Archive for » February 19th, 2012«

Din l-Art Helwa returns coat-of-arms to St Anthony’s Battery

Master Mason, Leli Bufajra, worked through the winter to carve the missing coat-of-arms that once adorned the entrance to the Fortizza ta’ Sant Antnin, on Qala Point, Gozo. Here seen having accomplished the massive job on a 2 metre block of hard stone chosen specially from a Gozo quarry, he proudly transports the coat-of-arms of [...]
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Malta’s performance in FLEGT survey slightly worse

In the implementation of the Action Plan on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Malta’s performance in the barometer survey is slightly worse The international non-governmental organisation WWF, of which Nature Trust (Malta) is a privileged partner, had been commissioned by the EU barometer to carry out a survey across all EU member states on [...]
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Gozo Regional Carnival 2012 attracts large crowds to Gozo

Large numbers of Maltese have crossed over for the 2012 Carnival weekend in Gozo. The extra visitors will be generating extra business across the island in what is normally thought as a quiet time of the year for the tourism industry. Large crowds visited the popular Nadur spontaneous Carnival on Friday and Saturday evening, with [...]
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A charity multimarathon challenge in memory of relatives

Try and imagine what it must be like to run a marathon on hills, grass, sand and mud, then waking up the next morning and realising that you will be doing the same thing all over again that day and in fact…..every day for 39 days. In March, Sports Therapist Anne-Marie ‘Arry’ Beresford-Webb (31) from, [...]
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Launch of the picture book ‘The Year of the Pale Sunflower’

The Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta donated 100 copies of a picture book with the title ‘The Year of the Pale Sunflower’ to the public library. Minister Dolores Christina, who attended the recent launch praised the initiative of the group and said this is a very useful book. Written by Silvia Roncaglia and [...]
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An ‘Open Morning’ next Sunday at the Gozo SPCA in Victoria

The Gozo SPCA, in Victoria will be holding an ‘Open Morning’ next Sunday, the 26th of February, between 9am and 1pm. It will coincide with the charity fair held on the adjacent football ground, to the rear of the bus station, in Victoria. Everyone is invited to go along and look around the centre and [...]
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New dog vaccine against Sand-fly to be launched in Malta

The Malta Veterinary Association has said that a new dog vaccine against Leishmaniosis, which is such a big problems for dogs across the Maltese islands, will shortly be available on the market for all its members. The vaccine is at the moment available from a limited number of practices but has not yet been officially [...]
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Discover the link between Dickens and the Maltese Seaman

Heritage Malta are inviting you to discover the link between Charles Dickens and the heroism of a Maltese seaman. The event, which takes place on Tuesday, the 28th of February, will start with a tour as an introduction for participants to Victorian Malta. There will be a warm drink of Bovril or Negus before a [...]
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Call anyone from your Melita Mobile for just 10c per minute

Melita Mobile has launched a new prepaid top-up offer which allows customers to call any other local number for just 10c per minute. To benefit from this offer, Melita Mobile prepaid customers will have to top-up with €10 or more to get 30 days of calls to any local network. The compnay said that there [...]
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Krishna C.C. square the series with win against Melita Betfair

On Saturday the fourth 40 over Winter series game between Krishna C.C and Melita Betfair C.C took place. The Melita team batted first and had a shocking start losing five wickets for thirty six runs up till the sixteenth over. Derek Ali doing the damage taking four wickets by far the best wicket taker for [...]
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