Archive for » January 4th, 2012«

“Three years waiting for a drain cover to be welded down”

“I have been asking my local council for the years to fix a loose drain cover outside the front door and below my bedroom window for three years and am still waiting for action from them, why do we have to complain till we are blue in the face to get simple things done? Below [...]
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Catholic Action Movement Gozo – Liturgy of the Word

A ceremony organised annually by the Catholic Action Movement in Gozo at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be taking place on Saturday, the 28th of January, appropriately near the liturgical feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Parents are being invited for a Liturgy of the Word presided by Bishop Mario Grech at 4.30pm during which [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Qala on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala, Gozo, on Friday, the 6th of January, between the hours of 8.00am to 2.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- WARDIJA and TRIQ IL- BARBAGANN.
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Rainbow 2012 International Arts Competition for Children

The Zanka Children and Youth Center in Hungary is currently organising the 18th International Arts Competition for Children. This competition has been held every two years for 37 years with the aim of contributing to children’s happiness in a peaceful world through art as well as to promote the development of their different personalities. Prospective [...]
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The Adoration of the Magi taking place this weekend

The Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem Nativity village will come to an end with the Adoration of the Magi on the Epiphany, Sunday the 8th of January 2012, when the three Wise Men will depart on horseback from the village of Mellieha in Malta to the Cirkewwa terminal where they will board a ferry in mid-afternoon to Gozo. [...]
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MEPA to decide on Armier substation application on Friday

Seven Environmental NGOs, Ramblers Association of Malta, Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Din L-Art Helwa, Malta Organic and Agriculture Movement, Nature Trust Malta, Friends of the Earth Malta and Birdlife Malta have issued a joint statement regarding the application to MEPA for an electricity substation to be built at Armier. The statement said, “this Friday, the [...]
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Q3 industrial turnover up & manufacturing new orders drop

The National Statistics Office issued figures today has issued data today showing that the total industrial turnover went up marginally by 0.2 per cent to 123.4 points in the third quarter of 2011, primarily as a result of an increase of 4.6 and 5.6 per cent in energy and capital goods. Offsetting this rise was [...]
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Polish diver rescued by the AFM in rough seas at Dwejra

A thirty-five year old Polish diver was rescued to safety by Maritime Squadron personnel yesterday evening after having found himself in difficulty due to rough seas and was unable to reach the shore at Dwejra, Gozo in an area known as the Azure Window. The AFM Operations Centre was first alerted at 6pm by an [...]
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‘No indication for women to remove their PIP breast implants’

The Superintendent of Public Health has said in a statement this morning “that following consultation with the Competent Authority for medical devices and a further evaluation of the evidence available to date by local experts, it has been concluded that to date there is no scientific evidence to link PIP breast implants with an increased [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Sannat on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Gozo, on Thursday, the 5th of January, between the hours of 8.00am to 2.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IT- TMIENJA W GHOXRIN TA’ APRIL 1688, TRIQ VINCENZO CARUANA SPITERI, TRIQ L- ISQOF DAVIDE COCCO PALMERI, [...]
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Special Hand Postmark issued for Ninu Cremona anniversary

For the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the death of Ninu Cremona, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark – 40 SENA MILL-MEWT TA’ NINU CREMONA 1972 – 2012 will be used today, Wednesday, the 4th January 2012 at the Post Office of Victoria Gozo. This Special Postmark can be ordered by mail [...]
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