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Ghajnsielem & Gharb delegations visit Erchie on cultural tour

A group from the Local Council’s of Ghajnsielem and Gharb were recently invited by the Erchie Local Council, a small town in the Province of Brindisi in Italy, to participate in an EU programme,’Religious Tourism’ for small provincial towns in the EU. Other participants included the Romania communities of Bogati and Valvori De Jos. The [...]
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Bir Miftuh International Music Festival 2011 – Final Concert

The medieval Church of Santa Marija ta’ Bir Miftuh c 1450 in Gudja, with its unique frescos of the Last Judgment, fluted arches and perfect acoustics provides an exceptional back drop to the high calibre international artists who perform during this Festival. The third and final concert, which takes place on Saturday 18th June, is [...]
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Air Malta terminates workers employment at Selmun Hotel

Air Malta Advises union representatives of termination of employment of 58 employees at Selmun Palace Hotel “This is the first of some difficult decisions being taken by the Board of Directors to save the airline and hundreds of jobs at Air Malta,” said Peter Davies, CEO Air Malta Air Malta has advised the union representatives [...]
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The 27×3 Kinder European Endurance Challenge 2011

2011 is the European Year of Volunteering and to mark this occasion, Maltese athlete, Nathan Farrugia and Briton, John Wilton-Davies will be running 27 marathons in 27 days, across 27 different EU states. The Kinder European Endurance Challenge aims to spread a message of solidarity across the EU during the European Year of Volunteering, as [...]
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Eco-Gozo grants of €660,558 awarded to Gozitan Councils

Eight Gozitan Local Councils and three Hamlets were together awarded a total grant of €660,588 from the eco-Gozo budget to fund 95% of the total cost of each of the thirteen projects selected amongst those submitted in a scheme sponsored by the Ministry for Gozo. The funds derive from the €25 million allocated for the [...]
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A chance to see Malta’s latest breeding bird at Ghadira

BirdLife Malta is inviting the public to join special guided tours at Ghadira Nature Reserve this Sunday, to see a pair of Black-winged Stilts and their chicks. This new family is the first record for Malta of this species breeding in the wild For two weeks in May, a pair of Black-winged Stilts had been [...]
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Health Inspectorate destroys over 631Kg of food in May

The following is a summary of some activities undertaken by the Health Inspectorate Services of the Environmental Health Directorate within the Public Health Regulation Department during the month of May, 2011. Although the Summer season has not officially started, the Health Inspectorate is already experiencing an increase workload that the warm seasons normally bring with. [...]
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E.R.R.C. provide First Aid cover during Notte Gozitana

Last weekend the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps, (E.R.R.C.) gave First Aid and Ambulance Service throughout the fifth edition of the Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana. Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana is Gozo’s version of the White Night. It was a jam-packed weekend of events and activities held around the streets and squares of Victoria. To contribute [...]
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MCCAA issues recall on notebook computer batteries

The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) has been notified of a recall issued by the Hewlett Packard Company regarding notebook computer batteries. These lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are used with various models of HP and Compaq notebook computers. Consumers should immediately remove the batteries from their notebook computer and contact HP or their local [...]
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GDP for first quarter up 5% on 2010 or 2.3% in real terms

Provisional estimates indicate that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter this year amounted to €1,545.3 million, an increase of 5.0 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year. In real terms, GDP went up by 2.3 per cent. During the period under review, growth in value added was generated by the [...]
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The Gozo Civil Protection Department rescues dog from well

Last Monday evening our Kelb tal-Fenek fell into an uncovered well on the outskirts of San Lawrenz. Luckily the well water was only a couple of metres below the ground, and she was able to bark to let us know of her location whilst treading water. However, the well head was far too small for [...]
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