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New generator & energy saving lighting for Arka Foundation

The Arka Foundation has purchased and installed a new electricity generator for emergency power cut cases. This new generator replaced one that was 45-years old and was also very heavy in both noise and air pollution. New energy saving lighting has also been installed in the centre. The Foundation has benefited from approximately € 50,000 [...]
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Power suspensions in Sannat on Wednesday & Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 9th and Thursday, the 10th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Wednesday: TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA, TRIQ L- GHAXRA T’ OTTUBRU 1942, TRIQ RAS IN-NEWWIELA, TRIQ [...]
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Down Syndrome Association 30th anniversary conference

The Down Syndrome Association organised a conference on Saturday on the occasion of its 30th anniversary. The event was held at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall, St Francis Square, Victoria. The welcome address was made by Ms Marthese Mugliette, President of the Down Syndrome Association, this was followed by the opening address given by [...]
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BOV donates ‘World War Z’ funds to Charitable Institutions

Bank of Valletta recently presented funds received from the producers of the movie ‘World War Z’ to the Missionaries of Charity in Cospicua and the Fondazzjoni Bormliza Persuni b’Dizabilita. The façade of Bank of Valletta’s branch in Cospicua received a makeover to fit with the setting of the movie ‘World War Z’ starring actor Brad [...]
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Man taken to Gozo Hospital after forklift truck accident

A 31-year old man from Mosta was taken to Gozo Hospital earlier this afternoon after falling from a forklift truck he was working on The circumstances leading up to the accident, which happened in Triq it-Tokk, in Victoria, are not yet certain. The man is reported to be suffering from life-threatening injuries. Police investigations are [...]
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No landing fees for the winter schedule at Malta Airport

Malta International Airport (MIA) has announced that for the current Winter Schedule – November 2011 to March 2012 – it will be giving a 100% refund to all scheduled airlines on all their landing fees with the aim to stimulate traffic during the shoulder/winter months. When commenting about this decision, CEO Austin Calleja said that [...]
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St George’s Basilica eco-Gozo project nearing its completion

The three-fold project run by St George’s Basilica and funded through the Government’s eco-Gozo scheme is expected to be completed by the end of November, as originally planned. The project, entitled Reviving our Roots: The way forward to safeguard our heritage, was proposed to the Gozo Ministry by the Basilica’s Historical-Cultural Committee last January, and [...]
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Malta has the highest annual fall in retail trade in the Eu

In September 2011, compared with August 2011, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.7% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.3% in the EU27. In August retail trade rose by 0.1% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU27. In September 2011, compared with September 2010, the retail sales index decreased [...]
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Q3 Sales of fruit & vegetables increased but value dropped

Fresh fruit and vegetables supplies for the third quarter of 2011 amounted to 13.6 million kilograms, an increase of 11.8 per cent over the comparative period in 2010. On the other hand, the wholesale value declined by 25.5 per cent, amounting to €4.3 million, according to figures from the National Statistics Office. The volume of [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 9th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ KAROLINA CAUCHI, TRIQ IT- TMIENJA TA’ DICEMBRU, TRIQ IT- TABIB ANTON TABONE, TRIQ POMPEJ, TRIQ SAN DUMINKU [...]
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