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Pauline Portelli of Nadur is 1000th Fibre Power customer

Melita customer Mrs Pauline Portelli from Nadur, Gozo is the 1000th customer to switch to Melita’s Fibre Power service. Melita said that Mrs Portelli has been upgraded for free to Melita’s 100 Megabit Fibre Power broadband internet service as a token of appreciation. Since launching in May, Meliea said that its Fibre Power has attracted [...]
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Libyan rebel forces storm Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli

Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli has been taken over by the Libyan rebels who breached its defences from both the North and South following a day of fierce fighting. Once inside the compound there were reports of little resistance from Gaddafi’s supporters and there was no sign of the former Libyan leader, whose whereabouts remain unknown. [...]
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Agricultural show & walk to the Manikata Rural Heritage trail

On Saturday, the 27th of August, On the eve of the parish feast of St Joseph in the rural village of Manikata, the village will hold its ninth annual agricultural show. There will be an exhibition of fruits and vegetables grown locally by Manikata farmers and organised by Koperattiva Rurali Manikata. The evening will continue [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Thursday, the 25th of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- WIEHED U TLETIN TA’ MARZU 1979, TRIQ IT- TMIENJA TA’ DICEMBRU, TRIQ GHAJN QATET, TRIQ WISTIN [...]
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Malta formally recognises Libyan Transitional Government

In a statement today, The Prime Minister Dr Lawrence Gonzi said that after an emergency Cabinet meeting to discuss the ongoing developments in Libya, the Cabinet “reiterated its support to the Libyan people in their efforts for freedom, democracy and protection of human rights.” The Council “also acknowledges the National Transitional Government as the legitamate [...]
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Marine Environment Photographic Competition closes soon

For the fifth consecutive year Din l-Art Helwa is organizing a photographic competition for the marine environment in order to raise awareness about the importance and state of the coastline and surrounding waters of the Maltese islands. This initiative constitutes part of the Blue Campaign undertaken by the heritage and environmental organization and is open [...]
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2nd quarter volume of fresh fruit & veg up but value drops

Figures from the National Statistics Office show that during the second quarter, the volume of fresh fruit and vegetables advanced by 10.1 per cent, while the wholesale value declined by 1.0 per cent, when compared to the corresponding quarter last year. The supply of fresh fruit and vegetables for the second quarter this year amounted [...]
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The 23rd of August 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks August 23rd 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: Santa Maria agrarian show. Around 8,000 people visited the Santa Maria agrarian show at the Ninu Cremona [...]
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Fundraising concert held at the Citadel Square for the FSEG

Last Friday, the Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo ( FSEG ) held a large fundraising concert at the Citadel Square in Victoria – “Rock The Citadel.” Local bands from Gozo and Malta took part, with some performances from new and very talented musicians, including Nicholas Haber, Ben Brient, Heavenly Blue and the [...]
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