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The UK’s Chichester Singers to animate Mass at Xaghra

Schola Cantorum Jubilate presents the Chichester Singers from United Kingdom. They will be visiting and performing in Malta and Gozo between the 27th and 31st of May. The choir will animate the 11am Mass at the Basilica of Maria Bambina, Xaghra, in place of Schola Catorum Jubilate. The Gozitan Choir warmly invites everyone to attend [...]
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FKNK “strongly condems” any illegal shooting of storks

The Hunters’ Federation (FKNK) said today, that following the manifestation of migrating raptors that was witnessed over the Maltese Islands at the end of April, last Wednesday afternoon saw another unprecedented spectacle of migrating birds, this time white storks (Ciconia ciconia). FKNK said the first two flocks that arrived on Wednesday numbered close to 600 [...]
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Pastoral letter opting in favour of permanent marriage

A Pastoral Letter by the Bishops, 0pting in favour of permanent marriage. Dear Brothers and Sisters, On this fifth Sunday of Easter, God has offered us the gift of his Word in order that it may enlighten us, at a moment when, as Catholics, we are called upon to make a choice in favour of [...]
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The Gozo SPCA would love Harold to have a second chance

The Gozo SPCA in Victoria, are looking after this lovely labrador that had been abandoned in Nadur three weeks ago. Harold, as the centre volunteers have called him, is about 8 years old, but still very much young at heart. He is very friendly and loves to walk and play, it is as if he [...]
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EU approves new action plan to fight early school leaving

European Ministers back the European Commission’s action plan to fight early school leaving. Malta is in the top 3 countries in the EU27 with the highest rates of early school leavers. In 2000 it was 54.2%, in 2008 it had gone down to 39% and the last figures available are for 2009, which stood at [...]
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AD discusses divorce policy in a seminar with several NGOs

A seminar on family and divorce policy in the EU, was held at Europe House, Valletta, with the participation of organisers Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party and representatives from civil society, including Inizjamed; the Maltese Confederation of Women’s Organisations; Moviment Graffitti; and Zminijietna Voice of the Left Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said that, “Maltese [...]
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The Friends of the Sick and Elderly charity sale next Sunday

The Friends of the Sick and Elderly are organising the last charity sale before the summer season, next Sunday, the 29th of May, 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 [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija, Gozo, on Monday, the 23rd of May 2011, between the hours of 7.30am and 9.00am. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- BICCERIJA.
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