Archive for » February 7th, 2012«

Gozo’s Air Malta office closure is an injustice – A. J. Stivala

“As you well know by now I am not Gozitan, but I retired and live in Gozo. Why oh why has Gozo got to be treated as second class island, why do Gozitans accept everything that is thrown at them? I am referring to the decision that Air Malta has made to close their Gozo [...]
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Xaghra 2012 Carnival activities get underway next week

Xaghra Local Council said that it is once again organising an edition of the village’s Carnival on Saturday, the 18th and Sunday, the 19th of February 2012. Saturday’s programme will be held in Nazzarenu Square and starts at 7.30pm. The programme includes dances from local companies and several competitions for the best carnival costumes for [...]
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Government announces a strong demand for stocks issue

There has been a positive demand both by members of the public and institutional investors for the first issue of Malta Government Stocks for the year 2012. By the closing dates at 5.00 p.m. on Friday 3rd February, 2012 and at noon on Tuesday 7th February 2012, the Treasury received the following applications/bids as shown [...]
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Heritage Malta tours of San Pawl Milqi this coming Friday

Heritage Malta is once again giving the general public the opportunity to visit the archaeological site of San Pawl Milqi located in Burmarrad. The site will be open on Friday, the 10th of February, Feast of St Paul, between 12.30pm and 4.30pm. Visitors will be able to view the archaeological remains of one of the [...]
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Fiscus tree chainsaw massacre, It-Tokk Gozo – J.A. Tyrell

“Can someone from the Ministry for Gozo please explain why the trees in Independence Square or It-Tokk area have been vandalised seemingly under the noses of the Ministry? All these trees are protected by Trees and Woodlands Protection Regulations (LN12 of 2001), which requires pruning only to take place under permit by the Malta Environment [...]
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Gozo SPCA marks World Spay Day with cat neutering event

Gozo SPCA is joining up with animal welfare societies around the world by marking World Spay Day 2012, which is on February the 28th. The Society are organising a month long cat neutering event in Gozo. Thanks to the generous financial support of the Marchig Animal Welfare Trust, Gozo SPCA is holding a neutering of [...]
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Lecture on Baroque Valletta with Prof. Dennis De Lucca

As part of the monthly series of cultural talks organised by Din l-Art Helwa, B.A (Arch.); B. Arch. (Hons.); Ph.D (Liverpool); F.A.S.I. (U.K.); A. & C.E. will be delivering a talk entitled ‘Baroque Valletta: A seventeenth-Century Jesuit Course in Military Architecture at the Collegium Melitense.’ The talk will be delivered, in English, at The Judge [...]
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Gozitan Priest Fr Anthony Zammit returning to Peru Mission

Fr. Anthony Zammit is a Gozitan Priest who this year on June the 27th, will be celebrating 25 years of God’s gift to him of priesthood. Fr. Anthony has spent 10 years of his priestly Ministry in Australia where he built the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Warrawong NSW in which on his [...]
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Shop owners request right to open without a €700 charge

GRTU has said again in a statement, that in agreement with Government it submitted on behalf of members, following the approval in a retailers` section meetings, a request for the suspension of the legally enforceable charge of €700 on each retail outlet wishing to open (unless their particular operation and locality from which they operate [...]
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Q4 volume & wholesale value on fruit & veg down in Gozo

In the fourth quarter last year Gozitan farmers produced 0.8 million kilograms of fresh fruit and vegetables, or 8.6 per cent of the total supply. The volume of fresh fruit and vegetables edged down by 0.8 per cent, while the wholesale value dropped by 14.6 per cent over the comparative quarter in 2010. In the [...]
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