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FKNK suspends its participation on Malta Ornis Committee

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said in a statement this evening that “the Government’s refusal to open the Trapping Season for the Golden Plover this autumn/winter is simply and totally illogical and insensible.” FKNK said that, “officials from the Federation carried out further talks with personnel from the Office of the [...]
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AD calls for review of immigrants length of stay at Safi

Following a visit to the Safi Detention Centre, AD has called for a review of length and conditions for detention and for increased efforts towards responsibility-sharing in the EU. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “Malta should give due importance to the humanitarian realities of immigrants, whilst also having a clear integration policy that matches immigrants’ [...]
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AD calls for review in immigrants length of stay at Safi

Following a visit to the Safi Detention Centre, AD has called for a review of length and conditions for detention and for increased efforts towards responsibility-sharing in the EU. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “Malta should give due importance to the humanitarian realities of immigrants, whilst also having a clear integration policy that matches immigrants’ [...]
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Carol concert by Chorus Urbanus opens Christmas Village

Chorus Urbanus opens its series of commitments for the yuletide period with just less than a month to go to Christmas Day. The Choir started the season with a concert of carol-singing to open the Christmas Village organised by the Victoria Local Council. As in previous editions, the Christmas Village in Victoria Gozo is being [...]
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Pastoral letter for Advent – The Courage to Renew Oneself

Archbishop Paul Cremona and Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, have today issued a pastoral letter for Advent entitled “The Courage to Renew Oneself.” The letter is shown in full below: Brothers and sisters, “We bring you this letter on the first Sunday of Advent – the time which leads us to Christmas. From the human point [...]
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Gozitan involved in a stabbing incident with a British man

A British man was badly injured this morning during a fight at Mistra. The man was reported to have been stabbed in the fight, but his injuries are not critical. A 30-year old man from Zebbug in Gozo who was also involved in the fight, was slightly injured. Police investigations are underway.
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Gozitan involved in a stabbing incident with a British man

A British man was badly injured this morning during a fight at Mistra. The man was reported to have been stabbed in the fight, but his injuries are not critical. A 30-year old man from Zebbug in Gozo who was also involved in the fight, was slightly injured. Police investigations are underway.
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Campaign launched for National Breastfeeding Week 2011

The theme chosen for this year’s National Breastfeeding Week’s initiative is: ‘Il-Halib tal-Omm: Dak li taghti lit-tarbija llum jirrifletti ghada.’ Minister for Health, the Elderly and Community Care, Joe Cassar said that the aim of this year’s campaign is to further promote and support breastfeeding in Malta. Breastfeeding offers various benefits for both the baby [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria and Ghajnsielem

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria and Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Monday, the 28th of November between the hours of 8.30am to 2.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Victoria: TRIQ IT- TMIENJA TA’ DICEMBRU, TRIQ IL- WIEHED U TLETIN TA’ MARZU 1979, TRIQ GHAJN [...]
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Annual Carols by Candlelight at St. Augustine’s Monastery

With the festive season fast approaching the annual event of ‘Carols by Candlelight’ with Schola Cantorum Jubilate is a welcome start to the Christmas celebrations. For the ninth consecutive year, Schola Cantorum Jubilate is presenting what they describe as “the main Christmas event in Gozo – Carols by Candlelight.” The choir, under the direction of [...]
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Urgent call for measures to halve food waste by 2025 in EU

Almost 50% of edible and healthy food gets wasted in EU households and supermarkets each year while 79 million EU citizens live beneath the poverty line and 16 million depend on food aid from charitable institutions. The Agriculture Committee has called for urgent measures to halve food waste by 2025 and to improve access to [...]
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SAVE and REDUCE – Eco-Gozo home consultancy visits

The Eco-Gozo Home Consultancy Visits project emanates from the Eco-Gozo action plan and is in line with the government’s target to transform Gozo into an ecological island by 2020. The proposed project aims to inform all Gozitan residents how to reduce the carbon and water footprints of their household and to encourage appropriate waste management [...]
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