Archive for » August 13th, 2011«

13 people given assistance at Comino, 3 with spinal injuries

Earlier today, Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo (E.R.R.C.) lifeguards rendered assistance to a number of people who were experiencing difficulties in the Blue lagoon, Comino. Assistance was rendered to 5 people suffering form minor injuries, 5 tired swimmers who needed assistance to reach shore safely and 3 female casualties who suffered spinal injuries. [...]
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‘Grand Operatic Concert’ being held at the Aurora Theatre

After the great success with ‘Puccini 150 – Anniversary Concert’ in 2008 as part of the festivities to commemorate the 150th anniversary from the birth Puccini, the Classique Foundation will once again present a grand vocal and orchestral concert – ‘Grand Operaic Concert.’ This concert will be held on Saturday, the 19th of November 2011, [...]
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Requirements for trading in food, live animals, plants etc

The Government has issued a statement on the requirements for trading in food, live animals, plants etc. All traders in food, feed, contact materials, plants, food supplements and live animals are being officially warned that although the Trading Regulations of 2004 (Legal Notice 315 of 2004 which can be downloaded from ) and Veterinary [...]
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Ghajnsielem Parish Church receives its new set of bells

The new set of eight bells which are set to dominate the belfry of the Ghajnsielem Parish Church, have arrived after the long trip from Cornille-Havard bell foundry in Normandy, France. Hunderds of parishioners gathered at Mgarr harbour to welcome the arrival of this long-awaited project. The largest bell, is the 5-tonne ‘Maria Loreta,’ with [...]
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Th Gozo SPCA have lots of kittens waiting for new homes

These pictures show just some of the kittens who are currently at the Gozo SPCA re-homing centre in Victoria, waiting for a new home. If anybody thinks that they can help with a home for any of these lovely kittens, or any of the other animals at the Gozo SPCA centre, then please email [...]
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Protocol signed between Gozo Ministry & Agenzija Appogg

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently presided over the signing of a protocol regarding child protection between the Social Work Unit within the Ministry for Gozo and Agenzija Appogg. This took place at the Ministry for Gozo, Victoria. Agenzija Appogg forms part of the Foundation for Social Welfare Services. The Agency has as its [...]
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Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming at Dwejra

A man died early yesterday evening after getting into difficulties while swimming at Dwejra The police said that members of the public had given first aid to the man after helping to get him out of the sea. The man, who is from Ghajnsielem and 60-years of age, was taken from the scene by a [...]
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