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A new statue of Maria Bambina inaugurated in Xaghra

The Xaghra Parish recently inaugurated a new statue of Maria Bambina to be used annually during the band march popularly known as ‘Il-Marc tad-Dimostrazzjoni’ which leaves Nazzarenu Square and ends in Victory Square. The new statue replaces the older one previously used for the band marches. It has been designed by artist Manuel Farrugia and [...]
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Malta’s spending increased on higher education – EU report

Europe urgently needs to address the social dimension of higher education more forcefully and coherently, particularly in view of the economic downturn. This is the conclusion of a new Commission report looking at national policies on access to higher education, funding and student support. The report, covering EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey, [...]
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Marsa C.C beat Melita C.C to take the Summer League title

The weekend was again packed with cricket. On Saturday the much awaited game between Marsa C.C and Krishna C.C to end the Summer league was played. There was even a mascot running around supporting the Krishna team. The Krishna team batted first. They had a poor start losing two key players in Andy Lenard and [...]
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27×3 Kinder European Endurance Challenge in its 8th day

Maltese athlete, Nathan Farrugia is running 27 marathons in 27 days, across 27 different EU countries. He is running 42.2Km every day and by the end of it he will have covered a total distance of approximately 1140Km. That’s equivalent to running in a straight line from Birmingham to Milan. The Kinder European Endurance Challenge [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 20th of September, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- KARMNU, TRIQ IL- LIBRERIJA, TRIQ IL- LIBRERIJA SQAQ NRU 1, TRIQ SIR ARTURO MERCIECA, TRIQ IL- [...]
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MEPA carries out air monitoring on Car Free Day

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) said that it is today conducting an air quality monitoring and traffic count survey in relation to the Car Free Day. Data is being collected from Naxxar Road, San Gwann during a 6-hour monitoring period between 09:00 and 15:00. The air quality monitoring survey will gather real time [...]
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Nadur hosts international small Charter Meeting this week

Nadur will be hosting a small Charter Meeting between the 23rd and 25th of September, on the theme: “Demographic development in rural areas. Ageing and decrease of the population and the effects for the liveability in the villages.” Five participants from: Italy, Bucine; Greece, Kolindros,; Cyprus, Lefkara; Slovenia, Moravce; Austria, Lassee; Czech Republic, Stary Poddvorov, [...]
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Kevin O’Neill is named as the Vodafone Hero for 2010

Kevin O’Neill has just returned from a fun-packed, all-expenses paid, weekend in London where he joined other Vodafone Heroes from operating companies around the globe to celebrate this achievement. Global Heroes was launched by Vodafone Group to recognise and celebrate high-performers and role models of The Vodafone Way. On a quarterly basis, Vodafone Group and [...]
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MaltaPost issues Hand Postmark – Malta Aviation Society

For the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Malta Aviation Society, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark – MALTA AVIATION SOCIETY – MALTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT , GUDJA – MALTA 19-09-11 will be used this Monday 19 September 2011 at the Malta International Airport Post Office. This Special Postmark can be ordered by [...]
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