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Two dogs sadly abandoned on Ta’ Cenc cliffs in Gozo

The Gozo SPCA are asking for help with information on these two very frightened little dogs that were abandoned. “A kind young man took pity on these two sad little dogs (probably Yorkshire terrier crosses) when he found them abandoned on Ta ‘Cenc cliffs and took them home, he then cared for them for a [...]
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Christmas Crib Seminar being held this Sunday in Xaghra

The ‘Ghaqda ‘Il-Milied fix-Xaghra’ (Christmas in Xaghra Society) would like to remind everyone that it is organising a seminar about the tradition of the Nativity Scene this coming Sunday, the 27th of November, at 9.30am. The seminar is going to be held at the Xaghra Youth Centre, 28th April 1688 Str, Xaghra near the main [...]
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Pippin an “irresistible” puppy now ready for a loving home

Pawla’s puppy, the “irresistible” Pippin is a big strong handsome male, who was seven weeks old on the 22nd of November. Pawla, Pippin and Pandora are all at the Gozo SPCA in Victoria. He will be ready for rehoming next weekend, like Pandora, his black and white sister and his white sister, who is already [...]
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Christmas Weekend Fair at Msida Bastion Historic Garden

This year Din l-Art Helwa will be organising a Christmas Fair at the Msida Bastion Historic Garden on Saturday and Sunday 3rd and 4th December from 9 am to 1 pm. This fund raising family event will provide Din l-Art Helwa with much needed income for the maintenance of this spectacular garden that overlooks Marsamxetto [...]
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The Clock House in Victoria is set to shake, rattle and roll

The Clock House on Republic Street, Victoria, is opening its doors to all residents and visitors to Gozo on Wednesday, the 7th of December from 7pm. The small coffee shop and kitchen will be marking the occasion by offering tasters direct from their kitchen set to a soundtrack provided by local musical talent, Keith Anthony [...]
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Ryanair extends reserved seating to all routes from 2012

Ryanair has announced that it will extend its popular reserved seating service to all its routes, after successfully trialling it on over 100 routes since May. The pre-booked service, which will be bookable on all routes from 10th Jan 2012, costs just €10 (each way) and includes priority boarding. The optional service allows passengers to [...]
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Coach tours this weekend to see EU funded projects

The Planning and Priorities Coordination Division within the Office of the Prime Minister are reminding everyone that it will be organising coach tours highlighting the benefits of Cohesion Policy 2007-2013 this coming Saturday, the 26th and Sunday, the 27th of November, 2011. Four routes will be visiting various projects in Malta and two of the [...]
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GO again gives its full support to the Malta Red Cross

GO recently pledged its full support to the Malta Red Cross Malta Branch which provides crucial services in the voluntary field both locally and internationally. GO has made a donation to this hugely popular and widely respected humanitarian organisation, enabling its dedicated team of volunteers to keep up their sterling work. Through the partnership, the [...]
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‘Erasmus for All’ with 5 million in line fo rthe EU funding

Up to 5 million people, almost twice as many as now, could get the chance to study or train abroad with a grant from ‘Erasmus for All,’ the new EU programme for education, training, youth and sport proposed by the European Commission today. Among them would be nearly 3 million higher education and vocational students. [...]
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Christmas ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Cittadella Centre

The traditional Christmas ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is being shown on the big screen as part of ‘Sweet Music’ at St. John’s Hall, Citadella Centre for Culture and Arts, Victoria. ‘The Nutcracker’ will be shown on Sunday, the 4th of December, starting at 6pm. Attendance is free although pre-booking of seats is [...]
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Alarming drop in Europe’s plants, molluscs & freshwater fish

Europe’s natural heritage is showing an alarming decline, according to new research published this week. The European Red List, a part of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, assessed a considerable portion of Europe’s native fauna and flora, finding that a large proportion of molluscs, freshwater fish and vascular plants now fall into the [...]
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Damian Ebejer retrospective exhibition Never Mind the Dust

Damian Ebejer is inaugurating his first-ever retrospective exhibition ‘Never Mind the Dust’ on Friday, the 25th of November at Villa Madama in Balzan. The exhibition showcases over 30 of his paintings – a selection of works that span a period of more than 15 years, from the time when Damian held his first public solo [...]
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2010 resident and trainee band players up 3% to 4,123

Results from a survey carried out in 2010 among 90 active band clubs in Malta and Gozo showed a participation of 4,123 resident or trainee band players and 1,426 committee members. During 2010, total band club participation amounted to 30,134, a rise of 1.6 per cent compared to the previous year. Male affiliates amounted to [...]
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