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Marsalforn art marathon celebrates International Youth Year

This year is the International Year of Youth designated by the United Nations and the European Year of Volunteering and JP2 Youths are organising an event for youths between sixteen and thirty years of age for to celebrate the occasion. The event will consist of an Art Marathon, where the student will be given the [...]
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Gozo SPCA collections taking place on Gozo Channel ferries

Collections by the Gozo SPCA are now taking place on the Gozo Channel ferries and will continue daily until next Wednesday, the 31st of August. Every year the association’s costs increase and building works will be starting soon for a new animal welfare centre in Gozo as soon as the MEPA permit has been granted, [...]
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The funeral of Gozo’s oldest priest took place this afternoon

The funeral took place late this afternoon of Mgr Edward Bondì Dalli, the oldest priest in the Gozo diocese. Dun Dward as he was commonly known, died on Tuesday morning at his family residence in Fortunato Mizzi St, Victoria, aged 97. He spent most of his lifetime serving Bishop Mgr Giuseppe Pace as his personal [...]
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AD announces changes in its spokespersons portfolios

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party has announced changes in its spokespersons portfolios. Yvonne Arqueros Ebejer, is spokesperson for Civil Rights and Culture, apart from party Deputy Chairperson. Carmel Cacopardo is spokesperson for Sustainable Development and Home Affairs; Andre’ Vella is spokesperson for Community Development and Youth; and Claire Azzopardi Lane is spokesperson for Disability [...]
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Nadur project – ‘Town twinning citizens’ meetings’ approved

An application entitled “Strengthening European Traditions through Volunteering” by the Nadur Local Council within the framework of the “Europe for Citizens Programme” Action 1: Measure 1.1 ‘Town Twinning Citizens’ Meetings,’ has been approved. Nadur will be teaming with Cicciano and Baveno Italy for the Nadur Christmas Market held annually in December, in an exchange of [...]
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Mark Miceli-Farrugia is the new Honorary President of SASM

Alan Bonnici, President of Stars And Stripes Malta (SASM) presented Mark Miceli-Farrugia with the Honorary President certificate of the same organisation. Mr Miceli-Farrugia has just returned to Malta after having served for four years as Malta’s Ambassador to the USA. He was based in Washington DC. The Honorary Presidency was awarded to Mr Miceli-Farrugia in [...]
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Possibility of university exams taken in Gozo being discussed

The Gozo University Group (GUG) is the only student organisation representing Gozitan students at the University of Malta; and has since its inception committed itself through the years to represent and promote the interests of Gozitan students. Likewise, it strives to make their life at university more trouble-free and it does its utmost to cater [...]
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Health Directorate guidelines on buying & storing fresh fish

Summer is synonymous with warm temperatures, sea and also increase in consumption of fish. Whilst the Health Inspectorate within the Environmental Health Directorate encourages the consumption of fresh local fish, the Health Inspectorate wishes to emphasize the importance of certain basic principles particularly during this period . Local data provided by the Directorate for Health [...]
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Xaghra Council delegation to visit Italy for the Figs Festival

Between Friday 26th and Tuesday 30th August 2011, a delegation from the Xaghra Local Council will will be visiting Italy for the annual Figs Festival held in San Michele Salentino. The council was invited to attend this meeting by Mr. Vincenzo De Leonardis who is the main coordinator of this event. This is a historical [...]
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Energy prices the largest source of inflation – CBM review

The Central Bank of Malta has published the second issue of its Quarterly Review for 2011. This issue analyses economic and financial developments during the first quarter of 2011 and going into the second. The Review commences with an analysis of the conduct of monetary policy within the euro area. The European Central Bank (ECB) [...]
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Unemployment figures for July down in Malta but up in Gozo

According to administrative records held at the Employment and Training Corporation, the number of persons registering for work in July amounted to 6,510. Of these, there were 5,809 registering in Malta and 701 in Gozo. When compared to last year, registered unemployment decreased by 331 in Malta, and went up by 13 in Gozo. The [...]
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