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Heritage Malta guided tours on the occasion of Xaghra Day

On the occasion of Xaghra Day, which will be celebrated this Saturday, the 30th of April 2011, Heritage Malta is offering a guided tour to the Ggantija Temples and Ta’ Kola Windmill. Those who are going to participate must meet in front of the Ggantija Temples at 10.30am. In addition, all Xaghra residents will be [...]
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APS Bank launches the Second National Music Competition

Following the success of the first National Music Competition for Maltese Composers held in 2007, APS Bank has launched its second national competition for the writing of new works. Entrants are to choose from two categories of composition and prizes will be awarded for each of the categories following adjudication by an independent international jury. [...]
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EU funds allocated for restoration works at Ta ‘Pinu Shrine

The Ta’ Pinu National Shrine has been allocated European funds co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), with the project “Discovering cultural and religious tourism in Gozo.” The financial grant amounts to 85% on a project cost of €400,000. This finacial aid is being granted to restore the Museum Dar Karmni Grima, as well [...]
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Euro area and EU27 deficit at 6.0% and 6.4% of GDP

In 2010, the government deficit of both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27 decreased compared with 2009, while the government debt and GDP increased. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio decreased from 6.3% in 20093 to 6.0% in 2010, and in the EU27 from 6.8% to 6.4%. In the euro [...]
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Power suspensions in San Lawrenz/Gharb and Nadur

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in San Lawrenz/Gharb, Gozo, on Thursday, the 28th of April, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: San Lawrenz/Gharb: Triq Albert W Ketelby, Triq Portelli Frangisk, Triq Tumas Cassar, Triq Karmni Grima and [...]
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New buses for Arriva transport dock in Malta this morning

Wet weather greeted the arrival of 172 new buses for Arriva in Malta this morning at Laboratory Wharf. They were met by Keith Bastow, Managing Director for Arriva in Malta. The King Long buses are made up with 49 new 9-metre buses and 125 new 12-metre buses. Two of those buses are already in Malta, [...]
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The Prime Minister pays a visit to the Gozo School of Art

The Prime Minister, Dr. Lawrence Gonzi, paid a visit recently to the Gozo School of Art and was shown around the centre by the Head of school, Joseph Attard, who explained the ethos of the school. The visit started with the feature of exhibits in Sugar Crafts. This was followed with the inauguration by the [...]
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General government debt estimated at €226m or 3.6 GDP

The National Statistics Office said in a statement this morning that in 2010, General Government net borrowing (or deficit) was estimated at €226.3 million, up from a deficit of €217.0 million for 2009. This is equivalent to 3.6 per cent of GDP, down from 3.7 per cent for 2009. At the end of 2010, the [...]
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Shortfall in the general government account almost €52 m

The deficit recorded by the General Government for the fourth quarter of 2010 amounted to €51.7 million, up from €11.0 million in the comparable period of 2009. During the December quarter, total revenue stood at €673.0 million, an increase of €14.5 million compared to the corresponding quarter in 2009. The main contributors were ‘taxes on [...]
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Organisations to apply to watch referendum vote counting

The Electoral Commission has said that it will receive requests up to Friday, 6 May 2011, from bona fide organisations and groups who wish to observe the counting of ballot papers from within the area provided for candidates and agents in the building where counting of ballot papers takes place, from Saturday, 28 May 2011, [...]
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The May Gozo Half Marathon, a challenge for all athletes

On Sunday, the 8th of May 2011, the Gozo Amateur Athletic Association (GAAA) in collaboration with the Malta Amateur Athletic Association, the Xaghra Local council and the Ministry for Gozo is holding the 36th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon. This annual event is a challenge for all athletes especially for all Gozitan footballers, athletes [...]
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The April 26th 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks April 26h 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 stories covered in this weeks issue are: 1. The Victoria Scout group and the Xaghra Scout group recently celebrated Founder’s Day with a church [...]
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