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Wirt Ghawdex lecture being held by Dr Edward Warrington

Wirt Ghawdex are organising a lecture by Dr Edward Warrington, entitled ‘Exile or Paradise? Comino on the fringes of Maltese politics and public policy. The lecture will be held at the Ministry for Gozo conference hall in St Francis Sqaure, Victoria, at 6.30pm. It will be delivered in English and is open to the general [...]
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The Gozo SPCA would like Poppy to find a new loving home

Poppy, a lovely peach coloured kitten, is currently at the Gozo SPCA rehoming centre in Victoria. She has been at the centre for 2 months and is now in need of her own loving home. Poppy has been neutered and she is a very friendly and playful kitten. The Gozo SPCA currently has 16 dogs, [...]
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Email not taking over from letters in Malta – World Post Day

In a statement today marking World Post Day, the Malta Communications Authority said that “MaltaPost still handles 121,000 letters and parcels every day, with no no indication that email is going to dampen the postal sector.” the statement continued, “This sector will be fully liberalised at the end of December and this is expected to [...]
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Agriculture committee calls for EU-wide action to save bees

Rising bee mortality could devastate EU food production and environmental stability, Agriculture Committee MEPs warned on Thursday. An estimated 84% of plant species and 76% of food production in Europe depend on pollination by bees. To protect them, the committee urged the Commission and Member states to take coordinated action, including stepping up investment in [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem, Gozo, on Monday, the 10th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- GOJJIN, TRIQ IL- HORG, TRIQ IX- XAGHRI and TRIQ IS- SUMMIEN.
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Malta Mini Owners Club exhibition in Xaghra next weekend

As part of the feast of Christ the King, the Xaghra Local Council is organising a Mini Minors exhibition between 9.30am and noon in Orchard Street. There will be a display of around 20 Mini Minors and the event is being organised in collaboration with the Malta Mini Owners Club.
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EU Budgets Committee settle on the final figures for 2012

The final figures for the budget 2012, as amended by the Budgets Committee, are now available. These are the results of two days of negotiations and voting and are to be used as Parliament’s position in its negotiations with EU Member States. In general, MEPs sought to restore the draft budget proposed by the Commission, [...]
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