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Gozo Diocese solidarity with Christians of Libya & Honduras

Gozo Bishop, Mgr Mario Grech yesterday made a donation of €4,000 each to Bishop Sylvester Magro OFM, Apostolic Vicar of Benghazi and to the Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli, Bishop Giovanni Martinelli OFM. Bishop Grech said that the donations were made as an expression of the closeness that the Gozitan Catholic community felt with the Church [...]
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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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Paul Haber ceramics talk and discussion at BOV Head Office

Bank of Valletta is inviting the Public to meet renowned Maltese Ceramist Paul Haber at the Bank’s Head Office in Santa Venera on Tuesday 5th July 2011 at 6.00pm. Haber’s work is currently on display in the foyer of BOV Centre until the 21st July. Included in the collection on display are two pieces from [...]
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Central Bank of Malta launches 5 commemorative €2 coins

The Central Bank of Malta recently organised a Symposium to launch a series of five €2 commemorative coins highlighting milestones in Malta’s constitutional history. The Symposium was led by Professor Henry Frendo and presentations on each milestone were made by: Dr Sergio Portelli on ’1849 First elected representatives’; Dr Albert Ganado on ’1887 Majority representation’; [...]
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Ryanair launches one million €9.99 September seats

Ryanair has announced that from midnight (24:00hrs) tonight Mon 27th June it will release 1million €9.99 seats for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in September. These “all in” low fares will be available on over 1,000 of Ryanair’s European routes but must be booked on www.ryanair.com before midnight (24:00hrs) Thursday 30th June. Ryanair’s €9.99 [...]
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Ministry for Gozo supports new sports facilities in Xewkija

The Xewkija Tigers football club has received a €20,000 grant from the Ministry for Gozo to assist in the cost of restructuring the team pitch This project includes approximately 4,200 square metres of land in Xewkija, which will be rehabilitated and have new artificial turf laid so that children and young people of the locality [...]
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