Archive for » August 10th, 2011«

E.R.R.C. provide assistance to 7 people at the Blue Lagoon

Ealier this evening, Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps, (E.R.R.C.) lifeguards rendered immediate assistance to seven people at the Blue lagoon. At around 5.30pm, E.R.R.C. lifeguards assisted the first person in difficulty and helped them safely to shore. Less then five minutes later another six people who were swimming needed assistance after finding themselves in [...]
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Spectacular ‘Sky’ Concert of fireworks to by held in Zebbug

The St Mary Fireworks Group of Zebbug, Gozo, in collaboration with Merlinfire of Malta, are holding for the first time in Zebbug a spectacular concert of fireworks and music, entitled ‘Sky Concert.’ The event will a pyromusical with fireworks effects, blended and synchronised to well-known musical scores. The fireworks will be provided by the Lily [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Gharb on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Gharb, Gozo, on Friday, the 12th of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ FRENC TA’ L-GHARB, TRIQ ID- DISGHA U GHOXRIN TA’ AWWISSU 1679, SQAQ PAPA KLEMENT XIV, PJAZZA GERANO [...]
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General Workers’ Union officially recognised by Arriva

Arriva and the General Workers’ Union (GWU) have signed an agreement, with Arriva Malta officially recognising GWU as the union representing drivers and support staff at the company. GWU Secretary General Tony Zarb said, “More than 50 per cent of Arriva Malta’s driving and support staff have chosen the GWU to represent their interests. We [...]
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FIMBank Group announces positive half-yearly results

The FIMBank Group has announced an after-tax profit of USD4.08 million for the six months ended 30 June 2011, an increase of over 20% when compared with USD3.39 million registered for the same period in 2010. This figure emerges from the consolidated interim results of the FIMBank Group which were recently approved by its Board [...]
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Cory’s Shearwater chicks alone after parents killed in Gharb

BirdLife Malta said it has today filed reports with MEPA and the Gozo Police over the find of four dead Cory’s Shearwater dumped on top of the Gharb cliffs last weekend. The birds were found by a member of the public who photographed them and contacted BirdLife Malta. Birdlife said that the birds’ underwing feathers [...]
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Construction and restoration of Ghajn tal-Logog in Fontana

The Ministry for Gozo has said that new construction and restoration works of L-Ghajn tal-Logog found near L-Ghajn tal-Hasselin (wash-house) are in full swing. This work is being carried out by the Fontana Local Council and is being financed by the Ministry for Gozo under the eco-Gozo scheme for Local Councils. The Minister for Gozo, [...]
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June’s industrial production down by 1.7% on last year

According to figures from the National Statistcs Office, in June, industrial production decreased by 1.7 per cent from 104.4 points in June of the previous year. Capital and consumer goods fell by 7.5 and 3.1 per cent respectively, pushing the index down. This was partly mitigated by a rise of 1.0 and 3.7 per cent [...]
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Malta’s new Prime TV Shopping channel launched on Melita

Melita has announced that Prime Shopping Channel, a new local teleshopping TV station, has been added to its channel line-up. Prime Shopping Channel is a brand new privately-owned local TV station launching its commercial broadcast schedule in early September, while test transmissions have already started. The company said that the channel is available for free [...]
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