Archive for » May 26th, 2011«

Sette Giugno to be commemorated in Xaghra ceremony

Xaghra Local Council in collaboration with the Gozo Cultural Committee, will be holding a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the 7th of June, 1919, riots, to be held on Tuesday, the 7th of June 2011. Four Maltese men were killed during these riots, amongst them Guzeppi Bajada who came from Xaghra. A commemorative monument [...]
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Welsh policewomen’s ‘Malta Madness’ for cancer charity

Two Welsh female police officers are in Malta and Gozo this week raising money for charity. Hari James and Ceri Hughes from Cardiff, have completed a two day 75km run around Malta and are half way through a sea kayaking tour of Gozo and Comino with ‘Gozo Adventures.’ The exhausting trip which the women have [...]
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The Regeneration of Child Care Facilities in Malta Grant

In March 2009 the Department of Social Welfare Standards which at that time was the Ministry for Social Policy, launched a European Regional Development Fund Aid Scheme to help enhance existing childcare facilities, re-locate premises or set up new centres for children aged 0-3 years of age. This grant scheme which carries an amount of [...]
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No E. Coli diarrhoea cases reported so far this year in Malta

The government has said that yesterday an outbreak of E.Coli has become apparent in northern Germany. The main presenting features are bloody diarrhoea which in some instances has led to the development of serious complications resulting in two deaths out of the 138 persons infected. The statement also said that no cases of diarrhoea caused [...]
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AD urges government to accept Libyan Transitional Council

Prof. Arnold Cassola, AD spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, stated that, “following the cruel repression of the Libyan people by Colonel Gaddafi and his entourage, it is now clear that many Libyan people no longer wish to be governed by such despotic rulers. Alternattiva Demokratika is asking the Maltese government to join Italy and [...]
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European Union rewards illegal immigrants – Andrew Brons

This week in the European Parliament in Brussels, Andrew Brons MEP made two speeches which were highly critical of the European Union’s handling of the immigration crisis facing Southern Italy and Malta. In his first speech he said that many of the immigrants arriving on the Italian island of Lampedusa were not asylum seekers, as [...]
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March total arrivals in accommodation up by 26% on 2010

Total arrivals in collective accommodation establishments in March amounted to 106,913, up by 26.0 per cent when compared to 2010. The average length of stay edged down to 5.1 nights. Non-resident arrivals and nights were calculated at 89,958 and 512,481 respectively. There were increases of 29.7 and 19.2 per cent in number of arrivals and [...]
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Kayak for Cancer Challenge in aid of Puttinu Cares

Four Maltese paddlers have stepped up their training regimes in preparation for the GasanMamo Kayak for Cancer Challenge in June, an open sea long distance marathon where they will cross the Malta Channel unassisted, without the help of escort boats. Dorian J. Vassallo, an employee of GasanMamo, initiated a sea kayak endurance challenge in 2008 [...]
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Talk on re-establishing The Gozo Civic Council is cancelled

Circolo Gozitano has said that due to unforeseen circumstances the discussion “The Gozo Civic Council – Should it be re-established?” which was to be held at the Circolo tomorrow, Friday, the 27th of May, has been postponed to a later date. The new date will be announced when available.
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