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Pastoral Letter by the Bishops on the occasion of Lent 2012

A Pastoral Letter by the Bishops on the occasion of Lent 2012. The Exile Dear brothers and sisters, “Once again, it is the time of Lent. The culmination of Lent is the suffering, death and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ. These events are very relevant for our lives and during the coming forty days, [...]
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Swallow ringed in Malta is 10 millionth on Europe’s database

A female Barn Swallow, which was ringed in Malta on the16th of April 2011, was the 10 millionth entry to Europe’s largest scientific ringing database (EURING) on wild birds, Birdlife Malta said today. The female Barn Swallow was ringed during its return migration from African wintering grounds to its European breeding grounds. Two months later [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Qala and Ghasri on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala and Ghasri on Monday, the 20th of February, between the hours of 8.00am to 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Qala: TRIQ IL- PAPA PIJU IX, TRIQ IR- REBHA, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ SAN FRANGISK, PJAZZA SAN [...]
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‘Investi f’Darek’ property renovation scheme launched

‘Investi f’Darek,’ a property renovation scheme supporting urban regeneration while creating economic activity in our localities has been launched by the Minister of Finance the Economy and Investment Tonio Fenech and Minister for Tourism, Culture and the Environment Mario de Marco. The new scheme promotes investment in restoration, conservation and maintenance of privately owned residential [...]
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All Melita services to Gozo disrupted by damaged cable

A third party contractor working in the Mellieha area has damaged a main fibre cable connecting Malta and Gozo. This damage is disrupting all Melita services in Gozo. The company said that while apologising for any inconvenience caused, they would like to reassure customers that their technical team is already on site to repair the [...]
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The Friends of the Sick and Elderly Charity Sale next week

The Friends of the Sick and Elderly is organising a charity sale next Sunday, the 26th of February, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 8am to 1pm. A donation of €10 for sellers is requested. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac [...]
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Malta 49er team training underway for Olympics qualification

The Malta 49er team, Benji Borg and Seb Ripard have left Malta for Palma, Majorca for the next few weeks to undertake intensive training and sparring with other national 49er teams prior to the Olym-pic qualifiers in Croatia in May. Following an injury sustained to Borg’s knee whilst competing in Italy last year, the winter [...]
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