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Santa Lucija’s annual Bis-Sahha Wine Festival in June

A reminder that Ta’ Klula Foundation of Santa Lucija, Gozo in collaboration with Marsovin Ltd will be organising its annual Bis-Sahha Wine Festival, to be held in the main square of the village. This years festival will include the full participation of John Muscat and Freddie Portelli, as well as live music, dance and traditional [...]
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The Gozo SPCA are looking for homes for Nic & his friends

The Gozo SPCA rehoming centre in Victoria, are looking for a home for ‘Nic,’ shown in the top photo, He is a young, friendly, male neutered tabby cat. Nic arrived at the centre in April, as a small kitten and has received lots of love and attention there, but now needs his own loving home. [...]
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EU agreement on charging lorries for noise and air pollution

EU Member States will in future have the right to apply the polluter-pays principle when setting road tolls on heavy goods vehicles. They will be able to levy charges for external costs and vary tariffs in order to ease congestion during peak hours and to encourage fleet renewal. Earmarking of revenues for transport infrastructure was [...]
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AD welcomes the divorce referendum Yes result

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party (AD) said it welcomes the divorce referendum result, adding that it was proud to have played a very important role in this victory and congratulates the majority for showing its maturity and confirming that justice triumphs over injustice, that tolerance prevails over discrimination and that compassion transcends insensitivity. Michael [...]
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A victory for the Divorce Movement with 52% of the vote

Update: The Divorce Movement has declared a victory in yesterday’s referendum after receiving around 52% of the total votes, it is thought that the figure may reach as high as 54%. Early indications had shown Gozo with a No vote could be leading the way, but voting in many other districts went the other way [...]
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Sorting of votes underway with Gozo leaning towards ‘NO’

The sorting of votes according to yes or no, got underway at 10am this morning. Political party agents started taking samples and the first samples appear to show that Gozo( district 13) is leaning towards a no vote. The yes vote appears to be leading in traditional pro-Labour districts and no in traditional pro-PN districts, [...]
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Final voter turnout on divorce referendum at 10pm is 72%

The Electoral Commission said that the final average turnout for the divorce referendum up to the close of polling stations at 10pm last night was approximately 72%. This is was thought to be the lowest turnout ever in Malta. Section 1 71% Section 2 71% Section 3 72% Section 4 73% Section 5 72% Section [...]
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