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Gozo CCU Foundation to benefit from 1027 mile charity run

Anne-Marie ‘Arry’ Beresford-Webb, (30) and Guy Hicks (31) from South Wales, UK, were due to set off running together on a 1027 mile multiday trail ‘Ultramarathon’ (1) in an attempt to raise money for two charities, the Gozo CCU Foundation Ventilator Fund and the Velindre Cancer Centre in Wales. The very sad news is that [...]
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Successful New Year’s Day auction at Id-Dar tal-Providenza

Id-Dar tal-Providenza would like to thank all those who participated and helped in this year succesful acution, held on the 1st January 2012. A special thank you goes to all those local artists who donated their work for this auction and for the support of Mr Grech Pillow of Obelisk Auctions. For a few more [...]
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AFM coordinates with US Navy in rescue of 68 persons

Earlier today, the Armed Forces of Malta’s Rescue Co-ordination Centre (RCC Malta) at Luqa Barracks, successfully concluded a search-and-rescue operation which it coordinated with the assistance of the US Navy. A total of 68 persons were rescued from the high seas. The dinghy in distress was eventually located in a position 59 nautical miles South-South-West [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Sannat

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Sannat, Gozo, on Tuesday and Wednesday, the 17th and 18th of January, between the hours of 8.00am to 2.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Xaghra Tuesday: TRIQ MARSALFORN Sannat Tuesday: TRIQ BARDAN, TRIQ IL- KBIRA and [...]
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Letter to BA requests fair broadcasting during elections – AD

In a letter sent to the Broadcasting Authority (BA), Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party asked the Authority to ensure fair broadcasting in the eventuality of general elections. In reply, Pierre Cassar, CEO of the BA, said that this will be discussed by the board during the next meeting. Ralph Cassar, AD General Secretary, said, [...]
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Maltapost early collections and closures for this Tuesday

MaltaPost has said that by agreement with the Malta Communications Authority, mail from all public letterboxes will be collected at 2.00pm on Tuesday, the 17th of January 2012. The Parcel Office at the MaltaPost Head Office in Marsa will be opening from 8.00am to 4.00pm on Tuesday the 17th of January 2012.
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Consultation on making it easier to pay without cash in EU

The European Commission need your opinion on how to give EU shoppers a better choice of cash-free payment methods, especially online, by spurring competition in the electronic payments market. When you buy something from another EU country, you shouldn’t be charged more for using your preferred method of payment than you would be at home. [...]
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New catalogue on works of art within St George’s Basilica

Charles R. Cassar’s dissertation on the precious collection of works of art at St George’s Basilica in Victoria is, the Parish said, “certainly one of the most valuable recent contributions to its history.” Charles Cassar has just graduated BA(Hons) in History of Art at the University of Malta, and his research study, a catalogue of [...]
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Meltia C.C earns 8 points after walkover by Marsa C.C

On Saturday it was a very disappointing day for the Marsa C.C who had to give a walkover to the Melita C.C team. From the walkover Melita earned eight points and after the second round now completed are only five points behind the leaders Krishna C.C. The day was not lost and with plenty of [...]
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HSBC capital-secured ELDA with potential return of 6.5 %

Following the recurring success of previous issues over the years, HSBC Bank Malta is launching the 30th issue of Equity Linked Deposit Account (ELDA). The issue offers capital security and the potential of higher annual returns than those normally offered by other deposit accounts, coupled with the benefit of HSBC’s global expertise. Denominated in euro, [...]
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