded in custody at the Gozo courts after he was charged with defiling a minor. Mr Pace pleaded not guilty to the charges of defilement of a 14-year old girl, coercing the girl to take part in a sexual act, offending public morals and relapsing.
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CABS slams spring hunting & announces monitoring details

The Committee against Bird slaughter (CABS) has sharply criticised the opening of the spring hunting season for Turtle Dove and Quail. "Killing migrant birds on their pre-nuptial flight represents direct and unacceptable intervention in the reproduction of these species," CABS President Heinz Schwarze said, "The majority of the 9,000 Turtle Doves and 2,500 Common Quail [...]
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Teatru Astra to once again stage the musical ‘Ghaliex Jien?

The musical ‘Ghaliex Jien? Il-passjoni b’differenza’ will be staged once again, upon general request, at Teatru Astra on Palm Sunday, the17th of April, at 3.30pm. The matinee performance will once again see the110-strong cast and dancers from the Centre Stage Dance Academy give life to the musical, penned by Joe Chircop with music by Mark [...]
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Malta has one of highest increases in retail trade in EU

In February 2011, compared with January 2011, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.1% in both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27. In January retail trade rose by 0.2% and 0.4% respectively. Among the Member States for which data are available, total retail trade fell in eleven and increased in ten. The largest [...]
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November 2010 full time employment figures up on 2009

During November 2010, the registered full-time employed increased by 2,173, while the number of registered unemployed dropped by 933 when compared to November 2009. According to administrative records provided by the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) for November 2010, the labour supply increased by 1,240 persons, or 0.8 per cent over the corresponding month in [...]
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The April 5th 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks April 5th 2011 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. The story covered in this weeks issue is: Penitential walk to St Gregory parish church, Kercem. A penitential walk recently left from Salvatore Busuttil square [...]
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Kercem choral concert by the Kings Voices Choir, Cambridge

This coming Saturday, the 9th of April, Kercem Parish Church will host a choral concert by the Kings Voices Choir of Cambridge, England. This concert, which will commence at 8.00pm, has been orgainsed by the Kercem Local Council in collaboration with the Gozo Culture Office within the Ministry for Gozo. The Kings Voices Choir was [...]
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