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Meeting held on the plans to restructure Marsalforn

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, addressed a meeting that was held recently for operators of tourist establishments in Marsalforn. During the meeting details were given of plans to restructure and improve this popular resort. Various officials attended the meeting including some from the Ministry for Gozo, the Parliamentary Secretariat for Small Businesses and Land, [...]
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Gozo SPCA warns on dangers of pets in cars in summer

Gozo SPCA has been notified of several recent cases of heat stroke among dogs waiting in hot cars for the ferry, both in Malta and Gozo. The Gozo SPCA said it appeals to the public travelling with animals between the islands to take the following precautions: Try to make the ferry journey in the cool [...]
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Malta below EU average on consumer goods prices

In 2010, price levels for consumer goods and services differed widely across Member States. Denmark (143% of the EU27 average) had the highest price level, followed by Finland (123%). Price levels of 10% to 20% above the EU27 average were found in Luxembourg and Sweden (both 120%), Ireland (118%) Belgium and France (both 112%), while [...]
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The feast of St John the Baptist celebrated at the Citadel

The feast of St John the Baptist was marked in Gozo by a special traditional event which has become part of Gozo’s cultural calendar. Il-Hgejjeg ta’ San Gwann was again enacted on the imposing Citadel bastions with scenic views of Gozo providing a unique backdrop to this annual event. This event included an animated cultural [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri, Gozo, on Thursday, the 30th of June, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: SQAQ IL- KNISJA, TRIQ IL- GONNA, TRIQ IL- KANUN, TRIQ IT- TAMAR, TRIQ TA’ WIED IL-GHASRI and TRIQ [...]
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19-year old man found dead at a residence in Fontana

The Gozo police have said that a 19-year old man from Zebbug, was found dead in bed at a residence in Fontana. The discovery mas made at around 7pm. He was certified dead on site. Magistrate Paul Coppini is conducting an inquiry and police are carrying out investigations into the background of the case.
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Non-compliant night lamps & electric insect killers warning

Inspections carried out by officials of the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) have led to the identification of non-compliant night-lamps and insect killers. Mains socket-outlet mounted night-light, as those illustrated, are non-compliant because they lack overload protection (fuse). Such night-lamps are also non-compliant because they are child- appealing. The most common non compliance [...]
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May industrial producer price index up on April and 2010

Provisional data indicate that the industrial producer price index went up by 1.1 per cent in May when compared to the previous month. In May, the producer price index for total industry went up by 1.1 per cent, primarily as a result of an increase in prices of 2.1 per cent in the intermediate goods [...]
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The 28th of June 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks June 28th 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 story covered in this weeks issue is: Pentecost vigil A Pentecost vigil was recently held at Archpriest Martin Camilleri square in Nadur, where Gozo [...]
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